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  • EPL: Chelsea close in on title after goalless draw against Arsenal 9 hours 22 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea's pursuit of the Premier League trophy will go into May after the runaway leaders drew 0-0 at Arsenal on Sunday with a cautious, ultra-defensive display. By protecting a 10-point lead over Manchester City and Arsenal, Chelsea can secure their first title in five years by beating Leicester on Wednesday...
  • EPL: Arsenal look to delay Chelsea's title coronation 2 days ago

    Manchester: With Chelsea holding a 10-point lead in the Premier League with six games left, it's surely no longer a question of whether the team will win the title. To many, it's about when it will happen. Beat Arsenal on Sunday in a match between the league's top two teams and Chelsea...
  • Arsene Wenger not worried by poor record against Jose Mourinho 3 days ago

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is ready to put an end to his winless run against Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the Premier League leaders visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday in a top-of-the-table clash. Leaders Chelsea are 10 points clear of second-placed Arsenal with six games remaining this season but Wenger,...
  • Aston Villa charged following fans' pitch invasion 5 days ago

    London: Aston Villa have been charged for failing to control their fans following a pitch invasion after the FA Cup quarter-final against West Bromwich Albion. "It is alleged that Villa failed to ensure that no spectators or unauthorised persons were permitted to encroach onto the pitch in relation to their sixth-round...
  • Arsene Wenger's joy after 'lucky' Arsenal reach FA Cup final 1 week ago

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger conceded luck played a big part in deciding Saturday's FA Cup semi-final after 120 minutes against a Reading outfit fuelled with "ready to die" resilience. Few predicted the Championship side would put up much of a fight on Wembley's wide pitch that seemed perfectly-suited to Arsenal's mesmeric...
  • Arsenal return to FA Cup final with 2-1 win over Reading April 19, 2015

    London: Alexis Sanchez sent Arsenal back into the FA Cup final, scoring his second goal of the semifinal in extra time Saturday to secure a 2-1 win over Reading at Wembley. Sanchez decided the game for the defending champions in the 105th minute thanks to a goalkeeping blunder, as he cut...
  • Aaron Ramsey not giving up on Arsenal double hopes just yet April 18, 2015

    The prospect of Arsenal winning an FA Cup and Premier League double may be remote but, while it is still mathematically possible, midfielder Aaron Ramsey is not giving up hope. Ramsey secured a place in the club's history books when he scored the winner in last season's 3-2 FA Cup final...
  • Arsenal won't be caught napping by Reading, says Arsene Wenger April 16, 2015

    London: Holders Arsenal are unlikely to start slowly against Championship side Reading in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday having learned the lessons from a year ago at the same stage against Wigan Athletic. Like Reading, Wigan were also in the second tier having been relegated from the Premier...
  • Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona April 16, 2015

    Maximiliano Romero wants to emulate the career of Diego Maradona and become a penalty box predator like Radamel Falcao, the Argentine 16-year-old who is coveted by Arsenal told Reuters on Wednesday. The quicksilver Romero hopes to play for Arsenal in the Premier League if talks with his club Velez Sarsfield can...
  • Arsenal's winning streak surprises Arsene Wenger April 14, 2015

    Arsenal's eight-match winning streak in the Premier League has taken even manager Arsene Wenger by surprise, according to the Frenchman whose side retain an outside chance of winning the title. "I always hope to get the best out of my team, but no manager in the world if he is serious...
  • Arsenal CEO 'not happy' with season, top 4 to become harder April 12, 2015

    Burnley: With the major honors set to elude Arsenal again, chief executive Ivan Gazidis says he is "not happy." And Gazidis fears Arsenal will find it harder in future just to maintain its perennial place in the top four Champions League qualification places due to a surge in television cash. Gazidis says...
  • Arsenal beat Burnley to close gap on league leaders Chelsea April 11, 2015

    Burnley: Aaron Ramey maintained Arsenal's late-season charge by clinching a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Burnley on Saturday, an eighth successive victory that keeps the team's faint title hopes alive. No other team has enjoyed such a winning run in the league this season, but earlier inconsistency has proved costly for Arsene...
  • In-form Arsenal hope to gun down Chelsea, says Arsene Wenger April 9, 2015

    London: Arsenal are still playing catch-up to Chelsea but the in-from Gunners will be ready to pounce if the leaders suffer from some end of season yips, manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. Arsenal are riding high in the Premier League and have shot up to second with 63 points from...
  • English Premier League serves up six of the best goals in one weekend April 6, 2015

    London: Normally the candidates for goal of the season are spread throughout the 10 months of the campaign, but this weekend's Premier League matches produced six memorable strikes in little over 24 hours. Whether Charlie Adam's 66 yard (60 metres) goal for Stoke City against Chelsea was the pick of the...
  • Arsenal overwhelm listless Liverpool with 4-1 league win April 4, 2015

    London: Arsenal produced a three-goal burst in eight minutes on Saturday to beat Liverpool 4-1, making Champions League qualification look increasingly likely for the London club and keeping their faint title hopes alive. The gulf between the sides was exposed in a commanding first-half by Arsenal which ended with Hector Bellerin,...
  • Arsenal deserve to win Premier League title: Robert Pires April 4, 2015

    London: Football great Robert Pires on Saturday said his former club Arsenal deserve to be the Premier League champions this season but feels there will be regrets towards the end of the campaign. It has been 11 years since Arsene Wenger led Arsenal to his third Premier League title. But the...
  • Wenger, Giroud awards lift Arsenal ahead of Liverpool game April 3, 2015

    London: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and striker Olivier Giroud were named the Premier League manager and player of the month on Friday in a double boost a day before they host Liverpool in a potentially decisive game. Arsenal's superb run of six straight league wins in the run-up to the international...
  • Greg Dyke's reform could work if clubs are brave enough: Arsene Wenger April 2, 2015

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger backs FA chairman Greg Dyke's plans to improve the England team but says Premier League clubs must show more faith integrating young players despite the pressure to succeed being so high. Dyke has proposed changes to the home grown player rule in English soccer to help more...
  • Arsenal awaiting decision on Chelsea keeper Petr Cech April 1, 2015

    London: English Premier League (EPL) side Arsenal are awaiting clarification regarding Petr Cech's future before making a move for the Chelsea goalkeeper. The Czech Republic international is set to leave Chelsea this summer, with the club now prepared to part with the keeper -- but only for 10 million pounds or...
  • Arsene Wenger proud as Arsenal keep winning streak going March 22, 2015

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was proud of his players after they stayed hot on the heels of second-placed Manchester City with a 2-1 Premier League win at Newcastle United on Saturday. After the heartache of a midweek Champions League exit to Monaco, despite a valiant 2-0 win on the...
  • Arsenal beat Newcastle 2-1 in Premier League March 21, 2015

    Newcastle: Olivier Giroud scored twice in the first half and Arsenal hung on for a 2-1 win at Newcastle on Saturday to stay in control of third place in the Premier League. Giroud scored from two set pieces, getting his knee on the ball to deflect it into the net in...
  • Arsene Wenger joins Blatter in calling for change to away goals rule March 19, 2015

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday the away goals rule should be changed following his club's defeat to AS Monaco in the Champions League under the rule after the teams finished level at 3-3 over the two legs. Wenger is not the first to call for the rule to...
  • 'Snubbed' Monaco had last laugh against Arsenal: Leonardo Jardim March 18, 2015

    As Monaco had the last laugh in their Champions League last 16 tie against Arsenal on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 side surviving a shaky second leg performance to eliminate a team they felt had shown them little respect. Monaco beat Arsenal 3-1 in London three weeks ago before losing 2-0 at...
  • Champions League: Monaco fortunate to eliminate Arsenal, says Wenger March 18, 2015

    Monaco were fortunate to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday after his team's 2-0 win at Louis II failed to overturn their first-leg defeat. Monaco won 3-1 in London three weeks ago but were overwhelmed by a dominant Arsenal side in the...
  • Monaco reach Champions League quarters despite 2-0 loss to Arsenal March 18, 2015

    Monaco withstood Arsenal's onslaught to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League despite a 2-0 home defeat on Tuesday, advancing on the away goals rule after drawing 3-3 on aggregate. Following a 3-1 humiliating defeat at the Emirates two weeks ago in the first leg of the last 16, Arsenal needed...
  • Reading win replay to book FA Cup semi-final with Arsenal March 17, 2015

    Second-tier Reading booked an FA Cup semi-final meeting with holders Arsenal at Wembley after brushing aside 10-man Bradford City 3-0 in their replay on Monday. After the first game failed to yield a goal, Reading roared into a 2-0 lead inside the opening 10 minutes at the Madejski stadium. Hal Robson-Kanu headed...
  • Champions League: Arsenal travel to Monaco with renewed confidence March 17, 2015

    Arsenal were on the floor after losing 3-1 to Monaco last month but the Londoners have rebuilt confidence enough to believe they can overturn their Champions League deficit in Tuesday's return match. Since being beaten in the last-16 first leg at The Emirates, the Gunners have bounced back by knocking Manchester...
  • EPL: Giroud scores, assists in Arsenal's 3-0 win over West Ham March 14, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud scored for the fourth straight Premier League game and set up another goal in Arsenal's 3-0 win over West Ham on Saturday. A fifth successive league victory cemented third place for Arsenal in the standings and put the team in good heart for their Champions League last-16 match...
  • Manchester United fan commits suicide after loss against Arsenal March 14, 2015

    A Manchester United supporter committed suicide after the Red Devils' 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Arsenal on Monday. According to reports, the man was very confident that the Red Devils will humiliate Arsenal in the cup clash, but goals from Nacho Monreal and former United player Danny Welbeck sealed...
  • Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain out for up to four weeks March 13, 2015

    London: Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be out for up to four weeks due to a hamstring injury, the English Premier League manager Arsene Wenger confirmed on Friday. The sideline will also force Oxlade-Chamberlain, who recently returned to the Arsenal team, to miss two upcoming England games, reports Xinhua. The 21-year-old midfielder...