Arsenal have announced another pre-season friendly which will see the Gunners travel to France to take on Angers.

The game will take place at the Stade Raymond Kopa on Wednesday July 31st with a kick off time of 7.30 (local time).

There isn’t much of a connection between the two clubs, the two sides have never met in competitive action, but we did sell Jeff ‘The Jeff’ Reine-Adelaide there last summer.

He had a good season, and is attracting interest from some of the bigger sides in Ligue 1, so it remains to be seen if he’ll still be there when this game takes place.

It comes 12 days before our Premier League season starts with a trip to Newcastle.

Arsenal fans are advised to keep staring ahead of them when if they do make the trip, regardless of what they might hear to the rear of them, as everyone knows you don’t look back in Angers.

Full List of Arsenal pre-season friendlies 2019

July 6th – Borehamwood v Arsenal

July 15th – Colorado Rapids v Arsenal

July 17thArsenal v Bayern Munich

July 20th – Fiorentina v Arsenal

July 23rdArsenal v Real Madrid

July 28thArsenal v Lyon (Emirates Cup)

July 31st – Angers v Arsenal


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Arsenal trying to make more money with these worthless friendlies.
Why do they need to travel? Can’t they do it at home?

No transfers – In or Out so far. Couldn’t even offload Ospina so far ffs.

Raul & Vinay – All fart and No shit.


I thumbed you up because the line “all fart and no shit” have me the giggles.

Man Manny

I saw “Arsenal announce French” and my heart leaped for joy. Sigh!


Love to not have a proper pre-season and generate more money for KSE which won’t be reinvested in the squad…

Medium Mozart

Might head over for this one.

I’ve heard Angers is all the rage.

Gets coat.

Feeds coat through wood chipper…


Pointless preseason friendlies Angers me.


Just Angers but the rest of the teams are good


Somewhat interesting interview with Cohen Bramall, talking about Wenger and Emery:


Good chance for the Fred’s young stars to prove that they’re worthy to play in the first team


It seems like a lot of games to be playing ahead of another long season, especially as so many internationals are still going on

Lucas Rakoto-Sam

perfect chance for some youngsters to impress like matteo did in last pre-season


Just as long as we can look forward in Angers. Having Angers is one of our standing traits.


Couldn’t we just head across town to Queens Park and play their ‘angers?