1. Lukas Podolski's Signing for Arsenal: 5 Implications

    Besides name-dropping—which seems to be favorite pastime of a number of fans, whereby any other footballer of any note on earth is your team's transfer target, and every other ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 14,969 reads 67 comments

  2. Robin Van Persie to Stay at Arsenal for a Long Time, Benayoun

    Although Robin van Persie is still holding out on contract talks until summer as he says, and although the likes of Real Madrid , Barcelona, Manchester City and Juventus are ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,464 reads 13 comments

  3. Arsenal News: Abou Diaby Injured Again

    After a dribbling run on the left flank in the final minute of added time in Arsenal 's 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium, Abou Diaby pulled up as though injured...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,008 reads 28 comments

  4. 12 Thoughts on Arsenal's 1-1 Draw Against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium

    Arsenal got a useful point at the Britannia stadium. The following 12 points are a review of the match. 1. Best of Times and the Worst of Times I doubt that anyone—Gunner or Gooner—had any misconceptions about Stoke City ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 4,344 reads 29 comments

  5. Thomas Vermaelen: Weakness and the Concept of Attacking Center-Back

    Thomas Vermealen—the Verminator as Arsenal fans like to call him—is a good study in what is good and bad in Arsenal, an exemplar of the tension that exists between orthodoxy and innovation in modern football...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 4,982 reads 21 comments

  6. Arsenal FC: 7 Reasons the Gunners Will Win the Premier League Title Next Season

    Any set of fans, especially of the top clubs, will tell you that their team could win the title next year. There's always a "next year." It is a phrase that disguises impotence and failure...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 15,410 reads 109 comments

  7. Arsenal in Trouble After Barcelona's Champions League Defeat to Chelsea

    Arsenal are in trouble. There's an adage that goes like this: Quickly douse your own beard with water the moment you hear that your neighbor's beard has caught fire...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 10,279 reads 17 comments

  8. Barcelona: 5 Things Defeat to Chelsea Means for the Blaugrana

    Chelsea 's upset of giants Barcelona sent massive reverberations around the world. Does this upset—coupled with the loss to Real Madrid and the all-but-certain loss of this ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 7,660 reads 41 comments

  9. Chelsea vs. Barcelona: Memorable Moments in Chelsea's Second Leg Triumph

    Here are the minutes of Chelsea 's memorable win at Camp Nou. First minute : Kick off: Chelsea, but they cannot keep the ball. Second minute : An over-the-top ball to Alexis Sanchez, who manages to escape John Terry—but Petr Cech gathers...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 6,845 reads 5 comments

  10. Manuel Almunia Confirms He'll Leave Arsenal This Summer

    It is confirmed. Manuel Almunia , Arsenal 's out-of-favor goalkeeper, will leave Arsenal this summer when his contract runs out. Almunia's stay at Arsenal has been anything but successful...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,565 reads 32 comments

  11. Arsenal Transfer Ideas: Could Troubled Mario Balotelli Move to Arsenal?

    Mario Balotelli, Manchester City 's gifted but troubled striker, could don the Arsenal red and white in the coming season, according to the following...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 17,082 reads 43 comments

  12. 12 Reflections on Arsenal's 0-0 Draw with Chelsea at the Emirates

    The final result of Arsenal 's Premier League Day 35 lackluster encounter with their London neighbors, Chelsea , was a goalless draw. I reflect upon the match through the following 12 points...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,558 reads 30 comments

  13. Robin Van Persie: Compelling Reasons Why He Should Stay at Arsenal

    It's a time of mass paranoia for most clubs, except the likes of Manchester United , Real Madrid , Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea who can afford to rebuff suitors to their ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 1,848 reads 12 comments

  14. Andrei Arshavin: Arsene Wenger Lost Faith in Me at Arsenal

    When Andrei Arshavin came on for the impressive Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with the game tied 1-1 in Arsenal 's matchup against Manchester United on January 22 at the Emirates—a ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,860 reads 16 comments

  15. Arsenal: Good News, Bad News, Fear and Disaster at Ashburton Grove

    It is confirmed. Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is out for the rest of the season. The Guardian reports : Mikel Arteta has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 4,055 reads 33 comments

  16. Memorable Moments in Chelsea's 1-0 Champions League Victory over Barcelona

    An element of luck was on hand to enable Chelsea eke out a memorable victory over Barcelona in the two sides' first leg Champions League Semifinal encounter at Stamford Bridge. This is not to say Chelsea didn't earn their victory...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,669 reads 26 comments

  17. 6 Thoughts on the Chelsea-Barcelona CL Showdown at Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea will be the stripling with a sling in this evening's Champions League semifinal showdown with giant Barcelona, even if the faithful at the bridge would like vehemently to disagree...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,233 reads 12 comments

  18. Arsene Wenger and Fans Furious About 2-1 Defeat to Wigan Athletic, Reaction

    The news after Arsenal 's unfortunate and humiliating defeat against Wigan focused on Arsene Wenger 's refusal to shake Roberto Martinez's hand after the match, or on Robin van ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,615 reads 43 comments

  19. Arsenal Transfer & Tactics: 4 Dream Formations for Next Season with New Players

    Despite Arsenal 's latest setback—the 2-1 defeat to Wigan—the team's recent form indicates that if Arsene Wenger makes strategic signings for next season, Arsenal could ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 11,016 reads 40 comments

  20. 12 Reflections on Arsenal's 1-2 Loss to Wigan Athletic at the Emirates

    A shocker at the Emirates sees Wigan Athletic take the entire three points at stake in a Day 34 Premier League encounter with Arsenal ...

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  21. Wojciech Szczesny Vows to Stay at Arsenal Indefinitely

    Wojciech Szczesny won't be leaving Arsenal any time soon, at least not until the club has won some silverware...

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  22. Ashley Young: The Blot on Manchester United's March to a 20th League Title

    "It's a penalty definitely," claims Sir Alex Ferguson, responding to yet another of Ashley Young 's shenanigans...

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  23. Robin Van Persie Speculation: Is He Flirting with Manchester City?

    Robin van Persie, Arsenal 's darling striker and captain, posted the following picture on his official Twitter site Friday night that is sparking some rumors...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 12,402 reads 60 comments

  24. Jack Wilshere: Why It Is Best to Leave Him out of England's Euro 2012 Squad

    In the final week of January 2012, Jack Wilshere, Arsenal 's exciting youngster and England's breakthrough young talent of 2011, felt some pain in his ankle after he had returned ...

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  25. Arsene Wenger Wants to Win the Premier League and Champions League Next Season

    Arsene Wenger's ambition for next season is very clear. He wants to win the Premier League and (or) the Champions League...

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