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Premier League referees to blame as Ozil misses penalty as Germany...

The cause, to me, is clear. It’s no coincidence.* Arsenal rarely get penalties in the Premier League, so it’s no surprise that they are rubbish at...

Cazorla, Monreal, Bellerín all snubbed as Spain name 25-man Euro 2016...

Vicente Del Bosque has named his 25-man squad for Euro 2016 and has not included an Arsenal player.

Winners seek solutions, not excuses says Arsenal’s latest signing

Stephen Lichtsteiner is preparing for his country’s opening game at the Russia World Cup against one of the tournament favourites, Brazil, on Sunday evening, and has been speaking to the press ahead of the game.

Xhaka’s Switzerland knocked out after penalty drama

Granit Xhaka and his Switzerland team-mates have been knocked out of this summer's European Championships, following a nerve-racking defeat on penalties against a well-drilled Poland side in the first knockout fixture of the tournament.

Can 'boring' France win the World Cup like they did in...

We've now reached the semi-final stage and France could well do it again, with Didier Deschamps emulating Aime Jacquet's formula of a team based on hard work, defensive structure and unity, along with creative geniuses in attack.

World Cup selection confirms Arsene Wenger's comments

For the first time in 80 years, there will be no referee from any of the associations within Britain at the World Cup in what is a damming indictment of the state of refereeing on these islands.

Watch: Mesut Ozil scores for Germany v Finland, Arsenal new boy...

Mesut Ozil basically scored for Germany in their international friendly v Finland on Wednesday night.

Wenger tips Wilshere for a big Euro 2016 and rules out...

Looking forward to the final Premier League game of the season, there was plenty of Euro 2016 talk for Arsène Wenger to sink his teeth into.

Player ratings: Giroud and Xhaka shine during opening Euro clashes

All our Arsenal players, except for Hector Bellerin, have featured for their national teams in their opening matches of Euro 2016. Here's how we think they've rated so far.

Arsenal man forced to apologise after row with Poland coach

Krystian Bielik has been forced to apologise after publicly bashing the Poland u21s coach, Marcin Dorna, following his side's 2-1 loss to Slovakia last week.

Gnabry scores his penalty as Germany miss out on gold, shares...

Serge Gnabry scored his penalty against Brazil in the final of the Rio Olympics Men’s Football tournament but had to watch on as the hosts won the shoot-out thanks to Neymar.

Alexis assists Chile as his agent assists him

In some unsurprising news, Alexis Sánchez has revealed he is focused on Chile's attempts to win this year's Confederations Cup tournament and will leave contract discussions with Arsenal to this agent, Fernando Felicevich.

Better than Benzema! Giroud: My numbers speak for themselves (and they...

Olivier Giroud has hit back at his critics who still think he’s a donkey despite scoring eight in his last eight games for France with a better record than Karim Benzema for his country.

International manager expects Arsenal man to be a leader this summer

Germany manager Joachim Low believes that Shkodran Mustafi will be one of the team's leaders ahead of this summer's Confederations Cup.

Podcast: What was he thinking? World Cup roundup

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol will bring you a daily roundup of all the action. In this latest roundup, Anita turns her attention to...

Arsenal boost - 'Injured' midfielder makes bench at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
Despite missing Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match against Morocco with a calf strain, Mohamed Elneny managed to make the bench for their semi-final win against Burkina Faso.

Look: Arsenal new boy poses with rumoured target - again

Granit Xhaka is on his way to France for Euro 2016 with his Swiss team-mates, including Arsenal target, Ricardo Rodriguez.

Podcast: Iwobi World Cup woes, Arsenal-less France disappoint

In this second podcast of our summer World Cup series, Anita recaps day three of the action which featured France v Australia, Argentina v Iceland, Peru v Denmark and her home country, Croatia against Alex Iwobi's Nigeria. Sylvain Jamet also makes a surprise appearance to discuss an Arsenal-less France's opening game.

Confirmed: Arsenal man set to miss out on deciding Euro group...

Wojciech Szczesny is set to miss out on Poland's final Group C match against the Ukraine.

Arsenal star plays but misses chances as Netherlands lose at u17...

Arsenal youth talent Donyell Malen played 90 minutes for the Netherlands u17 side on Friday but they couldn't get their European Championships off to the desired start.

Arsenal midfielder can't wait to celebrate Euro 2016 qualification

Aaron Ramsey can't wait for Wales' international match against Andorra on Tuesday. Wales qualified from their group for Euro 2016 along with Belgium, despite losing...

Watch: Arsenal defender scores first ever international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal scored his first ever goal for Spain on Saturday as they beat Macedonia 4-0.

Watch: Ospina heroics seal penalty win and MOTM award

David Ospina ensured that Colombia sealed a quarter-final place for his country with a great penalty save in their game against Peru.

These three Arsenal players have been called up for France

Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have all been called up for France.

Iwobi starts as Nigeria win, misses great chance

Alex Iwobi started for Nigeria as they defeated Luxembourg 3-1 on Tuesday evening in the country dubbed ‘Little Switzerland’.

Cech breaks Czech appearance record, Rosicky starts

Petr Cech is now the most-capped player in Czech history after being handed a start in their friendly against Malta.

Wales and Ramsey lose but qualify for Euro 2016

Aaron Ramsey's Welsh side have qualified for Euro 2016 despite losing to Bosnia on Saturday night. A 2-0 defeat wasn't enough worry Wales, as Israel...

Can Mesut Ozil turn his World Cup around?

Germany made a losing start to the World Cup, falling 1-0 to Mexico, and surprise, surprise - guess who was in the firing line? That’s right; our own Mesut Ozil seems to be the fall guy again.

Arsenal midfielder says he's ready to represent his country again

BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria looks on during the International Friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal at The Hive on March 23, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi says he's ready and prepared for Nigeria's World Cup qualifier against Zambia but knows he's not guaranteed a spot in the starting eleven.

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea men among 10 best at Euro 2016

Mesut Ozil and new boy Granit Xhaka have been named in the top ten best performing players at this year's Euros so far.

Watch: The tackle that injured Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka picked up a knee injury but, despite having to be helped from the pitch, will not miss the World Cup after bone bruising was confirmed rather than ligament damage as first feared.

Arsenal goalkeeper dropped for international match

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny appeared to have been dropped for Poland's friendly match against Lithuania, which ended 0-0.

Quick watch: Iwobi scores with a volley for Nigeria

Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal as he gave Nigeria the lead against Zambia.

Arsenal stars show support for Women’s World Cup

by Nia Griffiths Germany went through to the semi-finals of the World Cup and our Arsenal players were quick to show their support. In what turned...

Arsenal star: New players will allow us to reach another level

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Laurent Kosicleny believes that some new players at Arsenal next season will allow the club to reach another level as they look to go one step further in the league than they did last season.

In depth: France name 23 + 7 player squad for World...

Phillipe Bergeroo has named his 23-player squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup There is absolutely no surprise as he has always been consistent...

Canada World Cup Group A and B round-up

by Sylvain Jamet in Canada Group A and B have delivered their verdict and tournament favourites Germany go through while New Zealand and Cote D'Ivoire...

Africa Cup of Nations call for Arsenal player + more call...

A number of Arsenal Ladies players have been called up for international friendlies in preparation to the 2017 Euros.

Arsenal midfielder through to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

Mohamed Elneny
Mohamed Elneny is currently away with Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon and his country have managed to progress to the quarter-finals.

Granit Xhaka thanks fans for support despite red card

Granit Xhaka thanked fans for their support after Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night in a match which saw the Arsenal man pick up another red card.

Arsenal players at the Euros – who’s in, who’s not

With all 24 squads now confirmed for the Euros, let’s take a look at the Arsenal interest at this summer’s tournament.

Arsenal 24-year-old scores brilliant goal as England beat Switzerland

England Women were comfortable as they cruised to a 4-0 win over Switzerland during their friendly fixture on Saturday afternoon.

Alexis plays full 90 as Chile win dramatic Copa America game

In the midst of the euphoria over the start of the Euros, it’s easy to forget that we also have a few players in the States featuring in the Copa America.

Ramsey scores as Wales celebrate Euro qualification

Wales got to celebrate their Euro 2016 qualification with a 2-0 win over Andorra on Tuesday. Aaron Ramsey scored on the 50th minute to put...

Watch: Alexis unstoppable – scores and assists for Chile

Alexis Sanchez scored again for Chile during their latest win in Copa America against Mexico.

Ozil on finishing above Tottenham, Leciester and being PotS

Mesut Ozil has revealed that finishing above Tottenham was a 'nice end to the campaign but that he would have preferred to win the league.

What England need to do to make last 16 of World...

by Sylvain Jamet in Canada England will play Colombia while France will play Mexico in the final group F games. The top two teams from each...

Podolski: It’s an outrage to call me a mascot!

When the German national team was announced, the biggest shock, after the exclusion of Marco Reus (before people knew he was injured), was the inclusion of former Arsenal joker, Lukas Podolski.

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez stars as an old man in advert for...

Alexis Sanchez
Ahead of this summer's Confederations Cup, Alexis Sánchez has come up with an interesting way to promote Chile's involvement in the tournament.

England win - World Cup Group E and F round-up

By Sylvain Jamet in Moncton Brazil are the second team to go through to the last 16 while Colombia upset tournament favourites France with an...

Arsenal youngster gets England call up for double-header

Chris Willock has been called up to the England u19 squad for their double header against the Netherlands and Belgium in September.

Quick watch: Ozil grabs assists as Germany stroll to victory

Mesut Ozil grabbed another assist as he helped his country open the scoring against Czech Republic on Saturday evening.

Arsenal fans panic as Chile boss confirms Alexis WILL play against...

Alexis Sanchez
Chile boss, Juan Antonio Pizzi, has announced that Alexis Sanchez will be fit to face Uruguay night.

Özil named in 27-man Euro 2016 squad…with Podolski

As expected, Mesut Özil has been called up to the Germany squad for Euro 2016.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea men get France call up

Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been called up to the France squad that will face Italy and Belarus when the first interlull descends upon us next week.

Why Arsenal are wrong over Alex Iwobi

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Although the decision has already been made, and the likelihood of it being changed is decreasing by the day, Arsenal should let Alex Iwobi join up with the Nigerian squad to feature in the summer Olympic tournament.

Arsenal man misses out on German humiliation

Mesut Özil missed out on German's 2-1 loss to Slovakia on Sunday.

How many Arsenal players would make Team GB?

We all know that there is no women's football Team GB at the Rio Olympics because of politics and the respective home nation's country FA's being managed by people living a bit in the past, but how would it have looked if there ad been?

Three England players selected in the FIFA all stars team

Goalkeeper Karen Bardsley alongside defenders Stephanie Houghton and Lucy Bronze were selected among the 23 strong FIFA all star squad. It does not come as...

Arsenal man given Euro warning

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski has been warned by Joachim Loew that he needs to be playing 30 or 40 matches a season if he...

Arsenal star fit and ‘ready’ after international injury scare

Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin is 'ready' to face Estonia on Monday night after shaking off the ankle problem that saw him substituted in their win over San Marino.

Ozil and Vardy in top ten best selling Euro ‘hero’ shirts

Mesut Ozil might get a lot of stick from people in England, but he’s still one of the best supported players in the world.

Emotional Arsenal man revels in Country's victory, explains injury

Alexis Sanchez admitted he was emotional following Chile's second Copa America win in as many years and explained his injury.

Arsenal star gives huge indicator that he'll stay

Mesut Ozil has given a huge indicator that he'll be signing a new deal with Arsenal by urging his German compatriots to join the Premier League.

Ramsey and others manage to exist on same pitch as Bale

In the build-up to Wales v Slovakia it was most certainly the Gareth Bale show as far the BBC were concerned, but there were a few other players involved, one of them even plays for Arsenal.

Watch: Aaron Ramsey individual highlights v Slovakia

Aaron Ramsey grabbed a vital assists as Wales beat Slovakia thanks to a Hal Robson-Kanu goal. Watch his hilights here.

Arsenal man posts dressing room snap after ‘proud’ international win

David Ospina kept a cleansheet as Colombia beat Paraguay, away, 1-0, then posted a picture of him celebrating in the dressing room.

Why Arsenal new boy is a liability Gunners can afford

Granit Xhaka has picked up another red card during Switzerland's 2-0 triumph over Portugal.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang withdraws from Gabon squad

Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has withdrawn from the Gabon squad that will take part in the King’s Cup due to the death of his grandmother on Tuesday.

I didn’t do well – Arsenal star admits World Cup issues

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 16: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria controls the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 16, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi admitted that he ‘didn’t do well’ against Croatia but admits being played out of position is a ‘sacrifice’.

Overjoyed! Arsenal man reacts to scoring first international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal netted his first international goal as Spain beat Macedonia 4-0 and he was clearly delighted with the whole thing.

Laurent Koscielny gives exact date when he will retire

Laurent Koscielny has announced that he'll retire from international football after the World Cup in Russia next summer.

Podcast: Finally got my voice back – World Cup Daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Tuesday. Sweden v Switzerland and England (Danny Welbeck) v Colombia (David Ospina). Anita also previews Friday's games which feature Uruguay (Lucas Torreira) v France and Brazil v Belgium.

What was all the fuss about Granit Xhaka’s Switzerland performance? See...

Granit Xhaka made his first competitive appearance as an Arsenal player when Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 on Saturday. Watch his impressive performance here.

Chelsea man: Arsenal star will be difficult

Cesc Fabregas has praised his former team-mate, Petr Cech, ahead of Spain's Euro clash against the Czech Republic.

Elneny helps Egypt become highest ranking African nation

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
Egypt’s silver medal at this year’s AFCON has seen the nation enter the Top 25 FIFA rankings after the governing body released the latest table.

U21 European Championships: Chambers hopes Mertesacker’s mentoring will help him perform...

Calum Chambers is desperate to make the final of U21 European Championships with England and will have to beat Germany this evening to achieve it, the country of his club mentor.

Arsenal man confirms he'll miss start of new season

Aaron Ramsey has confirmed that he will miss the first few weeks of Arsenal's new season because he needs to rest.

Quickest World Cup hattrick ever + other updates from Canada

by Sylvain Jamet in Moncton Match day 2 has delivered its verdict in Group C and D. Japan, the holders, are through to the last 16 round...

Watch: Giroud scores great goal, discusses being booed

Olivier Giroud was booed and scored a great goal playing for France in a friendly on Monday night.

Watch: Former Gunner - 'These two Arsenal stars are joined at...

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
Isaac Hayden revealed during his and Chuba Akpom's 'roommates' video that they did for the FA while away on duty with the England u21s, that Chuba and Alex Iwobi are joined at the hip.

Everything you need to know about the u19 Euros with Arsenal...

Ahead of another international youth tournament which kicks off on Sunday 2 July, here's what you need to know about the u19 European Championships.

Koscielny: The fans will remember this

Laurent Koscielny said that the French fans will remember their victory over Romania for a long time after Dimitri Payet’s thunderbolt sealed the win for his country.

Arsenal striker's mental strength hailed by manager: I trust him

Didier Deschamps hails Olivier Giroud's mental strength ahead of France's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg.

Arsenal midfielder puts in lively Africa Cup of Nations performance

Mohamed Elneny
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is currently away on international duty with his native Egypt, as they aim to secure a record eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy this year.

Arsenal’s new boy hails Manchester United man’s ‘amazing qualities’

Switzerland's defender Stephan Lichtsteiner reacts after winning their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)
Stephan Lichtsteiner hailed Nemanja Matic after Switzerland beat Serbia on Friday night.

Three Arsenal players solid in Euro semi-final clash

Against the general run of play and most people's predictions, France beat Germany to the Euro final.

Arsenal youngster stars as England make World Cup final

Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles started and completed the full 90 minutes as England u20s beat Italy 3-1 to reach this year's World Cup final.

Exciting young Arsenal goalscorer does it again

Eddie Nketiah racked up another goal for the England u19s against Iceland on Saturday, helping the Young Lions to a 2-1 victory.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

Shkodran Mustafi
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

Arsenal 21-year-old called up to the national team

Alex Iwobi has been called up for Nigeria's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

Arsenal duo in managers thoughts ahead of World Cup

There has been many sighting on social media about the Lionesses World Cup photoshoot. The FA WSL twitter account has now tweeted a picture with...

Coach aims to stamp out Arsenal and Manchester City starlets

Alergia national team coach, Georges Leekens, believes the secret to stopping Nigeria scoring during their clash is to stop Alex Iwobi and Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho.

Podcast: Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish connection

Originally produced for St Patrick's Day, with the Euros in full swing, we thought we'd revisit Arsenal's historic Irish connections, this time in an updated version in audio format.

World Cup Report: France 1 England 0

by Sylvain Jamet in Moncton, Canada England were defeated by the smallest margin in a tight encounter that was probably not the the most entertaining...

These are the two positives and two negatives of the international...

Hasn't the international break been so, so entertaining? Are there really any positives for Arsenal fans during this two week hiatus? Well, when you think about it, there actually are a few.

Alex Iwobi joins up with Nigeria ahead of friendlies

Alex Iwobi joined up with his Nigerian team-mates as they prepare for Thursday's friendly fixture against Togo.

U19 European Championships: England beat Italy in matchday one

In matchday one of the Women's U19 European Championships,England beat Italy 2-1 thanks to a brace from Georgia Allen.

Why are there more Spurs players in England squad than Arsenal?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is Arsenal's sole representative in England's senior side to face Scotland and France in June's international fixtures.

Twitter outraged by bizarre Uefa yellow card rule forcing Arsenal man...

On Friday, Wales once again made history by beating Belgium 3-1 and progressing to the Euro semi-finals. However, Aaron Ramsey's second yellow card in five games means he misses the match against Portugal and Twitter was not happy.

England seeded in weakest pot

England Women's u17s will likely be handed a tough draw on Monday the 30th, they are seeded in the fourth pot i.e. the weakest teams.

Arsenal Ladies World Cup statistics

by Sylvain Jamet There were seven Arsenal players involved in the FIFA WWC 2015. Spain were eliminated at group Stage level while England are through to...

Wilshere named ‘Euro flop’ for reasons that have nothing to do...

When the England manager calls and tells you you’re going to the Euros to represent your country even though you’ve played just five minutes of football all season, what do you do?

Arsenal man gets full 90 as country prevails

Calum Chambers played a full 90 minutes for England's u21s against Italy on Thursday night.

Four Arsenal men feature for their countries

Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Takuma Asano and Hector Bellerin have all featured for their respective countries during the interlul so far.

Free Copa America Centenario Wallcharts

A landmark Copa America starts on June 3rd (4th for us in Europe).

Arsenal duo on the scoresheet in England's 6-0 victory

Arsenal's Jodie Taylor and Jordan Nobbs both scored as England enjoyed a 6-0 win over Russia in the 2019 World Cup qualifiers.

Wilshere declares himself 100% fit ahead of Euros

Starting an England game for the first time in nearly a year, Jack Wilshere came through 65 minutes on Sunday.

Watch: Arsenal keeper makes brilliant save

David Ospina made a quite brilliant save for his country against Paraguay in the Copa America.

Alexis seals record thanks to Mustafi mistake, Holding finally set to...

Skhodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez represented their countries last night.

Watch: Arsenal star unstoppable - scores 2 in 10-0 thriller

Serge Gnabry isn't showing any signs of slowing down as he scored two more goals in Germany's 10-0 triumph over Fiji in the Olympics on Wednesday night.

Video emerges of Arsenal star clashing with an angry Serbia fan

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
A video has emerged of Granit Xhaka responding to taunts from an angry Serbia fan, after his Albanian eagle celebration earlier in the World Cup.

International round-up: Bellerin grabs an assist as Spain go within touching...

Hector Bellerin played the full 90 minutes for Spain U21s as La Roja beat Portugal to all but book their place in the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships.

Wenger bemoans Euro 2016 and Copa América as he looks to...

The summer is a busy one with European Championships and Copa América both taking place: it is, to say the least, an inconvenience.

England manager admits he's gutted for Arsenal forward

Roy Hodgson named a provisional England squad for Euro 2016 on Monday morning, three days later than played due to an injury to Danny Welbeck.

Alexis closing in on 200 games in just 36 months with...

Chile have announced their squad for this summer's Copa América, confirming the involvement of Arsenal's Alexis Sánchez.

Mesut Ozil undertakes 6 extra training sessions to be fit for...

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 13: Joachim Loew, head coach of Germany talks to his palyer Mesut Oezil during the Germany training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at CSKA Sports Base on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
German national team manager Joachim Low revealed that Mesut Ozil has undertaken a number of extra training sessions in order to be fully fit for their opening World Cup game on Sunday against Mexico.

English fans back in trouble in France – is anyone surprised?

It looks like the lessons from the past have not been learnt, as there has been reports of trouble on Thursday night in Marseille.

Arsenal international round up: 1 injury, Asano scores, Giroud and Kolašinac...

In the first set of World Cup qualifiers this International break, Arsenal had nine players involved for their country, across seven teams.

Arsenal in the summer: Complete run-down of Arsenal players in action

With so many Arsenal players potentially away on international duty, we took a look at the matches you should keep an eye out for this summer.

Injury concern for the world cup players

by Sylvain Jamet As mentioned earlier, the FA WSL has started a week after the FIFA WWC 2015 finished and it is obvious that the...

World Cup roundup: Group A and B

by Sylvain Jamet in Canada The FIFA WWC 2015 has started with a bang in group B with 14 goals scored while, in contrast, there...

Arsenal man gets Africa Cup of Nations callup due to injury

Ismael Bennacer
Ismael Bennacer has received an international callup for Algeria to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations after another player withdrew because of injury.

Watch: Alexis off to nightmare Copa America start

Alexis Sanchez played for Chile against Argentina in the early hours of Tuesday morning (UK time) and lost 2-1, continuing his national side's run of poor form.

New and Nasty! Alexis posts more pictures of horrible ankle injury...

Alexis Sanchez has posted pictures of his ankle after a terrible challenge in the Copa America final and they are not pretty at all.

Arsenal 28-year-old could miss Bournemouth clash after picking up ankle injury

Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has reportedly picked up an ankle injury that could rule him out of facing Bournemouth on Saturday.

Wales manager digs at Arsenal over Ramsey injury

Wales manager Chris Coleman has aimed a few poorly-veiled digs at Arsenal over Aaron Ramsey’s hamstring injury which is set to rule him out for the next round of international fixtures.

Watch: Dejected Arsenal men reject medals

Both Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud refused to put on their Euro runners-up medals after losing 1-0 to Portugal in the final.

Watch: Arsenal loanee scores superb goal for country

Takuma Asano has scored for Japan yet again - this time during their 2-0 win over Thailand in their World Cup 2018 Qualifier.

Watch: Alexis channels his inner Sylvester Stallone

There are few scenes in sport films more iconic than the end of Rocky’s run around Philadelphia, culminating at the top of the steps in front of the Museum of Art.

Ozil shines for Germany, Poland progress without Arsenal man

Mesut Ozil was brilliant again during Germany's 1-0 win over Northern Ireland; Wojciech Szczesny didn't feature for Poland due to a thigh injury.

World Cup Group C, D and best third-placed teams round up

Group C and D have given their final verdict: Japan, Cameroon, USA and Australia go through. Favourites Sweden are on the brink of elimination as...

New Arsenal contract for German star ‘just a formality’ - German...

Serge Gnabry’s people have let it be known in Germany that a new contract for the player at Arsenal is ‘just a formality’ after the Olympics as the player continues to be linked with a loan move to Hertha Berlin.

Look: Arsenal forward pictured in new kit

Alex Iwobi is looking forward to wearing Nigeria's new kit against Algeria at the weekend.

Midfielder: I've been winding up Arsenal men

Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he's enjoyed winding up his fellow Arsenal players over Wales' qualification to Euro 2016.

Granit Xhaka in astonishing wage admission

Granit Xhaka, and his brother Taulant have revealed that they still give a whopping 80% of their wages to their parents.

Video: This is how David Ospina killed Alexis Sanchez's World Cup...

David Ospina had his part to play in a dramatic end to World Cup qualifying in South America, resulting in Arsenal teammate Alexis Sanchez missing out.

Jill Ellis and Carli Lloyd honored at FIFA awards

The FIFA 2015 awards saw Portsmouth born and US WNT coach Jill Ellis win Coach of the Year and US WNT midfield player Carly...

England lose final World Cup warm-up game to hosts

by Sylvain Jamet England Women lost their final FIFA WWC 2015 warm-up game to host nation Canada in a tight 1-0 defeat. It was always going...

How Granit Xhaka helped Switzerland topple the Serbians

Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates scoring during their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)
Since his move from Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016 Granit Xhaka has split opinion but his improvement is undeniable.

International round-up: Sanchez’s Chile progress while Mustafi watches on as Germany...

Alexis Sanchez
Germany and Chile both qualified for the knockouts as the Confederations Cup group stages drew to a close.

Watch: Arsenal defender provides top-draw assist

Nacho Monreal finally got the chance to prove himself during Spain's 2-0 win over Albania on Sunday.

England win despite Spurs hindrance, Wilshere benched

Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 as Wales frustrated Englspurs in France on Thursday.

Ramsey over the moon with Wales Euro 2016 qualification

Despite losing 2-0 to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Wales qualified for Euro 2016 on Saturday - their first tournament for 57 years. Wales progress to Euro 2016 in France with...

Giroud scores hat-trick as France thrash Paraguay [with goals]

Olivier Giroud continued his impressive goal-scoring form for France with a hat-trick during their 5-0 international friendly win over Paraguay on Friday evening.

Arsenal at the Euros: Chambers features as others are benched

It was an uneventful day for Arsenal's representatives at the u21 European Championships as only one player out of three featured for their respective countries in Group A action on the opening day.

England squad named for forthcoming World Cup qualifiers: Arsenal duo get...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Gareth Southgate has named Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Welbeck in his latest England squad.

Theo Walcott to start for England v Malta

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott will start for England as they face Malta in Gareth Southgate’s first match in charge as interim manager.

Giroud dips into Arsenal phrase book after standing ovation

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny scored France’s three goals against Scotland, prompting us to use the headline ‘Arsenal thump Scotland’. And Olivier Giroud

Watch: Cech meets kid who broke his arm catching ball he...

Petr Cech took 20 minutes out of his pre-euro preparation to spend time signing autographs and posing with photos after training.

Granit Xhaka invited to play for Kosovo and they expect him...

Granit Xhaka is one of a number of big name players who have been invited to play for Kosovo after they were finally granted FIFA status in May this year.

Mesut Ozil clashes with German fans as lazy journalists blame him...

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )
Mesut Ozil was pictured clashing with angry German fans after his country was knocked out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time in their history.

Injury update: Arsenal midfielder suffers setback, won't play at Euro 2016

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered a setback in training and has been ruled out of this summer's European Championships.

Thursday recap: Vardy rejects Arsenal, Arsenal fans rejoice

Thursday was, of course, dominated by the news that Jamie Vardy had signed a new contract and would be staying at Leicester.

Ozil left out of Germany squad as three other Arsenal stars...

Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Giroud: Last season was one of my best for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud believes that the 2015/16 season was one of his best for Arsenal. Okay.

Podcast: VAR moaners are ruining VAR – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Monday. Saudi Arabia v Egypt (Mohamed Elneny), Uruguay v Russia, Iran v Portugal and Spain (Nacho Monreal) v Morocco all feature in this VAR-tastic roundup. Anita also previews Tuesday's matches which feature Australia v Peru, Denmark v France, Iceland v Croatia and Nigeria (Alex Iwobi) v Argentina.

Özil gives surprise update on Arsenal contract talks

Arsenal star Mesut Özil capped a superb season with another assist on Sunday afternoon, but he's still going to leave fans sweating on his future.

Spanish midfielder: This England star is a joy to watch

Santi Cazorla has described Jack Wilshere as a 'joy to watch' recently while the 24-year-old is away in France for the Euros.

Daily Mail rate Harry Kane higher than Raheem Sterling again

If there was one thing most people could agree on after England’s World Cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Croatia it was that Harry Kane had a stinker of a game.

Arsenal get great news regarding Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil
Reports emerged on Thursday that Mesut Ozil will not be called up for the next international break as Joachim Low endeavours to show that he is the anti-Chris Coleman.

Brazil out of World Cup

by Sylvain Jamet Five out of the eight games from the last 16 round have been played so far and we had one surprise. 10th place...

Arsenal striker: We're not confident

On Thursday, France faced Germany in the semi-finals of the Euros and Olivier Giroud has admitted that they're all fully aware that the Germans are the favourites.

Arsenal midfielder reveals massive weight on shoulders

Granit Xhaka has been pictured with quite literally a massive weight on his shoulders.

Watch: Ospina makes brilliant save against Brazil

Colombia may have lost 2-1 to Brazil in the early hours of Wednesday morning, but the Arsenal shot-stopped made sure the margin wasn't worse.

How many miles did Arsenal players travel during international break?

Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal players jetted off around the globe to represent their country during the third international break of a season that is just three months old.

Watch: Out-of-favour Arsenal man pulls off brilliant save

Good ol' Dave Ospina pulled off a brilliant save during Colombia's 3-1 win over Haiti.

Watch: Arsenal defender provides world class assist for Valencia man

Hector Bellerin
There were doubts over Hector Bellerin's fitness after he picked up a knock against San Marino but he appears fit and well after he played a full 90 minutes for Spain's u21s against Estonia.

Wenger confirms Wilshere on course for Euro 2016

Arsene Wenger insists that Jack Wilshere will be ready for Euro 2016.

Arsenal man gets new shirt number

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi appears to have finally settled on a number with Nigeria after already switching twice.

Iwobi to get Nigeria call-up for World Cup qualifier

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi is set to get a call up to the senior Nigerian national side for their game against Zambia on 9th October.

Tournament over for Arsenal man

Joel Campbell and Costa Rica are heading home from the Copa America after the end of the group stages while David Ospina watched on from the bench as Colombia lost 3-2 to Joel’s team in Houston, Texas.

Look: Arsenal's newest star fuels speculation over Bundesliga left-back

Granit Xhaka is already out there potentially tapping up new players for Arsenal.

Former England defender discusses the ultimate aim of the national team

Ex-England and Arsenal defender Alex Scott believes the Lionesses should be looking to win the 2019 World Cup in France.

Jack Wilshere admits one key issue is harming his chances of...

Jack Wilshere has said that Gareth Southgate has yet to contact him after leaving him out of his England squad.

Wenger backs English defender to make Euro 2016 with Arsenal form

It's been a tough season for Kieran Gibbs, but Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger is backing the defender to prove his worth before the end...

Koscielny plays full 90 as France breeze past Bulgaria

Laurent Koscielny played the full match for France as they beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their World Cup qualifying game.

Arsenal international round-up: Ramsey's Wales eliminated, Monreal wins with Spain

Aaron Ramsey's Wales have failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Arsenal forgotten forward working with personal trainer ahead of key summer

Campbell (C) in action against Boavista during their fixture in April
Having been called up by Costa Rica, Joel Campbell has been working with a personal trainer for the last month in order to maintain his fitness with international fixtures coming up.

Podcast: They’re going home – World Cup daily roundup

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol is bringing you a daily roundup of all the action. However, today, in this latest World Cup roundup, Anita is too hungover so Lee steps in for a very brief roundup of the World Cup semi-finals.

Germany's Twitter account makes dig at off English football

Despite both Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil putting in a decent shift during the Euros so far, they also have something else in common: they've both missed penalties.

Newcastle hero slams 'tactically inept' Hodgson for picking Arsenal man

Alan Shearer has slammed England manager, Roy Hodgson, for picking Jack Wilshere to start in the Three Lions' humiliating 2-1 defeat to Iceland.

Premier League legend says Wilshere shouldn't beat Drinkwater to England team

There are plenty of people voicing their displeasure at Jack Wilshere's inclusion in Roy Hodgson's England squad, including former Three Lions captain Alan Shearer.

Disappointment for Arsenal star as country crash out of Rio 2016

Unfortunately, Takuma Asano's Japan were knocked out of the Rio 2016 Olympics on Wednesday night.

Confirmed: Former Arsenal man suffers massive injury blow, misses rest of...

It's the news we were all dreading: Tomas Rosicky is injured again and has been ruled out of the rest of Euro 2016.

Watch: Campbell starts as Costa Rica draw bad-tempered game v Paraguay

Joel Campbell played 67 minutes as Costa Rica opened their Copa America campaign with a scoreless draw against Paraguay.

Arsenal new boy puts in another huge performance for his country

Granit Xhaka, once again, put in a superb performance for Switzerland in their 1-1 draw against Romania.

Ozil stars in excellent and funny new Adidas video

As he gets ready to face Italy in Germany's Euro quarter final, Mesut Ozil has revealed a new ad for Adidas.

Gareth Southgate considers 'surprise' call-up of Arsenal man

Gareth Southgate is reportedly giving serious consideration to calling up Jack Wilshere for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

U21 European Championships round-up from Tuesday's semi-finals

Two Arsenal players featured in the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships on Tuesday, as England bowed out but Spain reached the final.

Stoke man defends Granit Xhaka after horror penalty miss

Stoke's Xherdan Shaqiri has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder blasted his penalty wide, costing his country a place in the quarter finals.

Chile boss urges Arsenal and Bayern Munich to 'remain calm'

Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez in training with Chile
During Chile boss, Juan Antonio Pizzi's, press conference ahead of their match against Uruguay, he urged Arsenal and Bayern Munich to 'remain calm'.

Arsenal man gets beard tended to before facing press

Olivier Giroud wasn't too proud to get his good looks touched up before France's press conference.

German officials urged to quit over Mesut Ozil

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 23: Aiman Mazyek, Chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany (Zentralrat der Muslime), speaks to the media after the Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) political party broke off a meeting with the Council on May 23, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The Central Council of Muslims invited the AfD to a talk as Petry recently announced that the AfD is against the construction of minarets and the wearing of headscarves by women in Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Germany’s general manager, Oliver Bierhoff and their FA’s president, Reinhard Grindel, have been urged to step down after attacks on Mesut Ozil following their country’s poor World Cup.

Granit Xhaka hails Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Portugal clash

Granit Xhaka has revealed his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Switzerland's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Portugal on 10 October.

Xhaka and Giroud score screamers, Alexis' decisive assist and more

Four first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, while some Ladies also featured during international friendlies.

England u17 handed a difficult World Cup draw

The England Women's u17 team will have a difficult task to get out of their group in the forthcoming World Cup to be played in Jordan.

Gareth Southgate gives amazing reason for not picking Jack Wilshere

Gareth Southgate has given a flimsy excuse for why he didn't call-up Jack Wilshere.

Doom and gloom for two Arsenal men as countries lose and...

Arsenal international duty
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Monday evening.

Bellerin’s Grenfell pledge reaches £4,500 as Spain thrash Macedonia

Hector Bellerín started and completed the full 90 minutes for Spain u21s during their 5-0 thrashing over Macedonia, who were outclassed from start-to-finish, leaving the Arsenal fullback little defensive work to do throughout.

Watch: Arsenal youngster stuns with superb assist during Spain's demolition of...

Hector Bellerin has only gone and bagged himself an assist for Spain in their 6-1 demolition of South Korea.

Training injury leaves Arsenal star in tears ahead of World Cup

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka was spotted crying after picking up a knee injury during a training session with Switzerland.

He's done it! Arsenal fan favourite forces manager rethink

Jack Wilshere is back in Gareth Southgate's plans for the World Cup, after returning to Arsenal's Premier League team in recent matches.

Williamson and Mead feature as England U23s win Nordic tournament

England U23s' 2-0 win over Norway was an important one as it meant they pipped USA to win this year's Nordic tournament.

Ozil quiet but still gets an assist as Germany win

Mesut Ozil started for Germany as they got their Euros off to the best possible start with a win over Ukraine in Lille and grabbed a late assist despite being quiet for most of the game.

‘Granit Xhaka is a playboy’

Currently on international duty with Switzerland, some of Granit Xhaka’s teammates were asked to complete the following sentence – ‘Granit is a…’

England squad has been announced and it’s bad news for Arsenal

England's squad for their upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifying matches has been announced and it's not looking good for Arsenal...

Player focus: Olivier Giroud shows fabled Arsenal 'mental strength'

Having been booed, heavily criticised and had his selection for the competition questioned, Olivier Giroud showed actual mental strength on a night that he, more than anyone, needed to be.

Stat proves these two Arsenal players are among the best at...

Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil have made Opta's best XI of the Euros.

Arsenal midfielder named captain on his national team debut

Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles was given the captain's armband on his debut for the England u21 side against Andorra.

How Arsenal man could have missed international clash

Nacho Monreal finally got his first call up since 2013 for Spain's match against Albania on Sunday but getting there in time was easier said than done.

Arsenal men involved in thrilling Euro clash

Although neither managed to score during France's 2-0 win over Albania, both Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny featured.

Confirmed: Arsenal man ruled out of crucial Euro clash

Wojciech Szczesny will be heartbroken after being ruled out of Poland's next Euro clash against Germany on Thursday.

Arsenal man scores beautiful goal (video)

Olivier Giroud played 45 minutes during France's 3-1 win over Italy on Thursday night and managed to score a beaut' of a goal.

Four Arsenal players: Predicting England's World Cup squad

As Mark Sampson gets set to name his final 23 squad for the World Cup in Canada, I thought I would share my own 23...

If football is a ‘man’s sport’ then men are doing it...

Neymar’s World Cup will be remembered for excessive rolls and feigning injury, but it further highlights the inherent and ingrained sexism that is still rampant in football today.

Iwobi named in provisional Nigeria Olympics squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has been included in the provisional Nigeria Olympic squad for the games this summer in Rio.

Alexis frustrated as Mustafi's Germany win final

World champions Germany secured their first Confederations Cup triumph after a narrow victory against Copa America winners Chile during Sunday's final in St Petersburg.

Aaron Ramsey’s hair spoils as Wales crash v Sweden

Aaron Ramsey has lost his last game ahead of the Euros as Wales crashed 2-0 to Sweden.

Massive Arsenal boost - Alexis Sanchez won't go to China

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez hasn't been called up for Chile for the China Cup in January.

Arsenal man plays full 90 as Spain smash 6 in

Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin played the full 90 minutes as Spain's u21s smashed San Marino 6-0.

Arsenal International round-up

Arsenal international duty
With summer tournaments taking centre-stage on the international scene, plenty of Arsenal players across all age groups have been called up for their respective countries.

Arsenal striker receives huge boost ahead of summer

Olivier Giroud is now a dead cert for France's Euro 2016 squad after it was confirmed that Karim Benzema won't be heading to the competition this summer.

Midfielder bemoans loss of Arsenal 27-year-old

Scotland women's midfielder Leanne Crichton has bemoaned the loss of three key players, including Arsenal's Kim Little, ahead of the UEFA Women's European Championships.

Arsenal defender gets international call-up after injury to Southampton man

Kieran Gibbs has been drafted into the England squad by Gareth Southgate after Ryan Bertrand was forced off during the Three Lions 2-0 win over Malta.

Unai Emery hails 25-year-old who can ‘develop more’ at Arsenal after...

Unai Emery has hailed Granit Xhaka as the Swiss midfielder put pen-to-paper on a new Arsenal deal.

Arsenal proven right over midfielder as injury finishes his Euros

Tomas Rosicky looks like he could have played his last game at this year’s competition after doing his hamstring in the Czech Republic’s dramatic 2-2 draw with Croatia.

New Arsenal signing dubbed 'most unpleasant' banned from next World Cup...

Switzerland's defender Stephan Lichtsteiner (R) receives a yellow card from French referee Clement Turpin during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Switzerland and Costa Rica at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)
Stephan Lichtsteiner will miss Switzerland’s World Cup knock-out tie against Sweden after picking up another booking against Costa Rica.

Arsenal injury boost: Mesut Ozil reassures fans after Twitter goes into...

Mesut Ozil has taken to Twitter to reassure worried Arsenal fans that he's not injured after being substituted off at half time during German's 2-0 World Cup Qualifier win against Northern Ireland.

Arsenal man runs the show for Germany but misses again

The huge Euro quarter-final clash between Germany and Italy was settled by penalties after the score remained 1-1 after regular and extra time.

Arsenal star's country forces Messi to quit

Alexis Sanchez's Chile have won the Copa America tournament for the second year running, beating Argentina on penalties in the final.

Arsenal new boy comes to the defence of Granit Xhaka

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Stephan Lichtsteiner has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal man celebrated his Switzerland screamer with a double-headed eagle gesture aimed at the Serbian fans.

Xhaka on facing his brother at the Euros

Granit Xhaka is set to face his brother, Taulant, when the Euros kick-off with Switzerland and Albania both in Group A.

Player focus: Xhaka – Tenacious, influential and convincing

Granit Xhaka made his 44th international appearnce against Albania in Saturday's Group A encounter - but all of the pre-match analysis surrounded the sibling rivalry between...

FREE: Arsenal-specific Euro 2016 printable wallcharts

Download your FREE Arsenal-specific wallchart ahead of the Euros in France this summer.

England's road to the World Cup final

by Sylvain Jamet The FIFA WWC 2015 is a 24 team competition and England will have their work cut out if they want to reach...

Bellerin risks upsetting Wenger

With the Under-21 European Championships looming, should Hector Bellerin risk upsetting Arsene Wenger by playing for Spain?

'He's the best' - Real Madrid playmaker hails out-of-favour Arsenal goalkeeper

Colombian midfielder, James Rodriguez, speaks very highly of his compatriot, David Ospina.

Former Arsenal 24-year-old still listed as a Gunner following England blunder

Midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain completed his move to Liverpool on deadline day, but according to the programme for England vs Slovakia, he never left the Gunners.

Arsenal won’t have to worry about losing Elneny and Iwobi to...

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
Arsenal won't have to worry about losing Mohamed Elneny or Alex Iwobi to the Africa Cup of Nations from its next staging in 2019.

International round-up: Ramsey scores pen, Maitland-Niles involved as England u20s win...

It was another mixed evening for Arsenal players on international duty yesterday. How did they fare?

Arsenal midfielder can't understand fuss over controversial call

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka doesn't understand why everyone's making such a big deal about the penalty Switzerland were given against Northern Ireland on Thursday evening.

How the papers rated Theo Walcott after England's win over Malta

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has looked like a different player this season when in an Arsenal shirt but he was unable to transfer that form into an impressive England performance, coming in as one of the lowest rated players from the side’s 2-0 win on Saturday.

Coach reveals meeting with Wenger over forward's future

Nigeria national team coach, Gernot Rohr, claims that although he wasn't exactly surprised by Alex Iwobi's superb rainbow flick against Algeria, it wasn't expecting it either.

France star praises 'unnoticed' Arsenal striker

Antoine Griezmann praised Olivier Giroud in France's press conference, describing his efforts on the pitch as 'unnoticed' by many.

Arsenal legend told Bayern Munich star “I could be your dad”...

Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, Jerome Boateng revealed that one of his biggest inspirations was Patrick Vieira when he was at Arsenal.

Didier Deschamps has shockingly attacked Arsenal striker's performances for the national...

Didier Deschamps thinks Alexandre Lacazette can do more for the French national team now that he's being given more playing time.

Podcast: 10 years of Theo, where does Elneny fit + Sergio...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Helen joins Matthew to look at the Euros with apathy, find solace in 10 years of Theo, wonder where Elneny fits next season, and discuss Sergio Ramos' tackle.

Bellerin benched again as Spain crash out of Euros v Italy

Hector Bellerin was, once again, an unused sub in Spain's 2-0 loss against Italy in the Euros.

Midfielder dropped by Arsenal, gets international call up

The midfielder may be leaving Arsenal but he's far from retired.

England through to World Cup quarter-finals and youth teams recap

by Sylvain Jamet Mark Sampson and his team made history as England registered their first ever knock-out stage win at a World Cup by defeating...

Wilshere gets 13 minutes as England get caught out

After crating a fuss by taking a player to the Euros who had hardly kicked a ball for his club all season, Roy Hodgson confounded people further by leaving him on the bench.

Costa Rica 2-1 Trinidad and Tobago: Campbell assists as Ticos prevail

Joel Campbell's assist after just 45 seconds helped Costa Rica to an important three points during their World Cup qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago.

Arsenal man wants more minutes to ensure place at Euro 2016

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has set his sights on a place at Euro 2016 after returning to first team action on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal man enjoys successful debut for Spain

Hector Bellerin got his first start for the Spanish national side on Sunday against Bosnia and Herzegovina in his side's 3-1 win.

Szczesny and Fabianski picked but Poland will drop one goalkeeper for...

Wojciech Szczesny
Poland named a provisional squad for Euro 2016 on Thursday and Wojciech Szczesny made the cut.

This is why Arsenal 28-year-old could miss games against Manchester City...

Alexis Sanchez could miss Arsenal's clashes against Manchester City and Tottenham in November as he may be called into action by Chile.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

Swiss media tank Granit Xhaka as Stoke man savaged

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland shows appreciation to the fans after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at Rostov Arena on June 17, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka was given a terrible rating of just 3-4 after his performance against Brazil.

Which Arsenal player made the England squad to face Scotland and...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been called up for England's World Cup 2018 Qualifier against Scotland and their friendly against France.

Video: Alexis saves Chile but double Ospina blunder embarrasses Arsenal man

Alexis Sanchez and David Ospina both played key parts in their countries' matches on Friday night, for different reasons.

These are the five Arsenal players selected for international duty

Jordan Nobbs
England, Germany and the Netherlands have named their squad for the next international windo, with five Arsenal Women players making the recent cut for their respective countries.

Per Mertesacker offers heartfelt support to Mesut Ozil

Per Mertesacker has come out firing in defence of Mesut Ozil who has been turned into a scapegoat for his country’s World Cup failings in Russia this summer.

Podcast: Please don’t let Portugal win the World Cup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Wednesday. Portugal v Morocco, Uruguay (Torreira) v Saudi Arabia, and Iran v Spain (Monreal) all feature. She also hopes that Portugal won't win the whole thing and praises the underdog.

Dimitri Payet names which Arsenal player is "still efficient" despite lack...

Dimitri Payet says he still rates Olivier Giroud, even if he's not getting the best run in the Arsenal side at the moment.

Two Arsenal men included in Southgate's first England squad

Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been included in Gareth Southgate's first England squad ahead of the international break which is now underway.

Watch: Granit Xhaka’s great balls and terrible tackle

Granit Xhaka picked up another red card (two yellows) for his country as Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Midfielder hails Arsenal's 'top quality' new signing

Watford midfielder, Valon Behrami, has sung his Swiss compatriot, Granit Xhaka's praises.

England u17 women to play four nations tournament in USA

The England u17 squad that are currently in a training camp at St George's park are set to play an international tournament next month...

Arsenal star: I wanted change

A couple of days ago, the world was struck by the new that Aaron Ramsey had bleached his hair and now, he's had his say on the issue that's taken the planet by storm.

Alexis to play in Confederations Cup

Alexis Sanchez
Chile have chosen Alexis Sanchez to play in this year's Confederations Cup in Russia.

£21m German midfielder refusing contract extension amid Arsenal interest

Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka has said he's focused on Germany's Confederations Cup campaign, despite reported interest from Arsenal.

Twitter rumours: Vardy deal agreed, medical Sunday

We're only a few days into June and already we have reports of a second Arsenal transfer on the verge of being completed.

Watch: Cech concedes two as Czechs lose battle of the Republics

Petr Cech and Tomas Rosicky played the full 90 minutes as they lost their final game, against the Republic of Korea, in the run-up to the Euros which get underway on Friday.

Arsenal defender unused sub as Olympics football gets underway

Germany opened their 2016 Rio Olympics tournament with a huge 6 - 1 win over lower ranked Zimbabwe while Arsenal's defender, Josephine Henning stayed on the bench for the whole game.

Chile manager responds when asked about Sanchez's future at Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez
Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi says Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez isn’t thinking about his future at the club and is focused on helping his side in the Confederations Cup.

Alexis Sanchez stars, Calamity Kos, Elneny scores & more: Arsenal international...

Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.

Arsenal injury blow: Star misses training ahead of semi-final

Olivier Giroud could be set to miss out on France's Euro semi-final clash against Germany on Thursday through injury.

Video: Arsène Wenger sends message to Nigerian fans

Arsène Wenger has congratulated all Nigerian Arsenal fans after the Super Eagles qualified for the World Cup next year.

Arsenal duo finally return to England squad

Gareth Southgate has named Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck in his latest England squad for the upcoming friendlies, after the midfielder nailed down a regular place with Arsenal.

Arsenal fans furious at Holding’s omission from the England squad

Arsenal supporters reacted angrily after official confirmation that Rob Holding was not given his first senior call-up to the England squad.

Arsenal's new boy shows his hard side

Granit Xhaka starred in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Moldova and got booked after just 10 minutes in a friendly.

How will Arsenal new boy Lichtsteiner fare with Switzerland at the...

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Vladimir Petkovic, Head coach of Switzerland congratulates Stephan Lichtsteiner of Switzerland following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at Rostov Arena on June 17, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Unai Emery's first signing as Arsenal manager was Switzerland captain Stephan Lichtsteiner, who will join the Gunners on a free transfer following the World Cup finals.

Rodriguez: It would be exciting to play with Xhaka at Arsenal

Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez has admitted that it would be ‘nice’ to play with Granit Xhaka at Arsenal and if he did move he knows his roommate would be sorted as he looks set to leave Wolfsburg.

Podcast: Mesut Ozil is the best but still gets all the...

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Wednesday. Mexico v Sween, South Korea v Germany (Mesut Ozil), Serbia v Brazil and Switzerland (Granit Xhaka, Stephan Lichtsteiner) v Costa Rica (Joel Campbell) all feature. Anita also previews Thursday's matches which feature Japan v Poland, Senegal v Colombia (David Ospina), England (Danny Welbeck) v Belgium and Panama v Tunisia.

'He's the best player on the pitch' - Arsenal star hails...

Jack Wilshere has hailed Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, pointing out how he's the Red Devils' best player and he can still perform.

Watch: Arsenal man helps Manchester United score massive goal

It turns out that Laurent Koscielny was actually crucial for France's one and only goal against the Netherlands on Monday night.

Monday recap: New signing done for Arsenal, still chasing more

With just one game on Monday featuring Arsenal players to entertain us, a little more gossip than we’ve had lately creeped into the equation.

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 slot allocation revealed

FIFA have revealed the slot allocation for the next Women's World Cup that will take place in France in 2019.

Danny Welbeck feels the freezer burn in cryo chamber after England...

England's forward Danny Welbeck is interviewed in Repino on July 1, 2018, ahead of the team's Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match against Colombia. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS / AFP)
Danny Welbeck may not be seeing much action on the pitch, but he got a chance to make sure he was still with us when he was popped into a cryo-chamber after England’s win over Colombia to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...

Podcast: It’s coming home! World Cup Daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Saturday. Sweden v England (Danny Welbeck) and Russia v Anita's home country, Croatia, feature. Anita also previews both semi-finals, games which feature will feature France v Belgium and Croatia v England.

Why supporting England makes Arsenal fans feel dirty

Helen Trantum column
Would you rather Arsenal win the Champions League or England win the World Cup?

'Incredibly disappointed': Arsenal star reacts as more teammates are excluded from...

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Jack Wilshere speaks during an England press conference session at St Georges Park on March 20, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere has posted on Twitter his reaction to Gareth Southgate's decision to leave him out of the England squad to travel to the World Cup this summer.

Look: The frustrated faces of Olivier Giroud v Albania

With France struggling, again, to score goals and relying on a late winner, it was a frustrating night for Olivier Giroud against Albania on Wednesday.

Arsenal stars sending support to England Ladies

by Lewis Ambrose As I'm sure you're aware by now, the England Women's team are in the World Cup semi-finals. In case anybody is wondering coverage...

England Women u17s qualify for the World Cup

England u17s have won the Euro 2017 third-place play-off and therefore qualified for the FIFA 2016 u17 WWC to be played in Jordan from...

Video: Arsenal’s international round-up: Özil scores and assists in Germany win

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil impressed once again, scoring and assisting a goal as his side enjoyed a 6-0 win over Norway.

Arsenal midfielder named in England's World Cup squad

Arsenal youngster Emile Smith-Rowe has been named in England's squad for the u17 World Cup.

2 match ban a possibility as FIFA start proceedings against Arsenal...

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
FIFA have opened up disciplinary proceedings after Granit Xhaka celebrated his goal against Serbia by making a two-headed eagle gesture with his hands.

No Ramsey, no party – Wales crash out of Euros v...

Aaron Ramsey's yellow card against Belgium proved incredibly costly.

Joachim Low explains how Mesut Ozil reacted to being dropped

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 23: Mesut Oezil of Germany sit on the team bench during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Germany and Sweden at Fisht Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Joachim Low has revealed he received a ‘great reaction’ from Mesut Ozil after the German was dropped for their group game against Sweden.

Ospina makes wondersave as Colombia beat USA

David Ospina and Colombia defeated the USA 1-0 in the Copa America third-place playoff which was played in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Arsenal midfielder assists and reaches international milestone

Aaron Ramsey won his 50th Wales cap on Saturday night during the Red Dragons' 1-0 win over Georgia.

Mesut Ozil issues cutting response to teammate's criticism

Mesut Ozil has, apparently, growled a response when asked about Jerome Boateng’s comments that claimed Germany were not good enough in the final third during their goalless draw with Poland on Thursday night.

Arsenal striker motivated by dream of international glory

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be struggling to find form but he is still looking forward to representing France at Euro 2016 this summer.

Long read: Explaining where accusations of England World Cup arrogance come...

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11: An England fan enjoys the pre match atmosphere during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
After crashing out of the World Cup, England have faced global accusations of arrogance but England fans can't quite grasp why that might be. Let me try to explain it...

Has VAR already modified players’ behaviour at the World Cup?

SAMARA, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: The VAR red card review message is seen on the scoreboars during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at Samara Arena on June 17, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
After 11 games, it is interesting to note that discipline records are very good at the 2018 World Cup. Is that due to VAR or the referees leniency with regards to the rules on yellow and red cards?

Alexis Sanchez speaks up ahead of Uruguay clash

Alexis Sanchez
There's been a lot of media attention on Alexis Sanchez recently.

Quick watch: New Arsenal striker scores again in Rio

Takuma Asano isn't letting Serge Gnabry steal all the Arsneal headlines from the Olympics as he grabbed his second of the tournament with another lovely takent effort.

Alexandre Lacazette explains how France can win the World Cup

Alexandre Lacazette thinks the French national side have the ingredients to go all the way in the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer.

World Cup Group A and B round up

by Sylvain Jamet in Canada There is a huge contrast between Group A and B in term of goals. Group A currently have only four goals,...

Watch: Arsenal thump Scotland as Giroud answers critics

A brace from Olivier Giroud and another from Laurent Koscielny saw France defeat Scotland 3-0 as they get ready to host the Euros that get underway on Friday.

Mustafi highlights importance of concentration until final whistle

Shkodran Mustafi
After Germany's 2-0 win over Northern Ireland during their World Cup Qualifier, Shkodran Mustafi, who came on in the 69th minute, hailed their performance.

Arsenal star features in 2-1 Germany loss

The Arsenal centre-back, Josephine Henning. was given her first start in the competition, but was withdrawn at half-time making way for Annike Krahn as Germany were defeated 2-1 by Canada.

Underfire Arsenal German admits World Cup selection unlikely

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal reacts after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Shkodran Musatfi does not expect to be selected for the World Cup according to a report from Germany this morning.

Watch: New Arsenal striker scores in goal crazy game

Takuma Asano got his Olympics off to a great start with a goal against Nigeria in their opener.

Rosicky sets new record as Czechs struggle against Spain

To the surprise of Arsenal fans everywhere, and half of Spain, Hector Bellerin was named on the bench while Juanfran was handed a start for their first game of the tournament.

Arsenal star: I don't want to prove myself

Mesut Ozil has hit back at his critics who have recently decided to regurgitate the 'body language' spiel.

Wenger meets with Nigeria coach to discuss Iwobi

Alex Iwobi of interest to Genort Rohr
Arsene Wenger has reportedly met with Genort Rohr of Nigeria to discuss their use of Alex Iwobi in their game against Algeria on 12 November.

Look: Arsenal man plays with injury, still beats everyone

Alexis Sanchez had to leave a Chile training session on Sunday before the Copa America final and it appeared the forward was still carrying his injury, despite featuring and winning!

Watch: Arsenal new boy makes stunning pass

It's understandable that, until we get to see Granit Xhaka play for Arsenal next season, Gooners everywhere are going to be on #XhakaWatch over the course of Euro 2016.

Arsenal forward scores four goals on international duty

Eddie Nketiah bagged four goals for the England u19s against the Faroe Islands.

Pussy Riot members jailed for World Cup protest

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Pitch invaders are chased by security staff during the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)
Four members of Pussy Riot who invaded the pitch during the World Cup final on Sunday have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.

Granit Xhaka defiant after penalty miss - I'll still step up!

Granit Xhaka has no plans to shirk his penalty taking responsibilities despite missing for his country and costing them a place in the quarter finals in France.

Arsenal man congratulates teammate on huge victory

Mesut Ozil took to Twitter to congratulate Arsenal teammate, Alexis Sanchez, on his Copa America win.

FIFA announces shortlists for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 awards

by Sylvain Jamet The FIFA WWC 2015 tournament is ending on Sunday the fifth of July and FIFA have just announced the shortlists for the...

Coleman ready to risk Aaron Ramsey’s fitness

Chris Coleman is set to start Aaron Ramsey for Wales against Serbia on Saturday.

Four Arsenal stars feature for countries while others watch from bench

Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Shkodran Mustafi and Mesut Ozil both got minutes for their respective countries on Tuesday evening, while Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs were unused substitutes.

England u17s reach the World Cup quarter-final with five Arsenal players

England u17s are through to the FIFA u17 WWC following their 2-1 win against Brazil.

Olivier Giroud gets Deschamps backing

Something that has remained in tact this season, no matter what was being written about him in the press, is Didier Deschamps' unwavering faith in Olivier Giroud.

Wenger tips Liverpool man to light up Euro 2016

With the season almost over, attention is beginning to turn to Euro 2016, which will take place in France this summer.

This is the reason why Arsenal 28-year-old missed training while on...

Alexis Sanchez sat out of Chile's training session on Monday with a thigh injury.

In photos: Alexis captains Chile for the first time

Alexis Sanchez was handed the captain's armband for his country's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia.

Who will go through? World Cup last 16 preview

by Sylvain Jamet The FIFA Women's World Cup  knock-out stage is upon us and there are some big games straight into the last 16 round...

Wednesday recap: Fixture list, Mkhitaryan, Euros and more

Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.

Arsenal boys suffer Euro disappointment

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny suffered a huge disappointment at the hands of Portugal in the Euro final.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).

Arsenal keeper ready to set new record on Friday

Petr Cech will become the most capped player in Czech history should he play in their friendly against Malta on Friday.

Arsenal star dropped from France team to face Colombia

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on as Laurent Koscielny leaves the pitch injured during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Arsenal and AC Milan at Emirates Stadium on March 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Laurent Koscielny won't play against Colombia on Friday night thanks a hip problem, but the France national team hope to see him return to face Russia next Tuesday, according to local media.

Alexis, Ospina & Iwobi – Arsenal International watch

Alexis Sanchez
Which Arsenal players have been in action while on international duty so far?

Podcast: Bye-bye Messi and Ronaldo – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Saturday. France v Argentina and Uruguay v Portugal both feature. Anita also previews Sunday's games which feature Spain (Nacho Monreal) v Russia and Croatia v Denmark.

Wilshere makes Euro squad

Jack Wilshere has been named in the England squad for Euro 2016 and looks set to end the summer having played considerably more minutes for his country than his club.

Versatile 25-year-old Dutch midfielder 'proud' to wear the Arsenal shirt

Danielle van de Donk
With just over two weeks until the start of the UEFA Women's European Championships in Holland, Arsenal midfielder Danielle van De Donk has answered questions regarding both club and country.

Controversial call sees Arsenal midfielder through to World Cup

The controversial penalty awarded to Switzerland against Northern Ireland on Thursday has proven to be massively important after a 0-0 draw in Basel on Sunday evening.

Watch: Arsenal midfielder key for country, scores beautiful goal and wins...

Aaron Ramsey was Wales' key man in his country's 3-0 win against Russia.

Ospina save helps Colombia beat hosts USA

David Ospina might not be an Arsenal player for much longer but the shot-stopper was in fine form for his country as they defeated USA 2-0 in the opening game of this year's Copa America.

Euro 2016 edges further away for Arsenal star

A 0-0 draw against Israel sees Aaron Ramsey's Wales miss out on Euro 2016 qualification. Rambo started for Wales in the Group B stalemate, which...

Watch: Arsenal man - 'We've made a statement'

Aaron Ramsey put in a proper shift, once again, against Russia on Monday night.

Alexis named MOTM as Chile knock out Ospina’s Colombia to make...

Alexis Sanchez was named Man of the Match as Chile beat Colombia 2-0 to book a place in the Copa America final.

Arsenal midfielder to undergo tests to determine injury severity

Mohamed Elneny
Mohamed Elneny will undergo tests in the ‘coming days' after the midfielder picked up a calf strain that ruled him out of Egypt’s 1-0 win over Morocco in the AFCON quarter final.

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should care about Euro 2016

A summer without the Premier League doesn't have to be football-less doom and gloom. Unless that's what you want, that is.

Podcast: In defence of Neymar – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Monday. Brazil v Mexico and Belgium v Japan both feature. Anita also previews Tuesday's games which feature Sweden v Switzerland and England (Danny Welbeck) v Colombia (David Ospina).

Arsenal at the World Cup: Who should you be supporting?

It’s nearly that time again. The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with the first match taking place on the 14th of June between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Is ambitious Chambers getting enough playing time at Arsenal?

Struggling for minutes at Arsenal but playing regularly for England u21s, what next for Calum Chambers? So far this season Chambers has played just 324...

Arsenal midfielder insists he is fit for Euro 2016 as he...

After finally featuring heavily in an Arsenal game at the weekend, Jack Wilshere is hoping England boss Roy Hodgson names him in his Euro 2016 squad next week.

Confederations Cup round-up: How did Chile and Portugal fare in the...

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile reach the Confederations Cup at the expense of Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

Podcast: Xhaka booms again – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Friday. Brazil v Costa Rica (Joel Campbell), Nigeria (Alex Iwobi) v Iceland, and Serbia v Switzerland (Granit Xhaka, Stephan Lichtsteiner) all feature. 

England squad numbers for World Cup announced

The England squad numbers for the World Cup have been revealed. As usual with the England managers, it should give us a good indication on...

Arsenal's Chamberlain ready for career-defining moment

by Lewis Ambrose As a goalkeeper there is nowhere to hide, so you can barely imagine how Siobhan Chamberlain felt in the early hours of...

Xhaka helps Switzerland make history

Granit Xhaka lined up alongside former Arsenal man Johan Djourou (Senderos was not included) as they defeated his brother’s Albania in the second game of this year’s Euros.

These twelve Arsenal players have been called up for international duty

In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.

Watch: Rosicky scores blinding volley while Cech concedes poor goal

Petr Cech played in goal for the Czech Republic as they defeated Russia 2-1 in Innsbruck.

Walcott and Szczesny benched before Theo out-Theos himself

Wojciech Szczesny watched on from the bench as Poland drew while Theo Walcott was a second half substitute, brought on by Big Sam in his first match as England manager.

Ramsey assists give Wales a semi

Wales kept their Euro fairytale alive with a brilliant win over one of the pre-tournament favourites, sending Belgium home and themselves into the semi-finals.

Aaron Ramsey gets new hair colour ahead of Euros

Alex Song claims his wife once told him to dye his hair blonde so he would stand out more on the pitch (she should have told him to be better at football as that would have worked too) and it seems as if Aaron Ramsey has followed suit.

Mustafi has his say on the rumours linking Sanchez to a...

Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi has stated his desire to see Alexis Sánchez stay at the club amid speculation surrounding the Chilean's future.

Transfer boost for Arsenal as Chilean legend insists Alexis is happy

With contract talks pending and rumours circulating, Arsenal fans will be glad to hear that one of Chile's favourite sons believes Alexis Sánchez is happy in north London.

Watch: Arsenal star scores stunning volley during huge Copa America win

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile to a 4-2 win over Panama in Copa America on Tuesday night.

Podcast: World Cup roundup featuring Arsenal updates

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol will bring you a daily roundup of all the action. In this first podcast of our summer series, Anita recaps day one and two of the tournament, with a focus on Arsenal’s interest at the tournament.

Watch: Arsenal men shine as Gunners continue Euro domination

Olivier Giroud, take a bow. The Frenchman was crucial in his country's 5-2 quarter-final win over Iceland, bagging two goals and an assist.

Arsenal man booed by furious fans

Olivier Giroud was reportedly booed leaving the France national team's hotel on Monday.

Arsenal goalkeeper picks up injury on international duty

Arsenal Ladies goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal has left the Netherlands training camp ahead of international friendly fixtures against Japan and Austria.

Watch: Arsenal youngster delivers Ozil-like assist as ex-Gunner misses penalty

Hector Bellerin provided a silky assist during Spain's u21 match against Sweden, while ex-Arsenal youngster, Kristoffer Olsson, missed a penalty.

Arsenal star picks up yellow card, loses with national team again

Alexis Sanchez featured for Chile on Wednesday and, unfortunately for him, his national team lost yet again, this time 1-0 to Mexico.

German 25-year-old defender: When I got the call, I didn't wait

Shkodran Mustafi has revealed some insight into how he was feeling about an unexpected role within Germany's World Cup-winning team of 2014.

Watch: Arsenal starlets mess around on plane

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding appear the have formed a strong bond while away with the England u21s.

Arsene Wenger will be furious to see this player picking up...

Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal forward Alexis Sánchez has shown off his badly-swollen ankle after an important substitute appearance during Chile's Confederations Cup fixture against Cameroon.

Arsenal to lose battling midfielder for up to five weeks

Arsenal will have to do without Mohamed Elneny in January as Egypt head to the Africa Cup of Nations just about when Arsenal’s injury crisis should be in full swing.

Bellerin gets third cap in poor Spain defeat

Hector Bellerin was a halftime substitute in Spain’s last game before the Euros but could not stop his side losing, embarrassingly, to Georgia.

Bellerín hails Cech, Rosicky, speaks about call up

Hector Bellerín has told UEFA that he would not have believed it possible that he would be at the Euros and that he found out he was included in the provisional squad through a relative who saw it on TV.

Arsenal's new striker sees perfectly good goal not given in 'shock'...

Takuma Asano had to watch on as a he scored a perfectly good goal for Japan that was not given as the officials did not think it crossed the line.

Arsenal make enquiry for Belgian, player immediately gets injured

Arsenal only have to look in the direction of a player and his leg will fall off (watch out, Jamie!) and it seems that this is exactly what has happened within hours of being linked with a £19.2m move for Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco.

Arsenal defender says the team want to build on good performances

by Nia Griffiths England defender Alex Scott has been speaking about the team's potential while away on national duty. The full-back made the team's intentions clear...

Campbell claims assist as Costa Rica win

Joel Campbell grabbed an assist for his country as they beat Venezuela 2-1. Watch the highlights here.

Mesut Ozil's father encourages him to quit after latest attack

The President of the German Football Association (DFB) has demanded that Mesut Ozil explain why he met with Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the World Cup as the Arsenal man continues to be targeted after his country’s failings in Russia and his father says he should quit the national team.

Watch: Was Arsenal man at fault for this goal?

Wojciech Szczesny played for Poland against the Netherlands on Wednesday night; his national team lost 2-1 but was the goalkeeper at fault?

Ozil’s first assist of the season is a record-breaker

Mesut Ozil's assist for Germany on Saturday set a new record

Alexis Sanchez press conference in full

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Alexis Sanchez spoke to the press after winning Man of the Match for Chile's 1-1 draw against Germany in the Confederations Cup.

AFCON final report: Elneny scores but Cameroon break Egyptian hearts

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
Mohamed Elneny broke the deadlock with a clever finish from close-range but ended up with a runners-up medal as Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar broke Egyptian hearts minutes before extra time beckoned.

Tuesday recap: Is the chase for Morata over?

Here's a look at what happened in the Goonerverse on Tuesday.

Photo: Two Arsenal men spotted training for country

Theo Walcott
Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott have obviously buddied up while away training with the England team.

Tomas Rosicky confirms future plans after leaving Arsenal

Tomas Rosicky will not be hanging up his boots despite leaving Arsenal and heading to the Euros without a club.

Giroud assists France into the quarter finals

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured for France as they beat Ireland 2-1 to seal their place in the quarter-finals, with Oli putting in a great shift.

Arsenal 24-year-old named Player of the Year

Granit Xhaka has been voted as Switzerland's Player of the Year. 

Player focus: Arsenal man solid but could he do more?

Laurent Koscielny
France were held to a poor 0-0 draw against Switzerland on Sunday night but still finished top of Group A, which was the main target. Laurent Koscielny started the game and played 90 minutes.

Arsenal star made captain of his country

Alexis Sanchez has been made captain of Chile for the first time, a move that has left him feeling ‘very motivated’ according to those close to him.

Manchester United star: This Arsenal man won't let you down

Wayne Rooney, Jack Wilshere
Wayne Rooney has returned the favour and heaped praise onto England team-mate, Jack Wilshere.

Ramsey warns Wales will be “dangerous” at Euros

Wales lost 2-0 in Bosnia on Saturday evening, but midfielder Aaron Ramsey was still celebrating at the final whistle. Cyprus beat Israel in the European...

International watch: 3 in action for Arsenal

Three players featured for their respective countries on international duty, representing Arsenal.

Saturday recap – England go Spursy, Rodriguez goes to Arsenal?

Everything worth talking about from Saturday.

Hodgson explains choosing former Tottenham man over Walcott

A provisional England squad for Euro 2016 was announced on Monday morning and, despite an injury for Danny Welbeck, Theo Walcott didn't receive a call-up.

Quiz: Guess the player

If you have a bit of some to kill between Euro 2016 matches, Paddy Power has come up with a nifty 'guess the player' game.

Tottenham player gets England call ahead of Jack Wilshere

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks has received an England call-up ahead of Jack Wilshere.

‘They deserve it’ – Ozil sends classy message to France

Mesut Ozil has once again shown why he's a class above the rest by writing a heart-felt, touching caption on Instagram.

Holding relaxed ahead of the U21 European Championships: “I sleep like...

Arsenal defender Rob Holding says he's relaxed ahead of the U21 European Championships with England in Poland.

Arsenal star dropped from Germany squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Joachim Löw has left Shkodran Mustafi out of his Germany squad for the international break, replacing him with Matias Ginter and Marvin Plattenhardt.

International round-up: Arsenal trio feature for France, Welbeck scores for England,...

Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.

Arsenal youngster scores screamer during international match (video)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored for England's u20s against Brazil to draw his come country level.

Arsenal international roundup: Goals, assists, subs & divided opinion as 8...

Eight players across the club's various teams featured for their respective countries as the internationals continued. How did they fare?

11 new football rules you need to know ahead of the...

As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)

Arsenal man: This former Manchester United star isn't meeting expectations

Arsene Wenger has admitted that although Paul Pogba isn't currently meeting expectations with the France national team, his time will come.

Watch: Arsenal man tries extraordinary training technique

Petr Cech has shared a - quite frankly - genius training technique on his Twitter account.

Arsenal keeper ‘devastated’

by Lee Hurley Arsenal's Siobhan Chamberlain has revealed that she is 'devastated' after England were knocked out of the World Cup semi-final due to an injury...

Pussy Riot at the World Cup as Kylian Mbappe approves

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Pitch invaders are chased by security staff during the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)
The World Cup was disrupted on Sunday afternoon as activist group, Pussy Riot, invaded the pitch, but do you know who they are and what they were protesting?

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

Hector Bellerín benched as Spain win

Hector Bellerín and the rest of Spain's key players were rested after their midweek win over Portugal, as Albert Celades chose a second-string side for their slender 1-0 victory over Serbia.

Monday recap: The Arsenal rumour mill kicks back into gear

Despite it being quiet on the news front, the rumour mill has started spinning again and it's been spitting out some familiar names.

Arsenal and Liverpool stars get international call up

Sari van Veenendaal
Arsenal’s goalkeeper, Sari Van Veenendaal, has been called up for the Netherland’s upcoming friendly game against Belgium on 24 November.

2017 European Championships: Austria and France win in Group C

Austria and France opened their Euros with narrow wins against Switzerland and Iceland.

Jordan Nobbs talks domestic achievements, Euro aspirations and progression in Women’s...

Ahead of this summer's 2017 UEFA Women's Championships, Kick it Out attended England's media afternoon to interview ambassadors Jordan Nobbs and Toni Duggan.

These are the nine Arsenal players currently away in the international...

Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.

Watch: Ozil starts as Germany beat Hungary

Mesut Ozil started for Germany on Saturday as they defeated Hungary 2-0 in preparation for the Euros.

Ozil delighted as he shines again for Germany

Mesut Ozil started and played a part in two of Germany's three goals as they beat Norway on Sunday evening 3-0.

Video: International round-up: Lacazette nets twice, Iwobi scores a worldy and...

Alex Iwobi, Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette were all involved in the goals on Tuesday for their respective countries, which hopefully bodes well ahead of the North London derby on Saturday.

Manager puts his faith in Arsenal youngster for Euros after Spain...

It looks as if Spanish national team manager, Vicente del Bosque, has put his faith in Hector Bellerin after the 21-year-old made his first appearance for the senior squad on Sunday.

Bellerin and Gnabry wish each other luck ahead of U21 Euro...

Hector Bellerin and Serge Gnabry have both wished each other luck ahead of the u21's Euro Final on Friday evening.

Arsenal man on France goal - 'I know what it's like...

Laurent Koscielny has spoken to the French media following France's 3-0 win over Scotland and admitted that he's happy with his contribution.

Spain manager says he snubbed Cazorla and Chelsea star for the...

Despite playing a large role in qualifying, Santo Cazorla has not made the Spain squad for Euro 2016.

Arsenal star posts picture from France dressing room after World Cup...

Laurent Koscielny celebrated in the France dressing room after his country collected their second World Cup trophy.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Arsenal star helps Germany through to final (video)

After scoring six goals in four appearances, if you were going to put money on one player to score to put Germany through the final of the Olympic's football tournament, it would be Serge Gnabry.

Arsenal players and the Euro's

With the international break in full swing, we thought it timely to take a look at Arsenal players in and how they got on in Euro 2012.

England manager says he's glad to have Arsenal 26-year-old back

Gareth Southgate says he is glad to have Danny Welbeck back in the national team squad, after the Arsenal striker scored England's third against Malta on Friday.

Serge Gnabry: It makes me very happy

Serge Gnabry has said he was ‘very happy’ to score for Germany against Mexico in their Rio Olympics opener as the sides drew 2-2.

Arsenal man leads national team to Euro 2016

On Sunday, Petr Cech captained the Czech Republic's 2-1 win over Latvia, which saw them through to Euro 2016. Holland's 3-0 loss to Turkey means that the...

Watch: Arsenal star impresses in training for national team

Jack Wilshere has been looking lively in England training this week and by 'lively' I mean he's still in one piece.

Arsenal youngster: I'm here as long as the coach wants me,...

Hector Bellerin has spoken about what an honour it is to represent Spain at the Euros this summer.

Germany manager makes remarkable Mesut Ozil admission

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Germany’s General Manager, Oliver Bierhoff has said that Mesut Ozil should have been dropped from the Germany team ahead of the World Cup after meeting with Turkey president, Recep Ergodan.

Arsenal's French defender ruled out of Euro 2016

French defender Mathieu Debuchy has been ruled out of Euro 2016 with a thigh injury just hours before Didier Deschamps names his France squad.

FIFA open proceedings against Mexico for homophobic chants

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Mexico are facing punishment from FIFA for the homophobic chanting of their fans at the World Cup in Russia

Arsenal 25-year-old helps national team end 27-year wait to reach World...

Mohamed Elneny's assist helped Egypt qualify for their first World Cup since 1990.

8 Arsenal players get senior international call-ups

Mesut Ozil
Several Arsenal players will be in action during the international break

Szczesny maturing nicely as Poland overcome stubborn Northern Ireland

Wojciech Szczesny started in goal for Poland as they beat a stubborn Northern Ireland on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal man finally gets Spain call up

Nacho Monreal has been drafted in by Spain after Jordi Alba had to withdraw from the squad with injury after their 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin.

Arsenal duo attempt guessing game with hilarious results

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Calum Chambers and Rob Holding recently took part in FATV's 'Who's Who' game for their YouTube channel and let's just say they're lucky they're nice lads.

Weekend recap: Arsenal players paying the penalty + Lukaku and more

Before I start this I’m going to be honest – I couldn’t have cared less about what was going on in the world of...

Watch: Arsenal man poor for country, misplaces 8 passes

Jack Wilshere was given his first start of the Euros against Slovakia and his lack of playing time showed.

Manager says his team would be better if he had this...

Kosovo manager Bernard Challandes says he doesn't have enough quality in his squad at the moment, and it would be much easier if the likes of Granit Xhaka played for them instead.

Olivier Giroud injury update

Olivier Giroud will be fit to face Ireland in the last 16 of the Euros after being ‘manipulated’ by physios.

The five Arsenal players hoping to earn an England call-up for...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Gareth Southgate is about to make his selection for the England squad, ahead of the World Cup qualifiers at the start of next month, and there are five Arsenal players hoping to get the nod.

Arsenal forward picks up thigh injury on international duty

Olivier Giroud managed to pick up a thigh injury while playing for France during their 2-0 friendly win over Wales on Friday.

Podcast: Blame Mesut Ozil anyway – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Saturday. Belgium v Tunisia, South Korea v Mexico and Germany (Mesut Ozil) v Sweden all feature.

Joel Campbell undergoes medical tests ahead of CONCACAF Gold Cup

Arsenal and Costa Rica winger Joel Campbell was in a playful mood after a series of medical tests were conducted on him and seven other players ahead of the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup in July.

Arsene Wenger delivers concerning injury update: Three Arsenal players won't go...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that three Arsenal players won't be going on international duty for their respective countries.

Arsenal midfielder names the goal which gave him one of the...

Alex Iwobi says scoring the winning goal against Zambia is one of the greatest feelings of his career so far.

Ankle injury could rule Arsenal midfielder out of England match

Midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles is a doubt ahead of England’s Toulon Tournament opener tonight, having picked up an ankle injury in Friday’s U20 World Cup victory over South Korea.

Arsenal player suffers serious injury on international duty

Joel Campbell has pulled out of the Gold Cup after suffering a knee injury in Costa Rica's game against Canada.

World Cup Group E and F round up

by Sylvain Jamet in Moncton, Canada We have made it to the final games of Matchday 1. Top seeded teams France and Brazil won their first...

Two Arsenal players included in England squad, one of them ridiculous

Jack Wilshere has been called into the England squad after completing 90 minutes for Bournemouth a few times.

Xhaka’s mum wears shirt supporting both sons as they play each...

Mama Xhaka opted for a shirt that blended both national flags of her sons in a manner reminiscent of half-and-half scarves.

Arsenal legend: England don't want Arsene Wenger

After England's embarrassing 2-1 defeat and elimination from the Euros at the hands of little ol' Iceland, and Roy Hodgson's resulting resignation, talk turned to who will take over; Ian Wright wasn't impressed with one particular name thrown into the hat.

Report: Liverpool offer Vardy higher wages than Arsenal but set to...

Liverpool have reportedly offered Jamie Vardy £140k per week which is £20k more than Arsenal but look set to come unstuck as his release clause is only available to clubs in the Champions League.

Arsenal midfielder recounts the historic goal he scored for the national...

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he almost cried after scoring his historic goal for Nigeria last month.

Bellerin loses to Germany in final

Mitchell Weiser's first-half header proved pivotal in helping Germany prevail over Spain during Friday's u21 European Championship final.

Five of Arsenal man's oddest fashion choices

Hector Bellerin
After Hector Bellerin (and Aaron Ramsey) were selected for Vogue's most stylish footballers at the Euros feature, we thought we'd take a look at some of the Spaniard's 'bolder' looks.

Alexis Sanchez forced out of training with injury ahead of Copa...

Alexis Sanchez was forced to withdraw from training on Saturday after he was injured in a collision with teammate Enzo Roco.

Jamie Vardy ‘It’s easy to shut Arsenal transfer out’

Jamie Vardy has revealed that he has no problem ‘shutting out’ the transfer speculation surrounding his future as he concentrates on the Euros with England.

David Ornstein confirms Arsenal HAVE triggered Jamie Vardy release clause

If you thought Arsenal triggering Jamie Vardy's release clause was just one massive bit of banter, then hop off the banter bus because the Ornacle has spoken and it's true!

Mustafi plays as Germany's defence wobbles, Chambers helps England win

Shkodran Mustafi and Calum Chambers both started and played the full 90 minutes in narrow victories for their respective countries.

‘He’s top-class, he’ll do Arsenal a lot of good’

One of the most exciting things about this year’s Euros is watching Granit Xhaka knowing that he’s an Arsenal player and Johan Djourou has said he'll fit in just right at Arsenal.

Granit Xhaka ‘I will do whatever I can to play for...

Currently on international duty with Switzerland, it seems as if Granit Xhaka has issued a statement saying he will do whatever he can to get to play for Kosovo.

Full UEFA Nations League draw: England to face Spain in Group...

Gareth Southgate's England side were drawn in League A/Group 4 and will face Croatia & Spain. Group 1 features Netherlands, France & Germany. Ireland drew Wales in League B/Group 4.

Real Madrid defender hails Arsenal man after France win

Real Madrid defender, Raphaël Varane, hailed Laurent Koscielny's contribution to France's 1-0 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday night.

FIFA statement proves Granit Xhaka right after move blocked

FIFA have issued a statement clarifying the situation of players who wanted to play for Kosovo but had represented other nations and it has proven Granit Xhaka right in his assertion that they’ve blocked him from changing.

Arsenal target gives surprising update on Real Madrid talks

Arsenal target, Alvaro Morata, has spoken about Real Madrid's interest in buying him back and what he said might surprise you.

Arsenal international watch: 25-year-old suffers injury, while midfielder ends 27-year wait...

Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi picked up a potentially serious injury for Germany, while Mohamed Elneny helped Egypt make history in finally qualifying for the World Cup.

€50m Arsenal target says he wants move sealed before Euro 2016

Arsenal target Granit Xhaka has admitted on Wednesday he is eager to learn where his future lies.

Euro 2017 qualifying group draw

The draw was made for the Women's 2017 Euro's on Monday. The tournament will be held in the Netherlands and it will be the first...

Monday recap: Alexis love, Xhaka in London, Lacazette + more

Daily Cannon spent Monday basking in the ambiance of Alexis Sanchez's Copa America win with Chile, as well as sifting through the usual gossip.

Arsenal goalscorer delighted for England

After scoring a brace for England on Saturday, Theo Walcott revealed he's delighted to help his national team qualify for Euro 2016. A 6-0 win...

Wenger: ‘Talented’ Payet too inconsistent for Arsenal (and he’s right)

Despite scoring two goals in as many games in Euro 2016, Arsene Wenger insists that Dimitri Payet hasn't always been this consistent.

Arsenal star an unused sub as Germany qualify for Gold medal...

The Arsenal centre back was again an unused sub and has not seen much game time in the tournament but will come back with at least a silver medal.

Arsenal pair punished by FIFA

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner escaped with fines after they were charged with ‘provoking the general public’ following their goal celebrations against Serbia and a complaint by the Serbian FA.

Wilshere rusty while Ramsey does Arsenal proud

Jack Wilshere got a rusty run-out for England v Slovakia, while Aaron Ramsey was Wales' key player against Russia.

Latest: Vardy got on the plane but decision WILL happen today...

David Ornstein, a.k.a. The Ornacle, hath spoken once again and he is standing by the claim that Jamie Vardy will reach a decision on whether he joins Arsenal or not later today (Monday).

Mesut Ozil gets international call-up while 2 first team Arsenal players...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil has been called-up for Germany's upcoming international games but it was a different story for two other Arsenal players.

Arsenal international roundup: Young Gun bags hat-trick, Ozil assists and 26-year-old...

Several Arsenal players were in action for their respective countries on Friday 1 September; here's how they got on.

German Arsenal star wins gold in Rio Olympics

Arsenal's centre-back, Josephine Henning, will come back to the club with an unexpected gold medal as Germany beat Sweden 2-1 in the Olympic final on Friday.

Watch: Giroud shoves West Ham man to the ground after he...

Dimitri Payet left the pitch in tears on Friday night as he was subbed having won the opening game for France with an absolute screamer. So how did Olivier say thank you to his team mate?

Cech: I can’t stop goals with my [genius] IQ

Petr Cech has said that being a genius does not help him in football as he can't stop goals with his IQ.

Paul Merson believes England desperately need this Arsenal player's creativity

Paul Merson believes England are in desperate need of Jack Wilshere and Adam Lallana's creativity. 

Wilshere set for Euros in crazy decision

According to Reuters, Jack Wilshere is confident that he will be included in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the Euro’s this summer despite only playing six minutes of competitive football this season.

Arsenal midfielder picks up ankle injury with England

Ainsley Maitland-Niles started but played just under 30 minutes of England u20s' 1-0 win over South Korea in their FIFA u20 World Cup group stage fixture.

Why Wales manager is a hypocrite to hit out at Arsenal...

Chris Coleman has hit out at Arsene Wenger for selecting Aaron Ramsey against Liverpool which saw the midfielder pick up an injury that has ruled him out for Wales’ upcoming international game (and, you know, some games for the club that actually pays his wages).

Thursday recap: What’s up with Wilshere? + Mkhitaryan, Ozil + BBC...

Another day, another load of Euro action.

Alexis suffers shock defeat with Chile

Alexis Sanchez was helpless to stop his side lose 2-1 against Jamaica in a friendly in the early hours of Saturday morning ahead of the Copa America Centenario.

‘I wasn’t surprised Iwobi did that’ says manager

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi wowed football this week with his rainbow flick for Nigeria in the game against Algeria, but his manager, Gernot Rohr, was not surprised.

Arsenal man involved in humiliating Euro result

Iceland have knocked England out of the Euros and progressed to the quarter-finals.

24-year-old Arsenal man handed captain's armband

Granit Xhaka captained Switzerland for the first time during his country's 2-1 win over Andorra on Monday night.

Wenger backs Walcott to make World Cup, but will he really?

Arsene Wenger backs Theo Walcott to make England's World Cup squad next year but will he really?

Arsenal target shines while youngster is benched for Spain

Hector Bellerin was on the bench for the entire match... again.

Three Arsenal players start as England make World Cup last 16

by Sylvain Jamet in Canada Mark Sampson's England Women's team made it to the last 16 by beating Colombia 2-1 and will now meet a...

Idiotic fans overshadow brilliant Czech draw v Croatia

A last minute penalty meant the Czech Republic managed to earn a point when no one thought they could.

Koscielny: I have a harder job at Arsenal than France

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny gave a long interview to l'Equipe prior to the 2016 Euros that the English media have only just picked up, here are some bits about defensive work and positioning.

Ahead of the World Cup, Arsenal star misses training with muscle...

Spain's Ignacio Monreal attend a training session of Spain's football national team at the Spanish Football Federation's 'Ciudad del Futbol' in Las Rozas, near Madrid on May 29, 2018. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Nacho Monreal has picked up a muscle injury and missed Spain's latest training session.

Albanian Prime Minister opens bank account to help Arsenal star

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama speaks during a meeting on Western Balkans in Paris on May 29, 2018. (Photo by BERTRAND GUAY / AFP)
The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, has opened a bank account so that he can contribute to the fines picked up by Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri.

Walcott in England squad, Wilshere and Ox out

Sam Allardyce has called Theo Walcott into his first England squad but has left Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxalde-Chamberlain out.

Look: Arsenal player reveals nasty injury

Wojciech Szczesny has received ultimately lad™ points after showing off his rather nasty-looking bruise on Instagram.

Podcast: I’m still a bit drunk! World Cup Daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Sunday. Spain (Nacho Monreal) v Russia and Croatia, Anita's home country, v Denmark both feature so you can imagine how hungover she is. Anita also previews Monday's games which feature Brazil v Mexico and Belgium v Japan.

4 Arsenal young stars get the nod for u21 European Championships

Rob Holding
The UEFA U21 European Championships in Poland begins in seven days, and Arsenal will have four representatives from three different countries at the summer tournament.

Watch: Arsenal starlet captains side and makes unreal run for assist

Ainsley Maitland-Niles provided a brilliant assist for the England u20s on Monday against USA's u20s.

Giroud: Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal, he’s a fantastic player

Olivier Giroud has confirmed that Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal in the world’s worst kept secret.

'This star is the best no.10' - Arsenal legend agrees with...

After Germany's 3-0 win over Slovakia in the Euros on Sunday, Ian Wright revealed that he would have loved to play with Mesut Ozil and that he believes the midfielder can be the best no. 10 in the world.

Arsenal keeper plays as Manchester City keeper gets injured

David Ospina played a full match for Colombia against Chile as Manchester City's goalkeeper managed to pick up a dead leg.

Ramsey and Wales get lucky against Northern Ireland

Aaron Ramsey has made it through to the quarter-finals of the Euros with Wales but they needed an own goal to seal the win over Northern Ireland.

FIFA WWC Canada: England v France preview

by Sylvain Jamet, reporting from Moncton, NB Canada The group opener between France and England will be a heavyweight contest and should decide who tops the...

Arsenal fan hate figure remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud
It seems that former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud, despite the striker having a solid Euro 2016 tournament.

Video: Arsenal youngster scores 2 as England win 4-0

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Stephy Mavididi took advantage of the break from club football to score a brace for the England u20s against the Czech Republic.

Love Arsenal? World Cup Daily podcast with Arsenal roundup

In this latest roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Tuesday. Colombia (Ospina) v Japan, Poland (Woj) v Senegal and Russia v Egypt (Elneny) all feature. Anita also previews Wednesday's matches which feature Portugal v Morocco, Uruguay (Torreira) v Saudi Arabia, and Iran v Spain (Monreal).

How Arsenal can defy Chile over Alexis Sanchez and the China...

News that Chile have been invited to a tournament in China in January 2017 was not well received by the Arsenal fans, but it looks like Alexis will not be involved according to the FIFA rules.

Sanchez impresses off the bench as Chile see past Cameroon

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez inspired Chile to victory over Cameroon in their opening Confederations Cup group game, coming off the bench at 0-0 and leading a second-half revival at the Otkrytiye Arena.

Senior international: I will start after the holidays at Arsenal

Switzerland's defender Stephan Lichtsteiner reacts after winning their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)
Stephan Lichtsteiner has admitted he doesn’t know if he will continue to play for his country after Switzerland were knocked out of the World Cup by Sweden.

Özil's dreams dashed by Germany boss

World Cup winner Mesut Özil tasted international success during last summer's tournament in Brazil, and now he wants more. The German playmaker is targeting another...

Bellerin’s Barcelona comments ripe for twisting – what he really said

Hector Bellerin has been speaking to the media in Spain and his comments have left enough space for just about every dodgy media outlet in the country to misrepresent them.

Arsenal player receives England call-up

Carla Humphrey has been called up for the training camp that will take place on the 18th and 19th January at St Georges Park. The...

Podcast: Yay for Croatia! World Cup daily roundup with Arsenal focus

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Thursday. Denmark v Australia, France v Peru and Argentina v Croatia, Anita's home country, all feature. Needless to say, she's a little excited by what happened against Lionel Messi & co.

Arsenal midfielder described as ‘playmaker with vision’ as he helps country...

Granit Xhaka won’t play in many easier matches than the one he took part in against Northern Ireland on Thursday night at the National Stadium in Belfast.

First World Cup Panini sticker revealed

FIFA have disclosed on their instagram page the first FIFA WWC 2015 sticker. Following a twitter vote England’s Jill Scott was chosen ahead of Marta...

Seven called up for the 2015 World Cup

A total of seven Arsenal players have been called up by their countries ahead of the 2015 World Cup in Canada this summer. Ignacio Querada...

Saturday Arsenal recap: One in, one out

Things have, perhaps not unexpectedly been a bit quite over the last few days. With no actual football to talk about and the UK tearing...

Watch: Arsenal goalkeeper and Real Madrid brother-in-law train

In case you didn't know, David Ospina and Real Madrid's James Rodriguez are related by marriage.

England's harrowing World Cup exit

England Women exited the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup with an unlucky and undeserved 2-1 semi-final defeat to holders Japan. They will contest the...

England boss says picking Wilshere was easy

Incredibly, the inclusion of Jack Wilshere in Roy Hodgson's Euro 2016 squad was met with some surprise and outrage.

Rated: Arsenal's 10 players in this summer's World Cup

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
This summer, Arsenal had 10 players participating in the World Cup, if you include new signing Lucas Torreira, so let's take a look at how they all got on.

Arsenal pass-master impresses again

It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.

Arsenal youngster expected to get surprise emergency World Cup call

Takuma Asano could get an unlikely call up to the Japan squad to replace Shinji Okazaki who picked up a calf injury.

Arsenal men edge closer to full fitness in World Cup stalemate

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured during France's 0-0 draw against Belarus on Tuesday night.

Arsenal fear 25-year-old could be out for some time after picking...

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi could be out of action for the long-term after being withdrawn with a suspected torn ligament in Germany’s World Cup qualifier with Azerbaijan.

Arsenal defender features in Germany fight back

The Arsenal defender was subbed on at half-time for Annike Krahn and took part in the fightback as Germany came from 2-0 down to get a 2-2 draw.

Quality international defender hails 'world class leadership' midfielder is learning at...

Granit Xhaka's Switzerland teammate Stephan Lichtsteiner believes that the midfielder has learned more responsibility and world class leadership skills at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger savages Manchester City star, calls for Tottenham man to...

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Kyle Walker of England during the England Media Access on June 22, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger believes that Kyle Walker should lose his place in the England starting lineup and that Gareth Southgate should turn to his former teammate at Tottenham, Eric Dier.

Arsenal's new signing charged by FIFA, faces significant ban

Switzerland's defender Stephan Lichtsteiner reacts after winning their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)
Stephan Lichtsteiner has also been charged by FIFA after he joined in with Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s double-headed eagle celebration.

Arsenal man: I'm not worried about who I play for next...

Following Poland's 2-1 loss to the Netherlands, Wojciech Szczesny admitted that he doesn't know if he will play in their next game and also claimed he's not worried about which club he plays for next season.

Arsenal 28-year-old hits back at his critics with this post on...

Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has hit back at journalists critical of his performance for the national team against Bolivia.

Ozil features on Kinder Egg ahead of Euros

Kinder have released some special edition eggs ahead of the Euros this summer and Mesut Ozil’s face is one of the players that they’ve chosen to feature.

Gnabry aiming for Olympic gold

Serge Gnabry is confident of sealing Germany’s place in the Olympic final when they face Nigeria at 8pm (UK) in Rio.

Arsene Wenger accuses England of not doing enough to keep Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger reckons England didn't push hard enough to secure Alex Iwobi when they had the chance.

Arsenal supporters won’t be pleased with the Chile manager’s comments on...

Alexis Sanchez
Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi says Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez is unaffected by the contract dispute going on and is “very happy”.

Arsenal man is key in France's opening win of Euro 2016

Olivier Giroud had a big hand to play in France's 2-1 win against Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016.

Arsenal's internationals: Alexis' Chile eliminated, Giroud enters France record books

There'll be no World Cup for Alexis Sanchez's Chile side, while Olivier Giroud became France's seventh all-time highest goalscorer.

Arsenal youngsters rewarded as 7 get England call

Arsenal have a total of seven players called up for England duty at various youth levels, as the young Gunners benefit from their recent senior match experiences.

Xhaka features as Switzerland make history, Iwobi assists for Nigeria

Granit Xhaka
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Thursday. Here's how they got on:

Podcast: Apparently Jesse Lingard and Harry Kane did something – World...

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Sunday. England (Danny Welbeck) v Panama, Japan v Senegal and Poland (Wojciech Szczesny) v Colombia (David Ospina) all feature.

Injured Arsenal and Manchester United men return to training

Olivier Giroud trained for France ahead of their last friendly before the Euros.

Mustafi benched as Germany make final to meet Chile

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Shkodran Mustafi was an unused substitute in Germany's 4-1 Confederation Cup win over Mexico on Thursday night.

Injury-prone Arsenal star: I'm not afraid

Jack Wilshere has shed light on some of his darker days on the sidelines, revealing that some days, he didn't feel like he'd ever be back but that's he's not afraid.

Bayern Munich back Wenger in condemning Chile over injured stars

Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez in training with Chile
Bayern Munich have become the latest to hit out at Chile for their insistence on using injured players after Arturo Vidal was stretchered off in the game against Colombia but looks set to feature against Uruguay.

Arsenal star: I knew straight away, I'm gutted

Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he has no complaints about the yellow card he received during Wales' 3-1 win against Belgium and that he knew straight away.

Watch: Arsenal forward's trickery wins late penalty that he scores to...

Joel Campbell won and scored an injury-time penalty to give Costa Rica a dramatic 4-3 win over Russia in a friendly that took place on Sunday.

Podcast: Xhaka and Lichtsteiner criticised – Arsenal World Cup daily round-up

In this third podcast of our summer World Cup series, Anita recaps day four of the action which featured Costa Rica (Joel Campbell) v Serbia, Germany (Mesut Ozil) v Mexico (Carlos Vela), and Brazil v Switzerland (Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner).

Podcast: France bore us all as Argentina find Manchester United hero...

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Tuesday. Australia v Peru, Denmark v France, Iceland v her home nation, Croatia, and Nigeria (Alex Iwobi) v Argentina all feature. Anita also previews Wednesday's matches which feature Mexico v Sween, South orea v Germany (Mesut Ozil), Serbia v Brazil and Switzerland (Granit Xhaka, Stephan Lichtsteiner) v Costa Rica (Joel Campbell).

Wilshere makes England squad, Gibbs and Walcott miss out

Jack Wilshere is the only Arsenal player to make Roy Hodgson's England squad for Euro 2016 this summer.

Arsenal midfielder crucial in England's win v Portugal

England beat Portugal 1-0 on Thursday night thanks to a Chris Smalling goal... you heard.

French fan reaction: The World Cup didn't go 'home', it went...

The World Cup is back in France, 20 years after the 1998 home win and now France have a second star on their shirt.

Szczesny watches on as Poland lose on penalties

A Wojciech Szczesny-less Poland were knocked out of the Euros by Cristiano Ronaldo and co, but they needed penalties to do it.

Female Arsenal fan credited with changing England’s fortunes at World Cup

The sports psychologist who is being credited with changing England’s fortunes at the World Cup is an Arsenal fan.

Not even Ozil can shine in dull German draw

Mesut Ozil started for Germany as they struggled to create anything of note and drew 0-0 with Poland.

Mohamed Elneny picks up injury at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
If we were thinking it might be nice to have Mohamed Elneny back in the Arsenal set-up soon, we might be out of luck after the midfielder picked up a calf-injury, ruling him out of the quarter final against Morocco.

Arsenal man scores two for his country

Alex Iwobi scored a brace in Nigeria's 3-0 win over Plateau United on Wednesday.

Arsenal midfielder happy to show his versatility for club and country

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has insisted that he's happy to show his versatility for the Gunners as well as England, having played in a variety of different positions recently.

'Sharp' 'fit' 'a real plus': Great news for Arsenal favourite as...

Jack Wilshere could be set for an England recall after manager Gareth Southgate praised his form and fitness. 

Arsenal legend hails 'wonderful role models'

by Nia Griffiths In Faye White's Sunday piece for the Guardian, the former England defender highlighted the improvement seen in the attitude toward women's football...

Goals galore for Arsenal players on international duty

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez proved that hamstrings are just something mortals have to worry about by netting a brace against Uruguay as Joel Campbell also grabbed a couple of goals for Costa Rica.

Look: Arsenal forward celebrates superb international debut

Not only did Alex Iwobi make his debut for Nigeria against Zambia on Sunday, he scored and took to Twitter afterwards to celebrate with his teammates.

Alex Iwobi thanks fans for ‘crazy’ atmosphere after his dream came...

Alex Iwobi has thanked the Nigerian fans who witnessed his winning goal for his country on Saturday night.

Arsenal and Liverpool legends tweet praise to midfielder

Robert Pires and Robbie Fowler have both tweeted Aaron Ramsey with congratulations for Wales' 3-1 win over Belgium and progression to the Euro semi-finals.

Arsenal striker: It's a bit boring, a bit tiresome

Olivier Giroud's hat-trick against Paraguay during a 5-0 rout was France's first for 17 years, yet the 30-year-old is continually criticised by the media and supporters alike, who bemoan the notable absence left by Real Madrid's Karim Benzema in the squad.

International watch: Arsenal 21-year-old sends Nigeria through to 2018 World Cup,...

Alex Iwobi not only scored for Nigeria on Saturday evening, he sent his country through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Watch: Xhaka’s Switzerland highlights v Moldova

Granit Xhaka started and played 70 minutes as the Swiss lost 1-2 against Moldova.

Didier Deschamps names France squad for World Cup qualifiers: These three...

Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have been selected for France by Didier Deschamps.

Manager comments criticising Alexis Sanchez surface

A Chilean newspaper today published quotes from Jorge Sampaoli claiming that Alexis Sanchez doesn't talk to anyone.

FREE PRINTABLES: World Cup 2018 Fixtures Wallcharts

The season is at an end finally but there won't be much of a break over summer thanks to the World Cup!

Sunday recap: Wenger on Vardy, Rooney loves Wilshere + link to...

It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.

[Watch] Gnabry scores to help save Germany in first Olympic match

Serge Gnabry got on the scoresheet against Mexico as Germany got their Olympic campaign underway with a 2-2 in the early hours of Friday morning.

Clever finish does goalkeeper: Arsenal international roundup

Four Arsenal stars featured in France's international friendly win over Wales at Stade de France on Friday evening.

The Ox on Southgate and Wenger’s similarities with youngsters

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has said he believes England boss Gareth Southgate has similarities in his approach to youngsters as club manager Arsene Wenger.

Watch: Arsenal man scores brilliant volley for France

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured in France's 3-2 win over Cameroon, with the big striker even scoring.

Two Arsenal stars called up for Euro 2016

Arsenal players Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been selected by manager Didier Deschamps to represent France at Euro 2016.

Arsenal keeper describes saving Liverpool man's penalty

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 03: David Ospina of Colombia looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
David Ospina said there was ‘fortune’ involved in his excellent, yet futile, penalty save from Jordan Henderson as Colombia crashed out of the World Cup to England.

Love of science inspires Arsenal midfielder's international nickname

Granit Xhaka's nickname among his Swiss teammates is "Little Einstein," because he loves science.

Arsenal’s international roundup: Ospina kept busy in goal, Monreal and Asano...

Three Arsenal players were involved in international duty for their respective countries on Wednesday evening. So how did they fare?

Manager confident ahead of World Cup

With the World Cup in Canada getting close, England's manager is feeling confident. The England manager was invited to the Sportswomen show today and he declared...

No heart, doesn't want to wear the shirt: Legend turns on...

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 27: Lothar Matthaeus, newly elected president of the Club of Former National Players, prior to the friendly match between Germany and Brazil at Olympiastadion on March 27, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Lothar Matthaus has hit out at Mesut Ozil claiming that it looks like he doesn’t want to play for Germany.

Koscielny: Vardy doesn’t think

Laurent Koscielny seems quite happy with the idea of Jamie Vardy rocking up at Arsenal next season as the captain-in-waiting sang his praises to the media.

7 mildly interesting facts about Aaron Ramsey’s home town

Born in Caerphilly, South Wales, Aaron Ramsey is the eighth Welshman to play for Arsenal. Here are seven mildly interesting facts about his home town: Never mind...

Podcast: Maybe it’s not coming home – World Cup daily roundup

In this latest World Cup roundup, Anita turns her attention to the games that took place on Thursday. Japan v Poland, Senegal v Colombia (David Ospina), England (Danny Welbeck) and Belgium, and Panama v Tunisia. Anita also previews Saturday's games which feature France v Argentina and Uruguay v Portugal.