Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Wenger Hails Technically Perfect RVP

Wenger Hails Technically Perfect RVP

Arsenal gaffer Arsene Wenger has hailed van Persie's amazing strike as 'technically perfect'.

Ever since the ball smashed into the back of the Charlton onion bag, every football fan in Europe has had some thing to say on the goal. And Arsene Wenger is no different.

'It was outstanding, quite unbelievable. Nobody expected that. When Eboue crossed I did not see anybody in the box so it thought, like many times, we have nobody in there. Then suddenly Van Persie arrives.

'Technically it was perfect, with full pace and power. I felt the ball would go over the bar at the start, then it finished in the top corner. It is the goal of a lifetime.'

When Wenger was asked if it was the best Arsenal goal under his reign, he replied,

'The best? I must check that because I have seen some good ones. But it is certainly in the top five.'

And he's never wrong.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday October 1 2006
Time: 3:09PM

Comments

0
Ripsnorter? Ha ha. Isn't that something Mark Bosnich does in toilet cubicles with five pound notes?
Little Dutch
01/10/2006 15:14:00
0
It's actually a David Lloyd phrase, but I like it, it's sounds quite apt!!
Rocky7
01/10/2006 15:26:00
0
I like it, I'm going to add it to my own personal thesaurus along with bouncebackability. In my third year at uni, I managed to get the word 'quasi-phantasmic' into an essay. Who needs vocabulary when you can just make words up?
Little Dutch
01/10/2006 15:31:00
0
I dont think I've seen many better in my time. Superb! Les hope that it gives him a huge confidence boost and he can start banging them in for us!
simmy8_2000
01/10/2006 15:32:00
0
it was a great goal
afcbmarcus
01/10/2006 16:25:00
0
Wonder what the other 4 goals would be in that top 5?
iceman10
01/10/2006 17:07:00
0
Henry - Man Utd, Bergkamp - Newcastle, Henry - Charlton, Henry - Spurs!!! My guss.
Rocky7
01/10/2006 17:09:00
0
Good choices, I would include Bergkamp leicester but not sure which goal id leave out!
iceman10
01/10/2006 17:26:00
0
I'd weigh in with Pires v. Villa, pure class. RVP's at home to Blackburn was pretty special, we've been spoiled in this category.
Little Dutch
01/10/2006 18:10:00
0
I think that Rosicky against Hamburg was the best. Not only because it was a great goal, it was at a time when Arsenal were struggling. Rosicky had a hack and showed the Gunners that you are actually aloowed to shoot! Think about it, ever since that goal we've been having shots from everywhere and playing much beter
Tugboat
01/10/2006 19:23:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Video - Sutton United 0-2 Arsenal

Sutton's amazing FA Cup adventure finally came to an end when Arsenal did enough to see off the non-league side 2-0.

Walcott & The Ox On Sutton Success

Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been giving their thoughts following Monday evening's FA Cup victory over Sutton United.

Wenger On Sutton Experience

Manager Arsene Wenger was a pleased man at the full time whistle in Monday's victory over Sutton United in the FA Cup.

Vital View - FA Cup, 18th-20th February 2017

A season of upsets continued with Lincoln making it into the last eight along with Millwall - they saw off Burnley and Leicester respectively. Sutton's run ended against Arsenal though.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile
ClockEnd124
no email
Profile
Amos
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

FAC - Sutton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ospina13%
Gabriel0%
Mustafi0%
Holding0%
Monreal0%
Elneny0%
Xhaka0%
Reine-Adelaide0%
Walcott12%
Perez75%
Iwobi0%
Sub - Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Sub - Maitland-Niles0%
Sub - Sanchez0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 5:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 5:30PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 12:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.RockAndRoller1
Write for Vital Football