FA Cup glory proves Arsenal are still capable of defying conventional wisdom

Of all the possible outcomes from Saturday’s FA Cup final, victory for Arsene Wenger’s side was probably the most Arsenal of them all. Going toe-to-toe with the runaway Premier League champions, with a half-baked defence, and having had a decidedly underwhelming league season, all conventional wisdom pointed to the Blues processing to the double in…

Arsenal do the unexpected by performing as expected in Manchester United win

There have been precious few occasions this season in which pre-match expectations have played out exactly as planned, at least as far as Arsenal are concerned. Typically, the Gunners have tended to defy all expectation – and logic – by producing woefully inept or unexplainably insipid performances when all indications pointed towards something much better….