Due to the stronger squad Arsene Wenger has at his disposal this season, and the degree of experimentation that is occurring in the centre of the midfield with Santi Cazorla still out injured, the Arsenal manager has been able to make more changes to his starting line-ups this season to keep the players fresh. At … More Alexis leads Arsenal back to winning ways
Continuing the review of the Arsenal squad’s performances in the 2014-2015, it’s the defenders. Each player will receive a rating and a one-word summary of the season. 2. Mathieu Debuchy The Frenchman has been incredibly unlucky in his first season at the club as a couple of nasty injuries limited his involvement. The signs were … More SMR end-of-season review 2014-2015: The Defenders
The 2-2 draw between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium was a great game for neutrals, but for fans, it was impossible to feel comfortable at any moment. Most draws can be categorised as good ones or bad ones (see Everton for a good one and Leicester for a bad one), but having been … More Character and spirit can’t hide defensive concerns
In all the years that Arsenal have had to go through a play-off round to make it to the Champions League group stages, no other tie produced the tension and the stress experienced at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night against Besiktas. Arsenal had a man sent off in both legs, but still managed to … More The number 17 makes it 17 and counting for Wenger
In a hostile atmosphere against a revved up home team, and on a very bobbly pitch, Arsenal can be pleased to go back to the Emirates Stadium with a 0-0 draw after the first leg of the Champions League qualifier with Besiktas. The open nature of the game made it quite difficult to watch from … More Work to do after unspectacular draw in Istanbul
listen to ‘Sam has a quad made of paper’ on Audioboo As Arsenal actually make some pre-August signings, Sam Limbert is joined by Rob Starr and James Bale to talk about the arrivals of Sanchez, Debuchy and Ospina, along with pre-season in general and their own footballing attempts. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!