Tag: Petr Cech

Petr Cech played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Czech goalkeeper joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 2015 for £10m and retired as an Arsenal player in 2019. In total, he made 139 appearances for Arsenal and wore the number 33 and number 1 shirts. He was born on May 20, 1982. Cech currently serves as a technical and performance advisor for Chelsea and plays semi-professional hockey with Guildford Phoenix.

DOHA, QATAR: Wojciech Szczesny of Poland during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Poland and Argentina at Stadium 974 on November 30, 2022. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Al Nassr to replace former Arsenal goalkeeper with former Arsenal goalkeeper

Al Nassr bids farewell to former Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina and sets sights on another ex-Gunner, Wojciech Szczesny, as his replacement.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Dejan Iliev of Arsenal looks through the fog while the match is discussed as being postponed due to the thick fog during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and West Ham at Meadow Park on February 4, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

New FC Sarajevo signing reflects on his 10 years at Arsenal

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Dejan Iliev shares his experiences of training under Arsene Wenger and alongside Petr Cech, reflecting on his development at Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Ex-Arsenal goalkeeper wins Man of the Match with 62 saves

Petr Cech won the Man of the Match award after making 62 saves last weekend, whilst playing ice hockey for the Oxford City Stars.
26 Dec 2000: Tony Adams celebrates his goal for Arsenal during the FA Carling Premier League match against Leicester City played at Highbury in London. Arsenal won the game 6-1. Mandatory Credit: Mike Hewitt /Allsport

2 more Arsenal players added to Premier League Hall of Fame

Two ex-Arsenal players were inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame this week, with Tony Adams and Petr Cech joining a growing list of former Gunners.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND: Petr Cech of Chelsea in action during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Kingsmeadow on December 14, 2020. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

“Horrible flashbacks”: Arsenal fans react as 38yo Cech makes familiar error for Chelsea u23s...

Petr Cech made his return to the pitch with the Chelsea u23s on Monday, but it didn't all go to plan despite an eventual victory over Spurs.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?
GUILDFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: Petr Cech of Guildford Phoenix during the match between Guildford Phoenix and Swindon Wildcats on October 13, 2019 in Guildford, England. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Petr Cech secretly trained with Guildford Phoenix while at Arsenal

Petr Cech is expected to make his Elite League debut for Guildford Phoenix next year after playing for their nursery side and their boss has revealed Cech trained with them secretly while at Arsenal and Chelsea.
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES - JULY 11: Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech attends a press conference at the Museum Of Contemporary Arts on July 11, 2017 in Sydney, New South Wales. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Petr Cech signs for Guildford Pheonix

Petr Cech has signed for Guildford Phoenix, an ice-hockey team that plays in the fourth tier.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

What Emiliano Martinez brings to Arsenal that Petr Cech lacked

Emiliano Martinez has replaced Petr Cech in the Arsenal squad and on a recent episode of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, host Matthew Wade discussed what he brings to the squad that the veteran was missing.

Chelsea announce Petr Cech return

Petr Cech has returned to Chelsea in the role of technical and performance advisor.
Emi Martinez signs for Reading on loan until the end of the 2018/19 season via ReadingFC.co.uk

Arsenal make decision on number 2 keeper for next season

Despite Petr Cech leaving and Arsenal being linked with a host of players, The Sunday Mirror reported this weekend that the club will not be bringing in a new shot-stopper this summer.

No room for sentiment, Arsenal must start Bernd Leno against Chelsea

We’ve all been so wrapped up in hating the location of the Europa League final that we’d almost forgotten there’s a game of football still to be played.

Bernd Leno: I’m eager to start the Europa League final

Bernd Leno says he's eager to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on Wednesday, regardless of the sentiment surrounding Petr Cech and his former club.

Carlo Cudicini: Petr Cech will be Chelsea’s enemy for as long as he’s on...

Carlo Cudicini insists he has no doubts that Petr Cech will remain professional for the Europa League final on Wednesday, despite the emotional attachment the 37-year-old has to Arsenal's opponents Chelsea.

Petr Cech: Chelsea are the favourites

Petr Cech believes that Chelsea will handle the pressure of the Europa League final better than Arsenal because they've played in more European finals.
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech gestures on the pitch after the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. Arsenal won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Petr Cech responds to rumours he’s set to rejoin Chelsea

Petr Cech says no decision has been made about his future amid reports he is set to join Chelsea this summer when he retires from playing football.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 194: Can Europe stop the negative cycle?

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Anita, and JB (@gunnerpunner) pick the bones out of the last few fixtures and...
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal gives instructions during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg match between Arsenal and Valencia at Emirates Stadium on May 02, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Has Unai Emery answered these 6 questions?

In September, shortly after Unai Emery's reign at Arsenal began, I asked six questions that I then totally forgot about. Coming across the article again, I thought it time we have a look to see if he has answered any of those questions satisfactorily in his first season.

Petr Cech to release single with Queen drummer

Avid drummer, Peter Cech, is set to release a single with Queen's Roger Taylor.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal applauds the fans following the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Guard of honour planned for Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal are planning a guard of honour for Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey at the Emirates on Sunday, the final game either will attend as Arsenal players.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chelsea prepare role for Petr Cech after his retirement this summer

Chelsea are planning to offer Petr Cech a role behind the scenes this summer, once the goalkeeper retires at the end of the campaign with Arsenal.

12 players could leave Arsenal in 3 months

This summer looks like it will be a busy one for the club as Unai Emery finally gets a chance to make his mark on the squad.
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech gestures on the pitch after the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. Arsenal won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Arsenal offer Petr Cech coaching role but face competition from Chelsea

Arsenal have offered a coaching role to retiring goalkeeper Petr Cech, but they're going to face competition from the 36-year-old's former club Chelsea.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, on March 2, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Arsenal’s top five players of the season so far – according to the stats

With just a couple of months left of the 2018/19 season, let's have a look at Arsenal's top five players of the campaign according to the stats.
The Europa League trophy is displayed ahead of the competition's quarter-finals draw, on March 15, 2019 in Nyon. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Cech explains why English clubs are doing well in Europe

Petr Cech believes English sides are doing so well in Europe because of the relentless competitiveness of the Premier League but what about all the years English clubs were crap in Europe?
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech gestures on the pitch after the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. Arsenal won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

French media speak of the ‘return of a legend’ with Petr Cech’s Rennes homecoming

Before he even came to England to join Chelsea, Petr Cech played for Arsenal's Europa League opponents Rennes for two seasons, and the French media are preparing for the 'return of a legend' this week.

13 players named to leave Arsenal, how many did?

This summer looks like it will be a busy one for the club as Arsenal try to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Nick Pope of Burnley looks on prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium on January 26, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsenal interested in Burnley’s Nick Pope as Petr Cech replacement

Arsenal are interested in signing Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope this summer, as a replacement for their retiring shot-stopper Petr Cech.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Petr Cech highlights the biggest problem with team’s performance against BATE Borisov

Speaking after Arsenal's embarrassing 1-0 defeat to BATE Borisov, Petr Cech said the problem was that the team didn't look like they would've scored if they'd played for hours more.

Deyan Iliev injury leaves Arsenal very reliant on fitness of Bernd Leno and Petr...

Deyan Iliev picked up an injury in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, which leaves the club very light in the goalkeeping position.
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Arsenal can free £625kpw from wage bill without selling Mesut Ozil

Arsenal will reportedly only have £45m to spend this summer however they will be able to increase that amount with player sales. The Daily Mail's...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cheslea at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 19, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Unai Emery to make 5 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Cardiff City

Arsenal are looking to bounce back from their FA Cup exit against Manchester United with victory over Cardiff City in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Arsenal want Emil Audero

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Sampdoria's 22-year-old goalkeeper, Emil Audero, after they were turned down by Brazao who will move to Inter Milan in the summer.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cheslea at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 19, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Unai Emery to make 2 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Manchester United

Arsenal face Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday, coming off the back of a league victory over Chelsea.

Arsenal want another 22-year-old from Sampdoria

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Sampdoria's 22-year-old goalkeeper, Emil Audero, after they were turned down by Brazao who will move to Inter Milan in the summer.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 179: Not such a Blue Monday

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita discuss the smiting of Chelsea and the power of tactical flexibility. They also...
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chelsea to approach Cech about return

Chelsea want Petr Cech to return to the club when he retires from playing at the end of the season.

Petr Cech announces retirement from football

Petr Cech has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season when his Arsenal deal expires.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Petr Cech highlights major error in statistic posted by BT Sport

Petr Cech has highlighted a major mistake in a statistic posted by BT Sport on Monday, surrounding the goalkeeper's clean sheet total.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurat Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Petr Cech: I would like to stay at Arsenal this summer

Petr Cech has admitted he would like to stay at Arsenal this summer, despite the fact his contract expires at the end of the season and they haven't negotiated an extension.