Martin Keown

Alexandre Lacazette celebrates during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Martin Keown baffled by decision to drop Alexandre Lacazette
Martin Keown says that Alexandre Lacazette 'does not deserve' to be dropped to the bench for big matches, having been overlooked for selection against Manchester City.
Nov 7, 14:44
Jack Wilshere in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Jack Wilshere has to start in Premier League'
Former Arsenal centre-back Martin Keown calls on Arsene Wenger to hand Jack Wilshere a recall to the club's Premier League side.
Nov 7, 11:48
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown expects Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal in January
Martin Keown slams Mesut Ozil for costing Arsenal all three points in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Watford and expects the Germany star to depart the club in January.
Oct 15, 16:46
Marc Wilmots looks on as his Belgium side play Colombia on November 14, 2013.
Kolo Toure joins Ivory Coast staff as assistant manager
Kolo Toure will double up his role as Celtic's technical coach by linking up with Marc Wilmots as assistant manager of Ivory Coast.
Oct 5, 14:16
Francesc Fabregas of Arsenal is congratulated by teammate Robin van Persie (R) after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on August 15, 2009
Cesc Fabregas: 'I threw pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson'
Former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas confesses to being the man who threw pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson during his side's defeat at Manchester United in October 2004.
Oct 4, 20:26
Malta players chase after Jesse Lingard in a match between England and Malta at Wembley
Preview: Malta vs. England
Sports Mole previews Friday's World Cup Group F qualifier between bottom side Malta and top-of-the-group England at the Ta'Qali National Stadium.
Aug 30, 18:02
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Chelsea have very real problems'
Former Arsenal centre-back Martin Keown criticises Chelsea following their 3-2 home defeat to Burnley in the Premier League.
Aug 12, 19:55
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Alexis Sanchez should carry on with dignity and respect'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown states that current Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez should see out the remainder of his contract with "dignity and respect".
Aug 8, 13:56
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Arsenal have become a cup team'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown challenges the current crop of players to improve their consistency and shake the tag of being just a "cup team".
Jul 8, 20:51
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger will want to keep Alexis Sanchez'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown is confident that Arsene Wenger wants to keep Alexis Sanchez at the club and will not sanction a move to a Premier League rival.
Jul 8, 20:40
Jack Wilshere sits with his leg in a protective brace ahead of the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on May 6, 2017
Martin Keown 'certain' Jack Wilshere will be offered new Arsenal deal
Former Arsenal centre-back Martin Keown claims that the Gunners will "certainly" offer injury-plagued midfielder Jack Wilshere a new contract.
Jun 26, 19:26
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Martin Keown: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez let Arsenal down during season'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown accuses Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez of letting the club and manager Arsene Wenger down at key stages of the season.
May 23, 14:23
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Mesut Ozil: 'Offer from China was tempting'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says that leaving the club for China was "never an option", despite admitting that the lucrative offer was "tempting".
May 4, 10:26
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Arsene Wenger apologises for Mesut Ozil incident
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger apologises for an incident which saw Mesut Ozil kick a door at White Hart Lane after his side lost 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur.
May 4, 10:06
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with FC Basel at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016
Martin Keown: 'Mesut Ozil has given up on Arsenal teammates'
Martin Keown says that Arsenal "cannot afford" to keep "carrying" Mesut Ozil following his lacklustre performance against Tottenham Hotspur.
May 2, 10:08
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Martin Keown accuses Romelu Lukaku of showing "disrespect" to Ashley Williams
Martin Keown says that Romelu Lukaku was 'disrespectful' towards Ashley Williams during Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester United.
Apr 5, 10:32
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Martin Keown: 'Writing is on the wall for Arsene Wenger'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes that Arsene Wenger is coming to the end of his 21-year spell as the club's manager following their 3-1 defeat to West Brom.
Mar 18, 21:43
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Tottenham Hotspur still 10 years behind Arsenal'
Martin Keown insists that Tottenham Hotspur have a long way to go before they catch up with his former club Arsenal, despite another solid campaign at White Hart Lane.
Feb 26, 22:04
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Gary Neville: 'Arsene Wenger deserves more respect from fans'
Gary Neville believes that Arsene Wenger deserves more respect from some Arsenal fans due to his "unbelievable" success at the club over the past two decades.
Feb 17, 19:26
sene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger may have made his mind up on Arsenal future'
Martin Keown believes Arsene Wenger may have realised that his time at Arsenal is up following their 5-1 thrashing at Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Feb 15, 22:49
Martin Keown looks on prior to the pre-season match between Corby Town and Stevenage at Steel Park on August 2, 2011 in Corby, England
Martin Keown: 'Bayern Munich thrashing is Arsene Wenger's lowest point as Arsenal boss'
Martin Keown believes that Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in their Champions League last-16 first leg is Arsene Wenger's "lowest point ever".
Feb 15, 22:14
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger has already decided to stay'
Former Arsenal centre-back Martin Keown believes that manager Arsene Wenger has already made his mind up to stay at the club beyond the end of the current season.
Feb 7, 22:37
Sol Campbell playing for Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur on April 14, 2010.
Sol Campbell: 'Arsenal lack leaders on the field'
Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell claims that there is a lack of leaders in the current side and is worried about their chances of making the top four this season.
Feb 6, 15:52
Gary 'To me, to you' Neville appears ahead of the La Liga game between Valencia and Espanyol on February 13, 2016
Gary Neville: 'Arsenal no longer capable of handling Premier League title games'
Gary Neville believes that Arsenal are not equipped to win crucial Premier League games against title rivals like Chelsea, and have not been for several years.
Feb 5, 12:03
An assortment of Arsenal players react at the end of their Champions League game against PSG on November 23, 2016
Robert Pires: 'Arsenal need more English players to win title'
Robert Pires suggests that the missing piece of Arsenal's title-winning jigsaw is a lack of talented English players, such as the crop of individuals he played alongside.
Feb 3, 20:59
Arsene Wenger serves the sass during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Alex Ferguson defends Arsene Wenger's "fantastic" Arsenal record
Sir Alex Ferguson claims that Arsene Wenger has proved that he is an "outstanding coach" by sticking to what he believes in despite supporters' frustrations.
May 28, 12:37
Martin Keown of Arsenal applauds the fans after the AXA sponsored FA Cup Semi-final match between Middlesbrough and Arsenal at Old Trafford
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger needs to spend'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown hints that the Gunners could lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil if Arsene Wenger does not improve his squad this summer.
Apr 22, 22:40
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy kicks off after being sent off by Jonathan Moss on April 17, 2016
Martin Keown: 'Jamie Vardy suspension could be huge in title race'
Martin Keown wonders how Leicester City will perform without Jamie Vardy in the visit of Swansea.
Apr 21, 15:26
Gabriel 'Caesar' Paulista walks off injured during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Arsenal legend Martin Keown enthused by Gabriel, Laurent Koscielny duo
Arsenal defenders Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny make for a solid centre-back partnership in the long term, according to Martin Keown.
Mar 17, 20:32
Dion Dublin of Aston Villa beats David Seaman of Arsenal to score the winner in the FA Carling Premiership match at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Villa won 3-2.
On this day: Arsenal spurn two-goal lead at Aston Villa
Seventeen years ago today, a brace from Dion Dublin helped Aston Villa to recover from two goals down to beat Arsenal.
Dec 13, 06:00
Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrates scoring against Newcastle United on August 28, 2005.
Ruud van Nistelrooy: 'Arsenal were obsessed with me and Manchester United'
Ruud van Nistelrooy says that Arsenal were obsessed with him and Manchester United during his time at Old Trafford.
Nov 25, 19:09
Mesut Oezil of Arsenal (L) and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal look dejected after conceding a goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2015 in London, England.
Martin Keown: 'Arsenal were overrun by Tottenham Hotspur'
Ex-Arsenal defender Martin Keown says that Tottenham Hotspur stopped the Gunners from playing their best football in Sunday's North London derby.
Nov 9, 10:33
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on prior to kick off during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between FC Dynamo Kyiv and Chelsea at the Olympic Stadium on October 20, 2015 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Arsenal legend Martin Keown: I pity "isolated" Jose Mourinho
Arsenal legend Martin Keown accuses Jose Mourinho of being his own worst enemy following a dismal start to the 2015-16 campaign on and off the field for Chelsea.
Oct 22, 23:35
Gabriel of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Martin Keown: 'Gabriel Paulista is Arsenal's best defender'
Martin Keown says that Gabriel Paulista is Arsenal's best defender.
Oct 1, 18:34
Chelsea's Diego Costa looks downbeat during the match with Everton on September 12, 2015
Martin Keown: 'Diego Costa a master of dark arts'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown says that he would have enjoyed facing Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
Sep 21, 09:40
Composite image a comparison has been made between Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho (L) and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger
Martin Keown: 'Arsenal must beat Chelsea to preserve title ambitions'
Martin Keown warns Arsenal that losing at Chelsea could spell the end of their Premier League title hopes.
Sep 18, 01:57
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Martin Keown: 'Schweinsteiger could be a top signing for Manchester United'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes that Bastian Schweinsteiger could prove to be a top signing for Manchester United.
Sep 12, 16:34
Christian Benteke of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Brittania Stadium on August 9, 2015
Martin Keown: 'Christian Benteke has plenty to prove at Liverpool'
Martin Keown insists that Christian Benteke will prove to be a "very good signing" for Liverpool as long as the service to him improves as the season goes on.
Sep 12, 16:26
Louis van Gaal, manager of Manchester United looks at his watch during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty Stadium on August 30, 2015
Martin Keown slams Louis van Gaal's man management
Martin Keown slams Louis van Gaal's treatment of Manchester United goalkeepers David de Gea and Victor Valdes.
Sep 3, 06:42
Martin Keown of Arsenal applauds the fans after the AXA sponsored FA Cup Semi-final match between Middlesbrough and Arsenal at Old Trafford
Martin Keown: 'Arsenal have missed opportunity in Premier League'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown describes the Gunners' lack of ambition in the transfer market this summer as a "missed opportunity".
Sep 1, 22:22



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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