Tag: Garth Crooks

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: David Luiz of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on October 06, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender makes Team of the Week but maybe not the one you'd expect

David Luiz made it into Garth Crooks' Team of the Week after Arsenal's win against AFC Bournemouth, the only member of Unai Emery's team to do so.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Olivier Giroud of Chelsea and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal embrace after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal stars make Teams of the Week

Laurent Koscielny made Garth Crook’s BBC Team of the Week as well as Jamie Redknapp’s Daily Mail team while Hector Bellerin also made an appearance.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on December 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite makes BBC Team of the Week

Lucas Torreira was the only Arsenal player to make Garth Crooks' BBC Team of the Week this weekend after the Uruguayan netted his second Arsenal goal with a splendid overhead kick.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 2, 2018. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS /

2 Arsenal players make BBC Team of the Week after humiliating Spurs

Arsenal only managed to get two players into former Tottenham man Garth Crooks' Team of the Week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Rob Holding of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Damn! Quiet Arsenal star makes BBC Team of the Week

Rob Holding made Garth Crooks' Team of the Week after his stellar defensive display against Liverpool on Saturday.

3 Arsenal stars make BBC Team of the Week

Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torreira, and Alexandre Lacazette all made Garth Crooks' BBC Team of the Week after their stellar displays against Fulham on Sunday.

Arsenal star makes BBC Team of the Week

Mesut Ozil earned a spot in Garth Crooks BBC Team of the Week after his goal against Watford at the weekend but Crooks still managed to make himself sound like an ill-informed arse.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal with teammates 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)

3 in: Arsenal savaged despite dominating BBC Team of the Week

Aaron Ramsey, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been named in the BBC's team of the week.

2 reasons why not: Pundits question why Arsenal aren't in for Leicester star

Pundits are struggling to understand how Riyad Mahrez looks set to stay at Leicester after yet another transfer window.

Garth Crooks names which Arsenal player will follow Mesut Ozil out the door

Garth Crooks believes Mesut Ozil leaving Arsenal would guarantee Alexis Sanchez parting company too, which could affect the Gunners' chances of a top-four finish.

Garth Crooks names the one Arsenal player he believes Tottenham would appreciate more

Garth Crooks says Mesut Özil should be playing for Tottenham, because their fans would appreciate the Arsenal and Germany playmaker more.

New Arsenal fan favourite named in 3 Teams of the Week

Sead Kolasinac obviously impressed pundits with his performance against Swansea on Saturday because he's been named in a few people's Team of the Week.

Garth Crooks names the one player he believes Arsenal fans are in denial over

Garth Crooks feels there are still Arsenal fans in denial about Harry Kane's quality, due to him being a Tottenham Hotspur player.

Garth Crooks claims Arsenal fans are in denial about Harry Kane

Garth Crooks believes that Arsenal fans are in denial about Harry Kane's quality on the pitch.

Arsenal 24-year-old called a "brick toilet" by BBC Sport pundit

Sead Kolašinac has had plenty of nicknames since joining Arsenal from Schalke this summer, but his latest from Garth Crooks may be the strangest yet.

Garth Crooks thinks Southampton midfielder should be playing for Arsenal

Garth Crooks is mystified why Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina isn't playing for Arsenal or Liverpool. 

Arsenal fans react after former Tottenham Hotspur striker says this about Danny Welbeck

Arsenal supporters weren't happy with BBC pundit Garth Crooks after he made a number of comments about Danny Welbeck and the Gunners' strike-force.

BBC man tells Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal for Tottenham

BBC Garth Crooks calls for Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal and join Tottenham
Arsenal team of the week

Arsenal pair make TOTW as BBC man calls for Ozil to join Tottenham

Garth Crooks has named Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in his Team of the Week, continuing his tradition of picking mostly players who were on the TV.
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Garth Crooks compares Chelsea’s Moses to Arsenal’s Lauren

Garth Crooks believes that the only player who has ever transitioned to the position of wing-back as smoothly as Chelsea's Victor Moses has, was Lauren.

Two Arsenal players make Team of the Week – but no Oxlade-Chamberlain

Garth Crooks has named Gabriel and Nacho Monreal in his team of the week that is filled mostly by players he watched on the TV this weekend.

Chelsea keeper makes Team of the Week despite being 10th best

Arsenal may well have gone down without so much of a whimper, but Garth Crooks believes that Thibaut Courtois had such a good game he deserved to be his Goalkeeper of the Week.
Arsenal team of the week

Arsenal dominate BBC Team of the Week

After moaning recently about Garth Crooks Team of the Week because he wasn’t picking Arsenal players, this week I’m going to complain because he did.
Arsenal team of the week

0 Arsenal players, 4 Tottenham in BBC Team of the Week & Everton robbed

Garth Crooks has picked not one single Arsenal player from this weekend’s action in his Team of the Week, which is fair enough, but did Spurs really deserve four?
Arsenal team of the week

TOTW madness as random Arsenal player included but Mirror blanks them all

If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that Arsenal battered Chelsea, so it’s somewhat surprising to see Petr Cech, who faced only two on-target shots in 90 minutes, included in Garth Crooks BBC Team of the Week.
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Koscielny in BBC TOTW but Cazorla omitted for Liverpool midfielder with lower rating

Garth Crooks left Santi Cazorla out of his BBC Team of the Week despite him outscoring Adam Lallana according to whoscored.com.

Tottenham Hotspur hero: Alexis is only player Arsenal can rely on

Full-time complainer, part-time pundit Garth Crooks has said that he reckons Alexis Sanchez is the only player in the Arsenal squad worthy of winning...

Spurs legend attacks referee after Arsenal lose to Chelsea

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Garth Crooks hit out at Mike Dean on Saturday afternoon after the referee sent Gabriel off at Stamford Bridge. The BBC pundit...