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The new Barclays Premier League season gets underway on Saturday and prior to the first kick, TSN. Daeshon Hall Jersey .ca presents a week long look at some of the teams and stories that will shape the up coming campaign. Last season, Arsenal finally ended their trophy drought with an FA Cup championship.  Can they bring more hardware to Emirates Stadium this season? Manager: Arsene Wenger Last Season: 24-7-7 (fourth in Premier League) Notable Additions: Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle), David Ospina (Nice), Alexis Sanchez (Barcelona) and Calum Chambers (Southampton). Notable Subtractions: Nicklas Bendtner (free agent), Johan Djourou (Hamburger), Lukasz Fabianski (Swansea), Park Chu-Young (free agent), Bacary Sagna (Manchester City) and Thomas Vermalen (Barcelona).  That was Then: For a good chunk of last season, it appeared as though the Gunners were primed to win their first Premiership title in nearly a decade. Staying in contention for so long may have been enough for the Emirates faithful as the season started out under dire circumstances. The teams failure to land a top-flight name on the transfer market, despite interest in the likes of David Villa and Christian Benteke left many fans wondering what the end-game was. The team then went out and lost its opener 3-1 to Aston Villa, on the back of a Benteke brace no less. The Gunners would rebound, however and seize control of the Premiership in Week 4 on the midst of what would become a nine-game unbeaten streak. In fact, outside of two visits to Manchester, the Gunners would not drop a game between their opener and a Feb. 8 trip to Anfield. Over that span, the club would spend just one week anywhere other than the top of the table. Olivier Giroud would prove the catalyst in the teams early-season success, finding the net in each of the teams first four games and having Welshman Aaron Ramsey capture the BPL Player of the Month Award for September. (The Canadian Press) However, their attack would take a hit in the new year, with Ramsey, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil (amongst others) all missing considerable time. The Gunners would hit the skids for two months, winning just twice between Feb. 8 and April 6 dropping home points to both Manchester clubs and suffering a humiliating 6-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. The club was able to stop the bleeding enough to pull together a five-game winning streak to finish the season and preserve their spot in Champions League. They were also able to bring some hardware to their supporters in the form of the FA Cup. That title, though, would not come easy despite early-round victories over Spurs, Liverpool and Everton. The Gunners edged defending Champs (/Championship club!) Wigan on the back of penalty kicks before eventually erasing a 0-2 deficit in extra time of the Final against Hull. This is Now: At least Arsene Wenger has delivered his clubs supporters with the off-season splash of talent that they so hungered for prior to last season. In the dying days of the 2014 World Cup, he secured one of the competitions breakout stars, working out a transfer for Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. (The Canadian Press) If Walcott returns to full health, Ozil, Giroud and Podolski keep form and the team gets a full season out of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the addition of Sanchez could give the Gunners an outright scary attack. It also helps them keep pace with their cross-town rivals in blue, after Chelsea added Atletico Madrid star Diego Costa. Based on last seasons progression, there is no reason to believe the Gunners cant compete for the Premiership if their core players stay healthy. A top-four finish at the very least should be expected given the Luis Suarez-sized hole in Liverpools attack. The team will have to find an new option with the arm-band as captain Thomas Vermaelen is off to Barcelona, but the club has enough proven depth, especially in the trio newly-minted World Champions: Ozil, Podolski and Per Mertesacker. Burning Question: Having finished no higher than third since 2004-05 can Arsenal be counted as a true Premiership contender? Or, is the team merely good enough to round out the top four? Charles Johnson Jersey .Y. -- Syracuses streak lives on -- barely. Graham Gano Jersey . Completely. Two days after releasing Peyton Manning, the longtime face of the franchise, the Colts announced they were cutting four fan favourites: running back Joseph Addai, linebacker Gary Brackett, safety Melvin Bullitt and tight end Dallas Clark. http://www.thepanthersofficialstore.com/...rs-jersey/ . Ferrer will play Mikhail Youzhny on Sunday after he defeated Dmitry Tursunov 6-2, 6-4 in an all-Russian semifinal. "Youzhny is a good player," Ferrer said. FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Mike Goodsons strange stint with the New York Jets is over. The troubled running back was released Wednesday after he failed to show up for the teams mandatory minicamp. General manager John Idzik announced that Goodson, coming off major knee surgery and dealing with legal issues, was let go with a designation of "left squad." "Obviously, its disappointing," Idzik said. "Like we do with all of our players, we gave Mike, we feel in good conscience, every opportunity here with the Jets. Unfortunately, it didnt work out and we made the move, ultimately, that we felt was best for the team." Goodson, who signed with the Jets in March 2013, played in just two games for New York before tearing two knee ligaments last October. He faces weapons charges and up to 10 years in prison after being indicted in November. He was found in a car along with an acquaintance with a handgun and a hollow-point bullet in May 2013. He was also suspended the first four games of last season for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy. "Its unfortunate it never worked out," coach Rex Ryan said. "We wish him the best moving forward." On Tuesday, the start of the teams three-day minicamp, Ryan said he didnt know the reason for Goodsons absence and acknowledged that he hadnt spoken to him and wasnt aware of anyone else in the organization having been in contact with the running back. He reiterated that Wednesday, adding that he hasnt seen or heard from Goodson in two or three months. "Theres no question it concerns me," Ryan said. "Ive tried to reach out to him and havent been able to make contact with him. Custom Carolina Panthers Jerseys. " Idzik wouldnt reveal whether he had been in touch with Goodson to inform him of the teams decision. "Suffice to say, we gave Mike, I think, ample opportunity," Idzik said. Goodsons spot on the roster was tenuous entering minicamp. He was sixth on the depth chart at the running back spot, behind Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson, Bilal Powell, Daryl Richardson and Alex Green. It was also uncertain as to how close Goodson was to returning to the field as he rehabilitated his injury, but the Jets expected him to at least be present since minicamp is mandatory for all players. "This league is all based on showing up on time," owner Woody Johnson said before the team announced the move. "One minute later, youre late. You have to respect that. ... Hes a talented player, but youre no good to the team if youre not here." Goodson was the only player not in attendance for the Jets. As recently as April 30, Idzik said the Jets were assuming Goodson would be on the teams roster this off-season. "I would say, just in general, its an accumulation of things," Idzik said. "These arent knee-jerk decisions that you make." Goodson was Idziks first major free agent signing, giving him a three-year deal for $6.9 million. Idzik would not say whether the Jets would try to recoup some of the signing bonus they gave to Goodson. Goodson, 27, was a fourth-round pick of Carolina in 2009 out of Texas A&M. He played three seasons as a versatile pass-catching back and kick returner with the Panthers before spending the 2012 season with the Oakland Raiders. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '
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