1. Arsenal Defender Johan Djourou Set to Join Napoli This Week

    After making just 14 league starts for Arsenal during the 2011-12 Premier League season, and finding his path to more consistent first-team football blocked by the likes of Thomas ...

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  2. Arsenal: Robin Van Persie's Father Rules out Manchester City Move

    Arsenal striker Robin van Persie's father, Bob, has said that his son will not be joining Manchester City during this summer's transfer window and even hinted that Robin may stay with the Gunners...

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  3. Arsenal Euro Watch: Szczesny Sees Red, Arshavin Outshines Rosicky

    There was always going to be an inordinate amount of pressure heaped upon Wojciech Szczesny heading into his first competitive match in goal for Poland...

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  4. Andrei Arshavin Makes Strong Case to Start at Attacking Midfielder for Arsenal

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said back in February that he was sending out-of-form winger Andrei Arshavin on loan to Zenit St. Petersburg to restore the Russian's confidence levels, which had been edging dangerously close to 'empty'...

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  5. Greece and Poland Fight to 1-1 Draw in Raucous Euro 2012 Opener

    Portuguese-born Greece manager Fernando Santos struck a resigned figure in the dugout for much of his side's Friday match against co-hosts Poland...

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  6. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Why Yann M'Vila Should Be the No. 1 Priority

    When it comes to diagnosing Arsenal 's areas of need for next season, two main categories arise: a consistent, dependable goal scorer outside of Robin van Persie, and an improvement in the defensive unit...

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  7. Arsenal: Fernando Gago Would Be a Better Signing Than Lucas Biglia

    Recent news reports have linked 26-year-old Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia to Arsenal , with the Anderlecht captain claiming to have "held talks" with the north London club...

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  8. EPL: The 7 Most Important Transfers so Far This Summer

    The upcoming European Championships will occupy the attention of world footballing (or at least the European contingent) fans for some three weeks when they begin on June 8...

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  9. England vs. France Preview: 5 Players the Three Lions Need to Worry About

    The last time these two classic rivals met was in November 2010 at Wembley. France emerged with a 2-1 victory that night , in a match they had largely dominated. It was their fourth consecutive win, a run that has now bloomed to 21 games without a loss..

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  10. 5 Key Observations from France's 4-0 Demolition of Estonia

    Back in January 2011, when Nike first unveiled its debut collection of France national football team products, former international Christophe Dugarry, a member of the World Cup '98 ...

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  11. Arsenal: Is It Time for Denilson to Move on from the Club?

    I am a footballer and I want to play every week because I want the chance to play for Brazil. Look at Lucas [Leiva] at Liverpool . He's been playing regularly and he's in the Brazil team...

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  12. Remembering Dirk Kuyt, One of Liverpool's Most Loyal Stewards

    Dec. 13, 2009 will always remain one of my fondest memories. It was the day I first experienced the sanctuary of The Bombardier, an English pub nestled within the shadow of Le Pantheon...

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  13. Yann M'Vila Ruled out of France's Euro 2012 Opener Against England

    The debate as to whether France midfielder Yann M'Vila would be fit in time for the June 11 European Championship opener against England was put to rest Sunday, when an MRI revealed ...

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  14. Arsenal: Thierry Henry's Greatest Lesson for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    It seems fitting that, on a day in which 18-year-old Arsenal and England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made his full debut in his national colors, The Telegraph' s Henry Winter ...

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  15. Yoann Gourcuff Asked Laurent Blanc to Leave Him off Final 23-Man European Roster

    French news site Europubfoot has exclusively revealed that Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Yoann Gourcuff requested that France manager Laurent Blanc leave him off the final 23-man roster for this month's European Championships...

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  16. Arsenal Euro Watch: Oxlade-Chamberlain and Walcott Show Potential for England

    "He's got skill and pace to burn, and that just brings something extra to this England squad at the moment," said commentator Tony Dorigo, assessing the performance of England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Belgium on Saturday...

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  17. Arsenal: Getting to Know Elton Monteiro, One of the Gunners' Best Young Talents

    With the rate he's advancing through the ranks of the Arsenal youth system, 18-year-old central defender Elton Monteiro may be featuring for the senior team before long...

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  18. Arsenal Announce Involvement in Markus Liebherr Cup This July

    With the Emirates Cup postponed for 2012 due to its scheduled dates falling during the London Olympics, rendering transportation to the north London venue a logistical nightmare ...

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  19. France Euro 2012 Roster: Latest on Team's Starting 11 and More

    Most fans at the Stade Auguste-Delaune Thursday night had probably barely taken their seat before they were subjected to a throat-clutching, stomach-churning moment...

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  20. Ukraine Euro 2012 Roster: Analyzing Team's Starting 11 and More

    Never underestimate a host nation's chances to succeed in a major tournament. As has so often been the case in the World Cup, with then-minnows South Korea's run to the 2002 semifinals ...

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  21. Arsenal Transfer News: Seydou Doumbia the Latest Striker Linked to the Gunners

    CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia has been linked with a move to Arsenal , ESPN Soccernet reported Thursday...

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  22. Thomas Vermaelen: "I Will Stay at Arsenal Forever"

    Speaking to the Daily Mirror ahead of Belgium's June 2 friendly against England, Arsenal central defender Thomas Vermaelen pledged his future to the north London club. "I will stay at Arsenal forever," Vermaelen said...

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  23. Gervinho Is Primed for a Breakout 2012-13 Season with Arsenal

    To understand the circumstances surrounding Gervinho 's hot-and-cold first season at the Emirates, one must filter back through time to the 2000-01 season, when a talented 26-year-old ...

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  24. Arsenal Listed as the Sixth Most Valuable Football Brand in the World

    Arsenal Football Club have been ranked sixth in Brand Finance's 2012 list of the most valuable football brands in the world, with a value of £250 million. This marks the fourth straight year that Arsenal have ranked in the top 10, following No...

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  25. Euro 2012: 20 Players to Watch for at This Summer's Championships

    They're not the World Cup—nothing can rival that competition for its splendor and unequivocal magnetism, after all—but the European Championships still showcase some sublime football...

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