Browsing Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal FC – Laurent Koscielny & Per Mertesacker Are the Keys to the Title

Posted on 4 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

This season and generally under Arsene Wenger, Arsenal are known for their creative football and their attacking players taking center stage. However, like in previous seasons, how far this team goes and whether or not they win a championship depends on how well Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker do at the center of this defense. More

Arsenal FC – Olivier Giroud Isn’t Going to Rest Anytime Soon

Posted on 13 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

One loss doesn’t mean the end of the world, but when you’re on top of the league, everyone is looking for a hint that you’re cracking. Arsenal aren’t a perfect team, they never were. However, their lack of support to their one and only striker, Olivier Giroud, might begin taking its toll soon enough, and maybe even has already begun. More

Borussia Dortmund – Robert Lewandowski Dirty But Great

Posted on 23 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

In some circles, Robert Lewandowski might be considered the best striker in Europe. His scoring over the last three years has certainly been helping him in that argument, helping propel Dortmund to the elite of European football with Bundesliga titles and Champions League success. However, there’s is also something of a dark side to the Polish striker. More

Arsenal FC – Aaron Ramsey Suddenly Not That Good

Posted on 23 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The fantastic start Arsenal have had in the league has been helped by a very soft schedule, and now it’s been proven that some stiffer competition from a team that might be superior makes Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil look a little less wonderful than all the praises they’ve been getting over the last month or so. More

Arsenal FC – Mesut Ozil Will Make Olivier Giroud Very Happy

Posted on 15 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

It took only 11 minutes for Mesut Ozil to show Olivier Giroud what he can do for him as his new dealer on an Arsenal team that both enjoyed an even greater midfield quality than usual and some sketchy refereeing at some point, although the whistle was actually a double edges sword on the day. More

Laurent Koscielny Gets Kicked in the Face, Leaving in a Bloody Mess (Fenerbahce vs Arsenal)

Posted on 21 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

While Arsenal had plenty of reasons to be happy with their 3-0 win over Fenerbahce in the first leg of their Champions League playoff clash, many are concerned with yet another injury, as Laurent Koscielny had to leave the match after getting kicked in the face by Pierre Webo, resulting in a bloody mess on the pitch and possibly something that will take some time to heal. More

Arsenal FC – Olivier Giroud Continues to Cofuse

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s hard putting a finger on what is keeping Olivier Giroud from being a world class striker, but there’s something missing. Even these acrobatic goals and impressive performances in the penalty box from time to time aren’t going to convince anyone he’s the answer to all of the problems Arsenal have been trying to fix over the years. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Barcelona Trying to Sign Laurent Koscielny

Posted on 16 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Everyone knows Barcelona are interested in a world class centre back to save them from their defensive problems, and it seems Laurent Koscielny from Arsenal just might be that man. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Bayern Munich Interested in Laurent Koscielny

Posted on 4 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

While at first look, the Bayern Munich squad seems perfect and in no need of changes for the near future, it’s hard to believe they won’t continue and bring in quality players, with the next name on the list of players worth signing being that of Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal. More

Arsenal FC – Laurent Koscielny Proving Again How Important He Is

Posted on 20 May, 2013, by in Soccer

For two consecutive seasons, Laurent Koscielny has proved to be the difference between Arsenal finishing in the top 4 and making the Champions League, and an end result that would have been disastrous for the club, and probably for Arsene Wenger as well. More