All posts by Jonny Payne

  • Frimpong the new Essien?

    Written by Jonny Payne. Emmanuel Frimpong has long been touted as a potential Arsenal star, and now the young Ghanaian has a chance to impress during the club’s preseason tour of Austria. He shares nationality and many...

    • Posted July 26, 2010
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  • Solid start for new arrivals as Arsenal beat Barnet

    By Jonny Payne Marouane Chamakh and Laurent Koscielny made their Arsenal debuts today in an impressive four-nil friendly win over Barnet. Koscielny, the £10 million signing from Lorient played a composed 45minutes alongside Thomas Vermaelen, while Chamakh...

    • Posted July 18, 2010
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  • Boruc deal to open up Arsenal move for Frey?

    By Jonny Payne Fiorentina’s deal to sign Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc could now pave the way for Sebastien Frey to move to Arsenal. The Polish shot-stopper, who was also once a reported Arsenal target, has agreed to...

    • Posted July 13, 2010
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  • New Arsenal kit the best for 20 years?

    By Jonny Payne. Arsenal have launched their new home kit and a rather fetching 1970s retro red and white design it is too. The red body with white sleeves is immediately recognisable as an Arsenal shirt, –...

    • Posted July 5, 2010
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  • Arsenal’s 2010/11 fixtures: A sense of déjà vu

    By Jonny Payne. The Premier League fixture-list was announced yesterday and next season looks very familiar for Arsenal. In fact, you could be forgiven for thinking that The Premier League released last year’s fixtures again by mistake....

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Dion Dublin: Capello was right to leave Arsenal’s Theo Walcott at home

    By Jonny Payne Former Manchester United and Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin believes England manager Fabio Capello was right to leave Arsenal’s Theo Walcott out of his World Cup squad20. Walcott was not included in the final...

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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