Arsenal finally get a fox in the box

You've heard of the phrase: 'growing into the role', haven't you? Well, that's exactly what's happened to Theo Walcott who, as I've said for as many years as people would care to listen, is a goal predator. I was so impressed by Theo's instincts in front of goal that I was even moved to call [...]

Latest August mauling stirs up memories of 2011

Although becoming accustomed to poor starts to seasons, most Arsenal fans must feel traumatised, after the 3-4 mauling at the hands of Liverpool at the Emirates. The score line doesn't really tell the full story. Even when Arsenal took the lead they were well below par. Theo Walcott finished well for the opener, but critics [...]

What a relief!

We can't moan can we? Three points away at QPR for the first time in the Premier League. A dream start, with Theo scoring in double quick time from Arteta's pass. Then a long 90-minute or so wait for the final whistle. With Spurs beating Southampton with a last-gasp goal from Bale, there was no [...]

Does this Arsenal team have top-four quality?

After the debacle against Swansea, I've been hitting the Twittersphere big time, discussing the merits of the first XI. I still maintain Arsenal have enough talent to finish in the top four. Marc Ollington of The Gooner disagrees. So let's break down the team: Szczesny: Today's performance suggests that he is good enough to play [...]

Arsenal’s suped-up G-Wiz is motoring well + Sgt Jenkinson

Hello again Gooners! I must admit I was very worried that after the international break, we wouldn't be able to manage the same kind of form that saw us beat Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield. I'm so pleased that I was so wrong!I still maintain that Gervinho is no striker, but it's hard to drop him [...]

Arsenal’s expected line-up v Sunderland

It's so hard to predict the starting XI v Sunderland that it makes me think we've finally got strength in depth!I keep looking for clues from the Cologne friendly, but there aren't many to be found. Anyway, for what it's worth, this is how I expect us to line up:GK: Szczeny - 'Sir Chesney', as [...]

Arsenal should target Sorensen, Rodwell & Jagielka

Champions League football for 15 seasons in a row, that's a record to be proud of. It would be nice to adorn the trophy cabinet with silverware, but we can't have everything!Not sure where the ref got 5 minutes of added-on time from, but I suppose we stood up well to the challenge. Keiran Gibbs' last-ditch tackle [...]