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Arsenal can handle FA cup pressure – Wenger

Arsene Wenger: hopeful Arsenal can end title drought Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Wednesday expressed confidence that the pressure of the club’s nine-year trophy drought will not derail his side in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Hull City. “You don’t play with the history,” ...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Arsenal thrash Newcastle to maintain fourth spot

Frenchmen: Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny celebrate a goal against Newcastle Arsenal moved four points clear of Everton in the race for the fourth and final Champions League place on offer to Premier League clubs with a convincing 3-0 win over Newcastle United on Monday. A rare strike by Laurent Kosciel...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Everton chase Arsenal for 4th place, thrash Man United

Arsenal kept their noses in front of Everton in the race for the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth with a comfortable 3-0 win at future FA Cup final opponents Hull City. And Everton kept the hot pursuit after thrashing Manchester United 2-0 at Goodison Park Liverpool in a later match. Arsenal...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2014

Podolski brace keeps Arsenal Champions League hopes alive

German striker Lukas Podolski struck twice to help Arsenal come from behind to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. Podolski’s double inspired a vital 3-1 win over West Ham. Arsene Wenger’s side are in danger of failing to reach Europe’s elite club competition for t...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Hull City book Wembley final date with Arsenal

Hull City staged a stirring second half fightback to book their first FA Cup final appearance with a thrilling 5-3 win over Sheffield United at Wembley on Sunday. Steve Bruce’s side survived a stern test from the League One underdogs in a sensational semi-final and will face Arsenal on May 17 in the fir...

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

Everton beat Arsenal to keep Champions League dream alive

Lukaku celebrates Everton’s second goal Everton’s hopes of Champions League football next season was bolstered by their victory over Arsenal. The Toffees moved to within a point of fourth-placed Arsenal after they beat the Gunners 3-0 in the Premier League at Goodison Park. Goals from Steven Naism...

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Posted on Apr 7, 2014

Man United vs. Arsenal: Szczesny Targets Victory

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has said that he is looking forward to end the week on a high with a victory over Manchester United at the weekend. Arsenal, after losing to Chelsea in the League Cup seemed to be heading for a downward slide in their recent blistering form. However, they have bounced back...

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Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Champions League: Arsenal settle score with Dortmund

English Premier League leaders Arsenal avenged their Champions League home defeat to Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago with a 1-0 victory in Germany on Wednesday. Having lost 2-1 at London’s Emirates Stadium, the Gunners claimed revenge at Borussia’s Westfalenstadion as Welshman Aaron Ramsey heade...

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Posted on Nov 6, 2013

Match report: Arsenal beat Liverpool, United, City stroll

Arsenal reasserted their title credentials on Saturday with an impressive 2-0 victory over Liverpool that sent them five points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Arsene Wenger had seen his side beaten by Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea in their previous two home games, but they prevailed through goa...

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Posted on Nov 3, 2013

Arsenal Beat Liverpool To Open Five-Point Lead

Arsenal moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to a 2-0 victory over Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in Saturday’s late fixture. Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey were the scorers on a day when Liverpool would have gone top had they won. Brendan Rodgers’s visitors now find ...

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Posted on Nov 3, 2013

Chelsea knock out Arsenal from League Cup

Arsenal have been knocked out of the Capital One Cup by London rivals Chelsea. Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta and Juan Mata netted the two winning goals, in each half of the game at Emirates Stadium. Manchester United have also moved on to the next stage, defeating Norwich City, 4-0. Premiership team, Fulh...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2013

Capital One Cup: Arsenal, Chelsea Tango At Emirates

Arsène Wenger has admitted Arsenal’s collision with Chelsea in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday at Emirates in London can have a “psychological influence on the team” as the Frenchman seeks a first victory over a side managed by José Mourinho to pep his players’ conviction that they are realistic chal...

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Posted on Oct 29, 2013

Arsenal survive Crystal Palace test, Arteta sees red

Mikel Arteta scored and was then sent off as Arsenal edged Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday to establish a five-point lead at the Premier League summit. The Spaniard put the visitors ahead with a 47th-minute penalty, but he was contentiously shown a straight red card with 25 minutes remaining f...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2013

Arsenal, City, Chelsea Record Wins As Man U And Liverpool Draw

Arsenal played with the style, pace and confidence of their glory days under Arsene Wenger to crush Norwich City 4-1 to underline their title credentials at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. The Gunners, without a trophy since 2005, gave their fans renewed hope that that famine could end this season with Jack...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013

Arsenal, Chelsea win, Man U held by Soton

Arsenal are holding tight to their league leadership, by two points after beating Norwich City 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium in London today. Chelsea also thrashed Cardiff City 4-1, with goals from Hazard, Eto’o and Oscar. Manchester United continued their dismal league record this year, by being held 1-1...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013

Arsenal Can Win The EPL This Season– Wenger

 Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has assured fans of his ambition to win the Premier League title this season after eight years without winning any form of trophy. For close to a decade now, the Gunners’ fans have watched in agony as their club continually make a place in the UEFA Champions League their onl...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2013

Ozil inspires Arsenal thrash Napoli

Mesut Ozil’s first goal for Arsenal inspired his side to an impressive 2-0 win over Napoli that maintained their 100 percent start in the Champions League on Tuesday. Ozil, signed for a club record £42.5 million from Real Madrid on transfer deadline day, had promised to add more goals to his undoubted ...

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Posted on Oct 2, 2013

Arsenal top the table after Swansea win

Arsenal inched clear at the top of the Premier League on Saturday after Manchester United sensationally crashed at home to West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City lost at Aston Villa. Arsenal capitalised on their rivals’ setbacks by winning 2-1 at Swansea City to move two points clear of second-place T...

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Posted on Sep 29, 2013

Oboabona denies reports of joining Arsenal FC

By Citizens platform Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona has denied reports that he was getting ready to join English Premier League club, Arsenal FC. The 23 year old player has said reports that he would join the Gunners were fabricated by agents. Oboabona transferred from Nigeria Professional Football L...

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Posted on Sep 27, 2013

League Cup: Arsenal edge West Brom to face Chelsea

Arsenal defeated West Brom in the third round of the English League Wednesday. The young Gunners held their nerves to beat West Bromwich Albion on penalties at the Hawthorns on Wednesday and that set up a mouth-watering London derby against Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea, who won 2-0 at Swindon on Tuesday. Ars...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Capital One Cup: Pressure On Arsenal Tonight —West Brom Coach

•Assistant coach of West Brom, Kevin West Brom assistant head coach Kevin Keen insists all the pressure is on Arsenal ahead of their Capital One Cup third round clash tonight. Albion’s impressive campaign last year was slightly tainted by their failure to make a fist of cup runs as they exited both the Le...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2013

Football: Arsenal topple Chelsea after beating Stoke

Arsenal went to the top of the English Premier League table after a 3-1 victory at home to Stoke on Sunday. Victory left the Gunners two points in front of both Chelsea and Liverpool. But north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur will join them on 12 points if they win away to Cardiff later Sunday. Wales [&hellip...

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Posted on Sep 22, 2013

Walcott, Ramsey give Arsenal victory in Marseille

MARSEILLE (AFP) – Arsenal got their Champions League campaign off to the ideal start on Wednesday as second-half goals by Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey secured a 2-1 win away to Marseille. An even contest at the Stade Velodrome swung Arsenal’s way in the 65th minute when their French hosts were ma...

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Posted on Sep 18, 2013

Match Report: Arsenal, Spurs, Newcastle win

Arsenal new record signing Mesut Ozil made an instant impact at the Stadium of Light, while team-mate Aaron Ramsey continued his fine start to the campaign. Ozil, signed from Real Madrid on transfer deadline day for £42 million, didn’t take long to show his class as the Germany midfielder produced a br...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2013

Everton Beats Chelsea As Man U, Arsenal Record Victories

Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea homecoming party turned sour as Everton inflicted a first Premier League defeat on the Portuguese since he returned in the close-season, winning 1-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday. Steven Naismith celebrated his 27th birthday by heading the winner in first-half injury time before t...

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Posted on Sep 14, 2013