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  1. You Bet

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford Arsenal have performed well in London derbies this season, with wins over Tottenham and Fulham, and they can complete a hat-trick at West Ham tonight. This column pointed out Arsenal's vulnerability on the road against uncompromising teams before their 1-1 at Blackburn near the start of the season- their only dropped points so far- and one of the teams ...

  2. You Bet

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to play. After two setbacks in the past week, United need to reassert their advantage with a home victory over Everton in tonight's early kick-off and then it will be up to Chelsea and Arsenal to match them. The first to try will be Chelsea, at home to West Ham, and then tomorrow it is Arsenal's turn at Bolton. Chelsea gathered more momentum in midweek when they beat Birmingham 3-1 ...

  3. Chance to steal march

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... and Everton are all in European action- hence the shortened Premiership list. That gives Chelsea and Arsenal the chance to steal a march in the title race, and they should have no problem taking ... Chelsea put at least three goals past bottom-half teams in six out of 10 clashes last season, and this is their first chance to let rip this season. Arsenal rate as a firm banker against Fulham, ...

  4. You Bet

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... to increase the pressure on leaders Arsenal tonight. By the time Arsenal kick off in the late game at home to Middlesbrough, United and Chelsea will have finished their games away to bottom-five teams Derby and Sunderland respectively. If those two title challengers win, as expected, United will take the lead in the table on 67 points, followed by Arsenal on 66 and Chelsea on 64. All three ...

  5. Blackburn continuing to surprise

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... and eighth in the English Premiership table. Three of those teams (Arsenal, Blackburn and Bolton) are at home to bottom-half sides this weekend, giving them the opportunity to crank up the pressure on their rivals by claiming three vital points. It is London (Spurs, Arsenal and possibly West Ham) v the north-west in the race for Europe, and most observers are surprised at the strength ...

  6. Who did what last season

    Posted Aug 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Champions: Chelsea (Champions League) Runners-up: Manchester United (Champions League) Third place: Liverpool (Champions League 3rd qualifying round) Fourth place: Arsenal (Champions League 3rd qualifying round) Fifth place: Tottenham Hotspur (Uefa Cup) Sixth place: Blackburn Rovers (Uefa Cup) League Cup winners: Manchester United FA Cup winners: Liverpool (runners-up West ...

  7. Pressure is on to pile up points in holiday season

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... them a points average per game of 2.67 compared with City's 2.83. Among the big six, the rest of the order in terms of points per game are Tottenham (2.55), Chelsea and Arsenal (both 2.42) ... for their poor scoring. The Christmas programme started in midweek and already the Manchester clubs have stated their intent with clear-cut wins, while Arsenal won 2-1 at Aston Villa on Wednesday night. ...

  8. Londoners will be keen to close gap on Manchester rivals

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Pulford The two Manchester giants could be out of sight of some of the lesser title hopefuls before too long, unless Arsenal and Tottenham can find some better form in this weekend's two big matches in the English Premier League. Arsenal go to Manchester United tomorrow night with only one point and no goals from their first two matches and with United in top form ...

  9. Gunners to edge out Liverpool

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... one of the automatic qualification spots for finishing in the top two) will be in the spotlight as Chelsea host Spurs tonight and Arsenal face Liverpool tomorrow night. Chelsea will be back ... against their London rivals is poor, however, and there is little encouragement in their away form this season. Arsenal v Liverpool is a fascinating clash, and there is little to choose between ...

  10. Not the time for sitting on defence

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... and the verdict will hold the key to how bets are placed. The better defence could decide the outcome in Fulham v Arsenal. The Gunners' rearguard has been under fire all season, yet only Chelsea have ... Helguson. Fulham have a win chance at big odds, but only if they can keep Arsenal's strikers at bay. There is clear hope in the fact that Arsenal have failed to score in eight of their last 10 ...




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