One Result Does Not Define a Season

[images via youtube and getty] Football is a game of fine margins. Sometimes the odds swing in your favour, and sometimes they don’t. That is the sport. Unfortunately, Arsenal were on the receiving end of some rather unfortunate circumstances in the defeat to Manchester United. If Martinelli gets the goal he deserved, it’s a completelyContinue reading “One Result Does Not Define a Season”

Arsenal’s Transfer Window – Reviewed

[all images via getty] The transfer window is over. For some, it’s the best part of the football calendar. For others, the worst. Unless you’re an Arsenal fan this summer, then it’s somewhere unpleasantly inbetween. Going into this season Arsenal fans in particular had their expectations laid out in front of them. It was clearContinue reading “Arsenal’s Transfer Window – Reviewed”

Bournemouth 0-3 Arsenal – A Tactical Breakdown

[image via getty] After winning both of their opening matches, Mikel Arteta’s gunners travelled to the South coast for a Saturday evening Kick-Off to face Scott Parker’s Bournemouth. Prior to this match, the Cherries had, for their standards, a respectable start to the Premier League season. This included an opening day 2-0 win over AstonContinue reading “Bournemouth 0-3 Arsenal – A Tactical Breakdown”

Fabio Vieira – Arsenal’s Hidden Trump Card

[image via: getty] “The versatility will help us attack different spaces and help us become a bigger threat” This particular point has been mentioned by Arteta a fair amount of times. It emphasises his vision of the team to have many players filling in and rotating in different zones to help the team keep rhythmContinue reading “Fabio Vieira – Arsenal’s Hidden Trump Card”

Welcome to Arsenal, Lina Hurtig

[via: getty] Sweden international Lina Hurtig has joined Arsenal Women from Juventus. She becomes the third Swede to become part of the club since just last summer when manager Jonas Eidevall was appointed, with Joe Montemurro taking over at Hurtig’s old Italian club. Eidevall signed Stina Blackstenius from BK Häcken to add attacking depth toContinue reading “Welcome to Arsenal, Lina Hurtig”

Arsenal vs Leicester: A Tactical Breakdown

(Photo by Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images) Arsenal 4 (3.10) – (0.57) 2 Leicester  After Arteta’s side travelled to Selhurst Park to face an erratic Eagle’s atmosphere, next on the itinerary was a journey back to the more familiar side of London, and back to Emirates Stadium.   Despite the apparent threats of both sides, Arsenal areContinue reading “Arsenal vs Leicester: A Tactical Breakdown”

Arsenal 4-2 Leicester – Player Ratings

[image via getty] Wow. That was quite something. What a game to watch! Six goals, four for the Arsenal… and the all important three points secured! Here’s my player ratings from today’s match… GK – Aaron Ramsdale – 7 – Should have done better for Leicester’s second goal but made a few good saves andContinue reading “Arsenal 4-2 Leicester – Player Ratings”

Arsenal vs Leicester – The Preview

[image via getty] Arsenal welcome Leicester to the Emirates Stadium. The last time these 2 sides met, Arsenal came out as 2-0 victors, and this time they go into this game as strong favourites. Off the back of a tough away victory at one of their London kryptonite, Crystal Palace, Arsenal will look to buildContinue reading “Arsenal vs Leicester – The Preview”

Scout Report: Yeremy Pino

[image via getty] For the entire transfer window it has been evident that Arsenal are keen on a winger, predominantly one that can play on the right. Their chase for Raphinha was well documented, and ended in tears as the Brazilian agreed terms with Chelsea in a shock news story, before eventually moving to BarcelonaContinue reading “Scout Report: Yeremy Pino”

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: A Tactical Breakdown

[images via Stuart MacFarlane and David Price] Arsenal travelled to Selhurst Park to face Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace for the opening game of the 2022/23 Premier League season. Despite a flawless preseason campaign for Arsenal, winning each of their fixtures, the Eagles always pose a threat. They are seen as Arsenal’s “bogey team” so toContinue reading Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: A Tactical Breakdown