- Wed Feb 14 6:57 PM
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be eligible to play for Arsenal in the Europa League following his former club Borussia Dortmund’s demotion to the continent’s secondary tournament, and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has subsequently urged Uefa to scrap the rule which vastly hinders his squad selec...
- Wed Feb 14 6:21 PM
Arsenal new boy Henrikh Mkhitaryan is one of the modern game’s most inventive midfielders with the ball at his feet, however the Armenian ace believes that Mesut Ozil is ‘the best’ No.10 the planet has to offer, despite the former Manchester United man registering 1 more assist than the German me...
- Wed Feb 14 6:00 PM
And so it came to pass that Arsenal’s best chance of not playing in the Europa League next season rests on winning the competition itself. For a clunky, unloved competition, it is perhaps apt that its greatest reward lies in the fact that you don’t have to enter it again for the next season. The …
- Wed Feb 14 5:00 PM
Week 27 has come and gone and Man City have no less of a grip on 1st place than before. They are looking to set all kinds of records if they continue on this pace and when you read the…
- Wed Feb 14 11:58 AM
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur keen on nabbing Real Madrid and Barcelona target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are eager to sign promising French defender Issa Diop. The 21-year-old has already made 80 appearances for Toulouse, scoring five goals, and is consid...
- Wed Feb 14 7:39 AM
On This Day in Football: Bobby Moore hits England century, Arsenal create history - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1973, England legend Bobby Moore earned his 100th cap for the Three Lions as they played Scotland at Hampden Park. Coincidentally, it was also Willie Ormond’s fir...
- Wed Feb 14 7:23 AM
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cup-tied for the Europa League – despite having not played in the Europa League this season – there was a chance for Alexandre Lacazette to remind Arsene Wenger he could still make a contribution this season. The French international would undoubtedly have played up...
- Wed Feb 14 7:07 AM
Arsenal forward Tyreece John-Jules is set to sign his first professional contract with the club. The Hale End product, who turns 17 today, has broken into Arsenal’s U23 squad this season, scoring two goals in three games at that level, while he has also caught the eye for the U18s and has particu...
- Wed Feb 14 6:59 AM
4-3-3: Arsenal’s strongest XI vs Ostersunds – Welbeck starts - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal lost their last league game against Tottenham at the Wembley Stadium. Now the Gunners are 7 points behind their neighbors and 8 points behind Chelsea, who occupy the final Champions League q...
- Tue Feb 13 7:25 PM
In order to reinvigorate Arsene Wenger’s floundering squad, the Gunners’ head of recruitment Sven Mislintat – according to a report published by The Sun – is supposedly monitoring the development of Hamburger SV’s 17-year-old Josha Vagnoman, who has featured for the Bundesliga outfit’s youth set...
- Tue Feb 13 7:00 PM
Harry Kane was let go by Arsenal at the age of eight because “he was a bit chubby, ” according to the Gunners’ former academy director Liam Brady. Kane scored the winner as Tottenham beat Arsenal 1-0 in Saturday’s north London derby. “He was a bit chubby, he wasn’t very athletic but we made a mis...
- Tue Feb 13 6:36 PM
With Arsenal preparing to battle Ostersunds FK in the last 32 of the Europa League on Thursday, the Premier League club have been dealt a major blow as it’s emerged – subject to a report published by City A.M. – that Alexandre Lacazette is to be unavailable for selection for 6 weeks after undergo...
- Tue Feb 13 5:25 PM
The 2017/18 League Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City has been moved to the ESPN flagship network in a big boost for soccer fans in the United States. The match, will be shown live from Wembley Stadium in England, was originally scheduled to air only on ESPN Deportes. But now that ESPN...
- Tue Feb 13 4:58 PM
Been by far Arsenals best player tonight. Will score a bucket load for them.
- Tue Feb 13 3:50 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be out of action for up to six weeks after undergoing an operation on his left knee, the club said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old had an arthroscopy in London and the procedure was described as a “success” by the Gunners. “The minor procedure w...
- Tue Feb 13 3:38 PM
Striker Blow For Wenger Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/02/2018 15:16:33 Arsenal have this afternoon confirmed that Alexandre Lacazette will now spend six weeks out on the sidelines having picked up a knee injury.
- Tue Feb 13 3:10 PM
London (AFP) – Olivier Giroud
is focused on nailing down a first-team place at Chelsea after a dramatic full debut against West Brom, during which he was forced to have five stitches for a head wound. The France striker, who moved from Arsenal for £18 million ($25 million) last month, impressed d...
- Tue Feb 13 2:44 PM
With Arsenal currently sitting sixth in the Premier League table, seven points behind rivals Tottenham, there is surely plenty of blame being passed around the Emirates as to why the club has struggled in the league. Some have turned to condemn Granit Xhaka, the player with the third-most complet...
- Tue Feb 13 7:58 AM
Chelsea face big battle with Paris-Saint Germain for Conte's replacement; Arsenal too? - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea face major competition from Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique. Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed...
- Tue Feb 13 6:53 AM
Chelsea’s 3-0 win last night moved them back into the top four ahead of Sp*rs, and the gap between us and the Champions League places is now eight points. Given that Chelsea play Manchester United before we play again in the league, the gap could be eleven points with just 11 games left to play. …
- Tue Feb 13 12:45 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is relieved to have options again up front in Olivier Giroud
and fit-again Alvaro Morata ahead of what the Italian says is a “massive” few weeks for Chelsea. Giroud’s touch set up Eden Hazard for the opening goal as Chelsea rolled over rock-bottom West Bromwich Albion...
- 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
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.
- 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 …
- 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...