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Borussia Dortmund's Ciro Immobile celebrates scoring the opening goal against Arsenal

Arsenal boss rues his side’s display after defeat in Dortmund

Arsene Wenger was at a loss to explain his team’s performance after they crashed to defeat in their Champions League opener against Borussia Dortmund.

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Borussia Dortmund's Ciro Immobile scores the opening goal (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Dismal Arsenal outclassed by Borussia Dortmund in Champions League opener

Arsenal endured a chastening start to their Champions League group campaign after being overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

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Arsenal's Jack Wilshere scores his side's equaliser against Man City

Arsenal have a tougher edge this season, claims Gunners star

Jack Wilshere feels Arsenal have developed a more resilient streak this season after they recovered a first-half deficit to draw with Manchester City.

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England's Danny Welbeck celebrates with team-mate Rickie Lambert after scoring his side's second goal of the game

Exclusive: Gunners Double winner backs England striker to be a hit at Arsenal

England hero Danny Welbeck is preparing to make his Arsenal bow against Manchester City on Saturday – with one former Gunners striker urging fans to give him time to find his feet.

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Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal Ladies against Bristol Academy. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Cup double would mean a successful season, says Arsenal Ladies star

Gunners midfielder Jordan Nobbs feels the team deserve credit after reaching their second cup final in a season of managerial instability.

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Birkbeck's Mike Long (centre) celebrates his second goal against Shoreditch Fire Penguins. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Phoenix hit eight against Mile End to open new Hackney & Leyton League campaign

Last year’s Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division runners-up Phoenix served notice of their intentions as they began the new campaign with an 8-0 thrashing of Mile End.

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England's Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the game during a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, Group E match at the St Jakob-Park Stadium, Basel.

All Guns Blazing: Despite England’s new Arsenal contingent, international football still fails to excite

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, Alex Bellotti laments the watered-down nature of international football.

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England's Danny Welbeck

All Guns Blazing: Danny Welbeck signing could be inspired, but Arsenal shouldn’t have gambled with defence

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, journalist and Gooner Uche Amako praises the late signing of Danny, but bemoans the window that should have been.

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Craig Gourlay bats for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Gourlay: Highgate can reflect on a strong season despite missing out on promotion

Craig Gourlay says Highgate can feel satisfied with their league showing this season despite missing out on promotion to Division Two.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez (right) celebrates with team-mate Jack Wilshere

Arsenal boss backs Sanchez to fill gap left by Giroud injury

Arsene Wenger is not intending to sign a replacement for injured striker Olivier Giroud as he feels Besiktas match-winner Alexis Sanchez is more than capable of leading the line.

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Gedion Zelalem, Arsenal

All Guns Blazing: Gedion Zelalem and Dan Crowley can make the grade, but it won’t be easy

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, AFC Youth blogger Jeorge Bird looks at arguably the club’s two best youth prospects and their chances of breaking into the first team this season.

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Borussia Dortmund's Ciro Immobile celebrates scoring the opening goal against Arsenal

Arsenal boss rues his side’s display after defeat in Dortmund

Arsene Wenger was at a loss to explain his team’s performance after they crashed to defeat in their Champions League opener against Borussia Dortmund.

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Dawid Malan top scored in Middlesex's second innings with 46

Defeat to Durham keeps Middlesex in danger of the drop

Middlesex slid deeper into relegation trouble after they were beaten by Durham in their final home match of the County Championship season.

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Aarron Morgan (right) with Floyd Mayweather Sr

Former Islington Boxing Club captain gains confidence from Las Vegas training trip

Former Islington BC star Aarron Morgan says his first taste of training in Las Vegas has given him the confidence to compete at a higher level.

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Rod Brown, London Lions

London Lions stars to launch Islington youth event

Star players from London’s only professional basketball team will help to relaunch a popular Islington youth programme later this month at Sobell Leisure Centre.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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