Tag: Burnley

Arsenal match against Burnley moved

Arsenal’s match against Burnley has been moved from Saturday 5 May to Sunday 6 May with a 4.30pm kick-off while dates for Arsenal's youth cup finals have also been announced and Saturday night fixtures are set to increase.

Battered Arsenal star 9th best in Premier League this season: Better...

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 30: Petr Cech of Arsenal reacts after Jordan Ayew of Swansea City (not pictured) scored his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Petr Čech is the ninth best goalkeeper in the Premier League this season, according to the CIES Football Observatory's analysis.

Surprising distance-covered stat highlights Arsenal's midfield failings

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Hector Bellerin has covered the third-most ground in the Premier League so far this season, but is this necessarily a good thing?

Burnley make ‘fresh attempt’ to sign Holding – and Arsenal should...

Burnley remain interested in signing Rob Holding on loan, but Arsenal want to keep him for the rest of the season. 

One in, one out: Arsenal could sanction departure if deal is...

Burnley are hoping to sign Rob Holding on loan should Arsenal sign Jonny Evans from West Brom.

The real reason Arsenal have joined Manchester City in the race...

Arsenal and Manchester City are after Burnley defender James Tarkowski in a bid to improve their home-grown quota, according to reports.

Video: Rio Ferdinand tells Arsenal fans to “shut up and sit...

Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand has told Arsenal fans to shut up and sit in their place, after being overtaken by Burnley on Tuesday night.

Newcastle could beat Arsenal to the signature of a 36-year-old World...

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas, a player Arsenal were previously rumoured to be interested in.

There's one thing Petr Cech is hoping Arsenal's win on Sunday...

Petr Cech hopes that Arsenal have managed to escape their run of poor form on the road this season with their last-minute away win against Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.

Burnley midfielder frustrated with last-minute Arsenal penalty

Burnley midfielder, Steven Defour, admits that although he didn't see Arsenal's penalty from the bench on Sunday, he's frustrated that this has happened three times in a row now.

Media watch: Glaring difference between the Telegraph’s coverage of Arsenal and...

There was a notable difference in the way the Telegraph covered Arsenal and Manchester City on the weekend.

Episode 123: Stuff you, Rio Ferdinand

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen to bask in beating Burnley, as well as consider the Kolasinac contradiction and Mustafi's comeback.

Laurent Koscielny says whether or not Arsenal deserved controversial penalty on...

Laurent Koscielny had his say on Arsenal's penalty against Burnley, admitting he didn't see it well in normal time, but feels these incidents will go for and against you over the season.

Arsene Wenger explains what Aaron Ramsey told him about the penalty...

Arsene Wenger claims that Aaron Ramsey didn't 'throw himself to the ground' against Burnley.

Arsene Wenger names the three Arsenal players who shone in Sunday's...

Arsene Wenger has praised Shkodran Mustafi, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal for keeping a clean sheet against Burnley on Sunday.

Petr Cech names which of Arsenal's opponents were "so dangerous"

Petr Čech says he can see why Burnley have been doing so well this season, and was delighted Arsenal managed to overcome the Clarets at Turf Moor.

This is why fans slaughtered Arsenal 29-year-old on Sunday

While some Arsenal fans just shrugged off Mesut Ozil's illness on Sunday as a stroke of bad luck, many were less than impressed with the German's apparent weakness when it comes to germs.

Martin Keown gives a non-definitive answer whether Arsenal should have been...

Martin Keown has given his verdict on Arsenal's controversial penalty, empathising with Burnley manager Sean Dyche who was annoyed at the decision.

Arsene Wenger names incident that was wrongly called by the referee

Arsene Wenger has no doubts about the late penalty against Burnley, and feels referee Lee Mason missed a penalty shout on Hector Bellerin.

Arsene Wenger explains why Mesut Ozil missed Burnley victory and delivers...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mesut Ozil will 'certainly' be short for Arsenal's clash against Huddersfield on Wednesday.

Laurent Koscielny takes a shot at Tottenham after Burnley victory

Beating Burnley was more important than beating Tottenham, says Laurent Koscielny.

This is what Arsene Wenger said after being asked whether last-minute...

Arsene Wenger insists that referee Lee Mason made the right decision by awarding Arsenal a penalty during their 1-0 win over Burnley.

Did nothing but fall over: Arsenal Player ratings after dramatic Burnley...

Arsenal managed a big win against Burnley thanks to a late Alexis Sanchez penalty, but how did the players do individually?

Arsenal silence Burnley boo boys with late drama & gritty display...

Arsenal needed a late penalty to beat a resilient Burnley but came away from Turf Moor with all the points, moving up to 4th place.

Burnley as big a test for Arsenal as Liverpool: Match preview

Alexis scores against Burnley
Who would have predicted that a trip to Turf Moor in November would be such a huge match for the Gunners?

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3: Wenger turns to Tottenham slayers for trip to...

Arsenal are expected to field their "A" team against Burnley on Sunday after fieding the "Bs" in Germany.

5 disasters Arsenal must avoid against Burnley

Arsenal will come up against high-flying Burnley on Sunday afternoon and there are any number of things that could go wrong.

Pundit nails Arsenal ahead of Burnley: Avoid this rookie mistake

Paul Merson has high hopes for Arsenal's performance against Burnley on Sunday but even he knows where it could all go wrong for the Gunners.

Only Liverpool and West Ham concede more goals-per-shots than Arsene Wenger's...

After talkSPORT compiled a list of the number of shots each team concede before letting a goal in, we're taking a look at where Arsenal feature in the list, and why that might be.

Former Manchester City and England midfielder says this is where Jose...

Joey Barton thinks that Manchester United manager José Mourinho made the best signings of the summer, much better than Arsène Wenger fared with Arsenal.

The full third round draw of the Carabao Cup: Arsenal will...

Arsenal will host League One side Doncaster Rovers in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Newcastle, Brighton, Burnley and Swansea "looking into" Arsenal 25-year-old

Newcastle are said to be among four clubs interested in signing Carl Jenkinson.

Everton set to sign Michael Keane, no longer interested in Arsenal...

Everton will no longer pursue Arsenal defender Calum Chambers as they're closing in on Burnley's Michael Keane this summer.

Wilshere sale taught club to "negotiate the hell" out of future...

The loss of Jack Wilshere has taught Luton Town some valuable lessons.

Everton could turn their attentions to Newcastle-linked defender if they fail...

Everton could go after Arsenal centre-back Calum Chambers if they're unable to sign Burnley's Michael Keane this summer.

Which Arsenal games could be affected by a Europa League hangover?

The fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League were announced today, and Arsenal now know who they'll be facing after their Europa League excursions.

Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City rank bottom when it comes to...

Arsenal disappointingly ranked 17th out of all Premier League teams this season for the most minutes given to English players.

Sean Dyche: This is how I’d get the Arsenal job

Burnley boss, Sean Dyche, believes that if he's got any chance of becoming Arsenal manager one day, he's got to gain more experience first.

Arsenal podcast #80: Who referees the refs?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita review the Burnley game and ponder Xhaka's penchant for a two-footed lunge.

What sort of ban can Arsene Wenger expect from the FA?

Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor
Arsene Wenger has been charged with misconduct by the FA, so what sort of punishment and ban is he facing?

Long read: Did Anthony Taylor break the rules when Wenger was...

Did Arsenal show their fabled 'mental strength' for real this weekend?

Arsenal player focus: Koscielny showing why he's one of world's best

Laurent Koscielny v Burnley
Laurent Koscielny put in another valiant performance for Arsenal against Burnley.

Arsenal player focus : Mesut Ozil - passmaster v Burnley

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil completed the most passes out of any other player in the final third against Burnley.

Player focus: Ice cold Alexis did this twice as much as...

Nacho Monreal and Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez had twice as many shots as any other player during Arsenal's 2-1 win over Burnley.

Player focus: How Ramsey runs Arsenal's engine

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Aaron Ramsey (C) of Arsenal controls the ball under pressure of Michael Keane (L) and Matthew Lowton (R) of Burnley during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates Stadium on January 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Aaron Ramsey was back alongside Granit Xhaka against Burnley on Sunday and seems to really be finding his rhythm again.

5 things we learned as Arsenal gave us heart attacks against...

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal managed to beat Burnley 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday but it was far from a straight forward win.

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Burnley

Arsenal preview Burnley
After a last-gasp winner in stoppage time helped Arsenal to a uncharacteristically ugly victory over Burnley back at the start of October, questions have already been asked in regards to their title credentials.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Burnley – Bellerin back

Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates on Sunday, so how will they line up?

Arsenal v Burnley – Since we last met

Arsenal opposition preview
Ahead of Arsenal’s game against Burnley this weekend, we take a look at what has happened since both sides played each other back in October.

Wenger - This is how Arsenal will beat Burnley

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that the best way to beat Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday is to use Arsenal's pace, in both runs and passing while protecting themselves from the counter.

Never close! Arsene Wenger on hardman who claims Arsenal wanted him

Joey Barton v Gervinho
As Arsenal get ready to face Burnley this weekend, we’ve been hearing a lot from Joey Barton about how he almost joined Arsenal.

Up or down? Xhaka knows what will determine Arsenal's future

Granit Xhaka believes that Alexis Sanchez can be a 'good role' model for younger players while warning against complacency against Burnley on Sunday.

Wenger praises Burnley’s dazzling home form

Arsenal host Burnley on Sunday but when we encountered the Clarets earlier in the season at Turf Moor, we narrowly escaped with our 1-0 victory.

Wenger delivers five positive injury updates pre-Burnley

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
As Arsenal fans, we're not too used to receiving positive injury news yet, on Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger was all smiles ahead of our clash against Burnley.

Huge Arsenal boost - Three players return for Burnley, Giroud trains

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger spoke to the media ahead of Arsenal's match against Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday and gave the latest fitness updates on a few players.

Joey Barton – Of course I would have liked to play...

Joey Barton has been speaking (again) about his big opportunity to join Arsenal.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
On Wednesdays, Daily Cannon looks back over all the injuries that the Arsenal squad currently has, so let's see who's available for Sunday's clash against Burnley at the Emirates.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Burnley

Arsenal play host to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, so let's look ahead and see how their squad is looking.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Burnley

Arsenal host Burnley next weekend and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Southampton/Norwich

Arsenal will play either Southampton or Norwich in the FA Cup and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Long read: How Arsene Wenger put an end to 'boring, boring...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
That Arsène Wenger marked his 20th anniversary of taking charge of the Arsenal with a scrappy, George Graham style, 1-0 win at Burnley was an irony I feel sure the Frenchman will have appreciated.

Should Arsenal be concerned by narrow Burnley victory?

92.05 - that was when Arsenal finally scored against Burnley, securing three points and ensuring we kept pressure on Spurs and Manchester City above us at the top of the Premier League table.

Iwobi mocks his own terrible effort v Burnley

Alex Iwobi took to social media after Arsenal's win over Burnley to have a laugh at his own terrible shot that almost seem to go at right angles from his body while he was facing the goal.

Quick watch: Burnley manager jokes about punching Arsene Wenger

from Arsenal's opposition
Sean Dyche spoke to the media after his side were denied a hard-fought draw at Turf Moor through Laurent Koscielny's last second winner.

Proof Arsenal’s goal against Burnley was not handball

fact check
When is a handball not a handball? When you know the laws of the game.

Wenger admits he was ‘fuming’ before Arsenal goal v Burnley

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he was ‘fuming’ with Arsenal’s decision to take a short corner just before they scored the winner in the dying seconds against Burnley at Turf Moor.

Wenger hails lucky win to close gap on Manchester City and...

In the post-match interview following our narrow victory away against Burnley, Arsène Wenger admitted that Arsenal's stoppage-time winner courtesy of Laurent Koscielny was "a little fortunate" as the hosts' defensive work out of possession wasn't rewarded with at least one point on the afternoon at Turf Moor.

Analysis – Should Arsenal’s goal against Burnley have been disallowed?

It seems, at times, that there's nothing that the media love more than to whinge that Arsenal shouldn't have won when they've pulled off something dramatic.

Was Lucas actually dropped by Arsenal for Burnley game?

As the teams were announced for the Arsenal game against Burnley, it didn’t take long before it was being claimed that Lucas had been dropped from the squad and was not actually injured.

Arsenal close gap on Tottenham with last-minute winner v Burnley

Arsenal couldn't replicate their form of recent weeks but somehow grabbed a last-minute winner against Burnley as we head into the international break pondering familiar problems.

Wenger hails Koscielny-Mustafi partnership ahead of Burnley match

Arsène Wenger has publicly revealed why he feels the centre-back partnership between Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi has been so effective since the latter's arrival in the summer transfer window.

Official teams: Burnley v Arsenal

It's the final Premier League game before the second international break of a season that isn't even two months old descends upon us and bores us all to death.

Burnley vs Arsenal preview: Gunners aim to continue momentum

Arsenal preview Burnley
Having extended our unbeaten run to eight matches in all competitions, as well as four consecutive league victories, it's fair to say that Arsenal are beginning to build momentum with the month of October having begun this weekend.

Infograph: Opposition preview – Burnley v Arsenal

Arsenal travel to Turf Moor on Sunday hoping to continue their run of positive results.

Arsenal predicted XI v Burnley – Iwobi and Cech back in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Despite Arsenal's success against Basel midweek, it's likely that we'll revert back to the previous starting XI that beat Chelsea when we face Burnley on Sunday.

Burnley boss hails Arsene Wenger, relishes Arsenal challenge

from Arsenal's opposition
Sean Dyche hailed Arsene Wenger ahead of Burnley's clash with Arsenal on Sunday.

Arsenal fans to unveil new Arsene Wenger banner at Burnley

Arsenal fans will unveil a new Arsene Wenger banner during their visit to Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal star misses out on Basel and Burnley

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that although Olivier Giroud would miss out on the Basel clash on Wednesday through suspension anyway, he'll also most likely miss out on our Premier League match with Burnley on Sunday.

Arsenal face nightmare December – 2016/17 fixture list leaked

If this leaked 2016/17 fixture list is to be believed, Arsenal face a hellish December.

Relive: Eduardo's goal against Burnley after miraculous return

February 2008, Eduardo lay on the ground at Birmingham with an injury which would require an emergency operation. The surgeon has admitted there was a...

Dyche admits Burnley will rotate as Championship takes priority

Arsenal preview Burnley
Arsenal are due to rotate fairly heavily on Saturday, but they won't be the only ones. Chasing promotion in the Championship, Burnley visit the Emirates...

Dyche hoping ‘underdog’ tag inspires Burnley

After promotion in 2014 and a year in the Premier League, Burnley are far from an unknown quantity on Saturday. The Clarets are pretty well...

Wenger wants players to learn from Sheffield Wednesday defeat as Burnley...

Burnley, much like Sheffield Wednesday were in the fourth round of the League Cup this season, are the underdogs against Arsenal on Saturday. But at...

Predicted XI to face Burnley: Coquelin, Elneny and Alexis to start

Arsenal predicted lineup
A much changed Arsenal will take to the pitch on Saturday, when the Gunners host Burnley in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Arsène...

Arsenal v Burnley preview: Gunning for the cup

Arsenal preview Burnley
After coming through the third round tie with Sunderland at the beginning of the month, a win against Burnley would take Arsenal one game...

Wenger confirms stars to return ahead of Burnley

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of his side's FA Cup game against Burnley, a side they last met in...

Opponent watch: Burnley score four to go third in the Championship

Arsenal preview Burnley
Arsenal will play Burnley in the FA Cup on Saturday, and the Gunners will have their work cut out if Monday's performance was anything...

Penalty loving ref to take charge of Arsenal v Burnley

Roger East has been appointed referee for Arsenal's 4th round FA Cup tie against Burnley on Saturday, but what does that mean for us? In...

Wenger: That's what you need in a season

After Arsenal ground out a 1-0 win against Burnley this weekend, the manager describes how we’re ready to ‘scrap’ in our upcoming games.

Burnley tanked as expected: Post-match reactions

Turn up, work hard, take the points. That's what we said in our predictions. Did we get anything else right? Lee Hurley Win 2-0 We didn't get the second...

Pull the other one – Mike Dean annoys Burnley fans

Just what did Mike Dean do that upset the Burnley fans? Not much, as it turns out.

Coquelin stands out – Arsenal player ratings v Burnley

How did the Arsenal players do on an individual basis as they beat Burnley 1-0?

Burnley boo, Arsenal win

Arsenal took all three points at Turf Moor where their hosts seemed more concerned with fouling and booing than trying to win the game.

Everything Arsenal need to know to do better v Burnley than...

Arsenal travel to Burnley on Saturday for what is likely to be a tougher game than the one they faced last weekend against Liverpool.

A battle awaits: Burnley v Arsenal preview

Arsène Wenger suggested we'd have to earn the right to play against Burnley at Turf Moor during Thursday's press conference, and he's not wrong.

Burnley manager doesn't attack Arsenal fans, media says he does

Sean Dyche aspires to be like Arsene Wenger and doesn't understand why the manager gets criticised.