newsfootball19 days ago

Football roundup | Sweden beat France; EPL clubs release list of retained players

Sweden overcame France in added time when French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris faltered to stop an Ola Toivonen lob to top Group A of the qualifiers. Meanwhile, Chelsea has confirmed the release of star defender John Terry and Manchester United have decided to let go off Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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newsfootballa month ago

Football Roundup | Arsene Wenger gets two-year extension; Borussia Dortmund part ways with Tuchel

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been awarded a two-year contract extension after leading the club to a record 13th FA Cup title in a 21-year reign. In another notable development in Europe, Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has parted ways with the Bundesliga side.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Champions League Roundup | Barcelona pulls off greatest comeback; Bayern thrash Arsenal again

Barcelona pulled off what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the Champions League on Wednesday against PSG as they overturned a four-goal deficit to win 6-1 and book a quarter-final spot. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 away from home to complete a 10-2 win.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Wenger worried about artificial pitch ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup clash

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is concerned that the artificial pitch could prove worrisome in their fifth round FA Cup clash against Sutton United tonight. Wenger also warned the Arsenal players against complacency when facing the lower-league club and called on them to be ready for a big fight.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Arsene Wenger: My preference is always to manage Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has expressed his desire to extend his association as manager with Arsenal, a club that he has been associated with for the past 20 years. Wenger, 67, said he wasn't contemplating retirement as yet and would look to manage elsewhere if Arsenal shut the doors on him.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Premier League | Who said what ahead of Gameweek 25

After a disappointing result against Chelsea last week, Arsene Wenger has refused to accept defeat in the title race stating that if they are out of it, so is everyone else. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte echoed Wenger's comments saying that all six teams are still capable of winning the Premier League.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Which are the most hated clubs in England? Reddit answers

The results of an EPL-focused Reddit survey, which had received over 15000 responses, are out, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Manchester United top the most-hated-clubs list in England, followed by Liverpool and Chelsea. Interestingly, Watford are the least-hated club in England at the moment.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Ozil's Arsenal future does not depend on mine, says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has played down the link between his own future at Arsenal and midfielder Mesut Ozil saying the media has misread the German's comments. The Frenchman said that he is currently relaxed over his key player's contracts as Ozil still has 18 months left for an extension.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Mesut Ozil ready to stay at Arsenal, if Wenger stays

German international Mesut Ozil has insisted that his future at the London-based club is linked directly with Arsene Wenger’s future at the Emirates. The midfielder has also replied to Thierry Henry’s comment that Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are “holding the club hostage” with their wage demands.
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newsfootball6 months ago

EPL Round-up | Arsenal’s late comeback in six-goal thriller; Palace’s misery continues

Olivier Giroud continued his goal-scoring spree with a late equalizer in a dramatic game between Arsenal and Bournemouth where the Gunners came back from three goals down to draw 3-3. Crystal Palace’s win-less run continued with a loss at home to Swansea, while Stoke City beat Watford 2-0.
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