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Arsenal’s Koscielny plays volleyball to earn foul on Dortmund

Arsenal are finding the task of taking on Borussia Dortmund on the road not that fun at all. The boys in yellow have dominated most of the first half. So naturally the biggest highlight would come around the Gunners penalty box. While challenging for a header, Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny was touched by a Dortmund attacking player. That touch sent him “flying” hard, so...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal is in need of a striker after a draw against Leicester City

Arsenal failed to gain all three points against Leicester City on Sunday after a 1-1 draw. Even though some might say coming up with a point at Leicester City isn’t all that bad, but it is bad when Arsenal are trying to claim their first Premier League Title since 2004. Arsene Wenger will have to bring another striker after poor finishing from his strikers against Leicester City...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal grab late winner, but need to improve in the final third

Arsenal managed to grab all three points thanks to a stoppage time goal from Aaron Ramsey. With 10 men on the pitch for Crystal Palace late in the game, Arsenal took full advantage of the man down and found spaces inside the box. Laurent Koscienly equalizes for Arsenal right before half time from a great delivery from Alexis Sanchez. The game started off brightly for Arsenal, but...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Koscielny trains ahead of Arsenal's match against Besiktas

Arsenal have received a fitness boost after Laurent Koscielny trained with the squad ahead of their Champions League qualifier against Besiktas. Koscielny was a doubt for Tuesday's play-off round first-leg tie in Turkey after taking a knock to his Achilles in the 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday night. However, Kieran Gibbs did not train and it looks as though a hamstring...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Laurent Koscielny Extends Contract With Arsenal Football Club: Nightly Soccer Report

French defender Laurent Koscielny has signed a new contract with Arsenal Football Club. The news will come as a boost to Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger. Koscielny joined the Gunners in 2010 from French club Lorient, and has become a popular and key part of the Arsenal defense, where he has formed an effective partnership with Per Mertesacker in the middle of the back four. Koscielny...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

France's Koscielny cleared to play WCup opener

France defender Laurent Koscielny has been cleared to play from the start of next year's World Cup after FIFA only gave him a one-match suspension for his red card against Ukraine in the first leg of their playoff. Koscielny was sent off in injury time of the 2-0 loss in Kiev after pushing Oleksandr Kucher in the face and knocking him down. FIFA said Monday that its disciplinary...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Laurent Koscielny Kicked in Face by Pierre Webo, Suffers Deep Cut ‘Like Boxer’ (GIF)

If Pierre Webo has something against Laurent Koscielny, he didn’t hide it very well on Wednesday. Webo, a forward for Turkish club Fenerbache, kicked Arsenal defender Koscielny in the face as he tried to kick the ball 30 minutes into their UEFA Champions League qualifying game. Koscielny suffered a deep cut and left the field with his face covered in blood. He was taken to a hospital...
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Koscielny eyes Arsenal title challenge

Laurent Koscielny is happy at Arsenal and believes the team can challenge for the Premier League title this year. The 26-year-old defender enjoyed an impressive season with the Gunners last time out and was rewarded with a new long-term contract last month. Although the likes of Robin van Persie and Alex Song continue to be linked with moves away from the Emirates Stadium, Koscielny...
Via Fox Soccer
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Koscielny out of France squad due to calf injury

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has pulled out of the France squad to play Uruguay in a friendly because of a calf injury. Koscielny was given permission to return to London after medical tests at the France training camp on Monday, one day after being hurt in Arsenal's 4-0 victory over Cologne in a friendly. France coach Didier Deschamps says he will not call up a replacement...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Koscielny agrees to new long-term deal at Arsenal

Arsenal says France defender Laurent Koscielny has agreed to sign a new long-term contract with the Premier League club. Arsenal declined to reveal the length of the contract in announcing the deal on its website Tuesday. Koscielny says ''I have had a fantastic time here and look forward to an exciting future with Arsenal.'' The 26-year-old Koscielny was signed...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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