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  • Deciphering Wenger’s Public Relations Snafu

    The palpable outrage over the Arsenal ticket hike, which sees holders being forced to pay an additional fee of around £30 to attend the upcoming Champion’s League match against Barcelona, has dominated the social media airwaves the since it became. Right on top of that came that Premier League clubs will not cap costs…

  • Arsenal’s Problems in the Middle of the Park and Some Fixes

    Arsenal’s 0-0 draw against Southampton highlighted a few glaring concerns regarding the Gunners going forward. The first of which is finishing. On another night Arsenal might have scored 3 or 4 considering the high volume of quality chances they produced, particularly in the second half. Mesut Özil alone created 10 chances by himself but…

  • Arsenal’s LANS Players Can Only Help the Title Push

    We are now a few days removed from a January transfer window that was more or less what we expected. It’s typically pretty uneventful, as most clubs aren’t willing to let critical players go mid-season, especially when they’re in the midst of looming cup/title chances. The two most prevalent moves related to Arsenal came…

  • Match Preview: Arsenal v Southampton; Wake up in February Makeup

    When Arsenal welcome Southampton on Tuesday to start the month of February, the Gunners can hope to ride two trends. During manager Arsène Wenger’s tenure, his teams have displayed a tendency to surge in the final months of league campaigns. As Amy Lawrence explains in “Arsenal Could Be Blown All the Way to Glory…

  • Match Preview: Arsenal v Burnley; In Search of a Spark

    Arsenal host Burnley in the FA Cup 4th Round on Saturday, when the Gunners will look for their first victory since their 3rd-Round triumph over Sunderland on January 9. These three winless winter weeks have left Arsenal if not desperate for, then certainly in need of, a strong performance and a positive result. A…

  • Arsenal: Masters of their Own Demise

    One step forward, two steps back. Three points up, one Per Mertesacker red card down. This, unfortunately, has been the norm for Arsenal in recent seasons, with criticisms ranging from subpar marks all the way up to mentally weak or, a personal favorite of the football-writing community, bottlers. Of course, never mind that Chelsea felt the…

  • Why Arsenal Will Not Win the Title

    I would like to preface this article by clarifying its purpose as a counterweight to the excellent and uplifting article Joe wrote here about how Arsenal are still on track to win the title. What I offer are some reasons that necessitate we stay grounded as we round the stretch into the crucial period;…

  • Why Arsenal Will Still Win The Title

    Sometimes a loss or a result feels worse or more meaningful than it actually is. It’s happened to Arsenal twice over the last three fixtures. First, at Liverpool when a Joe Allen goal in stoppage time robbed The Gunners of an excellent three points. The draw felt like a loss. Yesterday, when Per Mertesacker’s…