Gooner Talk Archives for January 2009

Three in, three out for Saturday’s Man City clash?

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Toure brothers aim for World Cup progress in honour of fans

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19 Ivory Coast fans die in stadium ‘stampede’

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Denmark physio ‘concerned’ about Bendtner’s injury

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Video: Watch Arshavin, Adebayor, Nasri van Persie in action for their countries

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Internationals: Ade returns with goal missed pen + RVP inspires Holland

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Video: Robin Van Persie - Arsenal Belief News in brief

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Nasri poised to play ‘defensive’ role for France

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Impossible Is Not Possible - Adebayor

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Photo: Wenger as a toddler! “Le Boss almost became a Doctor!”

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Adebayor travels with Togo squad + Vote for RVP!

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I Believe In Bendtner

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Villa surrender fourth place?

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Rewind: Newcastle United 1-3 Arsenal

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Match Report: Newcastle United 1-3 Arsenal

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The Unfounded Journalistic Paradigm of Arsenal

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*400th Post* Match Preview: Newcastle United v Arsenal (Premier League)

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Arsenal could face Man United another FOUR times

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Villareal drawn, Theo ruled out Eduardo back

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Video: Adebayor practicing at home

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Diaby replaces Vieira in France squad

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THE TRUTH: Spitgate 4th official ‘friends’ with Horton

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Cesc caught up in controversy for the fourth time (Videos)

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Rewind: Arsenal 2-1 Hull City

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Match Report: Arsenal 2-1 Hull City

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Team News: Arshavin brushes off injury and starts

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Match Preview: Arsenal v Hull City (The FA Cup)

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Hiddink recalls Arshavin to Russia squad

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Weekend of Dreams

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Video: Arsenal’s ups and downs

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Rewind: Arsenal 4-0 Blackburn Rovers

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Match Report: Arsenal 4-0 Blackburn Rovers

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Match Preview: Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers (Premier League)

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Cesc Ade pencilled in for City match

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Injured Arsenal duo Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor have been pencilled in to return for the Gunners' Premier League game with Manchester City next month. Fabregas has only recently returned to training after sustaining a medial knee ligament injury last December. Togolese frontman Adebayor has been missing since injuring his hamstring during the 0-0 [.

Eduardo should return for Hull cup tie

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Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva will miss this weekend's Premier League match with Blackburn - but the Croatian international looks set to return for the vital FA Cup quarter final clash with Hull City next week. The 26-year-old frontman - who's scored 3 goals in 2 games since making his well-awaited return from injury [.

Rewind: AS Roma 1-0 Arsenal (Arsenal win 7-6 on pens)

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Welcome to 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: AS Roma 1-0 Arsenal (Arsenal win 7-6 on pens)

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A determined Arsenal side scraped through on penalties to reach the Champions League quarter finals. Full match report to come.

Match Preview: AS Roma v Arsenal (UEFA Champions League)

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Several weeks back it looked bleak for Arsenal. Falling off the coattails of Aston Villa in the league, the build up of injuries at the Emirates appeared to be spelling out another trophyless season. But having spanked Burnley off the park in the FA Cup, oozing the beautiful football for which the Wenger Boys are [.

Plane delay could disrupt Arsenal preparations

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Arsenal's flight to Rome has been delayed by due to a 'mechanical failure' on the plane and The Daily Mail believe it could hinder Arsene Wenger's pre-match preparations. more to come.

Eduardo and Walcott set for starting roles at Roma

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Arsenal stars Eduardo da Silva and Theo Walcott are available to face AS Roma on Wednesday night - and Arsene Wenger hasn't ruled either of them out of a possible starting spot. Both players have recently returned from injury, with Eduardo managing to score a superb goal in Sunday's FA Cup tie against Burnley.

Rewind: Arsenal 3-0 Burnley

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Welcome to 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.

Gunners face tough semi-final against Chelsea

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Match Report: Arsenal 3-0 Burnley

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Eduardo's stunning strike helped Arsenal book their place in the FA Cup quarter-final against Hull. The Croatian striker was made captain for the day by Arsene Wenger and he responded in the best possible manner by scoring a spectacular goal. Carlos Vela and Emmanuel Eboue also notched goals to secure a comfortable victory in front [.

Video: Denilson playing PlayStation!

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Take a look at this video of Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Denilson playing against a friend on the popular PlayStation 3 console. The clip, filmed by Jundabean productions, features an interview (in Spanish) while Denilson plays Pro Evoloution Soccer 2009 and wins 2-1! Click here to view the video.

Match Preview: Arsenal v Burnley (The FA Cup)

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Arsenal and Burnley may not have met in a League match since 1976, but Sunday's delayed FA Cup fifth round tie will be the third time the clubs have encountered each other in cup football in just over a year - and the second time this season. Last season the Gunners travelled to Turf [...]

Ferguson: Arsenal boss has been misinterpreted

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Watch Wenger and Diaby skills again (Video)

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Check out Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger try out a cute little flick after Tuesday's win over West Brom. Wenger is famous for reaching the top of the managerial profession following an undistinguished career as a footballer. Nevertheless, the French tactician showed a cheeky back-heel after the Gunners' 3-1 at the Hawthorns on Tuesday night.

Villa slip-up yet AGAIN!

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Aston Villa have given Arsenal even more hope in the race for a Champions League spot after losing 2-0 to moneybags Manchester City at Eastlands. More to come

Rewind: West Bromwich Albion 1-3 Arsenal

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Welcome to 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: West Bromwich Albion 1-3 Arsenal

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Arsenal closed the gap on Champions League hopefuls Aston Villa on Monday night after cruising to a 3-1 victory over relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion. More To Come

Match Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal (Premier League)

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Relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion welcome goal-shy Arsenal to The Hawthorns in the Premier League on Tuesday evening. A shock victory for the Baggies would hand Tony Mowbray's men a vital boost in their desperate bid to avoid relegation. West Brom have suffered defeat in their last three top-flight ties, but success over fifth-placed Arsenal would [.

1 October 1996 – A revolution arrived – less we forget!

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I write this piece as a fan of the club after watching the team on Saturday and hearing the fans boo, as a fan that went to Highbury the pre-Wenger era and distinctly remembering in the 1994/5 season an Arsenal team which were simply just mediocre - a mere Portsmouth of the present [...]

Villa DROP points after Stoke complete magnificent comeback!

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Stoke City forged a wonderful comeback over Aston Villa in the last 5 minutes of their Premier League clash at Villa Park. A Ryan Shawcross header looked like a consolation goal for Tony Pulis' side, that was until Glenn Whelan scored a dramatic 90th minute equaliser which sent the away fans in raptures.

Villa go EIGHT points clear of Arsenal

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Watch Villa v Stoke and CC Final LIVE & FREE

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Our good friends over at Free Footy Streams will be showing live coverage of Aston Villa's game with Stoke City later this afternoon. The game is vital for Villa, who are currently closing in on a Champions League place ahead of Arsenal. The Carling Cup Final will also be shown with Man United and Spurs [.