Archive | January 2009

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Wenger updates on Arshavin move

By Randy Osae As expected, Arsene Wenger was intrigued to speak on the all-concerned transfer saga and the manager did not seem too reluctant nor audacious about Andrei Arshavin’s arrival. The Frenchman claims a deal should/could be struck within the next day and is adamant his “experience” in these transfer situations can see things wrapped […]

Fact file Preview: Arsenal vs West Ham

– In substitute of Randy’s usual match preview, here are some interesting factors to know ahead of Saturday’s London derby. – BIG-MATCH FACTS Dubious title contenders Arsenal enter this London derby with their sights set on the more realistic task of overhauling a five point gap on fourth placed Aston Villa, to claim a Champions […]

Match Reaction: Everton 1-1 Arsenal

By Karl M. Tinsley MY 3 STARS Really weren’t 3 STARS for Arsenal today…but for the sake of the format…here goes (holding my nose): #1. ROBIN VAN PERSIE: It is scary to think how far down the EPL Table we would be without Rockin’ Robin’s sublime play the last 2 months. Can you imagine the […]

Wenger finally hints on Arshavin transfer

By Randy Osae Arsene Wenger has for once lifted the lid on the unending moves and shakes around Andrei Arshavin’s possible transfer to Arsenal – at least with thanks to the inquisitive media who forced him to answer questions. After the draw at Goodison Park,  the Arsenal boss faced the British media for a routine […]

Walcott to sign soon, Rosicky “weeks” away

By Randy Osae Arsene Wenger has granted promising news on stricken duo and well missed flank men Theo Walcott and Tomas Rosicky. The English youngster has been deemed likely to fancy a move elsewhere should his Arsenal contract not be renewed by the season’s closure. But Arsene Wenger confirmed yesterday that the club is already […]

VIDEO: Everton 1-1 Arsenal

Preview: Everton vs Arsenal

By Randy Osae Both Arsenal and Everton can reflect on relentless toils given on some strenuous travels in the past fortnight or two. Arsenal dealt with resurgent ambiances at minors Hull and Cardiff cities while in the Toffee’s case, it was epic Merseyside derbies at hand. Neither side return rattled from those treks and now […]