North London Derby


Arsenal’s Spurs matchwinner Tomas Rosicky doubtful for Chelsea clash

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Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky is a doubt for tomorrow's clash with Chelsea, manager Arsene Wenger has revealed. The Czech veteran scored the winning goal in last weekend's north London derby win at White Hart Lane, but he might be forced to miss the Gunners' trip to their west London rivals. Rosicky, aged 33, will undergo [.

The rollercoaster continues. Enjoying the ride?

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By Walter Broeckx

The day after the North London derby can be a great day. As it is today. But we all have to look back just over more than one year to know how miserable it can be. I must say that I was a bit baffled by the fact that it was our [...]

Arsenal score hattrick over the Totts : One nil to the Arsenal

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By Walter Broeckx

If Wenger said before the match: 'catch them cold' it worked.

What a wonderful way to start the North London derby. Hardly one minute played and Rosicky played the ball in to the path of Oxlade-Chamberlain who controlled it half and then the ball came back to Rosicky who did this time [.

Tottenham prepare for Arsenal clash by covering Sandro in birthday cake

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Spurs midfielder Sandro has an interesting build-up to today's north London derby against Arsenal after his team-mates slathered him with birthday cake. The Brazilian star turned 25 yesterday, and Tim Sherwood's squad marked the occasion by caking him in, well, cake. The birthday boy namechecked compatriots Paulinho and Heurelho Gomes as being the main culprits.

European Weekend Preview: Spurs host Arsenal; Bayern face Leverkusen; and more

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Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, two bitter North London rivals coming off disappointing results in European action, will square off in another fierce derby that will affect their respective hunts for the title and UEFA Champions League positioning.

Third-place Arsenal sit seven points behind league-leading Chelsea with a match in hand, but they will head to White Hart Lane this weekend missing several top players.

Arsenal’s Lukas Podolski relishing Spurs clash

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Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski says he's looking forward to leaving White Hart Lane on Sunday having taken three points from Spurs. The Germany international says he is a big fan of derby matches and is relishing this weekend's north London derby. He told the club's official website: "I've always liked derbies "When I played [.

Spurs’ Younes Kaboul available for Arsenal game after Chelsea red is rescinded

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Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul is available to face Arsenal in this weekend's north London derby after his red card in Saturday's defeat at Chelsea was rescinded. More to follow.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: ‘Aaron Ramsey and Kim Kallstrom will be fit to face Spurs’

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Arsenal will have midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Kim Kallstrom available to face Tottenham in next weekend's north London derby, according to manager Arsene Wenger. But both players are set to miss tomorrow's FA Cup clash with Everton and the Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich. Speaking at his press conference ahead of the [.

Is there still hope for Theo to make the world cup?

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By Walter Broeckx

I just read an interesting article about the injury that Theo Walcott sustained in the North London Derby last weekend. And as it was mentioned in the comment section earlier by one of our readers I think it would be interesting to have a closer look at this.

Now I must warn [.

Half Yanked and Back from the Holidays: SY #28 recorded on 1/7/14

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Half of the of the Soccer Yanks are back from the holidays! Today Dan experimented with adding a video element to the podcast. Let us know what you think. He goes solo and covers a lot of ground: Arsenal's injury woes and related search for more firepower. The FA Cup North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurs and the related fall out.


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First and foremost, a humble apology from yours truly. The festive season has been somewhat of a Lampard-sized palace of debauchery, and I simply forgot to write this week's missive on time. In my defence, I found myself shipwrecked off the Amalfi Coast with just a bottle of formaldehyde, a quart of bathtub rum, six exotic dancers and an 1851 Gustave Young Navy Percussion Revolver with Mother of Pearl Handle for company.

FA Cup 4th Round Draw: Arsenal Host Coventry, Chelsea Face Stoke As Draw Fails To Throw Up Any Inspiring Ties

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By Alan Duffy

Usually there's at least one lip-smacking tie thrown up by the FA Cup 4th Round draw, but this time, the famous balls, handpicked by cardigan afficionado Martin Allen and his cousin Paul Allen, formerly of West Ham, produced little in the way of crunch ties.

On the back of their north London derby win against Spurs, Arsenal drew Coventry at the Emirates while Man City, if they beat Blackburn in the 3rd Round replay, will hostBristol City or Watford.

Marseille vs Arsenal: Preview + Free Live Streaming Links

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An on-form Arsenal side will take on Marseille in their opening Champions League fixture later today, in Southern France. After a stuttering start in the league, the team has bounced back, notching up an impressive series of wins, including the North London Derby and away wins at Fulham and Sunderland.

Arsenal Video: A Behind the Scenes Look at the North London Derby

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Arsenal defeated Tottenham Hotspur in the highly anticipated North London Derby one week ago, then finished off the summer transfer window by announcing the signing of German international Mesut Ozil.

Not a bad way to finish off their window after the club and Arsene Wenger were under all sorts of pressure having not spent any money all summer.

Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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The North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur is typically one of the most exciting and unpredictable matches of the season. While this one wasn't the greatest ever, it was entertaining from start to finish with plenty of key moments, incredible saves and wonderful skill.

Plus on top of that, the atmosphere was electric.

Wojciech Sczcesny mocks Spurs after Arsenal win with Facebook piano ballad

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Going into Sunday's north London derby, Spurs fans were feeling confident with their club signing players left and right to compensate for Gareth Bale's now official move to Real Madrid and Arsenal fans were literally crying and screaming for their club to make use of their own sizable cash reserves.

Facing Up To The Neighbouring Threat

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Three's a company

Since my last update, we've won away at Fulham and completed the rout of Fenerbache to take our place in Group F in the Champions League. The draw isn't the the easiest one for us but it's appealing to me. Having drawn against Marseille, Borussia Dortmund and Napoli beats playing against Sparta Prague or Dinamo Zagreb.

Arsenal vs Tottenham: Preview & Projected Line-Up

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The North London derby awaits on Sunday. One of the biggest rivalries in sport and a fixture that is destined for goals, but who will prevail?

Arsenal Team News:

Flamini, Ramsey & Wilshere available - Podolski, Arteta, Vermaelen, Chamberlain and Diaby injured.

European Weekend Preview: Spurs visit Arsenal in North London Derby; Liverpool host Man United; and more

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After two exciting weeks of action to get the season going, the English Premier League will have its first "Super Sunday" this weekend with the latest edition of two major derbies Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool vs. Manchester United.

Sunday's North London Derby match between Spurs and Arsenal will be a battle between two teams in opposite directions when it comes to squad depth.

Tottenham vs Arsenal Live Preview

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Be sure to join us right here for our live Tottenham vs Arsenal North London Derby Hangout today - Thursday- at 4:00pm EST/ 9:00pm UK time. Elliot Smith of Yankee Gunner Blog will be joining Thomas Atzenhoffer and Tom Sunderland. The three will be previewing the massive North London Derby this weekend.

The North London Derby and The Power Shift Hyperbole

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The clichéd response to Arsenal's defeat at White Hart Lane by the media's laziest was inevitable.

Sky Sports had hyped the game on the basis of it being Tottenham's chance to finish above Arsenal for the first time in seventeen years, and yet that era of dominance seemed forgotten by the time Geoff Shreeves asked Arsène Wenger this question in his post match interview: "Does today's result signal a shift of power in North London?

Backpage Roundup: Szczesny Demands Instant Arsenal Response, Gunners Heading to Vietnam in July, Bendtner Banned for Three Years and More

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Szczesny Demands Instant Arsenal Response

Wojciech Szczesny has urged his Arsenal teammates to recover quickly from their recent defeat to Tottenham Hotspur for the sake of their Champions League qualification.

Last Sunday's 2-1 defeat to their bitter North London rivals has left Arsenal trailing the fourth-placed Chelsea by five points.

Arsenal Fan Pelts Gareth Bale With Banana During North London Derby (Video)

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Are You For Or Against Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger?

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Following Arsenal's 2-1 loss in the north London derby, questions have to be asked about Arsene Wenger's grip on the club he has managed since 1996. Wenger has been regarded as one of the greatest managers in Europe. His revolution...

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal not scared of Tottenham’s Gareth Bale

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Tottenham star and February Premier League Player of the Month, Gareth Bale has been one of the biggest talking points of the upcoming North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham.

However, despite all the talk Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims that he and his squad will not be scared of the 23-year-old Welshman's achievements as of late, nor of his chances of creating a magical afternoon for Spurs at White Hart Lane:

There is no player that you are scared to meet.

North London Derby: Check out all the Arsenal and Tottenham Coverage here at SWOL

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Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Lukas Podolski (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

The North London Derby is one of the most classic and timeless fixtures in the history of the English Game. Arsenal and Tottenham have created some of the greatest moments in London Football history between their grounds of White Hart Lane, High Bury and now the Emirates.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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Tottenham and Arsenal headline today's soccer action, as the London clubs battle it out to qualify for next season's Champions League.

The North London Derby will possess an extra intensity than it normally has, since both Tottenham and Arsenal are fighting to qualify for the Champions League.

Arsenal Comment: Santi Cazorla knows a North London Derby loss is unacceptable

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Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Tottenham are the current top form club in England after a torrid run of class, and a little luck, in February. Arsenal face a tough challenge in traveling to their bitter rival's famed home ground, White Hart Lane, this afternoon.

Arsenal Analysis: Projected Gunners first team against Tottenham in North London Derby

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While Tottenham have enjoyed a massively successful run as of late, Arsenal have continued to be the up and down club we have seen all season.

The Gunners have some of the best players in the league, however, it seems that they just cannot always have a good day all at the same time.

Tottenham Analysis: Projected Spurs first team against Arsenal in North London Derby

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the winning goal with Jan Vertonghen (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tottenham host Arsenal in what is one of the most important North London Derby's of the past few seasons. This year Tottenham finally have the chance to finish ahead of Arsenal by a rather impressive margin if they continue the great run of form that they are currently riding.

What Winning the North London Derby Means for Tottenham

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

The North London derby is one of the most storied matches in English football but it has long been dominated by Arsenal.

Over the past few years, the tides have been turning in North London as Tottenham have emerged as a perennial top four club.

North London shakes. The derby is here. With the Gareth Bale...

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North London shakes. The derby is here.

With the Gareth Bale showâ„¢ in full force, all eyes will be on White Hart Lane tomorrow for a littlerendezvous between Arsene and AVB's men. Just as Real Madrid are showing signs of rising above their eternal rivals, Spurs sit above the Gunners in the table and are on course for that precious 4th spot in the Champions League.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal: Four Keys to Victory for Arsenal

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur (L) is challenged by Bacary Sagna of Arsenal (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

This weekend sees Tottenham take on Arsenal in an absolutely crucial tie at White Hart Lane which will go a long way to deciding which team finishes above which, and also the Champions League fates of both teams.

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Can the Gunners Stop Gareth Bale?

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal head to White Hart Lane on Sunday to play Tottenham in the north London derby, with Champions League spots potentially at stake. Currently four points behind their hosts, the Gunners will see this match as a must-win of sorts if they want to put themselves into a position to qualify for Europe's top competition.

Tottenham vs Arsenal: North London Derby Preview

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal is challenged by Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Every time a North London derby comes along, it is billed as the most important ever. However, in the past two seasons this media hype has not been unfounded, these matches are pivotal for both teams, especially when it's so late in the season.

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur Gear Up for the North London Derby

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur vies for the ball with Kieran Gibbs of Arsenal (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Gareth Bale put it bluntly, "We are better than Arsenal." Strong words from a strong talent that will give fuel to a hungry Arsenal team playing the underdogs in this classic match-up.

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Sp*rs preview as Villa blow title race wide open

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The importance of a North London derby in itself is without question. In recent seasons they've taken on extra significance due to our battle with that lot for the top four. They've actually had something to play for.

Today is similar. There are just 6 points between us, although we do have a game in hand, but after yesterday's results we've got a chance to push back towards the top of the table and involve ourselves well and truly in the title race.

Sp*rs preview: up for the cup

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FA Cup third round today and the small matter of a North London derby to entertain us.

The last time the two sides met in the cup was in the 2000-1 season when we played them in the semi-final at Old Trafford. Goals from Pires and Vieira saw us through that day. Today, the manager has something of a balancing act on his hands in terms of his squad.

European Weekend Preview: Juve host Roma; North London derby headlines FA Cup action; and more

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After a holiday weekend off, Serie A returns to action this Sunday with a bang a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup between back-to-back defending champions Juventus and still-unbeaten AS Roma.

With most of the week's Italian action happening Monday, Juventus and AS Roma will take center stage at the end of the league's Sunday tripleheader.

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Spurs travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool and look cracking value at 4 with William Hill to secure another three points and extend their unbeaten run.

The Lilywhites 2-1 victory over Arsenal in last weekend's North London derby meant that they have now gone 12 consecutive games in the top flight without defeat for the first time, and they have not lost in any of their last four games against The Reds.