Arsenal Season Stats Review 2011/2012 | The Midfield & Front Three

Arsenal Season Stats Review 2011/2012 | The Midfield & Front Three

A look back at Arsenal's 2011/2012 season continues with a look at the midfield trio we've deployed throughout the season and the changes in the front 3. Articles on the defence and mid-way point in the season are on the site as well. Midfield There were plenty of changes in the midfield with the departure of Fabregas and Nasri along with Wilshere's season ending injury, the return of Ramsey and the new-guy in the form of Mikel Arteta. We also …
Arsenal 7 Blackburn 1 | Opta Stats Report

Arsenal 7 Blackburn 1 | Opta Stats Report

The feel good factor returned to the Emirates this afternoon where Arsenal thrashed a 10-man Blackburn Rovers 7-1. Arsenal dominated from the start, with Robin Van Persie opening the scoring shortly after one minute. As is the norm for Arsenal though, they allowed Blackburn to equalize with their first shot, a fantastic Morten Gamst Pedersen free-kick right into the top corner. Van Persie restored Arsenal's lead before unleashing the exciting Oxlade-Chamberlain to make it 3-1 before half-time. Steve Kean's team …
Spurs Out-played & Out-fought by AFC

Spurs Out-played & Out-fought by AFC

The two fixtures that all Spurs fans look out for at the start of the season are both games against Arsenal. These are the games that they want to win more than anything. On Sunday, Tottenham fans headed to the emirates full of optimism. They were on form and had brushed Newcastle aside with ease in their previous fixture - for the first time in two decades they had the possibility of doing the double over their arch rivals. Sitting …
Alex Song | Defensive midfielder? | Opta Stats

Alex Song | Defensive midfielder? | Opta Stats

Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong. A player who, a couple of years ago, was seen as little more than dead wood in the Arsenal squad. However, a few years and a hat full of outstanding performances later, Song stands as a testament of Wenger’s policy of faith in youth. But why is the Alex Song of today so different to earlier seasons? The main evaluation of Song’s season thus far is that he is no longer a true defensive midfielder, but …
Swansea vs Arsenal | Stats Preview

Swansea vs Arsenal | Stats Preview

Arsenal will be hoping to return to the top 4 with a win against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. The Gunners last outing in the Premiership was a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Fulham and they will be looking to turn things around. Swansea have only conceded 4 goals at home this season so far and only United have escaped with the full 3 points so things will be tricky for the North London side. Van Persie will return to the …
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