Tag: Stoke City

COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Arsenal manager Unai Emery waves to fans at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Arsenal accepted League Cup fixture on Tuesday to help Nottingham Forest against Stoke City

Arsenal agreed to play their League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday to help the away side prepare for their game against Stoke City.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service secure the area outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Janaury 8, 2019. - Dozens of British MPs have written to London's police chief to warn about a "deteriorating public order and security situation" around parliament, after Brexit supporters assailed pro-EU figures there on January 8. (Photo by Niklas HALLE'N / AFP)

Stoke, Leeds, Aston Villa, Sheffield United & Manchester City fans arrested the most

The number of hate crime incidents at football matches in England and Wales rose 47% last year with 79% of complaints race-related.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Eddie Nketiah scores again: Watch all of his goals for Leeds so far

Eddie Nketiah scored again for Leeds United on Tuesday in the League Cup, but despite inspiring a comeback for 2-2, his loan side exited the competition on penalties.
BRISTOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: A copy of the new tabloid sized The Guardian newspaper with its new masthead is pictured for sale on January 15, 2018 in Bristol, England. In a cost-cutting move, publisher Guardian News & Media has ditched the distinctive Berliner size after just over 12 years and outsourced the printing of the tabloid to Trinity Mirror. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Tottenham whinge about signings as Palace look to land German star: Around the papers

It's pretty quiet out there in Arsenal land, so here is a selection of the stories that caught my eye as I made my way around the media this morning.

Clause allows Arsenal to sign 27-year-old for bargain price

Badou Ndiaye could leave Stoke City for Arsenal this summer, thanks to a relegation clause in his contract, according to reports.
Referee Andre Marriner (L) has words with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

7 examples proving Arsenal need VAR despite vote against it

The Premier League have rejected the introduction of VAR next season, instead opting for further testing in the cup competitions.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast episode 141: Laughing at Stoke who are going down with the Baggies

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita enjoy watching Arsenal help Stoke towards relegation despite being rubbish for 65...
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks on during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Goalscoring Arsenal forward shows off latest injury

Alexandre Lacazette took to Instagram to post a picture of the cut on his leg he received after facing Stoke City for the second time.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City and his team mates walk off dejected after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Stoke being relegated will be hilarious but also sad for Arsenal fans

Arsenal v Stoke was so boring for the first hour that I started writing this article before the halftime whistle had even blown.
Arsenal's coach Arsene Wenger from France looks on during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first-leg football match AC Milan Vs Arsenal at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan on March 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Arsene Wenger embarrasses himself with ridiculous post-Stoke comments

Arsene Wenger blamed the fact that it was Easter Sunday for the large number of empty seats at Ashburton Grove on Sunday but is the manager just fooling himself?
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

He changed everything: Arsenal player ratings v Stoke

Arsenal made hard work of their game against relegation fodder, Stoke, on Easter Sunday. The match was dire for the first hour until Alexandre Lacazette’s introduction sparked the side into life. But on a day of poor performances across the team, who was the worst?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Below par: Arsenal’s predicted 4-2-3-1 to help relegate Stoke City

Arsenal will be hoping to continue their positive run of results against Stoke on Sunday but it’s likely that Arsene Wenger will field a rotated side.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Alexis at Manchester United, Stoke City preview & women and children first

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Sylvain celebrate Arsenal's women beating Manchester City in a cup final. And, they...

Damming stats show how bad Arsenal players have been

Nacho Monreal is Arsenal's best player this season and the only player to make the top 30 in the league, according to the Sky Sports power rankings.

Arsenal international hints at exit after shambolic display v Manchester City

David Ospina has hinted that he could be leaving Arsenal in the summer.

2 problems clearly highlighted in Arsenal’s damming record against bottom 11

Crystal Palace are the only team in the bottom 11 that Arsenal have beaten away from home in the Premier League this season.

Bad news for Arsenal as £40m 24-year-old speaks out about recent reports

Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland has hit out at reports that he's asked to leave the club amid links with Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea.

£40m 24-year-old and £50m 28-year-old: Arsenal step up key position search

Arsenal are looking at Jack Butland and Jasper Cillessen as replacements for Petr Cech in the summer, according to reports.

1 from 21: Shocking Arsenal weekend record when they play at these times

Arsenal are unbeaten in the last 19 Premier League 3pm Saturday kick-offs at home, but what's their record like in other kick-off times, home and away this season?

Nottingham Forest defeat echoes Arsene Wenger's seven-year FA Cup embarrassment

Arsenal have had recent success in the FA Cup, but Sunday's third round defeat to Nottingham Forest was an unwelcome return to Arsene Wenger's embarrassing 2006-2013 period.
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

It has to stop! Former Gunner goes on massive Arsenal rant but is he...

Paul Merson has been on another massive rant about Arsenal but this time I fear that he could actually be right.

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

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

Arsenal legend admits treatment of 28-year-old "annoys me"

Ian Wright has spoken out against criticism over Mesut Ozil following his performance versus Stoke last Saturday.

Defeat to Stoke City confirms this one fact about Arsenal

Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Stoke City continued the rhetoric that the North London side are devoid of leaders and are susceptible to cracking under intimidation.
ZAGREB, CROATIA - OCTOBER 21: Ryan Giggs gives an interview during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour - by UniCredit at Hotel Esplanada on October 21, 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Manchester United legend says this is the reason why Arsenal aren't a top side

Ryan Giggs has said that Arsenal's defeat to Stoke City on the weekend proves they aren't a top side.

Arsene Wenger says this is the reason why he dropped Arsenal 21-year-old against Stoke

Arsenal defender Rob Holding was dropped for last Saturday's game against Stoke City as he was suffering from a 'lack of confidence'.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 109: Mordor, rings and sods

In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matt and Stephen are joined by newbie Luke Ginnell (Hard G.) to pore over the defeat to Stoke City.

Arsenal's Premier League title hopes may be over for this one reason

Arsenal's loss to Stoke was a disappointing jolt back to reality for the Gunners after the slightly surreal opening day win against Leicester, but it may prove most costly than previously thought.

Joey Barton comes to the defence for Arsenal 28-year-old: "He's easy to pick on"

Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has defended Mesut Ozil's performance for Arsenal in Saturday evening's defeat to Stoke City.

Shock and hilarity as Stoke Police respond to 'robbery' tweet from Arsenal supporter

Stoke Police engaged in some banter with an Arsenal fan on Twitter after Saturday's game.

Nigerian Arsenal supporter tragically died in Saturday's game against Stoke City

An Arsenal supporter has died after seeing the Gunners fall behind in Saturday's match against Stoke City.

Arsenal end 13-year-wait to set this new record in Saturday's defeat to Stoke City

Arsenal had their highest share of possession since the 2003/04 season during the defeat against Stoke City in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium.

Reaction from supporters and pundits after Arsenal 28-year-old is unfairly put under the spotlight

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil came in for a lot of criticism for his performance against Stoke City in Saturday evening's defeat at the Britannia Stadium.

Was Wenger right to blame defenders not selection for Stoke shambles?

Arsene Wenger was unhappy with the efforts of his defenders in Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Stoke, but he must share some of the blame.

Former Stoke forward labels Arsenal as the "worst sore losers"

Former Stoke forward Jonathan Walters has called Arsenal "the worst sore losers".

Aaron Ramsey only player to brave social media after Stoke defeat

Aaron Ramsey was the only player to brave social media after Arsenal's defeat to Stoke.

Martin Keown latest lazy pundit to slam Mesut Ozil after Arsenal Stoke woes

Martin Keown has said that Arsenal cannot afford to carry Mesut Ozil following their defeat to Stoke.

Martin Keown delivers scathing Arsenal assessment but is he too early?

Martin Keown has said that Arsenal didn't look like champions during their 1-0 defeat to Stoke yesterday.

Was Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain really that bad against Stoke?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continues to impress as an attacking wing-back although he came in for excessive criticism online after his display against Stoke.

Walcott for Lacazette and other things that confused us as Arsenal crashed at Stoke

Arsenal were defeated 1-0 by Stoke at thArsenal were defeated 1-0 by Stoke at the Bet365 stadium this evening, and there were some very familiar lessons.e Bet365 stadium this evening, and there were some very familiar lessons.