Gooner Talk Archives for January 2008

Videos: Anelka & Lampard Lose Their Rag As Gooners Celebrate Win

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I'm sure you'll all agree with me when I say Arsenal's travelling support was absoloutely fantastic earlier this evening. They sung their hearts out for the full 90 minutes as the Gunners triumphed to a 2-0 win over a physical Chelsea side. However, the banter with both fans and players continued after full time where several Gooners [.

Rewind: Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal

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Welcome to a Gooner Talk's highlights feature, ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Match Report: Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal

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Dutch hitman Robin van Persie proved to be the hero as he scored two goals to give Arsenal's fading Premier League title hopes a boost with a 2-1 win at Chelsea. Having lost two league games in a row, and with their character, quality and spirit questioned in recent weeks, Arsene Wenger's side orchestrated a dramatic [.

Match Preview: Chelsea v Arsenal (Premier League)

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Premiership leaders Chelsea take on fifth-placed Arsenal in the London derby at Stamford Bridge this afternoon. Luiz Felipe Scolari's side will look to clinch full points against Arsene Wenger's Gunners, who will be out to avoid third successive league defeat following their losses against Aston Villa and Manchester City.

It’s That Time Of Year Again… Cashley Cole Banknotes!

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This is article is mainly aimed at the supporters making the short trip across North London to West London tomorrow afternoon - even if you're not going, pass the Cashley Notes onto your mates. Arsene Wenger has been saying he "hopes we leave Cole alone." Why Arsene? Just why? Obviously as the manager of Arsenal he [.

Watch Olexandr Aliyev’s Hilarious Dive Again (Video)

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Olexandr Aliyev received his orders for an early bath on Tuesday night the Emirates, getting sent off just before the final whistle, but the Ukrainian should have been turfed off the pitch much earlier for a disgusting attempt at conning the ref. As if acting out a war scene from Platoon, Olexandr Aliyev was captured writhing [.

Afobe Impresses As England Retain Victory Shield

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England Under 16's have won the Sky Sports Victory Shield after securing a 2-0 win over a rugged Scotland side in difficult foggy conditions at Lincoln's Sincil Bank stadium. Once again, the star man proved to be Arsenal striker Benik Afobe, the 15-year-old notched up a tally of 40 goals for the Gunners' Under 15's last [.

Wenger: Gallas Will Cope With ‘Red-Hot’ Atmosphere

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes William Gallas will be able to cope with the abusive atmosphere he is set to face the wrath of this Sunday against his former club Chelsea. The 31-year-old former skipper was only recently stripped of the Gunners captaincy and now makes the short visit up to West London where a fiery [.

Ade, Sagna and Nasri Make Squad For Sunday

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Emmanuel Adebayor, Bacary Sagna and Samir Nasri have been passed fit for Sunday's Premier League clash with Chelsea after completing this morning's training session at London Colney All three were rated '50-50′ by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after the Gunners' 1-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday.

Match Report: Arsenal 1-0 Dynamo Kyiv

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Troubled Arsenal clinched their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League for the sixth successive season with an unconvincing 1-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv. A scrappy game seemed certain to end goalless until substitute Nicklas Bendtner snatched a controversial winner with three minutes left.

Rewind: Arsenal 1-0 Dynamo Kyiv

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Former Skipper Gallas Has No Regrets Over Comments

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Arsenal defender William Gallas remains adamant that he will see out the final year of his big-money contract and admits he has no regrets over his recent critical comments towards Arsene Wenger's young guns. Speaking at the TV launch of his new autobiography, the 31-year-old French centre half made clear his feelings about the English media [.

Former Skipper Gallas Has No Regrets Over Comments

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Arsenal defender William Gallas remains adamant that he will see out the final year of his big-money contract and admits he has no regrets over his recent critical comments towards Arsene Wenger's young guns. Speaking at the TV launch of his new autobiography, the 31-year-old French centre half made clear his feelings about the English media [.

Match Report: Arsenal 1-0 Dynamo Kyiv

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Troubled Arsenal clinched their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League for the sixth successive season with an unconvincing 1-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv. A scrappy game seemed certain to end goalless until substitute Nicklas Bendtner snatched a controversial winner with three minutes left.

Rewind: Arsenal 1-0 Dynamo Kyiv

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Site Down on Wednesday and Thursday

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Gooner Talk will be unavaliable tomorrow and Thursday due to routine maintenaince being performed on the site. This is likely to mean that we'll have a quicker site for your own pleasure as well as no downtime which means the site will be accessible 99% of the time. We'll be back on Friday afternoon where we'll start [.

Site Down on Wednesday and Thursday

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Gooner Talk will be unavaliable tomorrow and Thursday due to routine maintenaince being performed on the site. This is likely to mean that we'll have quicker site for your own pleasure as well as no downtime which means the site will be accessible 99% of the time. We'll be back on Friday afternoon where we'll start our [.

Wenger Should Follow PM Brown’s Lead

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Arsene Wenger is no fool and if there's one thing apart from football that he knows like the back of his hand, it's economics.  It's no coincidence that the Premier league's most shrewd transfer market manager has a masters in economics and now he must turn to his economic know how to get Arsenal out [.

Gallas & Ramsey Drafted In For Champions League Tie

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With seven first-team players out with injuries, 19-year-old midfield starlet Aaron Ramsey is set to be given another chance in the Champions League competition as Arsenal take on Dynamo Kyiv in their Group G encoutner. The Welshman, who has already played in both home and away games to Fenerbahce, looks likely to stake a place on [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Dynamo Kyiv (UEFA Champions League)

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A new captain, a new outlook and a new era - that's what Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will certainly be hoping for tomorrow evening as his inconsistent Gunners side take on Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv. This could be a make-or-break game for Arsenal. After consecutive Premier League losses, the Gunners are under real pressure in the [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Dynamo Kyiv (UEFA Champions League)

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A new captain, a new outlook and a new era - that's what Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will certainly be hoping for tomorrow evening as his inconsistent Gunners side take on Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv. This could be a make-or-break game for Arsenal. After consecutive Premier League losses, the Gunners are under real pressure in the [.

Gallas & Ramsey Drafted In For Champions League Tie

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With seven first-team players out with injuries, 19-year-old midfield starlet Aaron Ramsey is set to be given another chance in the Champions League competition as Arsenal take on Dynamo Kyiv in their Group G encoutner. The Welshman, who has already played in both home and away games to Fenerbahce, looks likely to stake a place on [.

Wenger Should Follow PM Brown’s Lead

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Arsene Wenger is no fool and if there's one thing apart from football that he knows like the back of his hand, it's economics.  It's no coincidence that the Premier league's most shrewd transfer market manager has a masters in economics and now he must turn to his economic know how to get Arsenal out [.

Gunners Post Mortem

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A terrible week crowned by a loss to Manchester City. Now the Gunners face Dynamo Kiev and they cannot falter, otherwise their Champions League season could be over. Perhaps that's why Wenger chose to rest Adebayor, preferring him to play Kiev rested. The difference in the game yesterday was the Arsenal midfield not taking control of the [.

Gunners Post Mortem

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A terrible week crowned by a loss to Manchester City. Now the Gunners face Dynamo Kiev and they cannot falter, otherwise their Champions League season could be over. Perhaps that's why Wenger chose to rest Adebayor, preferring him to play Kiev rested. The difference in the game today was the Arsenal midfield not taking control of the [.

A Lack of Variety Kills Arsenal’s Title Challenge

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The defeat to Manchester City suffered the same attacking fate that seems to be the norm when teams play Arsenal; park the defense in front of the box with two banks of four and The Gunners will fail to score. It is common knowledge that if you let Arsenal play you will get beaten therefore [.

A Lack of Variety Kills Arsenal’s Title Challenge

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The defeat to Manchester City suffered the same attacking fate that seems to be the norm when teams play Arsenal; park the defense in front of the box with two banks of four and The Gunners will fail to score. It is common knowledge that if you let Arsenal play you will get beaten therefore [...]

Rewind: Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Boxing | Watch Ricky Hatton vs Paulie Malignaggi Fight LIVE on GoonerTalk TV

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Gooner Talk will be streaming a live video of Ricky Hatton's figh against Paulie Malignaggi later this morning at MGM Grand Casino, Las Vegas, NV for a 12 round Jr. Welterweight bout. Ricky Hatton will return to the scene of his only professional defeat when he takes on Paulie Malignaggi in their light-welterweight bout in Las [.

Rewind: Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Match Report: Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal

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A downbeat Arsenal side travelled to Manchester without their skipper and eight other Gunners stars including Cesc Fabregas, Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure. Without their first choice captain in the squad, Manuel Almunia took on the armband and looked to lead his youthful troops. Gavin Hoyte was given a surprise start, just as Young Guns and Gooner [.

Arsenal: Fallen Phoenix

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When it rains, how it does pour... As this writer recently said, November has been a very troublesome month. And with 8 days left to go, who's to say it will not get any worse? After all the previously documented malaises that have hit Arsenal, the removal of Gallas as captain will perhaps hit hardest.

Match Report: Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal

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A downbeat Arsenal side travelled to Manchester without their skipper and eight other Gunners stars including Cesc Fabregas, Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure. Without their first choice captain in the squad, Manuel Almunia took on the armband and looked to lead his youthful troops. Gavin Hoyte was given a surprise start, just as Young Guns and Gooner [.

Arsenal: Fallen Phoenix

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When it rains, how it does pour... As this writer recently said, November has been a very troublesome month. And with 8 days left to go, who's to say it will not get any worse? After all the previously documented malaises that have hit Arsenal, the removal of Gallas as captain will perhaps hit hardest.

Match Preview: Manchester City v Arsenal (Premier League)

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal visit Manchester City in the Premier League at the City of Manchester stadium later this afternoon. Mark Hughes will be hoping his City side can capitalise on Arsenal's up and down form this season in the Premiership. However, the Blues have also been inconsistent and go into this clash with the Gunners with [.

Live Match Stream: Manchester City v Arsenal

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Gooner Talk will be broadcasting a one-off live stream of Arsenal's Premier League tie with Manchester City later this afternoon. If all goes well, future streams may be posted which would allow thousands of Gooners able to watch every Arsenal match. Stay tuned to GoonerTalkTV at 15:00(GMT), we'll also have a chat box up so you can [.

Match Preview: Manchester City v Arsenal (Premier League)

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal visit Manchester City in the Premier League at the City of Manchester stadium later this afternoon. Mark Hughes will be hoping his City side can capitalise on Arsenal's up and down form this season in the Premiership. However, the Blues have also been inconsistent and go into this clash with the Gunners with [.

Live Match Stream: Manchester City v Arsenal

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Gooner Talk will be broadcasting a one-off live stream of Arsenal's Premier League tie with Manchester City later this afternoon. If all goes well, future streams may be posted which would allow thousands of Gooners able to watch every Arsenal match. Stay tuned to GoonerTalkTV at 15:00(GMT), we'll also have a chat box up so you can [.

Appiah Being Scouted By ‘European Clubs’

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Arsenal could be about to revive their interest in Stephen Appiah, with a January move for the Ghana midfielder looking possible. Appiah, a free agent following his release from Turkish club Fenerbache, had been considering terms to sign at several top European sides. However, the 27-year-old is keen to ply his trade in England and it is [.

Internationals: van Persie Double, Ramsey, Bendtner & More

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Arsenal's International stars were in action for their respective countries tonight and it was the International Friendlies that became the main talking point of the evening. Here at Gooner Talk, we look to bring you the latest updates and results on how the Arsenal players are doing for their countries with a brief summary of how [.

Difficult choices for Wenger

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This weekend's game against Manchester City is critical for Arsene Wenger. Injuries to key players and a suspension to Cesc Fabregas mean the lineup could either see most of the same faces or a dramatically new lineup for this key game. The first question is the formation. Will Wenger return to the 4-5-1 formation he has used in [.

SEVEN Arsenal Stars Ruled Out of City Clash

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Arsenal will be without SEVEN of their star performers for the Premier League tie with Manchester City at Eastlands this Satuday. It caps off an extraordinarily bad end to the week for Arsene Wenger's side who's league form has been worsening in recent months, losing four times against the 'smaller sides' as well as even more [.

Gallas Cancels Interviews Due To Wenger’s Intervention

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If you thought you've heard the last of William Gallas attacking Arsenal's young players in the press, then you're very far off the mark. Today, The Times published an interview with the 31-year-old skipper and it appears the Frenchman has launched another attack on Arsene Wenger's policies at the club.

The Looming Cloud

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This past month, and in particular past week, has seen Wenger and his charges confront ups and downs of a quite erratic portion. From the loss to Stoke, to the win against Manchester United, to the loss at home against a feisty Villa, all signs point to dressing room discord. Indeed, this was the speculation [.

Gallas NOT Included In City Squad & Stripped Of Captaincy

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Gooner Talk can exclusively reveal that Arsenal skipper William Gallas did not travel with the rest of the Gunners squad up to their Manchester hotel earlier this afternoon. The 31-year old centre half risked being stripped of the captaincy after his critical comments on Arsene Wenger's policies and young side just days ago.

Extraordinary 9 Players Not Involved In City Tie

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A jaw-dropping NINE players will be missing from Arsenal's squad to face Manchester City at Eastlands tomorrow afternoon. With the news that Emmanuel Adebayor has been rested, and William Gallas has been stripped of the captaincy, Arsene Wenger is left with very few options for a tough Premier League clash with Mark Hughes' side.

Unbelievable 9 Players Not Involved In City Clash

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An awe-dropping NINE players will be missing from Arsenal's squad to face Manchester City at Eastlands tomorrow afternoon. With the news that Emmanuel Adebayor has been rested, and William Gallas has been stripped of the captaincy, Arsene Wenger is left with very few options for a tough Premier League clash with Mark Hughes' side.

Unbelievable 10 Players Not Involved In City Clash

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An awe-dropping TEN players will be missing from Arsenal's squad to face Manchester City at Eastlands tomorrow afternoon. With the news that Emmanuel Adebayor has been rested, and William Gallas has been stripped of the captaincy, Arsene Wenger is left with very few options for a tough Premier League clash with Mark Hughes' side.

Gallas NOT Included In City Squad & Stripped Of Captaincy

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Gooner Talk can exclusively reveal that Arsenal skipper William Gallas did not travel with the rest of the Gunners squad up to their Manchester hotel earlier this afternoon. The 31-year old centre half risked being stripped of the captaincy after his critical comments on Arsene Wenger's policies and young side just days ago.

The Looming Cloud

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This past month, and in particular past week, has seen Wenger and his charges confront ups and downs of a quite erratic portion. From the loss to Stoke, to the win against Manchester United, to the loss at home against a feisty Villa, all signs point to dressing room discord. Indeed, this was the speculation [.

Gallas Cancels Interviews Due To Wenger’s Intervention

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If you thought you've heard the last of William Gallas attacking Arsenal's young players in the press, then you're very far off the mark. Today, The Times published an interview with the 31-year-old skipper and it appears the Frenchman has launched another attack on Arsene Wenger's policies at the club.

SEVEN Arsenal Stars Ruled Out of City Clash

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Arsenal will be without SEVEN of their star performers for the Premier League tie with Manchester City at Eastlands this Satuday. It caps off an extraordinarily bad end to the week for Arsene Wenger's side who's league form has been worsening in recent months, losing four times against the 'smaller sides' as well as even more [.

Difficult choices for Wenger

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This weekend's game against Manchester City is critical for Arsene Wenger. Injuries to key players and a suspension to Cesc Fabregas mean the lineup could either see most of the same faces or a dramatically new lineup for this key game. The first question is the formation. Will Wenger return to the 4-5-1 formation he has used in [.

Internationals: van Persie Double, Ramsey, Bendtner & More

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Arsenal's International stars were in action for their respective countries tonight and it was the International Friendlies that became the main talking point of the evening. Here at Gooner Talk, we look to bring you the latest updates and results on how the Arsenal players are doing for their countries with a brief summary of how [.

Appiah Being Scouted By ‘European Clubs’

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Arsenal could be about to revive their interest in Stephen Appiah, with a January move for the Ghana midfielder looking possible. Appiah, a free agent following his release from Turkish club Fenerbache, had been considering terms to sign at several top European sides. However, the 27-year-old is keen to ply his trade in England and it is [.

Rewind: Arsenal 0-2 Aston Villa

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Crunch time for Arsenal

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The loss to Aston Villa all but ends Arsenal's title aspirations. If they are to be any threat they need to win all of their games to the end of the year, a tall order from this squad. What the recent games revealed is a Gunner's team which lacks spine down the middle, has a midfield [...]

Wenger Bemoans ‘Serious’ Sagna Injury

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger revealed in his post-match press conference that fullback Bacary Sagna will be out for a 'few weeks' after sustaining an ankle injury in his sides dismal Premier League loss to Aston Villa earlier this afternoon. The 25-year-old was injured in the build-up towards Villa's opener, and despite Arsenal's protests, the Villains played [.

Two Steps Forward, Six Steps Back

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Times are tough and for those engrossed in football nothing is better than a solid win for your team.  Fans of the Big Four teams are somewhat spoilt.  We expect the best and usually get it.  We can look at fixture lists and see that we should really win the majority of them.  However, as [...]

Aston Villa: The Day After

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Yesterday's defeat to Villa is about as refreshing as a pot of boiling water thrown maliciously into your lap. After watching the media and gooners alike fall over themselves in the wake of the wins to Manchester United and Wigan, it seemed as if the good times were back at the Emirates. It appears the [.

Burnley v Arsenal - Live On Sky Sports

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Arsenal's Carling Cup quarter-final clash at Burnley is to be shown live on satellite television. The game will be played on Tuesday, December 2 (7.45pm) and be covered by Sky Sports 2. In the event of a draw at full-time, the game will go to extra-time and penalties. The Gunners are on Sky several times already in [.

Silvestre Back In France Squad + Sagna Ruled Out

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Mikael Silvestre has been handed a start ahead of Tuesday's International friendly for France against Uruguay at the Stade de France. The 31-year-old former Man United defender's last game for Les Bleus was in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, two years on, and Mikael is back in his countries fold thanks to some accomplished performances in [.

Walcott Adds To Arsenal Injury Worries

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It doesn't get any better for Arsenal or manager Arsene Wenger. Just days after the 2-0 league defeat against Aston Villa, injury problems begin to mount for the Gunners. Theo Walcott was expected to take part in England's friendly with Germany tomorrow, but during a training session this evening Theo dislocated his right shoulder after falling [.

Walcott Adds To Arsenal Injury Worries

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It doesn't get any better for Arsenal or manager Arsene Wenger. Just days after the 2-0 league defeat against Aston Villa, injury problems begin to mount for the Gunners. Theo Walcott was expected to take part in England's friendly with Germany tomorrow, but during a training session this evening Theo dislocated his right shoulder after falling [.

Silvestre Back In France Squad + Sagna Injured

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Mikael Silvestre has been handed a start ahead of Tuesday's International friendly for France against Uruguay at the Stade de France. The 31-year-old former Man United defenders last game for Les Bleus was in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, two years on, and Mikael is back in the fold thanks to some accomplished performances in the [.

Burnley v Arsenal - Live On Sky Sports

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Arsenal's Carling Cup quarter-final clash at Burnley is to be shown live on satellite television. The game will be played on Tuesday, December 2 (7.45pm) and be covered by Sky Sports 2. In the event of a draw at full-time, the game will go to extra-time and penalties. The Gunners are on Sky several times already in [.

Aston Villa: The Day After

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Yesterday's defeat to Villa is about as refreshing as a pot of boiling water thrown maliciously into your lap. After watching the media and gooners alike fall over themselves in the wake of the wins to Manchester United and Wigan, it seemed as if the good times were back at the Emirates. It appears the [.

Two Steps Forward, Six Steps Back

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Times are tough and for those engrossed in football nothing is better than a solid win for your team.  Fans of the Big Four teams are somewhat spoilt.  We expect the best and usually get it.  We can look at fixture lists and see that we should really win the majority of them.  However, as [..

Wenger Bemoans ‘Serious’ Sagna Injury

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger revealed in his post-match press conference that fullback Bacary Sagna will be out for a 'few weeks' after sustaining an ankle injury in his sides dismal Premier League loss to Aston Villa earlier this afternoon. The 25-year-old was injured in the build-up towards Villa's opener, and despite Arsenal's protests, the Villains played [.

Crunch time for Arsenal

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The loss to Aston Villa all but ends Arsenal's title aspirations. If they are to be any threat they need to win all of their games to the end of the year, a tall order from this squad. What the recent games revealed is a Gunner's team which lacks spine down the middle, has a midfield [...]

Rewind: Arsenal 0-2 Aston Villa

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called ‘Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Match Report: Arsenal 0-2 Aston Villa

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Arsenal's previous game at the Emirates was a 2-1 over Manchester United. They were firm favourites to win this one as well, unfortunately for the Gunners, it didn't go to plan. Boss Arsene Wenger stuck with the same team that beat United, and despite a superb performance from 'keeper Manuel Almunia, it was Villa who came [.

Carling Cup Draw: Burnley v Arsenal

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Burnley's reward for knocking out Chelsea in the Carling Cup on Wednesday is a home quarter-final clash with Arsenal. The Clarets beat Luiz Felipe Scolari's side after a penalty shoot-out and now face the prospect of facing another of the so-called 'top-four' teams in the last eight. A young Gunners side have already thrashed Sheffield United and [.

Villa Eye Out-of-Favour Defender Senderos

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Aston Villa could make a move this January for Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos. The player is currently spending a season long loan at AC Milan, but Martin O'Neill is ready to make an offer to the Gunners to take the Swiss international off of their hands. Senderos had struggled in his few years at Arsenal previously, [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Aston Villa (Premier League)

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A confident Arsenal team take on Aston Villa tomorrow afternoon in a exciting-looking Premier League encounter at the Emirates Stadium. Arsene Wenger's side go into the game on the back of two excellent victories over Manchester United and Wigan Athletic, Arsenal will, for sure, go into the match full of confidence and will be looking to [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Wigan Athletic (Carling Cup)

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Manager Arsene Wenger has always relished these opportunities to be able to showcase what Arsenal fans can expect to see in the future - and he's set to see his young guns on display later tonight. In the last round of this competition, Arsenal fielded a team with an average of just 19 and they were [.

Match Report: Arsenal 3-0 Wigan Athletic

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Arsenal took on Steve Bruce's rugged Wigan side looking to progress to the Quarter Final's of the Carling Cup. It was no surprise to see Wenger treat this tie as a sort of after-hours kindergarden - the Frenchman has been using the League Cup to blood his young players since his appointment in north London in [.

Rewind: Arsenal 3-0 Wigan Athletic (Video)

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called 'Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Ruminations on the ‘Mickey Mouse Cup’

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The Carling Cup always gives gooners to reflect on Wenger's philosophy. We are allowed to see the development going on behind the scenes, and we are treated to a toast of attacking football. These games rarely carry pressure as our young guns are always the under dogs. However, there are stories running under the current [.

Ruminations on the ‘Mickey Mouse Cup’

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The Carling Cup always gives gooners to reflect on Wenger's philosophy. We are allowed to see the development going on behind the scenes, and we are treated to a toast of attacking football. These games rarely carry pressure as our young guns are always the under dogs. However, there are stories running under the current [.

Rewind: Arsenal 3-0 Wigan Athletic (Video)

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Welcome to a brand new feature on Gooner Talk called 'Rewind'. Rewind will provide you with post-match highlights to every single Arsenal first team game giving you the opportunity to watch the goals you've missed, or want to see again. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the mighty Arsenal on your computer screen.

Match Report: Arsenal 3-0 Wigan Athletic

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Arsenal took on Steve Bruce's rugged Wigan side looking to progress to the Quarter Final's of the Carling Cup. It was no surprise to see Wenger treat this tie as a sort of after-hours kindergarden - the Frenchman has been using the League Cup to blood his young players since his appointment in north London in [.

Another Glimpse of Total Football

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Today's Carling Cup clash with Wigan will be another chance for Wenger's young charges to display the total football mentality that he has ingrained in their footballing psyche. Wigan are a team of journeymen led by the free-scoring Amr Zaki, and he will give Djourou and Song a good test. This game will be physical, [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Wigan Athletic (Carling Cup)

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Manager Arsene Wenger has always relished these opportunities to be able to showcase what Arsenal fans can expect to see in the future - and he's set to see his young guns on display later tonight. In the last round of this competition, Arsenal fielded a team with an average of just 19 and they were [.

Another Glimpse of Total Football

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Today's Carling Cup clash with Wigan will be another chance for Wenger's young charges to display the total football mentality that he has ingrained in their footballing psyche. Wigan are a team of journeymen led by the free-scoring Amr Zaki, and he will give Djourou and Song a good test. This game will be physical, [.

Song & Djourou Set To Face Bullish Strike Pair

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Tomorrow's Carling Cup 4th round tie against Wigan means that Arsene Wenger will get the chance to unleash his promising 'Young Guns' out onto the big stage for the second time this season. With the match being shown live on Sky Sports, pressure is sure to be high on Wenger's youthful set of youngsters.

Song & Djourou Set To Face Bullish Strike Pair

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Tomorrow's Carling Cup 4th round tie against Wigan means that Arsene Wenger will get the chance to unleash his promising 'Young Guns' out onto the big stage for the second time this season. With the match being shown live on Sky Sports, pressure is sure to be high on Wenger's youthful set of youngsters.

Big Fight Plans Coming Arsenal’s Way

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World Championship boxing could be coming to Islington as early as May next year. Arsenal revealed this week they want to stage multi-million pound title fights at the Emirates Stadium. Tens of thousands of boxing fans could soon be flocking to the Gunners' stadium with high profile bouts staged in the middle of the Emirates pitch and [.

Big Fight Plans Coming Arsenal’s Way

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World Championship boxing could be coming to Islington as early as May next year. Arsenal revealed this week they want to stage multi-million pound title fights at the Emirates Stadium. Tens of thousands of boxing fans could soon be flocking to the Gunners' stadium with high profile bouts staged in the middle of the Emirates pitch and [.

International Talk: Q & A With Arsenal France

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If you didn't know already, Gooner Talk have several partnerships with Arsenal associations from around the world. One of those is in France, not too far away, after our recent interview with Setanta Sports journalist Philippe Auclair, we've managed to catch up with Vince from ASCFR (Arsenal Supporters Club France), and asked him a few [.

International Talk: Q & A With Arsenal France

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If you didn't know already, Gooner Talk have several partnerships with Arsenal associations from around the world. One of those is in France, not too far away, after our recent interview with Setanta Sports journalist Philippe Auclair, we've managed to catch up with Vince from ASCFR (Arsenal Supporters Club France), and asked him a few [.

Poppy Gesture Made It Even Bigger Day To Remember

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Arsenal's 2-1 win over Manchester United was certainly a day to never forget - just like those British soldiers, servicemen and women who put their lives on the line for us. Just a day before Rememberance Sunday, Arsenal released a one-off poppy embroided shirt which was worn during the Gunners triumph over United.

Poppy Gesture Made It Even Bigger Day To Remember

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Arsenal's 2-1 win over Manchester United was certainly a day to never forget - just like those British soldiers, servicemen and women who put their lives on the line for us. Just a day before Rememberance Sunday, Arsenal released a one-off poppy embroided shirt which was worn during the Gunners triumph over United.

Match Report: Arsenal 2-1 Manchester United

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Arsenal's exubarent young side were under firm pressure in the Premier League's mid-day kick-off against Manchester United, and it proved to be a superb result for Arsene Wenger and his men after stemming United's attacking flow. Gunners manager Wenger admitted dressing-room morale was low after their 4-4 draw with rivals Tottenham and the defeat at Stoke [.

Match Report: Arsenal 2-1 Manchester United

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Arsenal's exubarent young side were under firm pressure in the Premier League's mid-day kick-off against Manchester United, and it proved to be a superb result for Arsene Wenger and his men after stemming United's attacking flow. Gunners manager Wenger admitted dressing-room morale was low after their 4-4 draw with rivals Tottenham and the defeat at Stoke [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Manchester United (Premier League)

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Fourth-placed Arsenal take on defending champions Manchester United, who are one place above the Gunners in the table with a game in hand, in the Premiership showdown at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon. Arsene Wenger's side head into the big clash on the back of poor results that saw the Gunners shocked at Stoke City last [.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Manchester United (Premier League)

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Fourth-placed Arsenal take on defending champions Manchester United, who are one place above the Gunners in the table with a game in hand, in the Premiership showdown at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon. Arsene Wenger's side head into the big clash on the back of poor results that saw the Gunners shocked at Stoke City last [.

The Next Two Months Will Tell Wenger Much About His Squad

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The above sounds like the headline of a team destined for the pit of the Premier League - the relegation zone. However, it is very much a positive headline in my opinion. Why? Because Wenger has spent the past 3 to 4 years searching for his next great squad. He has sold and bought many players in [.

Wenger - We’re Unlikely To Buy In January

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger remains adamant that he will not need to spend during the January transfer window, despite the Gunners being exposed defensively and mentally on several occasions in the Premier League this season. Domestically, Arsenal's young guns have found consistent form hard to come buy despite showing rare glimpses of quality in away matches [.

It Has Happened Before

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This is not the first time a Fabregas-inspired team has gone into a showdown with Manchester United supposedly without any chance to win the game. Back in the 06/07 season, Arsenal were missing key players, namely Henry. The media didn't give us a chance. Our fans didn't give us chance. We were simply a small [.

It Has Happened Before

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This is not the first time a Fabregas-inspired team has gone into a showdown with Manchester United supposedly without any chance to win the game. Back in the 06/07 season, Arsenal were missing key players, namely Henry. The media didn't give us a chance. Our fans didn't give us chance. We were simply a small [.

Wenger - We’re Unlikely To Buy In January

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger remains adamant that he will not need to spend during the January transfer window, despite the Gunners being exposed defensively and mentally on several occasions in the Premier League this season. Domestically, Arsenal's young guns have found consistent form hard to come buy despite showing rare glimpses of quality in away matches [.

The Next Two Months Will Tell Wenger Much About His Squad

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The above sounds like the headline of a team destined for the pit of the Premier League - the relegation zone. However, it is very much a positive headline in my opinion. Why? Because Wenger has spent the past 3 to 4 years searching for his next great squad. He has sold and bought many players in [.

Match Report: Arsenal 0-0 Fenerbahçe

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Arsenal inched their way towards the Champions League Knockout Stages with a 0-0 draw against Fenerbahçe on Wednesday night. After a tough week, Arsène Wenger's injury-hit side could have done with a victory to boost their fractured morale as well as their points tally in Group G. And they certainly deserved the win on the night.

Arsenal first quarter Report Card

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As I'm a teacher and starting to write report cards for my students, I was moved to consider grading the members of the Arsenal squad. We're about a quarter of the way through the season and this is a good time to assess how the lads are doing. Manuel Almunia - B minus. Almunia was actually having [.

Arsenal first quarter Report Card

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As I'm a teacher and starting to write report cards for my students, I was moved to consider grading the members of the Arsenal squad. We're about a quarter of the way through the season and this is a good time to assess how the lads are doing. Manuel Almunia - B minus. Almunia was actually having [.

Match Report: Arsenal 0-0 Fenerbahçe

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Arsenal inched their way towards the Champions League Knockout Stages with a 0-0 draw against Fenerbahçe on Wednesday night. After a tough week, Arsène Wenger's injury-hit side could have done with a victory to boost their fractured morale as well as their points tally in Group G. And they certainly deserved the win on the night.

It’s do or die time for the Gunners

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It was last spring that the Gunners season was on the line, when they had do or die matches. This season it comes in November. Manchester United, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Chelsea are our next opponents in the Premier League. Ironically it comes at just the time when half the team is injured or suspended.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Fenerbahçe (UEFA Champions League)

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Arsenal welcome Fenerbahçe to the Emirates Stadium later this evening in the Champions League Group G Fixture, which is live on Sky Sports Xtra. The Gunners recently ran all over Fener in the reverse fixture and many thought that this could well be Arsenal's year for Champions League sucess, but recent flops in their domestic league [.

It’s do or die time for the Gunners

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It was last spring that the Gunners season was on the line, when they had do or die matches. This season it comes in November. Manchester United, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Chelsea are our next opponents in the Premier League. Ironically it comes at just the time when half the team is injured or suspended.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Fenerbahçe (UEFA Champions League)

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Arsenal welcome Fenerbahçe to the Emirates Stadium later tonite in this Champions League Group G Fixture, which is live on Sky Sports Xtra. The Gunners recently ran all over Fener in the reverse fixture and many thought that this could well be Arsenal's year for Champions League sucess, but recent flops in their domestic league have [.

It’s do or die time for the Gunners

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It was last spring that the Gunners season was on the line, when they had do or die matches. This season it comes in November. Manchester United, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Chelsea are our next opponents in the Premier League. Ironically it comes at just the time when half the team is injured or suspended.

It’s do or die time for the Gunners

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It was last spring that the Gunners season was on the line, when they had do or die matches. This season it comes in November. Manchester United, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Chelsea are our next opponents in the Premier League. Ironically it comes at just the time when half the team is injured or suspended.

Write For GoonerTalk.com

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GoonerTalk.com are on the look out for some new contributors to the site as we work towards an improved website on the best place for Arsenal first team news, views and updates. We're looking for several 'hardcore Gooners' preferably with a passion for journalism and writing about the club you love.

Legends Flashback - Winning The Cup Winners Cup 94′ (Video)

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Rolling back the years, winning the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1994. A highly emotional moment and great great memories. Captained by Mr Arsenal - Tony Adams.

Legends Flashback - Winning The Cup Winners Cup 94′ (Video)

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Rolling back the years, winning the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1994. A highly emotional moment and great great memories. Captained by Mr Arsenal - Tony Adams.

Write For GoonerTalk.com

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GoonerTalk.com are on the look out for some new contributors to the site as we work towards an improved website on the best place for Arsenal first team news, views and updates. We're looking for several 'hardcore Gooners' preferably with a passion for journalism and writing about the club you love.

Uneducated Fans Exposed As Times Get Tough Being A Gooner.

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Let's make no mistakes here, Arsenal are terrible at the moment. The defeat to Stoke City was embarrassing for the fans, the club, the players and indeed the manager. Pressure is growing on Arsene Wenger to be sacked for the debacle, and for the lack of a trophy is over 4 seasons. There is a famous [.

Match Preview: Stoke City v Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal visit Premiership new-entrants Stoke City for Saturday's Premiership game after their disappointment of squandering a two-goal lead to be held to a 4-4 draw in midweek's north-London derby at home. Gunners boss Wenger was left furious as his side failed to hold onto their 4-2 lead with few minutes left and Tottenham Hotspur [.

Match Report: Stoke City 2-1 Arsenal

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Long-throw specialist Rory Delap continued his domination of Barclays Premier League defences, setting up both goals as Arsenal's season took another turn towards crisis with a 2-1 defeat at Stoke. The Gunners were out fought and out played by a Stoke side with a bucket load of confidence after their previous win against Sunderland in midweek.

Gooner Talk’s Player of the Month: Theo Walcott (October 08)

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Theo Walcott's sparkling form for Arsenal has earned the teenager the GoonerTalk.com Player of the Month award for October. How Theo Won The Award The 19-year-old started the month in decent fashion putting in a hard-shift against Roy Keane's dogged and determined Sunderland team and despite going 1-0 down, Cesc Fabregas headed an equaliser in the [.

Uneducated Fans Exposed As Times Get Tough Being A Gooner.

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Let's make no mistakes here, Arsenal are terrible at the moment. The defeat to Stoke City was embarrassing for the fans, the club, the players and indeed the manager. Pressure is growing on Arsene Wenger to be sacked for the debacle, and for the lack of a trophy is over 4 seasons. There is a famous [.

Gooner Talk’s Player of the Month: Theo Walcott (October 08)

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Theo Walcott's sparkling form for Arsenal has earned the teenager the GoonerTalk.com Player of the Month award for October. How Theo Won The Award The 19-year-old started the month in decent fashion putting in a hard-shift against Roy Keane's dogged and determined Sunderland team and despite going 1-0 down, Cesc Fabregas headed an equaliser in the [.

Gooner Talk’s Player of the Month: Theo Walcott (October 08)

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Theo Walcott's sparkling form for Arsenal has earned the teenager the GoonerTalk.com Player of the Month award for October. How Theo Won The Award The 19-year-old started the month in decent fashion putting in a hard-shift against Roy Keane's dogged and determined Sunderland team and despite going 1-0 down, Cesc Fabregas headed an equaliser in the [.

Match Preview: Stoke City v Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal visit Premiership new-entrants Stoke City for Saturday's Premiership game after their disappointment of squandering a two-goal lead to be held to a 4-4 draw in midweek's north-London derby at home. Gunners boss Wenger was left furious as his side failed to hold onto their 4-2 lead with few minutes left and Tottenham Hotspur [.

Match Report: Stoke City 2-1 Arsenal

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First Half Tony Pulis began the afternoon by making the one change anticipated, but replaced Tom Soares not with Michael Tonge as most might have predicted, but with Amdy Faye in what amounted to an obvious and understandable defensive ploy. Faye lined up in the central midfield slot occupied all season by Olofinjana who, in turn, was [.