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Arshavin: the last man through the window may be slow to adapt

February 4, 2009

Arsenal’s signing of Russia’s most talented player Andrei Arshavin on the final day of the transfer window (just about) brought an end to months of speculation, but will he or any of the other January transfers make an impact in what is left of the Premier League season?

Here’s a simple way to stop fixture fuming

January 4, 2009

Somebody must have bought Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger a calculator each for Christmas because both managers have done their sums and criticised the Premier League’s fixture programme.

Vlog on the pitch – can Arsenal thrive in the Champions League?

November 26, 2008

The William Gallas saga behind them, Arsenal have reached the last 16 of the Champions League after a 1-0 win over Dynamo Kiev.

Don’t blame Gallas — he was trying to do a captain’s job

November 24, 2008

“There’s a lot of cover-ups sometimes and players need to stand up and be counted. I’m not sure that happens a lot at this club.” — Roy Keane, May 7, 2002.

Should Arsenal give Gallas the boot?

November 22, 2008

For 12 years, Arsenal fans have been used to a manager so loyal it borders on the belligerent, but that quality appears to be lost on the team’s captain, William Gallas.

Arsenal need a tough nut to shield their prized possessions

November 17, 2008

Even manager Arsene Wenger has no clue which version of Arsenal will turn up to matches at the moment.

So what now for Tottenham?

October 27, 2008

A seismic weekend at Tottenham resulted in the ruthless cull of Juande Ramos and his coaching team and the sacking of director of football Damien Comolli.

Vlog on the Pitch: Cesc Fabregas special

September 26, 2008

When Aleksandr Hleb and Mathieu Flamini left Arsenal in the close season with no obvious replacements you might have been tempted to question Arsene Wenger’s transfer policy.