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Arsenal must kick-start their season tonight

Win over Anderlecht could be the springboard to Arsenal rediscovering their form by SE

Arsenal indeed have made an unimpressive start to their campaign; however, with a couple of good performances, form and the season that’s increasingly going on a downward spiral can be rectified. Last weekend’s 2-2 draw at the Emirates against Hull City cannot be an ideal preparation, going into a crucial Champions League fixture as Arsenal do when they take on Anderlecht at the home of the Belgium champions. While you go into every game of the season looking to win, every result — win, draw or defeat — that Arsenal manage from here on, could have a bearing on their faint mindset.

More proof that the media LOVE to HATE Arsenal

It is something that has become so much the norm that Arsenal fans hardly bother to even moan about it any more, but for some reason the football media seems to take pleasure in poking fun and being disrespectful to Arsenal, much more than any club, never mind the big clubs that make their jobs possible and profitable.

I don’t know whether it is because Arsene Wenger is more mild mannered than the spiky Jose Mourinho or Alex Ferguson type of managers, or whether there is a spud fan high up in these media organisations, or maybe they are just cheesed off that Arsenal spoiled their fun by winning the FA cup last season. Oh how they loved trawling out the old `trophy drought` line.

Does this CLASS spud mashing prove Podolski is NOT leaving Arsenal?

I must admit that I was more than surprised to see that the Arsenal team sheet for the Premier League home game against Hull City on Saturday did not include the name of Lukas Podolski, not even as a substitute. After the German striker had complained about his lack of time on the pitch this season and the injury to Mesut Ozil, I expected it to be the other way around.

Roma defender reveals Arsenal DID try to sign him this summer!

There have been a lot of doubts from Arsenal fans and members of the football media about why Arsene Wenger did not strengthen the Arsenal defence more in the summer transfer window. And for those of us that are not entirely convinced by Arsene Wenger’s vague words about not being able to find the right player available, there is today some evidence that he did at least try.

According to a Sky Sports report, the Greece international defender that we were linked with in various Arsenal transfer rumours over the summer, Kostas Manolas, has revealed that he did have the choice of Arsenal and the Italian champions Juventus.

Ray Parlour sure Arsenal can only hope to challenge for Wenger Cup

The Arsenal legend Ray Parlour watched Arsenal only end up with yet another point on Saturday, and he is very sure that the best that the Gunners can hope for this season is the usual Wenger Cup for scraping into the Champions League, but he doesn’t even think that will be easy!

‘I think Arsenal are fighting for third or fourth place,’ Parlour was quoted as saying in the Mail. ‘You look at Manchester City and Chelsea and they’re in a different league compared to Arsenal.

Arsenal debate – Is attack or defence the BIG problem?

Somehow Arsenal actually managed to move up one place in the Premier League table. If West Brom beat Man United tomorrow, which we hope they will, the Baggies could overtake us but because Swansea lost we are up to the dizzy heights of 7th.

I don’t need to tell you that the Gunners have flattered to deceive so far this season, but we have rescued points from losing positions as well as throwing away leads. So what is the problem for Arsenal?

Today’s EPL games show Arsenal what luck can do!

I am not complaining about the bad luck that Arsenal have had so far this season, well not much anyway, but I do think that the start could have been so much better for the Gunners if we had just had a little bit better luck, or less good luck.

Arsenal have had some harsh red cards, lenient refereeing for our opponents, a string of unfortunate injuries like Giroud’s bizarre tibia break and just have not really had the rub of the green. I’m sure that we will have our own good luck as the campaign wears on but I don’t think we should ignore the things that have gone against us and blame everything on the players and Arsene Wenger.

The 3 reasons Arsenal WILL sign Khedira in January

With Arsenal once again showing our soft underbelly with a tame performance and a disappointing draw with Hull City at the Emirates yesterday, the need for more power and fight in the squad has become more urgent than ever. And according to the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, Arsene Wenger is finally ready to act and bring in Sami Khedira in the January transfer window.

For the attention of Arsene Wenger – from an Arsenal Fan…

IS ARSENE WENGER DOING CORROSIVE DAMAGE TO HIS REPUTATION by TorontoArsenal

Despite the disappointing results of the past decade it appears fans of Arsenal FC, including myself, are powerless when it comes to being able to force through desperately needed changes because of Arsene Wenger’s entrenched position within the Arsenal FC hierarchy. I do not want to start listing the heartbreaks of the past years but would like to draw Arsene Wenger’s attention to the following:

1 For some reason your tactics, if any, have remained frozen in the past and you must act in the best interest of this club by moving up to the office and letting a younger and success hungry manager take over the club;

Creativity and corners costing Arsenal dear this season

Maybe Arsenal should try to start a new type of football where points are awarded for possession and passing statistics, because we absolutely rock at that side of the game. Until then, however, we need to find a way to win football matches the old boring traditional way.

And that means scoring more goals than the team you are facing, something the Gunners do not seem to be able to do this season. If the other team scores two, then so will we, eventually, and if we score first then it’s time to let one in.

So Wenger DID hurt Mourinho! The players should copy him!

So Wenger hurt Mourinho……Great! by By AondoaverK

I have to admit that my best moment during the last Chelsea vs. Arsenal clash at Stamford bridge was the touchline spat between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho. I felt like Le Prof won that round even though we lost the match by those two unreplied goals.

I think Mourinho was quite surprised at Mr Wenger’s firm shove and seemed to stagger a bit, such that he had to hold on to Mr Wenger’s tie to keep balance. It was a good thing that the match officials quickly moved to calm things down.

Welbeck now ready to explode for Arsenal?

It is now about six weeks since Danny Welbeck has been an Arsenal player and the heavy fixture list, including two international breaks with England since he signed from Man United have meant that there has not been too much opportunity for Arsene Wenger to work with him too much on the training ground.

Add to that the fact that the 23-year old was very rarely used in the centre forward role before becoming a Gunner and you can understand why the manager has called for Arsenal fans to be patient with him, but Welbeck seems to have settled in to the club much quicker and easier than we could have hoped.