Giroud

  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Olivier Giroud double sends Arsenal into FA Cup semis 08-03-2014 08:39 PM

    London: A rejuvenated Mesut Ozil put Arsenal on the path to an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley though Arsene Wenger and Everton manager Roberto Martinez agreed after the home side's 4-1 win on Saturday the match had hinged on a miss by Ross Barkley. Barkley, the most impressive player in...
  • Arsenal cruise past Sunderland with 4-1 win; West Ham beat Southampton 3-1 22-02-2014 10:55 PM

    London: Arsenal cruised past Sunderland with a 4-1 win on Saturday to keep pace in the Premier League title race, with goals from Olivier Giroud, Tomas Rosicky and Laurent Koscielny. Giroud opened the scoring in the fifth minute with a first-time finish past Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone. Giroud struck again...
  • Arsenal held 2-2 by Southampton in Premier League 29-01-2014 08:25 AM

    England: Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Tuesday, leaving the door open for one of their rivals to seize the Premier League lead. Arsenal recovered from a goal down after being thoroughly outplayed in the first-half to go up 2-1 thanks to quick goals by Olivier...
  • Arsenal survive late scare at Villa to go top 14-01-2014 08:24 AM

    London: Arsenal survived a late scare to regain top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Aston Villa on Monday, both their goals arriving in the space of a minute in the first half. England midfielder Jack Wilshere opened the scoring after 34 minutes with an accurate...
  • Giroud fit for Arsenal but Wenger still seeks new striker 13-01-2014 08:58 AM

    London: Arsenal manger Arsene Wenger remains on the hunt for striking options for his injury-hit squad despite being boosted by the return of forward Olivier Giroud for Monday's English Premier League clash at Aston Villa. Giroud has not played for title chasing Arsenal since scoring in their 1-0 win at...
  • Arsenal facing striker crisis ahead of Spurs FA Cup tie 02-01-2014 09:16 AM

    London: Arsenal are facing a crisis in attack ahead of Saturday's FA Cup tie against rivals Tottenham Hotspur with Nicklas Bendtner injuring his ankle scoring in the 2-0 Premier League win over Cardiff City on Wednesday. The Dane replaced the unimpressive Lukas Podolski in the second half but, having made...
  • Ozil, Ramsey, Giroud and Gibbs out for Arsenal against Cardiff 31-12-2013 06:26 PM

    London: Premier League leaders Arsenal will be without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, defender Kieran Gibbs and striker Olivier Giroud for the home game with Cardiff City on Wednesday, manager Arsene Wenger said. Arsenal go into the match with a one-point lead over Manchester City and Wenger said he...
  • Arsenal beat Newcastle 1-0 to regain top spot in Premier League 29-12-2013 09:11 PM

    England: Olivier Giroud ensured that Arsenal will finish the year at the top of the Premier League standings by scoring the winner for the Gunners in a 1-0 win at Newcastle on Sunday. The France striker ended a run of seven matches without a goal when he broke the deadlock...
  • Arsenal hail Olivier Giroud for forcing Boruc calamity 24-11-2013 12:30 PM

    London: Manager Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud's fighting spirit after the France striker scored both goals in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Southampton on Saturday and forced visiting goalkeeper Artur Boruc into a dreadful blunder. The Premier League leaders were being held in check by Southampton, third at the start of...
  • Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 to move four points clear at the top 23-11-2013 10:39 PM

    London: Surprise package Southampton were brought back down to earth by Arsenal as the Gunners provisionally extended their Premier League lead to four points with a 2-0 win over the Saints and Liverpool were held to a 3-3 draw at Everton in a pulsating Merseyside derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger's...
  • 5 reasons why Manchester United can beat Arsenal 09-11-2013 04:56 PM

    With the mouth-watering clash between champions Manchester United and table-toppers Arsenal round the corner, we present five reasons how the Red Devils can beat the in-form Gunners. 1. Strike force: At the beginning of the summer David Moyes, holding on to Wayne Rooney like a comfort blanket said, that he...
  • Olivier Giroud gives Arsenal 1-0 derby win over Tottenham 01-09-2013 10:48 PM

    London: Olivier Giroud settled the first north London derby of the season on Sunday as Arsenal asserted their supremacy over Tottenham on the pitch with a 1-0 victory despite months of lavish spending by their neighbour. Giroud turned the ball into the net from Theo Walcott's cross in the 23rd...
  • Podolski scores a brace as Arsenal beat Fulham 3-1 24-08-2013 07:26 PM

    London: Germany striker Lukas Podolski scored a brace and Olivier Giroud grabbed his third goal in as many games as Arsenal recovered from their poor start to the Premier League season with a 3-1 win at London rivals Fulham on Saturday. Arsene Wenger's team bounced back from a home defeat...
  • Arsenal suffer shock defeat against Aston Villa in opener 17-08-2013 09:25 PM

    London: Christian Benteke scored from two penalties on Saturday as Aston Villa stunned Arsenal 3-1 at Emirates Stadium in their Premier League opener to increase the pressure on manager Arsene Wenger to spend big in the waning days of the transfer market. Arsenal had a perfect start when Olivier Giroud...
  • Arsenal draw 2-2 with Napoli in Emirates Cup 04-08-2013 09:52 AM

    London: A late header by Laurent Koscielny capped a spirited comeback for Arsenal as they drew 2-2 against Napoli before a home crowd at the Emirates Cup on Saturday. Earlier, Galatasaray beat FC Porto 1-0 to take a lead in the two-day pre-season tournament. Arsenal were down 2-0 at half-time...
  • Arsenal beat Nagoya 3-1 in preseason friendly 22-07-2013 06:21 PM

    Toyota: Olivier Giroud and Ryo Miyaichi scored in the first half to lead Arsenal to a 3-1 preseason win over Japan's Nagoya Grampus on Monday. Giroud beat Nagoya goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki just three minutes in, converting a cross from Tomas Rosicky to give the visitors an early lead. Giroud was...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 08-07-2013 08:40 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Bayern Munich agree to sell Mario Gomez to Fiorentina Bayern Munich have agreed to sell Germany striker Mario Gomez to Italian club Fiorentina. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz...
  • Schalke battle back to draw 2-2 with Arsenal 07-11-2012 02:50 AM

    Gelsenkirchens: Schalke fought back from a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday and stay top of Group B in the Champions League. Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud scored inside the first 30 minutes to put Arsenal ahead. But a goal from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in first-half...
  • Arsenal struggling with lack of quality players 25-10-2012 06:35 PM

    London: For Arsenal it seemed their chickens came home to roost as their proud record of never having lost to foreign opposition at the Emirates Stadium ended with a whimper on Wednesday. Their 2-0 defeat by Schalke 04 may not prove terminal to their hopes of reaching the last 16...