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Oct 1, 2014

Szczesny lengthens Arsenal’s list of red card offenders

LONDON (Reuters) – Red flares rained down on The Emirates pitch as Arsenal thumped Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday but equally worrying for the Gunners was yet another red card shown to one of their players.

The points were already in the bag with Arsenal leading 4-0 after an hour when Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny rashly took out the on-rushing Burak Yilmaz in the area.

Oct 1, 2014

Soccer-Szczesny lengthens Arsenal’s list of red card offenders

LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Red flares rained down on The Emirates pitch as Arsenal thumped Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday but equally worrying for the Gunners was yet another red card shown to one of their players.

The points were already in the bag with Arsenal leading 4-0 after an hour when Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny rashly took out the on-rushing Burak Yilmaz in the area.

Oct 1, 2014

Arsenal demolish Galatasaray with Welbeck treble

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal ignited their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side on Wednesday with Danny Welbeck grabbing a hat-trick in a largely one-sided Group D clash in north London.

Galatasaray had never won in nine previous visits to England, and once Welbeck had punished them twice in the first half-hour their resistance crumbled, with Alexis Sanchez ending the match as a contest with Arsenal’s third goal before half-time.

Oct 1, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal demolish Galatasaray with Welbeck treble

LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Arsenal ignited their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side on Wednesday with Danny Welbeck grabbing a hat-trick in a largely one-sided Group D clash in north London.

Galatasaray had never won in nine previous visits to England, and once Welbeck had punished them twice in the first half-hour their resistance crumbled, with Alexis Sanchez ending the match as a contest with Arsenal’s third goal before half-time.

Sep 30, 2014

Preview: Arsenal must now beat Galatasaray, says Cazorla

LONDON (Reuters) – It is almost a given that Arsenal reach the Champions League knockout stages but their path to the last 16 could become “problematic” if they fail to beat Galatasaray on Wednesday.

That was the stark warning from midfielder Santi Cazorla ahead of the clash with the Turkish side at The Emirates where Arsenal will attempt to kickstart their European campaign after failing to turn up in Dortmund two weeks ago.

Sep 30, 2014

Arsenal must now beat Galatasaray, says Cazorla

LONDON (Reuters) – It is almost a given that Arsenal reach the Champions League knockout stages but their path to the last 16 could become “problematic” if they fail to beat Galatasaray on Wednesday.

That was the stark warning from midfielder Santi Cazorla ahead of the clash with the Turkish side at The Emirates where Arsenal will attempt to kickstart their European campaign after failing to turn up in Dortmund two weeks ago.

Sep 30, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal must now beat Galatasaray, says Cazorla

LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – It is almost a given that Arsenal reach the Champions League knockout stages but their path to the last 16 could become “problematic” if they fail to beat Galatasaray on Wednesday.

That was the stark warning from midfielder Santi Cazorla ahead of the clash with the Turkish side at The Emirates where Arsenal will attempt to kickstart their European campaign after failing to turn up in Dortmund two weeks ago.

Sep 28, 2014

Derby spoils shared as Chelsea march on

LONDON (Reuters) – Spoils were shared in two huge Premier League derbies, Chelsea’s cracking start continued with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa and Wayne Rooney produced a Jekyll and Hyde display in a nervy Manchester United victory on Saturday.

A jam-packed Premier League programme began with Phil Jagielka’s stoppage-time humdinger earning Everton a 1-1 draw at Liverpool and ended with Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain denying Tottenham Hotspur a surprise win at their arch-rivals as the game ended 1-1 in north London.

Sep 27, 2014

Jagielka thunderbolt earns Everton draw at Liverpoool

LONDON (Reuters) – Phil Jagielka’s stoppage-time thunderbolt earned Everton an unlikely 1-1 draw in the 223rd Merseyside derby on Saturday after Steven Gerrard’s free kick appeared to have secured Liverpool a welcome victory.

With Everton making a desperate late assault on Liverpool’s goal, Aiden McGeady’s cross was headed clear, only for England defender Jagielka to send a 30-metre volley screaming past keeper Simon Mignolet into the top corner.

Sep 27, 2014

Soccer-Jagielka thunderbolt earns Everton draw at Liverpoool

LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Phil Jagielka’s stoppage-time thunderbolt earned Everton an unlikely 1-1 draw in the 223rd Merseyside derby on Saturday after Steven Gerrard’s free kick appeared to have secured Liverpool a welcome victory.

With Everton making a desperate late assault on Liverpool’s goal, Aiden McGeady’s cross was headed clear, only for England defender Jagielka to send a 30-metre volley screaming past keeper Simon Mignolet into the top corner.