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Arsenal in trouble after match against West Brom

Arsenal’s mounting woes continued as West Brom inflicted a morale-sapping defeat, pegging them back in their fight to maintain their top-four place. Defender Craig Dawson’s brace helped West Brom to a 3-1 victory over the Gunners, who have now lost four Premier League games in their last five, the only win coming against relegation-threatened Hull.

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Arsenal ends Lincoln City’s FA Cup dream

Arsenal secured a place at Wembley with a resounding victory against Lincoln City. After a first half where Daniel Cowley’s side showed its worth through composed defending and tactical prowess, Theo Walcott broke through for the Gunners to secure their first goal only moments before the break. This was the beginning of the end for

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Arsenal take a walk on the wild side

The abundant species of football’s diverse and complex ecosystem prowled the long grass of north London’s streets this weekend. To the seasoned wildlife observer, it wasn’t difficult to tell the specimens apart. And, it being FA Cup quarter final weekend, the full gamut of animal emotion was on display. On Sunday, in neighbouring Haringey, the

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Arsenal battered 5-1 by Bayern

Ten-man Arsenal limped out of the Champions League in embarrassing style after suffering their second successive 1-5 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. Theo Walcott gave the hosts a first half lead but after Laurent Koscielny was sent off after the break the German side ran riot. The game was stopped inside the first

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Arsenal betters Premier League by capping away tickets at £26

Gunners fans are “delighted” that in addition to the Premier League cap on away ticket prices Arsenal will provide a further £4 subsidy to their supporters. While the Premier League has confirmed the cap will come in at the start of the 2016/2017 season, Arsenal have announced their away tickets will be further subsidised at £26. Speaking

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Islington boxer Kian Thomas cancels clash over weight dispute

Promising Islington boxer Kian ‘Tec’ Thomas was forced to cancel an important clash over the weekend, after a disagreement over the weight limit.  The  slugger had been hoping to move up the British rankings with a win over Tottenham pugilist Mark McKray at York Hall arena in Bethnal Green. However, Thomas’ team felt that the fight should not

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Arsenal sunk by Rashford brace for Manchester United

Arsenal lost vital ground in the title race today after being defeated 3-2 by Manchester United, who were inspired by a brace from Premier League debutant Marcus Rashford. Here’s how it happened in real-time. The Islington outfit knew defeat today would prove detrimental to their hopes of a first Premier League title since 2004, but found

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Highbury kids score Jermaine Jenas visit

Former Premier League star Jermaine Jenas wowed children at Highbury Grove School last week on a visit to kick off a partnership. Details of the partnership could not be revealed as it is a working relationship still in its early phases. Jackie Barry, the PA to head teacher Tom Sherrington, said: “Jermaine was met by

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On the pitch with OId Street’s very own rugby team

Watching Old Streetonians RFC train, it’s hard to see where they have gone wrong. The players pop the ball between one another at speed, moving seamlessly between the lines. There’s pace, confidence and skill in abundance, with no little camaraderie. They appear to have the perfect set-up. Devoted staff, brand new facilities and an ideal

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