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Ainsley Maitland-Niles responds to nasty Arsenal fans after Huddersfield

Arsenal beat Huddersfield 2-1 Arsenal’s top four hopes were boosted on Saturday away at Huddersfield. The Gunners beat the Terriers 2-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium. Alex Iwobi opened the scoring for the Gunners, before Alexandre Lacazette bagged a second before the break. A late own goal from Sead Kolasinac ensured that Arsenal’s record of failing to keep a clean sheet away from home in the league this season continued. Ainsley Maitland-Niles responds to nasty Arsenal fans Attention has been ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Huddersfield, Alexandre Lacazette, Hector Bellerin, Alex Iwobi, Sead Kolasinac, Lacazette, John Smith, Unai Emery, Ainsley Maitland Niles, Maitland Niles, Terriers, James Benge


Arsenal identify Genk’s Leandro Trossard as ‘top winger target’

As per a report from Football.London, Premier League giants Arsenal are eyeing a summer swoop for Genk star Leandro Trossard. Genk standout Trossard, a gifted 24-year-old winger who can also play in a more central role, is highly-regarded in his home country of Belgium. The Red Devils’ U21-international, who was included in two of Roberto Martinez’s senior squads last year, came up through the youth ranks of Genk, before breaking into the club’s first-team setup on a consistent basis during th...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Belgium, Roberto Martinez, Red Devils, UEFA Europa League, Celta Vigo, Ivan Perisic, Genk, Leandro, Gustavo Cabral, KRC Genk


Bad for Huddersfield: Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Arsenal boost

Huddersfield vs Arsenal Huddersfield Town host Arsenal this weekend in the Premier League. Will Huddersfield manage to pick up one more point for the rest of the season? Huddersfield are currently on 11 points from 25 games. Derby County are statistically the worst Premier League side ever when they totalled 11 points in the 2007-8 season. Can the Terriers match that record this year? Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Arsenal boost Henrikh Mkhitaryan could make his return for Arsenal away at Huddersfield....
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Arsenal, West Ham, Huddersfield, Derby County, Europa League, Arsenal Fc, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Arsenal Tv, Mkhitaryan, Micki, James Benge, Arsenal Huddersfield Town


Why Arsenal & AC Milan both lost in the Yannick Carrasco transfer chase

Arsenal & Yannick Carrasco According to the BBC’s David Ornstein, Arsenal’s hopes of signing Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco are dead. Unai Emery has been chasing a new winger in the January window, however that’s not going to be Carrasco. Carrasco’s agent revealed on Wednesday that time was running out for the Gunners to get the deal done. While the BBC have now confirmed that “Carrasco to Arsenal (is) off”. Yannick Carrasco's agent Christophe Henrotay tells Radio Rossonera: “Everything i...
Tags: Milan, China, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Leicester, Ac Milan, Inter Milan, Afc, Ivan Gazidis, Ivan Perisic, Leipzig, Inter, Ornstein


Why Arsenal & former Chelsea keeper Petr Cech is retiring

Petr Cech is retiring Arsenal goalie Petr Cech is retiring at the end of the season. The 36-year-old keeper made the announcement on social media on Tuesday. Cech started the season as Arsenal’s number one in the Premier League. That was after Unai Emery signed Bernd Leno in the summer. However Cech has since lost his place in the team, while he’s only made seven Premier League appearances this year. Cech has also played twice apiece in the League Cup and Europa League. Why Arsenal’s keeper is...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Jose Mourinho, Stamford Bridge, Petr Cech, Gary Neville, United, Cech, Arsenal Chelsea, Unai Emery, Bernd Leno


West Ham fans heap praise on Declan Rice vs Arsenal

West Ham vs Arsenal West Ham took on Arsenal this Saturday as they looked to push for a European spot. The Hammers started the day in 10th place but could have moved as high as 7th with a win over Arsenal. Arsenal, on the other hand, started the day in 5th place and needed to win to keep the pressure on the top four. The Gunners would start Saturday’s game the brighter of the two sides. Alexander Lacazette would link up well with Alex Iwobi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to create a few early ch...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Afc Bournemouth, Paddy Power, Arsenal Fc, Alex Iwobi, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Vitality Stadium, Arsenal Arsenal, Junior Stanislas, BOURNEMOUTH England, Dan Mullan Getty


Why Fulham fans are not happy with Tom Cairney vs Arsenal

Arsenal vs Fulham Fulham travelled to Arsenal on Tuesday as they looked to build on their improving form. Fulham currently sit 19th in the Premier League but are showing signs of improvement under Claudio Ranieri. Fulham would keep their first clean sheet of the season on the 22nd of December as they drew 0-0 with Newcastle. Ranieri’s side would then manage a 1-1 draw with an inform Wolves side. Then, in their last game, Fulham would keep another clean sheet, beating Huddersfield 1-0. Arsenal, ...
Tags: Time, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Claudio Ranieri, Huddersfield, Fulham, Alex, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, London England, Southampton FC, Craven Cottage


Lacazette & Ozil start: Arsenal fans react to line-up vs Burnley

Ozil linked with move away from Arsenal Mesut Ozil started the 2018/19 season quite well under new Arsenal boss Unai Emery. However, in recent weeks, Ozil’s future at Arsenal has repeatedly been called into question. The German has played just 20 minutes in Arsenal’s last four Premier League games, coming off the bench in their 3-2 defeat vs Southampton. This lead to speculation that Unai Emery was not a fan of Ozil’s with the midfielder even being linked with a loan move in January. LONDON, E...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Arsenal, Burnley, Emirates Stadium, Afc, Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal Fc, Alexandre Lacazette, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang, Sean Wilson, London England


Arsenal fans hate on Henrikh Mkhitaryan after shambolic performance

Not a great day for Mkhi When Arsenal swapped Alexis Sanchez for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, many wondered who had got the better end of the deal. With Alexis Sanchez failing at Man United, it seemed Arsenal had the better end of the deal. However, this term, Mkhi has been awful and it’s certainly made people sit up and take notice. Quite who’s worse remains to be seen, but against Bournemouth, Mkhi was very poor – and trended on social media because of it. Arsenal fans demanded he get hooked, then dro...
Tags: David Brooks, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Arsenal, Wenger, Real Madrid, Bournemouth, Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez, Sergio Ramos, Man United, Camp Nou, United


Granit Xhaka comes under fire from Arsenal fans vs Wolves

Arsenal vs Wolves Wolves travelled to Arsenal on Sunday as they looked to end their three-match losing streak. Wolves started the day in 11th place having won four, drawn three and lost four in the league. A win for Wolves would see them move up to 10th in the table. However, they were up against a much improved Arsenal side. The Gunners started the day in 5th with no chance of moving up or down in the table, no matter the result. LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 25: Unai Emery, manager of Arsenal ges...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Man City, Arsenal Fc, Ivan Cavaleiro, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, London England, Arsenal Liverpool, Michael Regan Getty, Unai Emery, Cavaleiro


Aaron Ramsey’s agent confirms midfielder wants a new Arsenal deal

Aaron Ramsey & Arsenal What does Aaron Ramsey’s future look like at Arsenal? The Welsh international seems to be in limbo at the Emirates Stadium after talks on a new deal collapsed. As it currently stands, Ramsey will be able to leave Arsenal this summer as a free agent. That’s when his current deal expires in north London. Hopes that Arsenal may agree a new deal with Ramsey appear to have been dashed in recent days. Could that force Arsenal to sell Ramsey this January? Possibly, as that could...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Aaron Ramsey, Watford, Emirates Stadium, Alexandre Lacazette, Eagle, Ramsey, Unai Emery, James Benge, Avid Sports Entertainment Group


Alexandre Lacazette accused of being too honest after Arsenal 2 – Watford 0

Arsenal 2 – Watford 0 The scoreline made it look like Arsenal had a comfortable weekend against Watford, but that was far from the truth. Watford had more than enough chances to beat Arsenal on Saturday. Will Hughes had a superb opportunity early on, while Bernd Leno saved the Gunners on a couple of occasions in the second half. Arsenal won the match with two late goals. Craig Cathcart turned the ball into his own net for the first, while Mesut Ozil scored the killer second. Is Alexandre Lacaz...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Connor, Watford, Alexandre Lacazette, Don, Daniel, Hornets, Stan Kroenke, Lacazette, Craig Cathcart, Bernd Leno, Watford Arsenal, James Benge


Bernd Leno & Petr Cech: Arsenal injury update after Watford

Bernd Leno & Petr Cech Arsenal fans got to see two goalies in action on Saturday against Watford. Petr Cech once again started in goal for Arsenal. However Cech failed to complete the first half as the Czech Republic stopper pulled up just before the break. Cech pulled a hamstring taking a goal kick moments before the interval. As soon as the incident happened, Cech sunk to the floor signalling he needed to come off. Should Cech has warmed up more thoroughly in the build-up? Bernd Leno: "As a ...
Tags: Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech, Watford, Emery, Cech, Stan Kroenke, Leno, Arsenal Arsenal, Craig Cathcart, Watford Watford


Arsenal fans slam Ivan Gazidis as he joins AC Milan

Ivan Gazidis joins AC Milan It’s a done deal! Arsenal have confirmed on Tuesday that Ivan Gazidis is leaving the Gunners to join AC Milan. Arsenal have posted the following statement on their : We can announce that Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham will lead the club following a decision by chief executive Ivan Gazidis to join AC Milan. Raul, head of football relations, has been appointed as head of football, and Vinai, currently chief commercial officer, becomes managing director. Raul San...
Tags: Adidas, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Wenger, Emirates Stadium, Ac Milan, Ivan Gazidis, Alan Shearer, Mickey Mouse, Darren, KSE, San Siro AC Milan, Gazidis, James Benge, Charles Watts


Arsenal injury boost: Laurent Koscielny return date moved forward

Laurent Koscielny’s return to first-team training from injury has been moved forward to November, according to Evening Standard journalist James Benge. The Frenchman suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final tie with Atletico Madrid back in May. The 32-year-old returned to training at the Gunners’ London Colney training base last week and is now aiming to train with the rest of the squad in around three months. Arsenal boost: Koscielny’s return from injury ...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Soccer, West Ham United, Arsenal, Switzerland, Cardiff City, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil, Gareth Southgate, Madrid, Laurent Koscielny, Europa League, Arsenal Fc, UEFA Europa League


Santi Cazorla's Villarreal unveiling storms social media after stunning smoke show

After being released by Arsenal a few months ago, Santi Cazorla spent the summer working his way back to fitness and attempting to earn a contract with former club Villarreal. It was then announced at the beginning of June that the 33-year-old had done enough to convince the Yellow Submarine to sign him up despite having not played a competitive game for over two years due to a chronic tendon injury. Brilliant - this couldn't happen to a more deserving player pic.twitter.com/9c8PB8xVUt— Jame...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, Arsenal, Santi Cazorla, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Villarreal, Cazorla, James Benge


Hector Bellerin drops a major hint about his Arsenal future

Hector Bellerin & Arsenal It’s not been a great season for Hector Bellerin. Once considered one of the best right-backs in the division, Bellerin has backtracked in 2017-18. He’s regularly come under fire from Arsenal fans for his sub-standard performances. 23-year-old Bellerin has also has a public spat with Arsenal Fan TV after he called them out at the Oxford Union. Yet, in a new video posted onto Arsenal’s YouTube page, Bellerin seems committed to staying with Arsenal next season. The Spani...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mathieu Debuchy, St Etienne, Hector Bellerin, Ligue, Oxford Union, Debuchy, Vic, Bellerin, NLD, James Benge


Shocker for Mohamed Elneny: Arsenal star injured vs West Ham

Mohamed Elneny injured vs West Ham Arsenal suffered a blow in the first half of their Premier League match against West Ham on Sunday. With the match still goalless in the opening forty-five, Arsene Wenger was forced into a substitution. Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny was forced out the Hammers match after suffered a nasty looking injury in a challenge with Mark Noble. It took several minutes to get Elneny off the pitch. Eventually a stretcher was needed to help carry the midfielder off the...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Premier League, Arsene Wenger, West Ham, Alexis Sanchez, Europa League, Mark Noble, Mohamed Elneny, United Liverpool, Elneny, West Ham Arsenal, Maitland Niles, Sam Tighe, James Benge


Why Mesut Ozil missed Arsenal vs West Ham

Arsenal vs West Ham On Sunday afternoon, there was a surprise when Arsenal announced their team sheet for the West Ham match. The two line-ups were as follows: Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Ramsey, Iwobi, Welbeck, Lacazette Subs: Macey, Mertesacker, Holding, Chambers, Maitland-Niles, Nelson, Aubameyang West Ham: Hart, Rice, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Zabaleta, Kouyate, Noble, Fernandes, Masuaku, Joao Mario, Arnautovic Subs: Adrian, Evra, Cullen, Hugill, Lanzini...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Mauricio Pochettino, Atletico Madrid, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Europa League, Aubameyang, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Atletico, Cech, Ozil, Wilshere


Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal reign compared to Tony Blair’s false WMD Iraq claim

Arsene Wenger compared to Tony Blair Matthew Syed has written an eye-catching op-ed in the Times on Wednesday which compares Arsene Wenger to Tony Blair. No, this isn’t meant to be a position comparison. Regarding Blair, the former British Prime Minister, he is once again slammed for the invasion of Iraq and his WMD claims. Thousands died in the second Iraq war as Saddam Hussein was ousted from power. Thankfully no one has died because of Arsene Wenger’s management at Arsenal. Arsenal vs Iraq ...
Tags: Iraq, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Tony Blair, Times, Europa League, Saddam Hussein, Anthony Martial, Mourinho, Blair, Liverpool Man United


Rafa Benitez on leaving Newcastle for Arsenal

Newcastle 2 – Arsenal 1 Days after Newcastle beat Arsenal in the Premier League, chatter is spreading that Rafa Benitez could succeed Arsene Wenger at the Gunners. Arsene lost at St James’ Park after taking the lead through Alexander Lacazette. Ayoze Perez levelled for Newcastle before the break, while Matt Ritchie scored the second half winner which will keep Newcastle in the top flight. Rafa Benitez talks to Radio Marca Following the Arsenal game, Rafa Benitez has given an interview to Radi...
Tags: Russia, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Newcastle, Atletico Madrid, Europa League, St James Park, Matt Ritchie, Rafa Benitez, Liverpool Man United, Magpies, Premier League Southampton, Marca Benitez


How Burnley can force Arsenal to start their 2018-19 season in July

Arsenal vs Burnley Who will finish sixth in the Premier League this season? Following the weekend’s matches in the league, Arsenal are sixth with 54 points from 33 games while Burnley are on 52 points after 33 matches. Burnley picked up maximum points at Turf Moor on Saturday as they beat Leicester City 2-1. Chris Wood and Kevin Long both scored for Burnley in the opening nine minutes. Jamie Vardy bagged the consolation for the Foxes. As for Arsenal, the Gunners lost 2-1 at Newcastle on Sunday....
Tags: Russia, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Newcastle, Real Madrid, West Brom, Burnley, Leicester City, Europa League, Man United, Turf Moor, Jamie Vardy


Why Petr Cech & Laurent Koscielny were missing from Arsenal’s XI vs Stoke

Arsenal vs Stoke When the team sheets came out for Sunday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke, there were a couple of shocks in the Gunners XI. Due to postponements and the international break, Arsenal’s last Premier League match was on 11 March – a 3-0 home win over Watford. The disruptions came at a bad time for Gunners, who are on a three-match winning streak which includes a 5-1 aggregate win over AC Milan. With a top four finish seemingly beyond them, the focus for the Gunners...
Tags: France, Adidas, Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Premier League, Arsenal, Wenger, Stoke, CSKA Moscow, Petr Cech, Watford, Laurent Koscielny, Europa League, Arsenal Fc, Granit Xhaka


Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil overtakes Man United’s Eric Cantona

Mesut Ozil hits his 50th Arsenal’s German World Cup winner Mesut Ozil hit a significant Premier League milestone on Sunday against Watford. Ozil had looked menacing in the opening minutes of the Watford game when he slid a through-ball to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. In the eight minute Ozil helped Arsenal find the breakthrough. The German swung a free-kick from the left hand into the Watford box. Mesut Ozil free-kick vs Watford When the ball entered the danger area, Shkodran Mustafi jumped hig...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Watford, Man United, United, Kevin De Bruyne, Eric Cantona, Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Ozil, 50th Premier League


Reiss Nelson vs Arsene Wenger: Arsenal starlet loses it vs Watford

Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson & Watford With 12 minutes to go at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, Arsene Wenger made his third substitution. Danny Welbeck replaced Alex Iwobi in the 67th, Shkodran Mustafi was switched for Calum Chambers in the 73rd. Finally, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, seconds after scoring, was subbed out the game for Jack Wilshere. When Wilshere was brought on the pitch, Reiss Nelson reacted badly on the sidelines. Nelson, 18, was spotted throwing his bib and looking visibly upset when his l...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Mesut Ozil, Danny Welbeck, Jack Wilshere, Borussia Dortmund, Watford, Emirates Stadium, Ac Milan, Nelson, Shkodran Mustafi


Watford fans troll Arsenal with some comedy songs

Arsenal vs Watford The first match in the Premier League on Sunday came at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal, fifth in the division, welcomed Watford to north London as the Gunners looked to keep their top four hopes alive. Arsenal came into the game following a 2-0 away win at AC Milan in the Europa League. That shock result arrested a four-match losing streak; the worst sequence of results in Arsene Wenger’s 22-year Arsenal career. Where were Arsenal’s fans? One of the most noticeable observati...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Watford, Emirates Stadium, Ac Milan, San Siro, Gooners, Arsenal Arsenal, Emirates Stadium Arsenal, Josh Kroenke, James Olley, Arsenal Watford


Everyone saw what Mesut Ozil did after Brighton’s 2nd goal vs Arsenal

Brighton vs Arsenal Another match, another disaster for Arsenal. But at this stage, is anyone even surprised at the moment? It took Brighton just seven minutes to break the deadlock against the Gunners. As is so often the case, Arsenal started brightly in the opening exchanges. But a set-play was all it took for Arsenal’s backline to fall apart and concede. Lewis Dunk scored his first Premier League goal of the season to fire the Seagulls ahead. And it was no surprise when Brighton doubled thei...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Brighton, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech, Glenn Murray, Murray, Don, Ozil, Lewis Dunk, Mesut Ozil Ozil, James Benge


Terrible news for Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal striker is out

Horrific news for Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette Oh no, oh no, oh no. This is the doomsday scenario all Arsenal fans were worried about when Olivier Giroud left the Gunners to join Chelsea in January. On Tuesday afternoon, out of nowhere, Arsenal have confirmed that Alexandre Lacazette is injured. And it’s a bad setback too: between four to six weeks. And knowing how Arsenal’s injuries pan out, will this actually prove to be the end of Lacazette’s season? The news was reported by Arsenal as foll...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Wenger, Danny Welbeck, Olivier Giroud, Borussia Dortmund, Europa League, Alexandre Lacazette, Lacazette, Van Dijk, James Benge, Auba


Arsenal fans laud praise on one player against Chelsea

Praised All eyes were on Arsenal v Chelsea in their Carabao Cup semi-final clash this evening but all Gunners had their eyes on one player in the first half. That player was Nacho Monreal as he created the chance that brought the side level. Eden Hazard game Chelsea the lead in the seventh minute with a lovely left-foot finish into the corner of the goal. Unfortunately for Monreal he could not do much about that. Though, it only took four minutes before Arsenal were level thanks to their curren...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Wenger, Danny Welbeck, Alexis Sanchez, Crystal Palace, Messi, Nacho Monreal, Monreal, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, James Benge, Charles Watts


Twitter shocked by the latest news coming out of Chelsea…

Chelsea are set to make a shock move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch this month, according to reports. Manager Antonio Conte is targeting a new backup forward for Alvaro Morata with Michy Batshuayi failing to make the grade at Stamford Bridge. Crouch now joins the list of Andy Carroll and Fernando Llorente of odd Premier league striker the Blues have targeted, and Twitter has reacted… Targeting a target man Conte appears to be targeting a specific profile of striker, with the likes of Carr...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Stoke City, Blues, Jose Mourinho, Andy Carroll, Fernando Llorente, Peter Crouch, Carroll, Michy Batshuayi, Benteke, Morata, Alvaro Morata