Tag: uefa champions league

Hanging on for some Cesc news

I was hoping to get the Barcelona ball rolling with a pre-preview today. But with Cesc Fabregas’ participation in the first leg still up in the air it all seems a bit pointless (although I am happy to announce that Andres Iniesta definitely won’t be playing). Anyway, I’ll have more tomorrow including (hopefully!) some news […]

It could be a very good weekend for the Arsenal

Chelsea are out of the Champions League after a comprehensive defeat to Inter Milan. It’s a massive result for Arsenal for two reasons. One, it removes an opponent that has already beaten us twice this season from the competition and two, because it has the psychological potential to derail Chelsea’s Premier League campaign. John Terry’s […]

Beautiful Arsenal v Porto photo compilation

Every once in a while I’m lucky enough to be sent matchday photos from photographer and good friend Ryu Voelkel. The latest installment is a terrific set from Emirates Stadium during Arsenal’s 5-0 win over FC Porto. Once you’re done falling in love with the photos, be sure to check out Voelkel’s website and Flickr […]

Nasri’s big opportunity

Three weeks ago a disastrous performance by Lukasz Fabianski allowed FC Porto to come away with a 2-1 first-leg lead against us. Tonight our team must overturn that deficit to book a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and we will have to do it without Cesc Fabregas. The captain’s hamstring tweak means […]

Arsenal injuries give Fabianski his chance

It’s FC Porto tonight in the first leg of our Champions League knockout clash and inevitably, injuries have struck again. Already denied the services of Andrey Arshavin and Alex Song, our team has now been robbed of William Gallas, Eduardo and Manuel Almunia due to respective calf, hamstring and hand injuries. While Eduardo’s absence shouldn’t affect the […]