Premier League: From Manchester United's defeat to Aston Villa to Arsenal's thrashing of Everton, five memorable opening day fixtures
On the opening day fixture in 1996, Beckham scored an iconic goal, the one which stamped his case of being a special player. Alan Hansen, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Alexandre Lacazette have all played pivotal roles in the opening day fixtures.
Premier League: Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette hopeful of being fit in time for opening clash against Newcastle United
Lacazette was forced to limp out of Arsenal's 2-1 Emirates Cup pre-season friendly defeat against Lyon on Sunday and left the stadium with a protective boot on his foot.
Premier League: Moussa Dembele strikes twice as Lyon come from behind to beat Arsenal in pre-season friendly
After the break, with changes taking place for much of the half, Lyon battled back and Dembele struck either side of Martinelli having a debut Emirates Stadium goal ruled out for handball
International Champions Cup: Arsenal's youngsters step up amidst controversies over ownership and lack of marquee signing
Arsenal had been shrouded in controversies over Kroenke not doing enough to improve results after Arsenal had failed to qualify for the Champions League
International Champions Cup: Out-of-favour Gareth Bale scores on return as Real Madrid edge past Arsenal on penalties
Real Madrid clawed back from two goals down to finish full time at 2-2, and prevailed 3-2 in the penalty shootout dictated by the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament format.
International Champions Cup: Youngster Edward Nketiah scores brace to guide Arsenal past Serie A side Fiorentina
Youngster Edward Nketiah made it three goals in two matches Saturday with a brace that boosted Arsenal to a 3-0 win over Fiorentina in a pre-season friendly in North Carolina.
Premier League: Laurent Koscielny's decision to boycott Arsenal's pre-season tour adds to club's gloom
Facing a third consecutive season outside the Champions League, Arsenal are attempting to play catch up with their rivals at the top end of the Premier League on a far more restricted transfer budget.
Europa League: Impotent Arsenal prolong identity crisis under coach Unai Emery after insipid display in final
Arsenal slinked off the field reflecting on a transitional season in which Emery and his players were never convincing in moving the club away from the enduring washouts of Wenger’s influence.
Europa League final: Unai Emery's Arsenal can finally shrug off Arsene Wenger hangover by winning first European title
Winning a first European trophy would suggest that Arsenal have progressed under Unai Emery and will transform into a team that owns its future and identity.
Europa League: Arsenal thrash Valencia 7-3 on aggregate to set up all-English final with London rivals Chelsea
Arsenal will play Chelsea in the Europa League final after a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hat-trick ended Valencia's hopes of another dramatic European comeback.
Europa League: Valencia ready to exploit Arsenal's fragility away from home, says ex-Gunners player Francis Coquelin
Francis Coquelin has warned former club Arsenal that Valencia are ready to exploit their fragility away from home and pull off another stirring fightback.
Europa League: Unai Emery's Arsenal depend on Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to clinch title and save season
Arsenal's collapse at the business end of the Premier League season means the success or failure of Unai Emery's first campaign now solely depends on lifting the Europa League and as a result sealing Champions League football.
Europa League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's late strike gives Arsenal the edge in semi-final tie against Valencia
Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck a vital late goal to seal a 3-1 win over Valencia on Thursday and give his side breathing space for the second leg of their Europa League semi-final in Spain next week.
Europa League: Arsenal look to keep domestic woes aside as Valencia come calling in semi-final first leg
Unai Emery's first season in charge at Arsenal is in danger of imploding unless the Spaniard can again prove himself to be a Europa League specialist and cover up an alarming dip in the Gunners' Premier League form.
Europa League: Arsenal's measured away win against Napoli demonstrates a sense of progression from Arsene Wenger era
Arsenal, accused of a wayward form away from home, delivered a perfect performance at a moment when their identity under Emery had been repeatedly questioned
Europa League: Arsenal, Chelsea join Eintracht Frankfurt, Valencia in semi-finals with contrasting victories
Pedro Rodriguez starred as Chelsea withstood a spirited Slavia Prague fightback in a wild 4-3 victory to qualify for the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday, while Arsenal knocked out Napoli after an assured display in Italy.
Premier League: Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil is ready to feature more regularly for club
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is in line to feature more regularly in away matches starting with Sunday’s trip to Everton as the north London side look to clinch a top-four Premier League finish, manager Unai Emery said on Friday.
Premier League: Arsenal move into third place after Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette shine in win over Newcastle United
Unai Emery challenged revitalised Arsenal to write their own history after they climbed to third place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win against Newcastle on Monday.
Europa League: Arsenal's quarter-final qualification chances boosted by Alexandre Lacazette's ban reduction
Alexandre Lacazette was shown a straight red card as Arsenal were beaten 1-0 by BATE Borisov in the first leg of their last 32 tie, but will be available against Rennes
European football talking points: Arsenal score finest win of Unai Emery's tenure; Dortmund deliver under pressure and more
The biggest headline from the weekend, however, was Arsenal's stunning victory against a seemingly-unstoppable Manchester United side. Here are our talking points from the weekend of football which saw Claudio Ranieri return to Roma as the head coach.