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]

Bad Away From Home

Bad Away From Home: Midweek Musings

December 14, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The team has been bad away from home this year. Really bad. I know I don’t need to tell you, but it’s true. Just like on Sunday at St. Mary’s, on Wednesday at the London Stadium Arsenal were unable to take a win from a bottom-half opponent. This time, the [Read More]

a strange defeat

Monday Mourning Dec 4: A Strange Defeat

December 4, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The team lost again on Saturday, so join me in a day of remembrance of what could have been. Leading into the clash with Manchester United on Saturday, Arsenal had a right to be confident. After a dismal August, the season had shaped up nicely, other than a few bad [Read More]

Manchester City

Manchester City Defeat Arsenal

November 6, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Yesterday the team lost away to Manchester City 3-1. Two of the home goals were contentious, the penalty as well as (another) offside strike, but overall few if any Arsenal fans will argue that Pep’s boys didn’t deserve the points. That’s not to say the team didn’t show some fight, [Read More]

soft penalty

Soft Penalty and a Soft Team: Watford 2-1 Arsenal

October 14, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The Gunners slumped to yet another defeat away from the Emirates on Friday at Watford. The first half was relatively uneventful, with both teams deeming defense more important for the first 45. Per Mertesacker broke the deadlock with a headed goal (from a set piece nonetheless!) to take his team [Read More]

What Went Wrong at Stoke

What Went Wrong at Stoke

August 20, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Just last May it felt as though the Potter’s favorite fixture of the year finally belonged to the visitors. On that day, Arsenal went to Bet365 Stadium and took three points from Stoke City, winning 4-1. However, the mighty have fallen as the Gunners lost yesterday’s meeting by a narrow [Read More]

Community Shield Player Ratings

Community Shield Player Ratings

August 7, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Ready for your Community Shield player ratings? Yesterday Arsenal captured their 15th FA Community Shield when they beat Chelsea on penalties. The match was level until just after the interval when Victor Moses pounced on a loose ball in Arsenal’s area and tucked it away past a diving┬áPetr Cech. New [Read More]

Starting XI

Arsenal’s Possible Starting XI for Next Season

July 24, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

There are question marks circling the Gunners this summer, even with the Charity Shield approaching fast. Arsenal, the defending FA Cup champions, will play Chelsea, defending Premier League champions, at Wembley on August 6th. Despite the possible departure of Alexis Sanchez, the team’s starting XI is beginning to take shape. [Read More]

Transfer

Top Ten Largest Transfer Fees Paid By Arsenal

July 8, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

With Alexandre Lacazette‘s arrival, Arsenal FC have set a new club record for an incoming transfer. The team, and Manager Arsene Wenger have historically held an aversion to paying through the nose for a player. That fact makes the whopping $58 million paid for the Lyon striker even more amazing. [Read More]