Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Gunners too strong for Brighton

Brighton 2-3 Arsenal

Arsenal followed up their excellent performance at Manchester City with a professional display in the FA Cup away to Brighton, to become the only top side to confirm their place in the next round of the World’s oldest cup competition, following a weekend in which cup shocks rocked the Premier League.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Has Wenger cracked the code?

Man City 0-2 Arsenal 

Defensive stability, discipline and great determination. Not words anyone would have associated with an Arsenal away performance against one of the top Premier League sides in recent years. That is, not until Sunday, when the Gunners and Arsene Wenger turned recent history on its head to record a famous 2-0 win at the home of the current champions, Manchester City.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Stoke no match for Gunners

Arsenal 3-0 Stoke

Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring for Arsenal against Stoke City at the Emirates on Sunday

Arsenal made up for last month’s disappointing 3-2 defeat away to Stoke, on Sunday, with quite possibly their best performance of the season so far, against the same opposition.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Festive fun!

Arsenal 2-1 QPR
West Ham 1-2 Arsenal
Southampton 2-0 Arsenal
Arsenal 2-0 Hull

Arsenal’s results over the hectic festive period, which notoriously throws up strange results, actually read quite well. The Gunners faced two London derbies against QPR and West Ham, in the space of two days and then another tough away trip to Southampton before an FA Cup third round tie at home to Hull.

Monday, 22 December 2014

Gunners steal point

Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal

14/15: Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal - Olivier Giroud
Arsenal returned to the scene of one of last season’s most humiliating encounters yesterday, with renewed hope and vigour, but although the score was much improved, the performance was equally pitiful.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Ramsey back in the groove

Galatasary 1-4 Arsenal

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A much changed Arsenal side produced an excellent performance away to Galatasary on Tuesday night, but ultimately the Gunners were made to rue that fatal collapse at home to Anderlecht, as Arsene Wenger’s side finished second in the group and once again await a difficult draw in the next round.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Pathetic Gunners

Stoke 3-2 Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shows his frustration during the Gunners' 3-2 defeat by Stoke

As the television cameras focused on Arsene Wenger on Saturday, his team 3-0 down and hopelessly out muscled by Stoke City once again, the phrase: “only a fool never learns” came to mind.