Frankfurt vs Arsenal: Europa League clash comes at the wrong time for wobbling Gunners

The launch of Arsenal’s Europa League campaign at Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday feels like an unwelcome distraction after a stinker of a weekend for the Gunners. Sunday’s lamentable draw at Watford – coupled with wins for all our top four rivals - has left fans in a rancorous mood and a tricky midweek trip to … Continue reading Frankfurt vs Arsenal: Europa League clash comes at the wrong time for wobbling Gunners

Europa League final: So much more than a trophy at stake as Arsenal prepare to take on Chelsea

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of the Europa League final to Arsenal, both for the immediate and medium-term future of the club. There’s no suggestion we are in imminent danger of financial ruin should we fail to beat Chelsea on Wednesday – we’re far too well run for that – but our stature and … Continue reading Europa League final: So much more than a trophy at stake as Arsenal prepare to take on Chelsea

Gunners ‘share fans’ concerns’ over Europa League final tickets

Arsenal says it ‘shares the concerns’ of fans over the choice of venue for the final of this year’s Europa League and has called on UEFA to think about travel times for supporters in future decision making. In a statement issued today (Thursday) Arsenal said it had received “many complaints” from fans over the difficulty … Continue reading Gunners ‘share fans’ concerns’ over Europa League final tickets

Burnley 1 Arsenal 3: Gunners impress away from home…three weeks too late

Victory over Burnley on Sunday saw Unai Emery’s Arsenal side produce exactly the sort of performance away from home they needed three weeks ago. Although seldom pretty, it was battling, characterful and possessed of the sort of attacking efficiency needed when travelling to notoriously tricky mid-table teams. Of course, had Arsenal played for the last … Continue reading Burnley 1 Arsenal 3: Gunners impress away from home…three weeks too late

Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

Arsenal fans rejoice – the Gunners are in a major European final for the first time since man discovered fire and in with a genuine chance of a return to the promised land of the Champions League. Despite all the indications pointing toward yet another all-action comeback in a week of all-action comebacks across Europe, … Continue reading Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

PREVIEW: Arsenal must heed comeback lessons as they prepare for Valencia clash

Liverpool’s memorable victory over Barcelona on Tuesday night was proof positive that a tie is never over until the final whistle blows, a lesson Arsenal will need to have learned when they take on Valencia tomorrow (Thursday). Despite the two goal deficit they face, there is no doubt the hosts will have been inspired by … Continue reading PREVIEW: Arsenal must heed comeback lessons as they prepare for Valencia clash

Arsenal 3 Valencia 1: Gunners rally to score crucial late goal in Europa League semi-final

A late Pierre-Emerick Abameyang strike put Arsenal in control of their Europa League semi-final against Valencia as they recovered from an awful start to win 3-1. The Gunners were all at sea for much of the first half but rallied to take the game to their Spanish opponents and score three goals to give themselves … Continue reading Arsenal 3 Valencia 1: Gunners rally to score crucial late goal in Europa League semi-final