FOOTBALL - Theo Walcott’s goal after 20 seconds on Saturday is the fastest of the 2012/2013 Premier League season. His goal (20 secs) was also Arsenal’s fastest in the Premier League era, beating Robin van Persie’s strike after 29 seconds on 16 October 2011.
FOOTBALL - Tuesday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton will be a crucial encounter in terms of Champions League berths and will allow stalwart managers Arsène Wenger and David Moyes to renew their coaching rivalry. Our Infographic is below.
FOOTBALL – On Wednesday, 13 March, Bayern München will face Arsenal in the Champions league round of 16, 2nd leg, at the Allianz Arena. With a 3-1 away win in the bag, Bayern have a 98% chance of reaching the next round this CL season. Arsenal have a 2% chance of progressing to the next round, based on previous matches. We have several key stats on this match listed below.
FOOTBALL - Tottenham Hotspur beat Arsenal 2-1 in the North London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Spurs were 2-0 up at half time. The Gunners are ranked fifth in the Premier League table, 24 points behind leaders Manchester United. Funny fact: Arsenal are top of the alternative table, based on second half scores only.
FOOTBALL- On Tuesday, 19 February, Arsenal take on Bayern München in the Champions League round of 16, 1st leg, at Emirates Stadium, London. Bayern have lost 10 of 18 KO ties against English teams. Bayern’s last KO tie against them was vs Chelsea in last year’s CL final. We have several key stats on this match listed below.
FOOTBALL – Second-tier Blackburn Rovers shocked the Emirates Stadium on Saturday by knocking Arsenal out of the FA Cup on the Londoners’ own turf. By doing so, the Rovers ended Arsenal’s home unbeaten streak of 34 matches in the competition, the longest in FA Cup history. Click the Read More button to see the top 10 of these streaks.
FOOTBALL - On Sunday Manchester City collected their first league win at Arsenal in 38 years ending a 27-match winless streak at Arsenal, their longest ever in the English top flight.
FOOTBALL - As a companion piece to the “Race to 38/68/87” piece which blogger James Grayson published on the Premier League yesterday, we have looked at the current Euro Club Index assessment of the competition.
FOOTBALL - Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 7-3 in their Premier League match on Saturday. This was the first time ever in 157 league matches they scored seven goals against Newcastle. Arsenal equalled their club record of scoring seven Premier League goals in a match.
FOOTBALL - Emmanuel Adebayor scored the opening goal in the 10th minute of the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur today, only to be sent off eight minutes later. In the history of the major derbies in the Premier League this had happened only once before when Mickaël Essien scored for Chelsea and was sent off against Fulham in a West London derby on 10 Nov 2010. It had never occurred in a Manchester Derby, Merseyside Derby or Tyne-and-Wear Derby.
FOOTBALL - Arsenal’s penalty miss by Mikel Arteta in the dying seconds of their 3-3 draw with Fulham means that the Gunners have now converted only five of their last 10 Premier League penalties. Historically, the league-wide average is 75% converted. Click Read More to see how your club has done in its last 10 attempts.
FOOTBALL - Robin van Persie scored against his former club Arsenal in Manchester United’s 2-1 win against the Gunners. With that goal RVP completed his PL set. He has now scored against all current PL clubs. Check out against which club he has netted most.
FOOTBALL - Saturday 20 October marked the first time in PL history Manchester United and Manchester City came from behind to win on the same day.
FOOTBALL - Arsenal won 3-1 at West Ham to hand coach Arsene Wenger his milestone 350th win in the English Premier League. Only Sir Alex Ferguson has won more Premier League matches as a coach (504).