Arsenal blew it again – and nobody is surprised

Pathetic. Totally and utterly pathetic. When Yannick Bolasie, a man who hasn’t scored for about 20 years, fired a shot past Petr Cech to equalise, in a game in which Crystal Palace managed barely a shot on target, nobody was surprised. And that tells you everything you need to know about this team, this season, … Continue reading Arsenal blew it again – and nobody is surprised

Could Per and Petr return for Crystal Palace’s visit to the Emirates?

Arsene Wenger has not ruled out a return to first team action for both Per Mertesacker and Petr Cech as Arsenal prepare to host Crystal Palace on Sunday). In his pre-match press conference, the Gunners boss revealed the latest team news ahead of his side’s return to Premier League action. He said: “From last Saturday's … Continue reading Could Per and Petr return for Crystal Palace’s visit to the Emirates?

VIDEO: Enjoy some of Mesut’s moments of magic as he earns spot on PFA shortlist

Arsenal’s midfield ace Mesut Ozil says he is “proud” to be in the running for the PFA’s Player of the Year award. The German has enjoyed a stellar season so far – notching up 18 assists and six goals in the Premier League – and his efforts were duly rewarded with nominations from PFA members … Continue reading VIDEO: Enjoy some of Mesut’s moments of magic as he earns spot on PFA shortlist

How will this Arsenal side compare to teams of recent past?

With just six games remaining in this season’s Premier League, we take a quick look at how Arsene Wenger’s men are likely to shape up against Gunners teams over the last five years. To date, Arsenal have won 17 of their 32 matches, drawn eight and lost seven. They have scored 55 goals and conceded … Continue reading How will this Arsenal side compare to teams of recent past?

Five defensive options for Arsene Wenger to ponder this summer

After throwing away a two-goal lead at West Ham on Saturday, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger faced renewed calls from fans to ensure that money was spent bolstering his defence this summer. Heading into the game at Upton Park, Arsenal had the third best defence in the league, having conceded 30 goals, but the Gunners slipped … Continue reading Five defensive options for Arsene Wenger to ponder this summer

Arsenal’s title hopes all-but over as they squander two-goal lead at West Ham

Arsenal squandered a two-goal lead at Upton Park in a game that ended in a pulsating 3-3 draw. Needing a win in order to keep their faint hopes of winning the Premier League title alive, Arsenal made a scintillating start and went to two up thanks to goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. But … Continue reading Arsenal’s title hopes all-but over as they squander two-goal lead at West Ham

It’s now or never for Arsenal as they face testing trip to in-form West Ham

Saturday’s visit to Upton Park is a do-or-die fixture for an Arsenal side clinging on to title ambitions. There’s no question – it’s going to be a real test for the Gunners, the like of which they have scarcely faced at Upton Park for a generation. It would not be unkind to say that West … Continue reading It’s now or never for Arsenal as they face testing trip to in-form West Ham