- Sun Oct 15 10:09 PM
Joel Campbell made a major impact on his first appearance of the season for Real Betis as he scored, assisted and was involved in the build up to another goal in his side’s 6-3 defeat at home to Valencia. Campbell has been recovering from injury in the early stages of the season but he was …
- Sun Oct 15 7:14 PM
Spurs eyeing explosive Arsenal target in January, star could win the title for Pochettino - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are looking to make a move for the Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez in January. The Algerian wanted to leave the Foxes in the summer but there no concrete of...
- Sun Oct 15 7:08 PM
He’ll hope the team isn’t watching tape together this week. Leading up to the last international break, Arsenal showed signs that it had improved and was capable of making its way back into the top four. But Gooners are bemoaning the same old Arsenal after Tom Cleverley scored in the 93rd minute...
- Sun Oct 15 3:53 PM
Good morning fellow Gooners. I hope all is well with you where you are, unfortunately, I have a friend named Margarette in Dominica who is not all well. Margarette has been following this blog since almost the beginning in 2008.…
- Sun Oct 15 10:07 AM
Hi all. I'm Jim from Belfast, been a Liverpool fan since the day of the 71 FA Cup Final, my mate became a lifelong Arsenal fan that day and I became a lifelong Liverpool fan. Irish with an Irish sense of humour, dont take ANYTHING I say too seriously.
- Sun Oct 15 9:20 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there were three little pigs and … what …? You’ve heard it? Ok. A long time ago, Cinderella was … huh .. you’ve heard that one too? Right. It was a bright cold day … The post Watford 2-1...
- Sun Oct 15 4:26 AM
Another typical Arsenal player? Looks good on the ball but when his team really needed him today he went into hiding, and in the crucial moment he completely blew it.
- Sun Oct 15 1:34 AM
Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger believes a “scandalous” penalty was the main reason why his Arsenal side ended up losing 2-1 at Watford on Saturday. The result lifted Marco Silva’s Hornets into fourth place in the Premier League on a day when Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelse...
- Sat Oct 14 11:51 PM
This is brilliant start watching at 40 seconds.
- Sat Oct 14 9:51 PM
U18 Premier League Arsenal 5 (John-Jules 42, 83 (pen), Swanson, Ballard, Saka) Southampton 1 (Obafemi pen. 67) Tyreece John-Jules hit a brace as Arsenal U18s extended their unbeaten sequence to three games with a 5-1 thrashing of Southampton at London Colney today. Arsenal were without Emile Smit...
- Sat Oct 14 9:11 PM
Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsenal’s four-game winning run came to a stunning end at Watford as Tom Cleverley
’s stoppage-time strike sealed a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Gunners on Saturday. Per Mertesacker’s first Premier League goal in 1, 400 days had given Arsene Wenger’s side the plat...
- Sat Oct 14 8:07 PM
Arsenal lost another away game in the Premier League as they failed to capitalise on Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United dropping points. The Gunners looked like they were about to win again, when Troy Deeney’s penalty and Tom Cleverley’s close range effort took them apart. The manner of con...
- Sat Oct 14 6:02 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Watford Press Conference Schadenfreude: Liverpool and Man Utd drop points as De Gea makse massive save Schadenfreude: Chelsea lose as Zaha scores fantastic goal Lacazette doesn’t like his shoes Ooh..half-chance as Kolasinac cross just behind Welbeck Watford chance after hard cro...
- Sat Oct 14 5:07 PM
Team Sheets - Watford v Arsenal - 14-10-17 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 14/10/2017 16:43:11 Arsenal go to Vicarage Road as the visitors to Watford for the latest Premier League game.
- Sat Oct 14 2:29 PM
Watford are struggling a bit and Arsenal are looking for their fifth straight win in all competitions. After a bad start to the season that had the calls for Arsene Wenger to resign from Arsenal starting to grow louder again, things have turned around over the last month to the point that as they...
- Sat Oct 14 12:37 PM
Watford v Arsenal - Follow On Twitter - 14-10-17 Vitalfootball: Watford: 14/10/2017 12:08:42 Watford are at Vicarage Road with Arsenal the visitors today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.
Cartilage Free Captain
- Sat Oct 14 12:00 PM
Alas, there’s no Jack Wilshere
to boo this time. When Tottenham Hotspur last played Bournemouth, it was one of the last remaining matches at White Hart Lane. Jack Wilshere
was on loan with the Cherries, and Spurs were second in the league. Spurs got a goal from Vincent Janssen, injured Jack Wilsh...
- Sat Oct 14 9:35 AM
All right folks, here we go again and it’s Watford in the Premier League later this evening. Arsene Wenger has decisions to make about his team, related to injury of course. Laurent Koscielny, considered ‘not available’ on Thursday, was due to have a fitness test and his participation in training...
- Fri Oct 13 10:22 PM
Not even really talking about match quality to be honest. Just a white knuckle ride for the full match. For me, its probably Arsenal vs United in the semi final replay in 1999. I dont know if I'll ever see a game like it where the momentum swung as much due to so many incidents. Second leg vs Bar...
- Fri Oct 13 6:17 PM
Wenger vs SAF Rafa vs Allardyce Rafa vs SAF Capello vs Sacchi Mourinho vs Guardiola Mourinho vs Wenger Clough vs Revie Cruyff vs Van Gaal SAF vs Kenny Dalglish Mourinho vs Rafa Mourinho vs Frank Rijkaard SAF vs Keegan Which was/is the fiercest managerial rivalry we have ever seen? And of course,...
- Fri Oct 13 3:54 PM
Weird fact that you probably don’t know: Arsenal and Watford train at adjacent fields which are both just 23 minutes North of Watford’s stadium on Vicarage Road. Weird second fact you may not know: if Alexis and Ozil don’t play…
Royal Blue Mersey
- Fri Oct 13 2:59 PM
Will Ronald Koeman actually use him? One of the underlying themes to Everton ’s early season form has been the long term absentees due to injury. It seems as though that outlook will slowly be improving, though, and the first player to return to the fold will be Irish central midfielder James McC...
- Fri Oct 13 2:32 PM
As the season started and the transfer window closed, some thought Arsenal were a bit light at centre-back. Admittedly, those people still thought Nacho Monreal was being used as the left-sided player in our back three in a makeshift way. One month on and the Spaniard has been named the club’s pl...
- Fri Oct 13 2:00 PM
Occasional England international Jack Wilshere
has certainly endured his fair share of injuries during his professional career. Since making his first team debut with Arsenal during the 2008/09 campaign, he has only managed to play more than 25 Premier League matches just twice (including last ye...
- Fri Oct 13 11:58 AM
When I was a mere stripling, Arsenal was my be-all and end-all. If we lost I’d mope around all weekend, and if we won I’d be bouncing off the walls. I’d pore over league tables, cut out clippings from the papers, crouch over my portable radio and gen up on Arsenal’s history. I couldn’t get Read More
- Fri Oct 13 10:20 AM
Man City could sign star on a massive bargain in January, he wants to play for Guardiola - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal winger Alexis Sanchez is closing in on an exit from Emirates in January and it seems that Manchester City is the most likely destination. According to Daily Mirro...
- Fri Oct 13 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: Arsenal complete world record transfer - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1928, Arsenal completed the world record transfer of forward David Jack from Bolton Wanderers for a massive fee of £10, 890. Interestingly, this was not the first time that a club...
- Fri Oct 13 6:22 AM
Good morning everyone. I’m very excited, my new fridge arrives this morning. Just a little pro-tip for all you DIY men and women out there: when you’re defrosting a freezer don’t try and accelerate the process by hacking away at the ice with a bread knife. Despite the very satisfying chunks that...
- Fri Oct 13 5:18 AM
On this week’s show I chat with Amy Lawrence about the upcoming documentary ’89’ which, unsurprisingly, tells the epic story of Arsenal’s title win in the 88-89 season. Needing to go to Anfield and win by two clear goals, Michael Thomas’s last gasp winner has become an unforgettable piece of Arse...
- Fri Oct 13 1:41 AM
Good morning Arsene, can we start with your latest team news? I haven’t seen everybody, because some players are coming back today and some are in tomorrow, like Alexis (So why do we do the press conferences today instead of…
- Thu Oct 12 10:17 PM
Rumours of 12.30 xmas eve kick off, f**king bas**rds
- Thu Oct 12 8:07 PM
Sky Sports pundit suggests drastic measure to address Özil conundrum - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are fifth on the Premier League table after recording four wins in the seven games played so far. After a disappointing run of form early on in the season, Arsenal head to Watford th...
- Thu Oct 12 6:00 PM
As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, Arsenal are nearing the end of a cycle with the current squad, with most of their clutch players either exiting their prime years, or departing for pastures new. Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez were the poster boys for this iteration of the Arsenal team and they wi...
- Thu Oct 12 4:26 PM
Wenger Talks Watford Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/10/2017 16:07:34 Manager Arsene Wenger has obviously discussed team news and what he expects from Watford this weekend during his pre game press conference - here's what he had to say.
- Thu Oct 12 4:02 PM
Wenger On Chambers & Ozil Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/10/2017 15:48:47 Manager Arsene Wenger has been holding his pre game press conference, and the topics of Calum Chambers, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez came up.
- Thu Oct 12 12:20 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger conceded on Thursday he may have no option but to sell star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the January transfer window. The pair are both out of contract at the end of the season and are yet to agree new deals. As things stand, they will be a...
- Thu Oct 12 9:40 AM
Chambers Pens Two Year Arsenal Extension Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/10/2017 09:10:41 Calum Chambers signed a new two year deal at Arsenal on Wednesday.
- Thu Oct 12 9:40 AM
Theres an upcoming documentary on Arsenals win at Anfield to be released next month. https://www.theguardian.com/footbal s-arsenal-dramatic-title-win-at-anfield-video Obviously not an Arsenal fan, but this could be a good watch. Best finish to a league season ever.
- Thu Oct 12 8:39 AM
Arsenal boss eyeing move for Napoli defender, Inter Milan also in the running - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are considering a move for Napoli central defender Nikola Maksimovic. The 25-year-old joined Napoli from Torino last summer, but has failed to nail down a regular place in t...
- Thu Oct 12 8:17 AM
The Arsenal Walking Wounded - Injury News 12/10/17 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/10/2017 07:54:38 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Oct 12 7:55 AM
Arsenal players and contract extensions seem to go together like … erm … toothpaste and orange juice right at this moment in time. A quick look at the list of contract expiry dates should leave nobody in any doubt that there’s a lot of work to do. All the focus is on the big names, … The post O...
- Wed Oct 11 5:49 PM
USA men’s nationalism team went to Trinidad and Tobago, angered the locals by making a big deal of the conditions, and then promptly lost in a fit of American hubris not seen since… well since something Trump probably did this…
- Wed Oct 11 12:48 PM
Arsenal Interested in Barcelona`s Turan Vitalfootball: Barca: 11/10/2017 12:37:53 The opening of the January transfer window could see a Barcelona midfielder leave the Camp Nou.
- Wed Oct 11 9:27 AM
Mustafi Out Of Watford Tie Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 11/10/2017 09:09:43 Defender Shkodran Mustafi has now been ruled out of Arsenal's tie this weekend with Watford after picking up a hamstring injury whilst on duty for Germany.
Three and in
- Wed Oct 11 8:02 AM
When North London’s finest reds take on North West London’s finest yellows this Saturday, it will be the 27th time the two clubs have met on the football pitch. You’ll have to go all the way back to 1905 to see when the two clubs first met, the then Woolwich Arsenal (spurs fans shudder), beating …
- Wed Oct 11 7:58 AM
When Arsenal signed Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona in 2014, it was after a long season at Barcelona and a World Cup summer which saw Chile reach the Round of 16. The following year he went all the way with his country to win the Copa America, and in 2016 there was centenary Copa America that … T...