The countdown to Arsenal's next match starts here.

Before every fixture you can take a trip down memory lane with some previous encounters against our forthcoming opponents. Click on the scores for match reports and click on the PLAY buttons to watch the best of the action from each game.

Stoke City - Gold

ARSENAL 1-0 STOKE, 2011
Sebastien Squillaci nodded Arsenal into an early lead but the hosts had to scrap for the points after their captain Cesc Fabregas limped off and Theo Walcott was stretchered off. Arsenal held on but those injuries took their toll in later games.

Stoke City - Gold

ARSENAL 2-0 STOKE, 2009
An instinctive finish from Andrey Arshavin gave Arsenal the advantage but as usual Stoke made life difficult. The relief was palpable when Aaron Ramsey strode through the centre to seal the points 11 minutes from time.

Stoke City - Gold

ARSENAL 4-1 STOKE, 2009
The final game of the season produced a crazy first half. An own goal, Abou Diaby and Robin van Persie gave Arsenal a 3-0 lead inside 20 minutes, Ricardo Fuller gave Stoke hope but Van Persie extinguished it before half time.

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