Articles tagged 'wenger'

Monaco boss blasts Arsenal 18 March 2015 LONDON - Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim said Arsenal “lacked respect” after Arsene Wenger's decision not to shake hands with him or congratulate his side after their 3-1 first-leg victory. The principality side were on the brink of elimination from the Champions League after Arsenal overwhelmed ...
Arsene Wenger needed to be sanctioned 13 October 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Reports that Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger will face no further sanction from the English Football Association did not send a good message to football followers across the world. With his team trailing to cross town rivals Chelsea, the lanky Frenchman encroached on his rival’s ...
Arsenal out to gun down Besiktas 27 August 2014 LONDON - Jack Wilshere is confident Arsenal's dramatic late fightback at Everton will provide the perfect springboard to see off Besiktas in tonight's crucial Champions League showdown. Arsene Wenger's side head into the second leg of their play-off encounter against the Turkish side with the ...
Wenger buoyant after Arsenal shine 12 August 2014 LONDON - Arsène Wenger praised his Arsenal players for creating a “positive platform” for the coming season with their 3-0 win against Manchester City in Sunday’s Community Shield and took particular heart from the team’s success in beating a fellow contender for the Premier League title. Goal...
'Gunners entering new era' 6 August 2014 LONDON - Arsenal can challenge for the Premier League title again after being hamstrung for a decade by repaying the debt on their Emirates Stadium, according to Alisher Usmanov, the club’s second largest shareholder. “I think we begin a new era for Arsenal where we win trophies,” the Russian ...
Wenger questions Lampard move 5 August 2014 LONDON - Arsène Wenger contemplated the question of whether Manchester City are circumnavigating Financial Fair Play rules by recruiting Frank Lampard from New York City FC. “It is a surprise,” the Arsenal manager observed. “After the statements we heard it looks like all these City clubs will...
Wenger hails FA Cup win 19 May 2014 LONDON - Arsenal's dramatic Wembley win against Hull City was the most important victory of Arsene Wenger's 18 years in charge, the five-times FA Cup winning manger said on Saturday. Despite winning eight major trophies including three Premier League titles, during his long reign at the club, ...
Gunners under pressure against Hull 17 May 2014 LONDON - The pressure is all on Arsenal ahead of today's FA Cup final against Hull City, but if they can end their nine-year trophy drought then good times lie ahead with Arsene Wenger at the helm, former midfielder Ray Parlour has told Reuters. The future of the French manager has been called...
Wenger seeks FA Cup boost 11 April 2014 LONDON - Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to use the FA Cup semi-final against holders Wigan to lift their shattered spirits.Wenger's side head to Wembley with their confidence in tatters after a miserable run ended their hopes of winning the Premier League and left them fighting ...
Gunners now becoming laughing stock 29 March 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Being an Arsenal supporter must be heart wrenching. For almost a decade now, one might argue, Arsenal supporters have become accustomed to failure and must by now have developed a thick skin. Only a few weeks back, I wrote on this platform singing the praises of Arsene Wenger...
Wenger on red alert 1 October 2013 LONDON - Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars that Napoli will be motivated to prove a point in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Wenger's side are brim full of confidence after opening up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Swansea on Saturday. Th...