Crystal Palace’s Irish defender Damien Delaney  reacts after diverting a header by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez into his own net at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Crystal Palace 1 Arsenal 2 Arsène Wenger will hope normal service has been resumed. Embarrassed by West Ham United on the opening weekend, his team va(...)

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have both signed new long-term deals at Arsenal. Photo: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new long-term contracts at Arsenal. Walcott put pen to paper on Thursday afternoon on a four-year deal whic(...)

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(...)

Another season, the same old way to fail. Arsenal have a particular way of losing games and all the familiar tropes were there in abundance on Wedn(...)

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after  scoring   against Newcastle  at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga /  EPA

Arsenal 4 Newcastle United 1 Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Arsenal closed back up on the Barclays Premier League’s top (...)

Danny Welbeck celebrates breaking the deadlock at the Hawthorns during Arsenal’s 1-0 over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion 0 Arsenal 1Danny Welbeck bagged a crucial winner for Arsenal as the Gunners clinched a comfortable 1-0 win at West Brom. In front(...)

 Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud tries to get a shot away while under pressure from the Besiktas defence during the Champions League play-off  in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Besiktas 0 Arsenal 0Arsenal’s pristine record in Champions League qualifying games has been sullied, even if a bad-tempered stalemate in Istanbul stil(...)

Referee Michael Oliver (L) uses vanishing spray to mark a free kick during their English Community Shield soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

After nine years without a trophy Arsene Wenger now has two in two games as a breezy performance marked by three excellent goals secured a Community (...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy  is challenged by Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov during the  Community Shield  at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Arsenal 3 Manchester City 0After eight years without a trophy Arsène Wenger now has two in two games as a breezy performance marked by three excellent(...)

Alexis Sanchez challenges Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko during their Emirates Cup game. Arsenal paid Barcelona €39 million for the player after he starred for Chile at the World Cup finals in Brazil. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

In his early days at Barcelona Alexis Sanchez was given the nickname “Cachai?”, which translates loosely into English as “do you understand what I’m s(...)