Arsenal can beat Chelsea with passing not power, says Arsène Wenger

The Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, is confident his side can get a result at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty ImagesWhen Arsène Wenger reaches for a statistic to reinforce one of his arguments, it is always wise to check it. Bitter experience has taught us that the Arsenal manager is not always absolutely spot on in such matters. And so when, in the context of Chelsea’s recent dominance over his team,…

October 1, 2010

We’re In The Money! Arsenal Announce Record Pre-tax Profits of £56m

Arsenal insist they can still compete with the big spenders after posting record pre-tax profits of £56million. The figures for the year to May 31 show pre-tax group profits rose by £10.5m compared to the previous year. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said: ‘The group has made good progress in the last year and I am excited by the opportunities we have in front of us.’ The results also showed…

September 24, 2010

You’ll Win Nothing With Old Players! Wojciech Szczesny Warns Arsene Wenger

Arsenal will remain trophyless as long as Arsene Wenger perseveres with old goalkeepers,according to reserve stopper Wojciech Szczesny. The Polish keeper has had to watch from the sidelines as others have been handed their chance – and failed. Wenger has stuck with Manuel Almunia after failing to replace him with Fulham’s Mark Schwarzer and Lukasz Fabianski was handed the No 1 jersey for the Carling Cup clash with Tottenham. But…

September 23, 2010

Why Fernando Torres must quit Liverpool

Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp launched a scathing attack on Fernando Torres after another inept performance on Sunday against Birmingham City. “Terrible,” “diabolical,” “sloppy” and “lethargic” were some of the words used by the Sky pundit, but a critique that must have had many football fans nodding in agreement with was that the Spaniard looked “fed up.” He struck a forlorn figure lying on the ground in agony…

September 14, 2010

I Think Van Persie and Arsenal Should Concentrate on winning a trophy

Robin van Persie has further ingratiated himself to his manager by declaring his love for Arsenal and particularly their style of play. The slick pass-and-move football exhibited by Arsene Wenger’s team has often been held up as an example for other teams to follow though it could be argued that last season Chelsea at least matched the Gunners, style-wise, as they lifted the Premier League title by scoring 103 goals…

August 11, 2010

Wenger wanted to leave Arsenal for Barcelona claims ex-President

Former Barcelona president Joan Gaspart has added more fuel to the fire surrounding the Cesc Fabregas transfer by claiming that Arsenal’s manager once wanted to join him at Camp Nou. Barcelona were going through a transitional period at the turn of the millennium and were very much in Real Madrid’s shadows with their great rivals in the middle of a run of lifting three European Cups in five seasons. Gaspart…

August 5, 2010