Nigeria’s Balogun move to switch international allegiance

March 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Folarin Balogun’s recruitment tour has continued in the United States as the striker trained in the Orlando sun and took in an NBA game. After Wednesday’s post on Instagram showed Balogun outside of an Orlando bar, he posted again with an image of him wearing his football boots sitting on the grass with the caption ‘This heat!’ Balogun is training in Read More

Breaking: Former World Cup winner retires from football

March 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Mesut Ozil, the former Arsenal, Real Madrid and Germany midfielder, has announced his retirement at the age of 34. Writing on Instagram, Ozil said: “After thoughtful consideration, I’m announcing my immediate retirement from professional football. “I’ve had the privilege to be a professional football player for almost 17 years now and I feel incredibly thankful for the opportunity. “But in Read More

Europa League: Sporting stun Arsenal, sail to quarter-final

March 17, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Sporting CP beat Arsenal in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Thursday in the second leg of their Europa League round-of-16 tie to advance to the quarterfinals. The tie was level on aggregate after last Thursday’s 2-2 draw in Lisbon and Granit Xhaka struck in the first half, before Pedro Goncalves scored an unbelievable goal Read More

Arsenal melt Fulham, stretch Premier League lead

March 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal restored their five-point lead at the top of the Premier League with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Fulham on Sunday and carved out a small slice of top-flight history in the process. Gabriel, Gabriel Martinelli and captain Martin Odegaard all scored in the first half as Mikel Arteta’s side became the first team to win five consecutive away London Read More

Sporting cage Arsenal in Europa League knockout clash

March 10, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal fought back to earn a 2-2 draw in an action-packed and error-filled Europa League last-16 first leg at Sporting. The Gunners, who were still without Gabriel Jesus despite his recent return to training, initially took the lead when William Saliba headed home from a corner in the 22nd minute. But Sporting hit back with a header of their own, Read More

Arsenal in comeback win over Bournemouth, restore Premier League lead margin

March 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal survived a massive scare in their pursuit of the Premier League title as they came back from two goals down to beat Bournemouth 3-2 with a last-gasp winner from Reiss Nelson, in a rip-roaring contest in north London on Saturday. Relegation-threatened Bournemouth scored the second-quickest Premier League goal of all time after nine seconds of play through Philip Billing, Read More

Arsenal gun down Everton in Premier League title chase

March 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Gabriel Martinelli scored twice as Arsenal thrashed Everton 4-0 at the Emirates Stadium to move five points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table. The Gunners were frustrated by Everton for the first 40 minutes but Bukayo Saka’s brilliantly-taken opener caused the floodgates to open as Mikel Arteta’s side capitalised on their game in hand Read More

Arsenal pip Leicester City, regain Premier League control

February 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal regained a five-point lead in the Premier League title race as they edged Leicester City with a 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Gabriel Martinelli scored the game’s only goal a minute into the second half to open up a five-point gap on second-placed Manchester City. Mikel Arteta’s side have recovered with two straight victories following Read More

Manchester United, Arsenal get Europa League last 16 opponents *See full fixtures

February 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United will face more Spanish opposition in the form of Real Betis in the Europa League last-16, while Arsenal have been paired with Sporting Lisbon. Erik ten Hag’s side overcame Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate in a thrilling play-off round tie and now encounter another team from LaLiga next month. Arsenal, who topped their Europa League group to advance directly to this stage, will face Read More

Arsenal roar back to gun down Villa in Premier League clash

February 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Two stoppage-time goals helped Arsenal earn a thrilling 4-2 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday as Mikel Arteta’s side got back on track in the race for the Premier League title. Villa striker Ollie Watkins opened the scoring with a powerful, low finish inside five minutes. Arsenal hit back shortly after through a bullet strike from winger Bukayo Saka, but Read More

FA slam charges on Arsenal, City over players’ conduct

February 18, 2023 Editorial V 0

Arsenal and Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during Wednesday’s Premier League game. Both sets of players surrounded referee Anthony Taylor at different times during the match at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal protested when City’s Erling Haaland was awarded a penalty, a decision then overturned by VAR. City were unhappy at the Read More

Arsenal yield as Manchester City take over Premier League table

February 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City seized the initiative in the Premier League title race with a ruthless 3-1 win over Arsenal to send the defending champions above the Gunners at the top of the table. In a pulsating encounter at the Emirates Stadium which lived up to its billing, City’s title-winning pedigree eventually told as a goal from Jack Grealish (72) and a Read More

Premier League: Title setback as Arsenal drop points

February 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal missed the opportunity to move eight points clear at the top as Ivan Toney headed in a deserved equaliser for Brentford to earn a 1-1 draw at the Emirates. The Gunners had been on course to bounce back from defeat at Everton and move well clear of their title rivals Manchester City, who can reduce the gap against Aston Read More

Premier League: Kane strikes new record as Tottenham stun Manchester City, hand Arsenal title advantage

February 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Harry Kane broke Jimmy Greaves’ record to become Tottenham’s all-time leading scorer as they inflicted a blow to Manchester City’s title-defence with a 1-0 win in a frantic encounter. Kane punished Rodri’s error in possession on the edge of his own box by scoring his 267th goal in Spurs colours (15) as City failed to take advantage of league leaders Read More

Premier League: Everton shock Arsenal as Dyche kicks off reign with win

February 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal suffered a setback in their bid to win the Premier League title after slipping to a shock 1-0 defeat at Everton on Saturday. James Tarkowski‘s second-half header was enough for Everton to seal a crucial win in Sean Dyche’s first game as the club’s new manager. Mikel Arteta’s side missed out on the chance to go eight points clear of second-placed Manchester City after Read More

#DeadlineDay: From Chelsea, Arsenal capture Jorginho

January 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal are set to sign Chelsea midfielder Jorginho after accepting defeat in their bid to sign Moises Caicedo from Brighton. The Gunners have been pushing hard to strike a deal with the Seagulls for Caicedo, making offers of £65 million and £70m for the 21-year-old. But both bids were rejected out of hand by Brighton, who made it clear that Read More

Ake rescues Manchester City from Arsenal dunhill in FA Cup cracker

January 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester City got the better of Premier League title rivals Arsenal, thanks to Nathan Ake‘s second-half goal that secured a 1-0 win at the Etihad Stadium in Friday’s blockbuster FA Cup fourth round tie. In a game of few clear-cut chances, Ake’s second goal of the season broke the deadlock in the 64th minute after substitute Julian Alvarez’s shot had struck the post. Read More

Breaking: Ex-football star Kolo Toure sacked as Wigan coach, 2 months after

January 26, 2023 BBC 0

Wigan Athletic have sacked boss Kolo Toure after he failed to win any of his nine games in charge. The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender was only appointed as Leam Richardson’s successor in November. However, the Latics took just two points from his seven Championship matches at the helm and are bottom of the table, four points from safety. Read More

Arsenal fans in fresh trouble

January 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

At least eight Arsenal fans have been arrested in the Ugandan city of Jinja after celebrating the club’s win against Manchester United in the English Premier League. The fans were wearing the club’s red jersey and carrying a symbolic trophy.Police said they didn’t have a permit to hold the procession which is a public order offence. Arsenal scored a dramatic Read More

Arsenal sign another utility player

January 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal have announced the signing of Polish centre-back Jakub Kiwior from Spezia for a fee worth £20 million ($25m). A move that initially came out of nowhere on Friday has now reached its completion. Kiwior signs on a long-term deal having completed his move from the Serie A side, where he spent one-and-a-half seasons. The 22-year-old – who boasts nine Read More

Breaking: Nketiah strikes late as Arsenal subdue Manchester United, maintain Premier League lead

January 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Late heroics from Eddie Nketiah gave Arsenal a comeback 3-2 win over Manchester United at the Emirates on Sunday. In an action packed match, United forward Marcus Rashford put his side ahead with a powerful shot from 25 yards out that left goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale stunned, however, their lead only lasted for six minutes before Nketiah headed Arsenal back level Read More

Breaking: Belgium star completes Arsenal move

January 20, 2023 Editor 0

Arsenal have signed Belgium international Leandro Trossard from Brighton for £21m plus add-ons. The 28-year-old forward’s contract runs until 2027 and has the option of being extended by a year. He has scored seven goals and provided three assists in 16 top-flight games for Brighton this season, including a hat-trick against Liverpool at Anfield. Trossard also made three appearances – two Read More

Arsenal make shock transfer move for Premier League star

January 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal have reportedly turned their attention to Brighton star Leandro Trossard in an ongoing bid to bring another forward into Mikel Arteta’s squad. The Gunners had been in the market for Joao Felix and Mykhailo Mudryk before seeing London neighbours Chelsea beat them to both of those deals, but a January swoop for Belgium international Trossard is now being lined Read More