Republik Of Mancunia
- Fri Dec 1 11:07 PM
During his press conference ahead of Manchester United’s game against Arsenal, Jose Mourinho was asked about Pep Guardiola’s bizarre behaviour on Wednesday night. Following Manchester City’s late win over Southampton, Guardiola charged on to the pitch and started shouting at Nathan Redmond. He wr...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Fri Dec 1 10:51 PM
Ahead of Manchester United’s game against Arsenal on Saturday, Jose Mourinho was asked whether he was surprised that Mesut Ozil has been allowed to run down his contract to the final year, meaning he can leave for free next summer. Mourinho claims he’s not surprised as this is the right of footba...
- Fri Dec 1 9:46 PM
Arseblog note: Due to circumstances beyond my control, last week’s post Sp*rs review was not posted. Thus, this week is a double header, starting with the most current and then onto the glorious fisting of that lot. This week An ancestor of mine, William the Conqueror, waged a series of campaigns...
- Fri Dec 1 7:57 PM
“Arsene Wenger” (CC BY 2.0) by Ronnie Macdonald Arsenal may not have won the Premier League title since 2004 and are unlikely to clinch it this season, but the Gunners have an enviable
- Fri Dec 1 6:41 PM
The biggest game of this weekend’s Premier League action comes from the Emirates Stadium where Arsenal host Manchester United in Saturday’s evening kickoff. Prior to the game, Jose Mourinho has been speaking to the press and given a team news… Continue Reading →
Three and in
- Fri Dec 1 5:22 PM
According to Sky Sports, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will not be leaving the club in January. The Arsenal boss has reassured fans who feared both Sanchez and Ozil would be on their way out in the January transfer window. Both players are out of a c...
- Fri Dec 1 4:43 PM
If you lived in the James Rosskade in the 70’s you probably saw a young man who night after night would kick a ball off a wall. You might watch for five minutes or so before getting bored. Bored of…
- Fri Dec 1 3:08 PM
Arsenal v Manchester United - Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/12/2017 15:08:55 Two giants of the English game, Arsenal and Manchester United, go head-to-head this Saturday tea-time, at the Emirates Stadium.
- Fri Dec 1 2:52 PM
Arsenal v Manchester United Managerial Chit-Chat Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/12/2017 14:52:31 Both Wenger and Mourinho expect their sides to attack!
- Fri Dec 1 2:36 PM
Arsenal v Manchester United - Early Team-News Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/12/2017 14:36:29 This weekend, Manchester United are on the road again, after a midweek fixture against Watford, Jose Mourinho`s side take on Arsenal, at the Emirates Stadium.
- Fri Dec 1 1:11 PM
Turan Linked to Arsenal Player Swap Deal Vitalfootball: Barca: 01/12/2017 12:57:49 The future of the Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan, has generated column inches in the media this morning.
- Fri Dec 1 12:30 PM
Two of the top five teams in the English Premier League collide this weekend as Manchester United visits Arsenal in the highlight matchup on the betting slate. Arsenal has lost only one time in its last six matches against Manchester United holding a 3-1-2 edge in the head-to-head series over tha...
- Fri Dec 1 12:25 PM
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- Fri Dec 1 12:00 PM
Manchester United will be looking for three points from their trip to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening to keep the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City. Jose Mourinho’s side are coming off the back of a 4-2 win… Continue Reading →
- Fri Dec 1 11:54 AM
Arsenal and Leicester on alert as £36m midfielder is banished from training - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Diario AS via talkSPORT, Arsenal and Leicester City could make an approach for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, with the French international being made to train alone...
- Fri Dec 1 11:48 AM
Arsenal v Manchester United - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/12/2017 11:48:57 An away game at Watford, where Manchester United took the three points on offer winning 4-2, is quickly followed by a trip to the Emirates Stadium to take on Arsenal.
- Fri Dec 1 11:07 AM
Seeing some of the lovely goals Arsenal got the other night reminded me of how good they were when wenger was at his peak. His reputation has taken a battering in recent years, so for the sake of the thread let's pretend his frugal nature wasn't a lot of his own problem, But let's say around 2012...
- Fri Dec 1 10:58 AM
Arsenal and Manchester City battling to sign £30m Premier League defender in January - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Telegraph, Arsenal and Manchester City will battle to sign Jonny Evans in January. The two Premier League sides made an approach for Evans in the summer, but...
- Fri Dec 1 7:42 AM
Welcome to Friday folks, and it’s been quite an interesting week all things considered. Since Sunday we’ve won a tough away game in fun fashion – fun for us that is, not for the opposition; we racked up another three points and improved our goal difference considerably with a 5-0 win over Hudders...
- Fri Dec 1 6:56 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show I’m joined by Philippe Auclair to discuss the 5-0 win over Huddersfield, the beauty of Arsenal’s goals, and Mesut Ozil’s contribution, before we move on to the recent appointments of Raul Sanllehi as ‘Head of Fo...
- Fri Dec 1 5:45 AM
3-5-2 v Arsenal: Injury crisis for Mourinho, 4 key Man Utd stars ruled out of tomorrow's game; Team News & Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal vs Manchester United English Premier League 2017/18 2nd December, 17:30 pm BST Emirates, London Live Stream: Watch Arsenal vs Manche...
- Fri Dec 1 12:45 AM
London (AFP) – When Arsenal face Manchester United in a crucial Premier League clash on Saturday, the antics of the two sworn enemies on the touchline will take up as much attention as the actual match. It was ever thus when Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and United manager Jose Mourinho lock horns....
- Thu Nov 30 10:17 PM
Premier League International Cup Arsenal U23s 0 Reading U23s 0 By Jeorge Bird @Meadow Park Despite coming close to scoring on several occasions, Arsenal U23s had to settle for a point against Reading tonight in their second Premier League International Cup fixture. The young Gunners had to work e...
- Thu Nov 30 7:18 PM
Sorry, I don’t have as much time this morning as I should have. I am a bit distracted at the moment and I lost an hour just looking at posts on Facebook and Twitter. We should talk about that some…
- Thu Nov 30 5:43 PM
One of the potential upsides for the remainder of Arsenal’s season is that the Alexis, Özil and Lacazette partnership has not had an opportunity to entirely gel. Injury and tactical tinkering has kept the triumvirate apart and all three players have been relatively slow to hit their stride this s...
- Thu Nov 30 12:11 PM
Arsenal striker Lacazette to miss United clash with injury - originally posted on Sportslens.com In a blow to Arsenal, Lacazette will miss the United clash with an injury he sustained in the last match. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog
- Thu Nov 30 10:40 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is not expecting Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to set his team up defensively when the sides clash on Saturday despite his reputation for “parking the bus” in big matches. United travel to the Emirates Stadium sitting second in the Premier Leagu...
- Thu Nov 30 9:26 AM
Arsenal star's absence a big boost for Manchester United - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has confirmed Alexandre Lacazette will miss Saturday’s clash against Manchester United after picking up a groin injury in the 5-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Wednesday. The French strike...
- Thu Nov 30 8:09 AM
The Arsenal Injury Table Clearing Nicely Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 30/11/2017 08:09:01 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Nov 30 7:38 AM
Match report – Player ratings – Video Arsenal made it seven wins from seven at home in the Premier League this season, and racked up the biggest win of the campaign thus far with a 5-0 hammering of Huddersfield last night. However, it wasn’t quite as one-sided as the scoreline suggests. We opened...
- Thu Nov 30 7:00 AM
Manchester United travel to North London to take on Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in this Saturday’s evening Premier League kickoff. We start the weekend eight points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City after their 96th minute winner against Southampton… Continue Reading →
- Thu Nov 30 5:30 AM
Manchester United travel to North London to take on Arsenal in this Saturday’s evening game in the Premier League. We head down to the Emirates Stadium without Michael Carrick whilst Marouane Fellaini and Nemanja Matic are likely to be ruled… Continue Reading →
- Thu Nov 30 3:37 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger praised Mesut Ozil’s “fight” as well as his skill as a “great football player” after the German’s impressive all-round display in a 5-0 thrashing of Premier League new boys Huddersfield Town. The Gunners’ seventh win out of seven at home in the league this season was...
- Thu Nov 30 2:55 AM
Another good game today IMO. Best player of the first half if I’m honest. I called it before he got here that he would be a good player for us and we should go get him. Though it’s only a few games I’m going to go ahead and say “I told ya so”. ( I gott
- Wed Nov 29 10:00 PM
London (AFP) – Mesut Ozil produced a major second-half contribution as substitute Olivier Giroud
scored twice in Arsenal’s 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Huddersfield Town on Wednesday. It was the Gunners’ seventh win out of seven at the Emirates Stadium in the league this season and Ozil...
- Wed Nov 29 8:36 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Huddersfield Press Conference Schadenfreude: Spurs lose – both Leicester goals GOAAAAL! Alexandre Lacazette 1-0 Alternate angles of Lacazette’s 1-0 goal Cech comes out to clear Huddersfield chance – header is over Nice Alexis turn but shot is blocked Mustafi knock Huge chance! G...
- Wed Nov 29 7:12 PM
Chelsea and Arsenal told to pay £32.75m to sign 26-year-old defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas will be available to Chelsea and Arsenal for £32.75m, according to Pagine Romaniste. The Greek centre-back has signed a new deal with the Italian Serie A outf...
- Wed Nov 29 6:59 PM
Lorient keen to agree deal with Arsenal for £20m star - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to The Sun, Lorient chairman Loic Fery has suggested Laurent Koscielny wants to leave Arsenal for a return to Ligue 1. This comes after the centre-back reaffirmed his desire to remain at the Emir...
- Wed Nov 29 10:54 AM
The Terriers are coming to town tonight and they have pulled off a few coups against big clubs. Arsene Wenger has a lot on his plate as his boys face an in-form Manchester United this weekend. This week could be make or break for the Gunners as they attempt to solidify their position in the …
Three and in
- Wed Nov 29 10:00 AM
Real Madrid have emerged as a possible new destination for Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sánchez, according to the Daily Mirror. Alexis has just 7 months left on his contract with Arsenal and can start talking to possible suitors when the winter transfer window opens on January 1st. Sánchez seeme...
Three and in
- Wed Nov 29 8:26 AM
Arsenal’s last two league games have been proven strong evidence that they could well return back to the top four come the end of the season. Arsenal will want to thank Watford’s Troy Deeney as their source of inspiration, after the forward jibed the club for lacking “cojones” (via Sky Sports) wh...
- Wed Nov 29 7:47 AM
We’re back in the Premier League saddle tonight with a home game against newly promoted Huddersfield. On paper a fixture people would expect Arsenal to cruise, but anyone who has seen them this season will know we should take nothing for granted. They’ve beaten Manchester United at home and almos...
- Wed Nov 29 1:01 AM
I created this thread because someone else made a thread about Watford cos not many of us were confident that we would beat Watford. Guess what? We defeated Watford :P I created this thread is just to see if we beat Arsenal again. if we defeat them. it'd be confirmed that we would beat City cos s...
- Tue Nov 28 10:03 PM
Let the discussion begin
- Tue Nov 28 7:24 PM
Arsenal supporters have already taken one physically-imposing defender to their hearts this season in Sead Kolasinac and at U18 level another well-built full-back has made a significant impact. Vontae Daley-Campbell is in the first year of his scholarship at Arsenal and has already established hi...
- Tue Nov 28 4:11 PM
After the win against Tottenham there were some worries that Arsenal would travel to Burnley and drop points. Both Arsenal supporters and Spurs fans said “it would be just like Arsenal to beat Tottenham and go lose to Burnley.” But…
- Tue Nov 28 12:55 PM
Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has said that Alexis and Ozil are likely to stay at North London at the end of the winter transfer window. Wenger has said that the attacking duo will stay at Arsenal provided “something unbelievable does not come up. BREAKING: Arsene Wenger says @Alexis_Sanchez and @M...
- Tue Nov 28 11:55 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has ruled out January departures for Arsenal pair Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil unless “something unbelievable” happens even as the clock ticks down on their contracts. The players are out of contract at the end of the season as both have so far refused to sign new de...
- Tue Nov 28 11:22 AM
Wenger refuses to rule out sale of Ozil and Sanchez in January - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave in the January transfer window if “something unbelievable” happens. By “something unbelievable”, Wenger obv...
- Tue Nov 28 9:08 AM
Manchester United have been strongly linked with the signing of Mesut Ozil in recent weeks. The Arsenal playmaker is heading towards the final six months of his current deal at the Emirates with no signs of putting pen to paper… Continue Reading →
- Tue Nov 28 7:39 AM
Arsene Wenger became the president of the US in my dream, leaving a vacancy at Arsenal which many speculated would be filled by a top name manager. Instead, we appointed the police guy from Stranger Things and his first signing for the club was Nigel Winterburn who he’d talked out of retirement t...
- Tue Nov 28 7:35 AM
All games we dropped points in last season, and got a massive 1 point from twelve. Watford away - lost 3-1 Arsenal away - lost 2-0 City home - lost 1-2 Bournemouth home - drew 1-1 What would be an acceptable points return for the corresponding fixtures this season?
- Tue Nov 28 7:31 AM
Inspired by the "How to beat City?" thread. Is everyone feeling super confident that we will beat Watford and go undefeated at Arsenal? Marco Silva and his Watford team are in good form and play decent football. Considering we have Arsenal in 3 more days, how does Mourinho rotate to keep our play...
- Tue Nov 28 1:11 AM
London (AFP) – Petr Cech
believes Arsenal could be in contention for the Premier League title come the end of the season despite trailing leaders Manchester City by 12 points going into Wednesday’s match with Huddersfield. A win would probably still leave the Gunners well adrift of record-breakin...
- Mon Nov 27 5:54 PM
Any time Arsenal play a northern team there’s a good chance, especially if the team play in like a 20, 000 seat arena, that their supporters will bay for blood for 90 minutes. They will chant “same old Arsenal, always cheating”…
- Mon Nov 27 4:44 PM
Wilshere 'open' to Cherries return Vitalfootball: AFC Bournemouth: 27/11/2017 16:44:42 Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere
is reported open to a return to AFC Bournemouth in January.
- Mon Nov 27 3:00 PM
Arsenal love scoring late winners against Burnley and Sunday’s clash between the two Premier League sides was no different. Chilean maestro Alexis Sanchez netted a late spot kick to seal all three points after Aaron Ramsey was fouled in the box. The Gunners have won each of their last three Premi...
- Mon Nov 27 1:39 PM
Arsenal Heartache For Dyche Vitalfootball: Burnley: 27/11/2017 13:25:40 Burnley manager Sean Dyche has reflected on a soft and contentious penalty decision that saw the side fall to a third stoppage defeat to Arsenal in a row.
Three and in
- Mon Nov 27 1:00 PM
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere
will discuss his future at the Emirates Stadium with Arsene Wenger according to the Daily Express with the 25-year-old feeling frustrated at his lack of game time this season. He’s been a regular in Carabao Cup and Europa League squads but still then has only come...
- Mon Nov 27 12:43 PM
Wenger Talks Burnley & Ozil Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 27/11/2017 12:43:07 Manager Arsene Wenger has been giving his thoughts over the last gasp victory Arsenal took over Burnley and explained why Mesut Ozil didn't make the squad.
- Mon Nov 27 10:59 AM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. This week we discuss yet another injury time win over Burnley, what a lovely man Lee Mason is, and how the outrage of the opposition fans was like sweet, sweet music to our ears. It pushes Arsenal into...
- Mon Nov 27 8:43 AM
Man Utd legend rules Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal out of title race - originally posted on Sportslens.com Gary Neville
believes this season’s Premier League title battle is already a two-horse race. Manchester City maintained their eight-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 victory ove...
- Mon Nov 27 7:57 AM
Five Things: Everton can’t afford snobbery, Conte’s bravery rewarded, Arsenal grind it out at Burnley - originally posted on Sportslens.com The Premier League never fails to provide plenty of issues to discuss, and the latest round of games didn’t disappoint. Everton’s shocking display at Southam...
- Mon Nov 27 7:28 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video In all my many years of watching Arsenal, I can’t remember a sequence of games and late wins like the ones we’ve had over Burnley in recent times. Last season at Turf Moor there was that late, weird goal by Laurent Koscielny which, in …
- Mon Nov 27 6:00 AM
Sean Dyche angered by Arsenal’s late penalty; “the bigger clubs seem to get the decision” - originally posted on Sportslens.com Burnley manager Sean Dyche said bigger clubs seem to get more favourable refereeing decisions after his side lost 1-0 to an added-time penalty for Arsenal. From Sportsle...
- Mon Nov 27 1:27 AM
Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger heralded Arsenal’s strength of character after his side recorded a dramatic 1-0 victory at Burnley without Mesut Ozil. After a morale-boosting local derby win over Tottenham a week earlier, Wenger was looking for Arsenal to build on that victory and...