Bitter and Blue
- Mon Aug 14 10:41 PM
After weeks of speculation, the offer is finally coming Manchester City will soon make a £60 million offer to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sánchez according to Matt Law of the Telegraph, perhaps the most respected City journalist around. #mcfc to make £60m bid for #arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez,...
- Mon Aug 14 9:33 PM
Premier League 2 Derby County 2 (Gordon 25, Jakobsen 56) Arsenal 3 (Nelson 61, 65, Nketiah 80) Arsenal U23s came from two goals down to win 3-2 away to Derby County at St George’s Park tonight, with Eddie Nketiah scoring the decisive goal in an enthralling contest in the young Gunners’ first game...
- Mon Aug 14 7:20 PM
Juventus enter race to sign Arsenal midfielder in shock transfer swoop - originally posted on Sportslens.com Juventus have joined the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, according to sources in Italy. Wilshere remains well below the pecking order at the Emirates with Granit Xhaka and M...
- Mon Aug 14 4:19 PM
There’s a lot of transfer window left, but for now, let’s enjoy the shambolic defending. Meet the new Premier League. Same as the old Premier League. On Friday night, Arsenal welcomed the world and Leicester City to the Emirates stadium. Always obliging hosts, they laid on a feast of miserable de...
- Mon Aug 14 3:15 PM
Deportivo La Coruna have made a £10.9 million bid for wantaway forward, Lucas Perez as reported by Sky Sports’ Bryan Swanson. Lucas Perez's rep considers Deportivo's £10.9m offer "great deal." Says "Giving everything. Hopeful agreement can be reached." #AFC #SSN — Bryan Swanson (@skysports_bryan...
- Mon Aug 14 2:43 PM
Chelsea are confident that they will agree a £35 million deal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
from Arsenal according to the Evening Standard. The Blues have apparently been working on a £35 million deal for the Arsenal utility player. Although no fee has been agreed, Chelsea are becoming increa...
- Mon Aug 14 1:17 PM
In what could be one of the surprise signings of the summer, Spanish news outlet, Diario Gol, is reporting that Arsenal could make move for Marco Asensio. The 21-year-old sensation had a superb season with Real Madrid last year but it is understood that the Spanish under-21 international is loc...
- Mon Aug 14 12:15 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. The Premier League is back and we relive that extraordinary opening game on Friday night when we beat Leicester 4-3. We chat about the performance, the system, defensive mistakes, our serious firepower...
Cartilage Free Captain
- Mon Aug 14 7:37 AM
Let’s do that again! A recap of match day one: Arsenal won but was ropey as hell defensively. Chelsea had two red cards and lost at home to Burnley. Liverpool proved that they are already in mid-season form, dominating Watford for long stretches but giving up many high quality chances en route to...
- Mon Aug 14 7:32 AM
Having enjoyed the Premier League weekend until yesterday, I thought I would try and preserve that by not watching Sunday’s games. Given they featured Sp*rs and Man Utd that was not a difficult decision to make. I went to the seaside with the dog. I put the very end of the United game while I … ...
- Sun Aug 13 4:22 PM
Alex Lacazette scored with his second touch of the game, his first ever Arsenal shot, and put the Gunners ahead in the 2nd minute on
- Sun Aug 13 3:40 PM
Speaking after the match against Leicester, Arsene Wenger revealed that he offered Giroud a transfer this summer but the Frenchman refused to take it. Giroud
- Sun Aug 13 9:56 AM
Trio Talk Leicester Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:38:46 Alexandre Lacazette, Mohamed Elneny and Grnit Xhaka have all been giving their thoughts following our Premier League opener against Leicester City.
- Sun Aug 13 9:56 AM
Giroud Targets Starts After Leicester Win Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:40:30 Olivier Giroud
has said he was pleased to continue his record as a super sub as he found the net in the game against Leicester City on Friday evening
- Sun Aug 13 9:31 AM
Kolasinac Takes Welbeck Praise Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:16:56 Sead Kolasinac has been reflecting on his Premier League debut and he came in for praise from Danny Welbeck
following his showing against Leicester City.
- Sun Aug 13 9:18 AM
Giroud Will Stay & Takes Wenger Praise Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:12:47 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Olivier Giroud
wants to stay at Arsenal this season and he's hailed the impact he had in the win over Leicester City
- Sun Aug 13 8:58 AM
What an interesting first weekend of the Premier League we’ve had thus far. I enjoyed Match of the Day last night, even if they only showed really slim highlights of our game, and not just because Ian Wright called Wilfried Zaha ‘the new dangermouse‘. The first game up was Chelsea v Burnley, the...
- Sat Aug 12 9:58 PM
U18 Premier League Fulham 4 Arsenal 1 (Balogun) Arsenal U18s commenced the new season in frustrating fashion as they were beaten 4-1 away by Fulham at Motspur Park today. The young Gunners finished in second place in the U18 Premier League last season but on this evidence it is difficult to envis...
- Sat Aug 12 8:19 PM
Football isn’t for the weak. Nor for the timid. The shrivelling blossoms of the world should stay in their gardens. Quake on their stalks. Petals
- Sat Aug 12 3:02 PM
This six-goal thriller had a spectacular ending. Less than a day after Arsenal and Leicester City played out a seven-goal thriller with dramatic late goals, Watford FC and Liverpool matched them for drama. The Reds looked like they had a comeback win wrapped up, but Matias Britos came up with a d...
- Sat Aug 12 2:18 PM
Prague (AFP) – Despite conceding three goals against Leicester, goalkeeper Petr Cech
on Saturday hailed Arsenal’s “beautiful” come-from-behind 4-3 Premier League victory on Friday night. “Seven goals, fantastic comebacks, ” the 35-year-old Czech said on his website. “The season started with a bea...
- Sat Aug 12 12:12 PM
Arsenal 4-3 Leicester Do I have the strength to dust myself down and go at it for another year, with diminishing returns, or shall I just pack it all in? I ask myself this question every summer. But enough about this blog, because the season’s started, and it started with a bang, a crash, several...
- Sat Aug 12 8:23 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Oh Arsenal. Arsenal-y Arsenal Arsenal. Arsetastic, Arse-ariffic, Arsemungous, Arsetacular Arsenal. How I have missed you. Missed you like a pimple on the end of my nose but then sometimes popping the pimple is awesome and the pimple was well...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Aug 12 6:41 AM
Blues need to find a striker. Where to turn? We kind of knew when he came on to the pitch, and we all but knew when he put a thunderous header in the back of the net to win the season opener for Arsenal . It was confirmed after the game. Arsene Wenger confirms that Olivier Giroud
will stay this...
- Sat Aug 12 1:37 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expressed “relief” over Olivier Giroud
’s decision to stay after the France striker earned his side a breathless 4-3 win against Leicester City. Giroud came off the bench with Arsenal trailing 3-2 in Friday’s Premier League curtain-raiser at the Emirate...
- Fri Aug 11 11:30 PM
Arsenal have finally done it, they have won their opening Premier League game. After what was a rollercoaster of emotions, Arsenal came back from a 3-2 deficit entering the final 10 minutes to finally win it 4-3. After years of losing the opening game of the season, Arsenal finally managed to beg...
Hammers in the Heart
- Fri Aug 11 10:52 PM
Well, the new season has kicked off and Arsenal have scored four at home while I have, possibly rather foolishly, predicted that West Ham will finish eighth in the Observer fan previews. Though it might be 18th, who knows? Been up in the Lake District so not much news has filtered through, apart...
- Fri Aug 11 10:33 PM
Seven-goal thrillers beat perfectly executed soccer any day. It’s been nearly a decade since the Premier League was the best soccer league on earth. Year after year, its teams are shown up on the continent. But the unrestrained speed and ambition that Premier League teams play with is what makes...
- Fri Aug 11 10:30 PM
London (AFP) – Substitutes Aaron Ramsey
and Olivier Giroud
scored as Arsenal twice came from behind to beat Leicester City 4-3 on Friday in a dizzily entertaining opening Premier League game. Record signing Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal ahead after only 85 seconds at the Emirates Stadium, befor...
- Fri Aug 11 10:28 PM
Arsenal started their campaign with a thriller against Leicester City. The game had everything; early goals, late goals, disallowed penalty, debut goal, excellent performances by substitutes, Wenger out chants and tactical shifts. Arsene Wenger’s side came out on top after trailing for most of th...
- Fri Aug 11 8:47 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Leicester Press Conference Welbeck great run GOAAAL!! Alexandre Lacazette 1-0 Leicester goal 1-1 Okazaki Oxlade-Chamberlain run and shot Bellerin called for foul in the box Great Welbeck chance Multiple Arsenal chances: Welbeck, Kolasinac Leicester goal 1-2 (Vardy) Huge Cech sav...
- Fri Aug 11 8:34 PM
£53 million well spent. For years, Arsenal supporters have been clamoring for a world class striker. This summer, they got their wish, with the Gunners spending a club record £53 million to bring in Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon. It only took him two minutes of Premier League action to find the b...
- Fri Aug 11 7:07 PM
Team Sheets - Arsenal v Leicester - 11-8-17 Vitalfootball: Leicester City: 11/08/2017 18:58:52 Leicester go to the Emirates Stadium as the visitors to Arsenal for the opening Premier League game.
- Fri Aug 11 6:49 PM
Join us this evening for live blog coverage of the first Premier League clash of the season, against Leicester, kick-off 19.45. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. You can switch between the main theme and the...
- Fri Aug 11 6:33 PM
The Gunners are battling for top four, while Leicester just wants stability. The new Premier League season is here, and it kicks off with what should be a very exciting match. Both Arsenal and Leicester City will be debuting new star strikers as they face off in the opening match on Friday. For t...
- Fri Aug 11 4:13 PM
By Jonathan Blaustein Well hello there, fellas? How has your summer been? (Yes, I’m making the assumption that most/all of you are men. Is that
- Fri Aug 11 3:50 PM
The Premier League kicks off tonight at The Emirates with a visit from 2015/16 champions Leicester City to the capital. The Gunners will be buzzing with confidence after their recent triumph in the FA Community Shield against nemesis, Chelsea but need to start the season well for once. Arsene We...
- Fri Aug 11 3:42 PM
Leicester's new boys aiming to ruin Arsenal's season before it starts - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture. Arsenal vs Leicester City English Premier League 2017/18 11th August, 19:45 pm BST Em...
- Fri Aug 11 3:06 PM
Arsenal youngster, Jeff Reine-Adelaide is being targeted by Ligue 1 side, Nantes. The French side are keen to bring the midfielder back to France according to L’Equipe (h/t Sport Witness). Since bursting onto the scene in the Emirates Cup two years ago, Reine-Adelaide has become frustrated by th...
- Fri Aug 11 2:20 PM
Follow Arsenal v Leicester City Live On Twitter - 11/8/17 Vitalfootball: Leicester City: 11/08/2017 14:12:53 Leicester City travel to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium today, this will be a 7.45pm kick-off.
- Fri Aug 11 2:20 PM
Follow Arsenal v Leicester Live On Twitter - 11/8/ Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 11/08/2017 14:16:28 Arsenal host Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium today, this will be a 7.45pm kick-off.
- Fri Aug 11 1:56 PM
Following the defeat by Arsenal in the community shield on Sunday, a lot of questions are being asked. It's good to note that since the arrival of Roman Abramovich Chelsea have had the upper hand against Arsenal for the most part. However, in their last two competitive games, Chelsea simply haven...
- Fri Aug 11 1:07 PM
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- Fri Aug 11 1:03 PM
In his press conference ahead of tonight’s match against Leicester City, Arsene Wenger has effectively ruled out a move for Leicester City winger, Riyad Mahrez. Having signed Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal well known to be after another attacking threat, especially considering t...
- Fri Aug 11 10:35 AM
Watford and Newcastle to pick up surprise points. City and Chelsea will win comfortably. Leicester and Arsenal will be a good game but Arse will come out on top.
- Fri Aug 11 9:08 AM
Koscielny To Serve A Suspension This Week - 11/8/1 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 11/08/2017 09:01:43 Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny
will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.
- Fri Aug 11 7:35 AM
Well, here we are folks, the brand new season is upon us and we kick off tonight against Leicester City at the Emirates. It’s a strange thing playing your first game on a Friday night because when you think of the opening day of a new league campaign you think of a sunny August day, … The post...
- Fri Aug 11 7:24 AM
The start of a new season has become something of a double-edged sword for Arsenal and the club’s supporters over the last decade. As at the same time as in previous years, the Gunners faithful are looking forward to the new campaign with optimism and a hope against hope that a consistent Premier...
- Fri Aug 11 7:01 AM
Arsenal hoping to agree deal with 30-goal Man City target, will make him PL's highest earner - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are determined to hold on to their star player Alexis Sanchez this summer. The Chilean has just one year left on his current deal and the player has turned do...
- Fri Aug 11 6:50 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast, the Arsenal podcast. The new season kicks off tonight, rather unusually, and Arsenal face Leicester City in the first game of the new campaign. To preview the new season of Premier League football, I’m joined as is traditional by Ken Early of Second Cap...
- Fri Aug 11 3:42 AM
London (AFP) – Fuelled by an historically lavish spending spree, the Premier League returns on Friday when Arsenal host Leicester in the opening game of the hotly-anticipated new season. Taking advantage of astronomical broadcast contracts and lucrative sponsorship deals, England’s superpowers ha...
- Thu Aug 10 6:55 PM
In last night’s Football Writer’s Association event, Arsene Wenger – somewhat candidly – admitted that there was some confusion within the club surrounding his future. Last season was a year where most Arsenal fans would like to forget. The Gunners once again crashed out of the round of 16 in th...
- Thu Aug 10 6:45 PM
The summer of 2001. That was the worst one. In my youth, football free summers were negotiated in a number of ways. Up until the age of 14 or 15, I was a keen player of the sport. So summers were largely spent taking advantage of extended daylight hours on the concrete five a side … The post In...
- Thu Aug 10 5:46 PM
When I was a kid, I loved going to a pool, any pool. If a friend had a pool, we were in it all summer,
- Thu Aug 10 5:08 PM
Time now for the traditional Arseblog season preview in which I take a look at the squad – as it stands – and assess our readiness for the new campaign. We’re aware the transfer window remains open, and have factored that in as much as possible, but it’s really about where we are now, and … The...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Aug 10 4:42 PM
Blues might be moving on from Giroud. Everton have been quickly running out of time with regards to finding a true target man for the 2017/18 season. Crystal Palace don’t want to sell Christian Benteke , and Olivier Giroud
doesn’t seem to want to exit Arsenal just yet. However, Steve Walsh’s high...
- Thu Aug 10 4:36 PM
West Ham's Carvalho Interest Vitalfootball: West Ham: 10/08/2017 16:28:02 Carvalho, previously linked with Arsenal and Manchester United, wants to move to the Premier League, which could increase West Ham's chances of signing him.
- Thu Aug 10 2:43 PM
Arsene Wenger is well known for giving opportunities to young players and unearthing some gems of the football world. At a an event to raise money for the Grenfell disaster, Wenger issued a statement on how he deals with a young player. “@ArsenalsRelated: Arsène Wenger on giving young players a c...
- Thu Aug 10 1:57 PM
Shakespeare Relishing Arsenal Test Vitalfootball: Leicester City: 10/08/2017 13:48:10 Manager Craig Shakespeare has said Leicester City are relishing the Premier League opener against Arsenal on Friday evening.
- Thu Aug 10 1:23 PM
Wenger confirms major injury blow for Arsenal, top class star set to miss these matches - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been dealt a major injury blow right before the start of the new season. Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the Gunners will be without their best player Alexis...
- Thu Aug 10 1:01 PM
Our First Look At The Arsenal Injury Table This Se Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 10/08/2017 12:38:25 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Aug 10 12:17 PM
So, Arsene Wenger held his first press conference yesterday, and he was asked about many of the things I wrote about yesterday. Alexis Sanchez was high on the agenda, and while there was nothing too fresh about his future, the news that he’s going to miss one or two weeks with an abdominal strain...
- Thu Aug 10 10:16 AM
Rooney Impact Backed Vitalfootball: Everton: 10/08/2017 09:58:44 Ex-Arsenal forward Henry backed Rooney to have an impact now he's 'back home' at Everton from Manchester United, hoping for a 'Hollywood ending' for the former England captain.
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Aug 10 7:19 AM
In today’s links: Holgate working hard to improve, could Everton pivot to Lanzini, and the Blues history on opening day. The Premier League starts tomorrow! OK, Everton doesn’t take the pitch until the weekend, but still. There is football that counts within the next 48 hours. This is reason to c...
- Thu Aug 10 1:50 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger brokered a fragile truce with Arsenal’s dissenting fans by winning the FA Cup, but has little margin for error ahead of Friday’s Premier League opener against Leicester City. Last season was by far the most difficult of Wenger’s 21-year tenure as manager, with Arsenal...