Burnley vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On October second, Arsenal travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley.  After four straight Premier League wins, the Gunners will be looking to push that streak to five in a row and attempt to gain ground on Manchester City.  Burnley snapped their four match winless streak with their 2-0 win over Watford at the weekend.  They'll be looking to pull off a huge upset and stop the Gunners good form in it's tracks. Team News Burnley will have most …
Olivier Giroud - Key to Arsenal's aspirations this season?

Olivier Giroud - Key to Arsenal's aspirations this season?

Arsene Wenger has slowly reintegrated his Euro 2016 stars, despite pressure from the fans and that could prove to be a masterstroke in the long run. They have managed to pick up four points from the opening three matches, which isn't bad, but they have already fallen five points off the pacesetters. As a club, Arsenal need to be challenging for the title and their late transfer business has increased optimism around the club. The key to their title hopes …
A Statistical Comparison: Jamie Vardy vs Olivier Giroud

A Statistical Comparison: Jamie Vardy vs Olivier Giroud

Over the last couple of days, Arsenal have been heavily linked to Leicester City's Jamie Vardy. The Guardian, Telegraph, and BBC have all reported that Arsenal have matched the release clause in Vardy's contract, reported to be around £20m. The fact that so many different media outlets have reported it makes it seem like there is at least some truth in the link.  Arsenal need a striker, but no one expected this to be the direction they'd go.  While Vardy did just …
Sunderland vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunderland vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Relegation battlers Sunderland face an acod test on Sunday when they host Arsenal. Just a single point away from safety with a game in hand, the Black cats need to chalk results out in every single game irrespective of the opponents to survive the battle. Arsenal on the other hand, will be keen to cement their position amongst the top 4 of the Premier League. Team News Sunderland Manager Sam Allardyce is expected to name an unchanged starting line up …
Andy Carroll - Should he go to the Euros?

Andy Carroll - Should he go to the Euros?

After his incredible performance against Arsenal, there are people beginning to claim for Andy Carroll to be given a place in the England squad this summer. His recent past with injury mean that he hasn't had the opportunity to play a part for the national side, but he did play and score in the last European Championships, while he will also offer something different. It already looks like Jamie Vardy, Harry Kane, Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney will all be …
Observations from the battle of the top four

Observations from the battle of the top four

It’s a television broadcasters dream: four clubs, all in with a genuine shout of winning the Premier League, all playing each other on the same weekend. Arsenal played host to league leaders Leicester, Tottenham Hotspur visited Manchester City and in terms of drama, both games lived up to the hype. But what can we take away from the battle of the title contenders? The standard of refereeing in the Premier League is not good Sadly, the standard of officiating in …
England's forgotten injured stars: Danny Welbeck

England's forgotten injured stars: Danny Welbeck

Arsenal's front man, Danny Welbeck, hasn't featured for the Gunners since their 0-0 draw against Chelsea back in April 2015. Once a young prospect hailed by Sir Alex Ferguson, Welbeck has been held back in his career - often being sidelined at Manchester United before being shifted off to Arsenal on Louis Van Gaal's arrival. His move to London hasn't quite begun yet either as he's suffered a total of 318 days out of action with several injuries. Welbeck looked …
What are Arsenal doing differently?

What are Arsenal doing differently?

Arsenal currently find themselves in an excellent position, sitting top of the Premier League and are rightly considered genuine title contenders. In fact, some now even consider them favourites to be crowned champions come May; but what, if anything, are they doing differently? I’ve decided to compare various statistics from this season with both the 2013/14 and 2014/15 campaigns to evaluate why they’ve gone in many eyes from pretenders to contenders. Attacking As the old saying goes: “goals win games”; …
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