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Fa Cup
Can the FA Cup lead the way when football resumes?
17:00 Monday 16th March 2020

Europe faces little in the way of good news at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Countries are shutting down, restricting travel, assembly, education and commerce. Football halted indefinitely in all but a few leagues, such as England’s…

Premier League
Has Miguel Almiron done enough to deserve interest from Arsenal?
12:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

There’s so much going on in the world today. Every aspect of life, let alone football, is hit hard by the Covid-19. The pandemic dismissed fans from stadiums and forced players, managers and owners into isolation. But football will…

Premier League
Not the best week for Premier League goalkeepers
08:01 Friday 13th March 2020

How many times have you heard it said goalkeepers are a breed apart? It isn’t a lie. The game's last line of defence exerts tremendous pressure. No one minds your back when you fluff your lines. The ball nestles in the back of the…

Premier League
Why can't other Premier League clubs behave like Arsenal and Chelsea?
12:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

John Cena could be the only WWE superstar not to commit a heel turn at any point in his career. Virtually every famous professional wrestler turns his back on partners and fans to play the bad guy for a while. Even Hulk Hogan did. Why not Cena?…

Italy
Can Henrik Mkhitaryan make a successful Arsenal return?
08:00 Saturday 7th March 2020

Luck hasn’t been in Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s corner. After producing spectacular performances at Borussia Dortmund, his fitness crumbled under Premier League intensity. Jose Mourinho's confrontational man-management at…

Premier League
Does Ainsley Maitland-Niles still have an Arsenal future amid struggles?
19:01 Wednesday 4th March 2020

At the season's start, Ainsley Maitland-Niles was the talk of the town in North London. After two positive years as a rotational option, the Englishman would get his big chance due to an injury to Hector Bellerin. Maitland-Niles would start…

Premier League
Moyes odd man out among 2019/20 Premier League rescue workers
09:01 Sunday 23rd February 2020

Name a league in which the table isn’t all muddled in the early doors. It’s the same everywhere, every season. Maybe it’s because the teams with greater quality need more fine-tuning than average and poor sides. Regardless,…

Premier League
How can Arteta reignite Arsenal's attack?
08:00 Saturday 8th February 2020

Mikel Arteta’s time at Arsenal reflects their entire campaign. Despite showcasing occasional promise, the Gunners lack consistency. Since coming aboard, he’s improved certain departments. Unfortunately, it's come at the…

Premier League
Should Barcelona go all out for Aubameyang in the summer?
08:01 Monday 3rd February 2020

Winning two league titles and six trophies in less than three years would be considered a  successful period for just about any manager or football club. Not Barcelona. The Catalonian giants clearly displayed their high standards…

Premier League
Is loyalty yielding gold for Mesut Ozil?
09:02 Sunday 2nd February 2020

Arsenal struggles to keep world-class talents. Their top players inevitably decide the club lacks ambition. Their eyes stray. Their heads turn. Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry began the exodus but, too often, top Gunners found glory…

Premier League
Why Arsenal desperately need Pablo Mari
09:01 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Arsene Wenger often gets accused of failing to succeed in the later years of his tenure with Arsenal. The Frenchman retorts that once the Gunners left Highbury, they lost their soul. While that is debatable, Arsenal did lose their ability to…

Premier League
Can Alexandre Lacazette end his barren spell?
12:01 Monday 27th January 2020

Alexandre Lacazette is a player known for the occasional strop during matches, often when being substituted. During the 1-1 draw against Sheffield United, the Frenchman threw yet another act of frustration after being hauled off for…

Premier League
Should Arsenal bolster backline in the market?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

By the end of Arsene Wenger's long tenure, Arsenal's defence was a debris field. The attack remained potent but the Gunners were perpetually exposed at the back. Unai Emery failed to solve the problem. Now, it's left to Mikel…

Transfers
Can good friends Ajax help Barcelona out of another jam?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

When Rinus Michels brought Total Football to Barcelona in the 1970s, it began a beautiful friendship. Johan Cruijff eventually followed his mentor to the Nou Camp. The legendary Dutch midfielder played in Blaugrana stripes, won titles as the…

Premier League
Can Eddie Nketiah fill in for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
08:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is arguably Arsenal's most important player since arriving. His goals bailed the team out on numerous occasions but he also goes the extra mile to help the team in other aspects. He can often be seen tracking back…