Monday, November 12, 2018

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    Liberian honour for the most honourable man on planet earth

Liberian honour for the most honourable man on planet earth

When Michael Jackson released the Liberian Girl song in 1987, not many people on the world stage knew about Liberia. This was even more so in 1983 when the song was apparently written initially and recorded.In 1987, George Weah the country’s president was still playing for Invincible Eleven of Monrovia, the Tin Pot dictator Samuel Doe ruled Liberia, reducing the [...]

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    Kanu: It’s a miracle if Arsenal win EPL

Kanu: It’s a miracle if Arsenal win EPL

Can Arsenal win the English Premier League (EPL)? It's going to be a miraculous feat, says Nwankwo Kanu, a Super Eagles legend.Speaking to BBC, the 42-year-old who spent five seasons with the Gunners does not fancy the North London club, who are starting their post-Wenger era after 22 years, to win the league."If it happens and they win the league, [...]

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    Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, says he hopes to be an Arsenal player for a long time.Iwobi said Arsenal had always been his dream club, adding that he is "always proud" to be a Gunner."It has always been my childhood dream . I have been playing for Arsenal since I was six," Iwobi told Mirror UK."The fact I am representing [...]

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    The post-Wenger Arsenal years are here

The post-Wenger Arsenal years are here

BY BABA GRUMPY I am still mourning. I am still sad that Arsene is gone. I hope he comes back one day. As a fan; as an ambassador; or as the board chairman cum chief executive. I pray he doesn’t have to come back on a rescue mission as that will mean something terrible has happened.If you think I am [...]

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    Arsenal confirm appointment of Emery as new manager

Arsenal confirm appointment of Emery as new manager

Unai Emery will take over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager.The former Paris St. Germain coach will replace the Frenchman who has spent 22-years at the club.He has signed a four-year deal worth £6million per season.Emery, 46, said he is "thrilled" to join a "great" football club like Arsenal.He said: "I am thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs [...]

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    I can still play football, says Wenger

I can still play football, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger says he has no plan to quit football and that he's still in good enough shape to play the game.Wenger, 68, says he regularly takes part in staff-only games on the training ground.He made this known on Tuesday at a press conference held ahead of Arsenal's clash against Leicester City.Wenger said when he leaves at the end of [...]

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    Iwobi scores in farewell home win for Wenger

Iwobi scores in farewell home win for Wenger

Arsenal defeated Burnley 5-0 to give outgoing manager, Arsene Wenger, a befitting send forth party at their Emirates stadium home, while  Chelsea kept hopes of a top four finish alive with a 1-0 win over third placed Liverpool.In Arsene Wenger's penultimate game and final home game as Arsenal manager, January signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got the party started fourteen minutes into [...]

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    Manchester United hand farewell defeat to Wenger at Old Trafford

Manchester United hand farewell defeat to Wenger at Old Trafford

Manchester United inflicted a last-minute 2-1 defeat on Arsenal to send their retiring manager, Arsene Wenger, forth at the Theatre of Dreams.On his last visit to Old Trafford before his impending retirement, Wenger was honoured by his rival club.Former adversary and now-retired Sir Alex Ferguson was on hand to present United's parting trophy gift to the French coach as [...]

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    I now know what it feels like to die, says Wenger on imminent Arsenal exit

I now know what it feels like to die, says Wenger on imminent Arsenal exit

Arsene Wenger says all his decisions, good or bad, at Arsenal Football Club were for the fans.He said although he still has much to offer, the fans were unhappy with the club's performance, hence his decision to leave at the end of the season.Wenger has been at the helm of affairs at Arsenal for 22 years.The Frenchman spoke on his imminent [...]

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    When Wenger departs, we shall miss #WengerOut

When Wenger departs, we shall miss #WengerOut

BY MAYOR IKOROHAApril 20, 2018 may be remembered by many fans of Arsenal Football Club as Liberation Day. On this day, the club released a statement in which manager Arsene Wenger announced that he would be leaving the club at the end of the current 2017/2018 football season. He has been the club’s manager for 22 years, the longest serving [...]

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    Ferguson, Kanu, Van Persie hail ‘great’ Wenger

Ferguson, Kanu, Van Persie hail ‘great’ Wenger

Tributes and encomiums have been pouring in since Arsene Wenger announced that he will quit as the manager of Arsenal at the end of the season.He made his intention known in a press statement on Friday.Sir Alex Ferguson, Wenger's longtime rival, has described the Frenchman as "one of the greatest Premier League managers".The Frenchman has been in charge of Arsenal [...]

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    Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Iwobi on Arsenal’s poor run: We have to do better in defence and attack

Alex Iwobi has spoken in defence of his Arsenal teammates who have been criticised for lacking in passion and commitment.The players had come under serious criticisms after losing four straight games. It is their worst run of form in over 15 years.Speaking ahead of their next home game against Watford, Iwobi said the team is a cohesive unit and that the [...]

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    Arsenal’s EPL target is top four, says Iwobi

Arsenal’s EPL target is top four, says Iwobi

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi says Arsenal drive of getting to the top four spot in the English Premier League is as realistic as winning the Europa League.The Arsene Wenger tutored side are eight points off the Champions League slot and currently sixth on the EPL table, with 45 points.In an interview with UK Mirror, he said "We have to [...]

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    Arsenal sign ‘highly-rated’ Aubameyang

Arsenal sign ‘highly-rated’ Aubameyang

Arsenal have completed the £56million signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund.The North London club announced Aubameyang's signing on its official website.The striker arrived London on Tuesday but underwent his medical Wednesday morning.The Gabonese, 28, has inked a £180,000-a-week deal at the Emirates."Our second signing of the January transfer window, Auba is one of the world’s most highly-rated strikers," a [...]

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    Manchester United sign Sanchez as Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Manchester United sign Sanchez as Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has joined Manchester United with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to Arsenal.The Red Devils announced the signing of the Chilean attacker on Monday."Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that sees the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction," a statement on United's website read."Alexis is one of the best [...]

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    Wenger hit with three-match touchline ban over ‘abusive behaviour’

Wenger hit with three-match touchline ban over ‘abusive behaviour’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been given a three-game touchline ban after he was charged with misconduct by the English FA.Wenger was also fined £40,000 for the bust-up with referee Mike Dean.He angrily confronted Dean in the referees’ changing room after a controversial late penalty cost his side two points.The Frenchman will miss Sunday's FA Cup game against Nottingham Forest, [...]

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