Going into this fixture, Southampton sat 19th in the Premier League. Arsenal, albeit struggling for form, remained in 6th place. With just two wins to their name, the South-Coast side’s visit to the Emirates seemed to be the perfect opportunity to get the Gunners’ season back on track. At the very least, it would beContinue reading “Surely it’s time to go?- Arsenal vs Southampton review.”
The state of Arsenal football club meant that I went into this game full of neither hope nor expectation. I was at the fixture two years earlier, in what turned out to be Arsene Wenger’s final defeat, and we were beaten comfortably that evening. Since then, Leicester City have improved hugely, whilst Arsenal have lostContinue reading “Leicester Cruise to Victory to Pile the Pressure on Unai Emery.”
After three years of being put down with the classic line of ‘enjoy the Arctic Circle on Thursday nights’, Arsenal were finally playing European football on a Wednesday once again. Admittedly, it was a Europa League fixture moved to a mid-afternoon slot rather than the more glamorous Champions League ties that other London clubs enjoyed,Continue reading “Arsenal’s Dismal Return to Wednesday Night Football”
On Tuesday evening, before the frankly obscene fixture that was Chelsea vs Ajax, Unai Emery held a press conference ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League tie. In this interview, he revealed that Granit Xhaka was going to be stripped of the captaincy, claiming that ‘I decided he’s not one of the captains in our group’, insteadContinue reading “Granit Xhaka- A Scapegoat Forced Out”
Arsenal’s stuttering form continued this week as Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind to snatch a point at the Emirates.
Arsenal found themselves edged out 5-4 on penalties after a ten goal thriller had tested the nerves of both groups of fans. Liverpool took an early lead via an unfortunate Shkodran Mustafi, who turned the ball past his own goalkeeper in the sixth minute. The Gunners fired back swiftly however, as a goal from LucasContinue reading “More Anfield Heartbreak for Arsenal”