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Arsenal have played in the top division of English football since 1913, which is the longest unbroken run in the history of English football. Arsenal are the only team to have finished a Premier League season undefeated (2003/04).

  • Stadium: Emirates Stadium  
  • Stadium Capacity: 59,867
  • Location: North London
  • Founded: 1886
  • Nickname: The Gunners
  • Manager: Unai Emery
  • Kit: Red shirts with white sleeves and white shorts

Arsenal was formed in 1886 and was the first club from the south of England to join the Football League in 1893. Arsenal hold the record for the longest unbroken record in the top division of football. The Gunners have played at the top level since 1913. Here are some of the highlights:

  • First Division Champions: 13 times 
  • FA Cup Winners: 13 times (a record)
  • League Cup Winners: 1986/87 & 1992/93
  • UEFA Cup Winners: 1993/94
  • Premier League best finish: Winners in 1997/98, 2001/02 & 2003/04

Arsenal have won the FA Cup more times than any other club.

The Manager

Unai Emery took over from Arsene Wenger in May 2018. The 2018/19 season will be Arsenal’s first with a new manager for twenty years. Emery played most of his career as a midfielder in the Spanish second division. The Spaniard has been much more successful as a manager. He won the Europa League three times with Sevilla before taking over at Paris St. Germain where he won the French League title. 2018/19 will be Emery’s first in the Premier League.

Unai Emery is Arsenal's first new manager in over 20 years.

Three to Watch

The Arsenal squad is full of international talent from Petr Cech (Czech Republic) in goal to Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Armenia) in midfield and Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) in attack. Here are three players to watch out for in the Premier League this season:

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal paid Borussia Dortmund a club record fee for Aubameyang in January 2018. The striker from Gabon has had half a season to settle in at Arsenal and will now be looking to score goals in the Premier League like he did in Germany with Dortmund. Aubameyang is one of the world’s top forwards and has explosive pace. He was African Player of the Year in 2015.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored 141 goals in 21 matches for Borussia Dortmund.

Alexandre Lacazette

Lacazette is another exciting forward. Arsenal signed him from Lyon in France for a then club record fee. The French striker is fast, has great dribbling skills and is good with both feet. Lacazette was Arsenal's top scorer with 14 goals in his first season in the Premier League, but will be looking to break the 20-goal mark this season.

Mesut Ozil

Ozil has been at Arsenal for five years since his record move from Real Madrid and has probably been Arsenal’s key player throughout that period. Ozil has been named Germany’s Player of the Year five times and was instrumental in Germany’s World Cup win in 2014. Ozil will, once again, be key to providing the assists for Arsenal's attacking players. 

Mesut Ozil has been named Germany's Player of the Year five times.

Last season

Arsenal finished sixth in the Premier League last season, their lowest position for over twenty years. This prompted a change in manager and a fresh approach under ex-PSG manager, Unai Emery. Arsenal’s top scorer was Alexandre Lacazette with 17 goals in all competitions.

Alexandre Lacazette arrived from Lyon in July 2017.

Prediction 2018/19: 6th

Arsenal will be looking to break back into the top four and claim Champions League football next season, but it may be a year of consolidation under their new manager. With a new manager and many new players, it could be difficult for Arsenal to find enough consistency to win the Premier League. However, with the players they have, they will hope for a good run in the Europa League or one of the domestic cup competitions.

 

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alexwilex8
27/10/2018
KZ
7
points

I have been supporting Arsenal since 2010 years. Love for Arsenal instilled me my classmate (thank you, man). That was had been end of season 2009-2010 (i don’t remember those matches, but the thrill of the game delighted me). My favourite player was Cesc Fabregas. His action and character was perfect. But all changing. Interesting and promising players come and go. Even the best manager of the club Arsene Wenger leaved Arsenal.Every year, I believe that Arsenal will win the Premier League title. And new manager of Arsenal Unai Emeri can get it. I like his tactic of exhausting an opponent.


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alexwilex8
27/10/2018 21:19
Kazakhstan
Arsenal
7

I have been supporting Arsenal since 2010 years. Love for Arsenal instilled me my classmate (thank you, man). That was had been end of season 2009-2010 (i don’t remember those matches, but the thrill of the game delighted me). My favourite player was Cesc Fabregas. His action and character was perfect. But all changing. Interesting and promising players come and go. Even the best manager of the club Arsene Wenger leaved Arsenal.Every year, I believe that Arsenal will win the Premier League title. And new manager of Arsenal Unai Emeri can get it. I like his tactic of exhausting an opponent.

Fabio Goya
18/10/2018
BR
22
points

I agree


Fabio Goya
18/10/2018 15:01
Brazil
Arsenal
22

I agree

shakil
18/09/2018
IN
17
points

I have been following Arsenal for the past 10 years. This season I've watched all their matches. I think they will be finishing 6th this season. Arsenal doesn't spent the same amount of money as clubs like man united, man city and Liverpool spent. More often than not, premier league champion will be the club which spend more money.


shakil
18/09/2018 17:03
India
Arsenal
17

I have been following Arsenal for the past 10 years. This season I've watched all their matches. I think they will be finishing 6th this season. Arsenal doesn't spent the same amount of money as clubs like man united, man city and Liverpool spent. More often than not, premier league champion will be the club which spend more money.

hjaskula
22/08/2018
PL
44
points

Arsenal and AC Milan are my beloved football teams. I look forward to their successes with longing. I believe that this season will positively surprise their fans. My favorite players were Denis Bergkamp and Patrick Viera.


hjaskula
22/08/2018 19:18
Poland
Arsenal
44

Arsenal and AC Milan are my beloved football teams. I look forward to their successes with longing. I believe that this season will positively surprise their fans. My favorite players were Denis Bergkamp and Patrick Viera.

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daniandika
12/08/2018
ID
28
points

Im a Arsenal fans, I see a lot af arsenal matches, i think Arsenal will finish at top five in this seasons, yeah i think a agree with your prediction :)


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daniandika
12/08/2018 09:11
Indonesia
Arsenal
28

Im a Arsenal fans, I see a lot af arsenal matches, i think Arsenal will finish at top five in this seasons, yeah i think a agree with your prediction :)

Hyoungseok
29/06/2018
KR
9
points

I love Arsenal, especially when they play their own football, but not sure why I love them this much.


Hyoungseok
29/06/2018 01:31
South Korea
Arsenal
9

I love Arsenal, especially when they play their own football, but not sure why I love them this much.

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SokolImami
25/06/2018
XK
12
points

6/6


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SokolImami
25/06/2018 17:25
Kosovo
Arsenal
12

6/6

GabiCR11
11/06/2018
PL
4
points

Manchester city is the second best team in the world(first is real madrid)


GabiCR11
11/06/2018 09:42
Poland
Manchester City
4

Manchester city is the second best team in the world(first is real madrid)

milos
24/05/2018
RS
1912
points

Arsenal is great team,and have great organisation.They play attractive football,and always have good player.Also they have a lot good young player.Every year they play european competition.My favorit player was French footballer Thierry Henry.He was absolutely briliant when he played for Arsenal.There were a lot of great player in Arsenal history.Arsen Wegner is one of the best coach in the world.I think that he have the ability to discover a talented player,which make him the best in this ability.


milos
24/05/2018 07:01
Serbia
Manchester United
1912

Arsenal is great team,and have great organisation.They play attractive football,and always have good player.Also they have a lot good young player.Every year they play european competition.My favorit player was French footballer Thierry Henry.He was absolutely briliant when he played for Arsenal.There were a lot of great player in Arsenal history.Arsen Wegner is one of the best coach in the world.I think that he have the ability to discover a talented player,which make him the best in this ability.

MG23
11/03/2018
CO
44
points

I support Arsenal from Colombia.

The main reason is about David Ospina Colombian goalkeeper.

I need to learn English and also why not visit London in a close future.

I would like to assist to a match

It would be awesome and a dream come true

Thanks a lot

Regards

Manuel from Colombia


MG23
11/03/2018 00:07
Colombia
Manchester City
44

I support Arsenal from Colombia.

The main reason is about David Ospina Colombian goalkeeper.

I need to learn English and also why not visit London in a close future.

I would like to assist to a match

It would be awesome and a dream come true

Thanks a lot

Regards

Manuel from Colombia

Dulat
21/02/2018
KZ
26
points

In my opinion i think that FC Arsenal club will take in the season 5th place catching up FC Tottenham Hotspur. Absolutely FC Arsenal should win in the Europe League. I am starting watch FC Arsenal  from 2002. I am very likes game in the Thierry Henry.


Dulat
21/02/2018 15:00
Kazakhstan
Arsenal
26

In my opinion i think that FC Arsenal club will take in the season 5th place catching up FC Tottenham Hotspur. Absolutely FC Arsenal should win in the Europe League. I am starting watch FC Arsenal  from 2002. I am very likes game in the Thierry Henry.

lynnhtetmyo
06/02/2018
MM
83
points

When i was about 8, my dad and I watched a football match at a tea shop . That was my very first time of watching the football match and I remembered the yellow kit of the Arsenal Team. There was a logo of O2 infront of the team jersey . Later, I watched most of the games Arsenal played & really enjoyed them.
There are a lot of my favourite Arsenal players. Although my all time favourite is Henry , I'll put Pires & Ljungberg on the same level as Henry.
I think , in this season , they'll finish in the 4th place. Or I hope :P
If there is any mistake in my English language, don't b bother to correct them or suggest. Thank you :D


lynnhtetmyo
06/02/2018 04:59
Myanmar
Arsenal
83

When i was about 8, my dad and I watched a football match at a tea shop . That was my very first time of watching the football match and I remembered the yellow kit of the Arsenal Team. There was a logo of O2 infront of the team jersey . Later, I watched most of the games Arsenal played & really enjoyed them.
There are a lot of my favourite Arsenal players. Although my all time favourite is Henry , I'll put Pires & Ljungberg on the same level as Henry.
I think , in this season , they'll finish in the 4th place. Or I hope :P
If there is any mistake in my English language, don't b bother to correct them or suggest. Thank you :D

MG23
11/03/2018
CO
44
points

Your English is excellent. The only suggestion that I would like to add it is always your personal pronoun must be in Capital letter
for example
I= is correct
i= is wrong

I hope you understand
Greetings from Colombia


MG23
11/03/2018 00:30
Colombia
Manchester City
44

Your English is excellent. The only suggestion that I would like to add it is always your personal pronoun must be in Capital letter
for example
I= is correct
i= is wrong

I hope you understand
Greetings from Colombia

zuhri186717
31/01/2018
MY
5
points

I love Arsenal because this is the team that introduced me football sport from my childhood. I think the prediction is realistic but in Football anything can happen and it's still a long way to predicting the club place in the league.


zuhri186717
31/01/2018 14:12
Malaysia
Arsenal
5

I love Arsenal because this is the team that introduced me football sport from my childhood. I think the prediction is realistic but in Football anything can happen and it's still a long way to predicting the club place in the league.

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Samah
19/09/2017
SD
9
points

i love arsenal from 1996 at 6 years old iam from sudan but arseal love is crizy thing in my life in this season i expect the best but until now not good performance


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Samah
19/09/2017 14:12
Sudan
Arsenal
9

i love arsenal from 1996 at 6 years old iam from sudan but arseal love is crizy thing in my life in this season i expect the best but until now not good performance

kirito2001
22/08/2017
VN
180
points

I am the fan of MU but i like Arsenal too.


kirito2001
22/08/2017 15:05
Vietnam
Manchester United
180

I am the fan of MU but i like Arsenal too.

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admin
22/08/2017
GB
334
points

That's a good attitude! 


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admin
22/08/2017 15:38
United Kingdom
Arsenal
334

That's a good attitude! 

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Ergan
30/07/2017
MN
1
points

Arsenal will win CL and PL title this season #COYG 


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Ergan
30/07/2017 06:45
Mongolia
Arsenal
1

Arsenal will win CL and PL title this season #COYG 

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Josep-Barça
16/07/2017
ES
7
points

Hello. I'm a FCBarcelona supporter but Arsenal is my favourite team of Premier League. I love Arsene Wenger style.


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Josep-Barça
16/07/2017 10:39
Spain
Arsenal
7

Hello. I'm a FCBarcelona supporter but Arsenal is my favourite team of Premier League. I love Arsene Wenger style.

Vlad Bogdan Garba
09/07/2017
GB
2
points

victory through harmony...I love this motto. My favourite player is Mesut Ozil. If Gunners keep this team , they have a great opportunity to win Premier League this year.


Vlad Bogdan Garba
09/07/2017 10:03
United Kingdom
Arsenal
2

victory through harmony...I love this motto. My favourite player is Mesut Ozil. If Gunners keep this team , they have a great opportunity to win Premier League this year.

anhduongspurs
01/05/2017
VN
1084
points

Arsenal ' s woman team is good,
But Arsenal ' s man team is bad .


anhduongspurs
01/05/2017 13:40
Vietnam
Wolverhampton Wanderers
1084

Arsenal ' s woman team is good,
But Arsenal ' s man team is bad .

anhduongspurs
01/05/2017
VN
1084
points

I think Arsenal has lots of handsome football players .


anhduongspurs
01/05/2017 13:39
Vietnam
Wolverhampton Wanderers
1084

I think Arsenal has lots of handsome football players .

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haydi
29/04/2017
TN
3189
points

This text is an excellent practice for scanning skill.
I like what Arsene Wenger has said: "I don’t look at the passport of people but at their quality and their attitude." I want to add : and their skills. :)


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haydi
29/04/2017 22:52
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

This text is an excellent practice for scanning skill.
I like what Arsene Wenger has said: "I don’t look at the passport of people but at their quality and their attitude." I want to add : and their skills. :)

daki439
23/02/2017
RS
112
points

I think Arsenal is the BLACK HORSE of the Premier League.


daki439
23/02/2017 22:49
Serbia
Chelsea
112

I think Arsenal is the BLACK HORSE of the Premier League.

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haydi
30/04/2017
TN
3189
points

Hi daki, we say "a dark horse" not black! ;)


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haydi
30/04/2017 13:08
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

Hi daki, we say "a dark horse" not black! ;)

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Mehmed92
28/01/2017
BA
113
points

Arsenal is good club.


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Mehmed92
28/01/2017 21:13
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
113

Arsenal is good club.

Ren4ik
28/01/2017
KZ
17
points

Gunners


Ren4ik
28/01/2017 15:49
Kazakhstan
Liverpool
17

Gunners

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Talapker
28/01/2017
KZ
205
points

Arsenal is one of the best football teams, but gunners rather prefer sympathetic than brutal football


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Talapker
28/01/2017 08:05
Kazakhstan
Manchester City
205

Arsenal is one of the best football teams, but gunners rather prefer sympathetic than brutal football

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Liki
28/01/2017
AL
1
points

Arsenal is winers


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Liki
28/01/2017 06:31
Albania
Arsenal
1

Arsenal is winers

Meti1989
26/01/2017
AL
14
points

I love Arsenal


Meti1989
26/01/2017 19:29
Albania
Arsenal
14

I love Arsenal

Christi Sh.
26/01/2017
AM
22
points

The first time when I sew match of Arsenal , I am love in this. Arsenal is my love, life, everything. I like all Arsenal players, but my favourite is Rosicky, which now don't play in Arsenal. My favourite match was Arsenal - Hull Sity (3-2).... I think this season we are second place. Thank you. sorry for my English.


Christi Sh.
26/01/2017 12:18
Armenia
Arsenal
22

The first time when I sew match of Arsenal , I am love in this. Arsenal is my love, life, everything. I like all Arsenal players, but my favourite is Rosicky, which now don't play in Arsenal. My favourite match was Arsenal - Hull Sity (3-2).... I think this season we are second place. Thank you. sorry for my English.

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Rich
26/01/2017
ES
370
points

Hi Christi Sh.

Thanks for your message. Rosicky was a great player for Arsenal. Jack, my colleague on Premier Skills English, is an Arsenal fan. You should ask him what his favourite Arsenal match is. Don't worry about your English, we are here to help with that. Try our weekly podcast and we have lots of comments on these pages every week and we offer to help you with your English, too. Take a look: http://premierskillsenglish.britishcouncil.org/skills/listen/podcasts

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
26/01/2017 12:23
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi Christi Sh.

Thanks for your message. Rosicky was a great player for Arsenal. Jack, my colleague on Premier Skills English, is an Arsenal fan. You should ask him what his favourite Arsenal match is. Don't worry about your English, we are here to help with that. Try our weekly podcast and we have lots of comments on these pages every week and we offer to help you with your English, too. Take a look: http://premierskillsenglish.britishcouncil.org/skills/listen/podcasts

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Aleksandar05
26/01/2017
RS
18
points

Best player in season 2015/16 for me is Mesut Ozil


Aleksandar05
26/01/2017 09:41
Serbia
Manchester City
18

Best player in season 2015/16 for me is Mesut Ozil

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Rich
26/01/2017
ES
370
points

Hi Aleksandar05!

Welcome to Premier Skills English! Ozil is a very good player but I think Alexis Sanchez is playing better this season. What do you think?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
26/01/2017 09:46
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi Aleksandar05!

Welcome to Premier Skills English! Ozil is a very good player but I think Alexis Sanchez is playing better this season. What do you think?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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bac_ho1
26/01/2017
GE
93
points

Arsenal is the best


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bac_ho1
26/01/2017 09:14
Georgia
Arsenal
93

Arsenal is the best

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dorjan.ujka
25/01/2017
AL
314
points

arsenallllll granit xhaka albania


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dorjan.ujka
25/01/2017 14:24
Albania
Tottenham Hotspur
314

arsenallllll granit xhaka albania

coN3
25/01/2017
BA
61
points

Arsenal is nice team


coN3
25/01/2017 13:02
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
61

Arsenal is nice team

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Malbasic
25/01/2017
BA
15
points

yes


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Malbasic
25/01/2017 09:23
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
15

yes

erosima
24/01/2017
AZ
6
points

only forever on everywhere Arsenal The gunners !!


erosima
24/01/2017 15:38
Azerbaijan
Arsenal
6

only forever on everywhere Arsenal The gunners !!

TaBa16
18/12/2016
GE
35
points

of course, Arsenal is very strong team


TaBa16
18/12/2016 18:57
Georgia
Arsenal
35

of course, Arsenal is very strong team

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Coutinho
17/12/2016
BA
32
points

The Gunner


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Coutinho
17/12/2016 19:01
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
32

The Gunner

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NesaMC
17/12/2016
RS
9
points

Yes, I am


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NesaMC
17/12/2016 17:39
Serbia
Arsenal
9

Yes, I am

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SKoshen11
17/12/2016
KZ
80
points

Too pessimistic prediction, imo. Arsenal will be second (after Chelsea, of course) this year


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SKoshen11
17/12/2016 14:45
Kazakhstan
Chelsea
80

Too pessimistic prediction, imo. Arsenal will be second (after Chelsea, of course) this year

Shahhuseynli
17/12/2016
AZ
16
points

I do love Arsenal without reason.My favourite player is Ozil


Shahhuseynli
17/12/2016 08:20
Azerbaijan
Arsenal
16

I do love Arsenal without reason.My favourite player is Ozil

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mchedlo10
17/12/2016
GE
12
points

yes, i love arsenal, arsenal is my favorite club <3


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mchedlo10
17/12/2016 00:31
Georgia
Arsenal
12

yes, i love arsenal, arsenal is my favorite club <3

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markoni
16/12/2016
RS
6
points

this season is a very difficult.. but i hope that the arsenal in the further course of the championship shine and give my best..


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markoni
16/12/2016 18:59
Serbia
Arsenal
6

this season is a very difficult.. but i hope that the arsenal in the further course of the championship shine and give my best..

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Rich
16/12/2016
ES
370
points

Welcome to Premier Skills English, Markoni!

Arsenal are looking like they will challenge for the title this season with City, Liverpool and Chelsea. Olivier Giroud is a great player but is on the bench a lot this season. Arsene Wenger seems to prefer to play Alexis Sanchez as the main striker.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
16/12/2016 20:16
Spain
Liverpool
370

Welcome to Premier Skills English, Markoni!

Arsenal are looking like they will challenge for the title this season with City, Liverpool and Chelsea. Olivier Giroud is a great player but is on the bench a lot this season. Arsene Wenger seems to prefer to play Alexis Sanchez as the main striker.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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markoni
16/12/2016
RS
6
points

i love arsenal , because their gameis different from other teams.. my favorite player is olivie giroud.. he is the best striker for me.. :)


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markoni
16/12/2016 18:53
Serbia
Arsenal
6

i love arsenal , because their gameis different from other teams.. my favorite player is olivie giroud.. he is the best striker for me.. :)

pretador
16/12/2016
GE
16
points

arsenal till i die!


pretador
16/12/2016 05:38
Georgia
Arsenal
16

arsenal till i die!

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Riad
15/12/2016
XK
42
points

:P


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Riad
15/12/2016 22:35
Kosovo
Arsenal
42

:P

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