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The boys kick off 2014 with a home match against Cardiff City on New Year's Day.

You can find out more about our opponents below.


Cardiff City Full name: Cardiff City
Caretaker manager: David Kerslake
Club colours: Red shirts, black shorts, red socks
Nickname(s): The Bluebirds

Three facts about Cardiff:


  • Aaron Ramsey began his career at the Welsh club
  • The Bluebirds have won one of their last nine league games
  • Cardiff haven't faced Arsenal away in the league since 1962


Jordon Mutch Cardiff CitySTAR MAN
Jordon Mutch
Technically gifted and with an eye for a pass, the midfielder ha been one of Cardiff's most impressive performers this season. The former England Under-21 midfielder is the Bluebirds' joint-top goalscorer this term - with four goals - including a stunning 20-yard effort at Fulham in September which sealed the team's first top-division away win since 1961.