Arsenal

  • Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg joins Indian Super League 13 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The much-anticipated Indian Super League has got a further shot in the arm, this time from a Gunner, as Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg signed a deal with the franchise-based event with an aim to give Indian football a taste of English Premier League. "Even though I am retired, when...
  • Arsene Wenger bemoans Arsenal's pre-season tour schedule 18 hours 13 minutes ago

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has echoed the sentiments of new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal in criticising the demands of their pre-season tour. Wenger said it was "impossible" to prepare his squad properly for the upcoming Premier League campaign, which begins on August 16, given the demands of their pre-season...
  • Messi considered move to Arsenal: Spanish media 2 days ago

    Madrid: A leading Spanish website has claimed that Lionel Messi was interested in a transfer to English Premier League club Arsenal before the Argentine star signed an extension with Barcelona in May. The 27-year-old was locked in contract extension talks with the Catalan giants and reportedly bonus payments was a cause...
  • Wenger positive but Walcott will miss start of EPL season 5 days ago

    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott will miss the start of the Premier League season but should be back in full training by the end of August and playing again soon afterwards, manager Arsene Wenger said. The 25-year-old England international ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an FA Cup...
  • Defender Mathieu Debuchy joins Arsenal from Newcastle July 17, 2014

    London: Arsenal have signed Mathieu Debuchy and selling club Newcastle have replaced the defender with Daryl Janmaat. The 28-year-old Debuchy, who was part of France's World Cup squad, joined Arsenal for 12 million pounds ($20.5 million), becoming the London club's second summer transfer window signing after forward Alexis Sanchez. Newcastle reinvested around...
  • EPL: Arsenal sign Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez July 11, 2014

    Arsenal signalled their attacking intent for the looming Premier League season by completing the signing of Chile striker Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona on Thursday. No fee was disclosed but Arsenal are believed to have paid in the region of 35 million pounds ($59.56 million) for the 25-year-old Chile international who...
  • No Arsenal return as Carlos Vela signs new deal at Sociedad June 24, 2014

    Mexican striker Carlos Vela has signed a new four-year deal to remain at Real Sociedad, the La Liga club said, ending speculation over a possible return to Arsenal. The North London club had an option to buy back the 25-year-old, whom they sold to Sociedad in 2012, fuelling rumours that Vela...
  • EPL 2014-15 schedule: Manchester City draw Liverpool at home in 2nd round June 18, 2014

    London: Champions Manchester City begin the defence of their English Premier League title away to Newcastle then face Liverpool at home. Manchester United, with new Dutch manager Louis van Gaal, have a favorable start, playing all three newly promoted sides in their opening five games. United play Chelsea on October 25, before...
  • Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen on his way to Manchester United: report June 16, 2014

    Arsenal skipper Thomas Vermaelen is packing his bags at the Emirates after agreeing a £100,000-a-week deal in principle to move to Old Trafford this summer, The Telegraph has reported. According to the newspaper, new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants to add strength to United's defensive line. However, United will...
  • It's time to leave Arsenal, says Manchester City-bound Sagna June 13, 2014

    Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna, in Brazil with the French World Cup squad, has announced that his seven-year stint at the Premier League club is over. According to media reports, the 31-year-old full back is on the brink of moving to champions Manchester City. "I don't know where to start or even how...
  • Laurent Koscielny urges Arsenal to spend big this summer June 6, 2014

    Clairefontaine: Defender Laurent Koscielny backs coach Arsene Wenger to oversee a new era of success at Arsenal, providing he buys at least four players - including a top-class striker - this summer. Arsenal, who won the FA Cup to end a long trophy drought, led the English Premier League for long...
  • Arsene Wenger signs new three-year deal at Arsenal May 30, 2014

    London: Arsene Wenger signed a new three-year deal to manage Arsenal until 2017, renewing his commitment to the club on Friday after ending a nine-year trophy drought. The new deal was announced by Arsenal to the London Stock Exchange and will take Wenger into his 21st year at the club, where...
  • Swansea sign goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski May 29, 2014

    Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is moving from Arsenal to Swansea after his contract expired at the north London club. The 29-year-old Poland international has signed a four-year deal to stay in the Premier League and become Swansea's first summer signing. Fabianski's seven years at Arsenal ended by playing in the FA Cup...
  • Arsenal celebrate FA Cup win with trophy parade May 18, 2014

    For the tens of thousands Arsenal fans lining the streets of north London on Sunday, it had been a long time coming. After nine years spent desperately waiting for a title, they finally got the chance to celebrate the end of the drought as the Gunners paraded the FA Cup on...
  • Wenger hails Arsenal's Cup win as his most important success May 18, 2014

    London: Arsenal's dramatic Wembley win against Hull City was the most important victory of Arsene Wenger's 18 years in charge, the five-times FA Cup winning manger said on Saturday. Despite winning eight major trophies including three Premier League titles, during his long reign at the club, the Frenchman ranks their 3-2...
  • Arsenal end nine-year title drought with FA Cup win May 18, 2014

    London: Doused in champagne by Arsenal's victorious players, Arsene Wenger was a success again. The nine-year wait for a trophy was over, and the manager, who had felt the pressure of the drought, could finally celebrate on the Wembley Stadium field. For the fifth time in Wenger's 14 years, the Gunners...
  • FA Cup Final: Arsenal seek end to trophy drought May 17, 2014

    When Arsenal beat Manchester United in a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup in 2005, few imagined that Arsene Wenger's team would still be waiting for its next piece of silverware nine years later. Yet that is the situation facing Arsenal ahead of their latest opportunity to end the trophy...
  • Arsene Wenger under pressure like never before in FA Cup final May 16, 2014

    During Arsene Wenger's most successful period as manager of Arsenal, the FA Cup final became a regular date in the club's diary. From 1998 onwards they played in English football's showpiece five times in eight seasons, winning four of those games. Yet since the last success, a lucky one on penalties after...
  • FA Cup win could spark success for Arsenal and Wenger May 16, 2014

    The pressure is all on Arsenal ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final against Hull City, but if they can end their nine-year trophy drought then good times lie ahead with Arsene Wenger at the helm, former midfielder Ray Parlour has told Reuters. The future of the French manager has been called...
  • FA Cup win could be catalyst for Arsenal, says Thomas Vermaelen May 15, 2014

    Victory in the FA Cup final could prove to be a catalyst for a new era of Arsenal success, Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen said on Thursday. Arsenal have not won a trophy for nine years and none of the current squad have experienced bringing silverware to the north London club, something...
  • Norwich relegated after 2-0 loss to Arsenal in Premier League May 11, 2014

    England: Aaron Ramsey scored a superb goal as Norwich bowed out of the Premier League with a 2-0 home loss against Arsenal on the final day of the season. Norwich had a minuscule chance to avoid relegation but needed a big win over the Gunners on Sunday and fourth-bottom West Bromwich...
  • Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny signs new deal May 9, 2014

    London: Laurent Koscielny has committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new contract with the Premier League club. The 28-year-old France defender has played 163 times for the north London club in the four years since leaving French side Lorient. Manager Arsene Wenger says "Laurent has proven himself to be an...
  • EPL: Arsene Wenger says he'll be back at Arsenal next season May 4, 2014

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted on Sunday that he'll be back for another season at the club, ending speculation that he might leave after nearly 18 years at the helm. Wenger is yet to sign a new contract, with his current deal expiring after this campaign, and was asked after a...
  • EPL: Arsenal seal Champions League berth after 1-0 win over West Bromwich May 4, 2014

    London: Olivier Giroud scored in the first half to give Arsenal a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Sunday, leaving the Baggies uncertain of their status in the top flight. Giroud headed home at the near post in the 14th minute, getting in front of Craig...
  • EPL: Arsene Wenger left to rue injuries, settles for fourth May 2, 2014

    Arsenal could secure a top-four finish and the chance of Champions League football for the 17th successive season on Saturday without kicking a ball, but coach Arsene Wenger was left ruing what might have been on Friday. Arsenal will be assured of finishing fourth in the Premier League before their home...
  • EPL: Arsenal beat Newcastle United 3-0 to tighten grip on fourth place April 29, 2014

    Arsenal took a big step to securing their place in the Champions League for a 17th consecutive season after a comfortable 3-0 home win against an increasingly woeful Newcastle United on Monday. With two Premier League games remaining, Arsenal have 73 points, four clear of fifth-placed Everton who lost 2-0 at...
  • Arsene Wenger feels sorry for 'sacked' David Moyes April 25, 2014

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the quality of managers and coaches will diminish in future if sackings continue at the present rate. He told reporters at the club's training ground on Friday that new talent would be deterred from coming into the profession because there was so little security. Speaking...
  • Wilshere will be back and polished for World Cup: Arsene Wenger April 21, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere should be fit to return for the FA Cup final against Hull City next month and "just polished" enough to make England's World Cup squad, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Wilshere has not played since suffering a foot fracture playing for Roy Hodgson's England in their 1-0...
  • Lukas Podolski strikes twice as Arsenal glide past Hull April 20, 2014

    England: Lukas Podolski scored two goals for the second straight match as Arsenal beat Hull 3-0 on Sunday to move a step closer to securing the final Champions League place in the Premier League. Arsenal's finishing was clinical at the KC Stadium, with Aaron Ramsey setting the visitors on their way...
  • Szczesny eyes more ugly wins for Arsenal in battle for fourth spot April 17, 2014

    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 3-0...