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Arsenal By The Numbers – A Season To Forget

8 is the number of seasons without a trophy Arsenal are headed towards following their 2nd shock cup exit in the past couple of months, as they lost to Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at the Emirates in their FA Cup 5th round tie. The Gunners’ only chance of a trophy lies in the Champions League and …

Is This The End Of The Road For Wenger?

The knives are out again. Questions are being raised again. There are calls for Wenger’s head. Fans have lost their patience. The crescendo of boos all around the Emirates Stadium yesterday at the full-time whistle was proof of that. For Arsenal fans, their season is over. However, Wenger thinks otherwise as he stated in his …

Arsenal 71 Blackburn 29

The press are of course having a field day.  This is exactly what they love.  Arsenal beaten not just once but twice in one season by lower league teams.  Worse, by a team that this time last year Arsenal beat 7-1. There was booing at the end of the match, although the statement in the …

Shock Home Loss Almost Ends Arsenal’s Silverware Hopes This Season

The club’s fans, players and manager were perhaps all overlooking this clash as they had their eyes set on the midweek game against the mighty German giants Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League. This persuaded Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to name a different than usual starting 11, as he chose to rest the likes …

Will Arsene Risk Wilshere Against Blackburn?

As all the London media directs its attention to Arsenal’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie against German giants Bayern Munich scheduled for the upcoming midweek, Wenger has all his attention on the clash against Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup. Wenger will want to rest some of his stars for the all-important visit …

Miyaichi Hopes Return To Fitness Will See Him In Arsenal’s Squad Next Year

Although Arsenal has brought in Nacho Monreal to strengthen their defense, the Gunners are in big trouble with three out of four starting defenders out with injuries. Wenger probably avoided making any more transfers during the winter transfer window hoping that his players will be safe from further harm and the summer will bring back …

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 …