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  • Arsene Wenger proud as Arsenal keep winning streak going 1 week ago

    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...
  • Arsenal, Everton and Stoke City to play in Asia trophy March 11, 2015

    Singapore: Arsenal, Everton and Stoke City have all agreed to play in this year's Asia Trophy in Singapore in preparation for the 2015-2016 Premier League season. The three English teams will be joined by a Singapore Select XI for the mid-July knock-out tournament at Singapore's new 55,000-seat National Stadium. "We are very...
  • FA Cup exit adds to Manchester United's post-Ferguson agony March 10, 2015

    Few Manchester United fans thought life after Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford would be easy but fewer would have imagined the possibility of a second successive season without any silverware and devoid of Champions League football. Monday's 2-1 home defeat by Arsenal, which eliminated United from the FA Cup, means United...
  • Danny Welbeck scores winner as Arsenal sink Manchester United 2-1 in FA Cup March 10, 2015

    Discarded striker Danny Welbeck returned to demolish Manchester United's hopes of silverware by netting the winner in Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final victory at Old Trafford on Monday. England international Welbeck, who joined the Londoners in September after his United career stalled, pounced on a horrendous back pass by Antonio Valencia...
  • FA Cup: Arsene Wenger still haunted by Giggs wonder goal March 8, 2015

    London: Arsenal's FA Cup quarter-final at Manchester United on Monday will revive bitter memories for manager Arsene Wenger who says he is still spooked by a Ryan Giggs wonder goal in 1999. Giggs scored one of the most memorable goals ever in the competition's long history when he weaved his way...
  • Danny Welbeck criticism wide of the mark, says Wenger March 6, 2015

    Striker Danny Welbeck is playing an important role in Arsenal's season despite being moved into an unpreferred wide role, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal face Welbeck's former club Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Monday and the England international is again likely to be shunted out to...
  • Arsenal beat struggling Queens Park Rangers 2-1 to stay 3rd in EPL March 5, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez guided Arsenal to a 2-1 victory at Premier League struggler Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday. Giroud's fifth goal in as many games came in the 64th minute before Sanchez ended a seven-game drought. "It's good because when you don't score for seven or eight games it...
  • Race for Champions league spots heat up in Premier League March 4, 2015

    Manchester: Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United's history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain their status as England's top team. So far, they aren't living up to their price tags - and...
  • EPL: Giroud bounces back to score as Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 March 1, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud bounced back from a wretched midweek performance in the Champions League to set Arsenal on their way to a 2-0 win over Everton that trimmed the gap to second-place Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. The France striker, who missed several chances and was substituted early...
  • EPL: Arsenal need 'strong response' against Everton, says Arsene Wenger February 27, 2015

    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 February 26, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 21, 2015

    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...