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Guardian - Wed Apr 25 9:02 PM
• Atlético Madrid manager includes striker in squad following injury • ‘Many teams have suffered at the hands of Diego, ’ says Simeone Diego Simeone says Diego Costa is ready to make his presence felt against Arsenal once again, after he included the striker in his Atlético Madrid squad for the E...
Guardian - Wed Apr 25 3:08 PM
As the time counts down on Arsène Wenger's tenure at Arsenal the Frenchman has given perhaps the clearest indication he wasn't ready to leave. The manager has been at the Gunners for almost 22 years, however he revealed that the sudden announcement of his departure was 'not really' his decision A...
Guardian - Wed Apr 25 2:13 PM
•Arsène Wenger is not planning to retire but says he does not know what he will do next •Arsenal manager is just focused on Thursday’s Europa League semi-final against Atlético Madrid Arsène Wenger has provided the clearest indication yet that he did not want to leave Arsenal by revealing the tim...
Guardian - Wed Apr 25 11:33 AM
Manchester United miscalculated the Ferguson succession badly and with the transformative Frenchman leaving, the Gunners still have all that potential disruption to come Arsenal have only three away games left in the Premier League this season, but happily there is still time for Arsène Wenger to...
Guardian - Tue Apr 24 11:23 AM
Our cartoonist looks back at the Frenchman’s highs and lows View all of David’s cartoons here Continue reading
Guardian - Mon Apr 23 11:12 AM
The Hatters’ promotion from the fourth tier stirs memories of being a ballboy when they won the League Cup with an underdog comeback worthy of Rocky Tuesday marks the 30-year anniversary of one of the great Wembley cup finals – perhaps even the greatest. It was Luton versus Arsenal in the League...
Guardian - Mon Apr 23 10:16 AM
This morning’s tittle-tattle is feeling the heat It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: the first Mill since Arsène’s Big Announcement . You are reading history. Savour the moment. Savour the exclusivity. Print this out and frame it on your favourite wall. Although be advised: the Mill has...
Guardian - Mon Apr 23 9:27 AM
• Former Arsenal vice-chairman reveals manager is in demand • Dein says Wenger will find leaving Arsenal like a bereavement The former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein believes Arsène Wenger will have “no shortage of offers” to continue his managerial career and has said that interest in the 68-y...
Guardian - Mon Apr 23 9:27 AM
Arsenal manager seizes opportunity to talk about how worldwide image of the club has taken a battering, not helped by fans inside the Emirates It was never going to be a totally normal day. Even if so much of it slipped into the old routines – Arsenal played with every typical Arsenal characteris...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 6:48 PM
The Frenchman will doubtless receive a vociferous send off as his departure draws closer but the response in the stands was distinctly low key during the victory over West ham The promise had come from Ivan Gazidis. Arsène Wenger’s final game at the Emirates Stadium, the chief executive thundered...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 6:48 PM
Arsène Wenger described his time at Arsenal as ' difficult, but fantastic ' after his side scored three late goals to beat West Ham 4-1. Wenger announced his decision to step down as manager on Friday, after 20 seasons at the club. He insisted that every decision - good and bad - had been for the...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 6:12 PM
• Frenchman says ‘fans did not give the image of unity I wanted’ • Wenger refuses to rule out continuing in management Arsène Wenger has indicated that one of the factors behind his decision to leave Arsenal was his growing sense of unease that the supporters campaigning for his removal had creat...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 3:55 PM
Until the final 10 minutes of this match, with Arsenal being held and Arsène Wenger standing anxiously on the touchline, it was tempting to wonder whether a few supporters might even be impertinent enough to boo the team off. The score was 1-1, West Ham were holding their own and Arsenal were hea...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 2:17 PM
Latest updates from the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Follow Arsenal v West Ham in the Premier League Email Rob your thoughts 2.04pm BST Chelsea (3-4-2-1) Caballero; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Emerson; Willian, Hazard; Giroud. Substitutes: Eduardo, Christensen, Zappacost...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 12:52 PM
Updates from Arsène Wenger’s first match since resignation decision Daniel Taylor: The one decision nobody says Wenger got wrong And feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.50pm BST On Sky, Gary Neville and Thierry Henry both think that the situation has not been handled enough clari...
Guardian - Sun Apr 22 7:16 AM
The Arsenal boss’s reign was a feat of longevity in a game with such restlessly demanding fans The monarchy aside, Britain doesn’t really do longevity these days. The nation of “keep calm and carry on” and of “until death do us part” has often, it appears, given way to a land of attention deficit...
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
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 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
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 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
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 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 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 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
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 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 - 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 - 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 Continue reading
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 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...