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Daily Cannon Diary 29th August 2014 [inc site update]

What a week. At this point it is safe to say that Arsenal are back. You can tell that this is the case by the returning chest pains felt by the Gooner nation twice a week as we collectively attempt to stay alive to watch the next match. Everton away…

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VIDEO Arsenal v Manchester City tunnelcam

Watch some behind the scenes footage from Arsenal’s day at Wembley where they defeated league champions Manchester City 3-0. Please share me by

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VIDEO Arsenal goals v Manchester City at Wembley

Enjoy all of Arsenal’s goals against Manchester City once again. Please share me by

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VIDEO Olivier Giroud post-Manchester City interview

Olivier Giroud spoke to the media after seeing his spectacular goal help Arsenal to beat Manchester City 3-0 at Wembley. A second-half substitute, his goal was enough to [weirdly] win him the man of the match award, a decision made by Geoff Hurst. Please share me by

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VIDEO Arsenal lift the FA Community Shield

Arsenal won the FA Community Shield on Sunday after they defeated Manchester City 3-0 at Wembley. The new club captain, Mikel Arteta, was presented with the trophy by Arsenal legend Pat Rice. Please share me by

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VIDEO Arteta on being named Arsenal captain

 Mikel Arteta speaks about the privilege he feels to be named Arsenal captain after Thomas Vermaelen was sold to Barcelona. Per Mertesacker will be the new vice-captain.   Please share me by

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VIDEO Mikel Arteta post-Manchester City interview

Arsenal’s new captain, Mikel Arteta, spoke to the media after leading his side to victory in the FA Community Shield at Wembley against Manchester City on Sunday. Please share me by

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VIDEO Aaron Ramsey post-Manchester City interview

 Aaron Ramsey spoke to the media following Arsenal’s rout of Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday. Please share me by

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VIDEO Calum Chambers post-Manchester City interview

 Arsenal’s new boy Calum Chambers spoke to the media after helping Arsenal defeat Manchester City 3-0 in the FA Community Shield on Sunday in what was his first competitive game for the club. Big boy. Big future. Please share me by

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VIDEO Arsene Wenger post-Manchester City interview

Arsene Wenger spoke to the media after he witnessed his side put three past Manchester City without reply at Wembley in what was the best possible start to the new campaign. Please share me by

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Vermaelen signs for Barcelona

Arsenal have confirmed that captain Thomas Vermaelen has joined Barcelona. The Belgian has signed a five-year deal and Arsenal are believed to have pocketed £15m. Well, they will no doubt eventually pocket £15m given how Barcelona like to take forever to pay for players they buy from Arsenal. Vermaelen had…

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Djourou finally leaves

Johan Djourou has finally left Arsenal with the club confirming that he has joined Hamburg on a permanent deal. The centreback spent last season on loan with the Bundesliga side, playing on 24 occasions in the league for the club in what was his second loan spell in Germany. Arriving…

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VIDEO – Arsene Wenger post-Emirates Cup press conference

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Sunday after the Emirates Cup concluded. Winning comprehensively over Benfica but losing to Monaco [and being denied a stonewall penalty which would have ensured Arsenal won the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010] Arsenal finished the competition in second place. Here’s…

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Youngster signs new Arsenal deal

Dan Crowley has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, just one day after his 17th birthday. The midfielder, who has been dubbed the ‘new Jack Wilshere’ was signed from Aston Villa last summer, has been tipped for a massive future by all who’ve worked for him and even the…

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Afobe joins MK Dons

Benik Afobe has signed for MK Dons on a season-long loan. The Arsenal man, who had been predicted to have a massive Arsenal future when he was just in his mid-teens, has now been sent out on what will be his sixth loan deal since 2010. At Arsenal since he…

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Ospina ruled out of Emirates Cup with injury

Arsenal’s new goalkeeper David Ospina will miss the Emirates Cup after picking up a thigh strain in training. Showing that he will fit right in at his new home, the Colmbian wasted no time in checking out where most Arsenal players like to spend a large part of their season…

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Done Deal: Jenkinson signs for West Ham

It had been talked about for a while, but now the move has been made official with Carl Jenkinson joining West Ham from Arsenal on a season long loan deal. Speaking to the West Ham website, this is what he had to say: “I’m clearly seen as a big part…

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Jenkinson on his way to West Ham within next 24 hours

West Ham’s manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed that he is hopeful of sealing a deal that will take Carl Jenkinson to Upton Park within the next 24-hours. Speaking to TalkSport, the purveyor of hoofball, said “We’re interested in signing Carl Jenkinson from Arsenal on loan. I’m hoping it’s going to…

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Daily Cannon – The numbers game

Bjork was right. It’s. Oh. So quiet. Without her screaming obviously. Of course, the week I decide to get back to blogging regularly there was bound to be nothing happening. Then again, I probably could have minimised that risk by not choosing to start again in the last week of July….

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Contract extension for Giroud on its way

Arsenal are set to give Olivier Giroud a contract extension according to a report in L’Equipe. The front man is currently under contract until 2016 but this new deal will take him up to 2018 and no doubt come with a pay rise. Giroud comes in for a lot of…