- Thu Feb 15 9:24 PM
• Midfielder sets up two of Arsenal goals in easy 3-0 away win • ‘We have to focus on every game to ensure more success’ Arsène Wenger left Sweden with a comfortable 3-0 lead from the first leg of their Europa League tie, insistent that he will take next week’s return game seriously. Under the ci...
- Thu Feb 15 8:18 PM
Arsenal’s European ambitions warmed up in freezing Östersund. Arsene Wenger’s attitude has shifted from B-list reserve teams to in-it-to-win-it sharpness now that this competition has reached the knock-out rounds. A fully motivated, high spec team did enough damage to put nine frosty toes into th...
- Thu Feb 15 5:00 PM
Europa League minute by minute updates, kick-off 6pm (GMT) Potter: ‘I’ve shown there’s another path for English managers’ Wenger urges change in rule that robs Arsenal of Aubameyang And feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org 1.56pm GMT Östersunds Fotbollsklubb was founded on 31 October 1...
- Thu Feb 15 11:59 AM
As Arsène Wenger’s side prepare to face Sweden’s Östersund, three supporters assess the highs and lows of being part of Europe’s ‘other’ competition I was actually really looking forward to being in the Europa League. It’s about as first world as problems get, but the annual trips to Munich and B...
- Thu Feb 15 11:44 AM
The Labour leader discusses the World Cup in Russia, inequality in football and taking penalties at Theresa May A film by Copa90 , of the Guardian Sport Network A lot has changed since we sat down with Jeremy Corbyn last May . His party has rallied, taken seats from the Conservatives in the 2017...
- Wed Feb 14 10:30 PM
• Striker Jesus yet to resume training after injury on New Year’s Eve • City play Arsenal in Carabao Cup final on 25 February Gabriel Jesus is yet to start training amid fears the Manchester City forward’s knee injury may be more serious than first thought. Pep Guardiola had expected him to retur...
- Wed Feb 14 7:39 PM
• Record signing ineligible to play in Europa League this season • Manager says Arsenal must adapt quickly to 4G artificial pitch Arsène Wenger has lamented the archaic rule that has left Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ineligible to face Östersund in the Europa League on Thursday, and the Arsenal mana...
- Wed Feb 14 9:59 AM
Michel Platini thought playing a ‘very British’ Arsenal team at Highbury would prepare France for a World Cup qualifier in Scotland, but the plan backfired. France lost both matches 2-0 By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog It’s hard to imagine Arsenal being in the title race in February and t...
- Tue Feb 13 2:41 PM
• Striker has had surgery on left knee • Absence leaves Arsenal short of options Arsenal’s striker Alexandre Lacazette has had an operation on his left knee and will be out for up to six weeks. The 26-year-old had an arthroscopy in London on Tuesday morning. A statement on Arsenal’s website read:...
- Mon Feb 12 11:11 PM
The striker, signed by Chelsea from Arsenal in January, has a physical presence and is a good foil for Eden Hazard
Squint a little as Chelsea despatched West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge and at times it was as though the champions’ attack was doing a slightly rattly impersonation of its old...
- Mon Feb 12 3:58 PM
Graham Potter is the English manager who took Arsenal's Europa League opponents Östersund from the fourth tier of Swedish football to the top flight in only five years. Increasingly bored by the formulaic coaching that defined his life as a professional, Potter completed an Open University degree...
- Sun Feb 11 10:23 AM
Arsène Wenger said Arsenal’s one-nil defeat to Tottenham Hotspur ‘was a game we couldn’t afford to lose’ after Harry Kane’s goal proved the difference at Wembley Continue reading