Archive for December, 2008

Dec 31

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Die-Hard Gooner Witsel reveals Arsenal adulation + Full Unseen Interview

Gooner Talk have managed to get our hands on an exclusive interview with Standard Liege midfielder Axel Witsel. 19-year-old Witsel has attracted attention from a host of top European clubs, including the Gunners and Real Madrid. In the interview with Belgian newspaper Sud Presse Sport, Witsel spoke about: His passion for Arsene Wenger’s side and […]

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Dec 31

Simpson & Hoyte agree loan moves as Barazite extends Derby stay

Premier League strugglers West Brom have completed the loan signing of Arsenal striker Jay Simpson until the end of the season. The 20-year-old netted twice on his full debut in the Carling Cup against Wigan last month but is yet to make his first appearance in the Premier League. Meanwhile, Gavin Hoyte has moved on […]

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Dec 30

Cesc Challenges Young Gunners

Long-term injury-victim Cesc Fabregas is convinced Arsenal can compete for the game’s top honours in his absence. The 21-year-old Spain midfielder has been told he must have complete rest for a month before he can even think about making the first steps back on the long road to recovery from a medial ligament injury sustained […]

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Dec 29

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Rewind: Arsenal 1-0 Portsmouth

Welcome to Gooner Talk’s highlights feature, ‘Rewind’. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you’ve missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen. Arsenal 1-0 Portsmouth William Gallas headed […]

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Dec 28

Exclusive: Wenger On Arshavin – "Be Patient"

Gooner Talk can exclusively reveal that Arsene Wenger has refused to deny the consistent rumours concerning Russia forward Andrey Arshavin. Zenit St Petersberg star Arshavin has attracted an array of admiring clubs on the strength of two spectacular Euro 2008 performances against Sweden and the Netherlands, Arsenal are said to be one of them. French […]

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Dec 28

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Match Report: Arsenal 1-0 Portsmouth

A legend returned to the Emirates for Arsenal’s crucial Premier League clash with Portsmouth. That legend of course is Tony Adams, the former Gunners captain looked to cause an upset in front of a 60 thousand-strong crowd. Nicklas Bendtner was handed a surprise start ahead of Robin van Persie who Arsene Wenger rested to the […]

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Dec 28

Bendtner Given Surprise Arsenal Start

Nicklas Bendtner has been handed a place in today’s starting line-up as Arsenal take on Portsmouth later this afternoon. The Danish striker hasn’t had the amount of playing time he would of liked this season, but Gunners boss Arsene Wenger opted to rest Robin van Persie today and play the gangly frontman Bendtner upfront with […]

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Dec 27

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Inter Midfielder Dacourt Receives Arsenal Offer?

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could be considering offering Inter Milan midfielder Olivier Dacourt a 6 month contract at the club. Dacourt, 33 – formerly with Leeds and Everton – may be allowed to leave Inter at a cut price £400,000, and French tactician Wenger has reportedly instructed his scouts to check on the player’s fitness. […]

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Dec 27

Match Preview: Arsenal v Portsmouth (Premier League)

Porstmouth coach Tony Adams returns to Arsenal tomorrow afternoon where he will pit his wits against his old boss Arsene Wenger and a Gunners team who look in disaray. The north London giants were held to a 2-2 draw by Aston Villa at Villa Park on the Boxing Day, while Pompey suffered a 4-1 defeat […]

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Dec 27

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Rewind: Aston Villa 2-2 Arsenal

Welcome to Gooner Talk’s highlights feature, ‘Rewind’. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you’ve missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen. Aston Villa 2-2 Arsenal Zat Knight […]

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Dec 26

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The Kids Are Alright

When Zat Knight rifled in a ninety-second minute equaliser I was left screaming.  Standing up with TV remote in hand, I pondered throwing it against the wall, before choosing to wing in it into the safer option of the sofa.  There was an overwhelming and painful sense of Deja-Vu that every Arsenal fan around the […]

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Dec 26

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Match Report: Aston Villa 2-2 Arsenal

A pivotal game in Arsenal’s season was taking place in a chilly Villa Park earlier this evening. And what a game it was. Mikael Silvestre and Emmanuel both returned to the starting XI after a short spell out of the line-up. Aston Villa boasted the likes of Ashley Young and Gabriel Agbonhlahor, both of whom […]

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