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19 April 2024 0

Sir Chips Keswick: Former Arsenal chairman dies aged 84

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Sir Chips Keswick (right) presents Arsene Wenger (left) with a gold cannon to commemorate his 1000th game in charge of Arsenal
Sir Chips Keswick was knighted for services to banking in the 1993 New Year Honours

Former Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick has died at the age of 84.

A lifelong supporter of the club, he joined the board in 2005 and accepted the role of chairman in 2013 when Peter Hill-Wood stepped down.

Keswick, who made his name in the banking industry and was a director of the Bank of

15 April 2024 0

Premier League title race: ‘Arsenal and Liverpool stumble as momentum shifts in Man City’s favour’

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Arsenal midfielders Jorginho and Declan Rice contemplate what went wrong against Aston Villa after the full-time whistle
Arsenal suffered their fifth league defeat of the season against Aston Villa

Arsenal revelled in a scene of high anticipation when they walked out to face Aston Villa but were left looking at a sea of empty red seats 90 minutes later as the Premier League title race took a potentially pivotal twist.

Liverpool stumbled first in a shock home defeat by Crystal Palace before Arsenal’s supporters, well at least

8 April 2024 0

Gabriel Jesus: Arsenal and Brazil striker does not remember playing ‘without pain’

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Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus battling for the ball
Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus (centre) has won 64 caps for Brazil

Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus says he is unable to remember playing football “without pain”.

Jesus, 27, had knee surgery after sustaining an injury that ruled him out Brazil’s World Cup campaign in December 2022 – missing 99 days of action.

The forward, who has made 15 Premier League starts for the Gunners this season, has suffered three further knee

7 April 2024 0

Manchester United: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp warns rivals must improve to beat Arsenal

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp shakes hands with Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag
Manchester United host Liverpool’s title rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on 11 May

Jurgen Klopp has warned Manchester United they will get beaten by Arsenal next month if they play like they did against his Liverpool side.

United could yet help Klopp’s side, as they host Arsenal – the new leaders – on the season’s penultimate weekend.

However, Klopp fears United need to up their game if they are to

31 March 2024 0

Manchester City 0-0 Arsenal: ‘Stern and steely Gunners not going away in Premier League title race’

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William Saliba blocks Erling Haaland's shot
Manchester City failed to score in a home Premier League game for the first time since October 2021

Arsenal are almost a year on from the start of the collapse that cost them dearly in last season’s Premier League title race so all vital signs will be placed under the fiercest scrutiny as they face the same pressures again.

The ultimate test remains a visit to Manchester City, who forced

30 March 2024 0

Manchester City v Arsenal: The similarities between Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta

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Guillem Balague's BBC Sport column

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta go back a long way. The Spaniards’ relationship started in 1997 when Arteta joined Barcelona’s academy – meeting his idol and Barca skipper Guardiola. Their time as team-mates was brief but a friendship had been forged and continued when Guardiola made him his assistant at Etihad Stadium in 2016.

As the pair prepare to go head to head when their

29 March 2024 0

Premier League top three quiz: How well do you know Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City’s seasons?

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Split picture of Erling Haaland, Declan Rice and Mohamed Salah

There are just 10 games to go in what could be a title race for the ages!

Arsenal lead the Premier League table, one point above Liverpool and two points ahead of champions Manchester City.

With the title possibly going down to the wire we thought we’d put your knowledge to the test.

How much attention have you been paying on the Premier League’s top three sides this season? It’s

28 March 2024 0

Premier League title race: Will Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester City win?

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There's just one point separating Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City with 10 games to go of the 2023-24 Premier League season
There’s just one point separating Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City with 10 games to go of the 2023-24 Premier League season

Sunday is shaping up to be a huge day in the Premier League title race, with Liverpool playing Brighton and Manchester City hosting title rivals Arsenal.

The Reds would go top if they pick up a point or more against the Seagulls – before current leaders Arsenal go to

28 March 2024 0

Declan Rice: How England midfielder has improved title-chasing Arsenal

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Declan Rice
Declan Rice is having the best goalscoring and assisting season of his career in the Premier League

When Arsenal spent £100m to sign West Ham midfielder Declan Rice last summer there was a suggestion in some camps that the Gunners had overpaid.

But those voices have quietened as the England international, with some brilliant performances in a more attacking position, has helped fire Arsenal to the top of the table

20 March 2024 0

Arsenal: Takehiro Tomiyasu signs new contract to 2026

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Takehiro Tomiyasu
Takehiro Tomiyasu has won 41 caps for Japan

Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu has signed a new two-year contract.

The 25-year-old Japan international, whose current deal was due to expire in 2025, has committed until 2026, with the option of a further year.

Tomiyasu has played 73 games in all competitions for the Gunners since joining from Bologna in 2021.

“Together with his natural ability and strength, Tomi’s attitude, mentality and