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  • EPL: Arsenal need 'strong response' against Everton, says Arsene Wenger Yesterday

    London: Arsenal need to find a "strong response" against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday after their miserable Champions League defeat by AS Monaco, manager Arsene Wenger said. The Gunners' hopes of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals were shattered by the French side on Wednesday as Monaco romped to a...
  • Champions League: Monaco thrash Arsenal at Emirates in first leg of last 16 tie 3 days ago

    London: Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, priming the principality team for a place in the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years. The 34-year-old former Tottenham and Fulham player finished off a rapid counterattack...
  • Underestimate Monaco at your peril, says Leonardo Jardim 4 days ago

    Monaco do not mind being labelled Champions League underdogs for their last 16 tie with Arsenal and will not lack confidence having progressed to the knockout stage as group winners, coach Leonardo Jardim said. "Since the start of the Champions League Monaco have never been favourites, that said we still managed...
  • Champions League: Wenger focused on victory over AS Monaco, not nostalgia 4 days ago

    London: Arsene Wenger had little time for a nostalgic look back to the start of his coaching career with AS Monaco on Tuesday before his former club meet his Arsenal side with a place in the Champions League quarter-finals awaiting the winners. The Frenchman made his name at Monaco between 1987...
  • Arsenal beat Crystal Palace 2-1 to move up to third in EPL 1 week ago

    London: Arsenal climbed to third in the English Premier League following a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Gunners were awarded a penalty in the seventh minute after league debutant Pape Souare felled Danny Welbeck in the area. Santi Cazorla converted the spot kick for his seventh goal of...
  • Arsenal must be ready to storm the Palace, says Arsene Wenger February 20, 2015

    Arsenal must brace themselves for an "intense" battle against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday when they try to break into the Premier League's top four, manager Arsene Wenger said. Arsenal, who have 45 points from 25 matches and trail fourth-placed Southampton by a single point, travel to a rejuvenated...
  • Olivier Giroud has been transformed at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger February 16, 2015

    Arsene Wenger paid tribute on Sunday to his FA Cup match winner Olivier Giroud, recognising how the Frenchman has improved and became a more complete striker in his three years in London. Giroud again demonstrated the quality which persuaded Cup holders Arsenal to pay around 10 million pounds ($15.42 million) for...
  • FA Cup: Third tier Bradford oust Sunderland, Arsenal advance February 15, 2015

    London: Third-tier Bradford produced another FA Cup upset against Premier League opposition on Sunday, beating Sunderland 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in 39 years as holders Arsenal ousted Middlesbrough by the same score. Jon Stead scored for a fifth consecutive round in the second half after an...
  • English clubs can rule European football, says Arsene Wenger February 13, 2015

    The Premier League's 5.136 billion pounds ($7.90 billion) television deal will enable English clubs to dominate European football once again, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Sky Sports, the pay-TV channel, has agreed to spend 4.2 billion pounds to show 126 live Premier League matches a season from 2016 to...
  • Arsenal fear Aaron Ramsey could be out for at least a month February 11, 2015

    London: English football club Arsenal fears midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to be out for at least four weeks after suffering a hamstring injury against Leicester City on Wednesday. Ramsey lasted only nine minutes before succumbing to a third hamstring strain of the campaign -- with Mathieu Flamini taking the 24-year-old's...
  • Arsenal hold on to beat bottom-place Leicester 2-1 in EPL February 11, 2015

    London: Theo Walcott's goal ensured Arsenal overcame Leicester 2-1 and provisionally returned to fourth after withstanding a spirited second-half response by the Premier League's bottom team. But the victory could have been at a cost with Alexis Sanchez coming off with a knee injury and second-half substitute Aaron Ramsey forced off...
  • Alexis Sanchez returns as Arsenal aim to bounce back from Spurs defeat February 9, 2015

    London: Chile striker Alexis Sanchez will be back in the Arsenal squad for Tuesday's Premier League game against bottom club Leicester City as Arsene Wenger's team look to bounce back immediately from their derby defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. Sanchez, who has scored 18 goals in all competitions this season, missed the...
  • EPL: Arsenal stutter in race for top four finish after defeat to Spurs February 7, 2015

    London: Harry Kane scored twice to lead Tottenham to a 2-1 comeback victory over fierce rival Arsenal in the north London derby at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Mesut Ozil put Arsenal ahead in the 11th minute when he volleyed past Hugo Lloris after Olivier Giroud quickly sent the ball into...
  • Aston Villa threw in the towel at Arsenal, says Paul Lambert February 2, 2015

    Under-pressure Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert accused his struggling side of throwing in the towel during a 5-0 thrashing at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. A resounding defeat at the Emirates Stadium consigned Villa to their third consecutive league loss and left them two places and three points above...
  • Gulf in class as Arsenal put five past hapless Aston Villa February 2, 2015

    Arsenal climbed above rivals Tottenham Hotspur into fifth in the Premier League and inflicted more misery on a goal-shy Aston Villa with an emphatic 5-0 victory on Sunday that fuelled their top-four hopes. Goals from Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin helped Arsenal move level on...
  • EPL: Arsenal beat Aston Villa 5-0 without star player Sanchez February 1, 2015

    London: Mesut Ozil scored a goal and created another in Arsenal's emphatic 5-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday as the London club earned their biggest Premier League win this season. Olivier Giroud put the home side ahead in the eighth minute after a sublime backheel pass from Ozil sent the...
  • Gabriel Paulista ready to make Arsenal debut against Villa: Wenger January 30, 2015

    London: Arsenal's new signing Gabriel Paulista could make his Premier League debut against Aston Villa but leading goalscorer Alexis Sanchez is not likely to be risked with a hamstring injury, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. The 24-year-old defender joined the Gunners from Spanish side Villarreal earlier this week and Wenger...
  • Arsenal strengthen defensive options by signing Gabriel January 28, 2015

    London: Arsenal have strengthened their depleted defensive options by signing Brazilian defender Gabriel from Villarreal, with Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell joining the Spanish club on loan as part of the deal. Financial terms weren't disclosed but Arsenal are reportedly paying 15 million pounds ($22.75 million) for Gabriel, who has been...
  • Arsenal's Joel Campbell joins Villarreal on loan January 27, 2015

    London: Arsenal forward Joel Campbell has joined Villarreal on loan for the rest of the season, the Spanish club said on Tuesday. The Costa Rican's move to Spain is part of a deal in which Arsenal are set to sign Villarreal's Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista, who has passed a medical in...
  • Middlesbrough handed FA Cup trip to holders Arsenal January 27, 2015

    London: Middlesbrough were rewarded for beating Manchester City with a trip to FA Cup holders Arsenal while Chelsea's conquerors Bradford City host Sunderland or Fulham after the fifth round draw on Monday. Third tier Bradford and Championship (second tier) Middlesbrough overcame the odds to register two of the biggest FA Cup...
  • Arsenal, West Ham, Aston Villa stem flow of upsets in FA Cup January 25, 2015

    Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa redressed the balance for Premier League teams after a flow of upsets in the FA Cup, securing narrow wins over awkward lower-league opposition to advance to the fifth round on Sunday. Chelsea and Manchester City were among five teams in the Premier League's top nine...
  • Arsenal have 'basis' of deal to sign Villarreal's Gabriel Paulista January 25, 2015

    London: Arsenal have reached the "basis" of an agreement to sign Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista with Costa Rica winger Joel Campbell going the other way on loan, the Spanish club's Twitter feed said on Saturday. Brazilian Gabriel said goodbye to Villarreal fans ahead of their La Liga clash with Levante on...
  • Arsenal sign Polish teenager Krystian Bielik January 21, 2015

    London: Arsenal have made their first signing of the January transfer window, bringing in Poland youth international Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw. The English Premier League club did not disclose a fee for Bielik, but British media reported he cost 2.5 million pounds ($3.8 million). The 17-year-old Bielik can play as a...
  • Tactical change reaps reward for new-look, solid Arsenal January 19, 2015

    London: A change of tactics reaped rewards as a new, more subdued but more solid Arsenal arrived at Manchester City on Sunday, saw less of the ball than usual yet still masterfully outplayed the champions. Arsenal registered just 35 percent possession -- their lowest total since these statistics were first compiled...
  • EPL: Cazorla fires Arsenal to solid win over champions Manchester City January 18, 2015

    Arsenal finally ended their streak of poor away performances against top teams as Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud scored in each half Sunday for a 2-0 victory at Manchester City that dented the hosts' title hopes. Cazorla converted a penalty in the 24th minute and then sent in a pin-point free...
  • Value for money Alexis Sanchez could persuade Arsene Wenger to spend big January 17, 2015

    London: Alexis Sanchez's scintillating form since arriving in the Premier League could give frugal Arsene Wenger belief that Arsenal can find value for money during the January transfer window. The Chilean forward has been fifth-placed Arsenal's talisman this campaign, scoring 18 goals in all competitions and having a hand in many...
  • Fresh injury problems for Arsenal ahead of Manchester City trip January 17, 2015

    When Arsenal cannot beat the English Premier League's leading teams, the prospects of an imminent title triumph seem slim. Traveling to defending champion Manchester City on Sunday, the focus is just on returning to the top four for the side which was last champion in 2004. It's three years since Arsenal's last...
  • Fresh injury problems for Arsenal ahead of Manchester City trip January 16, 2015

    London: When Arsenal cannot beat the English Premier League's leading teams, the prospects of an imminent title triumph seem slim. Traveling to defending champion Manchester City on Sunday, the focus is just on returning to the top four for the side which was last champion in 2004. It's three years since Arsenal's...
  • Polish teenager Bielik to have Arsenal medical January 15, 2015

    London: Legia Warsaw's teenage defensive midfielder Krystian Bielik is to undergo a medical at Arsenal, the Polish club said on Thursday. "I'm going to London to make my dream come true. I hope that soon I'll became Arsenal's player," Bielik told the Legia.com website. Bielik, 17, signed for Legia from their...