Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: “We are in a strong financial situation, a healthy one, and it is down to focus on football and the quality of our players”

Arsene Wenger has dismissed comments by Lord Harris that Arsenal could buy virtually any player in the world. Harris, a director at the club and found(...)

 Aiden McGeady is 29 but many still hope he will start to thrill on a regular basis. Photograph: Inpho

If you wanted to get scientific about it, you could hook yourself up to a machine that records your rate of swearing in matches and check which player(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish looks dejected after a penalty is not awarded during the FA Cup final against Arsenal at Wembley. Photo:   Darren Staples/Reuters/Livepic

IMPACT He tried to keep a cool head as Villa never got a foothold in the game, but was given a lesson by Santi Cazorla and Mesut Özil. There were sha(...)

Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the second goal for Arsenal in their FA cup final victory over Aston Villa at Wembley. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Arsenal 4 Aston Villa 0Arsenal broke records and the hearts of the 25,000 Aston Villa fans as they coasted to the biggest FA Cup final win in 21 year(...)

Arsenal’s David Ospina denies Swansea’s Ki Sung Yueng at the Emirates.  Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Arsenal 0 Swansea 1 What a way for Arsenal to blow their long undefeated run. Having spent the best part of 85 minutes huffing and puffing without bei(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s second goal despite Hull’s Republic of Ireland international Robbie Brady’s best efforts. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

  Hull City 1 Arsenal 3 Another masterclass in passing and movement from Santi Cazorla and two more goals from Alexis Sanchez were (...)

Chelsea’s John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic show how much the point gained in draw with Arsenal means to them. Photo: Adrian Dennis/Gety Images

The nil-nil is one of football’s enduring image problems. People who don’t get the sport wonder how you can play any game for 90 minutes with nobody h(...)

Chelsea left back Cesar Azpilicueta tries to block Danny Welbeck’s cross during the Premier League game at Arsenal . Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0By the end, there was the unmistakable feeling that all Arsenal were doing was delaying the inevitable. Chelsea could have wrapped (...)

Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici  stretches for the ball but  fails to stop a shot by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in extra-time during the FA Cup semi-final  at Wembley. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Arsenal 2 Reading 1 (aet, 1-1 after 90 mins)A fumble from Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici in extra time handed Arsenal a 2-1 victory and a place in t(...)

Aaron Ramsey’s first half strike at Turfmoor made it eight wins on the bounce for Arsenal. Photograph: Reuters

Burnley 0 Arsenal 1Aaron Ramsey marked his 150th Premier League appearance with a first half winner as Arsenal closed the gap on leaders Chelsea to fo(...)