UK time is: 13:56:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Champions League Draw

Arsenal have drawn Schalke 04, Olympiacos and Montpellier in their Champions League group phase draw.

Arsenal faced the German side in the first group stage in 2001-02, beating them 3-2 at Highbury but losing a dead rubber in Deutschland 3-1. Olympiacos have met the Gunners in the group stage in 2009-10 and 2011-12 and are familair foes. Montpellier and Arsenal meet one another for the first time in the competition and new signing Olivier Giroud makes a quick return to his old home.

Arsenal have been drawn in Group B.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Tim Stillman Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 30 2012

Time: 5:51PM

Your Comments

Not a bad draw, an eminently winnable draw. Come on you Gooners!
deledudu
Nice!
nikolaijns
Not the worst draw we could have gotten. Look forward to see $hitty booted out at the group stage again:P
Armory
I reckon we should go through with Schalke. But it could take one bad night in Greece or Montpellier to scupper that so we cannot take this group lightly. Really do hope *****ty get dumped out at the group stage. Hopefully Real will do them home and away. Dortmund will also give them some tough games especially with the awesome squad they have now.
Ned Stark
We can't complain about this draw (though the Arsenal site made it out to be a tough group); still nothing may be taken for granted. City will have their work cut out and should be stuffed over the 2 legs, by Madrid. Dortmund is a different kettle of fish, however. They seem to freeze on the big European nights in recent times.
Naijagunner
About time Arsenal had a draw they should breeze through. I'm more worried we will get a big team in the last 16 :(
LeFondle18
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Arsenal v Besiktas Match Preview (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Fifty Shades Of Arsenal Opinion (Monday August 25 2014)

Arsenal Chew Hard On Toffees (Saturday August 23 2014)

Scout Report: Everton (Friday August 22 2014)

Everton v Arsenal Match Preview (Friday August 22 2014)

No Champions League Turkish Delight (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Besiktas v Arsenal Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Match Discussion - Besiktas (a) (Monday August 18 2014)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Naijagunner 81
2. Amos. 61
3. Chippy Brady 56
4. Galway Gooner 29
5. Joe_@** 24
6. Rocky7 22
7. Deltaforce 20
8. NYArse 19
9. Guyfox 17
10. nikolaijns 14

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Everton 2 - 2 Arsenal
Arsenal 2 - 1 Crystal Palace

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Chelsea 2 2 0 0 4 6
3. Man City 2 2 0 0 4 6
4. Swansea 2 2 0 0 2 6
5. Arsenal 2 1 1 0 1 4
6. Hull City 2 1 1 0 1 4
7. Aston Villa 2 1 1 0 1 4
8. West Ham 2 1 0 1 1 3

Breaking League News

Diame Finally Going!
West Ham : 27/08/2014 12:58:00
Believe!
Man Utd : 27/08/2014 12:55:00
Press Muddy the Water!
Man Utd : 27/08/2014 12:53:00
Testing Their Patience
Chelsea : 27/08/2014 12:52:00
How Chelsea Should Play Against Everton
Chelsea : 27/08/2014 12:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should play up front against Besiktas?
Suggested By:  
Alexis 31%
Sanogo 26%
Campbell 4%
Podolski 39%
Akpom 0%