Tag: Merci Arsene

Dear Arsene…

When you first came into my life, I had no idea who you were. Years later and I know you but you don’t know me, how could you?

Goodbye Mr Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
It’s hard to let go when you still care.

Success or failure? Arsene Wenger in the Emirate era

Arsene Wenger
In 2004, Roman Abramovich, who had recently become the owner of Chelsea Football Club, started putting together the pieces necessary for the rise of the club as a superpower.

Escaping the Cult of Arsene Wenger

So it’s over. Almost. There will be no banging send-off, no trophy to mark the end of his days as Arsenal manager.

What Manchester United engraved on Arsene Wenger’s trophy

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (C) is greeted by Manchester United's former manager Alex Ferguson (L) and Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) during a presentation before the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 29, 2018. - Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many 'great battles' against Manchester United during his two decades in charge. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)
Arsene Wenger was presented with a trophy before the match against Manchester United to honour his time at Arsenal, but do you know what it actually said on it?

Arsenal must avoid 'biggest insult' to Wenger as fans deal with...

24 hours on from the news that Arsene Wenger will be leaving Arsenal after 22 years in charge, I’m still not entirely sure that it’s sunk in.

Optimistic heartbreak for Arsenal fans as Arsene Wenger surprises us all...

After 22 years at the same football club, the ability to shock and rock a fanbase that has seen and heard it all still lives on in Arsene Wenger, because that’s exactly what he did on Thursday morning when he announced he would end a lifelong tradition and break a contract for the first time.

'The King Is Dead' - Thoughts on Wenger's departure

Arsenal's French coach Arsene Wenger waves as he arrive for a state dinner at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris, on June 6, 2014, following the international D-Day commemoration ceremony on the beach of Ouistreham, Normandy, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR
In many respect's, Arsenal's 2-1 hammering of the newly crowned Premier League champions, Chelsea, in the Wembley sunshine last May can now be regarded as the cruellest of false dawns.

My note to Arsene Wenger after he announces his departure

On Friday morning, Arsene Wenger announced his decision to step down from Arsenal Football Club this summer, after almost 22 years in charge.