LATEST STORIES FROM AMERICAN GOONER

Arsenal vs Everton: Changes Needed After Shock Defeat

As the Arsenal faithful, directors and players prepared for the Champions League draw, seeing AS Monaco come out of that plastic ball was looked at as a good thing. How could it not be good right? The Gunners were playing well, coming off a great win at Selhurst Park, and they were going to host the French outfit in the first leg. Talk about going from heaven to hell in a matter...
Via American Gooner
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs Monaco: Can The Gunners Take Advantage Of A Favorable Draw?

Four successive Round of 16 exits for Arsenal have been just one of many frustrations for their fans over the years. But in all fairness, it’s not like they’ve been crashing out of the tournament to inferior sides. Ever hear of Bayern Munich or Barcelona? Nah, me either! Since their defeat at the Stade de France, I’m still upset about that, Arsene Wenger’s men have only...
Via American Gooner
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Comparing Arsenal’s Wishlist To Their Probable Signings

The month of January always brings a lot of discussion, confusion, and for some, frustration. Starting the new year with an exciting transfer window is always great, but being an Arsenal fan, you just never know what the hell to expect. Will Arsene Wenger, Stan Kroenke & Ivan Gazidis dust off the wallet and make some moves, or will they hide behind Le Prof’s faulty zipper,...
Via American Gooner
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs Hull City: What Can We Expect From The Gunners?

Everyone is talking about how this will be a repeat of last year’s FA Cup Final, but in all honesty, it really isn’t. Yes we will see the same two clubs take the pitch, at a different stadium in London, but the squad will be very different. You may ask how different? Arsenal’s starting squad for the FA Cup Final featured seven players who are either no longer with the club...
Via American Gooner
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wojciech Szczesny Handed Out Gifts At St. Mary’s

A victory at Upton Park had settled the fans. Although Arsenal hasn’t been able to be impressive consistently this season, they found themselves in a good spot when you consider all the speed bumps they’ve dealt with. Is it an ideal spot for the North London side? Absolutely not, but I guess it can always be worst. Liverpool? Everton…  Winless at St. Mary’s since 2003 when...
Via American Gooner
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Santi Cazorla’s Impressive Form Helps Arsenal Beat West Ham

Winning at Upton Park doesn’t appear to be all that difficult for Arsenal in recent years, but despite coming away with the three points on Sunday, it didn’t come easy. Between the missed opportunities, resolute defending and a frenetic pace, we witnessed a fantastic match of football which ended well for us. Taking a look at the starting XI it was hard not be excited seeing...
Via American Gooner
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

West Ham vs Arsenal: Fully Focused On The Top Four

Arsenal’s Boxing Day match against QPR looked like a training session in the first half, with the Gunners easily controlling the run of play. Possession was also in favor of the hosts, with the Hoops unable to string together too many passes. What should have been a comfortable fixture, especially after taking the lead, a moment of absolute stupidity from Olivier Giroud put everyone...
Via American Gooner
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Zonal Marking Caught Arsenal Napping Yet Again

A meeting with Liverpool at Anfield is never easy, but considering how the Reds have played this season, Arsenal fans may not have been as concerned. When you think about their trip to Merseyside last season, a sharp toothed Luis Suarez was waiting for the Gunners, but this time, Brendan Rodgers had Ricky Lambert and Borini on the bench, with Raheem Sterling playing a central role...
Via American Gooner
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry May Be Right To Postpone Return To Arsenal

Waking up on Tuesday morning and having an alert on my phone about Thierry Henry putting an end to his career was not pleasant. Eyes half-shut and my brain still unable to process that information, as I got ready for work it all started to sink in slowly. Wait, Thierry Henry isn’t going back to North London to retire at his beloved Arsenal? I surely didn’t read that right, did...
Via American Gooner
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Arsenal Fans Finally Ready To See Arsene Wenger Go?

After approximately one month away from the blog due to getting settled in at a new job, I can say that although I may not have posted here, I have watched the Gunners closely as I’ve done for years. But after Saturday’s very disappointing result at the Emirates, I felt a sense of frustration and annoyance. It felt as if myself and millions of other Arsenal fans have been let...
Via American Gooner
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gooner Rankings: Another Frustrating Defeat For Arsenal

Wanting to believe that Arsenal has the same weapons Chelsea does is being extremely naive. The truth is that the Blues have a better squad all around, and some would argue they may have the best squad in the Premier League. With that, you knew it wasn’t going to be easy at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal actually started the match well, keeping Chelsea’s attacks at bay. Wilshere and...
Via American Gooner
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Wenger Is Still Looking To Make History

As an Arsenal fan, when you think about an away match at Stamford Bridge, you can’t help but cringe. That nauseating feeling that brings back bad memories from last season is normal. It would be great if the lads could get their sh*t sorted out today and really take it to Mourinho’s side. Doing just that won’t be easy, but we have enough talent to cause them problems. The big...
Via American Gooner
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gooner Rankings: Positives From Arsenal’s UCL Win

Maybe October will be a good month for us Gooners. Not that September was horrible in terms of results, but truth be told, we hadn’t seen a complete game by the Arsenal so far this season. But that all changed Wednesday night at the Emirates as Arsenal played an inspired, relentless 90 minutes both offensively and defensively, for the first time all season. Up until this point...
Via American Gooner
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Gunners Out For Turkish Delight

Champions League football returns to the Emirates later today, and standing between Arsenal and their first victory in the competition this season will be Cesare Prandelli’s Galatasaray. Can the Gunners overcome some of their injuries and earn themselves three important points? Prandelli is confident in his side, and believes his players have what it takes to grab at least a point...
Via American Gooner
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs. Spurs: Another Edition Of The North London Derby

Arsenal… Tottenham… If those two words, grouped together, do not make your chest tighten up for a moment, then you may need to reconsider your fan-dom. Although we remain undefeated in the league, we can all agree that this young season has given us more disappointments than enjoyment. With a couple lackluster league results concluded by a beat down in the Champions League at...
Via American Gooner
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs Southampton: Five Is The Magic Number For Both

It’s amazing how much a victory can change the mood surrounding the club. One week ago Arsenal fans were unhappy after that poor performance against Borussia Dortmund, but a solid showing against Aston Villa has made things better. Going from discontent to excitement will happen many times throughout the season, but the Arsenal faithful will be hoping the Gunners can keep it going...
Via American Gooner
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal Midfielder Sent A Message To Former Club Captain

It’s always great to see football players interact on social media with their fans. That not only shows everyone that they appreciate their followers, but it also gives everyone somewhat of an inside look at their lives, off the pitch. From BFG’s Twitter posts to Lukas Podolski sharing pictures all over Facebook & Instagram, the latest post from an Arsenal player will have...
Via American Gooner
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gooner Rankings: Arsenal Finally Show Up At Villa Park

This post is exponentially more enjoyable to write than the previous ones. For the first time in weeks, Arsenal would walk off the pitch, victorious. This match was resolved within a three-minute flurry in the first half which saw goals from Ozil, Welbeck preceded by an own goal by Aly Cissokho, would put Arsenal up 3-0 out of nowhere. Prior to the onslaught, the first 30 minutes...
Via American Gooner
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Aston Villa vs Arsenal: Will They Rise Or Fall?

Finally, match day has arrived. Normally, I spend my downtime (entire day) at work scouring the web and twitter-sphere for Arsenal updates or watching highlights of the previous match. However, that midweek train wreck of a performance really threw my entire (emotional) week off. As American Gooner put it, there was really nothing positive to take away from that game. Unless you...
Via American Gooner
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aston Villa vs Arsenal: Gunners Are In Need Of Three Points

Seeing Aston Villa ahead of Arsenal in the league standings isn’t something I enjoy, and neither will any other fan. And to be fair to them, it’s not even like they had four easy fixtures to open the Premier League campaign. They’ve beat Stoke and Liverpool away from home, and defeated Hull City at Villa Park, while also drawing against Newcastle on their home turf. So as you...
Via American Gooner
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Stats Proving That Wilshere & Ramsey Can Make It Work

A lot has been said about Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere over the last 12-18 months. It’s hard not to talk about them when you realize that the two youngsters are considered to be two important players for the club’s future. But regardless of their talent on paper, many fans and critics have questioned whether or not they can both play together. Well, we’ve done some digging...
Via American Gooner
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal: The Struggle Is Real

Wow. Words cannot describe what I just witnessed. You want to know something sad? I was about to type – That was about as poor of a performance I have seen in a long time… But then it hit me that these types of displays have been quite common over the past 8-10 months, especially when we play on the road. This match felt no different than last season’s performances away from...
Via American Gooner
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Gooner Rankings: Goodluck Finding Positives In Dortmund

Alright, let’s all take a deep breath and really try to think about what the hell happened today. OK, and before we try to talk about that very poor performance, who’s decision was it to let the match official wear a dark color? Am I the only one who was getting confused? His kit looked exactly like the back of the Arsenal kit, which is a dark color on the back, opposed to the...
Via American Gooner
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions League: A Look At Arsenal’s Group D Opponents

And so it begins. We are less than twenty-four hours away from kick-off of the 2014/2015 Champions League Group Stage. Arsenal, currently ranked No. 10 according to UEFA, was drawn into Group D with Anderlecht (BEL), Galatasaray (TUR) and Borussia Dortmund (GER). On paper, this may not be the most difficult group, but this will be a very tough group to navigate into the knock-out...
Via American Gooner
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dortmund vs Arsenal: Another Tough Task For The Gunners

Visiting the Westfalenstadion to take on Borussia Dortmund is never an easy task, and with two new injuries to the back four, things won’t be any easier. After Mathieu Debuchy was subbed off on Saturday with what appears to be a bad ankle sprain, Nacho Monreal is the latest victim of the injury bug at the Emirates. Debuchy’s prolonged absence will only reiterate Arsenal’s poor...
Via American Gooner
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
American Gooner
A virtual meeting room where Arsenal fans near and far can discuss the latest hot topics. From injuries and upsetting defeats, to scintillating victories and historic goals, we can all share our opinions.
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker