- Thu Mar 15 10:55 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger refused to condemn Danny Welbeck
after the striker was accused of diving to win the penalty that inspired Arsenal’s 3-1 win over AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday. After taking the first leg 2-0 in Milan last week, Wenger’s side were in danger of blowing their...
- Thu Mar 15 10:30 PM
London (AFP) – Danny Welbeck
was accused of diving to win the penalty that inspired Arsenal to book their place into the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-1 win over AC Milan on Thursday. After taking the first leg 2-0 in Milan last week, Arsene Wenger’s side were in danger of blowing their l...
- Thu Mar 15 10:30 PM
Paris (AFP) – Danny Welbeck
’s controversial penalty and a Gianluigi Donnarumma howler helped Arsenal beat AC Milan in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday 5-1 on aggregate, while Borussia Dortmund slumped to a shock exit at the hands of Salzburg. The 3-1 win on the night eases some of the pressu...
- Thu Mar 15 9:24 PM
Quote from chats on Today at 09:03:12 pm Welbeck's dive ruining what could have been a cracker of a game. Was it a clear dive? Watching to Dortmund game!
- Thu Mar 15 8:54 PM
Arsene Wenger and Aaron Ramsey
Pre-Milan Press Conference Big chance for AC Milan in the first minute Bellerin does well to chase the ball and keep it in Koscielny rises for the header on the Mkhitaryan corner Mkhitaryan shot blocked after Ozil pass Chance Welbeck – shoots straight at goalie Mila...
- Thu Mar 15 8:19 PM
Join us this evening for live blog coverage of the Europa League second-leg Round of 16 clash with AC Milan – kick off 20.05 We’ve got up the second live text commentary, updates, goal clips, observations and occasionally witty asides. Live blog chat is back too, but you must register an Arseblog...
- Thu Mar 15 7:12 PM
Arsenal v AC Milan - Team Sheets Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 15/03/2018 19:12:01 Arsenal are at the Emirates Stadium with AC Milan the visitors today, this is an 8.05pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.
- Thu Mar 15 6:46 PM
Arsenal vs AC Milan confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal will be eager to avoid any slip-ups when they host AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday. Goals by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey put the Gunners in control of the tie, but the Se...
- Thu Mar 15 4:09 PM
Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wales will be without Aaron Ramsey
at the China Cup as the Arsenal midfielder is set to undergo minor surgery but new manager Ryan Giggs on Thursday picked Gareth Bale
in his first squad. Ramsey is expected to play in Arsenal’s Europa League tie against AC Milan o...
- Thu Mar 15 2:45 PM
Arsenal have a big game today against AC Milan but before we get into that, I need to post a clarification on yesterday’s blog. Rafa Honigstein read my post and called me out on twitter. His complaints were that I…
- Thu Mar 15 2:45 PM
Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate handed an international recall to Jack Wilshere
on Thursday, while Burnley duo Nick Pope and James Tarkowski were called up for the first time for friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy later this month. Swansea’s Alf...
- Thu Mar 15 8:13 AM
Arsenal face AC Milan tonight in the second leg of the Round of 16 Europa League clash, carrying a 2-0 lead from the first game. It’s a healthy position to be in, but if you’ve watched us with any regularity in recent years, you will understand this is not an open and shut case by …
- Thu Mar 15 4:15 AM
‘I’m going’ – Real Madrid’s £275m ‘spoiled child’ could join Arsenal or Liverpool - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Diario Gol, Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez wants to leave the club this summer and could join one of Arsenal, Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur. The 26-year-old, who...
- Wed Mar 14 10:47 PM
Could Arsenal Star Have Signed A Pre-Contract With Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 14/03/2018 22:47:13 I'm certainly not saying that's the case, but with Jack Wilshere's contract at Arsenal still sitting on the table, it's a strange set of quotes from AC Milan's Gennaro Gattuso.
- Wed Mar 14 5:48 PM
Very few Arsenal players can claim to have improved as individuals during this campaign. The obvious dysfunction of the team has had a debilitating effect on the form of single players. At times, it is difficult to tell how good some of the newer players actually are, given the tactical chaos hav...
- Wed Mar 14 5:32 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger conceded Jack Wilshere
is no closer to agreeing a new deal with the Gunners on Wednesday, with the England international’s contract set to expire at the end of the season. Wilshere has re-established himself in the Arsenal first team this season after...
- Wed Mar 14 5:19 PM
Speaking to the Totally Football Podcast German journalist and well-respected author Rafael
Honigstein revealed several secrets about the Arsenal dressing room. He spoke about Per Mertesacker’s latest interview, in which the German defender revealed the extent of his injury history…
- Wed Mar 14 3:13 PM
Europa League Action Is Now Arsenal's Focus Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 14/03/2018 15:13:40 Manager Arsene Wenger has been previewing Thursday evenings clash between Arsenal and AC Milan today, and here's what he had to say.
- Wed Mar 14 3:10 PM
Arsenal Midfielder Set For England Recall? Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 14/03/2018 15:10:35 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said he feels confident that Jack Wilshere could return to the England squad when Gareth Southgate makes his selection.
- Wed Mar 14 11:41 AM
Last season was certainly frustrating for Dominic Thompson as, in his first season as a scholar at Arsenal, the young left-back was used sparingly at U18 level. This campaign he has seen his game time increase significantly, however, to the extent that he has captained Kwame Ampadu’s side of late...
- Wed Mar 14 10:50 AM
FA WSL Cup Final: Man City v Arsenal Live Stream O Vitalfootball: Man City: 14/03/2018 10:50:49 Tonight, Wednesday 14 March 2018 this season's FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Final sees holders Manchester City take on Arsenal. Kick off 7pm GMT.
Royal Blue Mersey
- Wed Mar 14 8:27 AM
Blues will offer the Englishman better personal terms Are Arsenal about to have an exodus on their hands? Their approach to contract negotiations with Jack Wilshere certainly seems that way. The midfielder has made it clear that he would like to stay with the Gunners, but with his contract expiri...
- Wed Mar 14 7:40 AM
Everton want 26-yr-old, ready to pay him more than Arsenal; Would be a masterstroke - originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton are looking to sign the Arsenal playmaker Jack Wilshere on a free transfer. The England international is out of contract in the summer and the Gunners are yet to agree...
- Wed Mar 14 7:19 AM
Morning all. Can we take a moment to stop and think about our old pal Alexis Sanchez who was so frustrated at being knocked out of the Champions League at the Round of 16 stage that he threw his gloves to the floor at every opportunity to make sure everyone knew just how frustrated he …
- Wed Mar 14 6:30 AM
Alexis Sanchez was one of the top forwards in the world at both Barcelona and Arsenal before his move in exchange for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January. The Chilean star has failed to replicate his form at his previous clubs since… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd legend had this to say about Alex...
- Tue Mar 13 4:45 PM
Please don’t read this blog post, it’s garbage. I’m rusty and I don’t know what I’m doing. It will take me a week to get back into the swing of things. Don’t read anything I write for a full week.…
- Tue Mar 13 1:36 PM
Former Gunners star wants Arsenal to raid Celtic for key man, would be a mistake - originally posted on Sportslens.com Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson believes that Arsenal should appoint Brendan Rodgers as a replacement for Arsene Wenger. The Gunners have had a terrible season by their standards a...
- Tue Mar 13 7:53 AM
AC Milan on Thursday is potentially Arsenal’s last meaningful fixture for two weeks. In fact, it’s potentially our last meaningful fixture of the season but I’m staying on the positive side of things here. We were scheduled to play Leicester City in the Premier League this coming weekend but beca...
- Tue Mar 13 4:00 AM
Real Madrid ‘on the ropes’ and desperate to complete £53m deal with Arsenal for £150k-per-week forward - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Diario Gol, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is ‘on the ropes’ as Los Blancos are desperate to cash in on Karim Benzema. The 30-year-old...
- Mon Mar 12 7:00 PM
van der Vaart has admitted his Netherlands teammate Robin van Persie
“spoke to Arsenal about me a few times, ” but the Gunners never made an approach. That was before the former Ajax and Real Madrid star moved to Tottenham in 2010, where he made 77 appearances and scored 28 goals. Van der...
- Mon Mar 12 4:00 PM
Arsenal youngster Emile Smith Rowe is expected to miss the majority of the rest of the youth season after being ruled out for six to eight weeks with torn ankle ligaments. The 17-year-old has enjoyed an excellent season that has seen him establish himself as an important member of Arsenal’s U23 s...
- Mon Mar 12 1:00 PM
Tottenham are interested in re-signing Luka Modric from Real Madrid this summer, according to reports in Spain. Modric over 150 appearances for Spurs between 2008 and 2012, scoring 17 goals. At Madrid he has emerged as one of the world’s finest central midfielders, winning three Champions League...
- Mon Mar 12 12:48 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. Two wins in a week, Mr Arse Ambassador, with these results you are really spoiling us. James and I get tucked into the Watford win, the deliciousness of Petr Cech’s penalty save from Troy Deeney, and w...
- Mon Mar 12 8:25 AM
No Complaints About Arsenal Defeat Vitalfootball: Watford: 12/03/2018 08:25:26 Watford head coach Javi Gracia has said he feels the side can have no complaints following Sunday's defeat to Arsenal.
- Mon Mar 12 8:20 AM
Giroud States His Claim For The Camp Nou Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 12/03/2018 08:20:13 Chelsea looking to emulate the 2012 heroes on Wednesday night
- Mon Mar 12 8:17 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video So, barely seconds after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had put Arsenal two goals up, Watford were awarded a penalty. Up stepped Troy Deeney, the man who had so much to say about us and our character after the 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road earlier i...
- Mon Mar 12 8:02 AM
Confidence Returns For Striker Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/03/2018 08:02:04 Arsenal's record transfer buy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said he believes his confidence has now returned following victory over Watford at the weekend.
- Mon Mar 12 7:58 AM
Five Things: Man United star shows quality, West Ham morons shame the game, Arsenal goalie enjoys payback - originally posted on Sportslens.com It was an action-packed weekend in the Premier League, with plenty going on at both ends of the table. Manchester United boosted their hopes of finishing...
- Mon Mar 12 6:52 AM
On This Day in Football: Andrew Watson creates history, Arsenal pay their debts - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1881, Andrew Watson of Queen’s Park became the first black professional footballer to receive an international cap. And what a debut it was. The full-back captained...
- Mon Mar 12 1:05 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal are struggling to win back their furious fans after thousands stayed away from the 3-0 Premier League win over Watford. For the second successive game at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal played in front of vast swathes of empty red seats on Sunday. Arsen...
- Sun Mar 11 6:21 PM
London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min ensured Tottenham Hotspur didn’t pay a heavy price for an ankle injury suffered by Harry Kane as he scored twice in a win 4-1 at Bournemouth on Sunday. Spurs move above Liverpool into third in the Premier League, but it was a bittersweet victory with concerns over Kan...
- Sun Mar 11 4:19 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger received a welcome boost as Arsenal eased a little of the pressure on their beleaguered boss with a 3-0 win over Watford on Sunday. After a wretched run left Wenger fighting to save his job, a 2-0 win at AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday offered the Frenchman...
- Sun Mar 11 1:32 PM
Huge chance for Aubameyang early Watford chance on counter GOAAAL! Shkodran Mustafi 1-0 Nice ball for Aubameyang who can’t get to it Big save by Cech to deny Watford Ooh…Aubameyang should have scored Iwobi chance, shot goes over Cech saves, but Watford with a big chance right after Huge Ozil chan...
- Sun Mar 11 12:31 PM
Arsenal vs Watford confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal host Watford on Sunday aiming to avoid a fourth consecutive Premier League defeat. The Gunners head into the game 13 points behind Tottenham Hotspur and their hopes securing a top four finish look remote....
- Sun Mar 11 10:40 AM
A good interview with a bright man, giving an interesting look into the life of a footballer. http://news.arseblog.com/2018/03/pe he-physical-and-mental-ordeals-of-his-career/ “My body is finished. Everyone says I should enjoy the last year, play as much as possible, take everything in. I’d rathe...
- Sun Mar 11 9:07 AM
Arsenal face Watford today in the Premier League looking to make it two wins in a week. Waking up Monday morning to a good performance and three points would be very welcome, and there’s a element of revenge in the build-up to today’s game. Not necessarily just for Troy Deeney who felt empowered...
- Sun Mar 11 12:21 AM
Today you saw the side of him that we are normally exposed to and the posters here use the same word to describe what he lacks consistency Has much has I would like to see all Liverpool buy become top class player, we have to admit that we som