- Tue Aug 14 11:46 PM
Geroge Graham built an Arsenal team which was solid defensively but lacked attacking flair and was criticised for it. Wenger came in and unlocked the attacking flair while having the benefit of resting on the efforts of Graham's defensive coaching. Arsenal were successful until Graham's defensive...
- Tue Aug 14 3:40 PM
I know that I’m not supposed to publish here today but I woke up this morning to yet another announcement of yet another streaming service putting Arsenal matches behind their paywall. This was for FA Cup matches, which will only…
- Tue Aug 14 7:48 AM
Arsenal defender Stephan Lichsteiner makes claim about former club Juventus - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has claimed that his former club Juventus can go all the way and win the Champions League this season. Lichtsteiner won several straight Scudetti...
- Tue Aug 14 7:31 AM
, useless. How is he still first choice?! Arsenal look just the same as when they had Wenger.
- Tue Aug 14 7:03 AM
The reaction to our opening day defeat has, in my experience at least, been pleasingly measured for the most part. I know we can all cultivate our own Twitter and social media experience – some might say it’s an echo-chamber which leaves us no room for alternative points of view. My personal feel...
- Tue Aug 14 6:12 AM
Big Sam slams Arsenal boss Emery - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former West Ham and Everton manager Sam Allardyce has slammed Arsenal manager Unai Emery after the Gunners fell to a 2-0 defeat against Manchester City during the weekend. Allardyce believes that the former PSG tactician Emery...
- Tue Aug 14 1:00 AM
Eric Dier has suggested Tottenham’s six rivals have failed to strengthen their squads despite bringing in new players. Spurs didn’t make a single signing during the summer transfer window while the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal bought a number of players in an attempt to compete with last season...
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Aug 13 9:59 PM
City looked in supreme form on Sunday but who shone the brightest in this opening day victory? Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City cruised to an opening day victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon with goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva enough to give the Blues all...
- Mon Aug 13 7:35 PM
London (AFP) – Petr Cech
became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club’s Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City. Cech was selected
- Mon Aug 13 7:13 PM
Arsenal star responds to Bayer Leverkusen's troll after defeat to Guardiola's side - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are at the beginning of a new era under a new manager as the Gunners appointed Unai Emery as their new manager after Arsene Wenger decided to step down following the en...
- Mon Aug 13 5:46 PM
To the casual observer, it seems reasonably clear that the balance of power has shifted in North London. Arsenal finished above their fierce rivals Tottenham for 22 consecutive seasons, but in 2016-17, that streak ended emphatically. There is evidence to suggest that Tottenham will remain the mor...
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Aug 13 5:21 PM
City frequently changing shape played a big role in their season opening victory against Arsenal. We’re back Bitter & Blue family!! And it is oh so good to be back. I’ve never been as jacked up for a Premier League as I am right now! There are so many reasons to be excited that I would love to ta...
- Mon Aug 13 3:56 PM
This weekend I got into an argument with someone on twitter over Jagielka’s red card in which he told me vehemently that I’ve never watched football. Over and over, he kept saying this, until I muted him. Earlier in the…
- Mon Aug 13 1:50 PM
London (AFP) – Bernardo Silva has warned Manchester City’s Premier League rivals that their impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal proved the champions remain hungry for more silverware. Silva killed off Arsenal with City’s second goal
- Mon Aug 13 1:26 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech
pleaded for patience after Unai Emery’s first match as Arsene Wenger’s successor ended in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. The Gunners were largely outclassed by the Premier
Everton FC Blogs
- Mon Aug 13 1:01 PM
Paul Tait’s Everton Under-18s have been drawn against West Bromwich Albion, Arsenal and Fulham in the group stage of the 2018/19 Premier League Cup. The draw is mirrored for the Under-16 tournament an
- Mon Aug 13 12:50 PM
Arsenal have confirmed in the official matchday programme that Josh Dasilva has left the club. Dasilva, a product of Arsenal’s Hale End academy, made three appearances for the first-team, all of which came in the Carabao Cup last season. The 19-year-old was offered a new contract by Arsenal but d...
- Mon Aug 13 11:46 AM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. So the Unai Emery era has begun, and not unexpectedly Man City were too strong for us. We discuss the match, the performance, the new style of play, and whether we might have been wiser to do things di...
- Mon Aug 13 8:20 AM
Arsenal won't win the Premier League, Emery must be bold and unleash star duo - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal won’t win the Premier League this season. They probably won’t win it next year either. It’s fair to say that Arsene Wenger hasn’t exactly left new manager Unai Emery with th...
- Mon Aug 13 7:32 AM
Arsenal manager Unai Emery comments on his goalkeeping situation - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said that Bernd Leno must wait for his chance to get first-team action in goal. Leno arrived at the Gunners this summer from Bayer Leverkusen. The German was expected...
- Mon Aug 13 6:50 AM
Match Report – Player Ratings – By the numbers – Video It was clear from pre-season that Unai Emery was going to need some time to get his team playing the way he wants, and it was also fairly clear that facing a team as good and as well-oiled as Man City at this nascent …
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Aug 13 6:27 AM
A Look Back At The First Round Matches As The Premier League Returns Manchester City got off to a smooth start with a comfortable 2-0 win at Arsenal . Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva gave City the perfect start to the new season as the blues dominated Unai Emery’s Gunners. But how d...
- Mon Aug 13 2:08 AM
The Unai Emery era began on Sunday with a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. The defending Premier League champions seemed sharp, especially for the opening match of the season. It was clearly evident, however, that
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Aug 12 10:00 PM
Get the Full Reaction from today’s win on the first game day of the season! What a great opening day for Manchester City ! The Blues absolutely handled Arsenal in the first game of the new Premier League season. Winning 2-0 away at the Emirates and did so in conclusive fashion. Thanks to goals by...
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Aug 12 9:20 PM
City open title defence with a comfortable victory over new-look Arsenal Manchester City began their league campaign in emphatic fashion on Sunday with a comfortable 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva in each half where enough to take all t...
- Sun Aug 12 8:05 PM
London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City’s stars for shaking off their World Cup fatigue as the champions made a flying start to the Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win against Arsenal. Guardiola’s
- Sun Aug 12 7:34 PM
resumed his starting place for Arsenal on Sunday in the opening encounter of the 2018-19 Premier League campaign against Manchester City, a frustrating 2-0 loss for the Gunners, however the veteran stopper believes that despite the defeat the squad has to take the positives from the gam...
- Sun Aug 12 6:43 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City ruined the start of the Unai Emery era at Arsenal as the champions signalled their intent to retain the Premier League title with a stylish 2-0 win on Sunday. Pep
- Sun Aug 12 6:08 PM
Some Arsenal fans react after suffering 2-0 defeat to Manchester City - originally posted on Sportslens.com The defending champions of the English Premier League, Manchester City started their title defence with a win over Arsenal that is the last match of the first round of the Premier League. I...
- Sun Aug 12 5:37 PM
Still absolute dogshite I see. Seems it was asking for a bit too much for Arsenal to threaten a weakened City team at home.
- Sun Aug 12 4:00 PM
Guendouzi fouled, yellow card Guendouzi fouled, yellow card The post Arsenal vs Manchester City Highlights appeared first on Arsenalist .
- Sun Aug 12 3:14 PM
Join us this afternoon for live blog coverage of our first Premier League game of the season, and the Unai Emery era, against Man City at the Emirates. We’ve got up the second live text commentary, updates, goal clips, observations and occasionally witty asides. If you want to join the chat, regi...
- Sun Aug 12 3:03 PM
Arsenal vs Man City confirmed starting line-ups: Gunners new signing on bench, City star doesn't start - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal face Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday hoping to make a winning start under new manager Unai Emery. Watch Arsenal v Manchester City an...
- Sun Aug 12 8:08 AM
So, we’ve had all the talk, all the summer, all the pre-season preparation, all the hard work and the letting people know about the hard work, the tactical adjustments, the change in playing style, the different demands from a new head coach, new personnel on and off the pitch, and the time has c...
- Sun Aug 12 7:36 AM
This post is short. For the first time in our Arsenal lives, most of us have only known Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal, we are going to watch a competitive match coached by a manager who isn’t Arsene Wenger. And I know…
- Sun Aug 12 2:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Man City on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. In the most highly anticipated Premier League game
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,...