Sam Crawley

5 Things Arsenal fans can take away from the Community Shield

5 Things Arsenal fans can take away from the Community Shield

Forgive me for one moment, as I finally get a chance to write the following words. Arsenal Football Club have beaten a Jose Mourinho-led Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley, to win the Community Shield. It was an interesting games for many points, Arsenal took their continued sharpness into this game that actually faded towards the end of the game against Chelsea's onslaught for the last twenty minutes. Arsenal's build up play was enjoyable to watch - which isn't a term often …
Thirty goals a season striker, where art thou?

Thirty goals a season striker, where art thou?

A lot of column inches go towards the super-star strikers of elite-level teams during the season, increasing ten-fold when the transfer window opens. You’ve all seen the storylines before “Does X score enough?”, “What else does he bring to the team?” and “What could Y bring to Z team?”. It’s the first question I’m going to take a brief look at in this article: there’s been plenty of talk of clubs similar to Liverpool’s stature needing a consistent goalscorer alongside …
Arsenal U24’s: who should look to progress in 2015/16?

Arsenal U24’s: who should look to progress in 2015/16?

Following on from Carl Jenkinson’s new contract and subsequent continuation of his Premier League loan-spell at West Ham, Chuba Akpom’s hat-trick in the pre-season friendly against the Singapore All-Stars, and several other (re)emerging Arsenal talents – let’s discuss who, and how – they can really make the world sit up and take notice this coming year. Hector Bellerin Arsenal’s new diminutive Spaniard fast-forwarded his own path to the first team last year after Mathieu Debuchy’s long-term injury, Carl Jenkinson’s loan-spell away …
Arsenal's Transfers: Vidal and the striker...

Arsenal's Transfers: Vidal and the striker...

As far as I’m concerned Cech is an Arsenal player – so I won’t be entertaining any comments that I’m jumping the gun. What I feel needs commenting on, is below. The formation and team I’ve detailed below is, worryingly, a lot of Arsenal fan’s preferred team, minus any potential signings that will improve what I have selected. These two points I’ve made tie in nicely, if the fans want superstar players – but want a majority of the team I’ve …
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