1. Arsenal: What Does Calum Chambers' Signing Mean for the Future at Arsenal?

    In a somewhat unexpected move, Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Southampton starlet Calum Chambers in a deal reportedly worth £11 million, rising to £16 million, as per Dominic Fifield of The Guardian ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 5 months ago 1,936 reads 0 comments

  2. World Football Commentary: In Defense of Diving

    Of all the acuities of all the emotions football can elicit from its devotees, there are few more infuriating than an opponent diving to win a penalty against your team...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 5 months ago 237 reads 0 comments

  3. What Sami Khedira Could Bring to Arsenal

    Arsenal fans are hopeful for a third major signing in as many weeks, with multiple media outlets including The Mirror reporting the Gunners have opened talks with Real Madrid ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 5 months ago 8,216 reads 1 comments

  4. Arsenal: Why Arsene Wenger Should Not Be Sacked, Part 1

    Over the 2012-13 season, Arsene Wenger ’s head has been called for on a silver platter by such illustrious commentators as Goal.com , JustArsenal , Bleacher Report , Caughtoffside , The Daily Mail and, er, Bleacher Report ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about almost 2 years ago 3,362 reads 28 comments

  5. Arsenal Transfers: Gunners Sign Malaga Left-Back Nacho Monreal

    In his groggy 11am state, coffee on the table, bowl of Mini-Wheats resting on his lap, the author opened his laptop to this page which stated the transfer spending of every Premier ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about almost 2 years ago 8,620 reads 19 comments

  6. Arsenal's Lost Boys: An Entire Transferred Arsenal XI

    The fact that this article is even being written is something of a fallacy. Over the past five years, Arsenal has seen enough top-class players leave the club to form a very competitive XI entirely comprised of transferred players...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about almost 2 years ago 24,139 reads 59 comments

  7. Arsenal Report: Pep Guardiola Expresses Tentative Interest in Arsenal Job?

    Take it with a grain of salt, and please please please don’t castrate me with abusive comments for suggesting such a fallacy (my fragile ego couldn ’t take it). But reports have emerged from a variety of sources ( goal...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 16,486 reads 144 comments

  8. Arsenal: Freak Out, Shout, Break Things, They're in Trouble

    Disclaimer: I am prone to knee-jerk reactions, big whoop, I’m a fan. Sue me. Trouble is afoot in the land of the Arsenal ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 205 reads 20 comments

  9. Arsenal: Immediate Thoughts Following the Gunners' Glorious Victory over Spurs

    Bleacher Report, you old dog. Long time no...er...post. The tenuousness of the Stone-Age wireless over here coupled with my relocation to Wellington—which is a city some readers ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 2,450 reads 7 comments

  10. Norwich vs. Arsenal Preview: Oh Arsenal, That Thing You Do to Me...

    It’s match day. I love match day. Match day isn’t actually match day for me because I live in New Zealand...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 3,760 reads 18 comments

  11. Arsenal: Why the Gunners Are the Most Likeable Team in the Premier League

    Footballers are celebrities, and celebrities as a rule are not particularly likeable people. Footballers are paid a stupendous amount of money for the sole purpose of kicking a ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 15,356 reads 44 comments

  12. Arsenal: 5 Midfielders Who Could Make or Break the Gunners' Season in January

    This article was originally meant to be about midfielders Arsenal could sign in January, but to be honest, The Beatles are more likely to re-form and record an entire album of ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 5,892 reads 17 comments

  13. Arsenal: An Immediate Thought Following the 1-1 Draw with Manchester City

    As Gertrude Stein might have said were she alive today: a point is a point is a point is a point. Of course, that point takes on a heightened significance when considered that it ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about 2 years ago 2,635 reads 13 comments

  14. Montpellier vs. Arsenal: Rating the Gunners' Players in Champions League Opener

    Well, that was exciting! Into the Valley of Death rode the Arsenal XI this morning or, more particularly, into the anarchic melting pot of hostility and vitriol that is the Stade ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 6,823 reads 24 comments

  15. Arsenal: Samir Nasri and 5 Others Gunners Fans Were Glad to See the Backs Of

    First thing’s first, I apologize for the prolonged absence, it’s the business-end of semester at university over here and though I can clearly hear you sarcastically bowing ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 16,547 reads 93 comments

  16. Arsenal Transfer Speculation: Rating the Chances of 5 Deadline Day Transfers

    It’s a bit funny, that after a summer of such excitement and drama and comings and goings and good and bad and ugly; after all the speculation and hope; the feverish anticipation; ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 14,749 reads 51 comments

  17. Arsenal Transfer Retrospection: The Total Cost of RvP and 5 Other Superstars

    So today at university, my eftpos card declined while I was attempting to purchase a $3.99 sandwich, and this got me thinking about football and money ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 1,008 reads 8 comments

  18. Arsenal vs. Sunderland: 1 Thing to Take from the Gunners' Opening Match

    Just as with sweaty underwear at a Tom Jones concert, the conclusion of Arsenal ’s first Premier League game of the season has been met with an inevitable deluge: of responses, analyses, speculations and the inevitable vast, sweeping conclusions...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 4,087 reads 16 comments

  19. Arsenal Transfers: Why Robin Van Persie May Not Be a Success at Old Trafford

    Well. At least we can finally tell that bloody elephant over there in the corner to bugger off. So van Persie’s gone, in a move possibly akin to America leaving the Brits ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 3,540 reads 16 comments

  20. 5 Reasons Why Robin Van Persie Could Choose to Stay with Arsenal

    “Oooh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day...I’ve got a wonderful feelin’...everything’s goin’ my way!” And so Santi Cazorla’s signing is confirmed! Ah, what a wonderful hour it was...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 7,854 reads 26 comments

  21. Arsenal: Picking an Arsenal Youth Graduates XI

    It’s no secret that great club dynasties are often paralleled by a prevalence of home-grown, youth academy graduate players in the first team. We are witnessing another example with this generation...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 7,566 reads 5 comments

  22. The 7 Most Aesthetically Pleasing Players to Have Donned the Gunners' Shirt

    It seems odd now to think that for a long period of time Arsenal Football Club were considered about as stylish as Englebert Humperdink’s Christian name...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 3,297 reads 14 comments

  23. Arsenal: 5 Questions I Would Like to Ask Arsène Wenger

    So, after—what is it now, 16 years?—I think we can all safely agree that there are three constants in life: taxes, death and Arsene Wenger ’s teeth-gnashingly mysterious public persona...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 5,931 reads 39 comments

  24. Arsenal: Why Selling Theo Walcott Would Be Disastrous for the Gunners

    Preamble Not so long ago I wrote an article about what Robin van Persie’s eminent departure would mean to fans of Arsenal , and one of the points was that Arsenal fans ...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 1,398 reads 5 comments

  25. Arsenal Transfers: 5 Realistic Ways Arsene Wenger Could Spend RVP Transfer Money

    From the moment the final whistle of the final game of the season is blown, we Arsenal fans are immediately assaulted by imperatives. It can get quite annoying. So-and-so must do this...

    Emile Donovan Written by Emile Donovan about over 2 years ago 4,974 reads 16 comments