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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has singled out two talented young guns from his second-string side for special praise – despite losing 1-0 to Cologne in their Europa League clash in Germany on Thursday.

Today, it’s the pricey trampoline park that has the Sobell in the headlines. Four (and a bit) decades ago, it opened amid similar protests about how much it would cost. In between, it played a crucial role in Britain’s decision to join and then leave the EEC and the EU. The Gazette chats to 1970s Sobell manager Hywel Griffiths.

I drove east around the M25 to Enfield after Arsene Wenger’s press conference at London Colney on Thursday to make the short trip to Hotspur Way to hear Mauricio Pochettino talk about the North London derby.

Arsene Wenger has offered his Spurs counterpart Mauricio Pochettino advice on how to win a trophy – saying his team have to overcome the ‘fear’ of failing if they want to win silverware this season.

Spurs have shown their class at home in recent weeks, but now need to win away at a top-six club

Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal’s 6ft 7in goalkeeper Matt Macey after the 23-year-old gave another assured performance.

Wenger: Wilshere ready for England return

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is ready to return to the England fold.

Islington’s miniature train enthusiasts are appealing for help in finding a haul of handmade models after they were stolen from a van near King’s Cross station.

Alexander’s eyes darted around as he spoke. He was young but had experienced a lot in his three decades.

“I was born in Belgrade”, he said. “I have never moved from my homeland. But I have lived in four countries in my life.”

Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro as the Former Republic of Yugoslaiva, then Serbia and Montenegro, before simply Serbia.

Read Islington Gazette Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif’s latest must-read opinion column.

Read the full transcript of Arsene Wenger’s press conference at London Colney on Thursday

Ever fancied doing a Triathlon, but feel you are just not fit enough to complete it in one go? Or do you simply want to develop new fitness habits? David Lloyd Clubs, Europe’s leading health and fitness group, is offering everyone the opportunity to take part in MySwimRideRun.

Bridget Galton talks to actor Ian McDiarmid about playing vilified MP Enoch Powell and whether there might be a Star Wars spin off for his evil emperor Darth Sidious

The Arsenal Q&A is back – this week we have the very excellent Kurtis Powers – New York City’s biggest Gooner. Read on for more, including a memorable day beating Spurs...

It’s a case of Arsene Wenger versus ‘Ferguson’ on Wednesday evening as Arsenal face Doncaster Rovers at the Emirates – except his rival will be Darren, not his father Sir Alex.

His new album Gary Williams at the Movies is a combination of classics

The name Lynn Alexander will strike fear into the hearts of music lovers around Islington.

The Horrors are releasing their new album on September 22 and playing Koko in Camden in October

The special screening of the documentary will raise funds for the International Rescue Committee

Islington Boxing Club is a community within a community. It’s made by people like long-serving John “JR” Richards.

Arsene Wenger’s team have been given one of the easier groups, but they will not be able to take any of their opposition lightly.

Mauricio Pochettino’s team will have to wait before finding out who they will play at Wembley and when the tie will take place

Arguably today’s greatest health problems are food-related and current scientific research points to an unhealthy gut as the source.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that the Premier League is more important than the Champions League this week.

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