Archives: Arsenal

Carling Cup Turning Into a Fascinating Encounter With Familiar Storylines

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s so easy to dismiss the Carling Cup as a competition that features just B teams, but anyone who watched Tuesday night’s games may have come away with a renewed sense of optimism. Yes, it’s a cup competition that offers … Continue reading

Will van Persie Win The Scoring Title?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views on whether … Continue reading

Emmanuel Eboue and the Racism Debate Being Wrongly Used to Sell Papers

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Yesterday afternoon, before I set off for work, I saw Emmanuel Eboue trending on Twitter, so I just had to click. I’ve always had a soft spot for Eboue, whether it’s because of his bizarre warm ups or when he … Continue reading

Arsene Wenger Has Finally Learned His Lesson

Posted on by Andrew Bishara

It seemed for so long that Arsene Wenger just didn’t seem to know what was wrong with his Arsenal team. For the past six seasons, it was clearly obvious to fans and viewers that Arsenal had no Plan B to their attacking … Continue reading

Top 10 Best Premier League Transfer Signings So Far This Season

Posted on by Jordan Lovesey

We’re almost a third of the year through the 2011-12 Premier League season, and already several summer signings have stood out as comparatively bargain buys. Which clubs have done their best homework to find the bargains who are producing the … Continue reading

Brek Shea To Train With Arsenal: Is He Ready For a Move to The Gunners?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After the international break concludes, FC Dallas and US international midfielder Brek Shea will fly to England to train with Arsenal for one month with a view to a possible move. “Affording Brek the opportunity to continue to work on … Continue reading

Arsenal: A One Van Team With Robin van Persie

Posted on by Frank Sale

He is the man on everybody’s lips at the moment and has almost single-handedly lifted Arsenal out of their early-season crisis. Van Persie has been phenomenal since the beginning of the calendar year and is essential to Arsenal, but at … Continue reading

Why Jose Mourinho Would Wince at AVB’s Chelsea Tactics

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

The experienced Frenchman bested the young Portuguese manager. Arsene Wenger changed his tactics at halftime while Andre Villa-Boas decided not to act. This historic 5-3 match was a tale of two halves. In the first forty-five, both sets of defenders … Continue reading

High Scoring Premier League Matches Are A Joy to Watch, But What About the Defending?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Saturday’s match between Chelsea and Arsenal was a joy to watch. Arsenal deservedly won the game thanks to one of the best performances I’ve seen from Theo Walcott in a Gunners shirt. But it was one of the most bizarre … Continue reading

Poll: Which of these EPL Clubs Are Most In Need of a Win This Weekend?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

With three of the Sky Six involved in big match ups this weekend, is it time to wonder which of those clubs need the win more? Manchester United are coming off their worst defeat in the Sir Alex Ferguson era. … Continue reading

Champions League: All English Clubs to Make It Through to Knockout Stages

Posted on by Alex Muller

In the upcoming UEFA Champions League matches, Arsenal and Chelsea will play on Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 and United and City from Manchester will play the next day. French side Marseille is coming to the Emirates for the return leg … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Who Will Win the Battle Between the League’s Most Attacking Sides?

Posted on by Andrew Bishara

As if not having a derby that grabbed worldwide attention last weekend was enough, English football fans will face another derby of sorts this coming round. While, it might not generate the hype of the Manchester Derby, Chelsea versus Arsenal … Continue reading

Arsenal 2-1 Bolton Wanderers: Carling Cup Match Report

Posted on by Frank Sale

Two second half goals in the space of two minutes were enough for Arsenal to seal their place in the Carling Cup’s final eight against a wasteful Bolton side. This was Arsenal’s seventh win in eight games – a stat … Continue reading

Robin van Persie Proving He Can Lead in One of Football’s Tougher Jobs

Posted on by Roy Messineo

“It’s just a shame that Van Persie, a world-class player, came up with a piece of magic at the end. He is worth the entrance fee alone.” – Steve Bruce What constitutes leadership seems fairly obvious: there’s experience, charisma, success, … Continue reading

Arsenal, Making of a Modern Superclub: Book Review

Posted on by Joseph Weathered

  With a team that has as lush of a history as Arsenal, the idea of a lengthy tome about the club is near picture perfect. In Arsenal: The Making of a Modern Superclub, authors Kevin Whitcher and Alex Fynn … Continue reading

Aaron Ramsey and Sergio Aguero Rescue Arsenal and Man City in Champions League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Winning has a magic quality about it. No matter how a team plays in the 90 minutes, as long as they win, their performance is seemingly erased from people’s memories. We don’t remember the game. We remember who won. Judging … Continue reading

Will Arsenal Qualify For Europe This Season?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views on whether … Continue reading

Champions League Preview: Tough Away Days For Villarreal, Inter and Arsenal

Posted on by Guest Author

European action takes center stage next week, as next week will mark the halfway point of the group stage of the Champions League. While there is much to be decided between now and the last round of group stage fixtures … Continue reading