Archive for March, 2010

Mar 31

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Cesc admits fears of broken leg + Gallas injury worry

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas told reporters that he fears he has broken his leg, with the Spaniard set to have an X-ray on his fibula tomorrow. The 22-year-old is currently on crutches, and revealed to the English media after the Barcelona draw that he has worries about a possible ‘broken leg’. Fabregas had been a doubt to even make the Barca […]

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Mar 31

Highlights: Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona

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Mar 31

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Match Report: Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona

Arsenal battled back brilliantly to score two goals and earn a draw with Barcelona in the Champions League quarter final — keeping their European ambitions alive in the process. The current European Champions Barca wereall over Arsenal throughout the first half and the Gunners were very lucky to go into half-time with the score 0-0. […]

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Mar 31

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Fabregas & Gallas start, Henry on the bench for European Champs

As expected, Cesc Fabregas & William Gallas start tonight for Arsenal in their Champions League crunch clash with Barcelona. Almunia Sagna – Gallas – Vermaelen – Clichy Fabregas – Song – Diaby Nasri – Bendtner – Arshavin Subs: Fabianski (GK), Campbell, Eboue, Denilson, Rosicky, Walcott, Eduardo.

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Mar 31

Reports: Fabregas fit to play Barca

Cesc Fabregas will start for Arsenal tonight against Barcelona according to Spanish daily Marca. The newspaper also reports that Cesc took part in a fitness test at Emirates Stadium this morning where he ‘felt fine’. Gunners skipper Fabregas had been a doubt to make it after picking up a knee injury in the 1-1 draw with Birmingham […]

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Mar 31

VIDEOS: Vermaelen & Wenger on Barca tie

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Mar 30

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Galindo trains with first team squad pre-Barca

Highly-rated Bolivian youngster Samuel Galindo trained with the Arsenal squad preparing for tomorrow’s match against Barcelona. The 17-year-old is currently training at London Colney after signing a pre-contract agreement which is likely to become permanent in July. You can read full clarification of the Galindo signing over at Young Guns, by clicking here. Below is […]

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Mar 30

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Team Predictions: Arsenal v Barcelona

Arsenal can boast the services of William Gallas in defence for tomorrow’s crunch clash against the European Champions Barcelona. The Frenchman has made a surprise recovery after missing the last 8 games with a troublesome calf injury. Despite the 33-year-old lacking match fitness, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has hinted that he may give a rest to veteran […]

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Mar 30

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Messi & co arrive in London

Barcelona arrived in London earlier this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s star-studded match with Arsenal. Pep Guardiola’s men touched down at Luton Airport and were welcomed with rainy weather – which is expected to continue on Wednesday as well. Contrary to reports, midfielder Xavi Hernadez did travel with the 21-man squad, while the likes of Lionel […]

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Mar 29

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PICTURE: Cesc banner set to make debut on Wednesday

A banner of Cesc Fabregas will be hung at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday when Arsenal play Barcelona in the Champions League. Supporters group REDaction have planned it to hang off Club Level, with the wording ‘Spirit of 1970′, referring to Arsenal’s double winning team from 1971. Let’s hope the skipper is passed fit for […]

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Mar 29

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Fabregas to prove fitness in training tomorrow

Arsenal will have their final training session tomorrow with Cesc Fabregas facing one last chance to prove his fitness for the Champions League clash against Barcelona. The 22-year-old is still recovering from severe bruising to his knee and leg that he sustained during Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Birmingham. However, the Spaniard continues to receive treatment on […]

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Mar 28

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Iniesta injury could be blessing in disguise for Barca

Barcelona’s midfield maestro Andres Iniesta has been ruled out of action for 10 days after sustaining a hamstring injury during the Blaugrana’s 1-0 win over Real Mallorca. Tests revealed a small hamstring tear, meaning he is set to miss the Arsenal game on Wednesday, a league game against Atletico Madrid but should return for the […]

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