Arsenal & United In Dentinho Tug of War

June 8th, 2009 by spud284

With the off season upon us the transfer window is already a bustling hive of activity with several high profile, big money deals in the offing, but it seems that Arsenal & Manchester United are both touting for the services of the relatively unknown Brazilian starlet Dentinho.
A product of the Corinthians youth system, the 20-year [...]

Vermaelen ‘heading to Gunners’.

June 8th, 2009 by clarkey5

Ajax defender Thomas Vermaelen has said in the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad that he is on the brink of a summer switch to Arsenal.
The 23 year old said “Moving to Arsenal is the right path for me. It is a great sporting challenge and I will also be financially better off. I think everything is [...]

De Rossi a Gunner?

June 7th, 2009 by clarkey5

According to some sources, Arsenal have signed Roma’s 25 year-old defensive midfielder Daniele De Rossi for £15 million. An article on an Italian website explained that ‘…De Rossi travelled to London last night to sign a 4 year deal with Arsenal…’
Of course, as no word has yet come out of the Arsenal camp or out of [...]

Arshavin’s Iron Curtain

May 27th, 2009 by spud284

As the icy conditions decended upon Britain in January, so did Andrey Arshavin and his entourage who ensured that by the end of the transfer window he had become Arsenals’ £16.95million record signing.
In one of the most protracted and drawn out transfer saga’s in living memory, the Russian playmaker fulfilled what he called a [...]

The Curse of the Arsenal Number Nine

May 27th, 2009 by spud284

For seasons, the Arsenal number 9 shirt seems to have been inhibited by a jinx that refrains the occupier from scaling the heights of their potential. From a fractious Frenchman to a crocked Croatian, the ability of these supposed goal-poachers has appeared to be somewhat restricted since the days of Gunners legend Alan Smith.
When Dennis Bergkamp arrived at the club from [...]

The French genius

May 14th, 2009 by cescf

On the 22nd October 1949 in the north-eastern French town, Strasbourg, a legend was born.
This man is Arsene Wenger, a managerial legend who has become the most successful ‘gaffer’ in Arsenal’s history.
Arsene was a footballer in his younger years, playing in the sweeper role for his local club ASPV Strasbourg and RC Strasbourg. All [...]

£20 million Cahill in sight for Gunners

May 12th, 2009 by clarkey5

Gary Megson has claimed that Arsene Wenger has enquired about the availability of central defender Gary Cahill. The Bolton manager declared that Arsenal boss Wenger, who has recently admitted he needs to add experience to the young Arsenal squad, asked him how much he would want to sign Cahill.
Arsenal’s problems in the defence have been [...]

Weak Gunners Lose Out To Powerful Chelsea.

May 11th, 2009 by clarkey5

After the humiliation of the mid-week Champions League loss to Man United, Arsenal fans were optimistic leading up to their side’s game at home to Chelsea. The Emirates was packed, as usual, as Arsenal started well, having at least 5 chances in the first 10 minutes. But, on 21 minutes, disaster struck as a free kick, [...]

Last Chance Saloon for Wenger?

May 10th, 2009 by spud284

After a second humbling by one of the so called ‘big four’ in the space of 5 days, the frailties of this current Arsenal side have been laid bare for all to see once again.
Following a questionable start to the season, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger came under heavy fire from both the press and fans [...]

Arsenal FC Vs. Chelsea FC

May 10th, 2009 by harrylight

Todays Match up in the Barclays Premiership, is a almight clash, with all the drama and all of the action jam-packed into 90 minutes of some of the finest football ever played. Arsenal lately have been in good form in the premiership, with 17 games unbeaten, but sadly Arsenal’s hope of finally winning the UEFA [...]