Archive for July, 2010

Jul 31

Emirates Cup

Match Report: Arsenal 1-1 AC Milan

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger gave home debuts to summer signings Marouane Chamakh and Laurent Koscielny as the Gunners’ pre-season preparations were cranked up another notch with a 1-1 draw with AC Milan in the Emirates Cup. Wenger’s side are hosting the weekend feast of football for the fourth successive summer, and are defending the trophy […]

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Jul 30

Jagielka

Jagielka’s injury prevents rumoured Arsenal move

Everton defender Phil Jagielka’s potential move to Arsenal has been put in doubt after the 28-year-old reportedly suffered a recurrence of his troublesome knee injury. Experienced stopper, Jagielka would add considerable Premier League know-how to the Arsenal squad and bolster the Gunners’ defence. However, reports suggest that this fresh injury could put him out of action […]

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Jul 29

Fabregas “I want to continue to fight for every title possible”

Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has openly revealed to Spanish magazine DIR Emotions that he is a Barcelona supporter, but also said that he wants to continue to “fight for every title possible” whilst at the Emirates. The 23-year-old, who has been linked with a move back to former club Barca all summer, admitted that the […]

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Jul 29

Emirates Cup

Ronaldinho ruled out of the Emirates Cup

Arsenal fans who were hoping to see AC Milan star Ronaldinho at the Emirates Cup have been left disappointed by the news that the Brazilian is set for a month on the sidelines with a muscle injury. The 30-year-old former World Player of the Year had to abandon training on Wednesday night after he complained […]

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Jul 28

Schwarzer

Schwarzer deal still on the cards despite arrival of Hughes

Arsenal are set to rekindle their interest in Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer after former Manchester City boss Mark Hughes agreed to become the club’s new manager.  It was originally thought that Hughes had priced himself out of the job by demanding to bring in his own backroom staff, but these reports appear to be wide of the […]

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Jul 28

Per Mertesacker.. on Wenger's radar

Wenger looking to bring in experienced Mertesacker

Germany defender Per Mertesacker is the player Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to bring in to solve the club’s defensive crisis, according to Mirror Football. Wenger wants to make at least two defensive signings, with both William Gallas and Mikael Silvestre departing. Sol Campbell’s imminent medical at Newcastle also means that Arsenal are left with just […]

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Jul 27

NaSRI

Report & Highlights: SC Neusiedl 1919 0-4 Arsenal

Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations by coasting to a 4-0 victory over Austrian part-timers SC Neusiedl 1919. English forwards Theo Walcott and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas scored before the break before substitutes Marouane Chamakh and Carlos Vela added second-half goals. The Gunners are still yet to concede in their pre-season campaign so far. Arsenal’s Starting XI Almunia […]

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Jul 27

Nasri v Sturm Graz

Team Predictions: SC Neusiedl 1919 v Arsenal

Arsenal play their second game of pre-season in Austria against third division side SC Neusiedl 1919 later this evening. After comfortably disposing of Barnet last weekend, the Gunners continued their good pre-season with a 3-0 victory over Sturm Graz last Wednesday. France midfielder Samir Nasri scored twice to take his tally to three thus far. […]

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Jul 25

Randall.. didn't want to be there

Brady roasts Arsenal’s senior youngsters after heavy defeat

Fringe players Mark Randall and Gavin Hoyte were slammed by Liam Brady after their awful showing against Welling United, Gooner Talk can reveal. The attitude of some of the country’s most privileged and highest paid youngsters was brought into question as the likes of Nacer Barazite and Jay Simpson were thumped 4-1 by Blue Square South side Welling. Arsenal’s young […]

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Jul 21

GTYG.. Fantasy League

The Gooner Talk & Young Guns Fantasy Football League 2010/11

The 2010/11 Gooner Talk and Young Guns Fantasy Football League has opened its doors for the new season. To play for free against thousands of football fans from around the world, here’s all you have to do: 1. Visit the Fantasy Premier League site and log in 2. If you’ve never registered before, click here. […]

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Jul 21

koscielny

Report & Highlights: SK Sturm Graz 0-3 Arsenal

A double from Samir Nasri and a goal from Henri Lansbury gave Arsenal acomfortable 3-0 win over Austrian side Sturm Graz at the UPC Arena. French midfield maestro Nasri struck twice in the first half to put Arsenal in control before highly-rated youngster Henri Lansbury added a deserved gloss to the scoreline with a well-taken […]

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Jul 21

Frimpong.. handed a start in Austria

Frimpong rewarded with start against Sturm Graz

Emmanuel Frimpong has been rewarded for his hard-working performance at Barnet by being given a place in the starting eleven against Austrian side Sturm Graz. Frimpong, 18, is a product of the Gunners’ successful Hale End academy and manager Arsene Wenger is said to have been pleased by the youngster’s work ethic in training and […]

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