Wenger hits out at international friendlies

December 18th, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger has once again criticised international friendlies after Dutch striker Robin Van Persie was injured during a recent match against Italy.

The 26-year-old suffered ankle ligament damage and is now likely to remain sidelined until April at the earliest.

Wenger has now revealed that the Gunners will be seeking compensation from the Dutch Football Federation and he has called for a ban on all friendlies taking place during the domestic season.


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Young guns set to be unleashed once again

December 2nd, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger’s youngsters will be given more chances to shine in the coming weeks as Arsenal continue to fight on all four fronts.

With a Carling Cup clash at Manchester City swiftly followed by Premier and Champions League matches, Wenger will turn to a number of different players to see the Gunners through the busy festive period.


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It’s Vela Time!

November 27th, 2009 by John

Carlos Vela has been likened to Robbie Fowler, as Gunners boss Arsene Wenger banks on the Mexican to make a big impact on Arsenal’s football betting odds in the coming weeks.

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Wenger refutes complacency claim

November 4th, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger has denied claims that Arsenal became complacent during the latter stages of their 2-2 draw with West Ham. The Gunners appeared to be cruising to an important away victory after goals from Robin van Persie and William Gallas put Wenger’s side 2-0 up. However, the hosts responded through Carlton Cole and, against all the Premier League football odds, drew level courtesy of an Alessandro Diamanti penalty.


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Emirates proves its versatility once again

October 9th, 2009 by John

When Arsenal built the Emirates Stadium, its suitability for football was not the only aspect that designers had to consider. As with all truly great stadia, versatility is key, particularly when it comes to increasing the club’s revenue.

On Tuesday the Emirates once again proved it’s worth in that respect, by hosting the FIFA backed 1Goal campaign.


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Wenger breaks another Arsenal record

October 1st, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger has already written his name into the history books of Arsenal Football Club by becoming the most successful manager in their history. Today he also becomes the longest serving manager in the club’s history, overtaking George Allison’s long standing record.

Wenger frustrated by fans attitudes

Arsene Wenger


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New quota rule deemed “artificial”

September 24th, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger has today criticised the Premier League’s new quota rule, labelling it “artificial”.

The rule which is due to come in next season means that all Premier League clubs will have to name at least eight ‘home-grown’ players in a 25 man squad.


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Wenger not convinced by transfer ban

September 16th, 2009 by John

While other managers seem to be queueing up in support of the proposed transfer ban of under 18′s, Arsene Wenger believes that the idea is flawed.

The recent decision by Fifa to ban Chelsea from the next two transfer windows has sparked a number of allegations against Premier League football clubs for ‘poaching’ young footballers. It has been suggested that a total ban on the transfer of under 18′s will solve the problem but Wenger thinks that this could lead to some players failing to fulfil their potential.


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New contracts for Bendtner and Denilson

September 4th, 2009 by John

Arsene Wenger has once again signalled his faith in his current squad by handing out new contracts to Denilson and Nicklas Bendtner.


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What a load of Borucs, Eduardo charged by UEFA.

August 28th, 2009 by John

Afternoon Gooners, apologies for the title, but when I’m making fun of the tabloids I enjoy mirroring their headline style for comic effect, or something.

A few things to talk about today, with Arsenal set to face off against Manchester Utd tomorrow, the Champions League group stage draw and all this palaver about Eduardo getting charged for diving by UEFA.

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Eduardo goes down


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