25 May 2015

Arsenal 4-1 West Brom: Walcott and Wilshere give Wenger something to think about

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video The final league game of the season brought us a comprehensive win, two amazingly good goals, an end to our goalscoring drought, and some individual performances that will really give Arsene Wenger something to consider this week ahead of

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24 May 2015

West Brom preview: Changes, but how many, and where?

For the final time this season we preview a Premier League game. Today is an interesting one despite the fact it’s almost completely a dead rubber. Arsenal, while making some changes to the team in order to ensure the fitness and freshness of certain players – as well as sparking

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23 May 2015

Saturday round-up: Rosicky set for another year

Morning all, a very quick Saturday round-up for you because it’s Saturday, I’m pressed for time, and I feel like I should give you some kind of summation of the Arsenal news. First up is that Tomas Rosicky is set to stay for another year. The manager confirmed yesterday that

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
22 May 2015

Giroud responds to Henry + Arsecast 353

Good morning to you, and happy Friday. We’re heading into the final Premier League game of the season and it all feels quite weird – like this season has absolutely flown by. Maybe that’s simply a by-product of me getting older, but whatever the reason our last game of the

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21 May 2015

Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland: Gunners fire blanks as Sunderland stay up

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video It’s almost always been a feature of Arsene Wenger’s sides that when a good run and some serious momentum is halted by defeat, the team takes a little while to find its rhythm again. Despite dominating the game in

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20 May 2015

Sunderland preview + Wenger on Coquelin and transfers

Midweek Premier League action this evening as we face Sunderland. Our game in hand means that a win would absolutely assure a minimum of third place – although second is still possible if results go our way. With regard to team news, there’s nobody back from injury, which means Mathieu

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19 May 2015

Funny red cards, keeper guff and more

Can someone tell the world that it’s now May 19th and therefore it should be warmer than 5C (real feel -1) in the mornings? Thanks. I’m bored of this weather now. Funny stuff last night as Chelsea got stuffed by West Brom. That was pretty funny in itself but Cesc’s

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18 May 2015

Man Utd 1-1 Arsenal: Poor performance, decent point

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video A 1-1 draw at Old Trafford leaves us needing a point from our final 2 games to secure third place and automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League. On a very basic level, a point from any game there

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17 May 2015

Man Utd v Arsenal “preview”

There was a time when a Man Utd v Arsenal fixture at this stage of the season would have been a title decider. In fact, if you can cast your mind back that far, a game on the 8th of May 2002 was exactly that: WILTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRD Anyway, the stakes are

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16 May 2015

Saturday round-up: Are our keepers keepers?

Good morning, a very quick Saturday round-up for you after what was a pretty dull press conference yesterday. Normally the build-up to a game against Man Utd would be a little more intense, but with the top four secured for both sides, the prize for victory is now just avoiding

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14 May 2015

CL final thoughts + assessing our loan players

So, the world was spared a Champions League final from hell last night when Juventus beat Real Madrid at the Bernebeu. Some might say that the two best teams in Spain fighting for European football’s most prestigious prize is exactly the showcase we all want to see, and I get

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13 May 2015

Is it better?

Perception is an interesting thing. If you were to ask anyone if they thought this league season had been better or more enjoyable than last season, I’d wager most people would say yes. The fact that we topped the table for longer than any other side in 2013-14 made little

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