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Bookies favour Manchester City to win EPL


August 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) The English Premier League (EPL) kicks off its 2012-13 edition Saturday and holders Manchester City start as the bookies favourite to retain their title.EPL Chief ... Read more...

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German coach names players for Argentina friendly


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) German football coach Joachim Loew has appointed 17 players from the nation's Euro squad and two other youngsters for their upcoming friendly against Argentina, the ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... Read more...

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Pre-season overseas tour has double edges: Wenger


May 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Arsenal Football Club manager Arsene Wenger feels there are both advantages and disadvantages in the pre-season overseas tour especially in a major tournament year.The English ... Read more...

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Football writers name Van Persie Player of the Year


April 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Arsenal's Robin van Persie was named the 2012 Footballer of the Year by England's Football Writers' Association, just days after he won the Professional Footballers' ... Read more...

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Resurgent Arsenal beat Newcastle


March 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Arsenal carried on their good form as they came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle United 2-1 in the English Premier League.Arsenal are ... Read more...

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Podolski turns down riches to sign with Arsenal


March 9th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) German striker Lukas Podolski turned down a 40 million pound bid by Russian club Anzi Makhachkala to sign with English Premier league side Arsenal.The Russian ... Read more...

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Fighting Arsenal bow out of Champions League


March 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) English Premier League club Arsenal bowed out of the Champions League after a spirited fight against AC Milan at the Emirates Stadium. Down 0-4 from ... Read more...

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Arsenal to play Man City in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest


February 29th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 29 (IANS) England Premier League club Arsenal announced Wednesday that the team will travel to Beijing to play Man City this July in the bird-nest-shaped National Stadium."Arsenal ... Read more...

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Arsenal thrash Spurs to reclaim EPL fourth spot


February 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Arsenal reclaimed the fourth place in the English Premier League after a resounding 5-2 victory over city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs here Sunday.Tottenham though were the ... Read more...

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Arsenal send Arshavin to St. Petersburg on loan


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Arsenal have sent their Russian midfielder Andrey Arshavin back to Zenit Saint Petersburg on loan.With the Russian transfer window shutting Friday night, Zenit said in ... Read more...

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Wenger to get 55 million pounds for squad overhaul


February 20th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Arsenal club management has given under-fire manager Arsene Wenger a purse of 55 million pounds to spend in the summer. The Frenchman has come under ... Read more...

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Henry gets into altercation with Arsenal fan


January 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thierry Henry's second match for Arsenal after returning to the club turned sour after he was involved in an altercation in the Londoners 2-3 defeat ... Read more...

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Last-minute thrillers render Chelsea win, Arsenal loss


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Chelsea edged past Wolverhampton while Fulham stunned Arsenal in two thrilling matches played in the English Premier League -- with this loss Monday, the Gunners ... Read more...

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Van Persie’s wonder goal takes Asrenal to top 4


December 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Robin van Persie hit a sensational volley to gift Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Everton on their 125th anniversary in the Premier League.The Dutch striker ... Read more...

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Nasri involved in altercation with Frimpong on return to Emirates


November 30th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Arsenal player Samir Nasri, who signed with rivals Manchester City this year, was involved in an altercation with Gunners' Emmanuel Frimpong on his first ... Read more...

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Wenger hopes Henry’s presence can inspire Gunners


November 18th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) English Premier League club Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger hopes the presence of the club's former star Thierry Henry at a training session this week can ... Read more...

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Defender Vermaelen signs new deal with Arsenal


October 19th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen has signed a new long-term contract with the Gunners.Vermaelen, 25, has made 54 appearances for the north London club since arriving ... Read more...

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Blackburn beat Arsenal 4-3 in EPL


September 17th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Blackburn, Sep 17 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers came from behind to beat Arsenal 4-3 in an English Premier League football match at Ewood Park here Saturday.Nigerian striker Aiyegbeni Yakubu scored ... Read more...

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Wenger vows to fight on


August 29th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Aug 29 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said he is not going to step down after the 2-8 humiliation defeat against Manchester United and vowed to fight ... Read more...

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Ancelotti questions Man U’s potential to win title


April 29th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has increased pressure on Manchester United by questioning whether they have the potential to win the Premier League.Chelsea is back in the ... Read more...

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Wenger accepts responsibility for Arsenal’s title hopes crash


April 25th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Manager Arsene Wenger has accepted responsibility for Arsenal's title hopes crash."I'm to blame," the Daily Mail quoted Wenger, as saying.Without a trophy in six seasons, the Gunners ... Read more...

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Wenger says trophy less Gunners will continue with youth policy


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Arsenal fans have been given their worst possible news by coach Arsene Wenger, when he revealed that he would continue with his youth policy in the 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Arsenal won’t end trophy drought this season: Redknapp


April 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has written off Arsenal's Premier League title bid after Arsene Wenger's side drew their game at White Hart Lane.Redknapp reckons that the Gunners ... Read more...

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Arsenal needs to work harder to end trophy drought: Wenger


April 21st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Arsenal will have to work much harder to stay in the top four - let alone win a trophy, said Gunners coach-cum-manager Arsene Wenger.The Gunners were hotly ... Read more...

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Samir says will snub Gallas again


April 20th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has said that he will snub former teammate William Gallas again tonight.Nasri refused to shake Spurs star Gallas' hand at the Emirates when ... Read more...

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Dalglish told Wenger to ‘p*** off’


April 18th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish told his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger to "p*** off", as the rival bosses clashed after Dirk Kuyt's 102nd-minute spot-kick that left the Gunners ... Read more...

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Kroenke in fight to keep Cesc


April 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 15 (ANI): Stan Kroenke's first massive task as Arsenal owner is to keep hold of Cesc Fabregas.Arsenal's skipper could not hide just how badly he wants to secure a ... Read more...

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New Gunners owner Kroenke may open purse strings for Wenger


April 12th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): With Arsenal not winning a trophy since 2005, new owner Stanley Kroenke is hoping that coach Wenger will use the 40 million pounds available to strengthen the ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s new boss Kroenke pledges success for Gunners


April 12th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): US billionaire Stan Kroenke has vowed to bring success to Arsenal after sealing a controlling stake at the Emirates with a 450 million dollar swoop.According to ... Read more...

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American billionaireset to take over Gunners


April 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): American billionaire Stan Kroenke is set to acquire a majority stake in Arsenal.He is already the largest shareholder, having compiled more than 29 per cent, and has now ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s Wenger says UK Premier League title race not over


April 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Coach Arsene Wenger has said that the race for this season's Premier League is not over after Arsenal cut Manchester United's lead to seven points.The Gunners won for ... Read more...

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Fabregas wrecks 100 K pound Merc


April 5th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has had a narrow escape, but has probably lost his 100,000 pound Mercedes SL500, which was smashed irretrievably while he was on his ... Read more...

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Wilshere set to defy Wenger, wants to play Euro under 21


March 31st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Jack Wilshere will risk falling out with manager Arsene Wenger because he plans to play for England in the Euro Under-21 Championships.The Arsenal midfielder, wanted by Three ... Read more...

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