Monthly Archives: January 2017


Arsenal 1-2 Watford – player ratings

If you’ve followed Arsenal long enough, you’ll know this club can take you from the sublime to the ridiculous, and tonight was another in a long list of examples of that, going down 2-1 to Watford. A dreadful first 45 minutes went a long way to sealing our fate, and despite Iwobi’s 58th minute goal, […]


Wenger: Ramsey has a calf strain

Arsene Wenger says Aaron Ramsey suffered a calf strain during tonight’s 2-1 defeat to Watford. The midfielder lasted only 20 minutes before being replaced by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and while it’s too early to tell how long he’ll be sidelined, it’s fair to assume that the Welshman probably won’t be available for Saturday’s trip to Stamford Bridge. “He […]


Wenger: We were beaten in the duels

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal lost too many one-on-one duels with Watford as the visitors secured a 2-1 win at the Emirates that leaves the Gunners title hopes in tatters. Younes Kaboul’s deflected free-kick gave the Hornets the lead after 10 minutes and Troy Deeney doubled the advantage three minutes later. Arsenal, who so often this […]


Report: Arsenal 1-2 Watford (inc goal)

Arsenal: Cech, Gabriel, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Iwobi, Giroud Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Bellerin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Maitland-Niles, Lucas, Walcott — Arsenal’s title hopes were dealt an almost fatal blow as a shocking first half performance saw them ship two goals, and ultimately go down 2-1 in the Premier League against Watford this evening. Arsene […]


Big Guns return: Arsenal v Watford team news

Arsenal team news 2016It’s back to Premier League action tonight as we face Watford at the Emirates. After making a lot of changes for the FA Cup, there are some big names returning tonight. Here are the official line-ups. Arsenal: Cech, Gabriel, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Iwobi, Giroud Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Bellerin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Maitland-Niles, Lucas, […]


Charlton sign Stephy Mavididi on loan

Another youngster has left the club on deadline day for a lower division loan move. Following Gedion Zelalem, Chuba Akpom, Kaylen Hinds and Ismael Bennacer out the door is exciting forward Stephy Mavididi who has joined League One Charlton until the end of the current campaign. The 18 year old can play wide or as […]


Ismael Bennacer joins Tours on loan

As reported yesterday, Ismael Bennacer has joined Tours on loan. The 19 year old will spend the rest of the season with the Ligue 2 club, former stamping ground of both Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny. It’s a move designed to get him some competitive football at an important age, but the Algerian international remains […]