Category Archives: FA cup news

Arsenal handed BIG boost for the BIG match

Arsenal are continuing to look in imperious form, after the brilliant performance and win away to Hull City made it 25 wins from our last 31 games in all competitions. But Arsene Wenger knows that the Gunners cannot afford to start thinking that the job is done as there are still some very important games for us to win.

Wenger deserves HUGE credit for Arsenal’s TOP form

With Arsenal now sitting in second place in the Premier League table and heading for a second successive Wembley FA cup final and on an amazing run of form, with 21 wins and one draw from our last 25 games, the calls from some Arsenal fans and members of the football media have pretty much gone away.

Premier League title gone! What’s left for Arsenal?

While Arsenal were making our way to another Wembley FA cup final yesterday, Chelsea were being pummelled by Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, despite Jose Mourinho claiming that the game went perfectly according to plan. What did go for the smug one, however, was all the luck and the 1-0 result.

Reading v Arsenal – Gunners through by skin of teeth

Well the important thing is that Arsenal won the semi-final against Reading to book our place at the FA cup final at Wembley next month. But it is not the sort of game that was good for those Gooners of a nervous disposition, partly due to the indomitable desire and determination of our opponents and partly due to our own struggles to get into our groove.

Official teams and preview of Reading v Arsenal

The Arsenal boss has stayed true to his word about treating the FA cup semi-final today with all due care and attention, despite the fact that our Wembley opponents Reading are only a Championship club and a mid-table one at that.

Arsenal v Reading – Form and History Point to Just ONE Result!

I don’t normally look at the history books ahead of Arsenal’s fixtures because we all know that records are made to be broken. Form is also easily turned on its head, especially in Cup games, but when it comes to our record in matches against Reading FC I was astounded at the way Arsenal have completely dominated them over the years.

Arsenal know how to deal with Reading challenge

To be honest, the Arsenal players and Arsene Wenger have had enough prior warnings in recent years about just how dangerous it can be to go into a game, especially a very important one, assuming that you are the better team and so the job of winning is already half done.

New Arsenal contract to get Walcott flying!

While his time in the Arsenal first team has been severely restricted of late, it would seem that the England international Theo Walcott is still very much a part of Arsene Wenger´s plans for the future. So even though the manager´s claim that the player is still not fully recovered from his long spell on the sidelines, the news that contract talks are now due to begin is a much more emphatic statement of intent.