Tag: Aston Villa vs Arsenal

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Kai Havertz of Arsenal clashes with Emiliano Martinez of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on December 09, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mike Dean suggests potential rule change after Arsenal’s disallowed goal

Former referee Mike Dean discusses the need for a rule change following a disallowed goal in Arsenal's game against Aston Villa, highlighting the handball law's inconsistencies.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: Unai Emery, Manager of Aston Villa, reacts prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on February 12, 2023. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Aston Villa coy on injuries ahead of Arsenal clash

Ahead of Arsenal's Premier League match against Aston Villa, Unai Emery prepares to assess his squad, while Mikel Arteta updates on Arsenal's team condition.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal FA Cup date with Liverpool set

Arsenal's FA Cup third-round tie against Liverpool is set for January 7 at Emirates Stadium
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, and Unai Emery, Manager of Aston Villa, look on during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on February 18, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arteta on his touchline ban, Aston Villa, and admiration for Unai Emery

Arsenal, under Mikel Arteta, are preparing for what is set to be a challenging clash against Aston Villa this weekend.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, looks on prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on November 04, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal injury updates pre-Aston Villa

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta provides updates on Gabriel Martinelli and Thomas Partey's conditions ahead of the weekend fixture, with optimism and caution.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Martinelli (L) celebrates after a shot from Arsenal's Italian midfielder Jorginho ends up in the net, rebounding off Aston Villa's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for an own-goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

FA investigate Arsenal and Aston Villa after analysts clash

The Football Association (FA) is investigating an altercation between the coaching staff of Arsenal and Aston Villa during their match on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on February 18, 2023. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Fan footage shows Arsenal players celebrating before Martinelli scores

Fan footage shows that many Arsenal players were already celebrating Gabriel Martinelli's goal against Aston Villa before he'd even scored it.
Arsenal's Ukrainian defender Oleksandr Zinchenko (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

“We need to believe until the very end” says Zinchenko

Arsenal secured a thrilling 4-2 comeback win away to Aston Villa on Saturday, with Oleksandr Zinchenko scoring his first goal for the club to help set the stage for a dramatic finish.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (C) celebrates after a shot from Arsenal's Italian midfielder Jorginho ends up in the net, rebounding off Aston Villa's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for an own-goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal analyst ejected after Aston Villa nerd-off

Arsenal’s Premier League victory against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon was marred by an angry confrontation between members of the coaching staff from both sides.
Aston Villa's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Emery unhappy with Emi Martinez, admits embarassment

Unai Emery was not happy with Emi Martinez after his side lost 4-2 for the second home game in a row.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (C) celebrates after a shot from Arsenal's Italian midfielder Jorginho ends up in the net, rebounding off Aston Villa's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for an own-goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

“The dressing room is bouncing” says Mikel Arteta

Arsenal secured a crucial 4-2 victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park, coming from behind twice to take the lead and top spot in the Premier League and the team are, like the fans, 'bouncing'.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Martinelli (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira (C) and Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (L) after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Jorginho magic and Emi Martinez get Arsenal going again

Arsenal have every reason to celebrate after their crucial win, which could prove to be a turning point in this year's title race, coming from behind twice to beat Aston Villa 4-2 at Villa Park with a massive hand from Emi Martinez.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND: Jorginho of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on February 04, 2023. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Arsenal January signing impresses behind the scenes

Jorginho is already making an impression behind the scenes at Arsenal, and he's putting in the effort to settle at his new club.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa inspects the pitch prior to the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Aston Villa at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on January 21, 2023. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Aston Villa starter an injury doubt to face Arsenal

Tyrone Mings is a doubt to face Arsenal at the weekend, as he works to make his comeback from a recent injury with Aston Villa.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, reacts during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on February 04, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arteta calls for Premier League scheduling protection

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has called on the Premier League to protect clubs from having to kick-off early on a Saturday following a midweek match.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 15, 2023. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta on Emery, Villa, injuries, City and more

Mikel Arteta has given his pre-match press conference ahead of Arsenal's game against Aston Villa.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli celebrates after scoring his team third goal during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north-west of London on March 6, 2022.(Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli updates

Aaron Ramsdale and Gabriel Martinelli were surprise omissions from Arsenal's squad for their game against Aston Villa on Saturday, while Bukayo Saka was taken off after a kicking, so what is the latest on the trio?
Aston Villa's Argentinian midfielder Emiliano Buendia (L) challenges Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, on March 19, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Xhaka booked for persistent fouling after 1 foul

Arsenal beat Aston Villa 1-0 on Saturday but the biggest talking point of the game, once again, was the referee Andy Madley.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives positive Tomiyasu injury update

Mikel Arteta says there's still a chance Takehiro Tomiyasu is available on Saturday, despite his absence from the Japan squad.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on December 02, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Martinelli rested: How Arsenal could line up vs Aston Villa

Looking to bounce back from defeat on Wednesday, let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup to face Aston Villa on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Calum Chambers of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on March 5, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Calum Chambers & other Villa injury news for Arsenal clash

Calum Chambers is hoping to be fit to face Arsenal this weekend, despite an injury in his last appearance away to West Ham United.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: TV Presenter and former footballer Jamie Redknapp talks to former Manchester City player Micah Richards prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on February 19, 2020. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / Getty Images)

3 Arsenal matches moved as Premier League updates postponement rules

Arsenal have had three matches moved for TV while Premier League clubs have voted to update the regulations around when a Premier League match can be postponed.
Refree David Coote warms up before the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Everton at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Alex Pantling / POOL / AFP)

5 defeats in 7: Arsenal’s worst officials this season

Arsenal's best and worst referee revealed! Arsenal fans were are wondering just what they have to do to get a fair shake from match officials
Mikel Arteta File Photo File photo dated 08-11-2020 of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.Copyright: Andy Rain

Episode 275: Is it time to fire up the Arteta Out bandwagon?

Stephen is joined by Anita and Lana as they discuss if time is beginning to run out for Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa.
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Thomas Partey injury update: When will he be fit?

Thomas Partey injury update: The midfielder picked up another muscular injury in Arsenal's defeat against Villa so when will see him play again?
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Referee does it again to Arsenal

Chris Kavanagh delivered another refereeing horror show as Arsenal lost to Aston Villa as more bad decisions go against the Gunners.
Emi Martinez fouling Alexandre Lacazette (Photo via BT Sport)

Alexandre Lacazette and Emi Martinez Twitter spat as Pepe joins in

Lacazette and Martinez had a go at each other on Twitter and Nicolas Pepe joined in on Instagram as Arsenal players show some fight
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Should Arsenal be asking Arteta for answers after Aston Villa?

With another disappointing Premier League defeat on the books, is Mikel Arteta's position as Arsenal manager now under threat?
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Thomas Partey injured: How Arsenal lined up vs Aston Villa

After an incredibly frustrating defeat to Wolves, let's have a look at the Arsenal team we predict Mikel Arteta to select to bounce back against Aston Villa.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Conor Hourihane of Aston Villa battles for possession with David Luiz of Arsenal and Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on July 21, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Aston Villa: The 1st match

Arsenal vs Aston Villa (or Aston Villa vs Arsenal if you prefer) is a fixture that has been played since 1904 and it has returned more than it's fair share of entertainment.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates with team mates (L-R) Alexandre Lacazette and Hector Bellerin of Arsenal after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Pepe or Aubameyang: Arteta explains how he’ll decide who to start

It seems a bit strange to say after last season, but Mikel Arteta has a choice to make over whether to start Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this weekend.

Mikel Arteta gives hopeful update on Mat Ryan and Alex Runarsson situation

Mikel Arteta gave an update on Mat Ryan's fitness on Thursday morning, with the Australian goalkeeper in a race against time to make it back for Saturday's match.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Episode 274: Ranting about referees . loving Arsenal’s positive performances

In this week's podcast, we talk about the draw against Manchester United, the controversial defeat against Wolves, and what we should take from both matches.
Arsenal's Icelandic goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson comes on after Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno leaves the field on being red carded during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

When will Mat Ryan be fit for Aston Villa vs Arsenal?

Arsenal lost Bernd Leno against Wolves but with no Mat Ryan to turn to, Arsenal had to bring on Alex Runarsson, so when will the Aussie be back?
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Arsenal and the Dead Man’s Fingers

Dead Man's Fingers was my tipple of choice for the Arsenal game at Aston Villa and it went down a lot easier than our opponents.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta is seen ahead of the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Mood adjustment needed for Aston Villa game says Mikel Arteta

With Aston Villa still fighting for their Premier League survival, Mikel Arteta knows that his side will need to be at their best on Tuesday night if they are to get anything from the game.

Nketiah & Saka back in the starting XI: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Aston Villa

Arsenal face Aston Villa in the Premier League on Tuesday, looking to stay in the race for a Europa League qualification spot.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Mikel Arteta explains how he turned 2 criticised Arsenal players around

Speaking ahead of Arsenal's penultimate Premier League game of the season, Mikel Arteta was asked how he has managed to turn two of the club's biggest liabilities into players worth having.