Arsene Wenger

  • Wilshere will be back and polished for World Cup: Arsene Wenger 21-04-2014 09:43 AM

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere should be fit to return for the FA Cup final against Hull City next month and "just polished" enough to make England's World Cup squad, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Wilshere has not played since suffering a foot fracture playing for Roy Hodgson's England in their...
  • Wenger gamble on Arsenal's golden oldies pays off 16-04-2014 08:37 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger took a risk by picking Arsenal's old guard against West Ham United on Tuesday but it paid off with a 3-1 win as his weary side regained fourth place in the Premier League. The Frenchman fielded a team with an average age of 29 at the Emirates,...
  • Arsenal need another quality FA Cup performance, says Wenger 10-04-2014 07:00 PM

    London: Arsenal must continue their fine form in the FA Cup if they are to beat current holders Wigan Athletic in the semi-finals at Wembley on Saturday, manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. Arsenal have reached the last four for a record-equalling 27th time after impressive wins over Tottenham Hotspur,...
  • Arsenal must get back to basics, says Arsene Wenger 07-04-2014 09:58 AM

    London: Arsenal must get back to basics quickly if they are not to surrender their proud record of qualifying for the Champions League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Sunday after a 3-0 defeat at top-four rivals Everton. An abysmal Arsenal performance at Goodison Park allowed Everton to move to within...
  • Arsenal still hold title hope, says Arsene Wenger 28-03-2014 07:42 PM

    Arsenal can put their morale-sapping recent results behind them and win the Premier League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday ahead of a crucial home clash with title favourites Manchester City. Fourth-placed Arsenal have endured a dismal week as a 6-0 thumping by leaders Chelsea, followed by a home draw...
  • Arsenal have to look over their shoulders, says Wenger 26-03-2014 10:00 AM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger all but conceded that their title bid is over and warned that his side had to focus on finishing in the top four after a 2-2 home draw with Swansea City in the Premier League on Tuesday. Wenger's men started the week as title contenders but...
  • Swansea draw 2-2 at Arsenal in Premier League 26-03-2014 08:29 AM

    London: Arsenal conceded an injury-time own-goal to give Swansea a 2-2 draw on Tuesday and fall further behind in the Premier League title race. Coming off a 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea on Saturday, Arsenal endured another demoralizing result after rallying for a 2-1 lead - only to concede a fluke...
  • Wenger urges shattered team to respond in the right way 25-03-2014 10:29 AM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger promised the club's stunned supporters they would do everything they could to "respond in the right way" to Saturday's 6-0 defeat at Chelsea when they play Swansea City at the Emirates on Tuesday. Wenger, who only spoke to TV reporters at Stamford Bridge and did...
  • Arsene Wenger urges shattered team to respond in the right way 24-03-2014 11:39 PM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger promised the club's stunned supporters they would do everything they could to "respond in the right way" to Saturday's 6-0 defeat at Chelsea when they play Swansea City at the Emirates on Tuesday. Wenger, who only spoke to TV reporters at Stamford Bridge and did not...
  • Chelsea rout Arsenal 6-0 in Wenger's 1,000th game 22-03-2014 08:28 PM

    London: Chelsea handed Arsene Wenger one his most demoralizing defeats as Arsenal manager as his 1,000th game ended in a 6-0 rout on Saturday, and the referee also endured embarrassment at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea earned their biggest league victory under Jose Mourinho and were up 2-0 after just seven minutes...
  • Arsenal squad want Wenger to sign new contract: Vermaelen 22-03-2014 12:14 PM

    London: Arsenal's squad are keen for manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract with the English Premier League title chasers and lead them for many years to come, said captain Thomas Vermaelen. Wenger, 64, takes charge of Arsenal for the 1,000th time on Saturday when they travel to leaders...
  • Mourinho says he admires Arsenal for standing by Wenger 21-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho took another sly dig at Arsene Wenger on Friday while expressing admiration for a rival he dubbed a "specialist in failure" only a month ago. Speaking ahead of Arsenal's visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, when their French manager marks his 1,000th game in charge, Mourinho...
  • Alex Ferguson congratulates Arsene Wenger on managerial milestone 21-03-2014 05:33 PM

    London: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson spoke of his admiration for Arsenal on Friday as he congratulated old foe Arsene Wenger for reaching his 1,000th game in charge. The pair, now friends, had an intense rivalry as managers and did not speak to each other for five years after...
  • Chelsea to host Arsenal in Wenger's 1000th game in charge 21-03-2014 08:46 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho's words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea. There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in...
  • The highs and lows of Arsene Wenger's 1,000 Arsenal games 20-03-2014 09:51 PM

    The highs of Arsene Wenger's 18-year stint as Arsenal manager outweigh the lows, even if the club have failed to win a trophy for nine years. Here is a look at the highlights and low points since he was appointed in 1996: THE HIGHLIGHTS Winning The Double 1997-98 Wenger achieved...
  • Nicklas Bendtner will be fined for Copenhagen trip, says Arsene Wenger 14-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner will be fined by the club for taking an unauthorised trip to Copenhagen this week, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. "Nobody gave him any permission to go to Copenhagen and he will be fined for that," Wenger told a news conference. Bendtner, 26, was alleged...
  • Arsenal's Mesut Ozil out for four weeks 14-03-2014 12:51 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will be forced out of competition for at least four weeks due to a hamstring strain, the club said. The Germany international sustained the injury in the second minute of Tuesday's Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich but played on until half-time, the club said...
  • Arsenal's Ozil out for few weeks due to injury: Wenger 12-03-2014 09:43 AM

    London: Mesut Ozil's unhappy spell continued on Tuesday when the Arsenal and Germany midfielder suffered an injury against Bayern Munich that manager Arsene Wenger said is likely to keep him out for several weeks. Ozil, the club's record signing, was substituted at halftime during the 1-1 draw in the last...
  • Bayern's Robben a 'good diver', says Arsene Wenger 12-03-2014 09:26 AM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben as a "fantastic player and very good diver" after the winger won another controversial penalty against his side in the Champions League on Tuesday. Robben was at the heart of the incident that Wenger said turned the last 16 tie...
  • Bayern Munich wary ahead of tie against Arsenal in Champions League 11-03-2014 08:43 AM

    The defending champions lead Arsenal 2-0 from the first leg of the last 16, but Bayern will be on guard against the Premier League side after what happened last year. Bayern only progressed on away goals after losing 2-0 at home when the sides last met in Munich. A repeat...
  • Arsenal track record shows we can beat Bayern: Wenger 11-03-2014 08:18 AM

    London: Arsenal's European track record shows they can overcome the 2-0 last-16 first leg deficit when they face holders Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, coach Arsene Wenger said on Monday. Bayern are seeking to become the first team to retain the trophy and will be banking on...
  • Jack Wilshere injury just an accident, says Arsene Wenger 07-03-2014 10:25 PM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to blame anyone for the fractured foot suffered by his midfielder Jack Wilshere during England's friendly against Denmark on Wednesday. Wilshere was hurt when we went into a strong tackle with Danish defender Daniel Agger in the first half but after treatment he continued...
  • Ozil still affected by penalty miss, says Wenger 21-02-2014 05:55 PM

    London: Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil has not got over his penalty miss in the Champions League loss to Bayern Munich, manager Arsene Wenger said before backing his side to bounce back strongly against Sunderland on Saturday. The 42 million-pound signing from Real Madrid had the opportunity to give his...
  • Wenger frustrated after Szczesny red card 'killed game' 20-02-2014 09:37 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger cut a frustrated figure after his 10-man Arsenal side suffered a 2-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich in their Champions League Round of 16 first-leg clash at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Both sides missed penalties in an explosive first half, with Arsenal's Mesut Ozil the first...
  • Arsenal need perfection against Bayern at Emirates in Champions League 19-02-2014 08:41 AM

    London: Arsenal will be out to show they have learnt the lessons of last season's painful home defeat by Bayern Munich when the sides meet again in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in London on Wednesday. Holders Bayern were utterly dominant in 3-1 victory at the...
  • Arsenal can upset holders Bayern Munich, says Arsene Wenger 18-02-2014 09:31 PM

    Arsenal are in much better shape to challenge Champions League holders Bayern Munich in the first leg of the last-16 than they were a year ago, coach Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday. Having met at the same stage of the competition last season, Arsenal will be out to avenge defeat...
  • Jose Mourinho silly and disrespectful, says Wenger 17-02-2014 08:56 AM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger continued the war of words with Jose Mourinho on Sunday, calling the Chelsea coach's criticism of him 48 hours earlier "silly disrespectful remarks". On Friday, Mourinho dubbed the Frenchman "a specialist in failure" for going almost nine years without winning a trophy. Wenger was then on...
  • Mourinho a 'boring bully', says former Arsenal keeper Wilson 16-02-2014 08:36 PM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is "disrespectful" and a "bully" for describing Arsene Wenger "a specialist in failure", former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson said on Sunday. Mourinho was hitting back at the Arsenal manager's claims that the Portuguese coach was playing down Chelsea's title credentials because of a "fear to...
  • Arsenal half-year turnover up 28 percent to $227 million 15-02-2014 07:15 AM

    London: Title-chasing Arsenal announced half-year turnover of 136 million pounds from football activities on Friday, making their lack of transfer business in January all the more difficult to understand. The figures covered the six months to November 30, 2013 and represent a 28 per cent rise. The results showed a...
  • Arsene Wenger is 'specialist in failure', says Jose Mourinho 14-02-2014 10:25 PM

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a "specialist in failure", according to his Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho as the Premier League title-chasing coaches exchanged jibes on Friday. The Chelsea coach hit back at Wenger, who had earlier said that the title was Chelsea's to lose and that Mourinho had ruled his...