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  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere ruled out for three months 18 hours 58 minutes ago

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for three months after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 22-year-old England international damaged ligaments during the league match against Manchester United on Saturday. "Everyone at the club wishes Jack a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing...
  • Champions League: Arsene Wenger proud of Arsenal but says they can do better Yesterday

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was proud his side had reached the knockout rounds of the Champions league for the 15th straight season on Wednesday but said they now needed to make a real impact in the competition. In the eight seasons since they lost the 2006 final to Barcelona, Arsenal...
  • Arsenal reach 15th straight Champions League knockout round Yesterday

    Arsenal reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 15th straight season with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, and Liverpool put itself in position to advance if it wins at home over Basel next month. Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal...
  • Champions League: Yaya Sanogo, Alexis Sanchez score as Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Yesterday

    Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal on Wednesday to help the London club beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 and qualify for the Champions League knockout phase for the 15th successive season. The 21-year-old striker, who has floundered since joining from his native France, netted only two minutes into...
  • Arsene Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around, says Aaron Ramsey Yesterday

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is adamant Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead the club and believes the Frenchman should not be perturbed by criticism from the club's second-largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov. Russian billionaire Usmanov has voiced his concerns over Arsenal's worst start to a Premier League season after...
  • Champions League: Problems growing for Dortmund as they face Arsenal; Galatasaray take on Anderlecht 2 days ago

    London: Struggling at home but excelling in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund are headed to Arsenal on Wednesday. Dortmund, who have already qualified for the second round, will travel to London without forward Marco Reus, who is out with an ankle injury. Reus was hurt in the 2-2 draw with Paderborn...
  • Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud to miss remaining Champions League matches 3 days ago

    London: Olivier Giroud will miss both of Arsenal's remaining UEFA Champions League group matches after the club kept him out of the squad, acting on medical reports that suggested he would be unavailable until January. Giroud injured his ankle August 23 and was not expected to return until January, after all...
  • Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-1 to climb into the top four 5 days ago

    London: Manchester United benefited from an own goal and then a late strike by Wayne Rooney to beat Arsenal 2-1 on Saturday and climb into the top four in the Premier League. Kieran Gibbs' own goal came in the 56th minute when a pair of United crosses created panic in Arsenal's...
  • Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal 6 days ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will delve into the depths of his squad for the visit to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as an injury crisis engulfs Old Trafford. So often it has been Arsene Wenger cursing his luck after key players have been crocked ahead of big...
  • Oliver Giroud faces fight to get back into Arsenal team, says Wenger 6 days ago

    France international Olivier Giroud faces a fight to get back into the Arsenal team after recovering from a broken leg, manager Arsene Wenger said on the eve of Saturday's mouth-watering Premier League clash with Manchester United. Giroud, who has been out since breaking his leg against Everton on Aug. 23, has...
  • Olivier Giroud fit for Arsenal after three months with broken leg 1 week ago

    London: France striker Olivier Giroud is fit after three months out with a broken leg and could make his return for Arsenal in the Premier League match against Manchester United on Saturday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Giroud has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from a small break to his tibia during...
  • Arsenal's Ozil ruled out for another seven weeks November 13, 2014

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will not be fit until the new year at the earliest, he said on Thursday. The German international suffered a knee ligament injury early in October and had hoped to be back by Christmas. "I have already been out for five weeks and will be out for another...
  • Arsene Wenger to be given cash pie in January window November 11, 2014

    London: Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be handed 20 million pounds in the January transfer window to help resurrect the English football club's faltering season. According to Daily Mail, Wenger will prioritise bringing in a central defender in January. Arsenal also have to think about signing a strong defensive midfielder with...
  • Arsene Wenger has no case for defence after Arsenal defeat November 10, 2014

    London: It was an all too familiar sight for Arsene Wenger as Arsenal threw away a lead to lose 2-1 at Swansea City on Sunday and the Frenchman acknowledged his flaky team are becoming a cause for concern. It may only have been their second Premier League defeat of the season...
  • Gritty Swansea stun Arsenal 2-1 in Premier League November 9, 2014

    Swansea scored twice in less than three minutes to rally to a 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, with substitute Bafetimbi Gomis grabbing the winner with one of his first touches. A listless game played in driving rain in south Wales was illuminated by Alexis Sanchez's close-range...
  • Aaron Ramsey must focus on the basics, says Arsene Wenger November 7, 2014

    London: Under-fire Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will return to the top of his game as long as the Welshman "keeps his priorities right", manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. The 23-year-old was Arsenal's best midfielder last term, bagging 16 goals in all competitions despite being plagued by niggling injuries, and named...
  • Arsene Wenger slams Arsenal's defending after capitulation November 5, 2014

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slammed his side's defending after watching Anderlecht claw their way back from three goals down to earn a 3-3 draw in Champions League Group D on Tuesday. The hosts were 3-0 ahead inside the hour and apparently cruising into the last 16 of the competition for a...
  • Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund advance in Champions League November 5, 2014

    Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 on Karim Benzema's 27th-minute goal on Tuesday night to advance to the knockout phase of the Champions League along with Borussia Dortmund, and Arsenal wasted a three-goal lead at home in a 3-3 tie against Anderlecht. Real improved to 4-0 in Group B as Cristiano Ronaldo...
  • Champions League: Arsenal throw away three-goal lead to draw 3-3 against Anderlecht November 5, 2014

    A remarkable late collapse scuppered Arsenal's hopes of qualifying early for the Champions League last 16 as Aleksandar Mitrovic's 90th-minute goal earned Anderlecht a deserving 3-3 draw in Group D on Tuesday. A win would have ensured a place in the knockout rounds for the 15th season in succession and Arsenal...
  • Champions League: Dortmund, Arsenal on verge of advancing in Group D November 4, 2014

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund can qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League if they beat Galatasaray in Group D on Tuesday. Then they can focus on staving off relegation in the Bundesliga. Arsenal, too, will be assured of advancing if they beat Anderlecht at home and Dortmund defeats - or...
  • Sickness bug rules Arsenal's Jack Wilshere out of Anderlecht game November 3, 2014

    London: Midfielder Jack Wilshere will miss Arsenal's Champions League match with Anderlecht on Tuesday because he has picked up a sickness bug and is not well enough to play, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Monday. Wilshere was absent for only the second time this season when Arsenal beat Burnley 3-0...
  • Theo Walcott return a welcome boost for Arsenal November 3, 2014

    London: Arsenal got more than three points and three goals in their 3-0 Premier League win over Burnley on Saturday - they also got Theo Walcott back after 10 months out with a cruciate ligament injury. The England winger came on for the last 10 minutes for his first appearance since...
  • Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal beat Burnley 3-0 November 1, 2014

    London: A second-half double from Alexis Sanchez and a first goal for Calum Chambers handed Arsenal a 3-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday in the Premier League. Burnley frustrated Arsenal for much of the game but Sanchez broke the deadlock on 70 minutes, heading Chambers' cross beyond goalkeeper Tom Heaton. Chambers then...
  • European strikers have gone soft, says Arsene Wenger November 1, 2014

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes European forwards have gone soft and says the majority of the world's elite strikers now hail from South America. The Frenchman cited the demise of street football, which is still prevalent in South America, as the root of the issue. "If you look across Europe and...
  • Arsenal can still win Premier League, says Arsene Wenger October 31, 2014

    London: Arsenal are still in contention for the Premier League title and it is too soon to say that leaders Chelsea can go through the season undefeated, manager Arsene Wenger told a news conference on Friday. Wenger's so-called "Invincibles" team achieved that feat over 38 league games in 2003-04, but he...
  • Arsene Wenger hails 'super' Sanchez after Chilean sinks Sunderland October 26, 2014

    Alexis Sanchez was presented with two of the easiest goals he will ever score but it did not stop Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger purring about his striker's "super quality" after the Chilean's match-winning double against Sunderland on Saturday. Sanchez cashed in on two dreadful mistakes from defender Wes Brown and goalkeeper...
  • Alexis Sanchez brace powers Arsenal to a 2-0 win over Sunderland October 25, 2014

    Arsenal won their first Premier League match in over a month on Saturday, beating Sunderland 2-0 with a brace from Alexis Sanchez after a pair of defensive errors. Sanchez scored in the 30th minute after a mistake from Sunderland center back Wes Brown, who scuffed an attempted back pass to goalkeeper...
  • Manchester United, Arsenal eye Brazil defender Mario Fernandes October 25, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United and Arsenal are eyeing Brazilian defender Mario Fernandes. Fernandes' club CSKA Moscow is understood to have placed a 20 million-pound price tag on the 24-year-old center-half, who can also play at right-back, reports Xinhua. "CSKA is always open to offers, but the...
  • Champions League: Arsenal victory papers over the cracks October 23, 2014

    London: Arsenal's dramatic 2-1 Champions League win against Anderlecht on Wednesday rescued three valuable points but the victory only served to paper over the ever-widening cracks. Defender Kieran Gibbs and substitute forward Lukas Podolski scored in the final two minutes to dress up what had been another exceedingly underwhelming and lethargic...
  • Champions League: Arsenal beat Anderlecht 2-1 to stay 2nd in group October 23, 2014

    Brussels: Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski scored in the final minutes to give Arsenal 2-1 victory over Anderlecht and a thrilling Champions League birthday present for manager Arsene Wenger. With defeat seeming assured, Gibbs brought Arsenal back into the game in the 89th minute with a low volley. Podolski followed up...