London Borough of Islington http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24604/all en Soccer-Man City send back 'expensive' tickets for Arsenal clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-man-city-send-back-expensive-tickets-arsenal-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - While Manchester City's wealthy Dubai owners continue to bankroll the club, the Premier League champions' supporters look to be adopting a more frugal approach.</p> <p>According to local media reports, City have sent back 912 of the 3,000 tickets they were allocated for Sunday's league clash at Arsenal, with travelling fans unhappy at the 62 pounds ($100) cost for a seat at the Emirates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-man-city-send-back-expensive-tickets-arsenal-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England London Borough of Islington Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:00:04 +0000 5731945 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-City's Arsenal curse brings memories of the dark days http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-citys-arsenal-curse-brings-memories-the-dark-days <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Toby Davis</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - When Manchester City face Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday, the Premier League champions will be looking to end a 37-year hoodoo and perhaps remove the last symbolic reminder of a period of tumultuous decline and fall.</p> <p>The last time the blue half of Manchester's current Premier League duopoly tasted league victory in the red half of north London was on Oct. 4, 1975.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-citys-arsenal-curse-brings-memories-the-dark-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England London Borough of Islington Technology War Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:15:35 +0000 5733217 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Arsenal ready to spend big, says Gazidis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/football-arsenal-ready-spend-big-says-gazidis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chief executive Ivan Gazidis has raised the prospect of some high-profile arrivals at Arsenal by declaring that manager Arsene Wenger will not be encumbered by financial constraints in the transfer market.</p> <p>The north London club are reported to be actively seeking new recruits as they bid to end an eight-year trophy drought, and Gazidis says they will be targeting the world's leading players.</p> <p>"It is going to be the players that Arsene believes in," Gazidis said, in comments reported by several British media outlets on Friday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/football-arsenal-ready-spend-big-says-gazidis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France London Borough of Islington AFP Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:22:53 +0000 5852422 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Emirates Cup results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/football-emirates-cup-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the first day of the Emirates Cup, a four-team pre-season tournament staged at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium:</p> <p>Arsenal 2 (Giroud 72, Koscielny 86) Napoli 2 (Insigne 7, Pandev 28)</p> <p>Galatasaray 1 (Melo 70-pen) Porto 0</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Arsenal F.C. London Borough of Islington The Emirates Group AFP Sun, 04 Aug 2013 11:32:48 +0000 5902208 at http://www.globalpost.com