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Brighton vs Arsenal – Preview 0

Posted on June 19, 2020 by Harry Kettle

The ruthless nature of Premier League football means that even if you’ve been knocked back down, you don’t have all too long to get back up and go again. Arsenal are in a similar situation, because in a little over 24 hours, they’ll be going head to head with Brighton & Hove Albion, just a few days removed from a humbling defeat at the hands of Manchester City.

On paper this is going to be a much more favourable game for them, but of course, this league doesn’t always work like that. The morale is clearly pretty low in North London, but they have to look at this as a potential opportunity to really send a message to their competitors in the top six race.

Ljungberg talks ahead of Brighton clash – Part 2 0

Posted on December 04, 2019 by Harry Kettle

On changing the club’s fortunes:
I think the only way to change an atmosphere in the stadium is by how you play. Like you said, the fans were amazing at Norwich. I felt like they got more and more energy the more that we played in the first half. We were on top of Norwich and I think the Arsenal fans got energy from that. That helped. But they were great, even when we went 1-0 down or 2-1 down, they were even louder and they helped us. That’s important for the players. When it comes to the Emirates, the fans want us to win football games. They want us to play good football and I think the only way to try to get a good atmosphere and get them going is to try to achieve that. Whether that’s me or someone else as a coach, I don’t think that matters so much.

Arsenal’s last six in review – Part 2 0

Posted on May 16, 2019 by Harry Kettle

Leicester 3-0 Arsenal

Arsenal were just flat, and it was clear to see their passion for the top four race was all but gone. The players were tired, the fans were fed up, and Emery just didn’t have an answer to it. Brendan Rodgers’ momentum since arriving at Leicester quite clearly played a pretty significant role in this game, because the Foxes were just firing on all cylinders. Arsenal just couldn’t keep up with them in any way, shape or form, and that’s a little bit embarrassing when you think about where these two sides were a decade or so ago.

Gunners now need to concentrate on the Europa League 0

Posted on May 06, 2019 by David Nugent

Arsenal have somehow snatched defeat out of the jaws of victory in the race for the Premier League top-four. The Gunners drew 1-1 with Brighton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, a result which virtually ended Arsenal’s chances of claiming a top-four finish.

Unai Emery’s side will head into the last day of the season three points adrift of arch-rivals Tottenham in fourth-place. However, Spurs have a superior goal difference of eight, which is really not going to swing enough in the Gunners favour.

Arsenal v Brighton Premier League Preview 0

Posted on May 04, 2019 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal host Brighton at the Emirates Stadium, in potentially a vital Premier League clash for both teams.

Arsenal head into this clash on the back of a 3-1 win over Valencia in the Europa League semi-final first leg. However, prior to their clash with Los Ches, the Gunners had suffered three straight defeats in the Premier League. The poor run of form has left Unai Emery’s team fifth-place in the top-flight table, two points behind fourth-place Chelsea.

The Gunners have conceded at least twice in those aforementioned top-flight defeats too, including in a 3-2 defeat against Crystal Palace in their last home league outing.

The reverse fixtures – Part 2 0

Posted on April 04, 2019 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal 1-1 Wolves

Arsenal were fortunate to come away with anything from this game, which kind of tells you all that you need to know about how good Wolverhampton Wanderers have been this season. They’ve taken every single game in their stride, putting on a football clinic against the big boys in the process.

Arsenal 3-1 Leicester

Despite going behind in this one it always felt like Arsenal were going to score as the game went on, and that’s what happened. They just seem to be able to take over at the Emirates in ways that they can’t do away from home, which is something they need to watch out for when they travel to the King Power for the reverse fixture.

The final eight – Part 2 0

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Harry Kettle

Crystal Palace (H)

The loss against Brighton seems to have taken the wind out of Crystal Palace, and at the worst possible time. This should be a guaranteed three points for the Gunners and while we may not like saying that, it’s just the truth. They’re a much better football team than Crystal Palace, and they should be winning comfortably here.

Wolves (A)

A look back at the last six in review – Part 1 0

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Harry Kettle

The weird and sometimes wonderful world of football changes and evolves many times throughout the course of your standard season, and that’s particularly true when you’re an Arsenal fan. The Gunners have been up, they’ve been down and they’ve been all around, and now, they’re kind of positioned right where everyone was expecting them to be.

Slam ‘Dunk’ off the table? 0

Posted on June 26, 2018 by Harry Kettle

First off: we thoroughly apologise for the title, but if we hadn’t of gone for it, then we probably would’ve hated ourselves forever.

Some people know and others don’t, but Brighton & Hove Albion defender Lewis Dunk has actually been linked to Arsenal a handful of times now. The 26-year-old, who is a hometown hero of sorts, has been at the club since 2010 with many long-since believing that he deserved a move to one of the Premier League’s elite. Alas, it seems as if for now, he’ll have to wait and see what happens throughout the remainder of his tenure with the Seagulls.

Arsenal winning the Europa League would be highly surprising 1

Posted on March 05, 2018 by David Nugent

As Arsenal went down to their fourth league defeat in five games at Brighton on Sunday all I could think about was that the Europa League is the Gunners last hope of salvaging anything from the season.

The Gunners face AC Milan on Thursday night in the last 16 first leg at the San Siro. It is hard to envisage the visitors gaining a positive result in Milan.

Poor results have bred poor confidence

No doubt confidence is low at Arsenal at the minute. Five defeats in seven games in all competitions tend to have that sort of effect on a team. Teams with low confidence never seem to be able to get anything right.



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