Five key quotes from Arsene Wenger’s pre-Norwich City press conference

Arsene Wenger arrived for his pre-Norwich press conference with both barrels loaded as he faced the media for the first time since news of the planned supporters’ protests emerged. The Gunners boss was asked about the frustrations of fans, the role of club owner Stan Kroenke, and the capitulation of his team in the heat…

Protest will surely deepen widening rift between Arsenal fans

Two of Arsenal’s biggest supporters’ groups have called for co-ordinated protest at Saturday’s match against Norwich – in a bid to force change at the top of the club. The Black Scarf Movement and REDaction Gooners described the club as “stale” and have called on fans attending Saturday’s televised match to hold up posters that…

Is it time for Arsenal to try something new in attack?

After another frustrating Premier League display on Sunday, isn’t it time that Arsenal tried something new in attack? For the umpteenth time this season, the Gunners suffered from a lack of killer instinct in front of goal and had to settle for a 0-0 draw as a host of chances were either spurned or denied…

The answer is obvious: Either the mentality changes or the manager does

When Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin put together a run of really quite impressive performances together in midfield, I dared to hope that Arsenal had hit upon the balance needed to knit the disparate parts of the team together. The shield to keep teams from exploiting our soft underbelly – which had been so regularly…

Arsenal blew it again – and nobody is surprised

Pathetic. Totally and utterly pathetic. When Yannick Bolasie, a man who hasn’t scored for about 20 years, fired a shot past Petr Cech to equalise, in a game in which Crystal Palace managed barely a shot on target, nobody was surprised. And that tells you everything you need to know about this team, this season,…