Arsenal won a record 13th FA Cup with a 2-1 victory here over Premier League champion Chelsea, which missed out on the English double.
Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez got the Gunners off to a strong start in this battle of London clubs at Wembley Stadium on Saturday when he opened the scoring at the four-minute mark with a right-footed shot past net minder Thibaut Courtois. Continue reading
Alisher Usmanov, who owns 30.04 per cent of English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal, has made a one billion pound ($1.30 billion) bid to take control of the north London football club from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke.
English media reported that Kroenke has yet to formally respond to the offer, which was made last month and was reported initially by the Financial Times. Continue reading
Arsenal may finish below arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur in this season’s English Premier League (EPL) but manager Arsène Wenger is confident that his club is still the bigger power in north London.
Tottenham are currently second on the EPL table with 74 points from 33 matches, just four points behind leaders Chelsea with five games to go in this season’s campaign. They have continued their good form from last season, when they were serious contenders for the title till late in the season. Continue reading
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has asserted that the London club does not intend to sell striker Olivier Giroud and reiterated the Frenchman’s key role in the future of the first team.
“I have had no approach from Marseille and we want to keep Olivier Giroud at the club,” Wenger insisted on Tuesday amid rumours in the football market claiming that French side Olympique de Marseille has already allocated 23.5 million euros ($25.7 million) to secure Giroud’s services. Continue reading
A pair of fine goals by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil allowed Arsenal to halt its streak of consecutive away losses at four with a 2-1 victory over relegation-bound Middlesbrough.
With Arsenal in danger of finishing out of the Premier League top four for the first time in 21 years, manager Arsene Wenger, on Monday made six changes to the line-up that lost last week to Crystal Palace. Continue reading
La Liga strugglers Granada FC on Monday fired coach Lucas Alcaraz following a 1-3 home defeat against Valencia a day earlier, and hired former Arsenal legend Tony Adams, who will try to save Granada from relegation.
The club in a statement said that its decision was made following the team’s recent poor results, and thus, Granada had to part ways with Alcaraz and his staff. Continue reading
Contending that the removal of manager Arsene Wenger might not help Arsenal solve its problems, the London football club’s former defender Gael Clichy insists that the Frenchman is still the right person for the job.
Arsenal, yet to win an English Premier League (EPL) title since the 2003-04 season, are currently languishing sixth in the standings. They are seven points outside the top four with 10 games remaining. Continue reading
Arsenal drew 2-2 against visiting Manchester City in round 30 of the English Premier League (EPL) at the Emirates Stadium here.
Leroy Sane took control for the visiting Citizens only five minutes into the first half, receiving the ball in distance to dribble past goalkeeper David Ospina before scoring on Sunday. Continue reading