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The Arsenal Women Journal: One For The Records

There is so much to say, so much to tell about the four-nil home win against Spurs that it’s truly hard to pick one player, one moment, one tactical aspect of this very welcome win. We could talk about the eighth straight clean-sheet; we could talk about Rafaelleʻs performance at the back (everywhere, actually…); we […]

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Baby Birch and her Arsenal debut – Part Two!

If you enjoyed reading part one, here’s part two! Nick: For someone accustomed with heading straight to the boozer upon my arrival in the Finsbury Park vicinity, it was an unusual experience for me to do the stereotypical tourist thing of seeking out potential photo opportunities instead. Our first port of call was the Arsenal […]

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Arteta to retain 343/433 Hybrid vs Aston Villa: A Tactical Preview

The Gunners come into Sunday’s fixture full of confidence, after their impressive performance at Old Trafford was followed up with a convincing 4-1 win over Molde in the Europa League on Thursday night. Arteta will be hoping his players can execute his game-plan as effectively as they did against United, as their organised and versatile […]

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The Arsenal road not taken: how we got here [Part One]

NOTE: This was written before the So’ton game. But for me, the issues at Arsenal Football Club have been a cascade of continually BAD decisions. It’s like a butterfly-effect of poor actions and wrong points, leading to our stellar mid-table placing currently. There is the poem of the “road not taken…” and how choices shape […]

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Your votes were cast, the results are in: here’s the Arsenal Emirates Era XI you picked

  Boredom, eh? Eleven days ago I randomly launched a series of polls to find out who are your favorite players to have played at the Emirates Stadium, by position. The ground rules I imagined were quite easy: Players must have played at least two full seasons at the Emirates Stadium Players are selected on […]

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The very best of the Arsenal at the Emirates Era (Part 3)

Welcome to the third and final part of the Emirates Era questions with answers from the GT writers team. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. 5) Who are your top three players from this era? MarbleHallsTV: Alexis, Cazorla, Aubameyang. Alex Burns: Sanchez, Fabregas, Özil. Matt Lorrimer-Roberts: Alexis, Fabregas, Toure. Mike McDonald: Cazorla, Fabregas, Diaby. […]

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What to look for before placing a bet on Arsenal

What to look for before placing a bet on Arsenal Thinking of placing a bet on the Gunners? Then you aren’t alone. As one of the most successful and well-supported clubs in England and the world, Arsenal are a big deal. However, it’s fair to say that the last 20 years or so could have […]

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Arteta’s first home match closes a mixed decade – What is his plan and which Chelsea will turn up?

The last decade for Arsenal has seen some positive and negative factors. On the plus side, Arsene Wenger won three FA Cups, moved to the Emirates Stadium. On the down side, Arsenal have recently sacked their manager Unai Emery. The Arsenal dwindling fan base for home fixtures has reduced, and financial results are apparently down […]

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 during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

The North London Stadium Derby – how Spurs may struggle in Arsenal’s footsteps

Arsenal and Tottenham – Stadium comparisons/issues   Arsenal and Spurs, with the opening of Tottenham’s new ground, will have some inevitable comparisons in their grounds’ financing and operations. Both us and them have built grounds for the same reasons – to provide a footing to compete at the highest levels. And revenue is all in […]

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Koulibaly to Arsenal after we beat Napoli, The Black Panther is a Gooner, Merson, Overmars and Dubai here we fly!!

Arsenal news round-up – 18th March 2019 With the FA Cup quarter-finals upon us and the coming international break, it will be a quiet time on the pitch for us. So let’s do another news-round-up, of intriguing events over the recent period. UEFA Europa League – Rennes win, Napoli is next, and the King of […]

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