- Fri Mar 9 9:24 PM
Well, well, well. Welly, well, well Mcwelly Wellkington. Am I feeling the psychedelic effects of a rare bark I imbibed on the banks of the Amazon in 1932? The Eboue Tree is famously the most intensely mind-altering plant on the planet, even affecting those around you. It has such intense mind-exp...
- Fri Mar 9 3:55 PM
I want Ox to be our center mid for the next 4+ years. I love his pace and link up. When he takes it to the back line it gives Salah and Mane the time to get lost and open. I want Ox to make it hard for any new player to get time. I love the MF problem
- Fri Mar 9 3:52 PM
I know that I’m supposed to start blog posts with an anecdote or wax lyric about some lyrics. That’s the convention. So, here’s my opening metaphor: I made lemon curd this morning while listening to the Guardian Football Weekly podcast.…
- Fri Mar 9 8:11 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video After four straight defeats, sitting down this morning to write about a win feels like having a delicious bacon sandwich having been fed coal dust and bit of bark for the best part of a month. Arsenal went to the San Siro last night …
- Fri Mar 9 8:11 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show we enjoy a long overdue win and with me to discuss the 2-0 Europa League triumph over AC Milan is Paolo Bandini. We chat about a much improved Arsenal performance, perhaps predicated on the fact Europe is the be...
- Thu Mar 8 9:23 PM
Arsenal surprised many by going into the San Siro and beating in-form AC Milan in the Europa League. AC Milan and Arsenal were in both similar and yet oh-so-different positions as the Europa League Round of 16 kicked off. Both are European giants currently on downswings, but Milan hadn’t lost in 75
- Thu Mar 8 8:50 PM
Paris (AFP) – Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was relieved after his side’s impressive 2-0 Europa League last 16, first-leg victory at AC Milan on Thursday, following a “nightmare” week. Henrikh Mkhitaryan drove Arsenal into a 15th-minute lead with his first goal for the club, and a shel...
- Thu Mar 8 8:18 PM
Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 08/03/2018 20:18:01
- Thu Mar 8 8:15 PM
Paris (AFP) – Arsenal claimed an impressive 2-0 victory at AC Milan in their Europa League last 16, first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on under-fire manager Arsene Wenger. Henrikh Mkhitaryan drove Arsenal into a 15th-minute lead with his first goal for the club, and a shellshocked...
- Thu Mar 8 7:46 PM
Arsene Wenger and Laurent Koscielny
Pre-AC Milan Press Conference GOAAL! Mkhitaryan 0-1 Ospina – good goalkeeping Xhaka defends FK Milan come close Ooh..Welbeck tough chance BIG Welbeck chance missed Dangerous chance for Milan from corner MASSIVE chance for Mkhitaryan missed Milan penalty appeal...
- Thu Mar 8 5:53 PM
Join us this afternoon for live blog coverage of the Europa League clash with AC Milan – kick off 18.00 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 account to take...
- Thu Mar 8 5:35 PM
AC Milan v Arsenal - Team Sheets Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 08/03/2018 17:35:49 Arsenal are at the Guiseppe Meazza as visitors to AC Milan today, this is a 6pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.
- Thu Mar 8 3:05 PM
Good morning my fellow Arsenal depressives, we have a match today. It’s a… (squints at web site) huh… 10 am match against AC Milan in Milan. You are probably already well informed that AC Milan are managed by former midfield…
- Thu Mar 8 1:10 PM
A closer look at the squad, they simply don;t have the backbone of the team. it will be a long overhaul. it will probably take them 3 seasons to get back among the top 5.
- Thu Mar 8 10:22 AM
Quote from The Real Donavan Ried on Mar 04, 2018 03:19:37 pm Héctor Bellerín (22) as yet to sign a new deal with Arsenal Could make a bid. But only draw back is the lad was born in Barcelona and is likely to be swaye
- Thu Mar 8 9:08 AM
According to a show on BeIn Sports when a female fan phoned in from Nigeria who said that the fans there, who are predominantly Arsenal fans on the whole, believe that the club has lost its edge by not having more strong-willed black players who have stronger characters than other players.
- Thu Mar 8 8:13 AM
Arsenal face AC Milan at the San Siro tonight in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the Europa League, and quite frankly I have no idea what we’re going to get. Recent form would suggest we’ll see an Arsenal side that plays poorly, looks like it’s lacking confidence and is defensively suspect …
- Wed Mar 7 10:06 PM
“This is the end, beautiful friend This is the end, my only friend, the end Of our elaborate plans, the end Of everything that stands, the end…” If you have a look at the quote above, without context, it could’ve…
- Wed Mar 7 7:56 PM
Arsenal will aim to put their domestic shortcomings behind them against AC Milan on Thursday evening at the San Siro, a vital round of 16 first-leg encounter in the Europa League which could prolong the Gunners’ European adventure if they manage to record a positive performance, although Laurent...
- Wed Mar 7 7:14 PM
Arsenal’s Champions League qualification hopes have taken a drastic nosedive after a spate of torrid domestic performances, and on top of tepid results in cup competitions at both home and in Europe, Arsene Wenger has urged his wounded stars not to ‘forget’ their underlying quality and to not be...
- Wed Mar 7 5:16 PM
“That’s the challenge I have. I will try to find a way to do it. We play so many games that everyone will get games. It’s always possible. Will I do it? Maybe. I don’t know. But I think it’s possible, yes.” Arsene Wenger did not sound terribly convincing when quizzed on the prospect of …
- Wed Mar 7 2:13 PM
As Petr Cech
is beginning to show is age, Arsenal are said to be in the market for a new goalkeeper this summer. The 35-year-old Cech has made numerous blunders during the current campaign, and is not the world-class keeper he once was. The Gunners brought in the former Czech Republic internation...
- Wed Mar 7 11:45 AM
has been speaking to the media since our defeat against Manchester City to re-iterate that the players remain focused on finishing in the top four and are behind the manager. Now I have to say that my last post may have seemed to be way over the top and a complete change of approa...
- Wed Mar 7 10:04 AM
Milan (AFP) – AC Milan’s superb recent run faces a stiff test against Arsenal in the Europa League last-16 first leg in Italy on Thursday amid a backdrop of murky finances which are threatening one of Italy’s most successful clubs. Former AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has turned around the...
- Wed Mar 7 8:35 AM
Arsenal head to Italy today ahead of tomorrow’s Europa League Round of 16 first leg against AC Milan. Things are a bit tough at the moment, and the Arsenal dressing room appears to be a leaky place on top of that. A report in The Times this morning (£) suggests that tensions are growing because …
- Wed Mar 7 4:00 AM
Arsenal to offer £100k-per-week star to sign Barcelona’s £368m forward - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Arsenal are considering using defender Hector Bellerin as a makeweight to sign Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele. The 20-year-old has struggled with injuries in his...
- Tue Mar 6 9:47 PM
FA Youth Cup quarter-final Colchester United 1 (Jones 48) Arsenal 5 (Smith Rowe 41, 52, Saka 55, Balogun 66, Amaechi 74) Emile Smith Rowe hit a brace as Arsenal U18s produced an impressive performance away to Colchester United tonight, with a 5-1 victory securing the young Gunners’ place in the s...
- Tue Mar 6 6:35 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has one last chance to salvage the worst year of his Arsenal reign and potentially save his job when the beleaguered Gunners boss faces AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday. Wenger has presided over a miserable campaign that threatens to bring a painful end to th...
- Tue Mar 6 5:58 PM
Manchester United chasing £52.5 million Arsenal target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United and Arsenal are leading the race to sign Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic. The Serbian international, who has a £52.5 million release clause in his contract, is one of the hottest propert...
The Fighting Cock
- Tue Mar 6 9:05 AM
Flav is joined by Windy and stand-up comedian David Alfie Ward to talk about Arsenal's struggles, our stroll in the park against Huddersfield, the second leg against Juventus, and what we'd given up to win the treble. Dough boys: Flav, Windy, David Alfie Ward
Royal Blue Mersey
- Tue Mar 6 7:42 AM
In today’s links: Pienaar loves Baines, analysis on Everton’s loss to Burnley and more manager rumours The thought of Arsene Wenger becoming Everton ’s next manager has my head spinning. The man is an all-time great coach. He has assembled some of the finest teams and worked with some of the most...
- Tue Mar 6 7:13 AM
I can’t face another introspective about the manager or the board or the owner this morning. It’s hard to know what’s left to say. It’s just the beginning of March though and the Premier League season doesn’t end until May 13th with the potential, slim and all as it might be, of it extending to …
- Tue Mar 6 6:52 AM
Antonio Conte has come under fire for Chelsea's defensive approach in a 1-0 loss at Manchester City. Some of the criticism is justified. But n
- Mon Mar 5 11:23 PM
A large proportion of soccer fans out there today will never have seen an Arsenal side without Arsene Wenger on the sidelines (no doubt struggling with the zipper on his coat). The 68-year-old has been Gunners manager since 1996—the same year that Arsenal’s recent Europa League opponents Ostersunds
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Mar 5 5:30 PM
Discussing the possibility of the long time Arsenal manager at Goodison Park. One of the great parts about working at Royal Blue Mersey is the editorial discussions that happen behind the scenes on our Slack channel. On any given day, there’s absolutely no telling what might be going on. The meme...
- Mon Mar 5 5:28 PM
Tottenham sent scouts to watch Schalke playmaker Max Meyer over the weekend, according to reports in Spain. Meyer played 89 minutes as Schalke ran out 1-0 winners against Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga. And according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, representatives from Spurs were in attendanc...
- Mon Mar 5 4:56 PM
So. With Arsenal getting a pasting against City by being Arsenal, Chelsea being totally shut out by parking the bus, Liverpool getting battered 5-0 by gegenpressing, Tottenham swept aside 4-1, it's out turn soon! Chelsea were heavily criticized for parking the bus. All others tried to open up a b...
- Mon Mar 5 4:40 PM
Another weekend, another disappointing result for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal. Well, it would be disappointing if you expected Arsenal to get a result. After the turmoil of this week, coupled with Arsenal’s horrible away record, and given Brighton’s recent form, …
- Mon Mar 5 4:28 PM
Quote from HScRed1 on Yesterday at 12:57:25 am If Rodgers is offered the oppurtunity he would be mad to turn it down, one of the big clubs in the EPL a fan base who would take to his attacking philosophy. A challenge at l
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Mar 5 3:30 PM
He would easily be the best manager we’d ever had. According to a report by the Daily Star , Farhad Moshiri wants to hire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. Now, I don’t consider this report especially reliable or this situation particularly likely, but in a world where the Gunners get rid of their most...
- Mon Mar 5 1:50 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny
admits it will be “very hard” for the club to qualify for the Champions League after another damaging Premier League defeat at the hands of Brighton. Manager Arsene Wenger said after back-to-back 3-0 defeats to Manchester City, including the Leag...
- Mon Mar 5 1:42 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. On this week’s show we consider the 2-1 away defeat to Brighton, the lack of performance from the players and the manager’s inability to turn things around quickly enough. All the while there’s silence...
- Mon Mar 5 1:07 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud
has played down talk of a crisis at the club after the reigning Premier League champions slumped to their fourth defeat in five league matches against Manchester City. Sunday’s 1-0 defeat, courtesy of a Bernardo Silva goal, left Antonio Conte’s side...
- Mon Mar 5 8:20 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Arsenal’s eighth defeat of 2018 was also our eighth defeat away from home in the league this season, so there’s an almost pleasing kind of symmetry to the numbers, but there’s nothing pleasing at all about seeing what’s happening at the club...
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Mar 5 7:39 AM
In today’s links: Everton lose to Burnley, Arteta for manager and Moshiri under the microscope There are no words left. This Everton team is a disgrace. Sam Allardyce needs to go. He no longer cares about wins or losses. He’s coaching out the string and cashing checks. The defense is a sieve. The...
- Mon Mar 5 1:35 AM
Brighton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger said Arsenal must recover quickly if they are to avoid suffering a fifth successive defeat when they visit AC Milan in the Europa League this week. The under-fire Gunners manager accepted winning the competition marks his side’s best hope of returni...