Arsenal

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United – Game in 10 Tweets

Manchester United fired themselves into the Premier League top four after a lucky 2-1 win against Arsenal at the Emirates. A Kieran Gibbs own goal and a Wayne Rooney strike were enough for Louis Van Gaal’s side to secure the three points. The home side dominated for the majority and, despite a late goal from [...]

Alexis Sanchez v Angel Di Maria – from La Liga to Arsenal and Manchester United with love

he first few months of the 2014-2015 Premier League campaign haven’t gone entirely to plan for Arsene Wenger and Louis van Gaal. Arsenal’s annual injury crisis came early this year as key first-team regulars Mathieu Debuchy, Laurent Koscielny, and Mesut Ozil (among others) have missed substantial time. Meanwhile, in Manchester, van Gaal’s transfer window splurge has failed [...]

Scout’s Honour: What Paul Mitchell’s Move Says About Southampton and Tottenham

By Felix Keith outhampton’s chief scout, Paul Mitchell, has handed in his notice ahead of a move to Tottenham. After overseeing Southampton’s impressive summer recruitment chairman, Daniel Levy has lured Mitchell away from the south coast to re-join old boss Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs. The movement of a member of the back room staff to another football [...]

Southampton success just business as usual for Dusan Tadic

or many who follow the Premier League, Dusan Tadic arrived at Southampton as an unknown entity. And one can imagine a 25 year-old winger from Serbia who spent four years in Eredivisie does not sound like something to get overly excited about. Tadic lacks the dashing looks of Italian Graziano Pellè and had no formidable [...]

3 to see: Arsenal v Manchester United, the Milan derby and Croatia’s eternal enemies

This week’s Three to See includes another Premier League clash laden with tension, with Arsenal v Manchester United topping the bill in England. Meanwhile, there’s grudge matches charged with historical hatred taking place in Italy and Croatia, as the latest editions of two of Europe’s most famous rivalries take place. Dinamo Zagreb v Hajduk Split [...]

Arsenal

3 football blogs we’re enjoying this week: Argentine podcasts! Arsenal! The many faces of Roy Hodgson!

It’s Thursday, which means two things: 1 – the Premier League is back this weekend after the international break and 2 – it’s time for our football blogs of the week feature. We hope you’re enjoying the sites we’ve brought you so far and here’s another three to get stuck into this week. 1. Hand [...]

The Malky Mackay texts, Dave Whelan, The FA and how football is losing the fight against discrimination

hen the news broke back in August about Malky Mackay’s stream of sexist, racist and misogynistic text messages to his pal Iain Moody, my initial reaction was mixed. The messages and their tone were unbelievably appalling, and lifted the lid ever so slightly on a nasty undercurrent that, one suspects, is rife in football. But, [...]

AFCON 2015

AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up: Holders Nigeria crash out at first hurdle, Congo through

Matt Carter wraps up this week’s Africa Cup of Nations 2015 qualifying games as holders Nigeria crash out early…. AFCON 2015 qualifying round-up Group A An ongoing plethora of off-field problems had been a bubbling undercurrent to Nigeria’s qualification efforts, but courtesy of a critical win in Congo it had appeared the Super Eagles would [...]

Angelo Henriquez: Why Manchester United’s current hottest striker is the one you completely forgot

Manchester United seemed to have picked up one of the best young strikers in the world when they signed Angelo Henriquez in 2012, but the Chilean is yet to make his mark for the Red Devils. Tom Robinson takes a look at the 20-year-old’s career so far, and assesses his chances of breaking into Louis [...]

Generation Next: Abdul Rahman Baba – Ghana’s young Black Star on the rise

by Prince Narkortu Teye Name: Abdul Rahman Baba Date of birth: 2nd July 1994 Age: 20 Position: Left-back Club: Augsburg Nationality: Ghana t’s quite an open secret that Ghana’s predicament at left-back has become something of a perennial problem. However, from that very side of the pitch there appears to be a new bright light [...]