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Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny made an emotional return to first team action after seven months out with a ruptured achilles.

Arsenal U21 boss Freddie Ljungberg has given an update as to why Laurent Koscielny hobbled off the pitch during his side’s 2-1 defeat against Portsmouth in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday evening.

Jens Lehmann was the unlikely hero from the penalty spot as Arsenal beat Real Madrid Legends 5-3 in a shoot-out at the Emirates.

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.

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

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

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.

Arsene Wenger has often been hailed as a visionary throughout his long career. As he approaches the final few days of his reign at Arsenal he looked into the future and has forecasted there will be a European League – sooner rather than later – as well as a 16 team Premier League.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after Gunners legend Martin Keown blasted the German midfielder in the wake of the club’s disappointing Europa League defeat to Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has criticised midfielder Mesut Ozil for crying ‘crocodile tears’ after the club’s disappopinting Europa League semi-final defeat by Atletico Madrid on Thursday night.

Arsenal’s bitterly disappointing 1-0 defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday evening has left departing boss Arsene Wenger ‘very sad’.

Atletico Madrid hosted Arsenal on a dramatic evening in the Spanish capital. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATIMGS

Arsene Wenger has been speaking about the ending of his love affair with Arsenal ahead of Thursday’s crucial Europa League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish capital. Read on for what he had to say about the club he once called ‘the love of his life’.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and goalkeeper David Ospina have been speaking ahead of Thursday’s crucial Europa League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish capital. Read on for what they had to say.

Arsenal slipped to an injury-time defeat against old rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Diego Simeone has revealed he has not been approached by Arsenal to replace departing boss Arsene Wenger. The Atletico Madrid boss speaking at the Emirates on Wednesday evening also shared news of the fitness of dangerman Diego Costa.

Good news for Arsenal fans travelling to Atletico Madrid. Bigwigs at the club have decided to subsidise tickets for the Europa League semi-final second leg away in the Spanish capital.

All Guns Blazing guest columnist Rosie Tudball raises an issue which has had loyal Arsenal fans fuming ahead of the eagerly-awaited tie with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final.

A day after we revealed an Arsenal Legends side would take on a Real Madrid side at the Bernabeu this summer it has been confirmed there will be a return match later this year at the Emirates.

To use a famous quote it was dejavu all over again as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he didn’t see the penalty decision which was the crucial turning point in the match as Arsenal beat AC Milan 3-1 and 5-1 on aggregate to progress to the last eight of the Europa League.

Arsenal’s 2-0 win over AC Milan at the San Siro in the last 16 of the Europa League was one of their best in recent memory.

From February 1 to 11, the exhibition will showcase some of the world’s most interesting and revolutionary contemporary collagists, looking at redefining how the art form is expressed

With speculation rising Cristain Pavon could be joining Arsenal, stick with the Islington Gazette for the whole of the transfer window after we reported the Boca Juniors star being in the frame, while calling the Konstantinos Mavropanos deal earlier this month.

With the January transfer window upon us, ‘silly season’ is sure to bring up some interesting rumours – but who is Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly looking to bring in?

Far be it for us at Gazette Towers to say we told you so – but Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirmed transfer target Konstantinos Mavropanos was a done deal at his post-match press conference after Wednesday evening’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea.

The much-loved Arsenal literary icon Nick Hornby has been speaking with the Islington Gazette ahead of the North London derby.

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

England qualified for the World Cup in Russia next summer through a late Harry Kane goal that beat Slovenia 1-0 – but former Arsenal man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had a match to forget for the Three Lions again.

Spanish silver lining for Veras

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sensei Raphael Veras struck silver at the Spanish National Brazilian Ju-Jitsu Championships near Madrid at the weekend.

Team GB star ready to face Argentina and Netherlands

Read former Gunners legend Manu Petit’s view on all things Arsenal and the FA Cup Final as he talks to online betting, poker and casino site bwin...

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW gives the thumbs up to the revamped cocktail list at Tapas Revolution in Shoreditch

ZOE PASKETT visits a new exhibition with a little more than a touch of voyeurism, in an occupied bedroom in a Hackney house share

A hard fought 2-2 draw in the Champions League between Arsenal and PSG at The Emirates tonight ensured the battle for top spot would go to the wire next month in Basel.

One of Islington’s most historic footballers has been commemorated with a plaque at his childhood home.

Manchester City and Arsenal fought a pulsating 2-2 draw in the heat at The Etihad this afternoon – in a match punctuated by wonderful attacking and woeful defending.

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