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  • France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry announces retirement 3 days ago

    Former World Cup winner and Arsenal's record goal-scorer Thierry Henry announced his retirement from soccer on Tuesday, bringing an end to his a glittering 20-year career. The 37-year-old Frenchman scored 51 goals in 123 appearances for his country as he helped them win the 1998 World Cup and European Championships in...
  • Arsenal return to winning ways with win over Newcastle 5 days ago

    London: Doubles from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla gave Arsenal a 4-1 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Saturday, restoring unity at the Emirates Stadium after scattered fan discontent followed last weekend's loss at Stoke. Although Arsenal is still out of the top four, a sixth successive Premier League victory over...
  • No need for January signings, says Arsenal's Wenger 1 week ago

    Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has risked angering frustrated fans by saying the under-performing London club do not need any January signings if everyone in the current squad stays fit. The Frenchman has come under mounting criticism in recent weeks as Arsenal's title challenge has faltered at an early stage again with...
  • Wenger still under pressure despite Champions League win December 10, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's superb goal in Tuesday's Champions League win could not mask the fact that manager Arsene Wenger is under mounting pressure as the focus returns to their stuttering Premier League campaign. Club officials blocked unhappy supporters from displaying banners calling for Wenger to be sacked ahead of Arsenal's...
  • Champions League: Ramsey goal of season contender seals Arsenal win December 10, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey scored a contender for goal of the season when he blasted home a 30-metre volley to help his team cruise past Galatasaray 4-1 to finish second in Champions League Group D on Tuesday. The Welsh international scored twice, as did Arsenal's Germany striker Lukas Podolski, whose opener,...
  • Stoke City stun Arsenal 3-2 in Premier League December 6, 2014

    Stoke: Stoke handed Arsenal another dispiriting loss at Britannia Stadium, scoring three goals in the first-half and then withstanding a late comeback attempt for a 3-2 victory in the Premier League. Peter Crouch stunned a lackluster Arsenal side by putting Stoke ahead after just 19 seconds, and the hosts continued to...
  • Arsenal suit me better than Barcelona: Alexis Sanchez December 6, 2014

    London: Alexis Sanchez's ability to adapt to English football has been praised by his manager Arsene Wenger but the Chilean has admitted that he believes the Premier League is more suited to his style of play than La Liga. The 25-year-old Sanchez joined Arsenal last summer in a 30 million euros...
  • Alexis Sanchez in red zone but Arsenal cannot do without him December 5, 2014

    With a hectic Christmas fixture list looming, Arsenal manager faces a dilemma over prize asset Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean forward, a marquee summer signing from Barcelona, has been a shining light during Arsenal's disappointing start to the season, scoring 14 goals in 22 appearances for the north London club. Loathed to rest...
  • Theo Walcott still missing for Arsenal December 5, 2014

    Arsenal will again be without Theo Walcott for Saturday's Premier League trip to Stoke City as the England forward is still recovering from a thigh injury. Walcott, who returned to make two brief substitute appearances in November after nearly a year out with a serious knee injury, hurt his thigh while...
  • Arsene Wenger purring about Arsenal hot-shot Alexis Sanchez December 4, 2014

    London: Not since the days of Thierry Henry have Arsenal fans had a striker to really purr about but Alexis Sanchez is making quite an impression after a promising start to his career in north London. Sanchez, who signed from Barcelona for around 35 million pounds ($54.78 million) in July, has...
  • Alexis Sanchez's late winner helps Arsenal beat Southampton 1-0 December 4, 2014

    Alexis Sanchez rescued Arsenal again by scoring in the 89th minute Wednesday to secure a 1-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League. Sanchez slotted into an empty net after Aaron Ramsey squared the ball across the goal, finally breaking down a Southampton side which had been kept in the game...
  • Arsenal will win EPL within three years, says Wenger December 3, 2014

    London: Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are ready to challenge for the title and believes they will be crowned English Premier League (EPL) champions within three years. Arsenal have endured an indifferent start to the season, winning just five times in the league, 13 points adrift of leaders Chelsea and out of...
  • 'United' Arsenal are creating something special, says Wenger December 2, 2014

    Arsenal are united as a club and are in the process of creating something special despite a turbulent start to the season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday. Arsenal, who beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 on Saturday, have lacked consistency this season and are sixth in the Premier League table, 13...
  • Wenger brushes off 'time to say goodbye' Arsenal banner November 30, 2014

    England: Arsene Wenger looked a relieved manager after Arsenal won 1-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday although he refused to comment on a banner calling for him to leave the club. The visitors dominated the Premier League game and broke through after 60 minutes when a Santi Cazorla cross found...
  • EPL: Welbeck goal gives Arsenal 1-0 win over West Brom November 29, 2014

    West Bromwich: Arsenal, gaining welcome relief amid their worst start to a season for 32 years, were left toasting Danny Welbeck on Saturday after the England striker's goal earned them a 1-0 Premier League victory at West Browmwich Albion. On the back of two consecutive league defeats, it had looked for...
  • Arsenal 'unlucky' with number of injuries, says Wenger November 28, 2014

    Arsenal have been unlucky with injuries but they will have to grin and bear it as they try to recover from their worst start to a Premier League season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal visit West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after a 2-1 defeat by Manchester United last weekend...
  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere ruled out for three months November 27, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for three months after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 22-year-old England international damaged ligaments during the league match against Manchester United on Saturday. "Everyone at the club wishes Jack a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing...
  • Champions League: Arsene Wenger proud of Arsenal but says they can do better November 27, 2014

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was proud his side had reached the knockout rounds of the Champions league for the 15th straight season on Wednesday but said they now needed to make a real impact in the competition. In the eight seasons since they lost the 2006 final to Barcelona, Arsenal...
  • Arsenal reach 15th straight Champions League knockout round November 27, 2014

    Arsenal reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 15th straight season with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, and Liverpool put itself in position to advance if it wins at home over Basel next month. Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal...
  • Champions League: Yaya Sanogo, Alexis Sanchez score as Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 November 27, 2014

    Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal on Wednesday to help the London club beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 and qualify for the Champions League knockout phase for the 15th successive season. The 21-year-old striker, who has floundered since joining from his native France, netted only two minutes into...
  • Arsene Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around, says Aaron Ramsey November 26, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is adamant Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead the club and believes the Frenchman should not be perturbed by criticism from the club's second-largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov. Russian billionaire Usmanov has voiced his concerns over Arsenal's worst start to a Premier League season after...
  • Champions League: Problems growing for Dortmund as they face Arsenal; Galatasaray take on Anderlecht November 26, 2014

    London: Struggling at home but excelling in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund are headed to Arsenal on Wednesday. Dortmund, who have already qualified for the second round, will travel to London without forward Marco Reus, who is out with an ankle injury. Reus was hurt in the 2-2 draw with Paderborn...
  • Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud to miss remaining Champions League matches November 25, 2014

    London: Olivier Giroud will miss both of Arsenal's remaining UEFA Champions League group matches after the club kept him out of the squad, acting on medical reports that suggested he would be unavailable until January. Giroud injured his ankle August 23 and was not expected to return until January, after all...
  • Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-1 to climb into the top four November 23, 2014

    London: Manchester United benefited from an own goal and then a late strike by Wayne Rooney to beat Arsenal 2-1 on Saturday and climb into the top four in the Premier League. Kieran Gibbs' own goal came in the 56th minute when a pair of United crosses created panic in Arsenal's...
  • Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal November 22, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will delve into the depths of his squad for the visit to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as an injury crisis engulfs Old Trafford. So often it has been Arsene Wenger cursing his luck after key players have been crocked ahead of big...
  • Oliver Giroud faces fight to get back into Arsenal team, says Wenger November 21, 2014

    France international Olivier Giroud faces a fight to get back into the Arsenal team after recovering from a broken leg, manager Arsene Wenger said on the eve of Saturday's mouth-watering Premier League clash with Manchester United. Giroud, who has been out since breaking his leg against Everton on Aug. 23, has...
  • Olivier Giroud fit for Arsenal after three months with broken leg November 20, 2014

    London: France striker Olivier Giroud is fit after three months out with a broken leg and could make his return for Arsenal in the Premier League match against Manchester United on Saturday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Giroud has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from a small break to his tibia during...
  • Arsenal's Ozil ruled out for another seven weeks November 13, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will not be fit until the new year at the earliest, he said on Thursday. The German international suffered a knee ligament injury early in October and had hoped to be back by Christmas. "I have already been out for five weeks and will be out for another...
  • Arsene Wenger to be given cash pie in January window November 11, 2014

    London: Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be handed 20 million pounds in the January transfer window to help resurrect the English football club's faltering season. According to Daily Mail, Wenger will prioritise bringing in a central defender in January. Arsenal also have to think about signing a strong defensive midfielder with...
  • Arsene Wenger has no case for defence after Arsenal defeat November 10, 2014

    London: It was an all too familiar sight for Arsene Wenger as Arsenal threw away a lead to lose 2-1 at Swansea City on Sunday and the Frenchman acknowledged his flaky team are becoming a cause for concern. It may only have been their second Premier League defeat of the season...