- Mon Aug 21 10:58 PM
Premier League 2 Arsenal 4 (Nelson 11, 57, Nketiah 15, 37) Manchester City 3 (Smith 31, Diaz 68, Nmecha 74) By Jeorge Bird @ Emirates Stadium If the first two games of the season are anything to go by this will be an enthralling campaign for Arsenal U23s. After coming from behind to beat Derby …
- Mon Aug 21 10:31 PM
AS Monaco have reportedly enquired as to the availability of Alexis Sanchez, according to RMC Sport. The Ligue 1 champions are the latest club to register an interest in the Chilean forward, who only has a year left on his current contract, and at this point in time, seems unlikely to sign a new...
- Mon Aug 21 10:00 PM
Great weekend for United. City, Arsenal and Spurs have all dropped points.
- Mon Aug 21 8:55 PM
Two Stoke City fans created one of the most memorable goal celebrations of the year during the team’s win over Arsenal on Saturday. Stoke score so this fan thinks he's Hulk Hogan with the big leg drop #SCFC #StokeCity #PremierLeague #hulkhogan #Wrestlemania pic.twitter.com/LsmbI036Cp — Phill Barr...
- Mon Aug 21 7:22 PM
Arsenal midfielder, Jon Toral is set to join Hull City on a season-long loan according to ESPN. Hull boss, Leonid Slutsky is keen to add numbers to his Championship squad and has identified Toral as a valuable addition. Toral joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2011, along with Hector Bellerin but...
- Mon Aug 21 6:38 PM
Serie B side, Empoli have confirmed the signing of Ismael Bennacer on a permanent deal. The 19-year-old’s chances of getting any first-team have looked pretty bleak at the club, with a raft of players ahead of him, including Francis Coquelin, Jack Wilshere and Mohamed Elneny on the bench. Indeed,...
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- Mon Aug 21 6:27 PM
Blues really into the deep end of Arsenal’s roster now. Arsenal has four strikers on their first team roster. Everton has been linked with three of them. The latest is outcast Lucas Perez, a player that Arsene Wenger bought but apparently doesn’t like, which is confusing because the Spaniard actu...
- Mon Aug 21 4:05 PM
Arsenal have sold midfielder Ismael Bennacer to Serie B side Empoli. The Algeria international, who impressed while on loan at Tours last season, had spoken of his desire to play first-team football and has now ended his association with the Gunners. An arrival from Arles-Avignon two years ago, B...
- Mon Aug 21 3:39 PM
Adrian Clarke’s tactical breakdown of the Arsenal loss to Stoke did an excellent job picking over the corpse of the match. Clarke criticized Ramsey’s positioning,
- Mon Aug 21 12:56 PM
Both Celtic and Leeds are battling it to sign Chuba Akpom on a permanent transfer according to the Daily Mirror. Akpom is ready to leave Arsenal in search of consistent first-team football, following loan spells at Brentford, Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Hull City and most recently Brighton...
- Mon Aug 21 12:49 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we look back at the 1-0 defeat to Stoke, and try to make some sense of Arsene Wenger’s team selection and substitutions. We also discuss the manager’s lack of faith in so many of hi...
- Mon Aug 21 12:04 PM
Alli tips Sanchez for Tottenham glory, Arsenal legend not convinced - originally posted on Sportslens.com Dele Alli believes new signing Davinson Sanchez will help Tottenham’s bid for success this season, but former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is not convinced that Spurs needed another defender...
- Mon Aug 21 11:51 AM
Arsenal defenders, Carl Jenkinson
and Cohen Bramall have joined Birmingham City on a season-long loan deal, as confirmed by the Blues’ website. The defensive pair will bolster Harry Redknapp’s backline and are both eligible for Birmingham’s Carabao Cup fixture against Bournemouth. OFFICIAL: Blu...
- Mon Aug 21 11:37 AM
Confirmed: Blues complete loan deals for Arsenal defenders Vitalfootball: Birmingham: 21/08/2017 11:22:01 Blues have swooped for Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall
- Mon Aug 21 11:21 AM
Arsenal defender Cohen Bramall has joined Championship side Birmingham City on a season-long loan deal. The 21-year-old signed for Arsenal from non-league side Hednesford Town in January and went on to produce some encouraging performances for the Gunners at U23 level, earning him a place in the...
- Mon Aug 21 10:45 AM
Transfer news: Blues set to sign Arsenal duo on loan Vitalfootball: Birmingham: 21/08/2017 10:28:02 Carl Jenkinson
and Cohen Bramall are posied to arrive at St. Andrew's on loan
- Mon Aug 21 9:37 AM
Cech's Stoke Frustration Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 21/08/2017 09:25:59 Goalkeeper Petr Cech
has spoken about his frustration at Arsenal's defeat to Stoke City at the weekend.
- Mon Aug 21 6:27 AM
The Stoke result continues to loom large, with Arsene Wenger urging some calm after just the second game of the season. He says: Let’s not go overboard. We lost one game. I can understand that but overall I believe there were a lot of positives in the game as well because we created many chances....
- Mon Aug 21 5:25 AM
So, they have tripped against Stoke. Their game has become considerably slower. They will struggle against bus parkers and their defence is there to be exploited.
- Sun Aug 20 5:36 PM
The Arsenal are BACK, baby! After 45 minutes of relatively good play, and with Stoke’s star attacking player off the pitch with a hamstring injury,
- Sun Aug 20 1:35 PM
Arsenal may have not lost out in the race for Nice midfielder, Jean-Michael Seri, contrary to reports from Spain. Spanish news outlet, Mundo Deportivo, Seri is set to seal a €40 million move to Barcelona next week. The article suggests that Arsenal – who had held informal talks with the player –...
- Sun Aug 20 12:14 PM
Arsenal suffered a surprising 1-0 loss to Stoke City yesterday as Arsenal’s usual bogey team once again reared its head. Following a thrilling, yet worrying 4-3 win over Leicester last week, Arsenal put in a very poor performance to suffer their first loss of the season. Following the game, Stev...
- Sun Aug 20 9:17 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video It’s unusual to open a blog with a song, but this morning this one is going around in my head and it seems particularly apt. Nothing’s changed I still love you, oh, I still love you Only slightly, only slightly less than I used … The post S...
- Sun Aug 20 8:23 AM
Hughes tips Stoke new-boy for success after winner against Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Stoke boss Mark Hughes believes Jese will light up the Premier League after seeing his new signing grab the winner against Arsenal on Saturday. The striker, who arrived on loan from Paris Sain...
- Sun Aug 20 7:59 AM
Former Liverpool captain questions Arsenal midfielder’s desire - originally posted on Sportslens.com Steven Gerrard
questioned Mesut Ozil’s desire after Arsenal fell to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday. Jese Rodriguez’s second half strike gave Stoke the points, but the former...
- Sun Aug 20 7:58 AM
Arsenal legend tips Lukaku to be a hit at Manchester United - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says Romelu Lukaku
needs to work on his movement to take his game to the next level, but believes the Belgian striker will thrive under Jose Mourinho. The £90 million sum...
- Sun Aug 20 2:34 AM
Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger believes his side does not receive its fair share of penalty decisions, a view he claimed was demonstrated in their 1-0 Premier League defeat at Stoke City. The Arsenal manager was left beaten by an early second half goal from Stoke’s new Span...
- Sun Aug 20 12:14 AM
Read my BTN piece over on Arseblog News. More tomorrow.
- Sat Aug 19 8:40 PM
Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Stoke City’s new loan signing Jese Rodriguez made an immediate impact by scoring the only goal as his side stunned Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday. The 24-year-old Spaniard, who only arrived in England this week, started and finished the move that...
- Sat Aug 19 8:12 PM
London (AFP) – Jese Rodriguez made a memorable start to life at Stoke City by scoring the only goal of a 1-0 victory over Arsenal at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday. The Spanish forward, a loan signing from Paris Saint-Germain, finished crisply in the 47th minute to bring Arsene Wenger’s side down...
- Sat Aug 19 7:48 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Stoke Press Conference Thierry Henry’s tactical analysis of Lacazette Nice move and run by Ox playing at wingback Big early save by Petr Cech Lacazette touch takes care of two defenders Handball/penalty shout by Arsenal Great passing by Arsenal in the box Great pass leads to Ram...
- Sat Aug 19 4:54 PM
Stoke v Arsenal - Team Sheets - 19-8-17 Vitalfootball: Stoke: 19/08/2017 16:46:22 Stoke are at the Bet365 Stadium with Arsenal the visitors for the latest Premier League game.
- Sat Aug 19 4:33 PM
Join us this evening for live blog coverage of the Premier League clash against Leicester, kick-off 17.30. 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 mobile theme at the b...
- Sat Aug 19 2:31 PM
U18 Premier League Arsenal 1 (Olayinka 34) Aston Villa 0 A first-half strike from James Olayinka saw Arsenal U18s prevail past their Aston Villa counterparts at London Colney today. Having been thrashed 4-1 by Fulham on the opening day, Kwame Ampadu was looking for a response from his team agains...
- Sat Aug 19 1:34 PM
“Back once again with the renegade master, D4 damager, power to the people, ” as the old Grenadier Guards regimental song used to go as we marauded through Crimea. Lustily we sang it, red of tunic, once again spanking the Russian Empire along with our chums the Ottomans, the French, and, erm, the...
- Sat Aug 19 12:09 PM
Stoke v Arsenal - Follow On Twitter - 19-8-17 Vitalfootball: Stoke: 19/08/2017 12:03:40 Stoke are at the Bet365 Stadium with Arsenal the visitors today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.
- Sat Aug 19 12:02 PM
brands Arsenal as ‘worst sore losers’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Stoke City player Jonathan Walters
has labelled Arsenal as the ‘worst sore losers’ ahead of Saturday’s Premier League fixture between the two sides. Walters signed for Burnley this summer after sev...
- Sat Aug 19 10:59 AM
Arsenal will look to make it two wins from two when they travel to play Stoke City on Saturday. It was a rollercoaster of a game, but Arsenal nicked a late winner at home to Leicester City last Friday to kick off their Premier League campaign with a win. They’ll hope for rather more routine succe...
- Sat Aug 19 10:18 AM
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson believes that Jose Mourinho should make a bid in excess of £50 million to secure the signing of Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean international is in the final 12 months of his contract at… Continue Reading →
- Sat Aug 19 9:42 AM
Our second Premier League game of the season sees us travel to Stoke, a place that has not been particularly kind to us down the years. I think we go there this time around a little less weighed down by history, given that our last visit there resulted in a thoroughly enjoyable 4-1 win. Despite ...
- Fri Aug 18 6:55 PM
After a memorable opening weekend of Premier League action featuring an upset of the defending champions, a wild back-and-forth affair between Arsenal and Leicester City in the league’s first ever Friday night opener, and a two-goal debut for major Manchester United offseason signing Romelu Lukak...
- Fri Aug 18 6:22 PM
Gabriel Leaves Arsenal Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 18/08/2017 18:10:43 Gabriel has today departed Arsenal and signed for Valencia for an undisclosed fee.
- Fri Aug 18 4:33 PM
We keep being told that Mark Hughes has changed this Stoke side. That they are no longer the in-your-face team which snapped Aaron Ramsey
- Fri Aug 18 4:15 PM
Inter Fail With Mustafi Loan Move Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 18/08/2017 16:06:10 It's been reported this afternoon that Inter Milan have had a loan move for Shkodran Mustafi rejected by Arsenal.
- Fri Aug 18 2:21 PM
Transfer Talk: Redknapp interested in Arsenal defender Vitalfootball: Birmingham: 18/08/2017 14:14:41 Birmingham City are reportedly chasing Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson
- Fri Aug 18 1:56 PM
Hughes Wants Arsenal Revenge Vitalfootball: Stoke: 18/08/2017 13:39:43 Manager Mark Hughes was again in front of the media earlier this morning talking all things Arsenal ahead of this weekend's tie.
- Fri Aug 18 9:31 AM
Arsenal One Of The Europa League Special 16 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 18/08/2017 09:11:31 With 44 teams still battling it out for this year's Europa League campaign, and clubs from the Champions League still to drop in, 16 clubs are already confirmed
- Fri Aug 18 8:00 AM
Hello everyone, not sure where to start this morning as what happened in Barcelona is very much on my mind. It’s a place I’ve lived and a place I love, and where I still have family and friends. Family who were caught up in the horror of yesterday, but who thankfully escaped without serious injur...
- Fri Aug 18 6:58 AM
This podcast was recorded yesterday evening, as news of the horrible attack in Barcelona came through, and given my connection with the place it was very much on my mind, so the first 10 minutes of this show are a bit introspective. If you don’t want to hear that this morning, and I can understan...
- Fri Aug 18 3:37 AM
Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsenal head to Stoke City this weekend aiming to register a second victory of the season and divert attention away from continuing questions about the future of Alexis Sanchez. Arsene Wenger’s side kicked off the Premier League campaign in exciting, if not...
- Fri Aug 18 12:25 AM
I might buy tickets to that game but the date is not confirmed yet. How likely is it that this could be a Monday night game? Not very I presume? And hope.
- Thu Aug 17 10:46 PM
The 2017/18 season of the Premier League kicked off on a Friday for the first time as Arsenal hosted Leicester, which drew 375, 000 viewers on NBCSN, up 80% from last season’s opener between Hull and Leicester on CNBC. Premier League viewership peaked at 1.028 million viewers on Sunday afternoon...
- Thu Aug 17 10:24 PM
By Suvidude —————————— One of those days in Barcelona, Spain. A phone call between with two very important people in football, Barcelona Head of Negotiations
- Thu Aug 17 9:55 PM
Arsenal have officially promoted youngsters Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Cohen Bramall to the first-team squad. All three players featured for the senior team in pre-season and are now part of Arsene Wenger’s squad for this campaign. Winger Nelson progresses to the first-team squad despite still...
- Thu Aug 17 6:00 PM
At the final whistle on Friday night, the Emirates Stadium DJ blew the dust off of the vinyl sleeve and reached for an old classic. The closing refrain of ‘Hey Jude’ echoed and a breathless arena reappropriated the words in honour of match winner Olivier Giroud
. Finally, Arsenal fans were singing...
- Thu Aug 17 4:32 PM
Arsene Wenger sat down with renown journalist Philippe Auclair (author of Thierry Henry’s splendid biography Lonely at the Top) and gave one of his famous
- Thu Aug 17 4:26 PM
Gabriel Set For Valencia Switch Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 17/08/2017 16:07:48 It's being reported today that Arsenal defender Gabriel is set for a switch to Valencia.
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- Thu Aug 17 12:41 PM
Koeman getting understandably desperate. Olivier Giroud
is staying at Arsenal . Nikola Kalinic is joining AC Milan. Crystal Palace don’t want to sell Christian Benteke. Enter Diego Costa ? Probably not. Everton ’s search for a man to lead the line has gotten so dire in recent days that a reporter...
- Thu Aug 17 12:31 PM
Arsène Wenger: “There are moments where a manager feels very alone.” Speaking in an extensive, exclusive interview with France Football , Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger discussed the new season, as well as what really happened with his contract situation this summer and much more. Arsène, what is the...
- Thu Aug 17 11:57 AM
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has publicly claimed that Arsene Wenger’s long reign at Arsenal would be over if his long-promised takeover comes to fruition. He has previously mentioned his desire to buy the club and even bid to takeover the club in 2010. In an interview with Bloomberg, D...
- Thu Aug 17 11:33 AM
After weeks of inactivity, in terms of outbound transfers, Arsenal are set to complete the transfer of Gabriel to Valencia for £10 million, according to reports. Wenger has been desperate to offload squad players this summer in order to clear space on Arsenal’s wage bill. Kieran Gibbs, Lucas Per...
- Thu Aug 17 9:50 AM
The Latest Arsenal Injury Table News Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 17/08/2017 09:41:23 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Aug 17 7:55 AM
The manager met the press yesterday and we can cover some bits and pieces from that in a few minutes, but the most interesting story today is that Gabriel appears to be on the brink of a move to Valencia. Firstly, it’s a player going out and we all know we’ve got to shift a … The post Does a...
- Thu Aug 17 4:48 AM
Furniture Row Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing have modified their technical alliance that gives FRR more managerial control of the pit crew for drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones. Under terms of the alliance between the two Toyota-supported organizations, JGR trains and supplies the pit crew mem...