Archive for October, 2010

Oct 30

Walcott

Gunners draw Latics in Carling Cup Quarter Final

Arsenal have drawn Wigan Athletic in the quarter final of the Carling Cup. The Gunners secured their place in the last eight with a 4-0 win over Newcastle this week. Roberto Martinez’ side, who beat Swansea in the fourth round, will travel to the Emirates Stadium in the week commencing November 29. Carling Cup Quarter […]

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Oct 29

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“I only care about playing football,” admits Nasri

Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has revealed that he would rather “concentrate on playing football” rather than discussing a new contract extension with the club. The 23-year-old has had a stunning start to the season scoring seven times in his last seven appearances, including the opening goal in the 3-0 win over Manchester City at Eastlands […]

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Oct 28

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VIDEO: Wojciech Szczesny’s impressive Arsenal performance

He’s on the verge of signing a new long-term contract extension with Arsenal, while many Gooners are already suggesting that the youngster has already established himself as the club’s future no.1 goalkeeper. Wojciech Szczesny is a name that you’re likely to hear quite a lot in the near future. The young Pole’s Carling Cup performance against […]

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Oct 27

Walcott

Arsenal cruise to Carling Cup win over Newcastle

Theo Walcott scored a superb double as Arsenal beat Newcastle 4-0 at St. James’ Park. The victory keeps up Arsenal’s average of 3 goals per game this season. This season Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has actually fielded stronger teams than in recent years but his line-up at St James’ Park still showed nine changes from […]

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Oct 26

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Szczesny handed start in goal at St James’ Park

Highly-rated goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is set to start only his second match for Arsenal after Arsene Wenger confirmed that the 20-year-old would start for the Gunners against Newcastle United in the fourth round of the Carling Cup tomorrow. Szczesny impressed on loan at Brentford last season and was quoted as saying he wanted to be […]

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Oct 25

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Which Arsenal side would you field on Wednesday?

Arsenal could have been forgiven for wanting an easy time of things in the fourth round of the Carling Cup after their fantastic 4-1 victory over arch-rivals Spurs in the last round. There was no such luck for Arsene Wenger’s side though, as they pulled Premier League new-boys Newcastle United out of the hat for […]

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Oct 24

VIDEO: Alex Song’s brilliant finish against City

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Oct 23

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Mark Randall joins Rotherham on loan

Arsenal youngster Mark Randall will hope to try and resurrect his Gunners’ career after agreeing to join League 2 side Rotherham United on a 3-month loan deal Randall has previously enjoyed a loan spell at Burnley in 2008 and MK Dons last season. However, the emergence of players such as Henri Lansbury and Jay-Emmanuel Thomas has meant that Randall […]

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Oct 22

Wenger

Arsène Wenger statistically “World’s Best Coach of the Decade”

Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger is currently the World‘s Best Coach of the 1st Decade (2001-2010) — according to the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. The long-serving Gunners manager tops the prestigious list, organised by FIFA’s aforementioned statistics body, for the first time since he joined Arsenal in 1996. Wenger will be honoured at the World […]

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Oct 22

Happy Birthday Arsène Wenger!

Everyone at Gooner Talk would like to wish Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger a Happy 61st Birthday today!

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Oct 21

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Vermaelen likely to be out until New Year

Arsenal boss Arséne Wenger has given the clearest indication yet that Thomas Vermaelen won’t be seen in an Arsenal shirt until the new year. The 24-year-old has missed Arsenal’s last nine games with an Achilles injury that he picked up while on international duty for Belgium. Speaking to fans at the club’s AGM, Wenger said: […]

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Oct 19

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Arsenal force five past Shakhtar + Match Stats

Arsenal fans celebrated all six goals at the Emirates as Eduardo scored a late consolation in a 5-1 thrashing for his Shakhtar Donetsk side. Both sides had won their two games going into this crucial Group H clash, but only Arsenal looked like the real deal in a scintilating performance in north London. Alex Song […]

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