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Arsenal can handle FA cup pressure – Wenger

Arsene Wenger: hopeful Arsenal can end title drought Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Wednesday expressed confidence that the pressure of the club’s nine-year trophy drought will not derail his side in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Hull City. “You don’t play with the history,” ...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Interview: Wenger relieved after Wigan win

Arsenal coach, Arsène Wenger spoke to the British media after his side beat Wigan 4-2 on penalties in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. A ssummary of what he said as reported on Arsenal website: on his emotions after the game… Relieved because we were under big pressure because I expected a difficult gam...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

Wenger Eyes FA Cup Glory

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there is a special appeal about the FA Cup because the majority of teams have a realistic chance of winning it. While the priority for top flight clubs is down to strong performances in the Premier League, Wenger concedes only a few teams can claim the top prize in Engli...

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Posted on Apr 11, 2014

Wenger backs Barcelona transfer ban

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday that he supports FIFA’s decision to hand Barcelona a year-long transfer ban for breaching rules on signing under-age players. The Spanish champions were sanctioned on Wednesday by FIFA’s disciplinary committee for breaking regulations in the cases of 10...

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Posted on Apr 4, 2014

Arsene Wenger backs Gunners to shine

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal will prove their title credentials by turning on the style during a daunting spell for the Premier League leaders. Wenger’s team have been in superb form in the league, winning seven and drawing one of their last eight games to establish a two-point lead over Chelsea at the...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Arsenal’s Wenger Speaks Of Liverpool, Squad Unity and Suarez

English Premier League leaders, Arsenal and 3rd placed Liverpool will put each other’s title credentials under scrutiny when they meet on Saturday, November 2. The visit of Liverpool, who have 20 points, is only the second time Arsenal will have met a team with realistic top-four ambitions after the Gunners...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2013

Wenger hails Wilshere’s Tiki Taka goal

LONDON, October 19, 2013 (AFP) – Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal’s opener in the 4-1 win over Norwich City as one of the best goals he has ever seen at the Emirates Stadium. England midfielder Jack Wilshere finished a fluid passing move as the Gunners swept across the half-way line and put the Canari...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Arsenal Can Win The EPL This Season– Wenger

 Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has assured fans of his ambition to win the Premier League title this season after eight years without winning any form of trophy. For close to a decade now, the Gunners’ fans have watched in agony as their club continually make a place in the UEFA Champions League their onl...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2013

Wenger on red alert as Napoli aim to prove point

LONDON 2013 (AFP) – Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars that Napoli will be motivated to prove a point in the Champions League on Tuesday. Wenger’s side are brim full of confidence after opening up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Swansea on Saturday. That...

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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

Arsenal v Spurs: Giroud’s goal silences Wenger critics

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud gave Tottenham a worrying glimpse of life without Gareth Bale as his first half strike clinched a 1-0 win in the north London derby on Sunday. Giroud netted his fourth goal of the season midway through the opening period at the Emirates Stadium to maintain Arsenal’s reviva...

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Posted on Sep 1, 2013

Wenger laments missing Suarez signature

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his pursuit of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is like chatting up a member of the opposite sex, but admits he is braced for disappointment. The London club have had two bids for the Uruguay international rejected and Suarez has now been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but ...

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Posted on Aug 24, 2013

Oboabona: Idoko Slams Wenger

Godfrey Oboboana General Manager of  Ondo State Sports Agency, Mike Idoko, owner of Sunshine Football Club, has slammed the management of Arsenal Football Club of England and their manager, Arsene Wenger, for asking a player of Akure, Ondo State-based team, Godfrey Oboabona, undergo trials before signing him...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2013

Wenger tips Nigeria’s Akpom for striker’s role

Arsene Wenger believes that young Nigerian striker, Chuba Akpom has all of the raw qualities to be a major player for Arsenal in the near future as the Gunners continue to be linked with several high profile forwards. Arsenal are currently attempting to persuade Liverpool to part with Luis Suarez, while there...

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Posted on Jul 20, 2013

Arsenal set to renew Wenger contract

By CitizensPlatform Arsenal is ready to offer manager Arsene Wenger a new deal and the Premier League club, has opened talks with the Frenchman. The discussions are still in the preliminary stage, but the club has told Wenger in clear terms that they want him to say. According to reports, the feedback from th...

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Posted on Jul 8, 2013

Wenger blast Chelsea: Blues Europa League win is a reward for failure

By CitizensPlatform   Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, says Chelsea’s triumph in the Europa League is a “reward for failure”. The Gunners London rivals, defeated Benfica 2-1 in the finals played at the Amsterdam ArenA, but the Frenchman was not impressed and called for UEFA to stop clubs from droppin...

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Posted on May 19, 2013