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What is a football club?

A football club is a partnership between so many people, and site of meaningful connection.

Tomiyasu, thank you for the memories, but it’s time to say goodbye

While an excellent player, the Japanese international’s lack of availability is a real problem.

If Arsenal are to win the title, Mikel Arteta will have to use the whole squad

Arsenal faltered last season because of injuries and tiredness. That can’t happen again.

Arsenal have a finishing problem - but it’s also a creativity problem

Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat against West Ham is highlighting the lack of goals from attackers, but there’s an issue with chance quality.

Arsenal substitutions cause Gunners to lose momentum

Rather than turning the game, Arsenal’s subs did little to change momentum.

Arsenal’s control is impacting on creativity

Arsenal have more control this season. It’s at the expense of creativity.

Arsenal have a creativity problem

For all their dominance thus far, it is not translating to goals or dominant wins.

The importance of Jurrien Timber

While Declan Rice and Kai Havertz will eventually be more important, Arsenal’s most significant addition of the season could be Jurrien Timber

Arsenal’s unpredictability could cause short term pain

Arsenal are looking to become unpredictable. In the long run this should make Arsenal better.

Arsenal’s summer transfers are signs of an evolving squad

Signing Declan Rice, Jurrien Timber, and Kai Havertz points to evolution

Who stays, who goes: Eddie Nketiah or Folarin Balogun?

Both Arsenal strikers are potentially up for sale.

Europa League exit shows Arsenal still need to build squad

Arsenal still don’t quite have the depth to go all the way in multiple competitions.

The Leandro Trossard transfer just makes sense for Arsnal

Signing the Belgian just makes sense.

With Gabriel Jesus injury, Arsenal must sign an attacking player.

The injury means Arsenal have to react.

Are Arsenal in a title race?

Are Arsenal in a title race? Whether they are or not, enjoy this run.

Three questions ahead of Arsenal’s pre-season

What to look for as Arsenal begin pre-season matches.

Arsenal’s transfer window is making a lot of sense

Arsenal didn’t score enough goals last season - something they are trying to rectify

Should Arsenal get a proverbial big man upfront?

Do Arsenal need to sign a big centre forward?

Eddie Nketiah shows Arsenal the future

While he may not be long for the Emirates, Eddie Nketiah has shown Arsenal what the future is.

Mikel Arteta faces a selection dilemma

The Arsenal manager faces a dilemma: can he leave both Gabriel Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe out of the team?

Arsenal should reset expectations about the Champions League

Pressure: pushing down on teams is what Arsenal have to be better at

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal have to be better at pressing—otherwise, they will not improve significantly

How Ben White can push Arsenal up the field

Arsenal’s only significant addition in the transfer window thus far may be able to allow the Gunners to change their tactics

Arsenal’s transfer targets are showing a clear plan

Is it Project Youth, Mk II?

The racism aimed at Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, and Marcus Rashford was not a surprise

The racism directed at Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, and Marcus Rashford was a depressing reminder of football and society’s deeper ills

Arsenal may come to have some regrets about Ainsley Maitland-Niles

It seems like the Hale End product is on the way out this summer, which is a shame.

Arsenal would be better off without the Europa Conference League

This is not the European football I want

It’s not going to happen at Arsenal for Mikel Arteta

It’s hard to see a real argument for keeping Arteta at Arsenal

Josh Kroenke admits trust is shredded. His actions on Thursday will not have helped matters.

At a raucous meeting with Arsenal fans, Josh Kroenke managed to make things worse.

The European Super League fucking sucks

Football has been heading in this direction for years, but we don’t have to like it.

Mikel Arteta has very quickly lost his way at Arsenal

After three good months, it looked as if Arsenal had turned a corner—only for progress to be quickly eroded.

Arsenal: Process vs Results

Arsenal’s improvement is a result of good process—a trend that must continue if Arsenal are to become a Champions League team.

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