Tag: Robert Pires

Robert Pires was one of the greatest players to ever play for Arsenal Football Club. The former French forward joined Arsenal in 2000 from Marseille for £11m. Pires left Arsenal for Villareal in 2006 on a free transfer. In total, he made 284 appearances for Arsenal and scored 84 goals. Bobby wore the number 7 shirt for Arsenal. The World Cup winner was part of the Invincibles squad that won the league without losing a match. He was born on October 29, 1973. Pires’ son, Theo, is part of the Arsenal Academy.

Arsenal legend: They told me I was crazy to join Gunners

Robert Pires has spoken about his decision to join Arsenal over Real Madrid back in 2000 and it turns out, it was all down to Arsene Wenger.

Watch: Arsenal legend reveals his favourite player to Andy Murray in new advert

Robert Pires and Andy Murray have teamed up with Standard Life UK for their newest advert.
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Why Alexis still has to prove he deserves Arsenal's number 7 shirt

With this week’s announcement that there’s a new number 7 on the block, I couldn’t help thinking that it’s a good job Alexis’ move came this summer rather than last, for if it had been announced pre-publication, we’d have had to reconsider our list for our Greatest Number 7s book..

Three Arsenal legends appear in advert

Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg all appeared alongside Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Hector Bellerin in the advert for our new 2016/17 Puma kit.

Photos: Arsenal sign son of Invincible

Robert Pires' son, Theo, has signed official registration papers with Arsenal.

Arsenal legends reunite for one time only

Arsenal have announced a charity football match between Arsenal legends and Milan Glorie, with all proceedings going to the Arsenal Foundation.
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Gifted midfielder picks 3 Barcelona, 2 Real Madrid, 1 Arsenal

Santi Cazorla has picked Robert Pires for his dream five-a-side team.

Pictures: Jeff, Pirès, Gabriel and Koscielny all in training before Watford clash

Arsenal have had their final full training session ahead of Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final against Watford, and there's some positive team news. During the week...

Arsenal legend and invincible: Robert Pirés announces retirement

Arsenal icon Robert Pirès has officially announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 42. A World Cup and European Championships winner with...

Pirès argument underlines English football's xenophobia

Danny Mills, formerly of Manchester City, Middlesbrough and various other clubs where players not capable of making it at the very top in the...

Watch: The reason Danny Mills hates Arsenal

You probably saw what Danny Mills said on Tuesday. Looking to rile Arsenal fans, former England right-back Mills has named Robert Pirès as the sole...

Arsenal legend insists beating Barcelona is possible

Substituted after just 18 minutes of a Champions League Final, Robert Pirès never played for Arsenal again. After Jens Lehmann saw red, Pirès was sacrificed...

Invincible backs Wenger and Arsenal to win the league

A former pupil of Arsène Wenger's an now a committed Arsenal fan, Robert Pirès is backing the manager to win the Premier League title...

Arsenal legend hopes to see club sign Southampton star

Currently in Kenya as part of a Barclays Premier League promotion, Robert Pirès has attempted to capture the hearts of the locals by praising...

Arsenal legend picks six Arsenal players in ultimate XI

Arsenal legend Robert Pirès has chosen the best XI from players he played with on Fantasy Football Club on Sky Sports, and his team includes six former...

Watch: Robert Pirès’ 84 Arsenal goals

One of the greatest players to ever play for Arsenal, Robert Pirès turns 42 today (on Friday). The Frenchman, who still trains with the Gunners,...

Legend says Wenger is safe as Arsenal aim for Premier League title

Arsenal legend Robert Pirès told French television that Arsène Wenger's job is safe thanks to Arsenal's Premier League form. After seven games, the Gunners are...

Walcott reaches milestone that Wright, Henry and van Persie never could

Arsenal's Theo Walcott scored his first goal of the season in Saturday's 2-0 win over Stoke City. In doing so, the England international found the...

Arsenal legend: Giroud is one of the best

Pires sticks up for Giroud.

Midfielder says Arsenal heroes have helped helped him settle

Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik joined Arsenal from Legia Warsaw last January, to little fanfare. Now a household name, having never featured for the first-team, it...

Pires on Wenger, Bergkamp and Henry

by Lee Hurley We love Bob, Bob loves us, this much we all already know. Just in case you found yourself doubting the Invincible's love for...

Title-winning hero says Arsenal have a good chance next season

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal legend Robert Pirès has told Sky Sports that his former club will be able to challenge for the Premier League title next...

Video: All of Pirès' Arsenal goals

by Lewis Ambrose Robert Pirès made north London a better place during six fantastic seasons at Highbury. A tough first year saw Pirès net his first...

Thierry Henry wins Arsenal poll on long-range efforts

by Lewis Ambrose In the latest 'best' poll on Arsenal.com, Thierry Henry claimed the accolade of Arsenal's best long-range Premier League goal. Henry himself scored a number...

Pires mourns man who helped him recover from knee injury

by Lee Hurley Robert Pires has been speaking to the media in France after the death of Tiburce Darou. Darou passed away on the early hours...

Wenger: Bergkamp helped me decide to sign Pires

In an interview with Arsenal Player, the boss has explained how and why he knew ex-Arsenal star Robert Pires was a good player within minutes...

Robert Pires hits out at Ozil critics

Robert Pires has come to the defence of Mesut Ozil and hit out at those criticising him.

Arsenal legend: He will be on the bench next year

Robert Pires has been speaking to the media in France about Arsene Wenger's Arsenal future.

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

I hate the international break. It bores me. I can’t get that excited about international football when it’s basically just a 'bigger' nation comfortably beating a...

Robert Pires oversees North Bank 60 Clock End 37 marathon game

Robert Pires helped oversee the longest ever 11-a-side football match to ever take place in Indonesia and it ended with a crazy final score.

Why this Tottenham star will always be an Arsenal man at heart

Harry Kane recently signed a new Tottenham contract and protested his love for the lesser North London club, but is he telling the truth? Here at the Daily Cannon, we doubt it...

Why Mesut Ozil can be Arsenal’s Greatest Ever Playmaker

Could Mesut Ozil become Arsenal's greatest ever playmaker? He faces some stiff competition as Nia Griffiths explains here.