A Europa League success over Rapid Vienna that was years in the making.
Does Arsene Wenger's long-awaited book live up to the hope of Gunners fans?
Former Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has said Aaron Ramsey’s departure from Arsenal will be a “loss” for the club. The Frenchman was answering questions ahead of the Laureus Sports Awards held in Monaco on Sunday and was quizzed on a wide range of topics, including Ramsey’s decision to sign for Italian giants Juventus. Here’s what … Continue reading Arsene Wenger shares his thoughts on Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey
The announcement of Arsene Wenger’s departure on Friday sparked something that hasn’t truly happened for a long time, the Arsenal fanbase came together. It has been months – years perhaps – since there was such a collective feeling of goodwill around the club, a single focal point around which the fans and followers of the … Continue reading Arsene Wenger’s decision to step down has given fans something to rally around at last
The immediate future of Arsenal Football Club could well hinge on the outcome of Thursday’s trip to Milan in the Europa League. After Saturday’s fresh debacle at Brighton, it feels more and more as though the Frenchman’s days at the club are numbered and a heavy defeat in the only competition that still offers Arsene … Continue reading Why Europa League clash with Milan could well decide future of Arsenal
Nothing will change at Arsenal until the manager leaves. A simple summary but an apt one after a pathetic Carabao Cup performance in which Arsenal were utterly powerless against a Manchester City side that ground them into the dust. City pressed high and hard, as so many have done this season, and Arsenal time and … Continue reading Carabao Cup final: Nothing will change at Arsenal until the manager leaves.
Does anybody do a transfer saga quite as well as Arsenal? It doesn’t appear so given the club’s lengthy and unenviable track record of protracted, embarrassing and ultimately damaging departures down the years. Of course, we all view the football world through the prism of our own club and tend to view our own experiences … Continue reading Whatever happens, Arsenal must act decisively in Sanchez transfer saga
We have plumbed depths so deep in recent years that is difficult to be embarrassed as an Arsenal fan these days. But, if there is one lesson we have all learned as Gooners over the years, it’s that you should never underestimate the ability of this team to surprise you, for better or, more likely, … Continue reading Another week, another farce for Arsenal in FA Cup horror show at Nottingham Forest
If I learned one thing from last night’s six-goal thriller against Liverpool it’s that we will never again be a sound defensive unit under Arsene Wenger. The days of miserly, tough-tackling defending, and no-nonsense midfields are gone and will not be coming back as long as the Frenchman is in charge at the Emirates. Arsene … Continue reading Arsenal break even against Liverpool as win-or-bust football persists
Much of the talk around Arsenal this week has been about managing expectations after a pretty lacklustre start to the season. In this context, managing can be read as lowering, which is not something any Arsenal fan has really had to do for the last two decades or so. Whatever the circumstances, most of us … Continue reading Lowering expectations doesn’t mean fans can’t expect better from the team