Ben Knapton

Arsenal 4 – 0 Newcastle United: A second-half masterclass

Fresh from a two-week winter break and a warm-weather training camp in Dubai, Arsenal returned to the Emirates to lock horns with a Newcastle United side only one place behind the North London outfit on goal difference....

Aaron Ramsey set to end mediocre Juventus spell?

According to reports in Italy, former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey could be set to end his below-par spell with Juventus after only one season with the Serie A champions. The 29-year-old has struggled to make an impact...

The alarming downfall of Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal's 2018-19 player of the season, Alexandre Lacazette, is enduring a torrid time with the Gunners in recent weeks. The Frenchman has failed to find the net in nine consecutive matches in all competitions, and has managed...

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal: A truly forgettable game

I'd like you all to take a moment and think about what these three things have in common. Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, and Arsenal Football Club. Yep, you guessed it; their passion for drawing.

Cedric Soares to bolster weak Arsenal defence?

According to Sky Sports News, Arsenal are set to sign Southampton defender Cedric Soares on a loan deal until the end of the season. The 28-year-old, who is out of contract with the Saints...

Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal: The magic of youth

The philosophy of Arsenal Football Club over the last 25 years has always been on the development of youth. Giving the up and coming players a chance to prove their worth, express themselves, and get the job...

Mari to Arsenal – A steal for £7.5m?

Arsenal look set to make their first signing of the January transfer window as Spanish defender Pablo Mari has flown into London for a medical. The 26-year-old, formerly of Manchester City, was pictured in...

Chelsea 2 – 2 Arsenal: Mustafi, Martinelli, Madness

No sooner would Mikel Arteta be reminded of that fateful first home game in his new managerial role than with a second Premier League fixture against their London rivals less than a month later. This time, Arsenal...

Stones to Arsenal off, Kurzawa on?

Despite initial reports claiming that Arsenal were considering a move for Manchester City's John Stones, Mikel Arteta has been quick to rubbish those rumours in his recent press conference. But according to fresh reports, the Gunners boss...

Arteta- Five games in, five things we’ve learnt

Mikel Arteta's first gig in management with Arsenal has reached the five-game mark, and in that time he's achieved two wins, two draws and one loss with the Gunners. We take a look at five key observations...

About Me

A first-class honours Sport Journalism graduate, Ben has experience working in the sports media industry at local papers, broadcasters and reporting live from the press box. Ben is an avid Arsenal fan and a former British champion gymnast.
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