Oliver Giroud

Oliver Giroud will be a starter and a stayer, says Arsene Wenger

Oliver Giroud will be a starter and a stayer, says Arsene Wenger

The France striker has yet to start a league game this season and media reports before the match had suggested he could be loaned out in January to secure more playing time ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Dec 11, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Oliver Giroud header seals Arsenal win in season-opening thriller against Leicester City

Oliver Giroud header seals Arsenal win in season-opening thriller against Leicester City

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head a late winner after Aaron Ramsey had brought Arsenal level at 3-3 following a Jamie Vardy double for the visitors. The home side`s new French signing Alexandre Lacazette had given them an early lead.

Aug 12, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Match-winner Oliver Giroud can still do a job for Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

Match-winner Oliver Giroud can still do a job for Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

The Frenchman and fellow substitute Aaron Ramsay scored in the final seven minutes as Arsenal twice came from behind, the Welshman levelling two minutes before Giroud headed the decider.

Aug 12, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Arsenal striker Giroud, playing in his favoured central forward position, struck twice before the interval and once in the second half to lead France to an emphatic victory in Rennes.

Jun 03, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
World Cup Qualifier 2018: Oliver Giroud brace put France well ahead in Road to Russia

World Cup Qualifier 2018: Oliver Giroud brace put France well ahead in Road to Russia

He scored the first goal from close range after a fine pass from Djibril Sidibe and headed home the second from Benjamin Mendy`s cross in his 60th international.

Mar 26, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Arsenal vs Chelsea: As it happened...

Arsenal vs Chelsea: As it happened...

Guus Hiddink's Chelsea produced a clinical display to beat Arsenal 1-0 and revatilise their league campaign. For Arsene Wenger, it was always going to be a tough job once Per Mertesacker was sent off, as early as the 18th minute.

Jan 24, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
Premier League 2015-16: Signing Karim Benzema would have been good for Arsenal, feels Oliver Giroud

Premier League 2015-16: Signing Karim Benzema would have been good for Arsenal, feels Oliver Giroud

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud on Monday said his country-mate Frenchman Karim Benzema would have been a strong addition to the English Premier League football side.

Sep 01, 2015, 00:32 AM IST
Arsene Wenger cheered by classy Newcastle win

Arsene Wenger cheered by classy Newcastle win

Arsene Wenger hopes he can continue to silence his critics after Arsenal`s 4-1 win over Newcastle lifted the pressure that has been steadily building on him.

Dec 14, 2014, 09:48 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung wants Hulk, Fred to ease pressure off Neymar

As the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 start today, its battle of the world`s heavyweights who know a win could get them to the last-four. Germany are pitted against France as hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Hulk and Fred need to help Neymar for Brazil. He also added that the flu that hit several German players will be a blow against France.

Jul 04, 2014, 12:47 PM IST

FIFA World Cup: Five reasons why France can send Germany packing

But in today’s encounter, one of the favourites to win the FIFA trophy this time, Germany might have to go back home. At least few factors and statistics suggest this.

Jul 03, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

France win gives Deschamps attacking dilemma

While Antoine Griezmann`s introduction gave France the edge in their World Cup last-16 tie against Nigeria, it left coach Didier Deschamps no closer to knowing his strongest attacking configuration.

Jul 01, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Arsenal eye Champions League after Newcastle stroll

Arsenal moved four points clear of Everton in the race for the fourth and final Champions League place on offer to Premier League clubs with a convincing 3-0 win over Newcastle United on Monday.

Apr 29, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

Arsenal retreat into shell to draw blank with United

Arsene Wenger acknowledged the 5-1 thrashing by Liverpool at the weekend forced his Arsenal side to retreat into their shells to avoid defeat at all cost against Manchester United in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Theo Walcott scores double in Arsenal’s 6-1 victory against Coventry

Oliver Giroud broke his duck for Arsenal as the Gunners cruised into the fourth round of the League Cup with a 6-1 victory over Coventry City but it was not all plain sailing for the striker as he missed a second-half penalty.

Sep 27, 2012, 10:08 AM IST