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Guardian - Sat Apr 21 10:18 PM
His spellbinding peak is too long ago for anyone to still be in denial but as the Frenchman heads to the Arsenal exit it is time to cherish his best years The saddest thing, perhaps, is that of all the thousands upon thousands of words that have been devoted to Arsène Wenger over the last couple...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 7:09 PM
The Arsenal manager transformed English football, through fair means and foul He arrived in Britain like something from outer space. In 1996, as the leaves were turning red on Avenell Road, Highbury, Arsenal’s new manager took up the reins so recently in the hands of the Bergkamp-buying, blazer-w...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 4:50 PM
From broccoli and massage to signing foreign players, his promotion of beautiful football and the ground relocation That adding broccoli to the menu at Arsenal should have seemed like a revolution perhaps said more about English football than it did about Arsène Wenger. Yet when the Frenchman int...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 4:15 PM
Pep Guardiola, Jürgen Klopp, Rafa Benítez and Antonio Conté were among the Premier League managers to praise Arsène Wenger after the Arsenal manager’s announcement that he is to leave the club after 22 years. Guardiola, who has faced Wenger as manager of three different clubs, said: ‘The Premier...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 2:37 PM
Manager departing after 22 years leaves a legacy of dispirited Arsenal fans yet his wide-ranging human qualities see even harshest critics expressing affection It is a story that Arsène Wenger has told on more than one occasion in different company over dinner and it always has the desired effect...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 9:22 AM
Arsène Wenger’s farewell to Arsenal begins against West Ham. A first opportunity for the fans to show just how much he has meant to the club over the past 22 years before the pressure of hosting Atlético Madrid on Thursday. What influence, if any, could the news of Wenger’s departure have on his...
Guardian - Sat Apr 21 8:42 AM
My former manager may be feeling pain and relief over his decision to step down but should be remembered for rewriting the modern managerial handbook I will always remember the day before I retired, before the last game of the season in 2002, I went to Arsène’s office and knocked on his door. I h...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 7:50 PM
At first the Gunners’ new arrival from Japan was known as Arsène Who. But not for long I was there right at the beginning of Arsène Wenger’s extraordinary 22-year reign at Arsenal FC. Twenty-two years when the average time in charge of a Premier League manager has become less than 22 months. At t...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 7:50 PM
No one will lead a top club for so long again. Wenger will stand as one the last of English football’s great Napoleonic managers All things must pass. Even, it turns out, the glorious, unrepeatable and by the end strangely interminable reign of Arsène Wenger as manager of Arsenal Football Club. A...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 7:50 PM
Some of Europe’s finest are being linked with the soon-to-be-vacant job at the Emirates. Here’s the lowdown on them Juventus Odds 8-1 Related: Time now for Arsenal fans to give Arsène Wenger the send-off he deserves | Toby Moses Related: Arsène Wenger, Arsenal's departing general, deserves a fitt...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 5:34 PM
After two decades, Arsenal’s manager is stepping down. His departure may be overdue, but his legacy is undeniable Arsène Wenger was not the first foreigner to manage a top-flight English football team. But when Mr Wenger arrived as Arsenal manager in 1996 he may as well have been from Mars – an u...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 4:27 PM
Football fans pay tribute to Arsène Wenger, who has announced he is leaving Arsenal at the end of the season Despite the last few years being a bit inconsistent and at times disappointing, the fact is Wenger’s Arsenal teams often played incredible football and it’s been an absolute pleasure being...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 1:25 PM
15 August 1996: Frenchman is to become the new manager of the north London club, joining from Japanese side Grampus Eight 2018: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of the season The Frenchman Arsène Wenger is the new manager of Arsenal. The choice became clear yesterday when the Highbury club c...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 1:25 PM
Arsène Wenger’s departure is a relief to many Arsenal fans but the final home games of the season should see him cheered to the rafters. His achievements deserve nothing less I first got an Arsenal season ticket in 1996. Three months later Arsène Wenger joined the club– he’s been there ever since...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 12:17 PM
Arsenal’s manager is leaving at the end of the season after 22 years in the hot seat It’s the end of an era. Arsène Wenger will be standing down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, a role he has held since September 1996. Related: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of the season Conti...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 12:17 PM
Arsène Wenger, Arsenal's longest-serving manager, has announced that he is to step down at the end of the season, bringing a 22-year reign to a close. Wenger replaced George Graham in 1996 before leading Arsenal to Premier League title wins in 1998, 2002 and 2004. While he has struggled to recrea...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 12:17 PM
Few modern managers have had as profound an impact on one club as Wenger, whose long reign ultimately will be remembered more for the glorious history than underwhelming end La Fin. And so the credits finally roll. Like reaching the end of some heaving biopic, it may take a while for Arsène Wenge...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 11:02 AM
• ‘I feel it is the right time for me to step down’ Wenger says • Frenchman arrived in 1996 and led club to three league titles • Liveblog: latest news and reaction to Wenger’s departure Arsène Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the season, bringing to an end a trophy-laden but also increasi...
Guardian - Fri Apr 20 11:02 AM
Arsenal confirm Wenger to leave in the summer Wenger: ‘I feel it is the right time for me to step down’ And feel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 11.01am BST Also from 2016 , here’s a look back through the Wenger years. Related: Arsène Wenger's 20 years at Arsenal – in pictures and his ow...
Guardian - Thu Apr 19 11:23 AM
Manager may offer midfielder new contract in the summer ‘I’ve not spoken about it much but we missed him a lot’ Santi Cazorla’s Arsenal career is not yet over, with Arsène Wenger still hoping to be able to offer the midfielder a new contract when he returns from a period of rehabilitation this su...
Guardian - Thu Apr 19 10:19 AM
The Battle of Old Trafford, Pizzagate and that FA Cup replay are recalled in a riveting documentary about the feud between Arsenal’s and Manchester United’s managers The Premier League is the richest league in the world but money cannot buy hate. English football is crying out for an immense, spr...
Guardian - Thu Apr 19 10:19 AM
The Battle of Old Trafford, Pizzagate and that FA Cup replay are recalled in a riveting documentary about the feud between Arsenal’s and Manchester United’s managers Continue reading
Guardian - Thu Apr 19 9:28 AM
Today’s fluff is gathering pace If you could call upon one of the world’s most influential agents for advice, would you expect to hear the words “ Jack Wilshere ” spewed back down the telephone line? In fairness this one does not smell of Jorge Mendes but newly-promoted Wolves have their gimlet e...
Guardian - Sun Apr 15 7:44 PM
• Manager admits players were tired from Europa League exertions • Newcastle’s Rafael Benítez hails ‘great achievement’ of staying up A resigned, almost brutally realistic, Arsène Wenger described Arsenal’s fifth successive away defeat in the Premier League as “the story of our season”. Related:...
Guardian - Sun Apr 15 5:42 PM
Arsène Wenger’s lively forwards were undermined by shoddy defending on a day when Newcastle all but secured safety The quest for meaning, the need to form the unbearably random constituents of our existence into some kind of order, to create a narrative or a value-system, to believe it all someho...
Guardian - Sun Apr 15 4:43 PM
• Louise Quinn’s injury-time header seals 2-1 victory • 14-time winners will play Chelsea or Manchester City in final Louise Quinn’s injury-time header helped Arsenal edge past Everton and reach the Women’s FA Cup final after a dramatic semi-final at Rossett Park. The 14-time winners started the...
Guardian - Sun Apr 15 4:43 PM
As Rafael Benítez strode on to the pitch and earned a richly deserved standing ovation, yet another Arsenal inquest was about to begin. At the end of an afternoon when, courtesy of a fourth straight win, Benítez’s Newcastle United emphatically banished any lingering relegation fears and the debat...
Guardian - Sun Apr 15 1:30 PM
Wenger calls for Danny Welbeck World Cup call-up Match preview: Newcastle United v Arsenal Any thoughts? Email Nick or tweet @NickAmes82 1.30pm BST It’s a glorious afternoon, and Newcastle get these two form horses underway. Arsenal, in blue, kick left to right. 1.27pm BST The teams are out in Ne...