Arsenal

  • Szczesny eyes more ugly wins for Arsenal in battle for fourth spot 17-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is hopeful the team's previous experience of tight Premier League run-ins can help them scrape four more ugly victories and another season of Champions League football. The North London club's title challenge was smashed off course by a 6-0 humiliation at Chelsea last month and a...
  • Wenger gamble on Arsenal's golden oldies pays off 16-04-2014 08:37 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger took a risk by picking Arsenal's old guard against West Ham United on Tuesday but it paid off with a 3-1 win as his weary side regained fourth place in the Premier League. The Frenchman fielded a team with an average age of 29 at the Emirates,...
  • Podolski double against West Ham gets Arsenal back into top four 16-04-2014 08:31 AM

    London: Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski struck twice in a laboured 3-1 win over West Ham United on Tuesday as the FA Cup finalists maintained their push for a Champions League place by moving back into the top four. Germany international Podolski equalised before the break and capped a fine display...
  • Arsenal beat holder Wigan to reach FA Cup final 13-04-2014 01:56 AM

    London: Arsenal avoided FA Cup embarrassment against second-tier club Wigan on Saturday, coming from behind against the holder and winning a penalty shootout to reach the final where the London club will be looking to end a nine-year trophy drought. After extra time ended 1-1, Arsenal's players scored all of...
  • FA Cup triumph could launch new Arsenal era: Tomas Rosicky 11-04-2014 11:10 PM

    London: Winning this year's FA Cup would give Arsenal a taste for silverware again and could provide a launching pad for another era of success for the north London club, Czech playmaker Tomas Rosicky said. Not one of Arsenal's current squad, Rosicky included, has ever won a trophy with the...
  • Arsenal need another quality FA Cup performance, says Wenger 10-04-2014 07:00 PM

    London: Arsenal must continue their fine form in the FA Cup if they are to beat current holders Wigan Athletic in the semi-finals at Wembley on Saturday, manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. Arsenal have reached the last four for a record-equalling 27th time after impressive wins over Tottenham Hotspur,...
  • Arsenal must get back to basics, says Arsene Wenger 07-04-2014 09:58 AM

    London: Arsenal must get back to basics quickly if they are not to surrender their proud record of qualifying for the Champions League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Sunday after a 3-0 defeat at top-four rivals Everton. An abysmal Arsenal performance at Goodison Park allowed Everton to move to within...
  • Rampaging Everton crush Arsenal to eye Champions League spot 06-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Everton crushed a woeful Arsenal side 3-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday to boost their chances of a top four finish and a possible place in next season's Champions League for the first time in nine seasons. Everton's sixth successive Premier League win meant that although they stayed in fifth...
  • Arsenal hope Ramsey return will spark top four push 04-04-2014 06:13 PM

    London: Arsenal hope the return of Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey will spark their faltering campaign as they prepare for Sunday's trip to Everton, a potentially vital clash in the battle for a top-four finish. Ramsey was in sparkling form for the Gunners before suffering a thigh injury in December, having...
  • Everton wait over Barkley fitness for Arsenal clash 02-04-2014 04:43 PM

    London: Everton will make a late decision regarding the fitness of Ross Barkley for Sunday's clash against Arsenal after the midfielder was forced off during the weekend's victory over Fulham with a calf injury. The 20-year-old was withdrawn at halftime of the Premier League match, and manager Roberto Martinez said...
  • Manchester City miss chance to go top with Arsenal draw 30-03-2014 01:52 AM

    London: Arsenal prevented Manchester City from going top of the Premier League on Saturday while keeping up their own pursuit of the title with a spirited fightback to draw 1-1 on Saturday. With Arsenal still reeling from a demoralising 6-0 loss at Chelsea last weekend, David Silva completed a counter-attack...
  • Arsenal still hold title hope, says Arsene Wenger 28-03-2014 07:42 PM

    Arsenal can put their morale-sapping recent results behind them and win the Premier League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday ahead of a crucial home clash with title favourites Manchester City. Fourth-placed Arsenal have endured a dismal week as a 6-0 thumping by leaders Chelsea, followed by a home draw...
  • Rampant Manchester City in mood to inflict killer blow on Arsenal 28-03-2014 09:57 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City will look to compound Arsene Wenger's woes when they visit the Emirates stadium this weekend, knowing a win would take them closer to the Premier League title and inflict a potentially fatal blow to Arsenal's chances. Wenger's side have capitulated in recent weeks and a win for...
  • Paul Scholes accuses Arsenal players of 'going missing' 26-03-2014 05:21 PM

    London: Once one of Arsenal's chief tormentors on the pitch, Paul Scholes dissected the Gunners with a withering verbal assault after a home draw with Swansea City on Tuesday ended any hope of a late Premier League title charge. The former Manchester United midfielder was known for letting his boots...
  • Arsenal have to look over their shoulders, says Wenger 26-03-2014 10:00 AM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger all but conceded that their title bid is over and warned that his side had to focus on finishing in the top four after a 2-2 home draw with Swansea City in the Premier League on Tuesday. Wenger's men started the week as title contenders but...
  • Swansea draw 2-2 at Arsenal in Premier League 26-03-2014 08:29 AM

    London: Arsenal conceded an injury-time own-goal to give Swansea a 2-2 draw on Tuesday and fall further behind in the Premier League title race. Coming off a 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea on Saturday, Arsenal endured another demoralizing result after rallying for a 2-1 lead - only to concede a fluke...
  • Wenger urges shattered team to respond in the right way 25-03-2014 10:29 AM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger promised the club's stunned supporters they would do everything they could to "respond in the right way" to Saturday's 6-0 defeat at Chelsea when they play Swansea City at the Emirates on Tuesday. Wenger, who only spoke to TV reporters at Stamford Bridge and did...
  • Arsene Wenger urges shattered team to respond in the right way 24-03-2014 11:39 PM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger promised the club's stunned supporters they would do everything they could to "respond in the right way" to Saturday's 6-0 defeat at Chelsea when they play Swansea City at the Emirates on Tuesday. Wenger, who only spoke to TV reporters at Stamford Bridge and did not...
  • Referee Andre Marriner retained despite Arsenal red-card blunder 24-03-2014 10:20 PM

    Referee Andre Marriner will remain a part of next weekend's Premier League games despite his high-profile gaffe in sending off the wrong Arsenal player at Chelsea on Saturday. Marriner will take charge of Southampton against Newcastle United on Saturday, the Premier League said. The referee caused uproar when he awarded...
  • Mikel Arteta apologises for Arsenal's 6-0 drubbing 24-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has apologised to club and fans for Saturday's 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea and promised that the hurting players will do their best to make amends. Fourth-placed Arsenal, now seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea, are at home to lowly Swansea in the Premier League on Tuesday....
  • Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast 23-03-2014 06:03 PM

    The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix. From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal...
  • Chelsea rout Arsenal 6-0 in Wenger's 1,000th game 22-03-2014 08:28 PM

    London: Chelsea handed Arsene Wenger one his most demoralizing defeats as Arsenal manager as his 1,000th game ended in a 6-0 rout on Saturday, and the referee also endured embarrassment at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea earned their biggest league victory under Jose Mourinho and were up 2-0 after just seven minutes...
  • EPL: Row after referee sends off wrong Arsenal player 22-03-2014 07:41 PM

    London: Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs appears to have been wrongly sent off instead of team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during Saturday's Premier League match at Chelsea. Oxlade-Chamberlain blatantly handled in the penalty area in the 15th minute, deciding to make a diving save to tip away Eden Hazard's shot when Arsenal was...
  • Arsenal squad want Wenger to sign new contract: Vermaelen 22-03-2014 12:14 PM

    London: Arsenal's squad are keen for manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract with the English Premier League title chasers and lead them for many years to come, said captain Thomas Vermaelen. Wenger, 64, takes charge of Arsenal for the 1,000th time on Saturday when they travel to leaders...
  • Mourinho says he admires Arsenal for standing by Wenger 21-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho took another sly dig at Arsene Wenger on Friday while expressing admiration for a rival he dubbed a "specialist in failure" only a month ago. Speaking ahead of Arsenal's visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, when their French manager marks his 1,000th game in charge, Mourinho...
  • Alex Ferguson congratulates Arsene Wenger on managerial milestone 21-03-2014 05:33 PM

    London: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson spoke of his admiration for Arsenal on Friday as he congratulated old foe Arsene Wenger for reaching his 1,000th game in charge. The pair, now friends, had an intense rivalry as managers and did not speak to each other for five years after...
  • Chelsea to host Arsenal in Wenger's 1000th game in charge 21-03-2014 08:46 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho's words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea. There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in...
  • The highs and lows of Arsene Wenger's 1,000 Arsenal games 20-03-2014 09:51 PM

    The highs of Arsene Wenger's 18-year stint as Arsenal manager outweigh the lows, even if the club have failed to win a trophy for nine years. Here is a look at the highlights and low points since he was appointed in 1996: THE HIGHLIGHTS Winning The Double 1997-98 Wenger achieved...
  • Arsenal's Cazorla and Ramsey sign new deals 18-03-2014 11:02 PM

    Arsenal midfielders Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey have signed new contracts, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The club gave no details about the length of the new deals but manager Arsene Wenger told the Arsenal website the pair, along with 17-year-old prospect Gedion Zelalem, had "committed their futures...
  • Arsenal claim 1-0 away win over rivals Tottenham 17-03-2014 12:11 AM

    London: Arsenal kept up the pace in the race for the Premier League title with a 1-0 away win over arch-rival Tottenham on Sunday. Arsenal took full advantage of leader Chelsea's loss to Aston Villa on Saturday, taking the lead inside two minutes when midfielder Tomas Rosicky rifled in an...