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]

Gunners grind one out

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. The Gunners grind one out to win [Read More]

Worrying Win

Another Worrying Win for Arsene Wenger

September 14, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

After the first 45, many fans at the Emirates were probably looking for something to throw at their manager. Bottom-of-the-Bundesliga FC Cologne were leading by 1-0, and looked much more like the team that has won 3 trophies in the last 4 years. After what must have been a halftime [Read More]

Probable Starters: Arsenal v Cologne

Probable Starters: Arsenal v Cologne

September 14, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

We’re just hours away from Arsenal’s first Europa League match of the year. They will host FC Cologne representing the German Bundesliga at the Emirates Stadium. Here is Probable Starters: Arsenal v Cologne. Everyone is expecting heavy squad rotation today as the Gunners face a tough toad trip to Stamford Bridge [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 Petr Cech. New [Read More]

Arsenal's Expiring Contracts XI

Arsenal’s Expiring Contracts XI

July 9, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

I don’t need to tell you who is the most important player entering the final year of their Arsenal contract. The Alexis Sanchez saga is well-documented and not very well liked by Gooners. So, to try and shake things up, let’s talk about all the first-teamers entering the final twelve [Read More]