July 04, 2018 by
England are into the 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals, and isn’t that just a great thing to say out loud?
We may have made hard work of it as we always seem to do, but in the end, we were able to come away with a result that half of us were expecting and half of us refused to admit was a possibility. Still, this piece isn’t about that, and instead, it’s about praising the act of a Dutchman who revolutionised the way in which we view centre-forwards in this game. .......Read more here.....
April 12, 2016 by
Premier League rivals Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are looking to prize Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta away from the Emirates at the end of the season, according to the Daily Mirror.
Before you start wondering why on earth would the title contenders want the 34-year-old in their midfield department, we should note that the two clubs want the Spaniard to take up a coaching role.
Namely, the veteran midfielder could decide to retire from football at the end of the current campaign, with his contract at Arsenal set to expire and the injury problems still very much present. .......Read more here.....
May 02, 2014 by
With Arsenal now close to sealing fourth spot and odds of 1/100 to seal a Champions League spot, everybody connected with Arsenal must now be thinking about the prospective summer arrivals. According to the Daily Telegraph, Arsenal are in a battle with Tottenham for Ajax’s highly-rated defender Joel Veltman.
There are doubts of the future of club captain Thomas Vermaelen, with the centre-back currently only back-up to first choice pair Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker.
Vermaelen has also played at full-back on occasions this season, but with first team football hard to come by this season it seems he could contemplating a summer move. .......Read more here.....
February 22, 2014 by
Ex-Arsenal striker, and current assistant manager of Ajax, Dennis Bergkamp has been honoured with a statue for his great service to the Gunners. Outside the Emirates stadium, a large crowd had gathered in support for Bergkamp, and the unveiling went off without a hitch.
The Dutch maestro, as he was well-known, spent 11 years with Arsenal from 1995 until 2006, in which time he made over 300 appearances for the London outfit.
A scorer of some quite incredible goals, but it was his close control that many will remember the striker for. His first-touch was second-to-none during his time in the Premier League, but there will always be some regret with him not having joined Arsenal earlier than he did. .......Read more here.....
October 09, 2013 by
Former long-serving Arsenal forward Dennis Bergkamp has admitted he would love to return to the club he loves in a coaching capacity when he’s finish in his native Holland.
‘At Arsenal it was a good click. I always enjoyed it. I never had a bad day there. It is always on my mind. It is part of my ambition to come back at some stage.’
The ex-Dutch international added how he wants to come back to England in three to five years and to train the strikers at Arsenal. Bergkamp also hinted a number of former stars could well follow him back to the club in other coaching roles. .......Read more here.....