Month: April 2021

Player Ratings: Villareal 2-1 Arsenal – A poor performance by Arsenal

Despite the the poor performance Arsenal managed to get an all important away goal through Pepe penalty. Here are the ratings: Bernd Leno – 6.8 Can’t blame him for the goals and pulled off a great save that kept Arsenal in the game. Calum Chambers – 5.2 Very average performance by the Englishman. Pablo Mari – 5.0 …

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Match Report: Villareal 2-1 Arsenal – A game of two different halves

Arsenal suffered a 2-1 defeat to Villarreal at the Estadio de la Ceramica in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final tie on Thursday. A tense encounter in the province of Castellon saw both sides finish the match with ten men, as Villarreal boss Unai Emery managed to upset his former employers. Five minutes …

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Villareal v Arsenal Confirmed Line-ups: Ødegaard starts, Aubameyang returns to the bench

Martin Ødegaard making his return to the starting line-up in the place of Eddie Nketiah as Mikel Arteta has made one changs from the side that lost 1-0 to Everton last Friday. This will be the first time that the Gunners have come up against their former manager Unai Emery since he quit the club …

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Arsenal Ladies 1 win away from Champions League qualification

Arsenal defeated West Ham 2-0 on Wednesday and are closing in on European football while Birmingham and Aston Villa drew 1-1 to set up a frantic finale at the bottom of the table with two games left to play. The Gunners are now one win away from returning to the Champions League thanks to their …

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Miedema scores wonderful solo goal against West Ham

Arsenal Ladies‘ Vivienne Miedema opened the scoring against West Ham Ladies this evening with a fine solo effort. The 24 year-old picked up the ball wide from the throw-in, before turning and running centrally before picking off her shot to beat the goalkeeper from just outside the box. The Dutch forward’s goal saw her close …

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‘I’m very serious, I’ve secured funds for it’: Ek confirms he’ll make Kroenkes a buyout offer

Daniel Ek is dead serious about buying Arsenal out – if there were any lingering doubts this is just a PR stunt, the Spotify owner went live on CNBC to confirm his interest. “I’ve been an Arsenal fan since I was 8 years old. Arsenal is my team. I love the history, the players and of course …

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Tierney and 3 others may make shock early return vs Villarreal

Arsenal are closing in on a surprising clean bill of health, with all their injured players apparently on the verge of a comeback. With Martin Odegaard making his return to the pitch over the weekend, Arsenal were down to four potential absentees against Villarreal: David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Kieran Tierney. The good …

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‘If I can help Arsenal, I will’ Arsene Wenger makes Gunners plea amid takeover talk

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has given his thoughts on the Daniel Ek led takeover bid and admitted if he can help the Gunners in any way, he will. Wenger’s comments come amid widespread reports of a takeover bid from Spotify owner Daniel Ek, with Arsenal legends Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira all involved. While …

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Bukayo Saka awarded with his first prestigious individual award

Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka has been named Young Player of the Year by the London Football Awards. The 19 year has been enjoying his second season as a first-team regular in our side, and has already earned his place amongst our most important players. The youngster was awarded with a new contract last season, and he has …

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Thierry Henry gets rightful recognition in the EPL Hall Of Fame

Special day for a King who will forever be in our hearts! Club legend Thierry Henry has been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame and it is well deserved I must say! Alongside Newcastle legend Alan Shearer, Henry rightfully takes his place in a Hall of Fame that both celebrates and recognises “the exceptional …

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Injured Arsenal star returns to training pre-Villarreal clash

David Luiz has returned to training ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Villarreal on Thursday, hoping to prove his fitness ahead of the first leg. The Evening Standard report that Arsenal have been handed a boost by David Luiz’s return to training this week. The centre-back is back involved after his injury in March required minor surgery to repair. It …

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