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The Keys To Arsenal Beating Bayern Munich

As the Gunners prepare to face Bayern Munich in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League clash, if you look at the history of the fixture then it is not good reading for us Gooners. Arsenal have only won once in the 4 Champions League meetings between the two teams and that …

Can Henry Make Yet Another Return To Arsenal?

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has revealed that he would relish the chance to come back to his beloved North London club once he ends his spell with MLS outfit New York Red Bulls. The love affair between Henry and Arsenal dates back to 1999, when manager Arsene Wenger brought the unknown French youngster to Highbury …

Faith Shown In Monreal As Santos Departs

Nacho Monreal has clearly made all the right moves since coming to Arsenal at the transfer deadline. He only trained with his team mates once before making his first Barclays Premier League appearance and Arsenal debut against the always physically intimidating Stoke City. In that match he showed that he is solid defensively and likes …

Wenger Reignites War With Rival Spurs

There is a fierce battle for a place in next year’s Champions League. Arsenal are very close to the last place that grants them access to the most prestigious inter club competition in the world and have already started preparing for a direct battle with Tottenham. Spurs are only 4 points ahead of the Gunners …

Arsenal Finally Offload Major Flop Santos

There were a lot of rumors suggesting Arsenal’s defender, Andre Santos would be transferred to another team even though Kieran Gibbs was announced as being out for a significant time. Santos did not manage to live up to expectations and had problems concentrating according to the gunner’s coach, Arsene Wenger. He was not a solution …

Munich Clash Catches Arsenal Full Of Injuries

It seems like Nacho Monreal’s transfer will not be enough to keep Arsenal’s defense performing as it should. In a recent series of events, the Gunners lost three of their most important defenders and have problems finding solutions. Wenger has a lot to deal with considering Kieran Gibbs, Thomas Vermaelen and Laurent Koscielny are all …

Will Wilshere Be Out For Munchen Clash?

Arsenal is going through some tough times and things are not looking up before their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich. There have been several complaints from coaches and club staff suggesting that players are pushed beyond their limits by having to play as many as three matches in a week. This very busy schedule …

Wenger Demands Intensive Drug Testing

In recent statements Wenger said that he is very fond of the idea of periodic blood testing for all teams not just the ones from the Premier League. His declarations come as a reaction to recent events that resulted in several cases against Real Sociedad’s former doctor Eufemiano Fuentes. He and his players, who were …

UK Parliament Twitter Reply To Gooner News

Visit Parliament Twitter Response

Check out the hilarious reply on Twitter from the UK’s @visitparliament to our Tweet of Jacko Jones’ recent post on Gooner News – Arsenal take over Parliament. It shows they have a good sense of humour down at Visit Parliament (@visitparliament) where they offer tours of the UK Houses of Parliament which according to numerous …

Arsenal Secure 3 Points The Hard Way Vs Sunderland

In a fiercely contested match at The Stadium of Light, Arsenal won a classic Premier League encounter courtesy of a Santi Cazorla first half winner. The Gunners went to wearside knowing that it was going to be a tough assignment well aware that the Blackcats at home this season had beaten the champions, tied with …

Arsenal Might Get Rid Of Huge Flop Santos

Andre Santos’ poor form and lack of concentration are starting to influence his Arsenal career. Although with Kieran Gibbs out of the game for at least another 7 weeks and with newly signed Nacho Monreal unable to play in the next stage of the Champions League, it seems Wenger is still unwilling to count on …

Being Negative About Your Club, Doesn’t Help Your Club

Here’s a strange fact about Arsenal.  If the first half of matches were not counted at all, and we only took the result of the second half, Arsenal would be just two points behind the leaders, and challenging for the Premier League title. If it were just first half displays, then the position of the …

Is Sagna Going To Follow Nasri, RVP and The Others?

Although rumors suggest that Sagna is going to receive a one year contract extension, it seems like things are a little different. The relations between the French right back and Wenger have gone cold of late and Arsenal’s coach is looking for a replacement if rumours are to be believed. Sagna has had a good …

Arsenal take over Parliament

For the second year running Arsenal are going to the Houses of Parliament. Not the whole of Parliament of course, but one of the Committee rooms.  Courtesy of the MP for Islington (which as you may have noticed is the Borough in which Arsenal play) the Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association have got the room for …

Sagna Snubs Any Link To PSG

Transfer rumors regarding French right back Bacary Sagna continue to be a talking point for many Arsenal fans. The 29 year old has been playing for Arsenal since 2007 and still has 18 months left on his contract. PSG has been closing in on the Gunners’ defender since before Christmas. They consider Sagna an excellent …

Should Walcott Start Up Front For England Against Brazil?

Theo Walcott is finally living up to expectations. He is currently having the best season of his life and Arsenal are counting on his excellent form continuing. He has managed to score 18 goals in 29 matches this season and he’s not looking to let anyone stop him. At only 23 years of age, Arsenal’s …

Arsenal not in financial mess Uefa shock statement reveals

Uefa has commissioned an analysis of the finances of around 700 clubs that are in or might be in European competitions now or in the near future. The report shows that player salaries have gone up by 43% in the last five years, and that club income is not in any way keeping up with …

Will Maher Eventually Join Arsenal?

The rumors that circulated during the winter transfer period seem to continue as far as Adam Maher’s future goes. AZ Alkmaar’s 19 year old midfielder got the management’s blessing to find a new team but no deal was delivered in time to sign. Arsenal are the ones most likely to land a future signature for …