It must have been hard for Arsenal fans to sit and watch Cesc Fabregas back in the Premier League on Monday Night and especially playing for Chelsea. For one site in particular, they have made comparisons to what Arsenal have now without him.
"She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" - the Arsenal Fan site has written an article today claiming that they have four of their current stars that are better than Fabregas!
Arsene Wenger delivers update on possible new arrivals at The Emirates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Not so good news for Arsenal fans if they are hoping to see a few more signings in the transfer window as the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has revealed the North London club are not close to doing any signing.
Lots of big media outlets have written about the transatlantic pollination of the English language. Thanks to the pace, passion, and commercial power of the Premier League, the US and UK have gotten over that whole "tea party" stuff and the free flow of individuals and ideas has accelerated. In no particular order, I thank you, United Kingdom, for Monty Python, Fredorrarci, the Office, James Joyce, and tea (I am including former colonies).
POLL: Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City or United Who do you think will win the Premier League 2014/15? is a post from: Just Football
You've seen all the teams once, now it's time to have your say. After an interesting, if perhaps predictable, opening day (besides Manchester United, bless 'em) which of the top teams have impressed you most and who do you think will win the Premier League?
EAGLES OFCRYSTAL PALACE Saturday marked the return of the English Premier League and along with it, my beloved Arsenal. With the titular match of the opening day, Arsenal played host to Crystal Palace in a similar fashion tolast season's home stand against the Eagles. Arsenal won in what many are.
Premier League Team of The Week 1 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The opening week of the Premier League saw some outstanding individual performances as the best league in the world kicked off for the 2014-15 campaign. There were wins for Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool while Louis Van Gaal's career at Manchester United began with a shock home defeat.
For the second successive year, Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side travel to Turkey hoping to clinch a place in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage with Slaven Bilic's Besiktas the Gunners' final obstacle.
Arsenal do however have some significant fitness issues ahead of today's clash with Yaya Sanogo, who had been given the nod ahead of Olivier Giroud for the start of Arsenal's domestic campaign, being deemed not fit enough to travel.
Arsenal Target Chilean Striker Completes Shock QPR Switch - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Napoli's Eduardo Vargas has completed a move to Premier League new-boys Queen Park Rangers, Italian website Gianluca Di Marzio has reported. The Chilean forward will have a medical tomorrow and apply the finishing touches to his loan move.
It appears that Arsene Wenger may not have been entirely honest last night, when he insisted that Arsenal were not really very close to signing any more players at the minute, when asked about his transfer plans after the battling draw with Besiktas in Istanbul. He must have been working pretty damn quickly, if that [.
Besiktas 0 – 0 Arsenal Player Ratings by KJ Szczesny – 7 Only had to make a few select saves but made them as required and wasn't at fault for any chances. A solid performance. Debuchy – 6 He was again a bit iffy for me. Easily caught out of position when high up [...]
The game yesterday. Frustrating, but not too bad I thought. It was an entertaining enough game. They had at least two glorious chances to win it, but I thought we could have won it as well, despite playing like numpties on ice.
Giroud will undoubtedly get a lot of stick today (when does he not?
What a goal this would have been! In Arsenal's Champions League qualifier away at Besiktas on Tuesday night, ex-Chelsea hitman Demba Ba had a cheeky effort straight from the kick-off which almost caught off Gunners' 'keeperWojciech Szczesny off guard, instead coming back off the bar.
Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal Champions League Qualifier 1st Leg 19th August 2014
Arsenal came away from Istanbul with a creditable draw on Tuesday night after a tough battle with Besiktas.
Both sides had chances to win the game, with Demba Ba incredibly hitting the bar with a shot from the kick-off before going close again later on and Olivier Giroud failing to capitalise on a handful of chances.
Arsenal went in to the first leg of the Champions League play-off against the Turkish side Besiktas knowing that they would be in for a tough and vitally important game. With Slaven Bilic leading the Turks to an excellent victory over the Dutch club Feyenoord in the last round and with the Gunners squad missing [.
Although the bread and butter stuff that is the Premier League is always the priority, for Arsenal and all the other top flight English clubs, Arsene Wenger has made no secret of how important the Champions League is to the club. So the two games against Besiktas, tonight and next Wednesday, are huge for the [.
Were any of us really surprised to hear that Arsenal have already got a couple of injury problems to cope with? After just one properly competitive game of the new season, the Gunners must travel to the intimidating atmosphere of Istanbul to face Besiktas without two of the starters from Saturday's narrow win over Crystal [.
Champions League playoff tie – Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five takeaways from Arsenal's perspective by SE Arsenal's Champions League campaign kick started yesterday, with the Gunners looking to win against Besiktas, on aggregate, to progress to the group stage of one of the most appetizing club competitions.
This is a massive game for the Gunners, but also one which Arsenal should be confident of getting the right result in. When you consider that we beat what most would say was better Turkish opposition at the same time last season, as well as the fact that we are stronger and more confident this [...]
Besiktas vs Arsenal Preview, Line up and Predicted score by KJ Arsenal last season had just lost against Aston Villa and had to travel to Turkey under immense pressure to perform, fortunately we did and the rest is history. We now travel to Turkey with a lot of optimism but injuries and the World Cup [.
How different could Wenger's team selection have been against Besiktas? by SE Arsene Wenger made a meager couple of changes, which were forced due to injuries, from Saturday's clash against Crystal Palace. Kieran Gibbs, who suffered a hamstring injury, was replaced by Nacho Monreal at Left Back. Giroud replaced compatriot Sanogo, who was also left [.
There is no doubt that Arsenal are left in a tricky situation after a no score draw with Besiktas in the fiurst leg of the Champions League play-offs. The away goals rule can always come back to haunt you if you don't get one, but most Arsenal fans will be more concerned about us having [...]
Aaron Rambo by Big Gun Aaron Ramsey is untouchable right now. At the moment, our Welsh wizard can do nothing wrong and his 2013/2014 season at Arsenal has proven MANY people wrong, including myself. I will never forget the horrific tackle and injury he had to endure back in 2010. It was one of those [.