All posts tagged "arsenal"

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    Video: Thierry Henry’s Seriously Classy Message to Norwich U23 Striker in Need of Second Kidney Transplant

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has sent a very classy message to a Norwich City under-23 striker who is need of a second kidney transplant. The forward in question is 19-year-old Shae Hutchinson, who suffers from a hereditary condition called Alport Syndrome – which along with affecting his hearing and eyesight – means...

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    Cesc Fabregas Reveals Xabi Alonso was ‘Begging’ to Sign for Arsenal in 2008/09

    Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has revealed his international team-mate Xabi Alonso was once desperate to sign for the Gunners. Back in the summer of 2008, speculation raged in the tabloids that Alonso was an Arsenal target after being deemed surplus to requirements at his then club Liverpool, with Reds boss Rafa...

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    Jason Denayer Recalls How Patrick Vieira Told Him He Had to Join Celtic

    Former Celtic defender Jason Denayer has recalled how World Cup winning Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira insisted he take the opportunity of moving to the Parkhead club. Now captain of Lyon, Denayer has moved onto pastures new since his impressive stint for the Hoops during the 2014/15 season, which saw the 24-year-old collect...

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    Jeremie Frimpong Teases Scott Brown Over His Reunion with Kieran Tierney

    Scott Brown has been enjoying his day off this week by catching up with old pal Kieran Tierney – much to the amusement of his Celtic team-mate Jeremie Frimpong. Tierney and Brown were both formidable forces in during Brendan Rodgers’ all-conquering Hoops sides in the previous two or three years, before Tierney...

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    Arsenal Fans Insist Goalie Bernd Leno is ‘World Class’ After Win Over Everton

    Arsenal fans are adamant that their goalkeeper, Bernd Leno, should now be considered a world class player in his position following this afternoon’s win over Everton. A topsy-turvy match saw the Gunners fall behind against Carlo Ancelotti’s side early on at the Emirates, before coming back to win 3-2 in the second-half,...

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    Arsenal Are ‘Exploring’ Plans to Give Santi Cazorla One Final Send Off Match

    Arsenal are exploring what could transpire to be an extraordinary send-off match for Santi Cazorla – almost a full four years after he played his final official match for the club. The little Spaniard became a hero to supporters of the North London side, partly because of his mercurial midfield displays, but...

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    Video: Roy Keane Takes a Swipe at ‘Ridiculous’ Arsenal Celebrations

    Manchester United legend Roy Keane has taken a swipe at former foes Arsenal this evening – describing their celebrations on Sunday against Newcastle as ‘ridiculous’. The ex-Red Devils captain enjoyed some titanic battles during his playing days with the Gunners against the likes of Patrick Vieira, Ray Parlour, Edu and Gilberto Silva,...

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    Video: Paul Merson Admits Chelsea Are The Biggest Team in London

    Paul Merson has made the surprising admission that Chelsea are the biggest team in London. The former Arsenal midfielder is making his usual appearance on Sky Sports’ Gillette Soccer Saturday this afternoon. And the early English Premier League kick-off was top of the agenda, with Chelsea drawing 2-2 away at Leicester. It’s...

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    Nicklas Bendtner Set to Star in Very His Own Reality TV Show

    Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is set to star in his very own reality TV show, alongside his model girlfriend Philine Roepstorff. The hell-raising forward is now 32, and is without a club after leaving hometown side Copenhagen in December after a short three-month stint, and now it seems Bendtner is set...

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    Ronaldinho Says Arsenal’s Martinelli Reminds Him of Brazilian Legend Ronaldo

    The legendary Ronaldinho has said Arsenal striker Gabriel Martinelli reminds him of his former Brazil team-mate and fellow World Cup winner Ronaldo. Martinelli wasn’t expected to feature much in the first-team after joining the Gunners for a bargain £6 million in the summer from Brazilian side Ituano, but his excellent form has...