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Guardian - Sat Apr 28 10:38 PM
• Mourinho: ‘Arsenal Invincibles made me a better coach’ • ‘This is the kind of job where experience makes you better’ José Mourinho has thanked Arsène Wenger for making him a better manager and admitted he, too, would like to still be in charge of a football club at the age of 68. The two manage...
Guardian - Sat Apr 28 12:12 PM
Scene of some of the manager’s greatest triumphs has brought devastating lows more recently and Manchester United will smell blood Deep in football conversation a few years ago Arsène Wenger outlined a theory he had about how the way managers talk about football can get into a player’s subconscio...
Guardian - Sat Apr 28 9:16 AM
Relations between José Mourinho and Arsène Wenger have eased recently yet how Manchester United fans might greet the Arsenal manager, for so long their bete noire, as he walks out at Old Trafford will intrigue, given the Frenchman is leaving the Gunners. On the pitch United will hope to claim ano...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 2:13 PM
• Manchester United manager called Wenger ‘specialist in failure’ • Mourinho hopes Arsenal manager gets good Old Trafford reception José Mourinho has admitted to regrets over “episodes and words” involving him and Arsène Wenger. Manchester United’s manager believes his opposite number at Arsenal...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 12:00 PM
Who was quick? Who hit a hat-trick? Who scored spot-kicks? Related: Football quiz: Liverpool in Europe Which of these statements about Arsène Wenger is false? He was the first non-British manager to win the league championship in England He was the first manager to go unbeaten all season in Engla...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 11:04 AM
Arsène Wenger's final European match at the Emirates Stadium ended in disappointment after a 1-1 draw with Atlético Madrid. The 68-year-old admitted Arsenal, who travel to Atlético for the return leg next Thursday, were 'not clinical enough and it’s a bitter taste' Antoine Griezmann grabs away g...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 12:43 AM
Atlético Madrid were on the ropes but there was no knockout blow at the Emirates It is a lovely thought, Arsène Wenger burnishing his legacy by collecting the first European trophy of his career in Lyon next month, and for a while Arsenal’s manager could dream about that perfect send-off. Atlétic...
Guardian - Thu Apr 26 10:19 PM
Arsène Wenger was mindful of the pitfalls, the potential for anti-climax, as he put it, in his final home European tie as Arsenal manager. He wants what would be a first European trophy more than anything right now. Would this Europa League semi-final, first leg prove too demanding, particularly...
Guardian - Thu Apr 26 6:56 PM
Europa League updates from the 8.05pm BST kick-off Wenger backs Arsenal to go with former player as successor Email Simon here or tweet him here , if you fancy 6.51pm BST So Diego Costa, declared fit by Diego Simeone yesterday, must make do with a place on the bench. 6.50pm BST The team sheets ar...
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
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 - 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 - 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 6:48 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 6:12 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...