Van Persie in the hunt for medals, not money

July 6, 2012

By Phil O’Connor

As the annual Arsenal transfer soap-opera gets underway, it’s worth wondering why such high-profile players leave one of England’s best clubs every year.

Arsenal finally tackling their problems

February 27, 2012

By Phil O’Connor

Perhaps stung by criticism from the likes of Patrick Viera and Emmanuel Petit, Arsenal’s stunning 5-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur was built not just on pretty passing but on solid tackling too.

Va-va-voom. Vintage Henry scores on Arsenal return.

January 10, 2012

The clock said 68 minutes, and no one at the Emirates Stadium in north London was looking at the action on the pitch as the fourth official held aloft his lit-up board to signal the re-introduction of Thierry Henry to English football.

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Who can Arsenal actually buy?

August 21, 2011

With Cesc Fabregas gone and Samir Nasri possibly on the move too, there is a lot of gloom around Arsenal at the moment and Saturday's 2-0 home defeat by Liverpool did nothing to help the mood.

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Soccer scores and the power of the pub

September 25, 2009

Let's be honest here, people, predicting the English football scores has proved to be a lot trickier than many of us imagined.

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Is Eduardo’s two-match ban too harsh?

September 2, 2009

UEFA's decision to hand Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva a two-match ban for diving has infuriated the Croatian media, many fans and national team coach Slaven Bilic.

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Wenger makes his point with customary elegance

May 22, 2009

"Highly intelligent" and "Arsene Wenger" sit neatly together in countless newspaper columns outlining the exploits, achievements and travails of the cerebral Arsenal manager.

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Which soccer players would make good Star Trek characters?

May 14, 2009

With the new Star Trek film out, we thought we'd have a bit of fun and see which soccer players could play the famous characters.