30 Nov 2011

Arsenal 0-1 Man City: no shame in defeat

Video highlights and reaction – match report – So Carling Cup defeat last night, and late defeat at that, but the overwhelming sense I have this morning is that of team that deserved more. Arsenal’s youngsters, combined with some experience, more than held their own against the most expensively assembled

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29 Nov 2011

Arsenal v Man City – live blog!

Join us for live blogging of Arsenal v Man City in the Carling Cup. Kick off is 8pm, team news posted as soon as we have it. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match.

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29 Nov 2011

Man City preview – all kinds of chances

Good morning to you. We have the Carling Cup to contend with this evening and we take on the richest club in the world, with the biggest, most expensive squad in the world, and a manager who is complaining about a fixture pile-up. To be fair to Roberto Mancini, he’s

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28 Nov 2011

Early City news and Szczesny talks defensive change

Morning all, another week, another two games on the horizon and the football world is in a strange place after yesterday’s news about Gary Speed. I really don’t have much to say about it other than to hope his family and loved ones manage to cope with such an awful

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27 Nov 2011

Arsenal 1-1 Fulham: Devermination

Video highlights and reaction – match report – By the numbers I guess in the context of recent results and the form we’ve been in yesterday was something of a disappointment. Dropping two points at home can always be criticised but post-Champions League games against well organised, tough opponents are

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26 Nov 2011

Arsenal v Fulham – live blog!

Join us for live blogging of Arsenal v Fulham in the Premier League. Kick off is 5.30pm, team news posted as soon as we have it. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. Arseblog

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26 Nov 2011

Fulham preview – Gervinho, Arshavin, Santos and more

Premier League action later today as we take on Fulham at the Grove. Regardless of who has been in charge over the last few years this has generally been a pretty tight affair. Ok, there’s been an away 3-0 and a home 4-0 in recent years but they’ve been tough

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25 Nov 2011

Midfield thoughts + Nigel Winterburn on Arsecast 217

Morning all, with the job well and truly done in Europe the attention can now turn back to the Premier League and tomorrow’s game against Fulham. The early team news is that we don’t appear to have lost anyone after the game against Dortmund. Koscielny’s withdrawal was due to ‘fatigue’

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24 Nov 2011

I’ll take 24 gills of merriment, barkeep

When you’re a supporter of any club, these are the sorts of spells you really just have to enjoy. Watching Arsenal play is a real pleasure at the moment. There are plenty that will plead caution and perhaps as many that will anticipate our annual spring collapse. To a certain

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24 Nov 2011

Arsenal 2-1 Borussia Dortmund: Job well done

Video highlights and reaction – Match report – Arsenal were tested last night by a a very hard working and very decent Borussia Dortmund side. I wouldn’t say it was one we passed with flying colours but the performance and the result showed that this is an Arsenal team that

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23 Nov 2011

Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund – live blog!

Join us for live blogging of Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund in the Premier League. Kick off is 7.45pm, team news posted as soon as we have it. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match.

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23 Nov 2011

Dortmund preview + Wenger’s curious Götze comments

Let’s begin this morning with team news ahead of tonight’s game against Borussia Dortmund. Just to maintain the balance of the universe, Abou Diaby’s return to the squad comes as Tomas Rosicky drops out, having picked up a ‘small thigh strain’ in training. Diaby hasn’t played yet this season having

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