Wenger: “We know we don’t get penalties”

Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger hit out at match officials yesterday after the Gunners’ latest defeat at the hands of Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

Arsenal, who have a terrible away record against Stoke, dominated the game, but were denied by the brilliance of young Jack Butland in the Stoke goal, who made a clutch of key saves, especially in the first half. Continue reading

Giroud throws his weight behind Wenger

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has declared that the club’s players support veteran Manager Arsene Wenger and want him to stay at the club for the foreseeable future.

It has been reported recently that the Arsenal board have offered Arsene a 2 year contract extension, but the Frenchman has not yet made a decision. Continue reading

Sutton United keeper caught in betting scandal

Sutton United’s reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw is likely to face an FA investigation after he was seen eating a pie while the national league side were playing Arsenal in the fifth round tie of the FA Cup football tournament.

The deed from the keeper was a breach of FA’s betting rules which said: “A participant shall not bet, either directly or indirectly, or instruct, permit, cause or enable any person to bet on (i) the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of, or occurrence in, a football match or competition.” Continue reading