1. Arsenal Summer Transfer Rumors 2012: Ranking the Top 20 Rumored Targets

    Arsenal will be—should be—in the transfer market this summer, looking to buy players to supplement the present squad...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 23,681 reads 124 comments

  2. 12 Reflections on Arsenal's 1-0 Victory over Manchester City

    Arsenal won an important victory against Manchester City , avenging, in the process, their first leg one-nil defeat at the Etihad stadium back in December...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 7,565 reads 100 comments

  3. 5 Compelling Reasons Why Wenger Won't Need to Buy New Players in the Summer

    "One word for you IJ: Hypocrite!" With this, a disgruntled reader breached that impregnable fortress called my Bulletin Board and, like the burglar is wont, when he or she barges ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,229 reads 81 comments

  4. Ryo Miyaichi: Signs Point to Arsenal Having the World's Next Lionel Messi

    Arsenal posted this message to the club's official website on December 18, 2012: "Arsenal Football Club is delighted to confirm that Japanese forward Ryo Miyaichi will be joining the Club in January 2011...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 29,598 reads 78 comments

  5. EPL Preview: Will Arsenal's Rivals Rise This Weekend While the Gunners Fall?

    Arsenal could slip to fourth place behind Tottenham Hotspur , their North London rivals, after this weekend's fixtures...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,268 reads 16 comments

  6. Arsenal: 10 Realistic Goals for the 2012-13 Season at the Emirates

    Arsenal haven't won anything in six years. This is the drumbeat in vogue in some quarters of Arsenal. It is often the media's favorite tune. The cliche has become tiring. Arsenal must plan to win something soon...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 10,684 reads 64 comments

  7. QPR vs. Arsenal: Putting the Aaron Ramsey Debate to Rest

    Following Arsenal 's loss to QPR on Saturday, a number of fans have resorted to what they do best—blame game and scapegoating. The latest scapegoat is Aaron Ramsey...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,406 reads 27 comments

  8. Arsene Wenger Gets Tactics Wrong in the QPR 2-1 Loss

    Arsenal 's loss at QPR threw the race for the last two Premier League Champions League spots wide open. I have maintained on two occasions that there are yet enough points to push Arsenal out of a top-four finish this season...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,334 reads 23 comments

  9. Arsenal Diary: Why Manchester United Win Everything and Arsenal Don't

    Dear Baby Gooner, I return to this diary uncharacteristically fast. But I want to express an idea foreshadowed in the previous entry...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 5,122 reads 56 comments

  10. Arsenal Diary: Is the Current Gunner Squad the Best in England?

    Dear Baby Gooner, The sun is shining brightly at the Grove. Birds are singing and every Gooner is spotting a smile. Jokes and friendly banter flow freely, even of hairdos and whatnot...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 6,249 reads 85 comments

  11. UEFA Champions League: How Di Matteo and Chelsea Got Their Victory at Benfica

    Chelsea are having a rough season on home soil, but Tuesday night they left behind their problems to focus on the one assignment on hand—holding aloft the lone English flag in Europe...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,477 reads 17 comments

  12. Arsenal Transfer and Tactics: Neymar and 8 Teenage Stars Gunners Could Sign

    "Tactics," as I observed in this article, is another word for planning. Although the current season may still hold enough surprises, it's nothing if not wise for clubs and their managers to begin planning for the next one...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 15,421 reads 63 comments

  13. Arsenal FC: Why Tottenham Hotspur May Still Finish Above the Gunners

    The race to the finish is on in the Premier League. Each team has as yet eight matches to play, and at this point, it can safely be assumed that the first and second spots on the table belong to the two Manchester clubs...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 5,812 reads 58 comments

  14. Arsenal vs. Aston Villa: 12 Thoughts on the Gunners' 3-0 Victory

    Arsenal added another rung to their current unbeaten run in the Premier League with a seventh straight win. This is remarkable for a team given up for dead at the beginning of the year...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 7,674 reads 40 comments

  15. Arsenal: After 6 Straight League Wins, Are the Gunners Back for Good?

    Eight weeks ago, the Rwandan president tweeted a series of Arsenal -related thoughts. First: I very much support arsenal-but to be honest Wenger needs to coach another team now and Arsenal needs another Coach for +ve ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,502 reads 37 comments

  16. Arsenal: 10 Memorable Moments in Arsenal's Triumph at Everton

    Arsenal came out of the blocks firing at Everton . Everton were the rabbits in the headlights, David Moyes the mad scientist on the brink of causing a major havoc. No, David Moyes was as calm as could be under the circumstance...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,358 reads 20 comments

  17. Everton vs. Arsenal: The Tactics of Arsenal's 1-0 Victory at Goodison Park

    Arsenal started the game fiercely, peppering the Everton goal in the first five minutes. Everton didn't know what hit them...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,396 reads 41 comments

  18. Everton vs. Arsenal: The Ideal Formation to Win at Goodison Park

    Arsenal take on Everton tomorrow, Wednesday, 21 March at Goodison Park, and will be looking to come away with a result to ensure the consolidation of their position on the Premiership ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 5,194 reads 18 comments

  19. Arsenal Football Club: Fact, the Club Is Nothing but a Glorified Feeder Club

    A certain fan, seeing that I am an Arsenal fan, told me to shut up and "go help your club raise funds to buys players and stop raising kids...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,637 reads 73 comments

  20. Arsenal History Part II: Why Chelsea FC Is Not Fit to Tie Arsenal's Shoelaces

    This is the second part of my Arsenal chronicle in the light of England's top five clubs. Chelsea and the Question of Success Let me first explain my provocative title...

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  21. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: What the Arsenal Wunderkind Is Saying This Week

    Alex Oxlade Chamberlain is a name that sends the hearts of Arsenal fans racing and tickles the collective imagination of English fans. He is just 18, fresh from the minting factory in a manner of speaking...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,557 reads 16 comments

  22. Arsenal History: Chronicled in the Light of England's Top 5 Clubs, Part I

    1. Foundation Arsenal In the beginning, football was a passion of the working class. This is true especially of Arsenal, a club that got its name from Woolwich Arsenal ...

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  23. Didier Drogba's Acting Skills Help Chelsea Beat Napoli at Their Own Game

    In Chelsea 's remarkable demolition of one of Italy's current best teams, Napoli , in a Champions League match, a competition where quality vies with quality—making Chelsea's ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 2,314 reads 47 comments

  24. Arsenal Transfer and Tactics: 7 Players Wenger Will Be Happy to Sell This Summer

    Arsenal . Ashburton Grove. Chelsea and Failure In their quest to make the last eight in this season's Champions League campaign, Arsenal failed where Chelsea succeeded in ...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 14,886 reads 79 comments

  25. Arsenal Diary: The Rise of Arsenal and the Fall of Tottenham Hotspur

    Dear future Gooner, In this my third entry, I want to advance the narrative—just a little—from where I left it. Weightier matters will follow in the next...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about over 2 years ago 3,782 reads 43 comments