Yankee Gooner

  • Arsenal’s 2021/2022 roster: Who will make the squad?
    We now have 58 days until Arsenal kicks-off their 2021/2022 Premier League season. That’s still a lot of time, with still a lot of work to be done in the transfer market. So, with that said, I will go out on a limb and predict who will be on the ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-17By Ned Tate
    1 day ago
  • Wednesday Odds and Ends
    Here are some random odds and ends for a Wednesday… I’m really enjoying the European Championships. One of the main reasons is the referees are letting the players be more aggressive than you see in most domestic competitions. They are not allowing anything dangerous or unsportsmanlike, however, the physicality of ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-16By Ned Tate
    2 days ago
  • Arsenal’s 2021/2022 Premier League Fixtures
    The 2021/2022 Premier League schedule has been released. Here are the Gunners 38 league matches.
    Aug 14 – Brentford (A) ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-16By Ned Tate
    3 days ago
  • Premier League schedule will be announced on Wednesday
    The 2021/2022 Premier League schedule will be released tomorrow at 9 am UK time, 4 am EDT. At that time, Arsenal supporters will be able to mark their calendars for the club’s entire 38 Premier League matches, with the season officially beginning on August 14th. Since the Gunners will not ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-15By Ned Tate
    3 days ago
  • POLL QUESTION: Should Martin Odegaard be Arsenal’s primary summer transfer target? Click on “Continue Reading” to vote!
    [crowdsignal poll=10855097] ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-10By Ned Tate
    1 week ago
  • Euro 2020: Let’s make some predictions
    It’s always fun to make predictions, and picking the winners and losers of the 2020 European Championships is no different. So, with that said, let’s give it a try. Group winners: Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, England, Spain, France Group runners-up: Switzerland, Denmark, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal Group top 3rd place ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-09By Ned Tate
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal needs to be aggressive this transfer market or be left in the dust
    The transfer window opens on Wednesday and clubs across Europe will begin making their summer transfer deals. However, if history holds true, all we will hear from Arsenal for days and days will be crickets. Even though the window has not officially opened,  some clubs are already messing with Arsenal’s ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-08By Ned Tate
    1 week ago
  • Gunners in the European Championships, and when they play
    The group stages for the 2020 European Championships begin on Friday, June 11th. Arsenal has four players participating in this year’s tournament. Below are the dates for their group stage matches. Kieran Tierney (Scotland): June 14 v Czech Republic, June 18 v England, June 22 v Croatia Granit Xhaka (Switzerland): ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-04By Ned Tate
    2 weeks ago
  • Who’s the boss?
    Sporting franchises around the globe see coaches and managers come and go at the end of each season. The Premier League is no exception. Currently, there are five openings for Premier League manager’s jobs, which include West Brom Albion, Wolves, Everton, Crystal Palace and Tottenham. Here are the candidates who ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-03By Ned Tate
    2 weeks ago
  • The Gunners will travel to the Sunshine State in July!
    As a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Florida, I am thrilled with yesterday’s announcement that Arsenal will be coming to Orlando this summer! The Gunners will train in O-town, and will participate in the Florida Cup. On July 25th, Arsenal will play AC Milan, while Everton ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-03By Ned Tate
    2 weeks ago
  • What does Chelsea have that Arsenal doesn’t have to win the Champions League?
    What does Chelsea have that Arsenal doesn’t have? The Gunners twice defeated the Blues this past season, 3-1 at Stamford Bridge, and 1-0 at The Emirates. Obviously, we had a squad that could compete 11 v 11, however, at the end of the season, Chelsea won the Champions League and ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-06-01By Ned Tate
    2 weeks ago
  • UEFA has announced sanctions against Super League participants
    The official UEFA.com website has now provided a list of the full sanctions made against the six Premier League sides, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan for their attempt to help form the European Super League. Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus have yet to denounce or apologize for their ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-27By Ned Tate
    3 weeks ago
  • Is Emery a better manager than Arteta?
    Villarreal manager Unai Emery has once again delivered a Europa League trophy to his club. Three times for Sevilla, and now this one for the Yellow Submarine. Emery’s only Europa League finals flop was with Arsenal two years ago. Whether you like him or dislike him, you have to give ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-27By Ned Tate
    3 weeks ago
  • The Yankee Gooners Awards for 2020/2021!
    It’s now time to announced the Yankee Gooner Awards for 2020/2021! Best team win award: (tie) 3-1 v Chelsea on December 26th and v Tottenham 2-1 March 14th Worst team loss award: (tie) 0-3 v Aston Villa on November 8th and 1-4 v Manchester City on December 22nd Most surprising player ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-25By Ned Tate
    3 weeks ago
  • How did the Gunners fare v all the Premier League clubs in 2020/2021?
    Now the season is over, let’s take a look at where the Gunners succeeded and failed in this year’s Premier League campaign… Opponent Game 1 Game 2 GD Points Aston Villa 0-3 ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-24By Ned Tate
    4 weeks ago
  • The matches are over, so let the games begin!
    The Gunners needed three things to happen on Sunday in order to reach the Europa Conference League for next season. 1) win their match v Brighton and Hove, and 2) hope both Everton and Tottenham lose their matches. Well, Arsenal won and Everton lost, however, our north London neighbors also ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-23By Ned Tate
    4 weeks ago
  • The finale will provide smiles for the fans in the stands
    The Gunners line-up for their final match of the 2020/2021 season v Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday in Emirates Stadium. A victory would mean the Gunners end their Premier League season with a 5-game winning streak, and a possibility of qualifying for the Europa Conference League. So, one would ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-21By Ned Tate
    4 weeks ago
  • What is the Europa Conference League?
    If Arsenal manages to finish 7th in this season’s Premier League, they will earn a spot in the new 2021/2022 Europa Conference League. But what is it? Thanks to Wikipedia, here’s a brief description… “The UEFA Europa Conference League (abbreviated as UECL), colloquially referred to as UEFA Conference League, is a ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-20By Ned Tate
    4 weeks ago
  • Peaks then valleys, then peaks again
    Wednesday’s match at Crystal Palace was the perfect example of Arsenal’s rollercoaster season. There were peaks then valleys, then peaks again. We started strong, and finished strong, but the middle left little to be desired. The same goes for the Gunners 2020/2021 campaign. Here’s what I mean: From August through November ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-05-20By Ned Tate
    4 weeks ago