Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal #6 - Defender

  • Born: 09/10/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 165

Per Mertesacker to the rescue?

The chewing-gum-and-string defense may need some help in Istanbul, and a large German could provide it.

Aaron Ramsey the hero in stoppage time for Arsenal

The Gunners were frustrated by the Eagles but managed to grab full points with a stoppage time winner from Aaron Ramsey

Barcelona announce signing of Thomas Vermaelen

Arsenal's captain, benched for the past year or so, has left in search of more playing time.

Barcelona bid for Vermaelen

The out of favour captain is inching ever closer to leaving.

Arsenal 0-1 Monaco: Sound and fury

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Well, that wasn't nearly as fun as yesterday was.

Per Mertesacker season review

The season reviews get back underway with Arsenal's German centre back.

Arsenal announce Debuchy shirt number

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Hint: it's not 54.

Quarterfinal Open Thread: FRA/GER, BRA/COL

Two whole days without soccer. How did we survive? Today, two titanic matches await. And happy Fourth of July to you, too!

Sakho Fit and Free to Play Against Nigeria

Mamadou Sakho was taken off after an hour against Ecuador and should be fit for France's Round of 16 matchup with Nigeria, but more importantly, he'll be eligible to play after escaping retroactive...

World Cup day 9: notes and open thread

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The Cup of Worlds continues.

2014 World Cup Day Nine Open Thread

MORE FOOTBALL! ALL THE FOOTBALL! THREE GAMES OF FOOTBALL!

First Summer Signing: Chatzitheodoridis?

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According to Metro, Arsenal's in for a 17-year-old left back in desperate need of a nickname.

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