Tag: Park Chu-Young

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Park Chu-Young of Arsenal is congratulated by team mates after scoring his teams second goal of the game during the Carling Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s ‘Banter Era’ begins: Where are they now?

Earlier this week, Gael Clichy spoke about why he left the club, saying he wasn't the only one who left in the summer of 2011 because he didn't feel wanted, so I decided to see who else went during that window only to discover the start of the Banter Era.
Arsenal's French defender Gael Clichy (R) celebrates scoring the fifth goal during their FA Cup fifth round replay football match against Leyton Orient at the Emirates Stadium, London, England, on March 2, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ GLYN KIRK

Who? Former Arsenal star says lots of players felt unwanted at club

Gael Clichy has told the Arsenal podcast that he left because he didn't feel wanted and there were others who left at the same time who felt the same way, so who are they? Let's take a look...
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 09: Julio Baptista (R) of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal to complete his hat trick with team mate Jeremie Aliadiere during the Carling Cup quarter final match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on January 9, 2007, in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger ‘went absolutely mental’ says former forward

Arsene Wenger 'went absolutely mental' says Jeremie Aliadiere, when Arsenal got smashed 6-1 by Manchester United which isn't entirely surprising given we all did...

7 worst Arsene Wenger signings of all time

Arsene Wenger has signed a lot of players since taking charge in 1996, and not all of them have been a success.
Arsenal's Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner (L) celebrates scoring the second goal with Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh (R) during their FA Cup fifth round replay football match against Leyton Orient at the Emirates Stadium, London, England, on March 2, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ GLYN KIRK

Arsenal Banter XI of the decade - Were they really that bad?

It’s the end of another decade and what better way to finish up what has been mostly 10 years of pain for Arsenal fans by looking back at some of the worst players to pull on the famous red and white during that time?
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger of France poses during a photo session in Paris on May 22, 2019. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

7 things I desperately hope Arsene Wenger’s book reveals

When Arsene Wenger's book is released in 2020 there will be mile-long queues comprised of Arsenal fans, desperately seeking answers to some of the biggest mysteries from his time at the club.

£34m: The total cost of Arsenal signing these 2 flops

Marouane Chamakh may have arrived on a free with Park Chu Young costing a paltry £5.85m but by the end of their time at Arsenal they had cost the club a combined total of £34m for not a lot in return.

Where are they now? The Banter Years edition: Park Chu Young

Park Chu Young will always be remembered as one of the strangest signings Arsenal ever made, but where is he now and what's he up to?

Cursed: New signing just the latest to suffer in Arsenal's unluckiest shirt

Alexandre Lacazette is having a rough time at the moment with Arsenal, particularly after his wasted chances in the North London derby. Is it poor form or the curse of the number nine shirt?
Yaya Sanogo

4 Arsenal players named in top 100 worst Premier League strikers list

Four Arsenal players made the Daily Mail's top-100 worst Premier League strikers.

Lacazette aims to end 'curse' of Arsenal number 9 shirt

Lacazette will be Arsenal's new number nine for 2017/18, but is the number cursed? We're taking a look at the other Arsenal number nines in the Premier League era.
Lucas Perez

Alexandre Lacazette's Arsenal shirt number

Arsenal appear to be closing in on a signing Alexandre Lacazette but will he get the number 9 shirt and, more importantly, can he break its curse?

Arsenal flop hitting new heights with stunning strike

We might never know why Arsenal signed Park Chu-Young but one thing is probably certain – the player paid a heavy price for signing for the club but he seems to have finally found his feet again.

Watch: Cech concedes two as Czechs lose battle of the Republics

Petr Cech and Tomas Rosicky played the full 90 minutes as they lost their final game, against the Republic of Korea, in the run-up to the Euros which get underway on Friday.

Nine Wenger players have now cursed the number nine

Lukas Podolski completed his move to Galatasaray over the weekend, and with that another failed signing vacated the number nine of Arsenal. Arsène Wenger has...

Former Arsenal striker makes winning return to old club

Park Chu-Young made his first appearance for his old club FC Seoul, coming on as a second half substitute.

Five questions Arsenal fans want answers to

Some of life’s greatest mysteries often go unsolved and I’m sure that Arsenal are responsible for around 75% of them. Forget the unknown identity of...

Striker heads home after Arsenal ruined his career

Park Chu-Young has headed back to South Korea to play for FC Seoul.