Mikel Arteta pointed the finger of blame at VAR and not pre-match protests from Arsenal fans as a Bernd Leno own goal saw his side lose at home to Everton.Thousands of Arsenal supporters marched on the ground to protest against the club’s owners.
Mikel Arteta insists he is still the man to lead Arsenal back to glory despite his side failing to reach the Europa League final after being eliminated by Villarreal.The Gunners face a first season without European football in 25 years after drawing a blank in their semi-final second leg against Villarreal.Arteta’s side were trailing 2-1 from the first leg in Spain and failed to overturn the deficit as Unai Emery got one over his former club to once again reach the final of a competition he thrives in.
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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta revealed he received a personal apology from the club’s owners as he saw supporters send the “strongest message” in the history of football to bring to an end plans for a breakaway European Super League.The Gunners were one of six Premier League clubs to announce on Sunday night that they had signed an agreement to form a new competition with other elite teams from across Europe.
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Mandatory credit: UEFA 2021Scotland were handed a Euro 2020 boost after Kieran Tierney was declared fit and available for the game against England on Friday night.The Arsenal defender, a key player for Steve Clarke's side, missed the 2-0 defeat by the Czech Republic at Hampden Park in the Group D opener with a niggle.At the pre-match zoom media conference ahead of the trip to Wembley, boss Clarke confirmed Tierney had fully recovered.
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A financial settlement worth a combined £22million has been reached between England’s six Super League rebel clubs and the Premier League, the PA news agency understands.Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham announced themselves as founder members of the competition on April 18, but had withdrawn within 72 hours amid fan protests and opposition from the Premier League, UEFA, FIFA and even the British Government.
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Roy Hodgson has refused to completely rule out a return to football when he leaves Crystal Palace at the end of the season, but hinted Sunday is likely to conclude his career in the game.The Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday that the 73-year-old would depart his managerial role this summer once his current terms expire, meaning the upcoming fixtures with Arsenal on Wednesday and Liverpool this weekend are set to be his last in a coaching career which started back in 1976.
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Carlo Ancelotti has quit his role as Everton manager to take over at Real Madrid.Ancelotti, who joined Everton on a four-and-a-half-year contract in December 2019, replaces Zinedine Zidane in the Spanish capital.The 61-year-old Italian previously managed Real between 2013 and 2015.
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Jill Scott has spoken about the importance of her loan move to Everton in being selected for a second Olympics, with the midfielder convinced she would have missed out if she had not made a change.The 34-year-old last season made seven Women’s Super League appearances for Manchester City, with five of those coming as a substitute, before returning to her old club Everton on loan in January.
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Pep Guardiola has compared Sergio Aguero’s predatory instincts to those of a “lion in the jungle” as the Argentinian prepares for his Manchester City farewell.Aguero, City’s record scorer with 258 goals, is set to make his final home appearance for the club as the champions wrap up their Premier League campaign against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.The 32-year-old is leaving the club at the end of the season after a decade’s outstanding service that has yielded 12 major trophies, including five Premier League titles.
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