Search

RUSSIA

Danny Welbeck believes he is back up to speed at Arsenal after a truncated pre-season because of the World Cup.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hailed midfielder Lucas Torreira after the Gunners’ 4-2 Europa League victory over FC Vorskla Poltava.

Arsenal’s experienced Stephan Lichtsteiner has been speaking ahead of the club’s opening Europa League match of the season against FC Vorskla Poltava. Read on for Layth Yousif’s report from London Colney on Wednesday afternoon.

FRIDAY FEATURE: Arsenal coach Freddie Ljungberg has been speaking to the Islington Gazette about his role at the club in producing young players and says: ‘It’s good to be back’. Read on for Layth Yousif’s in-depth interview piece after speaking with the Gunners icon.

Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in a breathless London derby after an 80th minute winner from Marcos Alonso sealed the victory for Maurizio Sarri’s Blues as Unai Emery suffered his second league defeat in two matches.

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has hailed striker Danny Welbeck ahead of the new season – for his versatility.

Alex Iwobi said if felt ‘amazing’ to sign an extended contract at Arsenal and cannot wait for the 2018/19 season to get underway.

England’s World Cup heroics lead to 368% increase in enquiries

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted he is unsure of his future with the club.

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’.

So, England finished fourth at the World Cup finals in Russia.

The Tottenham Hotspur and England striker reflected on the 2-1 loss to Croatia and how the emotions of the squad

New Arsenal signing Lucas Torreira has discussed the importance of the concept of garra charrua to Uruguayans.

Arsenal’s new £25 million signing Lucas Torreira has been praised by head coach Unai Emery after joining the club on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old thanked the supporters for backing the national team and praised the performance of Gareth Southgate’s side

England are in dreamland after making it through to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years thanks to goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli against stoic Sweden.

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

It’s not supposed to be as comfortable as this.

Harry Kane is ready to go into battle with his brothers and fire England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.

And so, after two days without any World Cup action, the quarter-finals began.

After Tuesday’s dramatic night in Moscow, the Three Lions are getting prepared for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final with Sweden

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

The 24-year-old played a crucial part in helping England qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals

Jordan Pickford helped England end their penalty shootout hoodoo and reach the World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Colombia in Moscow.

Who doesn’t love a penalty shoot-out?

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

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day 12 of the tournament

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.

Read our daily World Cup blog as Layth Yousif reviews France v Peru.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Sophie Morton reviews match two on day seven of the tournament.

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 over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day four

Harry Maguire expects the nation to come to a standstill during England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia and insists the team are ready to deliver.

Gareth Southgate could pick four players with links to Tottenham Hotspur in defence and it may provide some much-needed sturdiness

Danny Rose has described the reaction to his candid revelations about battling depression as “overwhelming” and “emotional”, vowing to help fellow sufferers once he returns from the World Cup.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the matches on day three of the tournament

England’s players know the starting line-up for Monday’s World Cup opener against Tunisia after manager Gareth Southgate showed his hand in training.

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

Tottenham striker can be relied upon for goals on the world stage after negotiating a long and winding career path to the very top

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 World Cup has kicked-off with Arsenal target Alexsandr Golovin starting the tournament with an impressive performance in the 5-0 rout of hapless Saudi Arabia – with bookies cutting their prices for the player to join Arsenal.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads a youthful England squad into the World Cup as captain and feels everyone is ready to meet the challenges head on.

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.

Hero Hurst recalls historic summer

Thursday, June 14, 2018

With the 2018 World Cup finals about to kick-off in Russia, former England and West Ham striker Sir Geoff Hurst has been able to reflect on his own exploits in the competition.

Ashley Young says England are already raring to go for next week’s World Cup opener against Tunisia.

The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.

Never mind who wins the tournament, who will score the most goals in Russia?

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now