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Arsenal’s profligacy sinks to a new low

Arsenal’s profligacy sinks to a new low

The latest musings of Spanish Fry  15 shots on target. Two shots into the woodwork. 30 shots in all. Zero goals. That was the sorry result for Arsenal on a night when they slipped to their third successive English Premier League defeat and first at the Emirates Stadium. The Times Online include the following game summary: 0-30min: Cesc […]

Arsenal Lose to West Ham Again

Arsenal Lose to West Ham Again

Arsenal FC 1-0 West Ham United Arsenal lost their first match at Emirates Stadium as relegation battlers West Ham recorded a shock 1-0 win. The Gunners had dominated for long spells and should have been out of sight, having created several clear chances early on. However, the Hammers, inspired by goalkeeper Robert Green, weathered the […]

Arsenal’s English Premier League Mission

Arsenal’s English Premier League Mission

Arsenal FC 1, Liverpool FC 4. Enough said. Let’s move onto the immediate future.  Eight difficult English Premier League games are what stands between an Arsenal team in disarray and a Champions League spot that absolutely must be attained. It is hard to argue against the fact that – results-wise and, perhaps more importantly, football-wise – this has […]

Will Arsenal (Eventually) Sell Its Soul?

Great news for fans of the Gunners with the news that US billionaire Stan Kroenke has stated he is not interested in investing in the club. It had previously been reported that Arsenal were going to go the way of rivals Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool and sell-out a significant number of its shares in order to keep up with the […]

Adebayor Axed By Togo

Adebayor Axed By Togo

For a weekend where Arsenal are not figuring in any matches it seems an awful lot is going on involving the players at the club. Firstly, Emmanuel Adebayor has been kicked out of the Togolese national team following a row over bonus payments. He was axed along with teammates Kader Cougbadja and Nibombe Dare. This […]

Is Diaby the real deal?

Is Diaby the real deal?

The first in an ongoing series of regular columns by Spanish Fry. When Vassiriki Abou Diaby signed for Arsenal Football Club on January 12, 2006, few had any idea of who he was or indeed, what he would bring to the club. A first sighting of the ex-Auxerre midfielder off the field drew immediate comparisons with […]

AJ Makes Arsenal Pay

AJ Makes Arsenal Pay

Everton FC 1-0 Arsenal FC Andrew Johnson grabbed a late winner as snow fell on Goodison Park to add further woe to Arsenal’s season with a 1-0 win. Beaten in three cup competitions of late, they failed to take advantage of Liverpool’s dropped points earlier in the day when their rivals for third spot could […]