Tag: Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell played for Arsenal Football Club. The former English defender famously joined Arsenal from Tottenham Hotspur in 2001 on a free transfer. Campbell left Arsenal for Portsmouth in 2006 on a free transfer, but returned briefly in 2010. In total, he made 211 appearances for Arsenal and scored 12 goals. Campbell wore the number 23 shirt for Arsenal, but wore the number 31 on his return in 2010. He was part of the Invincibles squad that won the League without losing a match. Campbell is currently the manager of Southend United. He was born on September 18, 1974.

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Macclesfield Town manager Sol Campbell looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Macclesfield Town at PTS Academy Stadium on April 19, 2019 in Northampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Sol Campbell to bring in Wenger coach at Southend United

Sol Campbell is bringing former Arsenal fitness coach, Tony Colbert, into his backroom staff at Southend after the former Arsenal defender was appointed manager of the League One club.
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Macclesfield Town manager Sol Campbell looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Macclesfield Town at PTS Academy Stadium on April 19, 2019 in Northampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Sol Campbell named Southend manager

Sol Campbell was named as the new manager of Southend United on Tuesday night just before they lost 7-1 to Doncaster in their heaviest ever home defeat after having two men sent off.
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Macclesfield Town manager Sol Campbell looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Macclesfield Town at PTS Academy Stadium on April 19, 2019 in Northampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Former Gunner admits he can't wait for his next management job

Sol Campbell says all he wants is to get back into management, and he's raring to go as soon as he gets another opportunity.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Sol Campbell celebrates his second goal during their Premiership match against Everton at home to Arsenal at Highbury footabll grounds in London, 19 September 2005. AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA

OTD Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 to relieve pressure & give debut to 17yo

On this day in 2005, Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 at Highbury to claim their third win of the Premier League season, having lost of...
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Macclesfield Town manager Sol Campbell looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Macclesfield Town at PTS Academy Stadium on April 19, 2019 in Northampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Why Sol Campbell left Macclesfield

Sol Campbell left Macclesfield Town after eight-and-a-half months as manager because he had not been paid for almost half that time according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool shoots as Bernd Leno of Arsenal makes a save during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend says Invincible better than Liverpool star

Former Gunner Lauren insists that as good as Virgil van Dijk has been for Liverpool, his old teammate Sol Campbell was still better.

Sol Campbell speaks after leading Macclesfield Town to League Two safety

Sol Campbell says leading Macclesfield Town to League Two safety is up there with the best things he's achieved in football, after his club confirmed their survival on Saturday.

Arsenal legend says his former club need to sell 10 players this summer

Sol Campbell thinks Arsenal need to sell 10 players this summer, and he argues the fans need to stop building attachments to individuals over the club as a whole.

Tottenham put anti-Arsenal clause in star player's contract

Tottenham Hotspur put a condition in Toby Alderweireld's contract so that his £25m release clause wouldn't apply to Arsenal, according to claims on social media.

Arsenal legend in line for u21 role next summer

Sol Campbell could make his temporary England u21 coaching role permanent if he impresses this week, according to a report.

Tottenham plot ‘Sol Campbell revenge’ on Arsenal in hilarious rumour

Tottenham are finally going to get ‘revenge’ on Arsenal for signing Sol Campbell 17 years ago by signing Aaron Ramsey on a free transfer according to a report that has me crying with laughter so much I can hardly see to type this.

Arsenal legend confirms he's finally been given coaching opportunity

Sol Campbell has confirmed that he'll join up with the England u21s to work alongside Aidy Boothroyd for a couple of upcoming international matches.

Club legend says Arsenal are finally learning from their mistakes

Sol Campbell thinks Arsenal are on the right track under Unai Emery, and says we need to give the new head coach a bit more time before we judge him.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

'Leaked': More details for Arsene Wenger's final home game

Arsenal have invited the likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp and many more back to the club for Arsene Wenger's final home game, according to reports.
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Former Gunner claims 'beatable' Manchester City wouldn't scare the Invincibles

Sol Campbell thinks the 'Invicibles' wouldn't be afraid of playing against Manchester City's current side, and claims too many Premier League teams are at the moment.

Pires, Rosicky and more return to Arsenal for charity match against Real Madrid

Arsenal have announced two charity matches against Real Madrid, following the success of the legends match against AC Milan Glorie in 2016.
Arsenal's midfielder Jack Wilshere of England gestures during the UEFA Europa League round 16 first-leg football match AC Milan Vs Arsenal at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan on March 8, 2018. Arsenal won 0-2. (MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Tenacity, footwork, speed and knowledge: Former Arsenal star says this player MUST go to...

Sol Campbell thinks England need a player like Jack Wilshere, and says the midfielder should be on the plane to Russia this summer if he can stay fit.

Is racism why Sol Campbell can’t get a job in management?

Has Sol Campbell really not got a job in football management because of racism?

Former Arsenal star delivers damning insight into Wenger's defensive training failings

Sol Campbell says Arsene Wenger didn't spend a lot of time coaching the team defensively during the centre-back's time at the club, despite the obvious need for it.

'Is he having a laugh?' Fans appalled by ex-Arsenal man's latest outrageous comments

Sol Campbell isn't exactly known for being humble but his latest comments about why he's not been handed a job as a manager yet are simply staggering.

Arsenal legend in managerial talks with Oxford United

Sol Campbell is in talks to take over as manager at Oxford United, as he continues to search for a way into management.

Former player believes it might take Arsenal '3 or 4 years' to stop what's...

Sol Campbell is worried that Arsenal will struggle to attract top plays if they lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

'I'd crawl there': 43-year-old desperate to get coaching role at Arsenal

Sol Campbell says he'd have no hesitation about returning to Arsenal if he gets the opportunity, after the Gunners put in another poor defensive performance against Bournemouth.

Wenger admits ‘feeling sorry’ for Campbell because of Tottenham abuse

Arsene Wenger admits that he felt bad for Sol Campbell after the England international signed for Arsenal because he was a 'sensitive man' who got a load of abuse.

Oriol Busquets names the Arsenal player that made him cry

Young Barcelona midfielder Oriol Busquets said he cried after Sol Campbell's goal in the Champions League final.

Sol Campbell names which position Arsenal need to strengthen in January

Sol Campbell says Arsenal need to build on their performance against Manchester United, as well as buying a couple of defenders, if they want to be successful.

Former Arsenal man makes USAMNT very strange offer

Sol Campbell has given his view on how the USA should go about appointing their next manager.

Former Arsenal midfielder names two people who helped him get accustomed to English culture

Edu has revealed how Arsene Wenger helped him adapt to life in England after his move to Arsenal from Brazil in 2001, as did Sol Campbell... sort of.

Arsenal Invincible advises India on how to progress in football

Sol Campbell admits that while India is still '50-100' years behind some of the world when it comes to football, they have to accept that progress will be slow.
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Where does Sead Kolasinac rank in Arsene Wenger’s free transfer list?

With Sead Kolašinac performing so well after joining the Gunners for free over the summer, we're looking at the best and worst of some of Arsène Wenger's other free transfers.

Thierry Henry compares defender to these two Arsenal legends

Thierry Henry believes Virgil van Dijk is as commanding a defender as Tony Adams and Sol Campbell were for Arsenal.

8 Arsenal mobile wallpapers featuring players worthy of wearing the shirt

After the result at Watford, I wasn't really in the mood for designing wallpapers, but hey, here I am.

Former Arsenal defender gives one key factor why partnership worked

Kolo Toure believes that his willingness to listen while playing alongside Sol Campbell at Arsenal was key to their on-pitch partnership.

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer says this Arsenal defender is the best he's ever played...

Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has said that Arsenal centre-back Tony Adams is the best defender he's ever come up against.
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4 Arsenal stars make top 25 Premiership players of all time

Four Arsenal players have made Jack Pitt-Brooke's list of the 25 best Premier League players of all time.

Sol Campbell: From Tottenham to trophies

16 years ago, Sol Campbell moved across North London in a deal that delighted Arsenal fans and horrified Spurs fans in equal measure.

Martin Keown picks Arsenal star he loves watching the most

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has stated his belief that Laurent Koscielny is in the same class as former defenders Tony Adams and Sol Campbell.

Costa Rica 2-1 Trinidad and Tobago: Campbell assists as Ticos prevail

Joel Campbell's assist after just 45 seconds helped Costa Rica to an important three points during their World Cup qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago.

Arsenal's worst free transfers

It’s hard to complain when you receive something for free but it would be difficult to criticise anyone for thinking that these free transfers were a waste of money.

Arsenal's top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger: Where does Kolasinac rank?

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?