1. Grading Arsenal's Players on Their Champions League Performances so Far

    It seemed like things were looking up for Arsenal in the Champions League but then Anderlecht happened. The Belgians stupendously blew a lead at home, and now the Gunners have done the same at their home ground...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 3,006 reads 11 comments

  2. Why Santi Cazorla Is Under Most Pressure for Arsenal Following Win over Burnley

    There aren't too many negatives to be found after a tidy, though taxing, 3-0 victory over inferior opposition. But Arsenal 's dispatching of Burnley on Saturday is not merely significant because of the scoreline...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 6,121 reads 23 comments

  3. Theo Walcott: How Arsenal Should Manage His Recovery

    Theo Walcott is back, which is excellent news for Arsenal fans. He was an essential cog in Arsenal's attacking machine for over a season before he tore his ACL in January...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 2,625 reads 4 comments

  4. Arsenal vs. Burnley: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape EPL Game

    After achieving a much-needed 2-0 win over Sunderland last weekend, Arsenal are back in action on Saturday with a game against Burnley ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 7,248 reads 25 comments

  5. Charting the Progress of the Arsenal Debutants from Cesc Fabregas' First Game

    October 28, 2003 was quite a momentous day in modern Arsenal history. Cesc Fabregas —and one or two players that you might not expect—appeared for the club for the first time...

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  6. Arsenal: Full Report Card for Every Position for October

    As Halloween approaches and October draws to a close, it's time for a retrospective. It's been an up-and-down month for Arsenal , featuring eked-out wins, frustrating losses and injuries galore...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 8,200 reads 16 comments

  7. Sunderland vs. Arsenal: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Game

    After a rough last few games, Arsenal will get back to Premier League action Oct. 25 with a trip to the Stadium of Light to play Sunderland ...

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  8. Grading the Arsenal Players on Champions League Performances so Far

    Arsenal are now halfway through the Champions League group stage, so an evaluation is in order. There have already been ups and downs and sideways performances, if one can call it that, in the Gunners' brief European campaign...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 7,545 reads 13 comments

  9. 5 Ideal Presents for Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger on His 65th Birthday

    Today is Arsene Wenger 's 65th birthday. It's quite remarkable that the boss has been with Arsenal since he was 46—on the cusp of 47—way back in 1996...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 7,236 reads 13 comments

  10. Anderlecht vs. Arsenal: Key Issues That Will Shape Champions League Game

    Arsenal do not have much time to recover after a disappointing weekend, as they get back to action almost immediately against Anderlecht. The Gunners will travel to Belgium with high expectations and poor form...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 7,441 reads 9 comments

  11. Arsenal vs. Hull City: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Game

    After what has seemed like an interminable layoff, Arsenal will get back to action this weekend against Hull City . The two sides have not met since the Gunners thrillingly came back to beat the Tigers in the FA Cup final in May...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 4,157 reads 16 comments

  12. A Progress Report on the Form of Arsenal's Summer Signing Alexis Sanchez

    Arsene Wenger made Alexis Sanchez his first and most important signing of this past summer's transfer window. Unlike last year's marquee purchase, he seems to be paying immediate dividends...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 6,880 reads 7 comments

  13. Why Santi Cazorla Is the Perfect Man to Replace Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

    Once upon a time, Santi Cazorla was an attacking midfielder. When he was bought from a financially troubled Malaga side in 2012, he was immediately deployed in the most advanced midfield position possible...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 6,894 reads 23 comments

  14. Why Theo Walcott Can Spark Arsenal's Season Back to Life

    Width: It's something every Arsenal fan heard commentators talk about ad nauseam last season, and something with which the Gunners still struggle. They played half of last season with no natural wingers and the entire team was worse off for it...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 1,862 reads 3 comments

  15. Why Laurent Koscielny Is the Unsung Hero for Arsenal so Far in 2014/15 Season

    Arsenal began their title challenge this season on a paper-thin foundation. After selling Thomas Vermaelen over the summer, it was patently obvious that Arsene Wenger needed ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 6,055 reads 14 comments

  16. Analysing Aaron Ramsey's Form for Arsenal This Season

    After lighting the Premier League on fire last season, Aaron Ramsey has not quite been the same. Two goals and one assist in six games is not too bad a haul for a midfielder, ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 4,883 reads 16 comments

  17. What Can Arsenal Realistically Expect from Alexis Sanchez This Season?

    In what has thus far been a season of disappointment for Arsenal , Alexis Sanchez has been one of the team's lone bright spots...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 9,695 reads 38 comments

  18. 5 Issues Arsenal Need to Work on During International Break

    Arsenal have not started the season particularly well. They will not have an opportunity to achieve any positive results for the next two weeks, and many of their first-team players will be away playing for their respective countries...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 4,867 reads 35 comments

  19. 5 Arsenal Players to Watch on International Duty Week of October 6

    Another international break is upon us, and though the wait for club football to resume might seem interminable, Gunners fans can satisfy their desire for football by following their favorite players as they play for their respective countries...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 3,762 reads 1 comments

  20. Why Mesut Ozil Is Under Most Pressure for Arsenal Following Loss to Chelsea

    Mesut Ozil is often lambasted whenever he is played on the wing. Much of the blame rests with Arsene Wenger for putting him there in the first place, but Ozil often does nothing to redeem the manager's faith in him...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 2 months ago 13,529 reads 61 comments

  21. Chelsea vs. Arsenal: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Game

    Arsenal will return to Stamford Bridge this weekend for the first time following their humiliating 6-0 thrashing last spring, which effectively threw them out of the Premier League title race...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 months ago 14,238 reads 77 comments

  22. David Ospina Has a Chance to Shine Following Wojciech Szczesny's Suspension

    When David Ospina signed for Arsenal in July, Arsene Wenger said that he would challenge Wojciech Szczesny for the team's sole spot between the sticks, per Richard Arrowsmith of the Daily Mail ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 months ago 6,257 reads 5 comments

  23. Wesley Sneijder Is the 1 Galatasaray Player Arsenal Must Shut Down

    Every team has its creator, linchpin and main attacking threat. These are the players who can unlock an elite defense by themselves, and who teams must be careful to not rely too heavily upon...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 months ago 2,970 reads 1 comments

  24. Arsenal vs. Galatasaray: Key Issues That Will Shape Champions League Game

    Arsenal need to get off the mark in the Champions League after being roundly defeated by Bayern Munich and suffering the emotional trauma of dropping two points in the north London derby last weekend...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 months ago 5,070 reads 24 comments

  25. Why Mathieu Flamini Is Under Most Pressure for Arsenal Following Draw with Spurs

    For the first 28 minutes of Arsenal 's intense match against Tottenham Hotspur , Mikel Arteta was an integral part of the midfield battle...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 months ago 4,858 reads 16 comments