Theo and Olivier – Just How They Giroud it Up

Theo and Olivier – Just How They Giroud it Up

The effects of Walcott alone versus partnered with Giroud Most devout Premier League followers know two things with absolute certainty about Arsenal. First, the side is incessantly riddled with injuries, often forcing the Frenchman Arsene Wenger to get creative with his team sheets. More on this in a moment. Additionally, those who follow Arsenal know that it is always quite the cliché -- a Tale of Two Halves (of the season). Sometimes the side starts strong out of the gate, …
Arsenal at a Familiar Crossroads

Arsenal at a Familiar Crossroads

Twelve games in, a quarter of the Premier League season gone, and Arsenal sit joint top with Manchester City, with 26 points apiece.  Once again, seemingly inevitably, that same old question pops up: Does Arsenal have it in them to win the title? It isn’t a question of whether they can do it, whether the overall quality is there, or even, as is often discussed, whether the squad has the striker needed to win the Premier League. As Gunners and …
Premier League 2015/16 | Team Of The Season So Far

Premier League 2015/16 | Team Of The Season So Far

With fans mourning the international break throughout the world for various reasons, it's only fair to look back on what's happened in English football till the last weekend and try to find out who's been good at their jobs and who's not been. Although, the season as a whole has not quite been the most scintillating and nerve-wracking in recent times, it's had its fair share of surprising victories and shocking defeats in these opening twelve weeks. So, as far …

The £4m Premier League Team

Transfer spending makes or breaks any club. The demise of all the following "once great" clubs can be attributed to transfer spending, Leeds United, Bolton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday, QPR, Coventry City, Glasgow Rangers and a host more. Bolton with a £140m debt, rock bottom of the Championship and Leeds (who have sold both their Stadium and their training ground) probably fared the worst. In light of this it is astonishing the following Premier League 11 cost a mere £3,940,000.00. …
Theo Walcott - Has The Phoenix Finally Risen?

Theo Walcott - Has The Phoenix Finally Risen?

Bought for a princely £16 million, amongst a lot of hype, at an exceptionally early age from Southampton, Theo Walcott has become part of the Arsenal furniture and not in a good way. Often the forgotten or disregarded man in discussion about Arsenal’s lack of a star forward – a new train of thought has been building up momentum. Has Walcott realised his potential in what are considered his ‘prime years’? If you look at Walcott against his peers in this …
Analysing the Red Hot Ozil vs Manchester United

Analysing the Red Hot Ozil vs Manchester United

After an embarrassing 3-2 defeat to Olympiacos, lots of people were doubting Arsenal going into their game against Manchester United.  Then the Gunners annihilated Louis Van Gaal's side. They dismembered Manchester United within the first 20 minutes, and it was absolutely incredible to watch.  They were on fire and played scintillating football putting in their most impressive performance of the season. There were plenty of standout players in that Arsenal side.  Theo Walcott put in his best center forward performance …
What Went Wrong For Manchester United vs Arsenal

What Went Wrong For Manchester United vs Arsenal

Manchester United suffered an embarrassing loss at the hands of Arsenal at the Emirates stadium on Sunday. Nothing really went the Red Devils’ way right from the beginning. The United players seemed to be hopelessly unaware of the fact that the game had actually begun; in fact they looked tired and half-asleep. Arsenal were two goals ahead after seven minutes, before Alexis Sanchez added a third 12 minutes later, and it felt like United left themselves with a virtually impossible …
Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

On October fourth, Arsenal welcome Manchester United to the Emirates Stadium for one of the biggest games in the Premier League season so far.  The Gunners are reeling after their embarrassing 3-2 loss to Olympiacos and need a victory in the worst way.  Manchester United are top of the league and looking good after their win mid week against Wolfsburg.  United will look to put down a marker with a victory here at the Emirates. Team News Arsenal have quite …
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