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EPL Talk - Thu May 3 11:05 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny looks set to miss the World Cup after the France international suffered an Achilles injury during Thursday’s Europa League semi-final defeat by Atletico Madrid. The 32-year-old centre-back was stretchered off in tears after just 12 minutes of his...
Dirty Tackle - Thu May 3 10:25 PM
Arsene Wenger managed 250 European games at Arsenal. His last was a 1-0 loss at Atletico Madrid that ensured he'd leave without a European trophy.
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 10:15 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Diego Costa killed Arsene Wenger’s last hope of a glorious Arsenal farewell as his goal sent Atletico Madrid through to the Europa League final on Thursday. Wenger’s 250th European fixture with Arsenal also to proved to be his last, decided by a typically ruthless finish from Cost...
Arsenalist - Thu May 3 8:46 PM
Arsene Wenger and David Ospina Pre-Madrid Press Conference Ospina punches it away early Dangerous Lacazette cross Huge Diego Costa chance Koscielny injury Ooh…Monreal almost pulls it back for Lacazette Good Arsenal play but Bellerin’s cross is poor Big Lacazette chance, doesn’t get shot off Atlet...
Soccerlens - Thu May 3 7:15 PM
Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal must upset the odds against Atletico Madrid on Thursday if they’re to give Arsene Wenger the chance of ending his time at the club with a final piece of silverware. Antoine Griezmann punished Arse...
SBNation - Thu May 3 7:15 PM
Arsenal will travel to Madrid on Tuesday for the second leg of their Europa League semifinal matchup against Atletico Madrid. Arsenal was only able to come away with a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the tie, despite being up a man for 80 minutes. It was moderately embarrassing. Here is all the info...
Tottenham Blog - Thu May 3 7:04 PM
Rafael van der Vaart says he was attempting to give Tottenham fans “a little bit of their pride back” whenever he played in a North London derby against Arsenal. The Dutchman joined Spurs from Real Madrid in the summer of 2010, staying at White Hart Lane for two seasons before departing for his f...
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 4:07 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger’s glorious farewell will be on the line on Thursday as Arsenal visit Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final second leg. Atletico held on for a 1-1 draw in the opening game in London last week and Diego Simeone’s side are heavy favourites to make the final in...
Soccerlens - Thu May 3 3:55 PM
‘Future captain’, ‘Brilliant news’ – fans delighted at Arsenal’s latest contract extension - originally posted on Sportslens.com Supporters are delighted that Arsenal defender Rob Holding is the latest player to sign a contract extension. The 22-year-old has yet to nail down a starting place in t...
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 3:01 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his Arsenal love story and admits their Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Thursday will affect the future of the club. Arsenal, adrift of the Premier League’s top four, will have to win the tournament to qualify for the Champi...
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 10:15 AM
London (AFP) – Classic table-top football game Subbuteo now features an all-female set in the colours of Women’s FA Cup finalists Arsenal and Chelsea, reflecting the major strides taken on the pitch in recent years. The Football Association and the game’s maker, Hasbro, revealed the limited-editi...
Arseblog - Thu May 3 8:49 AM
Good morning from Spain as we prepare for the semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid. The mood among the fans I was with last night was hopeful. Despite the fact we made a mess of the first leg – and there’s really no other way of looking at it – this is a finely poised …
Soccerlens - Thu May 3 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: Newcastle United retain the FA Cup - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1952, Newcastle United beat Arsenal in the final to win the FA Cup for the second year running. Newcastle had beaten Blackpool in the 1951 final to win their fourth FA Cup title. Arsen...
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 3:45 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Atletico Madrid vs. Arsenal in the Europa League semifinal second leg, you’ve come to the right place. After an impressive Arsenal performance in the first leg that was undone by an Atleti equalizer, the Spanish side has the home advantage in the sec...
EPL Talk - Thu May 3 12:02 AM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger’s glorious farewell will be on the line on Thursday as Arsenal visit Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final second leg. Atletico held on for a 1-1 draw in the opening game in London last week and Diego Simeone’s side are heavy favourites to make the final in...
Gooner Talk - Wed May 2 10:06 PM
On the eve of Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid, Arsene Wenger – as per a report published by BT Sport – has indulged his desire to end his 22 year ‘love story’ with the north-Londoners on a high by reaching the final of the continent’s secondary competition. W...
EPL Talk - Wed May 2 8:47 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his Arsenal love story and admits their Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Thursday will affect the future of the club. Arsenal, adrift of the Premier League’s top four, will have to win the tournament to qualify for the Champi...
EPL Talk - Wed May 2 8:47 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone insists his Atletico Madrid team will be giving no thought to the fact that Thursday’s Europa League semi-final could be Arsene Wenger’s final European match in charge of Arsenal. Atletico carry a 1-1 draw, and an away goal, into the second leg at the Wanda Metropolit...
EPL Talk - Wed May 2 7:30 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his love story with Arsenal and admits their Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Thursday will affect the future of the club. Arsenal, adrift of the Premier League’s top four, will have to win the tournament to qualify for the...
Soccerlens - Wed May 2 5:04 PM
Done deal: Arsenal confirm defender extends contract - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm defender Rob Holding has extended his contract until 2023. The 22-year-old has struggled for game time this season but is clearly an important part of the Gunners’ future, as Per Mertesacker...
Arseblog - Wed May 2 5:00 PM
“There is another value which I didn’t talk about which is young players. Our academy teams are doing extremely well. Under the radar we’ve got a lot of players coming through into our first team. Not just ones that you already know about, but the next generation as well. So that value of giving...
Arsenal Youth - Wed May 2 3:22 PM
Arsenal made it through to the final of this season’s FA Youth Cup but matters didn’t exactly go to plan as they were thrashed 7-1 on aggregate by Chelsea, who won the competition for the fifth year in succession. Next season the young Gunners will be especially determined to wrest the trophy fro...
7am kickoff - Wed May 2 3:00 PM
Good morning. Continuing the theme from yesterday, I made “Thousand Island” deviled eggs this morning. Instead of mayo, I mixed in some of my homemade Thousand Island dressing. They are pretty ok. Not really elegant. Kind of more like “raccoon”.…
Soccerlens - Wed May 2 6:00 AM
‘Perfect signing’, ‘Scary’, - fans beg Arsenal to agree deal for £50m star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Supporters have called on Arsenal to bring Olympique Lyonnais forward Nabil Fekir to the Emirates Stadium this summer, after The S*n recently linked the French international to a move...
Arseblog - Wed May 2 4:51 AM
A very good and very early morning to you. I’m heading for Madrid, it’s an feasibly early flight but I am going to eat Jamón ibérico when I get there, and when I’m finished the Jamón ibérico I might have some more Jamón ibérico. Arsenal will travel to Spain later today, and we should get …
Soccerlens - Wed May 2 4:00 AM
Arsenal in ‘advanced conversations’ with Juventus over £44m deal for £100k-per-week favourite - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Cadena Ser, Arsenal are in ‘advanced conversations’ with Juventus over a £44m deal for £100k-per-week defender Hector Bellerin. The 23-year-old has been...
Gooner Talk - Tue May 1 7:25 PM
Jack Wilshere is ‘hopeful’ that he and Arsenal can agree upon renewed contractual terms to ensure that his influential services in the centre of the park remain at the Emirates for the foreseeable future. The 26-year-old’s current deal is due to expire at the end of the 2017-18 campaign and it’s...
Gooner Talk - Tue May 1 6:39 PM
As per a report published by The Sun, it’s believed that Arsenal have stepped up their interest in £50m-rated Olympique Lyonnais winger Nabil Fekir, with senior figureheads in the north-Londoners’ boardroom said to be keen on landing his potent services in the summer transfer window. Fekir, 24, h...
7am kickoff - Tue May 1 4:06 PM
Hear me out on this. If you’re thinking about making scrambled eggs, or poached eggs, or really any kind of eggs for breakfast, why not deviled eggs? I’m serious. Devilled eggs are elegant, delicious, and everyone’s favorite snack at any…
Arsenal Youth - Tue May 1 1:54 PM
Arsenal’s youngsters will want to forget about last night’s FA Youth Cup final defeat to Chelsea as quickly as possible, with the 7-1 aggregate scoreline leaving a bitter overall feeling. The tie certainly didn’t work out as expected for the young Gunners, with Chelsea capitalising upon the weakn...
Soccerlens - Tue May 1 12:33 PM
Major blow for Klopp, key Liverpool man heading to Arsenal next season - originally posted on Sportslens.com Liverpool’s assistant manager Zeljko Buvac is expected to take over at Arsenal next season. Earlier this week, Liverpool confirmed that the Bosnian will be away for the rest of the season...
Arseblog - Tue May 1 7:10 AM
There’s a dream scenario for the end of this season. Obviously Arsenal winning a trophy is a significant part of it, but it goes a bit deeper than that. Arsenal winning a European trophy, Arsene Wenger winning his first ever European trophy on his final game for the club, and Arsenal and Arsene W...
Arsenal Youth - Mon Apr 30 11:46 PM
FA Youth Cup final, second leg Arsenal 0 Chelsea 4 (Gilmour 10, Hudson-Odoi 56, 76, Anjorin 66) (Chelsea win 7-1 on aggregate) By Jeorge Bird @Emirates Stadium Arsenal worked extremely hard to get to the final of the FA Youth Cup for the first time in nine years but upon reaching that stage they...
EPL Talk - Mon Apr 30 10:50 PM
Even if you have no love for Tottenham, it’s been hard to overlook just how good the team have been under Argentine coach Mauricio Pochettino over the past couple of seasons. He has drilled the team into hard work on and off the pitch. Bought some wonderful players. And installed a winning mental...
Gooner Talk - Mon Apr 30 7:54 PM
Santi Cazorla has not featured for Arsenal since October 2016 due to an Achilles injury which required several operations and a skin graft, but after returning to first-team training recently in the public eye before the Gunners’ Europa League semi-final first leg encounter with Atletico Madrid,...
Gooner Talk - Mon Apr 30 6:59 PM
Arsenal playmaker Jack Wilshere is yet to put pen to paper on a new contractual deal to ensure his ingenious services remain at the Emirates, although Gunners hero Perry Groves is adamant that the England midfielder will stay at his current employers past the imminent summer transfer window. Esse...
7am kickoff - Mon Apr 30 4:35 PM
I set myself a little experiment yesterday and took notes on the match. My first note is three minutes into the match, “Kolasinac w/a nearly disastrous pass. This is why he doesn’t play”. My second note, “Xhaka fouls Alexis”. My…
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Apr 30 4:05 PM
Well, that isn’t good. Everton fans have had a rough year, but are united behind a single fear - that Sam Allardyce is in the manager’s chair when the 2018-19 season opens. It had seemed a foregone conclusion that the big man would not return after awkwardly guiding the Blues to safety, given his...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 30 12:38 PM
There have been a few tremendous achievements in football over the years. The treble winning United, invincible Arsenal, current prem points record Chelsea, and City looking set to beat them. There are arguments in favour of all, United had the most games to win a treble, Arsenal unbeaten, Chelse...
Arseblog - Mon Apr 30 12:19 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. Defeat to Manchester United but a day from which we can draw some positives, not least the performances of some of the young players sent out at Old Trafford. We chat about the Konstantinos Mavropanos...
Arseblog - Mon Apr 30 8:20 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video There’s never anything to enjoy losing to Manchester United, and the fact it was a Jose Mourinho managed Manchester United and a Marouane Fellaini winner made it an almost perfect trifecta of cuntery, but in the grand scheme of things there’s...
Soccerlens - Mon Apr 30 6:09 AM
Manchester United 2 Arsenal 1: Pogba needs midfield support, two positives for Gunners - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United all-but secured second place in the Premier League on Sunday, with a last-gasp Marouane Fellaini header breaking Arsenal hearts and giving the hosts a 2-1...
Soccerlens - Mon Apr 30 4:00 AM
Sven Mislintat helps Arsenal close in on £17.5m deal for Borussia Dortmund favourite - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, with Bild crediting the influence of Head of Recruitme...
LFC Reds - Sun Apr 29 9:56 PM
6 consecutive defeats on the road for them now. Bournemouth, Swansea, Spurs, Brighton, Newcastle and today United. Bunch of gutless half-men.
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 29 8:05 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hopes he gets the chance to face Arsene Wenger again after the outgoing Arsenal manager’s final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners’ boss ended in a 2-1 defeat on Sunday. Wenger was greeted by former United boss Alex Fergus...
Gooner Talk - Sun Apr 29 8:00 PM
Arsene Wenger’s final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss ended in misery after Marouane Fellaini pounced highest to grab a last-ditch winner and Gunners youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who performed valiantly on the day, has subsequently issued the north-Londoners’ ardent travelling support...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 29 7:48 PM
Manchester United gave Arsene Wenger a final defeat at Old Trafford thanks to a 2-1 scoreline on Sunday in what was the Frenchman’s 60th meeting with the Red Devils. Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini scored for the home side while former player Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for the Gunners and contri...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 29 7:08 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger was honoured by Manchester United on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal manager, but left beaten once more on the field as Marouane Fellaini’s stoppage time header handed the hosts a 2-1 win. Wenger was greeted by former United boss Sir Al...
Dirty Tackle - Sun Apr 29 7:05 PM
When Arsene Wenger announced just nine days ago that he would be stepping down as Arsenal manager at season’s end, there was widespread relief. Hope that the timing of the announcement would instantly reenergize the club, and allow Wenger to receive the extended sendoff he deserved. It’s been “same
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 29 6:54 PM
That's why I love the club. So classy. Wenger treated better at Old Trafford than by his own fans.
Arsenal Youth - Sun Apr 29 6:52 PM
It was a familiar outcome for Arsenal today as they lost yet another away game, suffering a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United, but on this occasion there were at least some positives to take from proceedings. With Thursday’s Europa League semi-final, second leg away to Atletico Madrid in mind, seve...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 29 6:40 PM
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Arsenalist - Sun Apr 29 6:28 PM
Kolasinac vs Pogba Danger cleared as United attack Pogba goal 1-0 Ooh..Mkhitaryan comes very close, inches wide Arsenal attack but Bellerin cross too close to keeper Multiple Arsenal penalty shouts Bellerin – brilliant control and clearance Aubameyang header, not enough on it Mkhitaryan run Man U...
Red Rants - Sun Apr 29 6:22 PM
Marouane Fellaini came up with a stoppage time winner to guarantee Manchester United Champions League football next season in what was Arsene Wenger’s final game at Old Trafford as Arsenal manager. Paul Pogba had given us an early lead when… Continue Reading → The post Player Ratings: Man Utd 2-1...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 29 5:20 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was warmly greeted by the Manchester United fans and presented with a gift by former United boss Alex Ferguson on his final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners’ boss on Sunday. Wenger and Ferguson were fierce rivals for many...
Dirty Tackle - Sun Apr 29 5:11 PM
Arsene Wenger was greeted pitchside by Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho as applause from Manchester United fans rung out around Old Trafford.
Soccerlens - Sun Apr 29 3:48 PM
Manchester United vs Arsenal confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United host Arsenal on Sunday aiming to boost their hopes of finishing as runners-up in the Premier League. United head into the game needing just seven points from their final four fixtures...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 29 3:42 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Lingard, Sanchez, Lukaku.
Gooner Talk - Sun Apr 29 3:33 PM
Sir Alex Ferguson has paid homage to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by lauding the Frenchman’s pioneering approach to the modern game and his uncanny capability of calibrating a squad worthy of snatching the Premier League title from under Manchester United’s nose, most notably at the turn of the mil...
Red Rants - Sun Apr 29 3:29 PM
Manchester United will be looking to confirm a top four finish and further boost our chances of a second-place finish with victory over Arsenal at Old Trafford this afternoon. Arsene Wenger confirmed earlier this week that this will be his… Continue Reading → The post Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd v...
Gooner Talk - Sun Apr 29 2:54 PM
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that it would be virtually ‘impossible’ to emulate Arsene Wenger’s illustrious legacy at Arsenal, as the modern game harbours far too many pressures which causes greater scrutiny upon a manager’s performance and prosperity. After spending 22 remar...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 29 10:30 AM
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Arseblog - Sun Apr 29 8:08 AM
It’s Man Utd v Arsenal today in a game which means as little as any ever has in the Premier League. We have nothing to play for domestically, fourth place is out of our reach and even a win today would leave us 6 points behind 5th with three games left. Arsene Wenger’s long history …
Soccerlens - Sun Apr 29 5:00 AM
Barcelona want deal with Arsenal for £100k-per-week ‘galactic signing’ after ‘tremendous mistake’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Barcelona want Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin to be their ‘galactic signing’ this summer after making a ‘tremendous mistake’ in signing...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 29 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. Arsenal on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. Two of the biggest Premier League clubs clash on Sunday in a match of huge consequences for both clubs. United are fighting to finish in second place while Arsenal...
He has a big commitment with us and also character, said Emery.
Metro - 8:44 AM
It's not a good draw, but they deserve it because they work very well and were very competitive and organised for the transition, Emery said after the game.
Metro - 7:35 AM
It's a big injury. He had an operation on Friday, said Emery.
BBC - 9:31 PM
He has a big commitment with us and also character, said Emery.
Metro - 8:02 PM