Tag Archives: Arsenal

QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Red Blitzkrieg at Anfield, Olympics in trouble, Money Show in Las Vegas


Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, puts out his column and this week, he looks at Liverpool’s brilliance and Arsenal’s horror show, how much Great Olympics love drama and Mayweather’s performance in the Money Fight. Boom!!!! Liverpool You always knew Liverpool were this dangerous on the offensive. We were always very certain that when Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane ...

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Citi FM’s Premier League coverage heads to Celsbrige Pub


This Sunday, the magic of the Premier League will be felt at Celsbridge Pub in Labone when Citi FM heads out for the its first Premier League outdoor event of the new season on August 27. After last week’s thrills of Spurs’ 2-1 loss to Chelsea, another top clash is next on the schedule to excite fans and followers of ...

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Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

(Image credit: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Africa’s richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal — and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger. Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told Bloomberg in an interview that he is planning to make an offer to majority owner Stan Kroenke once the construction of a new oil refinery in Lagos, Nigeria, is completed. “The first ...

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Arsenal beat Leicester in breathtaking Premier League opener


Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. Alexandre Lacazette headed the Gunners ahead 94 seconds into his top-flight debut, Shinji Okazaki nodding in the equaliser just two minutes later. Vardy slid the visitors ahead from Marc Albrighton’s cross, only for ...

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Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea (4-1 PENS): Gunners win Community Shield at Wembley


Arsenal won Sunday’s Community Shieldafter Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata missed penalties in a shootout at Wembley. The season curtain-raiser between Premier League champions Chelsea and FA Cupwinners Arsenal finished 1-1 after 90 minutes. An English football first followed as the ‘ABBA’ penalty shootout was deployed and the Gunners prevailed 4-1 to extend their winning record at Wembley to nine straight games, including two in penalty shootouts. The ‘ABBA’ system is based on ...

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Arsenal 1-2 Sevilla: Alexandre Lacazette on target as Steven N’Zonzi stunner beats Arsenal

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates his first goal at the Emirates.

A first Emirates goal from Alexandre Lacazette was cancelled out by a sensational second-half strike from Steven N’Zonzi to condemn Arsenal to a 2-1 defeat against Sevilla in the Emirates Cup. Sevilla took the lead just after half-time as Joaquin Correa latched onto Wissam Ben Yedder’s clever reverse ball and calmly slotted the ball past Petr Cech inside the area. ...

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Alexandre Lacazette completes Arsenal medical ahead of record £45m move

Alexandre Lacazette made his France debut in 2013 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has completed a medical at Arsenal before his proposed £45m record move. The Gunners had an initial bid for the 26-year-old France international rejected, but talks continued. His fee, of up to £52m with add-ons, will surpass the £42.4m Arsenal paid Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013. Lacazette was second top scorer in Ligue 1 – the French top ...

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Arsene Wenger agrees new two-year deal at board meeting


Arsene Wenger has agreed a two-year contract to continue as Arsenal manager, according to reports. The Frenchman, who has faced protests from fans calling for him to go, has been keeping everyone guessing about his future. But it is understood that Wenger accepted the offer of a new deal at a board meeting on Tuesday morning. The contract, which will run until 2019, ...

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