Arsenal continue to roll the dice as search for balance at the back goes on

Since the start of the Unai Emery era, Arsenal’s polished PR team has been keen on projecting an image of radical change around the squad, led from the front by the whistle-toting Spaniard himself. Once or twice week, in the pictures released from training sessions, we see Emery heavily involved in proceedings, directing his players, … Continue reading Arsenal continue to roll the dice as search for balance at the back goes on

Derek Acorah summoned as the ghost of Arsenal resurfaces in thrashing of West Ham

In a comforting throwback to better times, Arsenal brushed past an under par West Ham side at the Emirates in a manner that vaguely resembled the team at its best. It has been a good long while since the Gunners put in a performance that was anywhere near what they are capable of – against … Continue reading Derek Acorah summoned as the ghost of Arsenal resurfaces in thrashing of West Ham

No crosses and no free-kicks: Arsenal’s task is clear as they welcome West Ham to the Emirates

West Ham are in appallingly bad form in the Premier League so, naturally, they are perfectly poised to produce the performance of the season when they arrive at the Emirates tonight. Arsenal are by no means in good form themselves – or anything closely resembling it - but there really is no excuse for not … Continue reading No crosses and no free-kicks: Arsenal’s task is clear as they welcome West Ham to the Emirates

Arsenal rediscover their mojo with masterclass at West Ham

Arsenal’s demolition of West Ham on Saturday night felt like the culmination of six weeks of collective toil and frustration unleashed. It was the kind of performance that seemed to have deserted us for the entire month of November and one which many feared we wouldn’t see again until the return of Santi Cazorla. For … Continue reading Arsenal rediscover their mojo with masterclass at West Ham

Arsenal must learn from last season as they face physical test at West Ham

The only consistent thing about West Ham’s play this season has been their inconsistency but you can be sure they’ll find some sort of form for the visit of Arsenal today. After last season’s uncharacteristic show of ability, the Hammers have returned to something like normality this season, showing patches of cohesive play, and stretches … Continue reading Arsenal must learn from last season as they face physical test at West Ham

All the best reaction and Arsene Wenger’s thoughts on Arsenal’s draw at West Ham

The internet was sent spiralling into meltdown on Saturday in the wake of Arsenal’s 3-3 draw at Upton Park, with the Gunners having surrendered a two-goal lead before salvaging a point. From pundits to former players – and right down to the humble fan – everybody was having their say as the last shred of … Continue reading All the best reaction and Arsene Wenger’s thoughts on Arsenal’s draw at West Ham

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