Theo Walcott attempted the Dizzy Goals challenge with hilarious consequences The Dizzy goals challenge is part of a Global Goals campaign started by the United Nations to raise awareness about sustainable development by asking famous sportspersons, celebrities and any interested people to score a goal while being in the state of dizziness. The idea is to reach out to as many people as possible courtesy any type of m
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger also made a cameo at the end The #Dizzygoals challenge has been one of the trending topics on social media recently and several footballers have taken part in executing the hilarious routine that has been dubbed as the football equivalent of the ice bucket challenge. Now, Arsenal players are the latest ones to have joined the wagon. Theo Walcott and Mikel Arteta took the dizzy penalty challenge as the Gunn
Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina tries his hand cricket and failed miserably while bowling There is a reason why sportspersons who can play more than one sport professionally are held in such high regard, and Arsenal’s stars trying their hand at cricket shows exactly why it is tough to accomplish such a feat. While they may be world renowned for their skills on the football pitch, their skills with the bat and ball border are noth
Kouyate scores past Cech whose misjudged error gave West Ham a 1-0 lead Arsenal were shocked in their inaugural Premier League fixture by West Ham United after the Gunners were defeated 2-0 at their home ground. The Gunners started off in typical fashion, dictating the proceedings with their possession play but a first half goal from Kouyate changed the complexion of the game before Mauro Zarate’s low driven effort finished
Arsenal ended pre-season with an emphatic and hard-fought 1-0 victory against Chelsea in the Community Shield The Barclays Premier League starts off this weekend and Arsenal are all geared up to kick-off in style. After finishing last season on a high by winning the FA Cup, for the record 12th time for the club and 6th time for Arsene Wenger, Arsenal had the perfect pre-season preparation: winning the Barclays Asia
Arsenal overcame Chelsea to seal the Community Shield And then the voodoo was no more. Arsene Wenger finally managed to exorcise his demons and get one over Jose Mourinho at the fourteenth time of asking. The victories broke not only a personal spell for the Frenchman, but also for his team. The Gunners had not only failed to record a victory over their London rivals since 2011, but also failed to score over a span of minutes that had
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the winner for as Arsenal beat Chelsea Arsene Wenger finally managed to beat Jose Mourinho at the fourteenth attempt as Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 to win the Community Shield. Wenger broke the hoodoo after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s strike helped Arsenal secure the title for the second straight season. Loic Remy started in place of Diego Costa for Chelsea who was not fit to start the match while Arsen
Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have both extended their contracts at Arsenal ahead of the new season Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have both agreed to sign contract extensions with Arsenal, according to the official Arsenal website. The two players have been integral to the Arsenal set-up in recent seasons, and the agreement will put an end to all speculation about the two players’ futures ahead of the new season. 26-year-
Arsenal’s renewed the contracts of players who formed the British core in 2012 On December 19, 2012, Arsenal made a quintuple contract announcement. Five young British players – Kieran Gibbs, Carl Jenkinson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere – had all signed to “long-term deals”. The slightly awkward accompanying press photo gave the pen-to-paper visual cliché a schoolboy complexion
Walcott scored the winner but it was Adelaide who caught the eye Arsenal won the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010, becoming the first club to win the esteemed competition for an unprecedented fourth time and—ah, who are we kidding? We all know that this preseason tournament is little more than a glorified friendly, and all involved should be careful not to draw too many conclusions from the proceedings. Is Lacazette utter
Perhaps Arsenal’s sternest test in pre-season so far came against the German side Wolfsburg as they claimed victory in the pre-season tournament played entirely at the Emirates. The Emirates Cup victory for the Gunners came thanks to a 55th minute goal by Theo Walcott. Arguably among the best performers of the night was youngster Reine-Adelaide who slid in the superb assist for Walcott’s goal that would prove to be the winner.
Karim Benzema could be set to leave Real Madrid this summer Arsenal are interested in signing Karim Benzema and have reportedly contacted Real Madrid to confirm their interest, according to a report in Spanish daily El Confidencial. The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu, with Manchester United also showing interest in the striker. Various reports have suggested that Arsenal made a bid of £31mi
Theo Walcott may have a difficult choice to make about his career After the sale of Raheem Sterling to Manchester City, Liverpool have got to be feeling the sting of losing yet another dangerous attacker so soon after seeing the south-bound Suárez enjoy so much success at Barça, while they stumbled to a sixth-place finish. With Sterling's £43.75m transfer fee in their pocket and the need for a pacy winger-cum-forwa
Arsenal lifted the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore after beating Everton 3-1 Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 to clinch the Barclays Asia Trophy, in a match which saw former Chelsea goalkeeper and new signing Petr Cech make his debut. Wenger fielded a strong Arsenal line-up for this pre-season fixture, including the likes of Ozil, Giroud and Ramsey, who weren’t part of the squad in their previous outing against the Singapore Select XI.
Alexandre Lacazette scored 27 goals in 31 games for Lyon last season He's French. He's (potentially) undervalued. Plenty of face, solid finishing, room to grow. Hell, he's the next Henry. The only asterisk to append to that claim, apparently, is that he's already delivered one massive season, scoring 27 goals in 31 Ligue 1 appearances, offering a strong comparison to Henry's delivery at the same age when he scored 17 go