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Youngsters impress in Checkatrade Trophy opener 0

Posted on September 13, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s under-21 team opened their Checkatrade Trophy campaign with a 3-0 win over Coventry on Wednesday night. The game was significant as the likes of Joe Willock, Emile Smith-Rowe and Eddie Nketiah scored the goals for the Gunners.

The trio have all been in and around the Gunners senior squad in the last 12 months. In fact, Nketiah burst onto the Arsenal first team last season. The youngster is once again part of the first team squad for this season.

Southampton vs. Arsenal Premier League preview 0

Posted on January 27, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal face a tricky trip to the south coast to face Southampton on Tuesday night. With rival title contenders Manchester City and Chelsea not playing until Wednesday the clash gives the Gunners the opportunity to stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League table to four points.

The two teams have endured differing form in recent games. The Gunners have won their last seven games in all competitions, while the Saints have won just two games out of their last six. Southampton have slipped to ninth place in the table, after making a blistering start to the campaign.

Arsenal still in with a chance of the treble 1

Posted on January 25, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal are still in with a chance of claiming the treble of Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup, after last night’s 4-0 FA Cup fourth round defeat of League One Coventry. Germany international forward Lukas Podolski scored a brace, with Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud adding late goals to give the score a convincing look about it.

Strength

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger made a number of changes to his team, including Nicklas Bendtner returning from injury and young England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continuing his return from injury.

Arsenal 4-0 Coventry: Podolski brace ensures the Gunners ease into the FA Cup 5th round 0

Posted on January 25, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal saw past a spirited Coventry side who made a good second-half account of themselves despite the 4-0 scoreline.

The home side took the lead in the 15th minute through Podolski. The German international was fed through on goal by fellow German Mesut Ozil, and finished with aplomb after rounding Coventry ‘keeper Joe Murphy.

He doubled Arsenal’s lead less than 10 minutes later. Heading home after teammate Per Mertesacker flicked the ball on.

Coventry rallied back in the second half, and had two great chances from striker Leon Clarke to halve the deficit, but he failed to hit the back of the net.

Arsenal vs. Coventry FA Cup Preview 0

Posted on January 23, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal host League One Coventry at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The Gunners will be confident of progression against the team from the third tier of English football, but the Midlanders are in decent form ahead of the clash.

In fact the Sky Blues are the second top goalscorers in the third tier and currently on a six match unbeaten run. Steven Pressley’s team look to be in contention for promotion, despite the fact that they started the season off with a 10 point deduction.

Arsene Wenger could sign new deal by the end of the week 0

Posted on January 22, 2014 by David Nugent

According to ESPN, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could sign a new deal with the club by the end of the week. The 62-year-old’s contract expires in the summer and there was speculation about his future in the summer.

However, with the Gunners riding high in the Premier League table it now looks like the Frenchman is prepared to commit his future to the Gunners. Majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has reportedly travelled to England to finalise a new three-year-deal for the Gunners boss believed to be worth £24million.

Where does the FA Cup lie in Arsenal’s priorities this season? 0

Posted on January 06, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal are through to the FA Cup fourth round after Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners face another home tie in the fourth round, as they face midtable League One side Coventry at the Emirates.

Comfortable

The draw has given Arsenal a pretty comfortable tie in the next round. Even if Arsene Wenger decides to play a weakened team in the tie the Gunners should get through comfortably. The north London side are currently going through a slightly tough time with injuries.



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