Abou Diaby has been ruled out for ‘at least three weeks’ after he sustained a thigh muscle strain in the 2-1 defeat against Chelsea earlier this afternoon. Diaby, 26, was substituted on 17 minutes when he suffered his injury, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain coming on for the injury-prone French international. Arsenal ultimately went onto lose the […]
Archive for September, 2012
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is likely to field a strong attacking line-up for tonight’s Capital One Cup third round clash against Coventry City, with the likes of Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Andrey Arshavin all expected to play. The Gunners team, captained by Swiss defender Johan Djourou, sees several fringe first team players […]
Theo Walcott has expressed his desire to stay at Arsenal despite letting contract negotiations with the club run, revealing that he’s showed his commitment by turning down a ‘big money’ summer move. England star Walcott, 23, has been the subject of media speculation about his future as he and Gunners officials have been unable to […]
A late Laurent Koscielny goal gave Arsenal a thoroughly deserved point against Premier League champions Manchester City.
Vito Mannone is a prime example of how hard work, determination and a little bit of luck can completely change your career at Arsenal. Mannone joined Championship side Hull City after enduring a torrid time in his brief Arsenal appearance last season, making mistakes in the Champions League against Olympiakos that threatened to bring an […]
Football shirts change from season to season with much hype around the anticipated new looks for the team. Sometimes these new kits are greeted with enthusiasm and hordes of sales amongst fans, but sometimes it can go horribly wrong…. We look at some of the biggest blunders made by kit manufacturers!
Olivier Giroud will be handed a place in Arsenal’s starting eleven for tonight’s Champions League clash against the Frenchman’s former employers Montpellier. Giroud, 25, hasn’t scored for the Gunners’ yet and started last weekend’s match against Southampton on the bench, with manager Arsene Wenger preferring Gervinho in his attack. However, it’s expected that Wenger will […]
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will hand midfielder Francis Coquelin a surprise start later today against Southampton, after Abou Diaby was deemed too much of an injury risk to be involved from the start. Wenger revealed the hip problem Diaby suffered during France’s victory over Finland last week is not serious, but may not risk him […]