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Arsenal News In Brief

Hello all. Have you had a long hard day or night and don’t have the time or inclination to go through the newsfeeds for your Arsenal news. Let me help you out. Guendouzi Extension Sought Numerous sources (originally the Daily Mail I believe) are reporting that Matteo Guendouzi is close to signing a new five-year deal […]

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Quickly into tonight’s post as it will be a full one. Our 2019/20 season kicked off in the early hours of this (Tuesday) morning with a less than taxing fixture against another of Stan Kroenke’s clubs, the Colorado Rapids. A young Arsenal side put a stranglehold on the fixture early on. Debut boy Gabriel Martinelli […]

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A broad cross-section of the Arsenal support have put away past differences to come together with a vision for the future good of The Arsenal Football Club. All of the signatories to what is reproduced below have always had the best interests of our club at heart. Now we come together with a plea to […]

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It’s pitchfork and lit torches time for me this evening. Those who have seen me at close quarters in the North London derby can attest to the fact that my usually calm veneer can very quickly become what others would describe as irrationally tarnished. It’s my experience of the fixtures over many years that causes […]

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Refreshed and tanned it is apt for me to recap on a week away, Arsenal style. I had hoped that things would have picked up on the week preceding it when precious little happened. Welcome to yet another Gunners close season. After a quiet weekend we launched a shiny new kit on Monday. I have […]

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Apologies all, I didn’t realise it had been a week since the last post, not that there has been much to write about other than the dreaded transfer speculation. The lack of apparent activity is probably due to the fact that the international players were, or still are, in action and having a deserved (or […]

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The announcement of what is in effect a job swap for Steve Bould and Freddie Ljungberg is not entirely surprising. It is clear from the article in arsenal.com that both men are happy with the switch. Steve has been a bit part player in the first team coaching set-up and makes no secret of enjoying […]

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The official announcement of the players released this summer contained no real surprises. Petr Cech had already announced his retirement from playing before the season is out. It seems likely that he wasn’t prepared to continue as a cup tie goalkeeper. A return to Chelsea as director of football is rumoured. He signed a four […]

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Jose Antonio Reyes

It’s the first non-football Sunday evening of the close season. It’s always a bit of a downer and it rounds off an emotional weekend for us all. This isn’t about me, me, me. It’s about us, us, us. So with a keyboard and a very large glass of Laphroaig Select in front of me let […]

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This afternoon provided a blessed relief to the tedium that is waiting for the Europa League Final to be over. Normally I wouldn’t take any interest in a match between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland, but the appearance of on-loan Krystian Bielik in the League One play-off final at Wembley made it required viewing. Like Calum […]

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