Yankee Gooner

  • THANK YOU!
    All I can say today is, THANK YOU! If our lads can continue to play football every match like they played in yesterday’s second half, then I believe we will continue to climb the Premier League table. It was a solid team performance. It was unselfish, spirited, controlled, disciplined and ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-19By Ned Tate
    1 day ago
  • POLL: Which Arsenal player should be given Mesut Ozil’s #10 shirt?
    [crowdsignal poll=10719894] ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-19By Ned Tate
    1 day ago
  • All good things come to an end
    All good things come to an end as Mesut Ozil lands in Turkey with his wife and child at his side. Soon, it will be “officially” announced, but for now we know the German playmaker has left Arsenal for good. I can remember watching Ozil play as a younger man ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-18By Ned Tate
    3 days ago
  • Let’s not forget Bernd Leno!
    With all the talk of how Pablo Mari, Gabriel Magalhaes and others have helped transform Arsenal’s defensive form, there has been one player who has not received the amount of ink or air time he deserves. That player is Bernd Leno. Without a lot of fanfare or hullabaloo, the German ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-17By Ned Tate
    4 days ago
  • Predicted starting XI and score v Newcastle United
    With the exception of Pablo Mari, Mikel Arteta’s squad looks fit and healthy to participate v Newcastle United. Following Thursday’s 0-0 draw v Crystal Palace, the Gunners hope to get back into the win column on Monday Night Football. With that said, here’s my predicted starting XI… [4-2-1-3] Aubameyang, Lacazette, ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-16By gunner1953
    5 days ago
  • A clean sheet, but only one point!
    It wasn’t our best, no our worst, however, the Gunners did pick-up a point in yesterdays scoreless draw v Crystal Palace. Most of the match was a pretty dull display of football, however, at the end of the day Arsenal did control the majority of the ball, had more shots ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-15By gunner1953
    5 days ago
  • Can the Gunners break into the Premier League’s top ten today?
    It’s matchday and the Gunners hope to keep their 4-game wining streak alive when Crystal Palace invades the Emirates Stadium. It looks like Mikel Arteta will finally have a full squad of players to choose from for his starting XI and bench. Not only will Arteta’s starting XI be a ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-14By gunner1953
    6 days ago
  • Mikel Arteta’s newest problem
    For any coach or manager, having too many good players competing for the same starting positions is a good problem to have. And for Mikel Arteta, his problem is that he now has a plethora of good center backs. Let’s take a look. Gabriel Magalhaes had been the Gunners top ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-12By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • There are 20 days left in the January transfer window
    What is happening in the January transfer market? So far, there hasn’t been a lot to write home about, however, the Gunners have signed young defender Omar Rekik from Hertha Berlin, and have also extended Rob Holding’s contract until the end of the 2024/2025 season. Departing the club are Sead ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-12By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Predicted Starting XI v Crystal Palace on Thursday
    It’s back in action in the Premier League on Thursday as the Gunners host Crystal Palace! Thomas Partey is healthy again, and should see plenty of game time. With that said, here’s my predicted starting XI… [4-3-2-1] Lacazette Aubameyang, Smith Rowe Xhaka, Partey, Ceballos Tierney, Mari, Holding, Bellerin Leno Predicted ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-12By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Super sub Smith Rowe helps save the day!
    After a rather pedestrian display of football for the majority of the first 90 minutes, Emile Smith Rowe came into the game and scored the game-winning goal in extra time to secure the Gunners 2-0 FA Cup win over Newcastle United. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyand added a second Arsenal goal late in ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-10By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • POLL: Can Arsenal defend their title and win the 2021 FA Cup?
    [crowdsignal poll=10706781] their ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-07By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Predictions for FA Cup match v Newcastle United
    The Gunners are deep into preparations for the FA Cup Third Round tie v Newcastle United on Saturday. And, and for the first time in a long time, Mikel Arteta has a healthy squad to choose from this weekend.  Thomas Partey and Gabriel are back in full training, and no Arsenal ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-07By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • It’s January, and still a lot of questions to be answered
    Good morning or good afternoon, wherever you are! 2021 is here! The holidays are behind us, Arsenal’s losing streak is behind us, and a COVID vaccine is being distributed. So overall, things are looking up! Right? Let’s keep hoping anyway. So, let’s take a minute to evaluate where the Gunners ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2021-01-04By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Happy New Year to Gooners everywhere!
    I would like to step away from Arsenal and football for just a minute to wish everyone, everywhere a very Happy New Year! The world has been through so much in 2020, and unfortunately, some of that despair will carry over into the new year, however, with hope, wisdom, caring, ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-31By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Predictions for Saturday’s match v West Bromwich Albion
    Saturday, the Gunners begin 2021 at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich. After claiming back-to-back Premier League wins, it is vital the Gunners keep their win streak going into 2021. WBA is currently struggling 19th place, however, this side can not be taken lightly, especially in The Hawthorns. With that said, ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-31By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • 21 seconds…and BOOM!
    If you want to talk about making an entrance, well Alexandre Lacazette did just that today at AMEX Stadium. The 67th minute substitute knocked one home from inside the box to provide the game winning goal for Mikel Arteta and his squad. Man of the Match Bukayo Saka provided the ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-29By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Good morning, Gooners!
    Good morning, Gooners! I woke up this morning with a more positive attitude for my beloved Gunners. For once, my mood is better and my outlook is brighter on a match day morning. I feel confident Arsenal can pick-up three points at Brighton and Hove Albion today! But, let’s be ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-29By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • https://yankeegooner.net/?p=9643
    So, what can we expect in January for our beloved Arsenal Football Club? The month will be very busy, with at least six matches already on the fixture list. That number would increase to seven if the Gunners advance out of the FA Cup 3rd round. The January schedule looks ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-28By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Off to Brighton and Hove for a Tuesday Premier League clash
    I’m still reveling in Saturday’s huge victory over Chelsea. This goes to show you that no matter what positions your team currently holds in the Premier League table, anything can and will happen! Saturday’s game was proof of that, and for all of us Gooners, that was one sweet win! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-27By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Arsenal’s win v Chelsea is Arteta’s biggest achievement!
    Saturday’s match v Chelsea was, without doubt, Mikel Arteta’s biggest achievemet in his young managerial career. There was so much on the line. The team was losing by the buckets full, and the pressure on the Spanish boss was growing immensely as well. However, without a doubt, his squad showed-up, ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-27By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Predictions for Arsenal v Chelsea
    It’s Boxing Day in the UK, and Arsenal host crosstown rivals Chelsea at 12:30 pm EST. Will today be a good day for the Gunners, or will it be more of the same? With that said, here who I predict Mikel Arteta will send on to the pitch v Chelsea… ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-26By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Wednesday’s Odds and Ends
    Here’s a bunch of stuff from today’s news wires concerning our Arsenal… Gary Neville on Arsenal, “I think Mikel Arteta has to do one thing in the next few weeks. Results may not come, performances may not come, but he’s got to make those Arsenal players look like they’re ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-23By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • When will the bleeding stop?
    When will the bleeding stop? If you watched today’s match, you saw an Arsenal team play pretty good football during a 20-25 minute spell late in the first half. This even resulted in an Alexandre Lacazette goal during open play. However, the remain 65-70 minutes was literally hard to watch. ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-12-22By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago