Bitter and Blue
- Sat Aug 11 8:21 PM
A Q&A Session With An Arsenal Fan As Manchester City kick off their 2018/19 Premier League campaign, I sat down with Paul DeBruler of The Short Fuse to talk about Sunday’s fixture vs Arsenal ! Reeves: Are there any important starting XI changes that could make a difference this game? Paul: I mean...
Bitter and Blue
- Sat Aug 11 6:00 PM
Blues Finally Win At Home Of The Gunners 13 th January 2013 In January 2013, Premier League champions Manchester City visited Arsenal , a place where they hadn’t won at since 1975. The previous season, the Gunners had scored a late goal to condemn City to a 1-0 defeat which looked to have killed...
- Sat Aug 11 5:35 PM
The season is approaching and Arsenal’s pre-season is over. I’ve already had a look at how the team set up without the ball over the course of pre-season (you can read that here) but the approach on the ball has also been noticeably different to under Arsene Wenger. In recent years under the old...
- Sat Aug 11 5:08 PM
Man City won the Premier League last year at record pace. They added just one player, Riyad Mahrez from Leicester, for the price of £61m. Mahrez had 12 goals and 10 assists last season, which alone is fantastic but in…
- Sat Aug 11 4:10 PM
Second-year scholars Jordan McEneff and Harry Clarke have signed their first professional contracts with the club. Both players featured for the U18s last season and are expected to be an important part of Kwame Ampadu’s squad this campaign. McEneff, who is usually deployed as an attacking midfie...
- Sat Aug 11 3:20 PM
Premier League 2 Manchester City 6 (Zoubdi 7, 50, 88, Bernabe 45, Richards (pen) 62, Matondo 73) Arsenal 5 (Smith Rowe 20, 53, Bielik 36, Amaechi 41, Mavididi 86) If this is what Arsenal U23s will be like under Freddie Ljungberg then it promises to be a very entertaining season indeed. The young...
- Sat Aug 11 2:17 PM
U18 Premier League Arsenal 4 (Balogun 4, 90 Musah 26, Taylor-Hart 86) Aston Villa 2 (Tait 76, Odutayo 86) Folarin Balogun hit a brace as Kwame Ampadu’s Arsenal U18s side survived a late scare to beat Aston Villa 4-2 at London Colney on the opening day of the new season. Ampadu named a starting li...
Bitter and Blue
- Sat Aug 11 10:25 AM
Will City Retain the EPL Title? Competition/Round: 2018/19 English Premier League Season – Matchday 1 Date/Time: Arsenal vs Manchester City – Sunday, 12 August 2018, 16:00 BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria); 11:00 EST, 08:00 PST (USA); 20:00 IST (India) Venue: Emirates Stadium, London, England, United Kingdo...
Bitter and Blue
- Sat Aug 11 8:50 AM
Blues Look For Only Their Third Win At Arsenal Since 1975 Premier League football is back and the blues kick off their title defence with a testing match at Arsenal , a place that has not been a happy hunting ground over the years. The blues did enjoy success last season with a thumping 3-0 win,...
- Sat Aug 11 8:13 AM
Morning all, a Saturday round-up for you as the Premier League season is now underway. Sadly, Manchester United won last night because as much as we might all enjoy them losing as a matter of course, anything that might add to Mourinho on the brink of a meltdown would have been even more welcome....
- Fri Aug 10 11:38 PM
London (AFP) – Unai Emery faces a daunting task to lift Arsenal out of the doldrums as the Gunners head into a new Premier League season without Arsene Wenger as their manager for the first
- Fri Aug 10 5:50 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Unai Emery is excited about his baptism of fire in the Premier League on Sunday even though he could have wished for an easier first opponent than champions Manchester City
- Fri Aug 10 3:14 PM
The Premier League transfer window snapped shut two weeks earlier than the rest of Europe but not before some clubs could reach deep into the warchest to splash the cash on a swoop for a player they had targeted and…
- Fri Aug 10 3:08 PM
Transfer deadline day is always a big moment for Premier League fans. It’s the final day in which teams can strengthen their squad via transfers, but it also concludes the end of wild rumors for
- Fri Aug 10 2:31 PM
It’s time for the traditional Arseblog season preview post, but rather than just my feelings on where we are now as the opening game looms, I thought it’d be interesting to get the opinions of some of our regular writers and see how they tally up. All of these have been written independently of e...
- Fri Aug 10 1:30 PM
Manchester City starts its title defense on the road at Arsenal as the 2018-19 season gets underway, with the sportsbooks setting out their lines for the opening matches. Manchester City was only defeated twice last season, compiling a 32-4-2 record that was good for 100 points and clear dominanc...
- Fri Aug 10 8:16 AM
Injury update & predicted starting line-ups: Arsenal hoping 27-year-old is fit, Man City missing key trio - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal kick-off their Premier League campaign on Sunday with a tough test at home to champions Manchester City. New manager Unai Emery will be eager to...
- Fri Aug 10 7:21 AM
New West Ham signing pays tribute to Arsenal fans - originally posted on Sportslens.com New West Ham attacker Lucas Perez has paid tribute to Arsenal and their fans. The 29-year-old left the Emirates Stadium in a £4 million deal on transfer deadline day to become Manuel Pellegrini’s eighth new re...
- Fri Aug 10 7:06 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. This is the second of our new season preview episodes and in this one I have a chat with Tayo Popoola about what’s to come, starting with Man City on Sunday, Alex Iwobi’s deal and a little bit of Kroenke stuff too. Then it’s …
- Fri Aug 10 6:58 AM
Yesterday’s blog asked the question – ‘What will transfer deadline day bring for Arsenal?’. Beyond puppy pictures and strange doodles on our live blog, the answer was: nothing. There was one deal and that was Lucas Perez going to West Ham. Beyond that it was a quiet day, although there was some t...
- Fri Aug 10 6:00 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. In this first of two pre-season podcast episodes, I chat with Ken Early from Second Captains about the dawn of a new Premier League campaign, how quickly it’s come around, Jose Mourinho’s latest meltdown, Unai Emery’s appointment,...
- Thu Aug 9 8:23 PM
Last season saw Arsenal U23s win the league title for the first time in 28 years and, although the main aim at youth level is to develop players rather than win matches, it was still a significant achievement for the club. On Saturday the young Gunners get their new campaign underway with a chall...
- Thu Aug 9 8:16 PM
has issued Arsenal a vital fitness boost ahead of their 2018-19 Premier League opener against Manchester City after the Evening Standard disclosed that 27-year-old returned to first-team training on Thursday and also that he’s reportedly aiming to be in contention for a starting plac...
Gingers for Limpar
- Thu Aug 9 3:22 PM
Wussten Sie, dass Hyaluronsäurepräparate Ihrer Haut helfen können? Nein? Ich auch nicht. Aber vor kurzem traf ich eine Frau namens Dara Kennedy, Gründerin des Naturkosmetikhändlers Ayla, und ich dachte mir: „Ihre Haut ist wunderschön.“ Natürlich fragte ich, was sie tat, die Hälfte erwartete, eine...
- Thu Aug 9 10:37 AM
West Ham United have confirmed the arrival of Lucas Perez from Arsenal.
- Thu Aug 9 6:50 AM
Without downplaying the momentousness of the ownership issue in any way, because clearly it’s a hugely significant development in the history of this football club, it’s a bit of a shame that it happened this week because it has taken the spotlight away from the football side of things. When we o...
- Thu Aug 9 6:45 AM
Arsenal 2018-19: Emery's signings, 29-year-old key for the Gunners, season prediction - originally posted on Sportslens.com New Arsenal manager Unai Emery has a big job on his hands to get the club back amongst Europe’s elite. Arsene Wenger’s decision to step down after 22 years in charge probabl...
Hammers in the Heart
- Wed Aug 8 11:13 PM
Jordan Hugill has left for a season-long loan at Middlesbrough as the Hammers move closer to signing Arsenal's Lucas Perez. At around £5 million Perez is a decent price considering he cost Arsenal £17 million from Deportivo two seasons ago (he was back on loan at Deportivo last season). He wouldn...
- Wed Aug 8 7:02 PM
The majority of Arsenal’s U23 squad possess a considerable amount of experience of playing at that level, but that certainly doesn’t apply to Nathan Tormey. Tormey, a talented winger, is looking forward to the new season perhaps more than any of his team-mates as he aims to finally make an impact...
- Wed Aug 8 6:00 PM
The fact that Arsenal changed their manager after 22 years this summer has, to this point, felt a little bit like a fever dream. A press conference here, a couple of social media friendly training snaps there. Pre-season friendlies that, like dreams, swiftly fade from the memory banks like a hand...
- Wed Aug 8 4:52 PM
London (AFP) – American businessman and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke is unlikely to be upset by the outpouring of heated opposition from Arsenal fans following his takeover of historic Premier League club. The hard-nosed multi-billionaire from
- Wed Aug 8 6:48 AM
No sooner had I finished yesterday’s blog and headed out with the puppy for a walk, my phone started buzzing with the big story: Alisher Usmanov had agreed to sell his stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke, a move which will ultimately give the current majority shareholder 100% ownership of the club....
Cartilage Free Captain
- Wed Aug 8 12:29 AM
Can we nickname him “The Barge”? Whyyyyy would this Sander Berge kid be linked to Arsenal? Hrmmmmm pic.twitter.com/KQGxye7V35 — Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) June 18, 2017 All right, NOW we’ve got ourselves a proper end of the transfer window , complete with crazy out-of-nowhere rumors! Reports out o...
- Tue Aug 7 10:20 PM
London (AFP) – Newly-promoted Premier League side Fulham have signed Arsenal defender Calum Chambers on a season-long loan, the west London club announced on Tuesday. The 23-year-old, who signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal
- Tue Aug 7 6:51 PM
According to Sky Italy’s Gianluca Di Marzio, SSC Napoli have supposedly ‘made contact’ with Arsenal over the availability of discarded Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina, however it seems as though the Serie A outfit have initially failed to strike a deal with the north-Londoners, but that will no...
- Tue Aug 7 5:13 PM
Arsenal have a new owner. He’s the same as the old owner but now he just owns the whole thing. E. Stan Kroenke borrowed a huge sum of money to buy the remaining shares from the Uzbeki guy who promised…
- Tue Aug 7 4:45 PM
London (AFP) – Stan Kroenke moved to the brink of a full takeover of Arsenal on Tuesday after minority shareholder Alisher Usmanov accepted an offer worth £550 million ($712 million) for his stake. American businessman
- Tue Aug 7 4:36 PM
With the new Premier League season rapidly approaching, there’s a nervous sort of excitement building around Arsenal, as the North London outfit prepares to embark on its first season since 1996 without Arsene Wenger in charge. Although the cautionary tale that was David Moyes’ appointment at Man...
- Tue Aug 7 2:37 PM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. It’s a special bonus Arsecast following the news that Alisher Usmanov has agreed to sell his stake in the club to Stan Kroenke – giving him 100% control of the shares. I chat with James from Gunnerblog and Tim Payton from the AST a...
- Tue Aug 7 1:30 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke announced a bid to take full ownership of the club on Tuesday, aiming to turn Unai Emery’s side into serial Premier League challengers after years of under-achievement
Royal Blue Mersey
- Tue Aug 7 1:30 PM
Strong business relationship between tycoon and Moshiri endures Everton fans woke up Tuesday morning to the news that the Blues could potentially have a second financier join the Board, one whose fortune dwarfs the current majority owner’s. Minority owner Alisher Usmanov is being bought out at Ar...
- Tue Aug 7 11:30 AM
Record of failure in the USA highlights why Stan Kroenke’s Arsenal takeover is bad news - originally posted on Sportslens.com The news that Arsenal’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has made a £600 million offer to buy the whole of the Premier League club hasn’t gone down well with many Gunners...
- Tue Aug 7 10:45 AM
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- Tue Aug 7 10:14 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke on Tuesday announced an offer to take full ownership of the Premier League club in a deal worth £1.8 billion ($2.3 billion). The American sports mogul, who
- Tue Aug 7 8:50 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke on Tuesday announced an offer to buy the entire British football club, valuing it at £1.8 billion ($2.3 billion, 2 billion euros). The American sports mogul, who
- Tue Aug 7 7:06 AM
The pre-season games we played have allowed Unai Emery to get to know his players a bit better, and with less than a week before the season starts, he appears to have decided that the centre of our defence isn’t quite up to scratch. That is the only explanation I can find for allowing Calum …