A return to winning ways but in a strange atmosphere

After a dreadful start to the season, a comfortable 3-0 home win against a poor Bournemouth side was just what Arsenal needed. No drama. No wailing and gnashing of teeth. No major negatives. It doesn’t mean that all is good in the world again as the real judgement will come when they got to Stamford … More A return to winning ways but in a strange atmosphere

Southampton seen off as Arsenal show signs of life

Even in bad seasons when title challenges have fallen away, Arsenal have generally ended campaigns well to consistently secure the place in the top four. This season has been particularly bad and most fans had resigned themselves to Thursday night football, but just maybe Arsenal are beginning to get on one their end-of-seasons runs to … More Southampton seen off as Arsenal show signs of life

Welbeck boosts Arsenal against a lethargic United

Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Manchester United has been lamented by many for not being like the old days of crunching tackles, fights in the tunnel, pizza throwing and Martin Keown coming close to ripping off Ruud van Nistelrooy’s face, but in the circumstances of a terrible second half of the season, it was a most … More Welbeck boosts Arsenal against a lethargic United

Complacent Gunners punished for a shambolic first half

Unless you’re Arsenal in 2003-04, defeats are part of football. Sometimes you can play well and they just happen. A bit of bad luck or a bad call can just sway things against you. In those circumstances, while it is still painful, you can at least take it in the knowledge that your team gave … More Complacent Gunners punished for a shambolic first half

Arsenal’s unbeaten run comes to a shuddering halt at Goodison Park

With Manchester City coming up at the end of the week, if there was one game that was going to end Arsenal’s unbeaten run in the Premier League, it was expected to be the one at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, and not Tuesday’s trip to Goodison Park. Everton have been in a sticky run … More Arsenal’s unbeaten run comes to a shuddering halt at Goodison Park