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Cologne criticise security at Arsenal over chaos

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London (AFP) – Cologne criticised security arrangements at Arsenal on Friday after both clubs were charged by UEFA following chaotic scenes that marred their Europa League clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Visiting supporters were issued with around 3,000 tickets for Thursday’s Group H match but about 20,000 fans of the German club are believed to have made the journey to the British capital.

Cologne criticise security at Arsenal over chaos

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London (AFP) – Cologne criticised security arrangements at Arsenal on Friday after both clubs were charged by UEFA following chaotic scenes that marred their Europa League clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Visiting supporters were issued with around 3,000 tickets for Thursday’s Group H match but about 20,000 fans of the German club are believed to have made the journey to the British capital.

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos at Europa League match

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London (AFP) – European football chiefs charged Arsenal and Cologne on Friday after vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium, sparking chaotic scenes that marred the Europa League clash.

Visiting fans were issued with 3,000 tickets but around 20,000 fans of the German club are believed to have made the journey to the British capital.

UEFA charges Arsenal, Cologne after fan chaos at Europa League match

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London (AFP) – European football chiefs charged Arsenal and Cologne on Friday after vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium, sparking chaotic scenes that marred the Europa League clash.

Visiting fans were issued with 3,000 tickets but around 20,000 fans of the German club are believed to have made the journey to the British capital.

Europa League to be a welcome ray of sunshine for Arsenal?

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Admit it Arsenal fans, you were thinking at half time, when the under performing Arsenal team trudged off the Emirates stadium pitch trailing to a Cologne side that had lost all of their games so far this season, that the Europa League was going to be yet another nightmare for us Gooners. I know that [.

Arsenal’s Wenger pondered new date prior to stormy Cologne win

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed he was contemplating a re-arranged fixture after the Gunners beat Cologne 3-1 in a Europa League opener marred by crowd trouble at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.

The Group H fixture kicked off an hour late following chaotic scenes inside and outside north London club Arsenal’s home ground.

Arsenal’s Wenger pondered new date prior to stormy Cologne win

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed he was contemplating a re-arranged fixture after the Gunners beat Cologne 3-1 in a Europa League opener marred by crowd trouble at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.

The Group H fixture kicked off an hour late following chaotic scenes inside and outside north London club Arsenal’s home ground.

Arsenal win delayed Europa League clash as Everton humbled

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Paris (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored a stunning goal as Arsenal came from behind to beat Cologne 3-1 in a Europa League clash on Thursday that was delayed for an hour due to crowd trouble.

Kick-off in the Group H opener at the Emirates Stadium was put back until 9:05pm local time (2005 GMT) in the interests of “crowd safety” after problems caused by thousands of ticketless Cologne supporters arriving at the ground.

Arrests made as Arsenal-Cologne kicks off despite crowd trouble

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Europa League encounter with Cologne finally got underway an hour late on Thursday despite police making arrests after dealing with “disorder” at the Emirates Stadium as German fans occupied home sections of the ground.

Thousands of ticketless supporters of German club Cologne arrived at the Emirates, while travelling supporters who did have tickets were unable to gain access to the ground for the Group H opener, with kick-off delayed by an hour in the interests of “crowd safety”.

Arrests made as Arsenal-Cologne kicks off despite crowd trouble

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Europa League encounter with Cologne finally got underway an hour late on Thursday despite police making arrests after dealing with “disorder” at the Emirates Stadium as German fans occupied home sections of the ground.

Thousands of ticketless supporters of German club Cologne arrived at the Emirates, while travelling supporters who did have tickets were unable to gain access to the ground for the Group H opener, with kick-off delayed by an hour in the interests of “crowd safety”.

Arsenal-Cologne clash kicks off despite crowd trouble

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Europa League encounter with Cologne finally got underway an hour late on Thursday despite police dealing with “disorder” at the Emirates Stadium as German fans occupied home sections of the ground.

Thousands of ticketless supporters of German club Cologne arrived at the Emirates, while travelling supporters who did have tickets were unable to gain access to the ground for the Group H opener, with kick-off delayed by an hour in the interests of “crowd safety”.

Arsenal-Cologne clash kicks off despite crowd trouble

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Europa League encounter with Cologne finally got underway an hour late on Thursday despite police dealing with “disorder” at the Emirates Stadium as German fans occupied home sections of the ground.

Thousands of ticketless supporters of German club Cologne arrived at the Emirates, while travelling supporters who did have tickets were unable to gain access to the ground for the Group H opener, with kick-off delayed by an hour in the interests of “crowd safety”.

Arsenal: Incredible Scenes As Thousands Of Cologne Fans March Through London On Way To Emirates Stadium (Video)

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It would appear that Cologne are very much in the mood for tonight's big Europa League opener against Arsenal, with some 20,000 travelling fans making the trip to the Emirates.

It was even reported in the local press that every single bank in the German city sold out of British currency due to the sheer number of supporters planning on attending the game.

Man Utd could sign Alexis Sanchez within 48 hours

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Manchester United could sign Alexis Sanchez from Premier League rivals Arsenal within the next 48 hours, according to the Daily Star. The 28-year-old has been strongly linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer, particularly as he... Continue Reading →

Ozil fitness to hand Arsenal HUGE boost v Leicester?

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We are now at the end of the build up to the first Arsenal game of the new Premier League season, which I am sure you are all aware takes place tonight at the Emirates stadium with the EPL champions of two seasons ago, Leicester City, the side hoping to stop Arsene Wenger and the [...]

Friday Night Football at the Emirates

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For the first time in the Premier League history the season will kick off on Friday August 11th when Arsenal will host Leicester City at the Emirates with the game starting at 19:45.

We played our first game against Leicester 125 years ago on January 7th 1895 – back then the teams were known as Leicester Fosse and Woolwich Arsenal, we lost the game 3-1.

GIF: Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring Arsenal’s winning penalty vs Chelsea

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium for much of the summer, but he was their hero at Wembley...

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Arsenal vs Chelsea preview: New signings set for bow in Community Shield clash

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After a long summer of transfer rumblings and the collective longing for English football’s top flight to return, fans of London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea are set to get an early-season trip to Wembley for the Community Shield this Saturday.

While the eventual winners of the game will get an early boost ahead of Premier League action starting, the supporters may well be more interested in catching a glimpse of their respective new summer signings than the actual result.

Video: Alexis Sanchez kisses the Arsenal badge in training today

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Is Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal? That seemed to be the message during a training session at the Emirates Stadium when the Chile international...

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Arsenal: Tight Fisted Scrooges or Profligate Wastrels?

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The Emirates Cup was a strange mixture of youthful carefree enjoyment in a deeply satisfying and fun filled first game against Benfica, and an inhibited and surprisingly chaotic lurch into the tippy tappy football of the older more experienced players who did not appear to gell in the second game.

Arsene Wenger ready to gamble with Alexis Sanchez

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Arsenal potentially selling one of their stars is nothing new for the north London club. From 2007 to 2012, the Gunners let go of Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas, Emmanuel Adebayor, Samir Nasri, and Robin van Persie at a time in which neither the team nor the fans really wanted the players to leave.

Arsene Wenger ready to gamble with Alexis Sanchez

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Arsenal potentially selling one of their stars is nothing new for the north London club. From 2007 to 2012, the Gunners let go of Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas, Emmanuel Adebayor, Samir Nasri, and Robin van Persie at a time in which neither the team nor the fans really wanted the players to leave.

New League rules mean Arsenal MUST sell some stars

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Arsenal fans, or most of us at any rate, would be happy to see Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil put pen to paper on contract extensions to keep them at the Emirates Stadium for the next few years. The Chilean especially will be an extremely difficult player to replace and former players and the Arsenal [.

West Ham ‘in pole position’ to beat Arsenal to striker signing

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West Ham United are leading the chase to sign in-demand AS Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru this summer and will meet with the attacker next Monday, according to Sky Sports.

The Hammers are in the market for a new centre forward after loan additions Simone Zaza and Jonathan Calleri spectacularly failed at the London Stadium last season.

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal fans to ignore boycott call

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to turn out in force for Tuesday’s game against Sunderland rather than take part in a boycott designed to hasten his removal as manager of the London giants.

The veteran French boss has still to announce if he will be staying at the Emirates Stadium when his current contract expires after the end of the season.

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal fans to ignore boycott call

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to turn out in force for Tuesday’s game against Sunderland rather than take part in a boycott designed to hasten his removal as manager of the London giants.

The veteran French boss has still to announce if he will be staying at the Emirates Stadium when his current contract expires after the end of the season.

Respite for Wenger as Arsenal hold Manchester City

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London (AFP) – Arsenal earned beleaguered manager Arsene Wenger a measure of respite by twice hitting back to hold Manchester City to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola twice saw his City side go ahead, through Leroy Sane and then Sergio Aguero, but Arsenal twice responded via goals from Theo Walcott and Shkodran Mustafi.

Respite for Wenger as Arsenal hold Manchester City

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London (AFP) – Arsenal earned beleaguered manager Arsene Wenger a measure of respite by twice hitting back to hold Manchester City to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola twice saw his City side go ahead, through Leroy Sane and then Sergio Aguero, but Arsenal twice responded via goals from Theo Walcott and Shkodran Mustafi.

Arsenal v Man City Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

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Manchester City make the trip down to the Emirates Stadium today to take on Arsenal with both sides relying on three points. Get betting tips for this match with StrataTips here. lost yesterday to give clubs hope in catching the runaway leaders, and the Citizens would close to within nine points with nine matches remaining [.

Arsenal, Bayern fined for troublesome fans

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Arsenal and Bayern Munich were on Friday fined by UEFA for their fans behaviour during this month’s Champions League last-16 clash at the Emirates Stadium.

European football’s governing body had opened disciplinary proceedings the day after the game which was held up by toilet paper thrown on the pitch and a fan who ran onto the playing surface.

Arsenal, Bayern fined for troublesome fans

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Arsenal and Bayern Munich were on Friday fined by UEFA for their fans behaviour during this month’s Champions League last-16 clash at the Emirates Stadium.

European football’s governing body had opened disciplinary proceedings the day after the game which was held up by toilet paper thrown on the pitch and a fan who ran onto the playing surface.

Is this the worst Arsenal in 20 years?

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Football fans have long memories and ever since Arsenal left Highbury and moved to our new Emirates stadium there have been quite a few painful points in those memories that we would like to forget but cannot, such as the 8-2 pasting we got at the hands of Manchester United at Old Trafford in 2011. [.

Official Arsenal team and preview for Lincoln as Wenger goes BIG

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With the FA cup being the only chance left for Arsenal to end the current season with a trophy, Arsene Wenger is taking no chances despite the fact that the Gunners´opponents at the Emirates stadium today are 88 places below us in the echelons of English football. Whether the manager wants a trophy to sign [.

Lincoln dreaming of Arsenal scalp in fairytale quarter-final

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London (AFP) – Non-league Lincoln City have enjoyed a fairytale run to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and are now dreaming of piling more misery on Arsene Wenger and Arsenal on Saturday.

The sides meet at the Emirates Stadium with under-pressure Wenger knowing an unthinkable defeat against fifth-tier opposition would surely spell the end for him in north London.

Arsene Wenger Insists Arsenal Are In ‘Great Shape’ Despite 10-2 Bayern Munich Humbling

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Arsene Wenger has insisted that Arsenal are in "great shape" despite getting themselves eviscerated by Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League... again.

Bayern inflicted a merciless 5-1 defeat upon Arsenal for the second successive game to send them plummeting out in the second round for the seventh year straight.

Bayern blitz leaves Wenger with nowhere to hide

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London (AFP) – Bayern Munich condemned Arsene Wenger to more humiliation as 10-man Arsenal were eliminated from the Champions League with a crushing 5-1 defeat amid furious protests against the beleaguered Gunners boss on Tuesday.

Aiming to stage an incredible recovery from a 5-1 first leg deficit, Wenger’s side briefly looked capable of a famous escape act when Theo Walcott opened the scoring in the first half at the Emirates Stadium.

Ancelotti warns Bayern to beware wounded Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti has warned Bayern Munich to guard against an Arsenal backlash as the Italian coach looks to avoid another stunning Champions League meltdown.

Ancelotti’s side will arrive at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday with one foot firmly planted in the quarter-finals after thrashing Arsenal 5-1 in the last 16 first leg.

Ancelotti warns Bayern to beware wounded Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti has warned Bayern Munich to guard against an Arsenal backlash as the Italian coach looks to avoid another stunning Champions League meltdown.

Ancelotti’s side will arrive at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday with one foot firmly planted in the quarter-finals after thrashing Arsenal 5-1 in the last 16 first leg.

Can Arsenal win spark another change of Chelsea fortunes?

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There is a widely held theory that the match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates stadium in September was a big turning point in the current Premier League season. Now as we approach the second EPL clash between the two London rivals we could really do with this one being another turning point.

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Crowd ‘disorder’ as Arsenal-Cologne kick-off delayed

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London (AFP) – Police said they were dealing with “disorder” at the Emirates Stadium after kick-off in the Europa League match between Arsenal and Cologne in London had been delayed by an hour in the interests of “crowd safety”.

Thousands of ticketless fans of the German club arrived at the Emirates, while travelling supporters who did have tickets were unable to gain access to the ground as police and stewards tried to ease the congestion in the surrounding streets.