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How Nottingham Forest's chief Miltiadis Marinakis reacted to shock FA Cup win over Arsenal

Arsenal fall in FA Cup third round History repeated itself as Arsenal fell in the third round of the FA Cup away to Nottingham Forest, thanks to a late goal from veteran forward Lewis Grabban.Lewis Grabban delivers in the big moments @NFFC #EmiratesFACup — Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 9, 2022 A much-changed Arsenal side, that handed a full-debut to Charlie Patino, failed to register a shot on target across the 90 minutes, and were deservedly put out of the...
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5 potential FA Cup third round upsets

The oldest national football competition in the world, the FA Cup, gets underway on Friday night, with Premier League and Championship sides both joining in the third round.This year marks the 150th anniversary of the famous old tournament, and there has been plenty of upsets in its history. The third round is usually the one that creates headlines with the FA boasting a rich history of upsets, from Bob Stokoe and his Sunderland side against Leeds, to Wigan’s stunning run to lift the trophy in 2...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, West Bromwich Albion, Liverpool, Southampton, Tottenham, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Everton, Sunderland, Brighton, Yorkshire

Per Mertesacker runs the rule over Arsenal in the wake of Arsène Wenger reign

Mertesacker criticizes past club recruitment Arsenal academy director and former fan-favorite center-back Per Mertesacker did not hold back when he recently gave his honest assessment of how the club tackles the transfer market after legendary headmaster Arsène Wenger called time on his storied managerial career in north London. Fantastic line from Per Mertesacker to Süddeutsche Zeitung on Arsenal's recent failures of squad building "We lost our way. We tried to bridge the gap to the top faster...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Arsene, Per Mertesacker, Emirates, Mikel Arteta, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, London England, Mertesacker, Arteta, Mikel

Breaking down a potential biennial World Cup with Simon Evans

In the latest installment of World Soccer Talk’s newest video series, we discuss plans for a biennial World Cup. As things stand, the World Cup takes place every four years. After all, it started out... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsene Wenger, Fifa, World Cup, FIFA World Cup, Gianni Infantino, Simon Evans, Biennial World Cup

The milestone David Moyes will set during West Ham’s clash with Arsenal

Arsenal take on West Ham Under the lights of the Emirates stadium in north London, fourth-placed West Ham pay a visit to 6th place Arsenal knowing that a defeat could see the Gunners leapfrog them into the Champions League places by the end of the night. Arsenal name an unchanged side for the third game in a row, with Alexandre Lacazette taking over the captain’s armband from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was stripped of the captaincy and dropped from the squad after a disciplinary breach.It...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, David Moyes, West Ham United, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Alex Ferguson, Fifa, Emirates, Harry Redknapp, West Ham, Emirates Stadium

Revealed: How Mesut Ozil played a key role in Ralf Rangnick rejecting the Arsenal job

 Word stemming from the media on Friday evening suggests that, had it not been for a decision surrounding the future of Mesut Ozil, Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick could easily have ended up at Premier League rivals Arsenal. The Ralf era begins The name of German tactician Rangnick has, of course, taken its place front and centre in England over the course of the last month.This comes after those in a position of power at Old Trafford came to the surprise decision to appoint the one-tim...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Emirates, Champions League, Mesut Ozil, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Emirates Stadium, Man United, United

Man United v Aston Villa Highlights FA Cup Third Round Draw

Steven Gerrard will take his Aston Villa side to Manchester United in the pick of the FA Cup third round draw which sees the big teams enter the competition. European champions Chelsea will be hoping to avoid a cupset when they host non-league side Chesterfield – who currently lead the National League table. Arsenal travel to Nottingham Forest hoping to avoid a repeat of their 2018 upset, Liverpool host Shrewsbury Town once again while Manchester City will travel to League Two side Swindon Town...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Steven Gerrard, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Newcastle, Man Utd, Fa Cup

Two years on from Unai Emery’s sacking, where and how have Arsenal actually improved?

  Arsenal, two years on On this day two years ago, Arsenal parted ways with Unai Emery, after seven games without a win, and “due to results and performances not being at the level required”. Club statement: Unai Emery — Arsenal (@Arsenal) November 29, 2019 The Spaniard left the club in 7th place, with 18 points after 13 games, five points fewer than they have at the same stage this season. But, in the two years since Emery departed, have Arsenal actually improved? Improvement on the pitch ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Newcastle, Emirates, Champions League, Juventus, Mesut Ozil, Club, Sky Sports, Europa League, Mikel Arteta

Arteta reveals talks with ex-boss Wenger about Arsenal return

London (AFP) – Mikel Arteta hopes to bring former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger back to the Emirates in some capacity after revealing on Thursday that initial talks had taken place. The 72-year-old Frenchman won three... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Arsene Wenger: Mikel Arteta wants ex-Arsenal boss to return to club

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he has discussed bringing former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger back to the club.
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Granit Xhaka outlines his plans for future away from Arsenal

Xhaka close to departing this summer It is safe to say that Granit Xhaka has not always been flavour of the month at Arsenal since he joined in 2016. The Swiss captain was seemingly Roma bound in the summer, to link up with Jose Mourinho in the Italian capital.However, a potential deal fell through over a failure to agree on a fee, and as a result, Xhaka signed a new contract at the club. Granit Xhaka has signed a new contract extension with Arsenal until 2025. #AFC — ...
Tags: London, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho, Mikel Arteta, Basel, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, Max Eberl, Chris Wheatley, Will Xhaka

Arsenal invincible Robert Pires outlines where the Gunners should strengthen in January

Arsenal’s summer spending spree Arsenal spent the most money in Europe in the 2021 summer transfer window, in an uncharacteristic turn of events. In came Aaron Ramsdale (24 million pounds), Nuno Tavares (7 million pounds), Takehiro Tomiyasu (16 million pounds) and Ben White (50 million pounds) to strengthen the backline, with all four having shown moments of quality since they joined. Welcome to The Arsenal, @AaronRamsdale98 ❤️ — Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 20, 2021 Further forward, the club i...
Tags: Europe, France, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Anfield, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Robert Pires, Oslash, Arteta, Pires, Martin Oslash

Arsenal fans flag up major selection mistake as unbeaten streak comes to end in Liverpool drubbing

 The Arsenal faithful have taken to social media in their numbers this evening, to highlight a key selection mistake as having proven detrimental in their side’s defeat at the hands of Liverpool. Reds run riot Mikel Arteta of course led his side back into action a short time ago.In their first outing post-international break, the Gunners made the trip to Anfield, keen to build on an 11-game unbeaten streak across all competitions.To say that, when all was said and done, Arsenal were brought ...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Reds, Xhaka, Tavares, Tierney, Kieran Tierney

Revealed: What sparked furious Mikel Arteta’s outburst at Jurgen Klopp during Liverpool vs Arsenal

 An explanation for the heated touchline bust-up between Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp on Saturday evening has been provided online. Mane breaks the deadlock The marquee fixture of the Premier League weekend is of course currently playing out at Anfield.In the respective sides’ first outing on the back of the international break, Liverpool welcomed Arsenal to Merseyside, for a highly-anticipated showdown.The matchup marks a crucial one for the two sides, with title-chasing Liverpool desperat...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, West Ham, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Sadio Mane, Arteta, Mané, Simon Collings

Arsene Wenger reveals the two players he regrets not signing the most as Arsenal boss

Arsene Wenger: transfer genius In the Premier League era, there have been few better eyes for talent than Arsene Wenger. The legendary boss made a habit of turning another club’s unwanted goods into stars in their own right, first at Highbury and then at The Emirates stadium.Most notable among those was Patrick Vieira, signed from Milan after a failed spell in Italy, while Thierry Henry’s reinvention as a striker rather than a winger was also chief among the achievements.Even at a lower leve...
Tags: Milan, France, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Paris, Italy, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Emirates, Raheem Sterling, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez

Arsène Wenger laments missing out on Cristiano Ronaldo and N'Golo Kanté

Ronaldo & Kante; the two that got away There is perhaps no name more synonymous with Arsenal Football Club than Arsène Wenger. A legend in every sense of the word, the Strasbourg-born managerial icon carved out a 22-year period in north London that firmly cemented his place in Premier League lore for all time. But even legends can make mistakes. A few of them, actually. LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 23: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal celebrates his team’s 2-1 victory at the final whistle during ...
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Gauging the success of former players as managers

  Using former players as managers is certainly not a new trend. Vicente del Bosque made 445 appearances for Real Madrid from 1968 to 1984. The Spaniard the returned with a managerial stint that yielded... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Serie A, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Real Madrid, Pep Guardiola, Xavi, Juventus, Vicente Del Bosque, Frank Lampard, Stamford Bridge

Arsenal thought to be keen on bringing Unai Emery star to the Emirates this summer

Arsenal need attacking reinforcements While Arsenal added six new players in the summer, largely to the spine of their side, they still seem a little light in forward areas. Gabriel Martinelli does not seem to have the trust of manager Arsene Wenger, while Nicolas Pepe has failed to set the world alight following his 72 million pound move in 2019, and will be down to the last two years of his contract come the summer. “Chance zero”, me disse o empresário de Gabriel Martinelli, do Arsenal, sob...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Emirates, Europa League, Martin Odegaard, Villareal, Villarreal, Alexandre Lacazette, Club Brugge, Pino, Arteta, Unai Emery

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants legacy of Arsène Wenger 'recovered' at the club

Arteta wants Wenger legacy restores Arsène Wenger will forever remain integral to the story of both the Premier League and his beloved Arsenal and his greatest achievement at the club was in the spotlight last night during the release of” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Invincible, a documentary that takes a look at the life and career of the club’s greatest-ever manager. An absolute privilege to interview Arsè...
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Neil Warnock names three Premier League managers better than Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson

Warnock leaves Middlesbrough Neil Warnock would recently depart Middlesbrough Football club, being replaced by Chris Wilder. After Warnock left Boro, he has wasted little time getting back into the world of football and has, speaking recently to talkSPORT, given a rather interesting opinion on who the best Premier League managers have been. Warnock names best Premier League managers For many, Sir Alex Ferguson is the obvious choice to be the greatest-ever Premier League manager.The Scot won a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsene Wenger, Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp, Neil Warnock, Alex, Edinson Cavani, Guardiola, Warnock, Jose, Chris Wilder, Arsene Wenger Pep Guardiola

Arsenal’s stance on Dusan Vlahovic transfer made clear

An update on Arsenal’s reported interest in Dusan Vlahovic has been provided on Wednesday. Arsenal linked with Vlahovic Dusan Vlahovic is one of the hottest prospects in European football at present.The 21-year-old would sign for current club, Fiorentina, back in 2018 for a fee reported to be less than £2m.After a slow start to life in Italy, Vlahovic has since gone on to enjoy a very solid 18 months with I Viola.2020/21 would see the Serbian international score a very impressive 21 goals and pr...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Italy, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Fiorentina, Alexandre Lacazette, Gianluca Di Marzio, Dusan Vlahovic, Vlahovic, Emile Smith Rowe, Eddie Nketiah, Charles Watts, Vlahovic Dusan Vlahovic

Arsenal’s Emile Smith Rowe outlines the big changes he made to help improve his game

Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe has opened up on the changes he has made that have taken his game to the next level. Smith Rowe impressing with Arsenal Arsenal are in the midst of a superb spell of form that has seen them win six and draw two of their last eight Premier League outings.Such fine form has seen them move up to 5th in the table and to within just two points of Liverpool, who they face in their next game week.As well as a sturdy defence, a key part of Arsenal’s improved form ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Gareth Southgate, Watford, Chris, Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo, Arsenal Arsenal, Nando, Emile Smith Rowe, Smith Rowe, Emile Smith

France Football editor speaks out on claim Lionel Messi has been told he is 2021 Ballon d’Or winner

2021 Ballon d’Or nominees The 30 nominees for the 2021 Ballon d’Or would be announced in early October. Unsurprisingly, the list is heavily dominated by Chelsea, who won the Champions League final, and Manchester City, who won the Premier League and reached the 2021 CL final before losing to Thomas Tuchel’s side.Both sides have five players nominated, whilst the rest of the list features a lot of the usual suspects, such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski.The full list ...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester City, Paris, Arsene Wenger, Portugal, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Leo Messi, Bild, Ballon

Arsene Wenger reveals how close Arsenal came to signing Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are of course set to go down as two of the greatest, if not the greatest ever players to grace a football pitch. The pair have a staggering 11 Ballon d’Ors between them, as well as nine Champions League and countless domestic titles.Ronaldo is also the top-scorer in men’s international history, whilst Lionel Messi is the highest-scoring South American male in international history, surpassing the record – which was previously...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Arsene, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Pele, Cristiano, Messi, Gerard Pique

Ainsley Maitland-Niles speaks out on his public plea to leave Arsenal

Maitland-Niles’s plea to leave Arsenal Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ Arsenal troubles over the summer have of course been widely documented. Everton would be linked with a move for the midfielder towards the end of the summer transfer window.However, it was then reported that Arsenal had told AMN that they now wanted him to stay put. This led to Maitland-Niles venting his frustrations at not being able to leave on social media: 🚨 Ainsley Maitland-Niles on Instagram 🚨 — Da...
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Arsene Wenger reveals which rival club he turned down to remain Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal legacy For a whole generation of Arsenal supporters, Arsene Wenger was synonymous with the club. The Frenchman arrived in 1996 an unknown, and left 22 years later as a legend. 3 Premier Leagues and 7 FA cups were delivered to North London by Wenger, and while he fell short of Champions League glory in the 2006 final, he remains by far the club’s most successful manager.His biggest achievement, and one which Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson hails as “standing a...
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Sir Alex Ferguson explains why Arsenal supporters ‘should be ashamed’ of Arsene Wenger treatment

Sir Alex Ferguson has recently hit out at Arsenal fans for their treatment of Arsene Wenger at the back end of his stint at the club. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal stint Arsene Wenger will no doubt go down as one of the greatest managers of the Premier League era.The Frenchman devoted over two decades of his career to Arsenal, guiding the Gunners to three League titles and seven FA Cups.Wenger’s 2003-04 side, meanwhile, remain the only side in history to go a full Premier League campaign unbeaten....
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‘When I lose it, I lose it in a dangerous way’: Arsène Wenger on sweat, suffering and selfishness

The former Arsenal manager has lived the best and worst of football. He discusses self-destruction, single-mindedness and the toll his job took on his lifeArsène Wenger knows that his love for the beautiful game is actually an all-consuming addiction. For the 34 years he spent managing football teams – 22 of them at his beloved Arsenal – he was possessed by the need to win. Little else mattered. At times this devotion produced magnificent results. At others, self-destruction.“Competition is some...
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As Antonio Conte appointed Tottenham boss, Italian’s concerning record against Arsenal highlighted

Antonio Conte named Tottenham boss Tottenham have, less than 48 hours after sacking Nuno Espirito Santo, announced the signing of their new manager. That man is Antonio Conte, who was out of work after departing Inter Milan over the summer.During his stint with Inter, Conte was able to put an end to Juventus’ reign of dominance over the Serie A by winning the league title last season.Before that, Conte had previously honed his craft in the Premier League with Chelsea, who he won the league ti...
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How Unai Emery’s Newcastle United appointment could affect hopes of former Arsenal duo

Emery set to take over at Newcastle In something of a coup for the new owners, it seems as though former Arsenal boss Unai Emery may be the man taking over the Newcastle hotseat, with the reliable David Ornstein revealing that he is the number one target for the Magpies. 🚨 EXCL: Newcastle manager search down to final 2 — Unai Emery + Eddie Howe. Emery preferred candidate. Will come down to whether #NUFC are prepared to meet 49yo’s personal terms & pay the sort or money he was on at Arsenal. ...
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