Daily archives: September 11, 2019


Report: Wenger to become FIFA’s technical director

According to the New York Times, Arsene Wenger is set to be named FIFA’s technical director in the coming days. It’s said that the Frenchman will have a broad remit within football’s governing body, suggesting improvements to coaching standards and offering advice on ‘on other areas that directly influence how the game is played’. When […]

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Confirmed: Rob Holding fit to play again

Arsenal have confirmed that Rob Holding is fit to return to first team action having fully recovered from the ACL injury he sustained in November. The centre-back started training with the ball earlier in the summer and has since featured for the club’s under-23s on a number of occasions. While it seems unlikely that he’ll […]

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Okonkwo nearing a return after injury frustration

Arthur Okonkwo ended last season very strongly indeed, with the talented young goalkeeper featuring frequently for Arsenal at U23 level and also training with the first-team on many occasions. The start to this season has not gone to plan for the 18-year-old, however, with Okonkwo yet to play because of an injury that he suffered […]

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Fiorentina Women v Arsenal Preview

Arsenal Women Match PreviewTHE LOWDOWN Arsenal travel to Florence for their first Champions League tie in five and a half years. Fiorentina finished second in Série A last season, given Arsenal were unseeded in the draw, they will be grateful to have avoided European heavyweights Wolfsburg and Lyon. However, Fiorentina are very far from the worse team in […]

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Exclusive: Per Mertesacker talks Wenger, ‘Strong Young Gunners’ and a renewed British core

Five weeks after he helped Arsenal to victory against Chelsea in the FA Cup final in 2017, Arsenal confirmed that Per Mertesacker would become the club’s Academy manager.  Only 32 at the time, the appointment was a huge show of faith in the German on the part of manager Arsene Wenger and CEO Ivan Gazidis […]

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