“We Can Still Win The Title”:Lehmann

Jens Lehmann is confident he can help Arsenal win the title as he edges closer to a surprise return to the north London club. The former Germany goalkeeper, 41, left Arsenal in 2008 but is in talks over a short-term deal to help the club through an injury crisis which has seen Lukasz Fabianski ruled out until the end of the season because of a shoulder problem and Wojciech Szczesny…

March 15, 2011
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“Arsenal Are Looking Into An Emergency Loan Replacement For Wojciech Szczesny”:Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he is looking to bring in a goalkeeper on an emergency loan deal due to Wojciech Szczesny’s injury. The Pole sustained a dislocated finger during the Champions League clash against Barcelona on Tuesday night, which saw the Gunners bow out of the competition. Lukasz Fabianski is sidelined for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury, while Vito Mannone, who is…

March 11, 2011
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Arsenal’s Cesc Fábregas Misses FA Cup Tie Against Manchester United

Arsène Wenger has revealed that the Arsenal captain, Cesc Fábregas, has suffered a recurrence of his hamstring problem and will be out for possible two weeks. “He is very disappointed because it is becoming a bit of a problem for him, but it is very superficial,” said the Arsenal manager. Alex Song and Theo Walcott are also out of the FA Cup quarter-final at Manchester United on Saturday, with Robin…

March 10, 2011
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Arsenal Fear Robin Van Persie Knee Injury Ahead Of Barcelona Return

Arsenal are awaiting the results of a scan on Robin van Persie’s knee. It is feared that the striker could miss next week’s trip to Barcelona for the second leg of the club’s Champions League last-16 tie. The Dutch striker damaged his knee in the act of scoring his team’s equaliser against Birmingham City in Sunday’s 2-1 Carling Cup final defeat. Van Persie will be assessed today and he will…

March 1, 2011
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Birmingham City Win Is ‘My Greatest Achievement’:Alex McLeish

Alex McLeish savoured the “greatest achievement” of his career in management after the substitute Obafemi Martins scored a dramatic late winner to break Arsenal hearts and secure the Carling Cup for Birmingham City. McLeish enjoyed plenty of success at Rangers but, in the giddy heat of a 2-1 Wembley triumph against all the odds, he permitted himself a lapse into hyperbole. This was Birmingham’s first major trophy since 1963 and…

February 28, 2011
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Arsene Wenger: We Have to Take a Lot Of Encouragement To Face The Challenges Ahead

At the final whistle Arsenal’s players stood, sat or knelt on the lush emerald turf like figures in a tableau of despair. Motionless, traumatised, suddenly drained of the last vestiges of belief and hope and even pride, they looked dismayingly like Bayern Munich after Manchester United had finished with the German side at the Camp Nou in 1999. Jack Wilshere hit the crossbar here and Robin van Persie was the…

February 28, 2011
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