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Arsenal In 3rd Hoping For Favour From United

Arsenal start today in 3th after their slim, but imperative 1-0 win over QPR yesterday, 2 points ahead of Chelsea but having played 2 games more and on the same points as Spurs who have a game in hand on the Gunners. Chelsea are trying to qualify for the Champions League for the 10th season …

Van Persie’s Return Should Prove Interesting

Arsenal are to face Manchester United on Sunday in a clash that could decide the Gunners’ future for next season. If they manage to win they will still have a great chance to get a spot in the Champions League group stages, which is the only goal they have left. Their confrontation with the Red …

Van Persie To Face Tough Homecoming At The Emirates

Even though Van Persie’s explanation regarding what is one of the most controversial transfers in recent Premier League history is somewhat understandable, Arsenal fans are still upset with his move. The Dutch international moved to Old Trafford after spending over 8 seasons with the Gunners during which he managed to score 96 goals in 194 …

Arsenal Dealt Top Four Blow

France international, Olivier Giroud was sent off by Andre Marriner late in Arsenal’s crucial 1-0 win over Fulham at the weekend, having been shown red for stamping on defender Stanislav Manolev. An appeal was launched to overturn the ban after Wenger claimed that the striker had slipped while tackling the Fulham player. However, the FA …

Big Names Back For Arsenal

Wenger has always reiterated that achieving a place in the top four of the Premier League is like winning a trophy in itself. However, Arsenal may not even land their fictional trophy of playing in the Champions League football since they currently sit in fifth, two points behind Chelsea and Spurs, but having a game …

Graham Fancies Gunners Over Spurs

There seemed no way back for Arsenal after they suffered a 2-1 defeat at White Hart Lane last month, which meant they were seven points adrift of Spurs. However, they have slowly clawed their way back into contention for the Champions League places, and after Spurs dropped two precious points against Everton last weekend, coupled …

Wilshere To Miss Crunch Clashes After Injury Setback?

Arsenal face one of their most testing finishes to a season and need all of their big game performers to be fit for the run-in. They are totally focused on qualifying for the Champions League. It is not going to be easy for the Gunners but at least after their 2-1 win against West Brom …

Arsenal Ready For Swansea Clash?

Arsenal managed an impressive win against Bayern Munich but it was not enough to put them through to the next stage of the Champions League. In post-match statements, Wenger focused more on how his team performed and insisted on letting both fans and the press know that the team can compete at the highest level …

Big Names Out of Arsenal Squad For Bayern Munich Clash

The Champions League represents the only chance of silverware for the Gunners this season and they will need to score at least three goals to have a chance to qualify. Arsene Wenger was given a major blow when star midfielder Jack Wilshere was ruled out with an ankle injury. The 21-year-old suffered the injury during …

Arsenal Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Munich Trip

The news of Wilshere missing out for the big game has come as a huge shock for the Gunners, after the 21-year old failed to recover from the ankle injury he sustained in Arsenal’s 2-1 North London derby loss against Tottenham on 3rd March. The England international is set to be out for 3 weeks, …

Wenger Challenges Arsenal To Accomplish The Impossible

Arsenal hosted German giants Bayern Munich roughly a fortnight ago, looking to get a victory which could help their cause in the return leg at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday. Instead, they suffered badly, as a ruthless Bayern swept aside an overwhelmed looking Gunners team to register a convincing 3-1 away win. Now, with everyone …

Since When Should Arsenal Be Content With Nil-Nil Score?

Arsenal’s manager, Arsene Wenger has had a tough couple of seasons on Emirates Stadium. His transfer policy and the fact that he was unwilling to bid for expensive players has had fans complaining for quite some time. Arsenal have not won an important trophy in a very long time and although the team is very …

Will Arsene Risk Wilshere Against Blackburn?

As all the London media directs its attention to Arsenal’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie against German giants Bayern Munich scheduled for the upcoming midweek, Wenger has all his attention on the clash against Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup. Wenger will want to rest some of his stars for the all-important visit …

The Keys To Arsenal Beating Bayern Munich

As the Gunners prepare to face Bayern Munich in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League clash, if you look at the history of the fixture then it is not good reading for us Gooners. Arsenal have only won once in the 4 Champions League meetings between the two teams and that …

Wenger Reignites War With Rival Spurs

There is a fierce battle for a place in next year’s Champions League. Arsenal are very close to the last place that grants them access to the most prestigious inter club competition in the world and have already started preparing for a direct battle with Tottenham. Spurs are only 4 points ahead of the Gunners …