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Wednesday 30 September 2009
Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal's 2-0 Champions League win over Olympiacos is another example of just how his young side are maturing.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
Arsenal could have both Robin van Persie and Russian playmaker Andrey Arshavin available as Arsene Wenger's men look to get their Barclays Premier League campaign back on course against Wigan tomorrow.
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Arsenal must cope without goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, striker Robin van Persie and midfielder Denilson in tomorrow's Champions League opener against Standard Liege.
Saturday 12 September 2009
Mark Hughes indicated that he is prepared to introduce some of the physicality against Arsenal which caused them so much trouble during his Blackburn Rovers days in the first real test of Manchester City's top-four pretensions at Eastlands today.
Friday 11 September 2009
Wednesday 09 September 2009
Wales' World Cup qualifier against Russia in Cardiff this evening may be deemed as irrelevant by all those west of Moscow but John Toshack has not given up. Yesterday he rounded on some of his country's biggest football names for dishing out ultimatums to his inexperienced squad.
Friday 28 August 2009
If only Arsène Wenger, English football's principal patron of the beautiful game, could have dragged himself a little further over the line of denial he has always drawn against outrages committed by his own players.
Saturday 22 August 2009
Saturday 15 August 2009
The Independent's sports writers predict the teams that'll hit the top, those for the drop and the first managers for the chop.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Patrice Evra has hit out at the rough treatment by Arsenal players in their recent match, claiming they could have cost him an appearance in next week's Champions League final.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Manchester United claimed their third successive Barclays Premier League title today after a goalless draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Monday 11 May 2009
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger defiantly defended the potential of his young team after two crushing home defeats, and expressed indifference to fans' mounting frustrations.
Thursday 07 May 2009
Arsenal defender Gael Clichy will not play again this season because of a back injury, manager Arsene Wenger said today.
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