Tag Archives: Arsenal

My favourite game: Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League 2004 | Sport

Liverpool’s Xabi Alonso scores the first of three sumptuous goals on the day.

Whoever you asked, the prediction was the same. Neil Mellor was going to be a Liverpool legend. The kid could not stop scoring. Before he had kicked a ball in senior football, Mellor was the subject of fevered chatter among Liverpool fans in the know. As a youngster he had …

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Pay cuts, furlough or deferrals: what are the Premier League clubs doing? | Football

Crystal Palace have said matchday staff will ‘not be financially disavantaged’.

Arsenal Arsenal continue to monitor the situation regarding player and staff wages and are playing an active role in the Premier League’s discussions. But there has been no decision taken and the focus has been on ensuring casual employees are looked after. All will be paid as normal until 30 …

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‘Everything happened very fast’: Mikel Arteta opens up on positive test | Football

A recovering Mikel Arteta has shed light on the background to his coronavirus diagnosis, which hastened the Premier League’s decision to suspend the season’s activities. The Arsenal manager tested positive for Covid-19 on 12 March and, the following day, the league was put on hold with an initial return date …

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My Favourite Game: Manchester United’s 1999 replay against Arsenal | Daniel Harris | Football

Manchester United’s David Beckham celebrates scoring the first goal.

Much as the internet wills it otherwise, football inhabits the grey areas: everything is subjective, nothing is absolute, and it is no more deviant to change your mind than it is fraudulent to say you don’t know. However, certain truths are elemental, and here’s one: the 1996-2005 rivalry between Arsenal …

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Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus | Football

Arsenal have gone into lockdown after Mikel Arteta was diagnosed with coronavirus late on Wednesday night, closing their London Colney and Hale End training centres and entering into emergency discussions with the football authorities about the fulfilment of their forthcoming fixtures. Saturday’s match at Brighton now looks certain to be …

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Europa League thrown into coronavirus chaos as two last-16 ties are shelved | Football


The knockout stages of the Europa League have been thrown into disarray after two of the last-16 fixtures were postponed the day before the first legs were scheduled to take place as the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on the football calendar across the continent. While Manchester United’s …

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Arsenal place players into self-isolation and postpone game with Man City | Football

Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis takes to the Emirates pitch after the Europa League win over Arsenal. He met several players after the game.

The Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday has been postponed “as a precautionary measure” due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Premier League has said. Following the news that Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis had contracted the virus, Arsenal confirmed that an unspecified number …

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Mikel Arteta ready to take another step out of Pep Guardiola’s shadow | Football

Mikel Arteta holds a training session on Tuesday.

The question came less than 10 minutes into Mikel Arteta’s first media briefing after taking the Arsenal job and it was, as if anybody should have expected anything else, quickly apparent he had prepared for it. How important would it be to establish himself as a manager in his own …

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Football

Phil Foden suffered from being positioned on the wing against United.

1) Shaw’s uncertain form is a thing of the past The rehabilitation of Luke Shaw has been a success of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s reign. A player given harsh treatment by José Mourinho may never turn into the first-choice England left-back he looked set to be as a teenager at Southampton …

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