Tag Archives | Arsene Wenger

It’s embarrassing that Wenger’s Arsenal have never beaten Mourinho’s Chelsea [Sky Sports Audio]

Chelsea’s imminent Premier League title success was chewed over on Sky Sports’ Sunday Supplement this weekend. After a discussion on why it’s unfair that pundits are criticising Chelsea for the manner of their performances this season, talked turned to Arsenal’s record against the Blues. The Daily Mail’s Ian Ladyman argued that Arsene Wenger should be embarrassed […]

Arsene Wenger admits sometimes he wants to go on rants like Nigel Pearson [Video]

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been in the news this week after his latest rant resulted in a backlash and a subsequent apology. Pearson has been quite aggressive at times during his press conferences this season and recently called a journalist an ostrich with no real validation. He apologised but his behaviour has been scrutinised […]

Arsene Wenger gives Jose Mourinho a lesson in Respect [Video]

Arsene Wenger decided to give Jose Mourinho a lesson in respect at his press conference today. Wenger was clearly irked by Mourinho’s jibes at him last Sunday, when the Chelsea boss derided him for failing to win the Premier League over the past decade. Mourinho also mocked Wenger as boring for taking off his main […]

Arsene Wenger vouches for Alexis Sanchez to win FWA Player of the Year [Video]

With Eden Hazard having been voted PFA Player of the Year last Sunday night, the most prestigious individual award in English football has been sewn up. But there still remains the matter of the Football Writer’s Association Player of the Year award – the less important, but still highly valued individual gong voted for by […]

Arsene Wenger laments lack of final ball after 0-0 draw with Chelsea [Video]

Arsene Wenger looked a bit unsure of whether to be satisfied or disappointed with today’s result at his post-match press conference. On the one hand, Arsenal avoided defeat against a Chelsea side who regularly beat them, but on the other, they possibly should have won the game given the possession and chances created stats. On […]

Arsene Wenger asked about Chelsea’s 3 penalty appeals, delivers classic response [Video]

Arsene Wenger cut a relatively satisfied figure in his post-match interview today, despite the fact that by failing to beat Chelsea, Arsenal effectively handed Mourinho the Premier League title. Wenger admits that his side played ‘with the handbrake’, and that they were probably subconsciously wary of getting caught on the break, and losing to Chelsea, […]

Arsenal v Chelsea [Team Sheets]

Arsenal XI: Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud Subs: Szczesny, Debuchy, Gibbs, Wilshere, Walcott, Flamini, Welbeck Chelsea XI: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Oscar, Willian, Hazard. Subs: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Cuadrado, Drogba 2nd placed Arsenal host Chelsea this afternoon with Arsene Wenger still […]

‘Addicted’ Arsene Wenger will be at Arsenal for at least another two years [Sky Sports Audio]

There was an interesting discussion on Sky Sports’ Sunday Supplement on Sunday about Arsene Wenger’s future at the Gunners. Mirror journalist John Cross took the lead in the chat, discussing how a recent Wenger press conference became super awkward when the Frenchman was asked about the potential of Jurgen Klopp coming to the Emirates. According […]

David Baddiel reveals seeing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ordering two apples for dinner [Video]

Comedian David Baddiel was on BT Sport, and the famous football lover told an excellent story about the time he saw Arsene Wenger ordering two apples for dinner. The story came in the context of a discussion comparing “cool” Jose Mourinho to the supposed Dutch looking “geography teacher”, Arsene Wenger. As to Baddiel’s story, the comic revealed that he […]

Arsene Wenger on Arsenal’s title hopes & finally beating Jose Mourinho [video]

Arsene Wenger was asked some fairly taxing questions in the build-up to Arsenal’s Premier League match with Chelsea on Sunday. First off, Wenger refused to rule out Arsenal winning the Premier League title this season. The Gunners are ten points behind the Blues going into this weekend’s encounter, with both sides having six games left. […]

Arsene Wenger is refusing to rule out an Arsenal title win [Video]

Arsene Wenger is refusing to rule out an Arsenal title win. With only six games left in the Premier League season, Chelsea have a ten point lead over the Gunners but that could be cut to seven points if Arsenal beat them this weekend. They’re in magnificent form, on the back of eight consecutive league […]