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Win VIP tickets for Brazil v Uruguay at the Arsenal, writes Layth Yousif.

Arsenal’s Uruguayan maestro Lucas Torreira is convinced his new-look midfield partnership with Granit Xhaka can fire Unai Emery’s Gunners to success this season.

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva is convinced Unai Emery’s new-look side are serious contenders to win this year’s Premier League title.

Former Arsenal midfielder and ‘Invincible’ Edu is convinced the Emirates can host the best events in the land.

Washington Wizards and NBA All-Stars duo John Wall and Bradley Beal are excited about being given the chance to play a match against the New York Knicks in London.

Borne out of a travel blog, The London Jukebox brings a kaleidoscope of culture and musical styles to the heart of Islington

The Postal Museum in Clerkenwell has attracted just under 200,000 visitors in its “truly momentous” first year.

Win a pair of VIP tickets to see Arsenal Legends play Real Madrid Legends at the Emirates next month.

Hundreds of football fans joined forces and hit the road to Wembley as Prostate Cancer UK’s Football March for Men made further strides to stop prostate cancer being a killer.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has accused the German football federation of racism, prompting the 29-year-old to retire from international football.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has announced he is to quit playing for the German national side, slamming individuals at the country’s football federation, accusing them of revealing their ‘previously hidden racist tendencies’.

It’s fast becoming the hottest ticket in town for loyal Arsenal fans as they prepare to snap up seats for the eagerly-awaited charity match against Real Madrid Legends on Saturday, September 8 at the Emirates. Read on for details of how you can get tickets for this match.

Croatia booked a semi-final meeting with England after pnalty shoot-out success against Russia.

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest left midfielder of all time?

Tougher half of the draw?

With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?

Which one of these five players is England’s greatest left-back of all time?

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the last 16 ties on day 19 of the tournament

Who doesn’t love a penalty shoot-out?

Uruguay and Portugal had met twice in friendlies, with the Portuguese winning 3-0 in 1966 and the sides drawing 1-1 in Brazil.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first last-16 tie

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest attacking midfielder of all time?

Brazil could have been the next casualty at the World Cup after Germany departed in the group stages of the competition earlier in the day.

Having beaten the World Cup holders Germany in their opening Group F fixture, Mexico were being tipped to go all the way.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the early games on day 13 of the tournament

Belgium and Tunisia have met on three previous occasions in all competitions, with a win apiece and a draw. The encounters have been tight affairs, with victories decided by one-goal margins, but today’s match didn’t follow the same trend.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

The temperature nudged the mercury towards nearly 30c as the man sat down on a bench, sited between Grace Road’s evocative pavilion and the sight screen.

Brazil and Costa Rica were winless in their opening matches at the World Cup and were both hoping for their first victory of the tournament at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

The Spurs forward discussed the key quality instilled in the group since the Three Lions boss took charge of the team

World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited about England’s chances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day five of the tournament.

Nigeria’s kit seems the standout design for Russia 2018, but how does it rank against other kits?

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Jacob Ranson reviews one of the matches on day four of the tournament.

Who will also impress at this summer’s tournament and potentially force themselves into our all-time World Cup XI?

Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...

Everyone knows what happened in 1966, but how about the 1982 finals in Spain?

The Official History of the FIFA World Cup is the authoritative and complete story of the 20 tournaments to have taken place since the first in 1930.

Which country will win the World Cup?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We look at the frontrunners for this summer’s tournament

From the Tango to the Jubulani, how many footballs from World Cup history can you identify correctly?

Marcus Rashford’s stunning strike set England on course for a winning World Cup send-off as Gareth Southgate’s much-changed side produced a controlled performance against Costa Rica.

England midfielder Dele Alli is capable of emerging from this summer’s World Cup as a “superstar”, according to Ricky Villa.

The former West Ham forward and World Cup 1966 hat-trick hero discussed the squad Gareth Southgate has picked for Russia

The versatile Spurs ace discussed how he felt when he found out Harry Kane had been named Three Lions skipper for the 2018 World Cup

The news Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal has shocked Arsenal fans across the globe, prompting a wide range of emotions. Read on for this moving piece by loyal Gooner Sophie Holdcroft as she recalls the days when the club ruled England - a wonderful time that was connected with the happiest of times with her late brother Ben.

International breaks are rarely welcomed with open arms by fans who miss their Arsenal fix – but for football lovers this week is serving up some tasty ties with 14 players from the club set to be amongst the action. Find out more with Rosie Tudball’s comprehensive round-up.

North Middlesex batsman Evan Flowers hit a hundred as the MCC began their tour of south American with an emphatic win.

Petr Cech defended the rights of Arsenal supporters to vent their frustrations at recent displays after another thrashing at the hands of Manchester City.

Arsenal have completed the signing of midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United in a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez. Read on for 10 facts you may not know about Arsenal’s new signing...

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