Yearly Archives: 2017

The Puskas award is, according to FIFA’s own blurb, ‘bestowed upon the player adjudged to have scored the best goal of the year.’ This year Arsenal have a contender in the shape of Olivier Giroud, for his now legendary Scorpion Kick strike against Crystal Palace last season. Shortlist for the Puskas Award for best goal. […]

Olivier Giroud nominated for 2017 Puskas award

Arsene Wenger says that Kieran Gibb’s rise from Arsenal Academy graduate to England international is reason enough for him to be proud of their former left-back. After 13 years, and with 230 appearances to his name, the 27-year-old called time on his Gunners career last month sealing a switch to Monday’s opponents, West Bromwich Albion. […]

Wenger: Arsenal can be proud of Gibbs

Arsene Wenger says he’s pleased with Alexandre Lacazette’s adaptation to life in the Premier League although he admits the Frenchman is still coming to terms with the physicality of English football. Signed from Lyon for a club-record fee in July, Lacazette has netted twice in five appearances this season and demonstrated a willingness to defend […]

Wenger pleased with Lacazette adaptation