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Ryan reflects on Arsenal debut 0

Posted on February 09, 2021 by Harry Kettle

When Mathew Ryan was first introduced into the equation at the Emirates many fans didn’t expect to see him start so soon – but such is the unpredictable nature of professional football in the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan was the man tasked with keeping out Aston Villa’s exciting attacking stars this past weekend, but unfortunately for him, the defence was broken within just two minutes.

Arsenal went on to lose the game 1-0 and while Ryan didn’t concede again after that initial strike from Ollie Watkins, he was clearly still disappointed when speaking with the media after the fact.

Arteta reacts to disappointing Aston Villa loss 0

Posted on February 07, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal fans weren’t really sure what to expect when they went toe to toe with Aston Villa this weekend, but in the end, they fell to another disappointing loss as their top six hopes – and especially top four hopes – continue to fade. There’s a long way to go this season but questions can and should still be asked of manager Mikel Arteta given the nature of these performances.

After the game, Arteta spoke with the media to address some of the lingering concerns that fans and pundits alike are starting to have.

Arteta looks ahead to vital Aston Villa game 0

Posted on February 06, 2021 by Harry Kettle

As the inconsistency that has followed Arsenal around like a bad smell for years goes on, many wonder what sort of season the Gunners can have between now and May. They’ve already proven themselves capable of battling it out with the very best in the league, but if they want to qualify for Europe, they really do need to string a run of big wins together.

That starts this weekend with a big trip to the Midlands to take on an Aston Villa side who have impressed a lot of people this season.

Aston Villa vs Arsenal – Preview 0

Posted on February 05, 2021 by Harry Kettle

The action keeps coming thick and fast in this relentless Premier League campaign with the trend of stacked games continuing on through the weekend. Arsenal will be getting back to business when they make the trip up to the Midlands to take on Aston Villa. Both sides have had their fair share of ups and downs so far this season but both possess very realistic top six ambitions, and a win here could bolster their chances quite substantially.

For the Gunners especially, though, a defeat could set them back in a big way.

Arsenal confirm four fixture changes 0

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Harry Kettle

While we’d all like to get back to something resembling normality right now, it doesn’t appear as if that’s going to be the case anytime soon – at least not in the English Premier League. There are constant changes that teams and fans have to be made aware of on an almost daily basis, and Arsenal aren’t immune from that disruption.

As reported by Arsenal.com there are going to be even more changes in February as the Gunners, and all 19 other teams in the league, attempt to get through the campaign.

Arteta reflects on embarrassing Aston Villa defeat 0

Posted on November 09, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal fans were in for quite the shock on Sunday night as they were humbled by Aston Villa in a 3-0 defeat at the Emirates. Many fans felt as if this was going to serve as a great opportunity for the Gunners to build some more momentum in the Premier League, but instead, Villa were the ones that got back on the winning track after two straight league defeats.

After the game, Mikel Arteta spoke with the media in order to try and figure out what exactly went wrong.

Arteta looks ahead to Aston Villa clash 0

Posted on November 08, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal have had quite the rollercoaster ride of a season up to this point, but as we all know, there’s still a whole lot more to come. The Gunners are looking competitive in both the Europa League and Premier League and later today, they’ll attempt to make it four straight wins when they host Aston Villa at the Emirates.

Prior to the game getting underway, manager Mikel Arteta spoke with the media as the excitement continues to grow for what the club could accomplish this season.

Arsenal vs Aston Villa – Preview 0

Posted on November 07, 2020 by Harry Kettle

The Premier League is back once again this weekend as all 20 clubs attempt to build some momentum for themselves heading into the next international break. Arsenal have been able to pick up a few nice wins recently both in Europe and domestically, and on Sunday, they’ll attempt to do the same thing again when they lock horns with Aston Villa.

The Midlanders have struggled in the last few weeks after initially getting off to a flying start this season, and their hope will be that they can steady the ship in North London. The Gunners, on the other hand, will have other ideas.

Arsenal transfer rumours: Martinez, Lacazette, Edouard 0

Posted on September 14, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

With several weeks of the transfer window left to run, transfer reports and rumours are still coming thick. Let’s look at what is being said about the Gunners.

Emiliano Martinez to join Aston Villa

When Bernd Leno picked up an injury in the unexpected defeat away to Brighton and Hove Albion last season, Emiliano Martinez stepped in and did a wonderful job between the posts. He was so good that some suggested that head coach Mikel Arteta should have given serious consideration to making him his number one choice ahead of Leno, but that was never likely to happen.

Arteta reflects on disappointing Aston Villa defeat 0

Posted on July 22, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal followed up their tremendous wins over Liverpool and Manchester City with a baffling result last night, as they were beaten 1-0 by relegation strugglers Aston Villa at Villa Park. A lovely strike from Trezeguet wound up serving as the winning goal, and after the game, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta spoke to the media about the defeat.



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