- Fri Dec 8 8:25 PM
Going up against Sherman in practice every day will prepare a wide receiver for anything. Cornerback Jalen Ramsey’s a big part of the reason the Jaguars pass defense is top in the league. He’s also one of the NFL’s best trash talkers. His Jaguars are going up against Doug Baldwin and the Seahawks...
- Fri Dec 8 7:36 PM
Arsenal defender Jordi Osei-Tutu has signed a contract extension with the club. Now in his third season at Arsenal since joining from Reading, Osei-Tutu has established himself as a regular for the club’s U23 side and has also been on the bench for the first-team in the Europa League and the EFL...
- Fri Dec 8 7:23 PM
Centre-back Joseph Olowu has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal after making excellent progress over the past couple of seasons. Olowu, a graduate of the club’s Hale End academy, made his debut for Arsenal U23s during the first year of his scholarship and has made three appearanc...
- Fri Dec 8 6:30 PM
Arsene Wenger fielded a 4-2-3-1 against BATE Borisov as the Gunners finished off the Europa League group stage with a bang. Arsenal started playing a 3-4-3 last season as a makeshift formation to deal with a spell of crisis. The Gunners manager may go back to his old setup and use an extra midfie...
- Fri Dec 8 2:25 PM
Ah, Arsenal, you are a perplexing mistress. For 79 minutes on Saturday last you were beguiling, exhilarating, a pleasure to watch. We created chance after chance after chance, almost three dozen of them, forcing Mr. De Gea into FOURTEEN saves. Unfortunately these were the last 79 minutes of the m...
- Fri Dec 8 1:03 PM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show I chat with James from @gunnerblog about the 6-0 win over BATE Borisov, some redemption for the likes of Mathieu Debuchy and Theo Walcott, a great performance from Jack Wilshere, the manager’s decision to go bac...
- Fri Dec 8 12:35 PM
Geoffrey Kondogbia would rather stay with his loan club Valencia than join Tottenham or Arsenal, according to reports in Spain. The 24-year-old midfielder is currently on loan at Valencia from Inter Milan. The La Liga club have the option to sign Kondogbia permanently for €25 million at the end o...
- Fri Dec 8 7:15 AM
Match report – Player ratings – Video There may not have been many there to see it, but Arsenal put on a show for those who did turn up. The smallest crowd of the season saw the biggest win of the season, a 6-0 thumping of a BATE Borisov side who, let’s be honest, weren’t … The post Arsenal 6-0...
- Thu Dec 7 11:36 PM
One of the most entertaining soccer games of the 2017/18 season was rewarded with more than 1 million viewers on US television, according to the latest Nielsen numbers. The match between Arsenal and Manchester United aired on Saturday, December 2 from 12:30-2:30pm ET on NBC and Universo. The game...
- Thu Dec 7 11:28 PM
Arsenal completed their Europa League group stage fixtures with an emphatic 6-0 victory over BATE Borisov at Emirates Stadium tonight. The game was a dead rubber from Arsenal’s perspective as they had already secured qualification to the knockout stages and top place in the group, but they still...
- Thu Dec 7 10:50 PM
Paris (AFP) – Jack Wilshere
starred as Arsenal romped to a 6-0 thrashing of BATE Borisov at a half-empty Emirates Stadium in their final Europa League group game on Thursday, while Marseille booked their place in the last 32. Arsene Wenger made 11 changes to the team that were beaten by Mancheste...
Cartilage Free Captain
- Thu Dec 7 10:31 PM
But Nottingham Forest vs. Arsenal was, because naturally. There’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that the date has been set for Tottenham Hotspur ’s home match against AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup, and it’ll take place on January 7 at Wembley Stadium. The bad news is that it was...
- Thu Dec 7 8:26 PM
Arsene Wenger and Ashley Maitland-Niles (Conservative) Pre-BATE Press Conference Mohamad Elneny hits the post A throw leads to a throw – don’t think I’ve seen that before BATE shot over GOAAAL! Mathieu Debuchu 1-0 Yellow for this guy The post Arsenal vs BATE Borisov Highlights appeared first on A...
- Thu Dec 7 7:19 PM
Arsenal v BATE Borisov - Team Sheets - 7-12-17 Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 07/12/2017 19:19:08 Arsenal are at the Emirates Stadium with BATE Borisov the visitors for the latest Europa League game.
- Thu Dec 7 4:34 PM
Arsenal v BATE Borisov - Follow On Twitter - 7-12- Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 07/12/2017 16:13:28 Arsenal are at the Emirates Stadium with BATE Borisov the visitors today, this will be an 8:05pm kick-off.
- Thu Dec 7 2:00 PM
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey
is quite the polarizing player. Many fans and pundits will acknowledge that the 26-year-old Wales international is certainly a talented player. The knock, however, is the fact that he has shown to be inconsistent at times during his career. At his best, Ramsey was...
- Thu Dec 7 11:28 AM
Wenger Ahead Of BATE Borisov Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 07/12/2017 11:28:27 Manager Arsene Wenger has now held his pre game press conference ahead of tonight's clash between Arsenal and BATE Borisov and he confirmed Jack Wilshere will start.
- Thu Dec 7 7:40 AM
Step right up, step right up. Europa League fun and frolics for all the family lie ahead. See the incredible bearded man, the young boy who never grew up, and Ice-Skating Jack. Those of us hoping to see Arsene Wenger throw out a team full of young talent for tonight’s game against BATE Borisov ar...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Dec 7 7:36 AM
In today’s links: Everton’s Europa finale, Schneiderlin speaks and Big Sam prepares for January Welp, it’s match day, but it sure doesn’t feel like it. Of course, that doesn’t mean that Everton’s clash with Apollon Limassol is without meaning. If certain players put in a good enough performance,...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Thu Dec 7 7:19 AM
Plenty of chatter lately around Walcott and Giroud In his pre-match comments ahead of Arsenal ’s final Europa League group game, manager Arsene Wenger has put paid to any hopes that Everton would have had to sign two key forwards who find themselves on the fringes at the Emirates. The trio are ye...
- Wed Dec 6 8:33 PM
Arsenal “very, very close” to agreeing shock deal for £45m midfielder - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to The Sun, Arsene Wenger has taken giant steps to securing the signature of one of the best midfielders in Europe. After months of reported talks, a breakthrough may finally have...
- Wed Dec 6 7:50 PM
After a whirlwind summer transfer window, Arsenal managed to hang onto their most prized asset, Alexis Sanchez. But with his contract expiring at the end of the season, along with Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere, and Santi Cazorla, the Gunners are running the risk of losing a very talented squad core o...
- Wed Dec 6 6:01 PM
Paris (AFP) – There will be some jangling nerves as the Europa League group stage concludes on Thursday – but not many, with the likes of Arsenal, AC Milan and Lyon already through. Of the 48 teams in the 12 groups, 16 have already ensured qualification and 15 are eliminated. That leaves 17 clubs...
- Wed Dec 6 6:00 PM
Whilst it feels as though it would require some kind of bloody coup to remove Arsene Wenger from his current post, Arsenal are making cosmetic changes behind the scenes to transform the club from a benevolent dictatorship to a more modern sporting organisation. Sven Mislintat replaces Steve Rowle...
- Wed Dec 6 5:41 PM
Watford open talks to sign highly rated Arsenal target who would take them to next level - originally posted on Sportslens.com Watford are looking to sign the highly talented Swedish keeper Pontus Dahlberg in January. The Hornets have conceded 26 goals so far this season and Marco Silva is keen o...
- Wed Dec 6 4:27 PM
Atletico Madrid and Celtic are now in the Europa League. Depending on what happens today we could also see Napoli, Borussia Dortmund, Lazio, Lyon, and even AC Milan! 538 has already made Atletico Madrid as favorites. So, the question is……
- Wed Dec 6 3:14 PM
Three of Arsenal’s most high-profile youngsters signed new contracts with the club today, with Eddie Nketiah, Ben Sheaf and Matt Macey all securing their short-term futures with the Gunners. The trio have all been involved in Arsenal’s Europa League campaign, while Nketiah notably hit a brace aga...
- Wed Dec 6 8:42 AM
If it is true that we have 80 million to spend in the January window then how do you think Mourinho will spend it. Ozil for 22 million is being talked about. We do need a Playmaker, but we also need a LB and a scoring right winger. Will players move on to create more funds for players, or will...
- Wed Dec 6 8:22 AM
Top 6 fixtures for the busy period. Looks like fixtures are evenly distributed for all teams except Chelsea. Also every team except Arsenal and Chelsea have fixtures with 1 day gap, these 2 clubs have at least 2 days gap between all their games. Chelsea have the best schedule imo.
- Wed Dec 6 7:04 AM
First up this morning, a thank you to everyone who listens to the Arsecast and Arsecast Extra. This month we’re through the 1, 000, 000 downloads/listens barrier and I just wanted to say how much I appreciate you all taking the time to put us in your ears on a Monday and Friday. We’d be shouting...
- Wed Dec 6 1:44 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has aimed a subtle dig at Pep Guardiola and Arsene Wenger by declaring he would only tell “the truth” about the fitness of his players. United, who beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the Champions League knockout ro...
- Tue Dec 5 7:09 PM
Everton and Arsenal hopes of signing French star given big boost - originally posted on Sportslens.com Steven N’Zonzi has put Everton and Arsenal on alert after confirming his future lies away from Sevilla. The French midfielder has been left out of his side’s trip Maribor in the Champions League...
- Tue Dec 5 5:59 PM
West Ham Interested in Arsenal Striker Vitalfootball: West Ham: 05/12/2017 17:59:18 One piece of transfer tittle-tattle that appeared over the horizon this morning sees West Ham United linked with a move for a player they were linked with back in the summer.
- Tue Dec 5 5:35 PM
I don’t remember the exact game when I first noticed Mark Clattenburg as a referee. What I remember was more a feeling. That he was different. That he let the game flow more than other referees. That even in hard-fought…
- Tue Dec 5 4:16 PM
Arsenal U23s are set to receive a double fitness boost with midfielder Gedion Zelalem and defender Krystian Bielik closing in on their respective returns from long-term injuries. Zelalem has been sidelined since May with an anterior cruciate ligament injury that he suffered while playing for the...
- Tue Dec 5 1:00 PM
Tottenham and Arsenal have entered the race to sign Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, according to reports in Italy. The 21-year-old joined Madrid from Real Betis in the summer but has struggled for first team minutes at the Bernabeu. Italian outlet Calcio Mercato claims Zidedine Zidane never...
- Tue Dec 5 12:08 PM
Midfielder Flies In For Arsenal Talks? Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 05/12/2017 12:08:06 It's being reported that Sevilla have allowed Steven N'Zonzi
permission to leave their camp to hold talks with Arsenal.
- Tue Dec 5 11:22 AM
There was I, convincing myself over the last couple of weeks that the switch of Koscielny and Mustafi for our magnificent Derby day triumph was going to prove to be a seminal moment in this season's campaign, akin to the significant impact of Conte dispensing with a back four, after Chelsea's hum...
- Tue Dec 5 10:46 AM
Seeing some of the lovely goals Arsenal got the other night reminded me of how good they were when Wenger was at his peak. His reputation has taken a battering in recent years, so for the sake of the thread let's pretend his frugal nature wasn't a lot of his own problem. But let's say around 2012...
- Tue Dec 5 10:00 AM
This week on United Hour, host Nik @Rood is joined by Colm @Duafc and Alex @Alock1 to eulogise over David De Gea
, and United's most potent weapon - Arsenal's defense. We ask whether Pogba deserved to see red, and how that affects our upcoming chances in the Manchester Derby. Podomatic (for Itunes...
- Tue Dec 5 7:29 AM
Later this week our focus turns to the Europa League with our final game of the not-that-enthralling group stages. Arsenal have already topped the group so it’s a game that could give Arsene Wenger the chance to experiment a bit with his team, but I suspect he’s going to play it relatively safe....
- Tue Dec 5 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: Arsenal score 26, Sunderland destroy Newcastle - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1905, Arsenal beat a Paris XI side by the incredible score line of 26-1. Led by the Scotsman Phil Kelso, the Gunners were still known as Woolwich Arsenal back then. Kelso h...
- Mon Dec 4 9:30 PM
Everton should make a move for this West Ham target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger is ready to let Arsenal forward Theo Walcott
exit the club. The 28-year-old is surplus to requirements at the Emirates Stadium and is free to leave if a suitable offer comes in. According to re...
Three and in
- Mon Dec 4 9:24 PM
West Ham travel to the Etihad on Sunday as David Moyes’ men embark on a three game run that sees them also play Chelsea and then Arsenal within a 10 day period. West Ham and Manchester City are two teams that could not be having a more contrasting season. Man City have looked irresistible so …
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Dec 4 5:34 PM
Is he worth the astronomical sum being mentioned though? Everton ’s defence needs help, this is known. Previous to the two back-to-back clean sheets last week, the Blues had already shipped 28 goals in 13 games, one of the worst records in the Premier League. Ashley Williams has been in brutal fo...
- Mon Dec 4 5:25 PM
On Saturday my daughter and I had my mom over to the house to bake cookies. I warned them both that I would have to watch the Arsenal match and that they would have to start the first couple of…
- Mon Dec 4 3:32 PM
Arsenal new recruit Sven Mislintat has spoken out on the heavy expectations on his shoulders and how he hopes to deal with them. The former Borussia Dortmund man is a highly rated scout credited with discovering the likes of Shinji Kagawa, Piree-Emerick Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele. He spoke ou...
- Mon Dec 4 3:23 PM
Arsene Wenger hit out at Mauricio Pochettino‘s admission that Tottenham Hotspur were already out of the Premier League title race and insists his Arsenal side will fight to the end. Arsenal sit just three points ahead of north London rivals Spurs, but Pochettino ruled out his side’s chances of a...
- Mon Dec 4 1:53 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. This week’s show was recorded in Dublin with James and an extra Extra guest, Andrew Allen. We look back on the weekend’s game against Man United, the performance, the defensive errors, Arsenal’s respon...
Three and in
- Mon Dec 4 10:55 AM
Mesut Ozil will demand a substantial signing on fee, if he is to trade north London for Catalonia, say reports in Spain. The German international, alongside fellow Gunners star Alexis Sanchez, has just six months remaining on his contract and is free to speak to other clubs in January. But, AS re...
- Mon Dec 4 10:51 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is refusing to concede defeat in the Premier League title race even though his team are now 15 points adrift of Manchester City in top spot. Mauricio Pochettino has ruled Tottenham out of contention but Wenger is refusing to throw in the towel despite Sat...
- Mon Dec 4 7:58 AM
Five Things: Arsenal softies stitch up Pogba, new Everton boss off to a flyer, Tottenham troubles continue - originally posted on Sportslens.com It’s as you were at the top of the Premier League, with the top three teams all recording victories over the weekend. Paul Pogba’s red card at Arsenal,...
- Mon Dec 4 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: Arsenal stop the Wunderteam, Liverpool make incredible comeback - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1933, Arsenal faced the Austrian ‘Wunderteam’ at Highbury and won 4-2. The Austrians were at that time one of the best sides on the planet and were led by...
- Mon Dec 4 6:56 AM
Happy Monday to you, welcome to another week and with Europa League action it’s Sunday until we can get back into the Premier League saddle. I have a few more thoughts on some of the things that went on during/after the United game, so I’m going to do them by category. Mustafi’s injury Arsene Wen...