Most football fans will not know who all the singers are in the official Russia 2018 song, how to find Nizhny Novgorod or what formation Iran will use against Morocco, but there is one thing we can be sure of: there will be controVARsy.
Council officers recently announced a minimum 100 bike hangars a year will be installed for the next four years: the first 50 between now and autumn, the next cohort between autumn and March 2019, writes Meg Howarth, Ellington Street, Holloway.
It’s the Europa League final in Lyon between Atletico Madrid and Marseille. Arsenal fell in the semi-finals to Atleti earlier this month after 14 matches in the tournament stretching back to September. Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif reported from the majority of matches in North London and all across Europe. Read his end of season, tongue-in-cheek, review of the Gunners campaign as he recalls his memorable moments on and off the pitch during Arsene Wenger’s final season.
The day after Arsene Wenger’s last game as Arsenal manager has seen a significant shift in the market in who will replace him at The Emirates – with former player Mikel Arteta emerging as the clear 6/4 favourite to become the next Gunners’ boss.
England boss Gareth Southgate believes the Video Assistant Referee was wrong to award Italy the penalty that secured a 1-1 draw at Wembley because the incident could not be considered “clear and obvious”.
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.
Arsenal take on AC Milan in the second leg of the Europa League round of 16. The Gunners stunned the football world with a 2-0 win at the mighty San Siro. But read on for Layth Yousif’s seven favourite Italian jobs he’s seen in the flesh.
Aaron Ramsey admitted the Europa League is now Arsenal’s best chance of qualifying for next season’s Champions League, putting extra emphasis on their last-16 second-leg tie with AC Milan tonight (Thursday).