- Sat Jan 27 8:06 PM
Done deal: Arsenal defender completes move - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal midfielder Ben Sheaf has joined Stevenage until the end of the season. The 19-year-old, who can play in both defence and midfield, signs for the League Two side with a view to picking up first-team football....
- Sat Jan 27 6:41 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was jeered by his own fans and told he can leave Borussia Dortmund if Arsenal meet the asking price, the German club’s director of sport Michael Zorc confirmed on Saturday. Having been dropped for the last two matches, Aubameyang made his first start for a...
- Sat Jan 27 6:06 PM
Casey Hayward made a pretty strong case that he’s the best cornerback in the NFL. Cornerback isn’t a position for those who lack confidence, so it’s not too surprising that every player at the position at the Pro Bowl seems to believe they’re the best in the league. On Saturday morning, ESPN post...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Sat Jan 27 2:45 PM
Brozovic has been on the block since summer As we get into the last few days of the January transfer window , the rumours will get more and more far-fetched as clubs look to pad out their squads for the final stretch of the 2017-18 season. However, here’s a player that’s been linked with Everton...
- Sat Jan 27 1:14 PM
Something of a special edition this week to celebrate our new arrival from Newton Heath, HENRY MACMILLAN. We don’t know much about the chap, so I sent a telegram to the club secretary who allowed me an hour with the chap they’re calling The Onside Scorpion at my club, The Garrick. He arrived, as...
- Sat Jan 27 10:54 AM
Morning all. It’s an Arsenal free weekend due to the FA Cup and as you know we’re not in the FA Cup. In some ways that could be a good thing. There’s no distraction for the manager or the Chief Executive or the Head of Recruitment or the Contract Bloke and they can concentrate on, … The post Fa...
- Sat Jan 27 10:50 AM
Arsenal can get key signing done for €31million - Wenger wants him - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are currently 6th in the Barclays Premier League and they need to step up big time to earn Champions League qualification. The north Londoners have already conceded 31 goals in 24 leag...
- Sat Jan 27 7:14 AM
Not Aubameyang - €60million star has agreement with Wenger to join Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal splashed the cash to sign Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon in the summer transfer window hoping that the French international will score for fun this season. So far, the 26-year-o...
- Fri Jan 26 9:45 PM
‘We might sell if the price is right’- Manager delivers boost to Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew has revealed defender Jonny Evans can leave this month “if the price is right”, amid rumours that Arsenal were lining up a bid to sign the Northe...
- Fri Jan 26 9:30 PM
Wenger - Cazorla Needs To Prove Fitness Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 26/01/2018 21:03:32 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that a decision on a new deal for Santi Cazorla will depend on the player proving his fitness.
- Fri Jan 26 8:51 PM
Orange Is Not Next Season's Arsenal Manager Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 26/01/2018 20:51:38 Whatever people may think of Piers Morgan, he doesn't let many opportunities pass when it comes to talking about Arsenal and that even applies when interviewing Donald Trump.
- Fri Jan 26 5:41 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger insisted Arsenal were at fault if Alexis Sanchez had missed a routine drugs test on the same day as he was completing his transfer to Manchester United but insisted both the player and the Gunners had “nothing to hide”. Reports in the British media late Thursday sugge...
- Fri Jan 26 5:35 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng has defended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the on-going saga of the Borussia Dortmund star’s possible move to Arsenal drags on after his falling out with the Bundesliga club. Boateng has a history of falling out with management and said that...
- Fri Jan 26 5:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino hasn’t ruled out managing elsewhere one day, but insists he will never coach Arsenal. The Tottenham boss was speaking ahead of Spurs’ trip to Newport in the FA Cup this weekend. “I am so clear: I am never going to be manager of Barcelona or Arsenal because I am so identified w...
- Fri Jan 26 4:46 PM
Giroud Exit Hinges On Replacement - Wenger Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 26/01/2018 16:31:35 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Oliver Giroud's future this month depends on whether the club can secure a replacement.
- Fri Jan 26 3:03 PM
Arsenal defender Ben Sheaf will spend the rest of the season on loan with League Two side Stevenage. Having joined Arsenal from West Ham United as a defensive midfielder in 2014, Sheaf has made excellent progress and has been converted into a ball-playing centre-back. Sheaf is highly regarded by...
- Fri Jan 26 2:00 PM
In their second game without Alexis Sanchez in the team, Arsenal swept aside crosstown rival Chelsea 2-1 on Wednesday to advance to the Carabao Cup final next month. While the match started off extremely shaky for the north London club, as Eden Hazard netted a goal inside the first eight minutes,...
The Fighting Cock
- Fri Jan 26 11:42 AM
We talk about Levy being all about the money, Moura signing, Pochettino going after Arsene Wenger, the return of Toby, and other stuff. Money men: ESPN's Dan Kilpatrick, Flav, and Four Four Two's James Maw
- Fri Jan 26 11:30 AM
‘May not play again in 2018’ – Shocking injury blow for Arsenal favourite - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla could be absent for the rest of the year, with manager Arsene Wenger admitting he’s unsure the Spaniard “will play again in 2018”. The 33-year-old has b...
- Fri Jan 26 10:57 AM
Arsene Wenger makes big announcement on Mesut Ozil contract talks - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is optimistic Mesut Ozil will sign a new deal, revealing the German international looks “ready to commit” based on his performances on the pitch and in training, r...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Fri Jan 26 9:53 AM
Answering all of your relevant, and irreverent, Everton questions. If Everton fans were a dwarf they would definitely be Grumpy. To be honest though, it’s tough to blame us. The team is playing with no sense of cohesion in any aspect on the field, and some players frankly aren’t giving their all....
- Fri Jan 26 9:21 AM
Morning all, welcome to Friday on an Arsenal free weekend. Normally, we’d be playing our FA Cup fourth round tie on the way to, you know, winning the FA Cup – which is what we do more than anyone else – but obviously that’s not the case this year after our third round exit to … The post Mohamed...
- Fri Jan 26 9:21 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. In this week’s show I’m joined by the legendary Goonerholic, and James from We Are the Northbank, for a good chat about beating Chelsea and making to a Wembley final. We discuss the team’s tactical flexibility, its prowess in cup c...
- Fri Jan 26 8:56 AM
Arsenal rumored to have agreed €500, 000-a-week terms to sign star - report - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are constantly linked with Gabon international and Dortmund center forward Aubameyang but can they secure his signing before the closure of the winter transfer window? Last we...
- Fri Jan 26 8:45 AM
The Top Six Don`t Reciprocate Chelsea`s Generosity Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 26/01/2018 08:45:46 That's a no to Giroud then
- Fri Jan 26 7:58 AM
Transfer round-up: Moura keen on Tottenham, Giroud rejects Dortmund move, Chelsea set to swoop? - originally posted on Sportslens.com The last 24 hours in the transfer market can probably be consigned to the “all talk, no action” section in the history books, with the majority of rumoured deals s...
- Fri Jan 26 7:49 AM
Chelsea Poll Roundup Versus Arsenal Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 26/01/2018 07:49:13 A bit of poll housekeeping's in order
- Fri Jan 26 1:00 AM
Mauricio Pochettino has held his press conference ahead of Tottenham’s trip to Newport County in the FA Cup this weekend. He was keen to point out that although Newport are in League Two, Spurs will approach Saturday’s game like a tough Champions League fixture. The Tottenham then responded to cr...
- Thu Jan 25 8:20 PM
With Alexis Sanchez out of the picture at Arsenal after a January switch to Manchester United recently – which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move the other way in exchange for the Chilean – Gunners legend Thierry Henry has urged Mesut Ozil to make the club ‘his team.’ Ozil’s current contract at the Emir...
- Thu Jan 25 7:29 PM
It appeared almost a formality that Arsenal were going to land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund during the January transfer period without a hitch, although after supposedly having their first bid of £39m plus £4m in incentives rebuffed, the chance of the Gunners grabbing the Gabo...
- Thu Jan 25 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino says he doesn’t understand why Arsene Wenger speaks about teams other than his own. After Arsenal’s EFL Cup semi-final victory over Chelsea, Wenger criticised the media for “celebrating some teams who have not been in a final for 25 years” – it is believed he was referring to...
- Thu Jan 25 5:55 PM
London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino insisted Arsene Wenger should focus solely on Arsenal after the veteran manager appeared to have a dig at north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Prior to Arsenal’s League Cup semi-final win over Chelsea on Wednesday, Wenger — who has come under fire regarding th...
- Thu Jan 25 5:55 PM
A few weeks ago I wrote an article looking at the pros and cons of selling Alexis Sanchez in January. Shockingly, nobody of importance of Arsenal FC took my advice and the Gunners have opted to sell. By all accounts, it’s been a fairly messy break up behind the scenes, with the Chilean’s intensit...
- Thu Jan 25 1:27 PM
Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 25/01/2018 13:01:58 After a disappointing result what have we uncovered?
- Thu Jan 25 1:07 PM
Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1 - Views from the Bench Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 25/01/2018 13:07:21 After what was, for the Chelsea support, a disappointing end to the League Cup campaign, both managers faced the media.
- Thu Jan 25 12:50 PM
4-2-2-2: How Arsenal could line up with Aubameyang - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 last night to book their place in the final of the Carabao Cup. Can they beat Manchester City to win the title next month? The north Londoners recently sold Alexis Sanchez to Manc...
- Thu Jan 25 10:04 AM
Match report – Player ratings – Video After the opening six minutes in which Chelsea had the ball in the net twice, and Arsenal looked like they wanted to hand the opposition the game on a silver platter through carelessness and poor decision making, I have to say I was a bit worried. Conceding t...
- Thu Jan 25 9:56 AM
With Chelsea crashing out of the Carabao Cup semi-final against Arsenal last night , Antonio Conte faced a barrage of questions from the media and once again re-iterated the major issue he has that could force him out the door in the summer. To this point I have taken all talk of Antonio Conte l...
- Thu Jan 25 9:11 AM
Us : Still no Cesc, and no Morata either. Big Willy would always have started I think tonight, and in front of him Conte had heeded Hazard's cry and gone all out. The Belgian started up front with Willian and Pesto (yawn, autospell) , and behind them was much as we would have anticipated. Someon...
- Thu Jan 25 8:12 AM
Transfer round-up: Arsenal urged to seal Aubameyang deal, Dzeko’s Chelsea move stalls, Mario’s West Ham move back on - originally posted on Sportslens.com With under a week to go before the January transfer window closes there’s still plenty of time for some major deals to be completed. Pierre-Em...
- Thu Jan 25 8:06 AM
Duo Reflect On Chelsea Win Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 25/01/2018 07:41:55 Jack Wilshere
and Granit Xhaka have reflected on last night's victory over Chelsea in the League Cup semi final.
- Thu Jan 25 7:13 AM
Arsenal & Liverpool On TV For Watford Vitalfootball: Watford: 25/01/2018 07:13:03 Following the latest round of television picks by the broadcasters, Watford's matches against Arsenal and Liverpool have been selected for screening.
- Thu Jan 25 6:59 AM
Wenger On Aubameyang & Evans Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 25/01/2018 06:37:55 Although victory over Chelsea was enough to fill the headlines yesterday evening, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was obviously tasked about transfers
- Thu Jan 25 1:24 AM
Another Jekyll and Hyde performance from Chelsea has cost us the chance to go to Wembley and face Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final. It’s beginning to wind me up now, how many more times are we going to sit here and talk about the same thing with Chelsea this season? How many more times a...
- Wed Jan 24 11:16 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Chelsea Press Conference Arsenal vs Chelsea – Extended Highlights Arsene Wenger Post-Chelsea Press Conference The post Chelsea vs Arsenal Highlights – Football League Cup Semi-Final (Second Leg) appeared first on Arsenalist .
- Wed Jan 24 10:56 PM
Instant Reactions - Arsenal v Chelsea (24/1/18) Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 24/01/2018 22:36:48 Following today's clash between Arsenal and Chelsea, here are the instant reactions from both managers.
- Wed Jan 24 10:29 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal set up a mouthwatering League Cup final against Premier League leaders Manchester City on Wednesday, coming from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 on aggregate as Arsene Wenger targets his first ever victory in the competition. Pep Guardiola’s City reached the Wembley showpiece th...
- Wed Jan 24 10:19 PM
Lucky, Lucky, Lucky Arsenal Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/01/2018 21:57:28 There's no other way to describe it
Bitter and Blue
- Wed Jan 24 9:59 PM
It’s a chance for revenge! After defeating Bristol City to reach the League Cup Final on Tuesday night, Manchester City have now found out their opponent. We’re the famous Arsenal and we’re going BACK to Wembley We’re into the @Carabao_Cup final! pic.twitter.com/W2IpgxR2Nt — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal)...
- Wed Jan 24 7:53 PM
Arsenal v Chelsea - Team Sheets Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 24/01/2018 19:28:51 Arsenal are at the Emirates Stadium with Chelsea the visitors today, this is an 8pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.
- Wed Jan 24 7:10 PM
Arsenal v Chelsea - Carabao Cup - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/01/2018 19:10:18 Tonight, a place in a Wembley Final beckons for the winners of this Carabao Cup semi-final second leg tie.
- Wed Jan 24 6:48 PM
Join us this evening for live blog coverage of the second-leg Carabao Cup semi-final with Chelsea – kick off 8pm. 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 Live accou...
- Wed Jan 24 6:22 PM
Manchester United have made the biggest signing of the January transfer window to date with the acquisition of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. The Chilean arrived at Old Trafford on Monday in a direct swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going in… Continue Reading → The post Could this Real Madrid duo...
- Wed Jan 24 2:49 PM
Toby Alderweireld has confirmed he is fully fit ahead of a tough run of matches for Tottenham. Spurs face Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Juventus in February, so Alderweireld’s return from injury couldn’t have come at a better time. “I feel good. I feel fit. I’m strong. I feel ready to...
The Tomkins Times
- Wed Jan 24 12:28 PM
These stats are 100% unofficial. I have had no formal training in how to collate them, but from years of working with football stats I have a pretty good idea of how they are gathered. Videos in this article are marked up for desktop only and are unlikely to work on other devices. The full video...
- Wed Jan 24 11:40 AM
Antonio Conte faces a tactical dilemma heading to The Emirates tonight to take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg. This is not a post to focus on Arsenal and how they will approach the game because we all know they are going to line up with a back-three and wing-backs. This post...
- Wed Jan 24 10:48 AM
Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has returned to Dutch second division side MVV Maastricht on loan for the remainder of the campaign after cutting short his frustrating spell with VVV-Venlo in the top tier. The Nigerian youngster scored on his debut for VVV-Venlo against Groningen but made just...
- Wed Jan 24 7:34 AM
Carabao Cup semi-final 2nd leg action tonight as we face Chelsea at the Emirates. The first leg ended 0-0 at Stamford Bridge, so it’s winner takes all tonight, with a place in the final against Man City to play for. Bar Petr Cech, who will sit out as he usually does in the cup competitions, … T...
- Wed Jan 24 7:09 AM
Arsenal - The United Nations Club Of English Footb Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 24/01/2018 07:09:33 Mkhitaryan signing adds Armenia to Arsenal`s State of Origin List
- Wed Jan 24 12:26 AM
Erik Jones is driving the No. 20 car this season, replacing Matt Kenseth who Joe Gibbs Racing dropped for financial reasons. A year ago at this time Joe Gibbs Racing was dealing with the loss of Carl Edwards, a top tier driver coming off a heartbreaking loss in the championship playoff round. His...
- Wed Jan 24 12:11 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Chelsea in the League Cup semifinal second leg, you’ve come to the right place. After an uneventful nil-nil draw in the first leg, we know that there’ll be goals in the second leg to determine which of these two London clubs advances to t...
- Tue Jan 23 10:57 PM
Premier League International Cup Arsenal 5 (Dragomir 30, Reine-Adelaide 36, 78 Osei-Tutu 77, Smith Rowe 84) Bayern Munich 2 (Awoudja 48, Wriedt 60) By Jeorge Bird @Meadow Park, Borehamwood Jeff Reine-Adelaide hit a brace, while Emile Smith Rowe scored and provided two assists as Arsenal U23s surv...
- Tue Jan 23 7:36 PM
Arsenal’s defence has been placed under the magnifying glass recently, and with scrutiny being piled upon the club’s leaky back-line, the Gunners are allegedly eyeing a January swoop for West Bromwich Albion’s £20m-rated captain Jonny Evans in a bid to shore-up the department – according to a rep...
- Tue Jan 23 6:57 PM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan may be through the door and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may supposedly be readying himself for a January jump to Arsenal, however it’s understood – subject to a report published by the Express – that the Gunners and north-London nemesis’s Tottenham Hotspur are...
- Tue Jan 23 6:54 PM
Manchester United completed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Premier League rivals Arsenal on Monday. The deal saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go in the opposite direction with no cash exchanging hands. Sanchez’s arrival at Old Trafford will be a significant boost… Continue Reading → The post Could thes...
- Tue Jan 23 6:13 PM
Mkhitaryan Takes No 7 But Not For Europe Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 23/01/2018 18:13:33 Arsenal have confirmed that new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan will take Alexis Sanchez's vacated number 7 shirt, but regulations stop him from wearing that number in the Europa League.
- Tue Jan 23 5:25 PM
Arsenal - A Case of Deja-Vu? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/01/2018 17:00:48 On Wednesday evening, Chelsea will take on Arsenal, for a place in the Carabao Cup Final, at Wembley.
- Tue Jan 23 5:25 PM
Arsenal v Chelsea - Carabao Cup - Early Team News Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/01/2018 16:59:57 On Wednesday evening, one London club will reach the final of the Carabao Cup, at Wembley.
- Tue Jan 23 5:01 PM
London (AFP) – Ardene Wenger insisted Tuesday there was no chance he would jeopardise Arsenal’s financial stability with lavish spending on new players during the rest of the January transfer window. Monday saw Alexis Sanchez leave the Emirates for Old Trafford in a high-profile swap deal, with M...
- Tue Jan 23 2:10 PM
Arsenal, Manchester United, and both players will benefit immensely from this move. One of the longest running transfer sagas of the winter window has come to and end, and while it took a different shape than we thought it would a couple of weeks ago, it could have a fairly profound impact on the...
Everton FC Blogs
- Tue Jan 23 1:37 PM
insists Everton must play to the strengths of new attacking signings Cenk Tosun and Theo Walcott
in order to help them settle quickly. The Toffees skipper has seen plenty of new faces ar
- Tue Jan 23 12:20 PM
Manchester United completed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Premier League rivals Arsenal on Monday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going in the opposite direction in what was a direct swap. The Chilean superstar has been given the number 7 shirt, which… Continue Reading → The post Alexis Sanchez giv...
- Tue Jan 23 7:18 AM
Yesterday Arsenal swapped Alexis Sanchez for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. A week ago, this deal would have had me absolutely furious, but in the cold light of day, I think I’m pretty all right with it. Let me try and explain. I’ve said more than once that the way we handled the Sanchez situation was shamb...
- Tue Jan 23 7:14 AM
Arsenal Duo In Team Of The Week (23/1/18) Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 23/01/2018 07:14:56 Arsenal are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.
- Tue Jan 23 6:26 AM
Our tactics columnist, Lewis Ambrose, takes a look at new arrival Henrikh Mkhitaryan, an and profiles the player Arsenal are getting, his strengths and weaknesses, what we can expect, and asks if he can recover fully from his disappointing spell at Manchester United. — “His footballing intelligen...