Arsenal v Newcastle: Magpies may soon be a force to be reckoned with…but they aren’t there yet!

A new era begins for Newcastle tomorrow as Eddie Howe takes to the dugout for the first time as Magpies manager. Although technically Howe’s maiden outing was last week when Brentford visited St James’s Park, a positive COVID test kept the former Bournemouth manager sidelined so Saturday’s visit to the Emirates will be the first … Continue reading Arsenal v Newcastle: Magpies may soon be a force to be reckoned with…but they aren’t there yet!

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Gunners miss opportunity to move into European mix with Palace stalemate

At a real crossroads moment in their season, Arsenal ended up rooted to the spot as they laboured to a draw with Crystal Palace. In the build-up to the game, I wrote about the importance of Arsenal seizing the opportunity to pick up another win in order to move themselves into the mix for the … Continue reading Gunners miss opportunity to move into European mix with Palace stalemate

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: A clean sheet and an away win are the stuff of dreams for Gunners

Away games, torrid conditions, clean sheets – these have been the stuff of nightmares for Arsenal sides these last two or three years. A season-opening victory at Newcastle on Sunday saw the Gunners conquer all three of the above in a manner that had much to admire – although some old habits will die hard … Continue reading Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: A clean sheet and an away win are the stuff of dreams for Gunners

Newcastle vs Arsenal: It’s make do and mend for the Gunners in season opener

After a transfer window that has generally been deemed a success for Arsenal, it’s finally time to get down to business with a season-opening trip to Newcastle on Sunday. As much as we’d like to see all our big stars and new signings in action straight away, however, it seems as though events – some … Continue reading Newcastle vs Arsenal: It’s make do and mend for the Gunners in season opener