GunnerTalk Special – Tribute to Rocky Rocastle

Rocky – truly one of our own – will forever remain one of Arsenal’s favourite sons. R.I.P David Rocastle. Ooh Rocky Rocky, Rocky Rocky Rocky Rocky Rocastle. On this day in 2001, the former England midfielder passed away after losing his battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. ‘Rocky’ broke into the Arsenal side against Newcastle in September …

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WEST HAM 1-2 ARSENAL: FRINGE BENEFITS AS HOLDING STEPS UP

MATCH REPORT – PLAYER RATINGS – VIDEO There was a funny moment after the game, when Sky Sports interviewed Aaron Ramsdale and Rob Holding. The Arsenal keeper was asked if Sp*rs winning had put more pressure on the players beforehand, and he insisted he didn’t know their result, saying he’d gone out early to warm up. Geoff Shreeves then …

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Chelsea 2-4 Arsenal: Ready, Eddie, go …

Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Yesterday evening as I took the dogs for a walk before the match, I ran into a neighbour who lives a couple of streets over. He’s an Arsenal fan. “Confident about tonight?”, he asked. “No!”, I said. “You?” “No!” “You never know,” I said. “If Southampton can beat us, there’s …

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Southampton 1-0 Arsenal: Dark clouds looming

Match report – Player ratings –  By the numbers – Video Arsenal have won 17 games in the Premier League this season, and in 16 of them have scored first. So, when Southampton made a first-half mistake, Eddie Nketiah pounced and Gabriel Martinelli crossed for Bukayo Saka, it looks very like a sliding doors moment in the cold light of day. …

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Arsenal 1-2 Brighton: Arteta’s selection creates damaging imbalance

Match report – Player ratings – Arteta Reaction – Video Defeat to Brighton capped a terrible week for Arsenal and put a massive dent in our top four ambitions. All week the build-up had been about what we would do to cope with the absences of Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney, and amid all the discussion, the general consensus was that …

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‘A very big win’ – Arteta reacts as Arsenal secure crucial 1-0 over Aston Villa

Arsenal further cemented their status as favorites to finish fourth after the North London outfit secured a 1-0 away win against Aston Villa today. The Gunners started brightly in the Midlands, with young attacker Emile Smith-Rowe firing a decent chance over the bar after just three minutes.Iconic Barça goals at the Bernabéu: Cruyff, Maradona, Ronaldinho, …

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Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool: A gap remains, but it’s closing

Match report – Player ratings – Arteta reaction Every defeat is hard to stomach, but there are certain games when you can step back, look at the bigger picture, and not feel quite as downhearted as others. Losing to Liverpool … again … is no fun, but the regrets this morning are about how we managed a couple of …

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Arsenal 2-0 Leicester: Odegaard and Partey crown a solid team performance

Match report – Player ratings – Video There was a moment on the Sky Sports commentary when, after Martin Odegaard had created perhaps 3 or 4 of the 5 first half chances that he made, Martin Tyler said, “We haven’t seen a lot of James Maddison so far”, and I had genuinely forgotten he was even playing. This isn’t …

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91 touches, 4 tackles, 4 key passes: This Arsenal star pulled the strings at Watford

Martin Odegaard produced another outstanding performance for Arsenal as they secured a 3-2 Premier League win over Watford on Sunday. The Norway international had a slow start to the league campaign after joining from Real Madrid, but has come into his own over the past three-and-a-half months. Odegaard produced another top showing yesterday. Bukayo Saka …

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Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema reaches historic WSL milestone after goal against Birmingham

Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema became the first player in Women’s Super League history to register 100 goal involvements after she scored in the Gunners 4-2 win against Birmingham City. Jonas Eidevall’s side survived a scare against the league’s bottom-placed team, to pick up a crucial three points, which sees them move eight points clear of …

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Arsenal take the sting out the Hornets in five-goal thriller

Arsenal have earned a 3-2 win away at Watford this afternoon to send our side fourth in the Premier League table. The Gunners wasted no time in snatching the early lead when Martin Odegaard pulled off a neat interchange with Bukayo Saka before placing his effort beyond the goalkeeper just five minutes in. We looked …

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