Arsenal and Chelsea supporters alike have cause for concern about the upcoming Europa League final. With Europe’s second grandest trophy on the line, some pre-match nerves would be expected. Much of these fears, though, stem from off-the-field issues arising from the location of the match itself. Why is the location problematic, and what does UEFA’s … Continue reading Baku and Forth: Arsenal, Mkhitaryan, and the Europa League Final
Unai Emery’s Arsenal Are For Real
We at Corner Kick have made a lot out of the concept of tactical unity – that is, the idea that a team with a defined tactical identity will, over time, outperform its counterparts. I would stipulate that one of the reasons teams like Manchester City are able to be so successful is that their … Continue reading Unai Emery’s Arsenal Are For Real
An English Exodus: Why England’s Youth Going Abroad is a Good Thing
Having the opportunity to play football at the senior level is critical for development, and finding minutes on the pitch domestically or, as more players are doing, abroad should become the next step for those who find their initial path to Premier League stardom blocked.
Manchester City 2, Arsenal 0: The Recap
Defending Premier League champions Manchester City got their title defense underway with a 2-0 defeat of Arsenal at the Emirates. In Arsenal’s first game in over two decades without Arsene Wenger at the helm, the Gunners looked sloppy in possession but created a number of chances against the Citizens. Raheem Sterling scored a deflected strike … Continue reading Manchester City 2, Arsenal 0: The Recap
Podcast: Premier League 18/19 Season Preview and Transfer Rundown
Excited for the 2018-19 Premier League season? Listen to our latest podcast to learn about teams' latest transfer news and prospects!
A Complete Arsenal Roundup
Unai Emery’s Arsenal have gotten off to a very decent start in this summer transfer window, the likes of which Arsenal fans have not seen in many years. After 21 seasons with the spendthrift Arsene Wenger at the helm, Emery has revitalized and completely changed the squad, with many fresh faces hoping to announce themselves … Continue reading A Complete Arsenal Roundup
World Cup Preview Podcast
https://soundcloud.com/cornerkickmedia/corner-kick-world-cup-preview Nathan, Caleb, and Nick break down the World Cup group by group and provide their best guesses as to who will win, who will lose, and who some of the breakout players might be this summer. They also recap some of the latest club football news including two, fleeing Frenchmen and CR7's future.
Arsenal and the Perception of Change
Arsenal has already changed. You just might have missed it. For a moment, it seemed as if all the progress Arsenal had made in the past 20 years was in jeopardy. Following a 2-1 defeat against scrappy Bournemouth and still without a win in 2018, Arsenal sat 7th in the table. Instead of being trailed … Continue reading Arsenal and the Perception of Change
Paulinho, the Midfielder Fabregas Wasn’t
In 2011, the prodigal son returned to Barcelona when Cesc Fabregas left his Arsenal captaincy to rejoin his boyhood club. Although the trio of Xavi, Iniesta, and Busquets remained at their imperious best, the addition of the Spanish expat was met with much fanfare. However, his penchant to lose form in the second half of … Continue reading Paulinho, the Midfielder Fabregas Wasn’t