- Sun Jul 29 9:45 PM
First off, I need to say this.. Nketia. That’s his name not “Neketia”. Of all the things I said yesterday I think that was the most offensive. I apologize for misspelling his name. Second off*, I apologize to all of you…
- Sun Jul 29 8:03 PM
Arsenal goalkeeper Joao Virginia played the whole game as Portugal won the U19 European Championship by beating Italy 4-3 in the final. Virginia, who produced some excellent performances for Arsenal at youth level last season, was an unused substitute for much of the tournament but was brought on...
- Sun Jul 29 8:00 AM
The rains continue. So much so that a man with 80s hair is standing outside my window blessing them like he’s down in Africa. Arsenal played PSG in Singapore yesterday and ran out 5-1 winners. Report and goal clips here. As it’s pre-season, against a very under-strength opposition side, there’s n...
- Sat Jul 28 11:41 PM
Good day to you all. I got up late this morning and missed the first 80 minutes of the match. Kickoff was 0445am here which is normally not too early but I slept in. If I was being fair to…
- Sat Jul 28 7:18 PM
The post Arsenal vs PSG Highlights appeared first on Arsenalist .
- Sat Jul 28 5:07 PM
Singapore (AFP) – Mesut Ozil looked set to be handed a captain’s role this season after he shrugged off his tempestuous row with German authorities to fire Arsenal to a 5-1 friendly win over Paris
- Sat Jul 28 5:06 PM
Guardiola. Klopp. Pochettino. Sarri. Emery. What do they all have in common? The high-press. Mourinho is the outlier. From next season - unless Jose changes the habit of a lifetime - United will be the only team in the top six to take a different approach. And before this thread gets derailed, th...
- Sat Jul 28 3:27 PM
Singapore (AFP) – Mesut Ozil fired Arsenal to a 5-1 friendly win over Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday as he cast aside a turbulent week after quitting Germany’s national team claiming racism. Ozil put Arsenal ahead
- Sat Jul 28 2:54 PM
It has been a dream summer for Emile Smith Rowe so far and the fairytale continued in Sinagpore on Saturday. Having hit the headlines with a stunning strike against Atletico Madrid on Thursday, the Hale End product, on his 18th birthday, emerged off the bench in Arsenal’s 5-1 win over Paris Saint...
- Sat Jul 28 8:28 AM
Morning all, a quick Saturday round-up for you from a normal Ireland. Last night the skies broke, the rains fell, and this morning it’s grey, windy and relatively cool. People have taken to wearing long pants again, and the refrain of ‘Jaysus, fierce hot again’ is nowhere to be heard. Arsenal pla...
- Fri Jul 27 2:05 PM
Singapore (AFP) – Arsenal boss Unai Emery on Friday said Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi was set to sign a new deal, in a boost to his efforts to fire the Gunners back to the big time. Emery has
- Fri Jul 27 12:57 PM
Frankfurt am Main (AFP) – Thousands of people in Germany with migrant backgrounds are sharing stories of everyday discrimination under the hashtag #MeTwo, inspired by football star Mesut Ozil’s resignation from Germany’s national team over
- Fri Jul 27 11:56 AM
Report: Arsenal star rules out move despite Chelsea links - originally posted on Sportslens.com Petr Cech
has insisted he will battle for his place as Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper next season. The Gunners signed Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen in June and he started their pre-season match a...
- Fri Jul 27 7:05 AM
Singapore (AFP) – Mesut Ozil thanked Arsenal fans for their “love” at a pre-season friendly after a torrid week following his racism allegations against Germany’s football body. Ozil watched Arsenal’s penalties defeat to Atletico Madrid
- Fri Jul 27 6:51 AM
There were a few interesting bits and pieces to come out of yesterday’s game with Atletico Madrid. We didn’t learn a huge amount about things in general, but some brief observations. Emile Smith-Rowe The young man, who only found out he was going on tour last weekend, scored the Arsenal goal and...
- Fri Jul 27 5:43 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show I chat with Tim Stillman about the game in Singapore, the Aaron Ramsey situation, and the strange goings-on involving Ivan Gazidis, AC Milan and that weird statement released by the club. After that, I interview...
- Thu Jul 26 11:16 PM
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave senior debuts to seven youth players during the 2017/18 season. Highly-rated prospects such as Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, and Joe Willock were all given an opportunity to shine in
- Thu Jul 26 8:13 PM
Penalty shootout Smith-Rowe goal vs Atletico Madrid The post Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal Highlights appeared first on Arsenalist .
- Thu Jul 26 6:56 PM
Singapore (AFP) – Arsenal boss Unai Emery said Emile Smith Rowe had earned his success after the 17-year-old announced himself with a stunning strike in Thursday’s penalties defeat to Atletico Madrid in Singapore. Two days
- Thu Jul 26 6:35 PM
Arsenal, after drawing the game 1-1 in normal time, were defeated 3-1 on penalties by La Liga giants Atletico Madrid in the International Champions Cup, however it’s not the scoreline that’s grabbing the limelight, it’s Arsenal’s promising 17-year-old prospect Emile Smith Rowe, who dispatched a s...
- Thu Jul 26 4:57 PM
Reading about who Arsenal should make Captain has me wondering just how important it is now. What does a Captain do that makes the choice so important? Seems to me most players these days aren't going to let somebody else on the team order them around so what does it matter who has the armband?
- Thu Jul 26 4:57 PM
Unai Emery’s pre-season-seasoning of the Arsenal continued this morning as Arsenal drew 1-1 with Atletico Madrid in Singapore thanks to a fine goal by young Gunner Emile Smith Rowe. Pull-ups and weight training have been featured on the official Arsenal…
- Thu Jul 26 3:35 PM
Singapore (AFP) – New-look Arsenal left out controversy-hit Mesut Ozil but still impressed before they were edged 3-1 on penalties by Europa League champions Atletico Madrid in a friendly on Thursday. Ozil, who caused a
- Thu Jul 26 2:50 PM
Arsenal played their second official game of pre-season today, losing on penalties to Atletico Madrid in Singapore following a 1-1 draw in normal time, but it was the impact made by 17-year-old Emile Smith Rowe which was the biggest talking point. The midfielder, who produced some outstanding per...
- Thu Jul 26 11:27 AM
Berlin (AFP) – The chief of the German Football Association (DFB) on Thursday rejected accusations of racism by Mesut Ozil, but admitted he should have done more to protect the midfielder against discriminatory abuse. In
- Thu Jul 26 8:55 AM
Stephy Mavididi was on the scoresheet but was unable to prevent Arsenal U23s from suffering a 4-1 defeat to Bayern Munich during their pre-season trip to Germany. Mavididi, back at Arsenal following loan spells with Preston North End and Charlton Athletic, could well leave the Gunners permanently...
- Thu Jul 26 7:36 AM
In a few hours time Arsenal will play their first pre-season game against opposition of any real consequence. We face Atletico Madrid, our Europa League semi-final conquerors, in Singapore at around 12.30 UK time, and while the results don’t really matter, it’ll be the first time many of us will...
- Thu Jul 26 7:20 AM
Singapore (AFP) – Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey
says he is excited about playing under new boss Unai Emery and expects movement on a fresh contract “in the next few weeks”. Ramsey is considered key to Emery’s
- Wed Jul 25 11:08 PM
Going back some years now, before I began to write for this website even, I have always produced an ‘It’s Going to be a Big Season for…’ article, focusing on 3 or 4 players for whom the upcoming campaign represents something of a watershed. That fine tradition shall continue this summer, but give...
- Wed Jul 25 3:25 PM
Berlin (AFP) – German politicians on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using Mesut Ozil’s controversial retirement from international football to boost Turkey’s bid to host Euro 2024 — and weaken Germany’s. On
- Wed Jul 25 2:22 PM
This piece by Julian Harris (@gingers4limpar) first appeared in the Arseblog book ‘So Paddy Got Up’, published December 2012. It’s an interesting to have a read of this again, particularly in light of recent stories about the second largest shareholder looking to sell his stake-holding in the clu...
- Wed Jul 25 1:18 PM
A report published by Daily Star suggests that Arsenal are tailing Real Madrid’s £45m-rated Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who’s is allegedly hungry to leave the Santiago Bernabeu in the summer in order to locate undisputed first-team football next season after flourishing at the 2018 World C...
- Wed Jul 25 1:16 PM
Singapore (AFP) – Petr Cech
said on Wednesday he was prepared to fight for his place as Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper and denied any contact with Chelsea over a return to Stamford Bridge. The 36-year-old veteran’s
- Wed Jul 25 12:40 PM
Arsenal’s CEO Ivan Gazidis has been touted to become Serie A outfit AC Milan’s sporting executive in September, an alleged appointment which will undoubtedly alter the underlying fabrics of the north-Londoners, however the club’s chairman, Sir Chips Keswick, insists that his associate is fully co...
- Wed Jul 25 7:25 AM
Singapore (AFP) – Arsenal boss Unai Emery said Mesut Ozil has nothing but respect from his team-mates after his decision to quit Germany’s national team claiming racism sparked uproar in his home country. Emery on
- Wed Jul 25 6:12 AM
I know we’ve begun a new era, and as fans the majority of us are excited and enthused about that, but after so many years with Arsene Wenger, it’s not easy to completely shake off his legacy and personality. This week, for example, would have been very interesting had he still been the boss, to …