July 22 2014 Latest news:

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 26°C

min temp: 17°C

Five-day forecast

Arsenal

Christopher Willock. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Is this the next star off the Arsenal production line?

Arsene Wenger has paid tribute to 16-year-old winger Chris Willock after he impressed in the pre-season friendly at Boreham Wood.

Read full story »

Angel di Maria. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Real Madrid ‘keen to offload’ Spurs, Arsenal and Manchester United targets

Real Madrid are keen to have Sami Khedira and Angel Di Maria off the wage bill after the signing of James Rodriguez, according to reports in Spain.

Read full story »

The Tony Adams statue outside the Emirates Stadium. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal do battle over Emirates Stadium concerts after Ozil blamed for rejection

Arsenal have launched a High Court battle over a curb on the number of concerts that can be held at the Emirates Stadium.

Read full story »

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Striker admits he would relish Arsenal move and Tottenham handed defender boost

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

Read full story »

Colombia and Porto main man Jackson Martinez  (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Arsenal handed huge transfer boost as target admits he’d relish Emirates move

Porto striker Jackson Martinez has admitted that he grew up as an Arsenal fan and would love to move to the north London club.

Read full story »

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Tottenham and Arsenal target wants to spend entire career at Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto has dismissed talk that he will leave the Nou Camp this summer.

Read full story »

Striker Loic Remy  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Transfer Replay: Arsenal and Tottenham miss out on striker as West Ham and QPR get updates from owners

It’s been a busy day in the London24 office and that is due to a flurry of transfer talk and activity.

Read full story »

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Defender wants Torres return, Spurs to beat Liverpool, Arsenal near signing

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

Read full story »

Mario Balotelli. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Chief executive denies bid from Arsenal for striker

AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani has denied receiving a bid for Italy stiker Mario Balotelli.

Read full story »

Ben Chilwell (R) and Nikola Vlasic (L) (Photo by Clint Hughes/Getty Images)

Transfer news and rumours: Spurs want ‘new Modric’, West Ham eye duo, QPR confident over Caulker

Read our round-up of the latest transfer news and gossip involving the London clubs.

Read full story »

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger before the pre-season friendly at Boreham Wood

Arsenal boss has no plans to follow Sanchez and Debuchy deals by signing striker

Arsene Wenger has indicated that he does not plan to add another centre-forward to his squad ahead of the new season.

Read full story »

Colombia's David Ospina (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Arsenal ‘agree fee’ for one of their top summer transfer targets

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal with French side Nice to sign goalkeeper David Ospina.

Read full story »

Portugal international William Carvalho has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Arsenal have £24m bid for Manchester United target rejected

Arsenal have had a £24million bid for Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho turned down, according to reports in Portugal.

Read full story »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Arsenal boss Wenger hints at more big transfer spending

Arsene Wenger is “very happy” with Arsenal’s transfer business so far this summer – but says there is more spending to come.

Read full story »

Arsene Wenger pictured in front of Jack Wilshere (right)  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger plans talks with Jack Wilshere but insists he’s not too concerned by smoking pictures

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to speak to Jack Wilshere after the England midfielder attracted negative headlines this week.

Read full story »

Jack Wilshere. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Mourinho tells Wilshere to set example to children after Arsenal man caught smoking

Premier League footballers have a moral responsibility to set an example to youngsters by not smoking, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Read full story »

Arsene Wenger. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Wenger warns Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned the rest of the Premier League his side are hungry for more success next season as they look to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004.

Read full story »

Theo Walcott. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger gives Theo Walcott fitness update as pre-season starts

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is “progressing well” on his recovery from the serious knee injury he suffered in January which ruled him out of the World Cup, manager Arsene Wenger has revealed.

Read full story »

Rio Ferdinand. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Ferdinand turned down ‘two big London clubs’ to sign for QPR

Harry Redknapp has revealed Rio Ferdinand showed a desire to join QPR despite offers from ‘two big London clubs’.

Read full story »

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Courtois reveals future, Spurs dealt blow, QPR eye deals

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

Read full story »

Chile and Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez has been strongly linked with a summer move to Arsenal (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger reveals his plans for new Arsenal signing Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger has hailed Alexis Sanchez’s versatility and says he will use the Chilean both on the flank and through the middle.

Read full story »

Javier Manquillo (left) in action for Atletico Madrid (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Liverpool trying to hijack Arsenal’s defender deal

Liverpool have reportedly joined Arsenal in the race to sign young Atletico Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo.

Read full story »

France's Mathieu Debuchy in World Cup action against Honduras (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Wenger explains Debuchy move after former Newcastle man completes £12m transfer

Manager Arsene Wenger is confident new Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy will fit right into his team’s counter-attacking style - with more additions expected before the start of the Barclays Premier League campaign.

Read full story »

France's Loic Remy (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Transfer news and rumours: Striker wants Arsenal over Spurs, Hammers eye £5m Gunner

Read our round-up of the latest transfer news and gossip involving the London clubs.

Read full story »

Swansea striker Wilfried Bony  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Swansea boss gives transfer update on Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool targets

Swansea are yet to receive any formal bids for striker Wilfried Bony but the club expect the future of full-back Ben Davies to be resolved next week, Press Association Sport understands.

Read full story »

Mesut Ozil - Dieter Perry

Arsenal and Germany star Mesut Ozil pays for 23 Brazilian kids operations

Arsenal’s record signing Mesut Ozil celebrated last weekend’s World Cup victory by paying for 23 sick Brazilian children to have surgery.

Read full story »

France's Mathieu Debuchy in World Cup action against Honduras (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Arsenal confirm Debuchy deal on long-term contract

Arsenal have signed full-back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle.

Read full story »

Keep up to date with the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Replay: Arsenal and West Ham confirm new signings and Chelsea new boy explains Blues switch

It has been another busy day of transfer news around the capital with all the top clubs making their marks.

Read full story »

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Hammers sign Valencia, QPR and Palace boosted, Spurs man leaves

Follow the latest transfer news and gossip with London24’s live blog.

Read full story »

Guess the manager quiz. Here's a hint, it's not these four.

Super hard guess the football manager quiz: This one is not for wimps!

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read full story »

Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Replay: Chelsea splash the cash as Mourinho eyes Arsenal target

Catch up on today’s top transfer news and rumours involving the London clubs.

Read full story »

Sami Khedira poses with his World Cup winners' medal (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho makes personal call to Arsenal target

Jose Mourinho has called Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira and urged him to snub Arsenal for Chelsea, according to reports in Spain.

Read full story »

Mathieu Debuchy (left) in action for France against Honduras (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to confirm second summer signing with more on the way

Arsenal are expected to confirm the signing of France defender Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle on Thursday, and continue to track further new additions.

Read full story »

Mario Balotelli. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Mario Balotelli WILL NOT be joining Arsenal this summer

AC Milan have confirmed that Italy striker Mario Balotelli will remain with the club this summer and head to their pre-season tour of the USA.

Read full story »

Germany midfielder Sami Khedira has been linked with Arsenal (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal negotiate personal terms with midfielder after agreeing £20m fee

Arsenal have agreed a fee in the region of £20million for Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira, but they are yet to settle on personal terms.

Read full story »

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Islington Gazette on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Islington businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Islington Gazette, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Around the Web See all