- Mon Feb 12 11:00 PM
Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure. The 25-year-old has been one of the standout players outside the top six in the Premier League this season, scoring seven goals and providing two assists for the Hornets. The Sun (via HITC) claims contract talks...
- Mon Feb 12 10:46 PM
Competition Boost For Giroud and Morata Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 12/02/2018 22:19:29 With two players now vying for the top striking spot they both they need to bring their 'A' game to the table
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- Mon Feb 12 9:17 PM
Basic doesn’t mean bad! It just means basic. Tottenham Hotspur defeated Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 1-0 in the North London Derby, a win that catapulted Spurs (temporarily) into third place and stretched their lead over the Gunners to seven points. It was a wonderful match with some re...
- Mon Feb 12 7:56 PM
Arsenal – according to a report published by Catalan outlet Deportivo Mundo – are supposedly in the race for FC Barcelona’s Jasper Cillessen, although it’s said that they will also face notable competition from Premier League rivals Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City for his disregard...
- Mon Feb 12 7:07 PM
On Saturday at Wembley, Tottenham Hotspur walked away from their Premier League showdown against Arsenal with a 1-0 victory thanks to a towering header from Harry Kane, and Jack Wilshere
– who endeavoured valiantly in the centre of the park for the Gunners on the day – has revealed his squad’s da...
- Mon Feb 12 6:28 PM
According to a report published by Daily Star, Arsenal and arch nemesis’s Tottenham Hotspur are both supposedly in the hunt for Max Meyer’s signature, and with the 22-year-old’s current contract at Bundesliga outfit FC Schalke 04 set to terminate in June this year, the robust playmaker could be a...
- Mon Feb 12 4:50 PM
Football is fake. That’s what Rafa Benitez said on the Times podcast the other day. It’s a fake because nearly everything that the managers say, that the players say, and what’s reported in the papers is some sort of lie.…
- Mon Feb 12 2:59 PM
Arsenal youngster wants St.Andrews return Vitalfootball: Birmingham: 12/02/2018 14:33:30 Arsenal youngster Krystian Bielik has admitted he would like to rejoin Birmingham City
- Mon Feb 12 1:57 PM
Bellerin & Cech On Wembley Disappointment Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/02/2018 13:40:05 Hector Bellerin and Petr Cech
have reflected on their disappointment following Arsenal's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the derby at the weekend.
- Mon Feb 12 1:25 PM
Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has been dealt a bitter blow in his hopes of signing a long-term replacement for Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, and it could be Bayern Munich’s fault. According to...
- Mon Feb 12 1:00 PM
has revealed he came close to joining Arsenal but believes he made the right choice to sign for Tottenham. Spurs bought Vertonghen from Ajax in 2012 – he has made over 200 appearances for the club. Speaking to the Mirror, Vertonghen explained how a move to the other side of north L...
- Mon Feb 12 12:52 PM
It’s an utter falsehood to say that Wenger would be in danger of tarnishing his legacy if he extended his stay at Arsenal. The falsehood, in this case, doesn’t pertain to the suggested absurdity of sacking a manager following a history of incredible success; Ranieri being a prime and very recent...
- Mon Feb 12 12:09 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. In this week’s show we look back at the 1-0 defeat to Sp*rs and talk about how the vagaries of football could have seen us nick something from the game late on despite being dominated in the second hal...
- Mon Feb 12 7:58 AM
Five Things: Arsenal boss in denial, Man City striker the star of the show, Newcastle dig in for big win - originally posted on Sportslens.com It was another fun-packed weekend in the Premier League, with plenty of areas for discussion at both ends of the table. Manchester City’s victory over Lei...
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- Mon Feb 12 7:49 AM
In today’s links: Pickford wants 7th, Ladies beat Reading, Gylfi thinks Arsenal loss was turning point This Everton season is exhausting. Are these guys pretty good or total crap? Watching them from week to week you would have no idea. The top teams in the Premier League routinely embarrass them,...
- Mon Feb 12 7:33 AM
A difficult weekend for Arsenal is now followed by a strange couple of weeks. Due to our involvement in the Carabao Cup final, and lack of it in the FA Cup, we don’t play another league game until March 1st. In fact, our next four fixtures see us play the same opposition twice. Home and …
- Mon Feb 12 7:33 AM
It Should've Been Over By Halftime - Wenger Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/02/2018 07:13:10 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger felt that the side should've tied the game up in the first half in the clash against Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend.
- Sun Feb 11 10:06 PM
9 points ahead of Arsenal, effectively 10 points with our goal difference. Would be a serious collapse now for us to not finish as a minimum inside the top five. Would be first two consecutive top five finishes/top four finishes for 9 years.
- Sun Feb 11 8:22 PM
Poor today unfortunately - can't let the game go past him so easily. Still over-hitting too many passes. Great goal against City, but has faded since. Hopefully will improve and can have an impact for the games that are left.
- Sun Feb 11 7:54 PM
Arsenal Loanee Wants Birmingham Return Vitalfootball: Walsall: 11/02/2018 19:32:26 Bielik reveals his injury stopped him joining a Championship club on loan but does appreciate the offer from Walsall to play in a competitive league.
- Sun Feb 11 7:48 PM
Arsenal sank further behind in the race for Champions League football on Saturday after floundering to a 1-0 loss against bitter local rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, a defeat which Alex Iwobi labelled as ‘very disappointing’ and that he also understands how the fans are ‘feeling’ in the aft...
- Sun Feb 11 7:15 PM
Arsenal and Premier League rivals Liverpool – according to a report published by The Sun – will supposedly lock horns in the summer transfer window for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland’s signature, as the two tailing parties are allegedly keen to revamp their respective options between the stic...
All Action No Plot
- Sun Feb 11 1:05 PM
1. Second Half Performances I think any jury would agree that the first half was a fairly cagey affair. Not a million miles away from a game of chess I suppose, with one side nudging a pawn forward a step or two, and the other side dangling an experimental bishop to survey the battlefield. Their …
- Sun Feb 11 10:14 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Another away day, another defeat, and in truth we were lucky the score was just 1-0 in the end. Sp*rs profligacy in front of goal, coupled with some outstanding saves from Petr Cech, ensured the beating we got yesterday looked respectable in...
- Sun Feb 11 8:47 AM
Geofspurs asks 'How Does It Feel, Arsenal?' Click here to read the article
- Sun Feb 11 8:11 AM
Arsene Wenger blasts former Arsenal defender after derby defeat - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has hit back at Martin Keown’s criticism of Arsenal’s defence. The former Gunners centre-back blasted Arsenal’s defensive performance as they lost the north London derby against Tot...
- Sun Feb 11 1:58 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger conceded Arsenal’s hopes of ending their Champions League exile are in severe danger after Harry Kane condemned them to a damaging 1-0 defeat against bitter rivals Tottenham. Kane’s second half header at Wembley on Saturday left Wenger’s sixth placed side languishing...
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- Sat Feb 10 11:02 PM
Retire, Piers. The banter is flying after Tottenham Hotspur ’s 1-0 North London Derby win over Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. But while we expect banter from fans, sports personalities, and maybe even some players, the one person we usually don’t expect it from is Harry Kane . But maybe we should! K...
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- Sat Feb 10 10:50 PM
It broke the record set by Tottenham 10 days ago vs. Manchester United. Tottenham Hotspur not only defeated Arsenal 1-0 in the North London Derby on Saturday, but they also broke yet another attendance record at Wembley Stadium. 83, 222 fans of North London football piled into Wembley to watch th...
- Sat Feb 10 8:30 PM
London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero
scored four second-half goals as Manchester City’s march towards the Premier League title continued unabated with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday to move 16 points clear of Manchester United. Aguero now trails Harry Kane by just two goals in the race for the...
- Sat Feb 10 5:46 PM
London (AFP) – Harry Kane did the North London derby damage to Arsenal once more as the Tottenham Hotspur striker’s seventh goal in as many games against the Gunners secured a thoroughly deserved 1-0 win for Spurs on Saturday. Kane towered above the Arsenal defence to head home his 32nd goal of t...
- Sat Feb 10 4:41 PM
Arsenal's Derby Embarrassment - Spurs v Arsenal (1 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 10/02/2018 16:13:28 Following today's clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, here are the instant reactions from both managers.
- Sat Feb 10 4:18 PM
U18 Premier League Reading 2 Arsenal 6 (Swanson (2), Balogun (2), Benson, Burton) Arsenal U18s extended their unbeaten run across all competitions to 13 games with an emphatic 6-2 victory away to Reading in the league today, with Zak Swanson and Folarin Balogun both hitting braces. The young Gunn...
- Sat Feb 10 3:15 PM
London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino labelled Harry Kane Tottenham’s “present and future” after the striker again proved the scourge of Arsenal with the goal that gave Spurs a 1-0 derby win on Saturday. Kane soared above the Arsenal defence to head home his 32nd goal of the season four minutes into...
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- Sat Feb 10 3:02 PM
It was nervy. It had drama. It was three points, though. In front of a Premier League record crowd of 83, 222, Tottenham Hotspur dispatched North London rival Arsenal by the score of 1-0 in what can only be called a drama filled match with so many close calls that could have changed the match. FI...
- Sat Feb 10 2:44 PM
All the stats from Tottenham Hotspur (1) vs (0) Arsenal, Wembley Stadium, 10/2/18 Att: 83, 222 Click here to read the article
- Sat Feb 10 2:40 PM
London (AFP) – Harry Kane tormented Arsenal again as the Tottenham striker’s clinical finish sealed a 1-0 win in the north London derby at Wembley on Saturday. Kane’s header early in the second half gave Tottenham the victory their enterprising display deserved as Mauricio Pochettino’s side climb...
- Sat Feb 10 1:35 PM
F**k off Spurs and f**k you Arsenal for being sh*t.
- Sat Feb 10 1:02 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-NLD Press Conference Aubameyang pace wins corner Mkhitaryan with important block on the cross in Ooh…Arsenal almost with a great counter Arsenal counter ends with a bad pass Aubameyang clearly onside on Wilshere’s great pass Wilshere chance, whiffs Cech save on Eriksen Huge chan...
- Sat Feb 10 11:44 AM
Tottenham are at Wembley with Arsenal the visitors for the latest Premier League game. Click here to read the article
- Sat Feb 10 10:46 AM
The North London Derby is back, and Tottenham have some pride to reclaim. The North London Derby has been one of the most entertaining rivalries in the Premier League to watch in recent years, and that’s certainly looking like that’s going to continue being the case when these two titans of Londo...
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- Sat Feb 10 9:30 AM
The Toffees hope to rebound from an embarrassing loss to Arsenal a week ago If Everton are going to make a run towards seventh place in the Premier League, now is the time to start. Crystal Palace enter the game in 14th-place in the Premier League. The Eagles have turned around a horrid start to...
- Sat Feb 10 8:53 AM
After the rip-roaring success of my exclusive interview with our new attacking forward, Mr. MacMillan, a couple of weeks ago, Arsenal’s famous Welsh press officer Dai Laffyn contacted me this week with another offer. Would I like to interview our new striker Peter O’Bannon, signed with such Arsen...
- Sat Feb 10 8:04 AM
Tottenham v Arsenal - Follow On Twitter - 10-2-18 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 10/02/2018 08:04:19 Arsenal go to Wembley as the visitors to Tottenham today, this will be a 12:30pm kick-off.
- Sat Feb 10 7:48 AM
Last November Arsenal went into the first North London derby of the season with a touch of trepidation. It was the first game back after an Interlull, before which we’d been beaten 3-1 by Man City and serious questions were being asked of the team. On the day we put in one of our best …
- Sat Feb 10 6:12 AM
4-2-3-1 v Arsenal: Pochettino's strongest possible Spurs lineup for today's derby game; Stats & Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham vs Arsenal English Premier League 2017/18 10th February, 12:30 pm BST Wembley, London Live Stream: Watch Tottenham vs Arsenal live on BT Spor...
- Fri Feb 9 10:03 PM
You’ve probably never heard of “per 100” but maybe you should have. If you know what per90 is, stats prorated per90 minutes played, then you can probably figure out what per100 is – it’s basically how many of X event…
- Fri Feb 9 9:31 PM
Oguzhan Ozyakup’s contract at Besiktas JK is due to expire in the summer, and according to a report published by the Mirror, Arsenal are allegedly prepared to re-sign the Turk for free after flogging the midfielder to his current employers for just €500, 000 in 2012. Ozyakup joined the Gunners in...
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- Fri Feb 9 8:32 PM
Without potential Champions League or FA Cup matchups, Saturday is the last North London Derby of the season. Thanks, Arsenal. Three games down and two to go. In the gauntlet that is Spurs’ February fixture list, the lilywhites have jumped out to a strong start. A massive victory over United, a...
- Fri Feb 9 8:12 PM
After being frozen out of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United squad in the 2017-18 campaign, Henrikh Mkhitaryan made a mid-season switch to Arsenal in a deal which saw Alexis Sanchez move the other way in a direct swap, and the Armenian play-maker is seemingly eager to accomplish greater career fea...
- Fri Feb 9 7:41 PM
Arsenal youngster Chiori Johnson is on trial with Blackburn Rovers. The right-back hasn’t featured for Arsenal U23s all season but is now back to full fitness and is hoping to earn a contract with Blackburn. Johnson, a graduate of Arsenal’s Hale End academy, signed scholarship terms in the summ...
- Fri Feb 9 7:16 PM
Captaining Arsenal’s helm since 1996, Arsene Wenger is undoubtedly the Premier League’s longest serving manager having spent over two decades at the Gunners, a reign which has seen the Frenchman steer the club towards a glittering multitude of domestic silverware and accolades. Emulating Wenger’s...
- Fri Feb 9 7:00 PM
Toby Alderweireld says he is ready to take on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in this weekend’s North London derby. Aubameyang, who joined Arsenal for around £60 million on deadline day, scored four goals in four appearances for Borussia Dortmund against Tottenham. Spurs defender Alderweireld explained...
- Fri Feb 9 6:51 PM
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for the weekend Premier League matches (all times Eastern): Saturday, February 10 Spurs vs. Arsenal, 7:30am, CNBC, Universo, Sling Blue (with World News Extra), DIRECTV NOW and fubo Premier — Derek Rae and Lee Dixon Stoke vs. Brighton, 10am, CNBC, Slin...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Fri Feb 9 6:43 PM
After choosing to leave Arsenal and snub Manchester City’s advances, Alexis Sanchez has explained why he decided that Manchester United was the club for him. I think that Manchester United, since I was young – and I’m not just saying this because I’m here, I’m an honest guy and I never lie – I th...
- Fri Feb 9 6:35 PM
Arsenal are preparing themselves to lock horns with bitter north-London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday lunch time, a fiery encounter which will undoubtedly play host to an array of fearsome battles across the park, controversy, and most importantly goalmouth action under the splendour of We...
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- Fri Feb 9 1:30 PM
The newly crowned winners of the transfer window (!), Arsenal have been reborn just in time to derail Tottenham’s top-four push. The Season So Far Arsenal ’s 2017-18 has been a unique campaign in recent Premier League history. Never before has a top side been so obviously good and yet so obviousl...
- Fri Feb 9 12:55 PM
Deal close: Bad news for Arsenal as €20.2m forward nears Inter Milan move - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been dealt a blow with Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez closing in on a move to Inter Milan. The 20-year-old is reportedly on his way to the San Siro for €20.2m in the...
- Fri Feb 9 12:45 PM
London (AFP) – Henrikh Mkhitaryan is living a dream at Arsenal after being reunited with close friend and “the best team-mate” he’s shared a dressing room with in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Mkhitaryan bagged three assists on his home debut — including the pass to tee up Aubameyang for his first A...
- Fri Feb 9 12:00 PM
Tottenham welcome Arsenal to Wembley on Saturday for the second North London derby of the season, and Mauricio Pochettino has a number of decisions to make regarding his team selection. There was plenty of rotation for Wednesday’s FA Cup replay win over Newport County, which gave a few players th...
- Fri Feb 9 10:52 AM
Only 4 currently Tottenham v Woolwich Wanderers Tottenham v Arsenal Build up and match thread Spurs have the Whip hand this time v Arsenal. Don't we? Officials Tottenham v Arsenal and this one could evolve into the 5th if we are not careful :54:
- Fri Feb 9 10:38 AM
Might as well make this a thread. I've already posted my thoughts in Arse Fam TV thread. Pogue Mahone said: ↑ Logic dictates that an Arsenal win would be best for us. Puts more breathing space between us and the pack. Feck logic, though. I want an absolutely humiliating defeat for Arsenal, with M...
- Fri Feb 9 7:24 AM
Arsene Wenger met the press yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s North London derby at Wembley, and the latest team news is that there’s a real doubt over Petr Cech who picked up a calf knock during the 5-1 win over Everton. Should he not make it, it will David Ospina in goal, and the manager publicly …
- Fri Feb 9 6:31 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. In today’s bumper edition of the show I chat with Amy Lawrence about all the January changes and Arsenal’s new look attack. What now for Alexandre Lacazette, how will Arsene Wenger approach the North London derby and more. After th...
- Fri Feb 9 2:24 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars to keep their cool when they face bitter rivals Tottenham as the heated north London derby returns to Wembley for the first time in 25 years. Languishing in sixth place in the Premier League, Wenger’s side are however just four points behi...
- Fri Feb 9 1:19 AM
London (AFP) – Tottenham host Arsenal at Wembley this weekend aiming to crush the optimism created by the Gunners’ new-look forward line while the absent Riyad Mahrez will be missed by both teams at the Etihad. Elsewhere, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea welcome West Brom with the Italian manager’s job lo...
- Thu Feb 8 11:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has held his press conference ahead of this weekend’s North London derby against Arsenal at Wembley. Tottenham progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup by beating Newport County on Wednesday, and most of the press conference was taken up by talk of Spurs’ next opponents. Po...
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- Thu Feb 8 10:32 PM
PDB stops by to talk about the NLD. The latest chapter of the North London Derby will be written on Saturday as Tottenham Hotspur hosts Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. Spurs sit four points above their rivals and could vault themselves into the top 4 with a victory. Arsenal are looking for some new l...
- Thu Feb 8 8:50 PM
A lot riding on this game for both teams. Arsenal will be under a lot of pressure to win this game especially since they have man city in the league in their next game. If we win I reckon that will end arsenals hopes of playing CL football next season and catapult us up to 3rd before the other ga...
- Thu Feb 8 8:00 PM
A Not So Fab Four For Arsenal? Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 08/02/2018 19:39:40 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Feb 8 6:46 PM
Good morning. First on diving. Arsene Wenger has, rightly, highlighted diving ahead of the North London Derby on Saturday and said that we need to kick the English Scourge of diving out of football. Here’s how all this started: Harry…
- Thu Feb 8 6:00 PM
Last week, Mesut Özil put an end to months of speculation by signing a new contract with Arsenal. Having already lost Alexis Sanchez, the Gunners were staring down the barrel of a PR and footballing disaster by losing both of their headline acts in the space of a few short months. So to say Özil’...
- Thu Feb 8 2:48 PM
Mkhi Makes Himself Feel At Home Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 08/02/2018 14:48:07 Henrikh Mkhitaryan stayed behind for an extra striking practice this week and it's caused a bit of a kerfuffle.
- Thu Feb 8 2:16 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger put North London rivalries aside as he accepted Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane is the most in-form striker in Europe on Thursday. Kane, 24, became the second fastest player to ever reach 100 Premier League goals by netting his 31st of the season in jus...
- Thu Feb 8 1:11 PM
Spurs Have The Whip Hand This Time v Arsenal. Don Vitalfootball: Spurs: 08/02/2018 12:45:38 The big game is upon us, Belgian Spur takes at the looming derby match.
- Thu Feb 8 1:08 PM
Tottenham are still falling short of Bordeaux’s valuation of Malcom, according to reports in France. Last month, the Telegraph claimed Spurs had emerged as the favourites to sign Malcom for a fee of around £35 million. A deal failed to materialise in the January transfer window, but Tottenham and...
- Thu Feb 8 1:02 PM
The big game is upon us, Belgian Spur takes at the looming derby match. Click here to read the article
- Thu Feb 8 12:02 PM
Arsenal Team News For Tottenham - No Wembley Probl Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 08/02/2018 11:36:39 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been holding his pre Tottenham Hotspur press conference today, and he's the team news for the game.
- Thu Feb 8 7:02 AM
Morning all. The build up the derby begins in earnest today with Arsene Wenger set to meet the press this morning. The early, if unofficial, team news, suggests that Petr Cech should be fit, Nacho Monreal has recovered from illness, and Danny Welbeck is back in contention for a place in the squad...