Olivier Giroud injury

Midweek Musings; Clean Sheets & Injury

December 20, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Hiya Goons, On Tuesday, Arsenal qualified for the semifinals of the Carabao Cup by edging by West Ham 1-0 at the Emirates. It was a very boring game. Next up is match-day 19 in the Premier League, the halfway mark between the season’s start and finish, and the Gunners will [Read More]

West Ham 0-0 Arsenal

Midweek Musings Dec 14

December 14, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Hiya Goons, 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 [Read More]

Wenger FA charges

Monday Mourning Nov 6; Man City Defeat

November 6, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Hiya Goons, Yesterday the team lost away to Manchester Sh***y 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 [Read More]

Everton 2-5 Arsenal

Everton 2-5 Arsenal; The First ‘Happy Time’?

October 22, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

With no wins away from the Emirates coming into Sunday’s game, Arsene Wenger’s seat on the bench was warm well before kick-off. Of course, his counter-part Ronald Koeman felt the Devil biting at his backside from the other dugout as well. His Everton team only scored five league goals going [Read More]

Wenger FA charges

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 Mertsacker broke the deadlock with a headed goal (from a set piece nonetheless!) to take his team [Read More]

North London Derby

Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal; Gunners Grind One Out

September 17, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Going into the clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, few if any pundits gave Arsenal a chance to take even one point from the game. However, through a combination of astute tactical awareness and sublime team selection, Arsene Wenger‘s men proved them wrong. While the team didn’t get the result [Read More]

Arsenal v Bournemouth Preview

Arsenal v Bournemouth Preview

September 7, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

After capturing victory on opening day, the Gunners have lost twice in quick succession. Following the close of the international break, they return to Premier League action against Bournemouth. In the wake of Ox Chamberlain leaving for Anfield, and want-away Alexis Sanchez still in North London, Arsenal’s team spirit looks [Read More]

Wenger FA charges

What Went Wrong? Stoke 1-0 Arsenal

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]

Carabao Cup Quarterfinal

Arsenal’s Starting XI At Stoke

August 19, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsene Wenger will send Aaron Ramsey out against the Potters in Stoke, where he had his infamous leg-break several years ago. Meanwhile, Shkodran Mustafi makes his first start of the year, and new fan-favorite Sead Kolasinac retains his place.

Arsenal Probable Starters

Stoke v Arsenal; Who Would You Start?

August 18, 2017 Martin Hawkins 1

The 2017-18 Premier League season is only one match-day old, with Arsenal one for one so far. Tomorrow they will travel to a familiar foe to try and make it two wins from two. Stoke City will host the Gunners in another edition of what I like to call the [Read More]

Carabao Cup Quarterfinal

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester Player Ratings

August 11, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

In what feels like a rare occasion, the Gunners won the first game of the Premier League season. After Alexandre Lacazette set the tone for a win, the Foxes fought back to take the lead twice. Things looked doom-and-gloom for the middle third of the game, but subs Olivier Giroud [Read More]