Sunderland and Southampton fixtures announced at last

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Shkodran Mustafi Arsenal debut

After our FA Cup involvement meant the postponement of Premier League games against Southampton and Sunderland, Arsenal fans have been waiting for new dates for those games to be announced.

At long last, the games have been rescheduled, adding to a hectic run of games between now and the end of the season.

The Gunners will travel to St Mary’s on Wednesday May 10th for a 7.45 pm kick-off. That game comes just three days after Manchester United come to the Emirates, and three days before we face Stoke City at the Bet 365 Stadium on Saturday May 13th.

Sunderland’s visit to the Emirates will take place on Tuesday May 16th at 7.45 pm, before the final league game of the campaign takes place on Sunday May 21st.

There’s also a change the broadcast schedule as the game against Leicester City on Wednesday April 26th, which was set to be shown on Sky Sports, has been dropped and they’ll televise Crystal Palace v Sp*rs instead.

Still, at least we know when all our games are taking place now, and we can stock up on the requisite amount of booze and painkillers.

Which is a lot. Quite a lot indeed.

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sahil
sahil

We could use a few puppy pics blogs!

mastaofthegoonaverse
mastaofthegoonaverse

Ive got a new schnauzer in the family, his name is Colin.

José P
José P

I’m carrying stuff in my backpack these days, even the news is threatening my patience

BidOnLard
BidOnLard

More football from the Arsenal, wohooo, can’t wait.

GraeB
GraeB

Some football from the Arsenal would be a start!

Lord Bendnter
Lord Bendnter

You know it’s tough times when Sky gives preference to a Sp*rs match against Crystal Palace

David Hillier\'s luggage
David Hillier\'s luggage

I pretty sure that one of those game could have been played this week or next if it wasn’t for Sky insisting they have us on two Monday nights in a row. Madness.

GraeB
GraeB

Couldn’t – it’s Champions League week. You all remember CL don’t you? It carries on into latter stages even if we don’t.

Maniac
Maniac

The fact that a match up between last season’s champions and runners up has been dropped from TV just goes to show how underwhelming both teams have been this year. Embarrassing.

GraeB
GraeB

But I’m watching Leicester in CL as I write this. Their season went back on track when they “disgracefully” sacked their manager.

GraeB
GraeB

And again we can learn how to defend from City.

Monkey Nuts
Monkey Nuts

Presume we lose out on the tv match fee now that we have been dropped from the schedule. Take that hit in the pocket Stan!

Original Paul
Original Paul

Make sure you have three Arsenal players in your fantasy teams for those two game weeks folks….or maybe not actually. 🙁

Original Paul
Original Paul

“Excuse me Mr Dean, would you mind coming back please, pretty please?”

GraeB
GraeB

Let Usmanov take over and we get Dein back I reckon.

Original Paul
Original Paul

*Dein not Mike Dean!

GraeB
GraeB

Let Usmanov take over and we could have David Dein back.

ForeignGooner
ForeignGooner

You’re taking this quite seriously aren’t you?

kunzeboom
kunzeboom

Is it only me or does this Southampton chap look like a sinister Theodore Walcott?

Rawgooner
Rawgooner

A sinister Theo? I’m trying to get my head round that.

Sinclair
Sinclair

That’s nice of Sky. Sold my Leicester seat on ticket exchange 2 days ago as hard to do midweek and was televised and then they change it! Bit unfair.