November 29, 2013 by
League leaders Arsenal head to Wales to face Cardiff on Saturday looking to maintain and even stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League. The Gunners are currently four points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
The home side are 15th in the top-flight table, just three points outside the relegation zone. Arsene Wenger’s men claimed a comfortable 2-0 win in the Champions League on Tuesday night and defeated Southampton in the Premier League by the same score line last weekend. .......Read more here.....
November 25, 2013 by
Arsenal face a crucial home clash with Marseille in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Gunners could virtually seal their place in the knockout stages with a win over the French Ligue one side at the Emirates Stadium.
The French side are already out of contention for qualification, after they lost 3-2 at Italian club Napoli in their last outing. Elle Baup’s team have yet to even collect a point from their four Champions League matches this season in a difficult group and have become the group’s whipping boys. .......Read more here.....
November 24, 2013 by
Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Southampton yesterday was vital, after the Gunners suffered a defeat to Manchester United prior to the international break. The defeat against United raised some questions about the Gunners title challenge.
Even though there were questions asked about the Gunners after that United defeat I never had any doubts about the Gunners chances of challenging for the Premier League title. Arsene Wenger’s men have already shown this season how they can bounce back from defeat. .......Read more here.....
November 23, 2013 by
Arsenal extended their lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over third-placed Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.
The high-flying visitors did well to restrict Arsenal’s possession in the early exchanges. On eight minutes Luke Shaw put in good tackles on both Olivier Giroud and the Aaron Ramsey. The Gunners then had their first real attempt on goal on 11 minutes.
Midfielder Jack Wilshere made a good run and produced a superb effort from a tight angle, which went over Artur Boruc in the Saints goal, only for it to rebound off the post. On 14 minutes Boruc rushed out of his goal to prevent Giroud getting on the end of a Mesut Ozil through ball. .......Read more here.....
November 22, 2013 by
Arsenal will look to retain and maybe build on their lead at the top of the Premier League table this Saturday as high-flying Southampton come to visit the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners are currently two points clear of second place Liverpool, who face a difficult trip to neighbours Everton in the early kick-off on Saturday.
Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat at title rivals Manchester United in their last Premier League encounter prior to the international break and will be looking to get back to winning ways with a victory over the third place Saints. .......Read more here.....
November 18, 2013 by
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey missed the international friendly between Wales and Finland on Saturday evening, but it appears he will be fit for next week’s Premier League clash against Southampton.
There were contrasting reports regarding the reason for his absence, with the player himself citing a hamstring injury and Wales boss Chris Coleman speaking about illness.
“Gutted to miss the game yesterday,my hamstring was tight after training. Medical staff didn’t want to risk me, will be fine for next weekend,” Ramsey twitted on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Wales manager Coleman didn’t even mention the hamstring problem, but rather spoke about Ramsey’s illness. .......Read more here.....
September 15, 2012 by
Wenger Speaks Out
Arsenal Manager Arséne Wenger made some key points in his recent press conference saying;
On his future: “I will assess my own performances and then make a decision. At the moment we are not there. Two years is a long time in my job. I just want to do well for the club as long as I can and accept all the rest. At the moment I am not in the mood to think about the long-term future. We want to do well this season, that’s all.” .......Read more here.....
September 10, 2012 by
The young Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has been promoted to the Arsenal first-team this season, but with the resurgence of Abou Diaby he has not been given a look in during the first three League games.
He has already stated that he will give it six months to see if he can make the breakthough. He said: “In July, I met the coach and he told me I am a full member of the team and he relies on me. Looking at who we have signed, they have trust in me.
“Alex Song left for Barcelona and they didn’t sign another defensive midfielder. .......Read more here.....