Sutton United provides tough test for Arsenal

Feb 21, 2017

Sutton United provides tough test for Arsenal

Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United. On the plastic patch at tiny Gander Green Lane Stadium, the gulf in class between teams separated by 105 places in the English soccer pyramid but pitted against each other in the F.A. Cup was not always ...

Feb 17, 2017

Wenger insists he'll coach next season

Arsene Wenger says he wants to continue coaching next season, even if it’s not at Arsenal. The Frenchman’s contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season. He has yet to commit to extending a reign that began in 1996, saying a decision ...

Bayern, Madrid build strong leads in Champions League

Feb 16, 2017

Bayern, Madrid build strong leads in Champions League

Bayern Munich answered its critics with a comprehensive 5-1 rout of Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League clash to move a step closer to the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Thiago Alcantara struck twice in a superb performance, and Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski ...

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Feb 5, 2017

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Fusing strength, aggression and pace, Eden Hazard received the ball inside Chelsea’s own half and just kept on running, fending off every frail barrier of Arsenal’s resistance. Laurent Koscielny was the first opponent brushed aside and Francis Coquelin was left spinning, trying forlornly to ...

Jan 28, 2017

Wenger handed four-match ban

The English Football Association has banned Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger from the touchline for four matches after an altercation with a match official, it was announced on Friday. Wenger escaped a stadium ban for shoving fourth official Anthony Taylor in the tunnel area at ...

Rooney matches Charlton in rout

Jan 8, 2017

Rooney matches Charlton in rout

Wayne Rooney equaled Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United scoring record as the F.A. Cup holders cruised into the fourth round with a 4-0 win over Reading on Saturday. Rooney scored his 249th United goal with Charlton watching as Jose Mourinho’s men strolled to victory, but ...

Arsenal roars back to claim dramatic draw at Bournemouth

Jan 4, 2017

Arsenal roars back to claim dramatic draw at Bournemouth

Flimsy before halftime, fabulous by the end; Arsenal revealed the split personality that has undermined so many of its Premier League title attempts as it snatched an unforgettable 3-3 draw at Bournemouth on Tuesday. Out-battled for an hour by its modest south coast opponent, ...