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Olivier Giroud signs for Chelsea


Chelsea Football Club has today completed the signing of striker Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. Giroud arrives with a wealth of experience and a proven pedigree at the highest level having scored goals regularly in the Premier League, in Europe and on the international stage, where he has represented France at three major tournaments. A strong, physical forward, Giroud is lethal ...

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“Failure to sign Giroud cost me”- Ronaldo Koeman

Olivier Giroud scored only four goals for Arsenal in an injury-interrupted 2016-17 campaign (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman says the failure to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud this summer contributed to his sacking. Koeman was dismissed on Monday with Everton third from bottom in the Premier League. He claims France international Giroud, 31, was on the verge of agreeing a move to Goodison Park. “I had Olivier Giroud in the building,” said Koeman. “That was ...

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Preston North End 1-2 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud hits late winner to fire Gunners into fourth round of FA Cup


Arsenal booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup after securing a last gasp win over Preston North End at Deepdale. Olivier Giroud’s strike in the last minute of normal time helped Arsene Wenger’s side avoid a dreaded replay and leave their plucky opponents devastated. Callum Robinson had given the hosts an early lead before Aaron Ramsey ...

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EURO 2016: Slick France end Iceland saga


Hosts France are through to their first UEFA European Championship semi-final since 2000 after a thoroughly assured 5-2 win brought Iceland’s remarkable run to a close. The debutants had reached this quarter-final stage by stunning England in the last 16, but there was no chance of a repeat as Les Bleus took an early stranglehold to set up a last-four ...

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Liverpool hold Arsenal at Anfield

Joe Allen strikes to give Liverpool a point (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal had their advantage at the top of the Premier League cut after Joe Allen’s late equaliser gave Liverpool a deserved point in an Anfield thriller. Olivier Giroud’s second-half strike – his second of the night and 18th of the season – looked to have put the Gunners on course for a crucial victory, but substitute Allen rewarded the hosts ...

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Giroud takes Arsenal through, ousts Olympiacos

Mr. Hat-Trick: Olivier Giroud (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal continued their streak of reaching the UEFA Champions League’s last 16 with a decisive victory at Olympiacos, Olivier Giroud’s hat-trick securing second place in Group F. Needing to win by two goals or by 3-2 or more, the onus was on Arsenal to attack yet the home side showed the greater early intent with Sebá especially lively on the ...

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