Wenger happy to show faith in ever-willing Jenkinson ahead of Arsenal’s EFL Cup clash with Southampton

He once went into battle for non-leagues outfit Eastbourne Borough and Welling United during short loan stints at then parent club Charlton Athletic. These days you can find Carl Jenkinson in and around the Arsenal squad rubbing shoulders on the pitch with the likes of superstars Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. And he will be […]

Arsenal vs Bournemouth Match Preview

Arsenal are hot favourites to overcome the challenge of Bournemouth in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. And boss Arsene Wenger will be quick to remind his players that they need to get back to winning ways to bolster their challenge for the top flight crown. Wenger’s troops tackle Eddie Howe’s mid-table side on the back […]

Arsenal fan Jenko’s joy at being a Gunners ace again

THE OX grabbed the goals but the man who helped Arsenal to  2-0 win over Reading in the EFL Cup at the Emirates would surely allow Carl Jenkinson some of the spotlight. While Alex Oxlaide-Chamberlain bagged a brace to hand the Gunners a quarter-final berth, Jenkinson made his first appearance for the club in nearly […]

The Arsenal Foundation Raises Record Amount

The Arsenal Foundation’s flagship annual fundraiser, A Night To Inspire, raised a record total of £385,845 at Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening. Thanks to the generosity of Arsène Wenger, the first-team squad and their guests, money was raised to build three football pitches at community centres in Jakarta, Indonesia. The project, which will be delivered […]

Five players that Arsenal need to sell this summer

Five players that Arsenal need to sell this summer. After bucking bookie odds with a late title challenge, the 2015 summer transfer window could be the biggest of Arsene Wenger’s career. As money continues to become an integral part of the Premier League, it becomes even more vital to spend big in the transfer market. […]

Sagna Becomes Arsenal’s Latest Injury Victim, Carragher and Neville Speak Positives, Bakkali Staying at PSV…

Sagna Becomes Arsenal’s Latest Injury Victim Bacary Sagna is set to miss at least the next two weeks of football after it was confirmed that he has picked up a hamstring injury. The France international, who has been in good form so far this season, developed the problem during Arsenal’s 2-0 win over SSC Napoli […]

Jenko: Ozil’s pal Mertersacker is BFG of a leader for Arsenal

Arsenal full-back Carl Jenkinson has praised Per Mertersacker’s leadership qualities at the heart of the Gunners’ defence. German central defender Mertersacker helped smooth the way for star signing Mesut Ozil – a close friend, international colleague and former Werder Bremen team-mate – to switch from Madrid to north London in a deadline day blockbuster of […]

Arsenal Reveal New Nike Kit For 2013/14

Gunners first-team stars launch yellow and blue strip as giant stadium banner is unveiled Arsenal and kit partner Nike have today revealed the new 2013-14 away kit, available to pre-order today, Tuesday July 9, with a spectacular launch event immortalising the Club’s young British players on the side of Emirates Stadium. The exterior of the […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Praises Gunners, Jenkinson Determined to Become First-Choice RB, Cazorla Backs Pellegrini to Find PL Success and More

Wenger Praises Arsenal Players Arsene Wenger commended his Arsenal players after they maintained their top-four status for the 17th consecutive season by defeating Newcastle United 1-0 on the final day of the season. The Gunners boss was elated with his team’s outstanding end-of-the-season form which saw them win nine of their final 11 games, including […]

Arsenal breathing down Chelsea’s and Spurs necks

Arsenal crept closer to Chelsea and Tottenham with a solid 2-0 win at Swansea on Saturday and kept their second away clean sheet in a row. The game lacked drama though as the Gunners were more or less in control of the proceedings right from the opening kickoff and very rarely seemed to be in […]

Too little too late for Arsenal

You can’t criticize a team that went into Munich and beat the Bundesliga leaders 2-0 in their own backyard. However, it was still a case of too little too late for Arsenal as they needed a third goal to secure a spot in the European Champions League quarterfinals and lost on the away-goals rule after […]

Arsenal falls 2-1 to Spurs but Champions League still in reach

Champions League football is still possible for Arsenal next season, but there’s no denying that it’s going to be quite an uphill battle after dropping a 2-1 decision to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday March 3. Third-place Spurs are now seven points clear of the Gunners while fourth-place Chelsea sits five ahead of […]

Cazorla comes through for in the crunch

It was a nervous 94 minutes for Arsenal fans and manager Arsene Wenger at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, but thanks to midfield maestro Santi Cazorla the Gunners took all three points from a game Aston Villa side with a 2-1 win. Cazorla opened and closed the scoring in the game with the winner, his […]

Arsenal grinds out 1-0 win in Sunderland: still within reach of 4th place

Arsenal battled it out to the very end in grinding out a hard-earned 1-0 win at Sunderland on Saturday Feb. 9 even though they were down to 10 men after 62 minutes. They controlled the match in the first half, but started to lose the plot a little after the break as Carl Jenkinson received […]

Arsenal do enough to edge Brighton 3-2 in FA Cup

Arsenal did just enough to squeak by Brighton and Hove Albion 3-2 on Saturday Jan. 26 on the south coast and advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup. However, they had to bring the big guns off the bench to do it as Theo Walcott shot home the winner in the 85th minute […]

Backpage Roundup: Cazorla Wants Winter Break, Wigan Boss Hails Arsenal Quality, Jenkinson is Over the Moon, Rummenigge’s Warning and More

Cazorla Wants Winter Break in English Football Santi Cazorla wants English football to adopt winter breaks in their schedules as he believes it would be very beneficial for the players. The Arsenal playmaker is used to having winter breaks, as before arriving in the Premier League in August, he had played his entire career in […]

Almost time for Arsene Wenger to pass the torch

Other than the player ratings, there’s not really much point to go over Saturday’s 2-0 loss at home to Swansea. I’m sure most of you saw the match and can form your own opinions on it. Two late goals may have decided the result on paper, but the contest on the pitch was over long […]

Backpage Roundup: Walcott Injures Buttock, Cesar Rejected Arsenal, Wenger Laments Lack of Defensive Urgency, Wilshere Surprised By Quick England Return and More

Walcott Suffers Buttock Injury   Theo Walcott injured a buttock muscle in Arsenal’s 3-3 draw with Fulham on Saturday and so his participation in England’s upcoming friendly game with Sweden is doubtful. The 23-year-old winger made his first PL start of the season against the Cottagers and created two goals for his teammates before being […]

Backpage Roundup: Double Injury Boost for Arsenal, Podolski Wants Central Role, Jol Supports Wenger, Jenkinson Set for England Call-Up and More

Double Injury Boost for Arsenal There is some good news for Arsenal fans on the injury front as goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny started in their under-21 side’s 2-1 defeat to West Ham United on Friday and showed no ill effects of the ankle injury that has limited him to just two appearances so far this season. […]

Backpage roundup: Koscielny hates Suarez, loves Drogba, Mannone going nowhere, Cazorla copies Iniesta, Jenkinson opts for England and more

Koscielny Hates ‘Cheating’ Suarez But Loves Drogba Laurent Koscielny says that he hates playing against Liverpool forward Luis Suarez and has branded the controversial Uruguayan a ‘cheat.’ Suarez has found himself in the centre of multiple controversies since arriving in English football last year, with the most recent one arising due to his alleged tendency […]

Backpage roundup: Jenkinson trains with England, Wenger plotting moves for Llorente and Lopez, Fulham want Arshavin, Ox’s relief and more

Jenkinson Trains with Three Lions Squad Carl Jenkinson trained with the England squad on Sunday although it wasn’t an official call-up and he won’t be a part of the Three Lions squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifier against Poland. England were using Arsenal’s London Colney training ground on Sunday and so Hodgson decided to […]

Backpage Roundup: Jenkinson on Three Lions Radar, Zaha to Replace Walcott, Guardiola ‘Perfect’ for Arsenal, Wenger Likens Cazorla to Hoddle and More

Jenkinson on Three Lions Radar England coach and Man United legend Gary Neville has hinted that Arsenal’s young defender Carl Jenkinson is very close to earning a Three Lions call-up. The 20-year-old right-back has impressed for Arsenal this season and even though he has been representing Finland at under-21 level, Neville says that a senior […]

Carl Jenkinson – Risen from the ashes

Few can forget the humiliation of the 8-2 thumping at Old Trafford last season. Especially so for Arsenal’s 20-year-old right back, Carl Jenkinson. Brought in from Charlton Athletic in the June 2011 as a little-known local boy, Jenkinson was almost immediately called into first-team action despite his lack of experience due to an injury crisis […]

Backpage roundup: Gazidis’ exorbitant salary, Wenger blames FFA for Diaby injury, Jenkinson wants to emulate Chelsea and more

Gazidis Pocketed More Than £2Million Last Season Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis raked in a cool £2.1 million in the 2011/12 season, according to a report published by The Sun. While the Gunners supremo has repeatedly told the press that spending wisely and moderately is the only sustainable business model, it seems that he himself […]

Backpage Roundup: Gnabry in Arsenal Squad, Arteta Doubtful for Olympiakos Game, Jenkinson Refuses to Reveal International Plans and More

Jenkinson Refuses to Discuss International Future Carl Jenkinson has assured that his only target at the moment is to keep getting better and better for Arsenal and is certainly not paying any mind to speculation about his international future. The Arsenal starlet’s mature performances at the right back position have some people suggesting that he […]