Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

The Opposition: Arsenal

The Opposition: Arsenal

Full Club Name:
Arsenal Football Club

Year Formed:
1886

Nickname:
The Gunners

Ground:
Emirates Stadium

Capacity:
60,335

Manager:
Arsene Wenger (1996 to present)

Chairman:
Peter Hill-Wood (1982 to present)

Mascot:
Gunnersauras

Possible Arsenal Line-Up:
-
(4-3-3)
-
21) Fabianski
-
3) Sagna - 31) Campbell - 17) Song - 22) Clichy
-
14) Walcott - 2) Diaby - 27) Eboue
-
8) Nasri - 52) Bendtner - 7) Rosicky

Top Scorer:
Cesc Fabregas: 13 (Premier League)

Player to Watch:
Robin van Persie - Arsenal looked a completely different animal when van Persie came on for the last ten minutes of the game at White Hart Lane. I think he's one of the most under-rated players in the Premier League, he's got it all. He can score wonder-goals, he takes brilliant free-kicks, he can dribble with both feet and he's got bags of pace. Thank god the likes of Arshavin and Fabregas won't be lining up alongside him.

City Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Loss, Win, Win, Win, Loss = 12 points

Arsenal's Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Win, Draw, Win, Loss, Loss = 10 points

Current Table Position:
3rd. Played 35. Won 22. Lost 8 Drawn 5. Goal difference +40. Points 71

Club Records:
Most League appearances: 722 David O'Leary
Most League goals: 174 Thierry Henry
Record Attendance: 73,707
Most Games Unbeaten: 49 (May 2003 - October 2004)
Record transfer fee paid: (Believed to be around 20m) Andrei Arshavin from Zanit, 2008
Record transfer fee received: 25,000,000 - Emmanuel Adebayor to Man City, 20009

Famous Arsenal Fans:
Alan Davies (Comedian)
Dido (Singer)
Frankie Detorri (Jockey)
Prince Harry
Matt Lucas (Comedian)
Phil Tuffnell (Ex-Cricketer)
Dermot O'Leary (X-Factor)
Dale Winton (?)

Writer:bigal84
Date:Saturday April 24 2010
Time: 3:29PM

Comments

0
Poor Dale!
RobsonGreensleeves
24/04/2010 16:00:00
0
Winton isn't a true footy fan.....he's only in it for the agg. Roger Daltrey, Ray Davies of The Kinks and John Lydon are all more respectable examples of well known (refuse to use the C word) gooners.
nikolaijns
24/04/2010 17:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Anyone Feeling Dejected Following Arsenal Defeat?

Thought so!

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (24/4/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City

All the stats from Arsenal (1) vs (1) Manchester City, Wembley Stadium - Extra Time Being Played, 23/4/17 15h00 BST Att: 85,725

FA Cup S/F: Arsenal v Man City - Follow Live On Twitter

The winner of today's FA Cup Semi-Final (Manchester City of course) will play Chelsea in May's Final. But if you can't watch the game on BT Sport then one option is to follow..

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

City's performance, out of five against Arsenal?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five2%
Four42%
Three28%
Two28%
One0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 27 2017 8:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 2:05PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 12:30PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Johnny Baguette595
2.Buzz Lightyear462
3.Skoorb357
4.kennyclementstache138
5.Rising110
6.Colin Is The King90
7.citizhun74
8.johnkelv58
9.Tudor55
10.OziMan45
Vital Football Comment