Jack Wilshere

  • 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...
  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere out for six weeks with fractured foot 06-03-2014 11:09 PM

    Arsenal and England midfielder midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for six weeks with a fractured foot, disrupting his club's title challenge and his own preparations for the World Cup. The playmaker suffered the injury in England's international friendly victory over Denmark at Wembley on Wednesday. "Following initial scans...
  • Wilshere may return as Arsenal seek to dominate Liverpool 06-02-2014 06:21 PM

    London: Arsenal hope to have midfielder Jack Wilshere back for Saturday's Premier League clash with Liverpool, a match manager Arsene Wenger says his side must "dominate" if they are to contain free-scoring Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez. Sturridge and Suarez have scored a combined 37 goals for fourth-placed Liverpool this...
  • Jack Wilshere back to his best, says Wenger 14-01-2014 09:51 AM

    London: Jack Wilshere is finding his best form just as the Premier League title race heats up, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said after the midfielder inspired the Gunners to a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Monday. Wilshere scored one goal and made the other as Arsenal regained top spot...
  • Arsenal survive late scare at Villa to go top 14-01-2014 08:24 AM

    London: Arsenal survived a late scare to regain top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Aston Villa on Monday, both their goals arriving in the space of a minute in the first half. England midfielder Jack Wilshere opened the scoring after 34 minutes with an accurate...
  • Banned Wilshere to miss two London derbies for Arsenal 20-12-2013 09:00 AM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been suspended for two matches after being found guilty of making an offensive gesture to Manchester City fans, the FA said in a statement on Thursday. The incident occurred when the Premier League leaders were beaten 6-3 by City at the Etihad Stadium on...
  • Jack Wilshere accepts charge for offensive gesture 19-12-2013 04:20 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has accepted a charge from the English Football Association for making an abusive gesture towards fans during a Premier League match but will contest an expected two-match ban. The England international raised his middle finger toward Manchester City supporters during Saturday's game at Etihad Stadium,...
  • Arsenal's Wilshere charged for abusive gesture to Manchester City fans 17-12-2013 10:09 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged by the English Football Association for making an abusive gesture toward Manchester City fans during a Premier League match. Television cameras spotted the England international raising his middle finger in the direction of City supporters in the 69th minute of Saturday's game...
  • Wilshere facing ban after gesture to Manchester City fans 14-12-2013 10:45 PM

    Manchester: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is likely to face disciplinary action after being pictured raising his middle finger toward Manchester City's fans during his team's 6-3 loss in the English Premier League. Television cameras spotted the England international making the gesture in the 69th minute of Saturday's match at Etihad...
  • Don't castigate Wilshere for expressing opinion: Hodgson 10-10-2013 11:10 PM

    Watford: Footballers who speak their mind should be welcomed, not frowned upon, England manager Roy Hodgson said on Thursday in backing under-fire midfielder Jack Wilshere. The Arsenal and England player caused a furore when he waded into the debate over Manchester United teenager Adnan Januzaj's future eligibility for the England...
  • Pietersen, Wilshere engage in Twitter war over nationality 09-10-2013 11:21 PM

    London: England midfielder Jack Wilshere has stirred a debate about foreign-born players in football, declaring that only "English people" should be eligible to represent the national team. Wilshere's stance was immediately described as "too extreme" by the head of the English Football Association. The issue of foreign-born players being selected...
  • Only English-born players in team is unrealistic: Greg Dyke 09-10-2013 08:38 PM

    London: Jack Wilshere's belief that only English-born players should turn out for the national side was branded as "a bit extreme" by FA Chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday. Arsenal midfielder Wilshere has criticised the fact Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj, who was born in Belgium to Kosovan-Albanian parents, could, under FIFA...
  • Wilshere inhales plaudits as goal rescues Arsenal 07-10-2013 08:57 AM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere responded to recent criticism over a photograph of him smoking by scoring the equaliser that rescued a 1-1 draw for the Premier League leaders at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Manager Arsene Wenger, who promised to have words with the player on Friday after saying...
  • Wenger warns Wilshere over damaged reputation 04-10-2013 04:51 PM

    London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere faced a dressing down from his manager on Friday with Arsene Wenger saying the player had damaged his reputation by being photographed smoking on a night out. "When you are a football player, you are an example and ... you don't do what damages your...
  • Brazilian carrot drives Lampard towards 100th cap 08-09-2013 11:52 PM

    London: Evergreen midfielder Frank Lampard said signing off his international career in Brazil was a huge "carrot" as he prepares to earn his 100th cap in a match England dare not lose. England face Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday with a one-point lead at the top of Group H but...
  • Arsenal beat Montpellier 2-0 to reach the knockout stage 22-11-2012 02:38 AM

    London: Jack Wilshere's first goal in two years and a sumptuous volley by Lukas Podolski earned Arsenal a 2-0 win over Montpellier in the Champions League on Wednesday, clinching the English team's passage to the knockout stage for the 13th straight year. Montpellier were knocked out of Europe by two...
  • Arsenal struggling with lack of quality players 25-10-2012 06:35 PM

    London: For Arsenal it seemed their chickens came home to roost as their proud record of never having lost to foreign opposition at the Emirates Stadium ended with a whimper on Wednesday. Their 2-0 defeat by Schalke 04 may not prove terminal to their hopes of reaching the last 16...