The chances of Arsenal qualifying for the Champions League on the final day of the season bordered somewhere between remote and impossible...but that didn't stop some of us dreaming.
Sure, a two-point cushion is nice, but have you tried a five-point cushion? That's the question for Mikel Arteta's Arsenal to mull this weekend as they host Leeds at the Emirates on Sunday, a day after Tottenham travel to Anfield. Nothing can ever be taken for granted in the Premier League, as well we know, … Continue reading Opportunity knocks for Arsenal as Leeds come to town
How many of us saw three straight wins coming after the abject defeat at Southampton in April?
The Gunners travel to St Mary’s on Saturday and if they are to avoid a drama turning into a crisis, they must find a way to reinforce their struggling midfield.
Confidence at Arsenal is high, however, and there is a steely resilience to this side that means we can go into games without the sort of fear that has pervaded our football for so long
At times this season, Manchester United have been, frankly, amateurish
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!
Wins over Aston Villa, Leicester, and Watford are one thing but Liverpool are a different and altogether more difficult prospect. Realism will be required.
Add to that a ninth game unbeaten and a series of favourable results elsewhere in the league and it truly was a memorable day to be an Arsenal fan.
If we have European ambitions this season, though, this is a fixture we need to be taking something from.