Is the tide turning against Wenger at Arsenal one final time?

The Frenchman is struggling to win over some sections of the Gunners’ support, having seen his side drop from first to fifth in alarming fashion in recent weeks. Arsenal may be in the FA Cup final but, as they prepare to face West Ham in a vital London derby in Tuesday night, there is a distinct, unwelcome air of uncertainty pervading the corridors of the Emirates Stadium. Arsene Wenger has…

April 15, 2014

Arsene Wenger Warns His Players To Be More Focused

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged his players to concentrate on their own form rather than become distracted by that of their rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Arsenal have recovered from a tough start to the campaign by stringing together five Premier League wins in a row, but Spurs have also been in terrific form and currently occupy third spot, three points better off than the Gunners with a game in hand….

November 23, 2011

Frank Lampard: I Never Thought I Was Undroppable

England midfielder Frank Lampard insists he has never believed himself to be undroppable for the national team and promised to continue to make himself available for Three Lions duty. Lampard, 33, was left out of Fabio Capello’s starting line-up for Friday’s Euro 2012 qualifying win in Bulgaria, leading to suggestions that the curtain may have been coming down on his international career. It was the first time he had not…

September 7, 2011

Robin Van Persie Warns Team-Mates Ahead Of Tottenham Clash.

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has aired his frustration over his team-mates’ defensive errors in allowing “silly goals” in the title race. The Gunners recklessly conceded a penalty in the dying stages against Liverpool, costing the hosts a win at the Emirates, and are now seven points off table-topping Manchester United. It was not the first time that the Londoners have dropped points from winning positions this season, as they…

April 20, 2011

Cesc Fabregas Warns Team-Mate Jack Wilshere

Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas waded into the latest club-versus-country row after warning team-mate Jack Wilshere he faces burn-out. Wilshere is ready to go against Gunners boss Arsene Wenger’s wishes in the summer by playing the European Under-21 Championships in Denmark – even though he is now an established member of Fabio Capello’s senior side. Wenger wants his midfield starlet to have a full summer’s break ahead of next season but…

April 1, 2011

Arsenal Fear Robin Van Persie Knee Injury Ahead Of Barcelona Return

Arsenal are awaiting the results of a scan on Robin van Persie’s knee. It is feared that the striker could miss next week’s trip to Barcelona for the second leg of the club’s Champions League last-16 tie. The Dutch striker damaged his knee in the act of scoring his team’s equaliser against Birmingham City in Sunday’s 2-1 Carling Cup final defeat. Van Persie will be assessed today and he will…

March 1, 2011