Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Sep 22 7:40 PM
Taking a look at how the Toffees’ opponents did last weekend In this series we are going to be taking a look at our upcoming opponent’s last match in the Premier League. The goal is to look at how the team is currently playing to derive some insight into how Everton may attack and what the squad...
- Sat Sep 22 6:52 PM
I think I have a solution. A way to stop all the arguing about who should start, Torreira or Guendouzi. It’s a pretty radical solution. It’s so big you could even call it a “Douzi”. Start Torreira and Guendouzi. Defensively, …
- Sat Sep 22 5:35 PM
London (AFP) – Gabon and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has slammed the country’s decision to name his father as national team coach without a deal being finalised. The Gabonese football federation (Fegafoot) announced on Wednesday
- Sat Sep 22 4:50 PM
Milan (AFP) – Former Arsenal winger Gervinho
scored a stunning goal as Parma beat Cagliari 2-0 in Serie A on Saturday to secure back-to-back wins after they shocked Inter Milan at the San Siro last
- Sat Sep 22 2:40 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Mesut Ozil has thanked Jerome Boateng for public support in the wake of Ozil’s controversial retirement from international football. Ozil, 29, walked away from the Germany squad in July, claiming he was
- Sat Sep 22 2:25 PM
U18 Premier League Norwich City 1 (Barkarson 40) Arsenal 5 (Greenwood 23, 44, Clarke 48, Coyle 54, 90) Sam Greenwood and Trae Coyle both hit braces as Arsenal U18s thrashed Norwich City 5-1 away today, with Harry Clarke also getting on the scoresheet. Coach Kwame Ampadu made three changes to his...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Sep 22 1:00 PM
This week at Arsenal won’t tell us much So getting blown out by West Ham wasn’t good. I know, you’re glad you clicked for such tremendous insight. Six points through five games, only one win in the league, not how we drew it up, to be sure. But should we be worried yet? Alarmist reports have told...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Sep 22 11:25 AM
Away to a traditional top-six side — what do you think we’re gonna predict? An overly simplified version of this week’s Prediction League post could really be summed up in a paragraph: West Ham is bad. Everton lost to West Ham at home, which was bad for our predictions because we thought Everton...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Sep 22 9:22 AM
Blues first tilt against the top six under Marco Silva The joy of Everton ’s bright start has worn off quickly as injuries and suspensions have taken their toll. Now a challenge awaits the Blues as they meet a top six side for the first time since Marco Silva’s arrival as they travel to take on A...
- Sat Sep 22 8:22 AM
Arsenal vs Everton injury update & predicted starting line-ups: Key man doubtful, boost for Toffees - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal host Everton in the Premier League on Sunday aiming to continue their recent upturn in form. The Gunners’ 4-2 victory over Vorskla Poltava in the Europ...
- Sat Sep 22 7:53 AM
We’re six games in to the season and yet to keep a clean sheet. This is, despite four wins in a row, a little bit of a worry. Sitting here this morning writing this, I have no idea where that stacks up against previous seasons, so I’m going to do some live research (which is …
- Fri Sep 21 11:00 PM
London (AFP) – Unai Emery has warned his Arsenal stars to fix their leaky defence in time for Sunday’s Premier League clash against Everton. Emery’s side extended their winning run to four matches in all
- Fri Sep 21 10:46 PM
Premier League 2 Arsenal 4 (Saka 22, Nketiah 25, 90, Willock 79) Liverpool 0 By Jeorge Bird @Meadow Park, Borehamwood Arsenal’s ascent under the guidance of Freddie Ljungberg continued tonight with a 4-0 victory over Liverpool that wasn’t quite as emphatic as the scoreline suggests. The young Gun...
- Fri Sep 21 3:53 PM
Unai Emery and the impossible task of leading a sea change at Arsenal in the wake of Arsene Wenger. The tragedy of Unai Emery’s Arsenal could be seen when goalkeeper Petr Cech conceded a corner in the first half against Newcastle United. Arsenal were trying to play out the back. The two center ba...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Fri Sep 21 3:20 PM
London football’s falling down, falling down wait, what? On the heels of an indescribably stupid loss, Everton head south to London for their first meeting against the top 6 this season. Arsenal aren’t exactly firing on all cylinders, and they played in the Europa League on Thursday. It’s still A...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Fri Sep 21 3:00 PM
Everton manager wants to see his players learning from mistakes made against West Ham Marco Silva wants Everton to rectify last weekend’s error-strewn home defeat to West Ham United when they visit Arsenal on Sunday. Prior to their visit to Goodison Park, the Hammers had lost all four league game...
- Fri Sep 21 2:20 PM
Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka has been one of the more scrutinized players in the Premier League since he joined the Gunners in 2016. Decision making and lack of discipline from the Swiss international appear to be
- Fri Sep 21 2:02 PM
I thought it was fitting this week not to examine yestereve’s game against Ukrainian titans Vorskla Poltava, but to focus on one man. One giant man. One enormous, towering figure, who more than any other, has transformed Arsenal, lifting us from obscure, small town part-timers into the top six cl...
- Fri Sep 21 1:28 PM
After much anticipation, Emile Smith Rowe finally made his competitive debut for the Arsenal first-team last night and the Hale End graduate achieved a significant feat in doing so as he became the first player to represent the club who was born in 2000 or later. Smith Rowe slotted in neatly on t...
- Fri Sep 21 12:43 PM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show I’m joined by Amy Lawrence to discuss the 4-2 over FC Vorskla and the Europa League in general. We also chat about the new boss, the players response to his methods, and where we are at this very early point …
- Fri Sep 21 11:55 AM
Defensive-midfielder scouted by Manchester United, Arsenal could throw spanner in the works - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Sport1, Manchester United are scouting Arne Maier and could look to bring the teenager to Old Trafford. The Hertha Berlin defensive-midfielder is highly-r...
- Fri Sep 21 11:51 AM
Bad news for Emery as Arsenal have injury doubt ahead of Everton clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com Unai Emery has been dealt a blow ahead of Sunday’s meeting with Everton, with Lucas Torreira an injury doubt for Arsenal. The 22-year-old, who joined the Gunners from Sampdoria this summer...
- Fri Sep 21 6:46 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video So our European campaign is off to a winning start with a 4-2 victory over FC Vorskla. I don’t think the scoreline really reflects our dominance, particularly in the second half, but it’s an illustration that there are still things that Unai...
- Fri Sep 21 6:40 AM
'Rejuvenated', 'like a new signing': Some Arsenal fans drool over one player's display - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal secured their fourth consecutive win after beating Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava on Thursday night in the Europa League Group E clash. The Gunners earned a comfort...
- Thu Sep 20 11:31 PM
Unai Emery Pre-Vorskla Press Conference Aubameyang goal 1-0 Welbeck goal 2-0 Aubameyang goal 3-0 Ozil goal 4-0 Chesnakov goal 4-1 Sharpar goal 4-2 The post Arsenal vs Vorskla Highlights appeared first on Arsenalist .
- Thu Sep 20 10:40 PM
Paris (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal defeated Ukraine’s Vorskla Poltava 4-2 in the Europa League on Thursday, while in-form Chelsea began their campaign with a 1-0 win away to PAOK in Greece
- Thu Sep 20 7:09 PM
Join us this evening for live blog coverage of our Europa League clash at home to FC Vorskla – kick off 20.00 We’ve got up the second live text commentary, updates, goal clips, observations and occasionally witty asides. If you want to join the chat, register an Arseblog Live account. To do that,...
- Thu Sep 20 6:58 PM
Arsenal v Vorskla confirmed starting line-ups: New signings start against Ukrainian side - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal host Vorskla Poltava on Thursday aiming to get their Europa League campaign off to a winning start. Gunners’ boss Unai Emery knows what it takes to win this compe...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Sep 20 6:38 PM
Richarlison to play as well After a huge summer outlay, it will be good to finally see Yerry Mina make his Everton debut. According to the Daily Mail , Mina was in full training on Thursday, and if he and Richarlison can both make their way into the XI, two facets of the game will receive serious...
- Thu Sep 20 5:47 PM
Explained: Why Arsenal have left Mavropanos out of the matchday squad this season - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos hasn’t been named in the first-team’s matchday squad in any competition this season. After his move from PAS Giannina in January 2018, t...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Sep 20 2:00 PM
We spoke to a Gunners blogger prior to Sunday’s clash to get the lowdown on the post-Wenger era and more Everton visit Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, looking to make amends for last weekend’s 3-1 home defeat to West Ham United . For the first time in more than two decades, the Gunners...
- Thu Sep 20 11:49 AM
Mertesacker reveals who is to blame at Arsenal for Arsene Wenger’s departure - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal Head of Academy Per Mertesacker
has pointed his finger at the players for the part they played in Arsene Wenger’s departure over the summer. The long-serving Gunners boss ste...
- Thu Sep 20 11:40 AM
Arsenal kick-off their Europa League campaign on Thursday aiming to prove that they are genuine contenders for silverware this season. The Gunners are unlikely to mount a serious challenge for the Premier League this term, leaving the cup competitions as their best hope of lifting a trophy. Unai...
- Thu Sep 20 9:51 AM
‘Situation is complicated’ – Arsenal stopper admits his future is uncertain - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech
has admitted his future is uncertain at the Emirates Stadium. The 36-year-old is out of contract next summer and isn’t close to agreeing a new deal. Bernd...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Sep 20 8:39 AM
Recapping a mostly quiet day for Everton Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours It was a mostly quiet day yesterday for Everton news as the Blues prepare for a trip to the Emirates on Sunday, a stadium they have never won at. Gulp. Nikola Vlasic was at Everton for just one season, but never...
- Thu Sep 20 6:36 AM
There’s nothing quite like the glamour of European football. And Arsenal v FC Vorskla is, genuinely, nothing like the glamour of European football. It’s a fixture which – with all due respect to our Ukrainian opponents – really hammers home the difference between the Champions League and the Euro...
- Thu Sep 20 3:30 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Vorskla in the Europa League, you’ve come to the right place. Turner and Univision’s coverage of the UEFA club competitions begins this week
- Wed Sep 19 10:45 PM
London (AFP) – Bernd Leno has been challenged to make the Arsenal goalkeeper’s jersey his own after Unai Emery confirmed the German will make his debut against Vorskla Poltava on Thursday. Leno is yet to
- Wed Sep 19 6:38 PM
With Arsenal set to participate in the 2018-19 Europa League campaign, the north-Londoners’ veteran summer signing Stephan Lichtsteiner is ‘hungry’ to return to the Champions League stage with his new employers. The 34-year-old right-back joined the Gunners for free in July after seven seasons at...
- Wed Sep 19 5:52 PM
Gang.. I’ve got great news. You know how sometimes in the Europa League you face an opponent that no one has ever heard of and you think it’s going to be an easy game but they turn out to be…
- Wed Sep 19 5:30 PM
Having played their first 5 league matches of the season, Arsenal are about to enter a sort of second phase of the campaign, with the Europa League group stages and the Carabao Cup tumbling into the fray. While a little unloved, these competitions give fringe players their first real chance to ma...
- Wed Sep 19 2:03 PM
Arsenal youngster Jordan McEneff is set for a spell on the sidelines due to injury. McEneff, who signed professional terms recently, has produced some impressive performances for the U18s this season. A Republic of Ireland youth international, McEneff can play as a number ten but has recently bee...
- Wed Sep 19 12:24 PM
Dominic Thompson was one of four Arsenal youngsters involved in training on Wednesday ahead of tomorrow night’s Europa League group stage fixture at home to Vorskla Poltava. Arsenal currently have a lack of back-up options to Nacho Monreal at left-back, with Sead Kolasinac, Ainsley Maitland-Niles...
- Wed Sep 19 7:22 AM
The last 12 months have seen Arsenal undergo a series of changes which have completely altered the complexion of the club as we knew it. From backroom staff to manager to boardroom to pitch, when you step back and look at it in total the scale of what has gone on has been quite something …
- Tue Sep 18 11:25 PM
Paris (AFP) – The Europa League group stage begins on Thursday, with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, AC Milan and Sevilla among the leading sides hoping to negotiate a marathon competition all the way to
- Tue Sep 18 6:19 PM
AC Milan have ‘proudly’ unveiled Arsenal’s Ivan Gazidis as their new Chief Executive Officer, a revolutionary appointment for the Serie A outfit that promises to be a fruitful addition to the Rossoneri family. A founding member of Major League Soccer, Gazidis joined the Gunners in 2009 and transf...
- Tue Sep 18 3:22 PM
Popular pundit slams Spurs' weekend display, warns them ahead of CL clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has urged Tottenham to prove themselves against Inter Milan. The Londoners crashed to a 2-1 defeat at home to Liverpool and the popular pundit revealed...
- Tue Sep 18 2:46 PM
Arsenal have added Bukayo Saka and Arthur Okonkwo to their list of registered players for the Europa League after the Hale End products signed their first professional contracts recently. Winger Saka and goalkeeper Okonkwo have been assigned squad numbers 87 and 86 respectively. Cohen Bramall was...
- Tue Sep 18 1:51 PM
Official: Arsenal confirm two ‘new leaders’ after divisive figure resigns - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham have been appointed to lead the club after chief executive Ivan Gazidis resigned to join AC Milan. Sanllehi was previously the Head...
- Tue Sep 18 12:34 PM
Talented Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi isn’t expected to play again this calendar year after suffering a foot injury. The winger had started the season in excellent fashion having established himself as a regular in Freddie Ljungberg’s U23 side despite still being eligible to represent the U18...
- Tue Sep 18 10:42 AM
Premier League 2 Blackburn Rovers 0 Arsenal 0 A depleted Arsenal U23s side secured a point away to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park last night despite the dismissal of Charlie Gilmour. Gilmour was sent off for kicking out at Lewis Travis early in the second half and Blackburn also ended the game w...
- Tue Sep 18 10:40 AM
London (AFP) – Chief executive Ivan Gazidis will leave Arsenal on October 31 to take up a similar post at AC Milan, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. Speculation that Gazidis — who oversaw
- Tue Sep 18 8:22 AM
There’s a curious thing about Arsenal at the moment. On top of all the other changes we’ve seen in recent times, the way games fizzle in and then fizzle out is quite interesting. I don’t mean to use the word fizzle in a derogatory manner either. There’s nothing, then a fizzle of press conference...