1. Thoughts on Robin Van Persie's 'Loyalty' and Some Transfer Speculation

    As different European managers continue to submit their final 23-man squad lists for the forthcoming European Championships, jaws have been dropped and eyebrows have been raised...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 5,011 reads 26 comments

  2. Arsenal: Thoughts on the Current Robin Van Persie Saga

    I have been at the club for eight years and I am proud of that. I am a true Gunner. I love this club and that is no secret. I will sit down with the manager and president at the end of the season and we will have coffee together...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,339 reads 9 comments

  3. 10 Gunners That Need to Step Their Game Up Next Season

    The 2011/12 campaign was one to remember, as Arsene Wenger’s men fought a 10-month long battle that ended up without any share of the spoils the season had to offer...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 1,799 reads 7 comments

  4. Arsenal Season Review: Top 10 Highs and Lows of the 2011/12 Season

    The 2011/12 season was a topsy -turvy campaign that engrossed football fans for the best part of 10 grueling months...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 758 reads 1 comments

  5. Arsenal FC: 3 Goals Scored, 3 Points Gained and 3rd Place Secured

    An English Premier League season that had engulfed football lovers and neutrals alike was finally coming to an end, and I must say that yesterday’s games were the most epic I’ve ever watched in my entire life...

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  6. Arsenal Transfer Prospect: Yann M'Vila and His Top 10 Football Attributes

    Yann M’Vila started his career in Amiens SC and Mantes before joining the youth academy of Stade Rennais in 2004. After playing with the Reserves for a few seasons, Frederic Antonetti handed M’Vila his debut in the 2009-2010 campaign...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 7,516 reads 17 comments

  7. Arsenal FC: Reviewing the Gunners' Debatable Decisions This Season

    The penultimate set of Premier League fixtures played a vital role in shaping the destinies of the various teams with different expectations...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,181 reads 13 comments

  8. Arsenal FC: Lady Luck Smiles at the Gunners Yet Again

    This is one Premier League season football fans won’t forget for a while. From an Arsenal perspective, this season has offered the good, the bad and most certainly, the ugly...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 1,794 reads 10 comments

  9. Ryo Miyaichi Set for the Olympic Games and Some Transfer Speculation

    Watching Liverpool crumble yet again to a team that has never won on Merseyside showcased how inconsistent Kenny Dalglish’s team has become...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 3,551 reads 2 comments

  10. Lukas Podolski: A Quick Focus on Arsenal's New Signing

    One of football’s worst-kept secrets has been revealed. "Arsenal Football Club is delighted to announce that a deal has been agreed to sign German international striker Lukas Podolski on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 3,528 reads 5 comments

  11. Stoke vs. Arsenal: 3 Key Lessons Learned from the Battle of Britannia

    The match between Stoke City and Arsenal ended in a 1-1 draw . However, I took solace with the fact that the consistently inconsistent Wigan tore the Premier League script to smash four past Newcastle...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,442 reads 7 comments

  12. Pep Guardiola: Thoughts on Pep's Imminent Barca Departure and Stoke Preview

    In a somewhat relatively dull start to the weekend, a piece of information rocked the football world like a high-magnitude earthquake...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 794 reads 3 comments

  13. Arsenal FC: Repercussions of Chelsea's Champions League Adventure

    “Anti-football” came into the limelight when Chelsea ’s Guus Hiddink visited the Nou Camp in the 2009 Champions League semifinals to literally park the bus ...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 997 reads 4 comments

  14. Arsenal: The Intensified Battle for Third Place and a List of Underrated Gunners

    In a gruelling campaign that’s reaching its climax, various teams in the Premier League are close to achieving their pre-season targets, while others are in great peril...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,105 reads 10 comments

  15. Tribute to Arsenal's Manuel Rivero Almunia: Loyalty Against All Odds

    After spending eight seasons on a nomadic spree with six different Spanish sides, Manuel Almunia joined Arsenal for £2.6m in 2004. In his early years at Arsenal, he played the role of second fiddle to Mad Jens Lehmann...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 3,966 reads 12 comments

  16. Reviewing Goals Scored by 2012 PFA Player of the Year Robin van Persie

    If you take a close peek at this illustration, you’ll see Arsenal ’s talisman, Robin van Persie, holding the club’s “first trophy” in seven years, the 2012 PFA Player of the Year award...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 1,220 reads 0 comments

  17. Chelsea Preview: Time to Give Those Pensioners an Early UCL Retirement

    “On the flanks, Chelsea remain susceptible, particularly with Ashley Cole and John Terry’s combined ages being past that at which the average office worker is thinking of retirement...

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  18. EPL: The Premier League's Best Divers

    Nothing much has happened after Arsenal's humbling home defeat to Wigan. Reality has crept in yet again, and there are fears surfacing over the outcome of the club's final position after the loss threw open again the race for third place...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,837 reads 22 comments

  19. Arsenal: Why Gunners Fans Have to Get off Aaron Ramsey's Back

    This has become a somewhat “delicate issue,” so I’ll be as plain and crystal clear as I can be...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,634 reads 20 comments

  20. Long-Term Plans for Arsene Wenger and Interesting Stats on Andre Santos

    “Sure, someone will come out victorious, headed to the final to face off against Liverpool, hoping to salvage something from a year of disappointment. But the road there will be a painful 90 minutes of downright terrible football...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 1,033 reads 1 comments

  21. Plea for Video Technology and Andre Santos' Take on the Mario Balotelli Incident

    This is actually one of those boring Saturdays were you’ll hardly find any Arsenal match preview in the million and one blogs out there because there’s no game to look forward to...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 811 reads 4 comments

  22. Reaping the Rewards of Full Fitness: Theo van Persie

    When Arsenal hosted Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium, football fans graced themselves for another Premier League spectacle...

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  23. Wolves 0, Arsenal 3: The Gunners Tame the Relegation-Bound Canines

    The English Premier League is widely regarded as the most viewed, most exciting and probably the best football league on Earth. Fans from all over the globe unite for a single cause, offering their support to the 20 teams in the division...

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  24. Arsenal FC: The Power of the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal's Fortress

    The Emirates Stadium hosted its first ever game in the summer of 2006. It was a testimonial match for a master technician and a legend in every sense of the word, Dennis Bergkamp...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 2,960 reads 5 comments

  25. 10 Bold Predictions for Arsenal's Crucial Clash Against Manchester City

    Back in December, Arsenal was on a blistering run of form before it ended abruptly in the hands of Manchester City . The game was an enthralling encounter that provided end-to-end football with the neutrals fully entertained...

    Toni Okike Written by Toni Okike about over 2 years ago 1,558 reads 4 comments