Arsenal defense

Previewing the 2018-2019 Arsenal Defense

July 19, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Last year’s Arsenal defense was downright terrible. They made 15 errors leading to goals, which was most in the league. However, this summer has seen some defensive transfers in which should help improve the squad. Plus, some new voices in the coaching staff will hopefully pay dividends come next May. [Read More]

Previewing The Arsenal 2018-2019 Squad

Previewing the Arsenal 2018-2019 Squad: Goalkeepers

July 18, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be previewing the Arsenal 2018-2019 squad. I’ll do four total, focusing on attack, midfield, defense and, for the first edition, the goalkeepers. Like the rest of the team, Arsenal’s ‘keepers struggled mightily at times last season. Hopefully, a new head coach [Read More]

Arsene Wenger

Highlights From The Arsene Wenger RTL Interview

July 18, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsene Wenger served as Arsenal manager from 1996 until 2018. He is still loved and respected both in north London and over the globe. Recently, he gave an interview to French publication RTL. Here are some highlights from the Arsene Wenger RTL interview. The Best Highlights From The Arsene Wenger RTL [Read More]

Lucas Torreira

Lucas Torreira Signing (and others) a Signal of Intent

July 10, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

You’ve already known it was happening, but today we got confirmation of the signing of one Uruguayan midfielder. Lucas Torreira officially joins Arsenal in the wake of his elimination from the World Cup for somewhere between €25 and €30 million. Add Lichtsteiner, Bernd Leno and Sokratis to the list, and the club [Read More]

Cech v Leno

Cech v Leno: Expected Goals Against Debate

June 23, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Most Arsenal fans have cried out for a Petr Cech replacement for a number of months now. Well, the club finally listened and bought Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen just the other day. On paper, it seems Arsenal has a new number one. However, the expected goals against (xGA) from [Read More]

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: Good Fit at Arsenal?

June 6, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsenal made their first transfer of the Unai Emery era earlier this week. Stephan Lichtsteiner officially joined the Gunners from Juventus on a free. Now, attention moves to other areas of the pitch in which this Arsenal side have needs. With center-back high on that list and a certain Head [Read More]

Lucas Perez

What Could Lucas Perez do for Arsenal?

May 30, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

I recently did an end of season Loan Review, which featured a certain signing from the summer of 2016. In that year, Lucas Perez left Deportivo La Coruña to join up with the Arsenal but found life difficult in north London. So, after just one season, he re-joined the Spanish [Read More]

New numbers

Kit & Caboodle: New Numbers, New Look for Gunners

May 22, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

While the 2018-2019 home kit leaked weeks ago, the club had not made an official announcement. That changed today, as Puma and Arsenal released their first official promotional video ahead of the launch. Meanwhile, the squad gets another sort of new look, as four first-team players got new numbers. New [Read More]

Arsenal loan review

How Did They Do? The Arsenal Loan Review

May 21, 2018 Martin Hawkins 1

Last August, nine Arsenal players left the Emirates in search of more playing time. Then, in January, two more joined their ranks. Just how did they do on loan? Here is the end of season Arsenal loan review to whet your appetite. 2017-2018 Arsenal Loan Review Lucas Perez The Spanish [Read More]

free agents

Free Agents: Who Could Arsenal Sign For Free?

May 18, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

With the various end of season cup finals taking place, the summer transfer window is becoming the hottest topic to talk about in the world of football. This also means that player contracts are expiring, becoming free agents in the process. Although the major contract news for Arsenal revolves around [Read More]

Kroenke's other coaches

Kroenke’s Other Coaches: Arsenal Manager Debate

May 17, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

The Arsenal manager debate is really heating up. For some, Wenger’s successor must have experience, specifically in the Champions League. However, for others, experience is not an issue. Meanwhile, what does the board think? To try and answer that, let’s take a look at Kroenke’s other coaches to see if [Read More]