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Arsenal Huff, Puff and Blow the Palace Down

Happy Monday everyone. Well, it usually is when you’ve won at the weekend, isn’t it? It seems unbelievable to think it, but the three points earned by Aaron Ramsey’s injury time winner represents the first time Arsenal have made a winning start to a league campaign since 2009. Which, to…

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Arsenal’s win over Crystal Palace provided several hints for the season ahead

It’s hard to make any real, serious judgements or analysis about a team based solely on pre-season results. Pre-season is about match fitness, young players and testing new formations – it’s in no way an accurate barometer of how a team will perform once real competition starts. Even during the…

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Olympiacos demand £8m from Arsenal for Manolas

Arsenal have been told that they must stump up £8m if they want to sign centreback Kostas Manolas from Olympiacos in what seems like the most reasonable transfer demand of all time. Clearly Olympiacos have no clue about the ridiculous sums some English clubs demand for their players. The London…

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Arsenal options key to a successful season

It’s funny how, in football, history has a habit of repeating itself. Think about it: three World Cup finals between Argentina and Germany, Spurs fans getting ahead of themselves and Chelsea being the proverbial C U Next Tuesdays… I could, clearly, go on. But that might make for a a bit of…

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Wembley win engenders pre season optimism shocker

Hi everyone! Long time no speak, etc… Some of you might have been thinking that I had gone into hiding after the “Why I hate Liverpool article”. But no, I’ve been busy, living my life, going on holiday and seeing parts of the world that the keyboard warriors who responded…

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Arsenal favourites to land Manolas

According to an exclusive report on the TuttoJuve site Arsenal are now the favourites to land Olympiacos’ Kostas Manolas. The centreback, who has been attracting the attentions of Juventus, Napoli, and Roma, is being eyed up by the Gunners to replace Thomas Vermaelen who signed for Barcelona at the weekend….

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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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Ladies weekly news

Arsenal Ladies are currently on a two-week break from the League. Last weekend was an international week with teams preparing for the decisive World Cup 2015 qualifiers which will be played at the end of the month. England defeated Sweden 4-0 with Alex Scott and Jordan Nobbs both playing 90 minutes while…

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Arsenal close in on midfielder deal (maybe)

It’s been widely reported by just about everyone this morning (we’ll look at the Express article) that Arsenal have ditched a move for Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira (due to wage demands?) and will instead move for Sporting Lisbon’s highly rated (and more defensively minded) Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho. The report suggests that despite…

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Arsenal players targeted for moves by Athletic Bilbao

Goal.com reported yesterday (Gulp) that Athletic Bilbao have been alerted to the availability of Arsenal’s Spanish duo Mikel Arteta and Nacho Monreal – and that they could look at making moves for players in the next couple of weeks. Looking at each player individually then, Arteta only has a year remaining…