Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Wenger Calls For Cole Respect

Wenger Calls For Cole Respect

Arsene Wenger has asked Arsenal supporters to try and remember the good things that Cole did for the club ahead of Sunday's massive clash at Stamford Bridge.

Yesterday the Gunners keeper claimed that Cole deserved the abuse he WILL get and that it adds to the excitment, but the gaffer thinks otherwise.

'My relationship with him is OK, he went to Chelsea under special circumstances that have been talked about a lot.' Said Le Boss

'But I don't forget that he has done well for this Club and you have to respect that.'

'He went to Chelsea to continue his career in a decent way and go as high as he can which I am sure he will do. But from our side we respect what he has done for this Club.'

'He appreciates what he has done for the Club and what the Club has done for him.

'But in the end he wanted to leave but nothing will stop me from thinking he had done well for us.'

Wenger then confirmed what all Gooners had susspected, that Cole knew he would leave long before it happened.

'I was prepared for him to leave. I gave him the authorisation to leave one year before he went so I knew he would go."


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

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Friday December 8 2006
Time: 8:20PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Mike Towell – RIP

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
Think this may fall on deaf ears, or possibly Mourinho will play Bridge instead of Cole?!
Tierney
08/12/2006 20:54:00
0
i think arsenal are trying to quieten the fans, not sure why but they are. fans treat players very differently to boards and ex team mates, they should know that, and fans have long memories.
PUREGOLD
08/12/2006 22:52:00
0
I can't help, but admire Wenger for his unyielding paternal affection toward his players and ex-players alike, although some certainly don't deserve it.
ducksworth
09/12/2006 00:34:00
0
It's about time you lot get the message, he didn't what to play for you anymore. get over it
Tigerphil
09/12/2006 11:38:00
0
We dont have a problem with a player not wanting to play for us anymore i.e Petit, Edu, Vieira. What we have a problem with is the way he engineered his move, No class, lies, treachery thats why we dislike him and he is the most hated ex Arsenal player of all time.
iceman10
10/12/2006 13:44:00
0
iceman,you took the words right out of my mouth,he is a complete moron,who has no respect for us,so why should we have any for him
fran merida
11/12/2006 21:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Arsenal Duo Get Under 21 Call

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding have been named in the England Under 21 squad for their coming European Championship qualifiers in the October international window.

Top 20 Club Wage Bills

As we come to the end of the annual summer financial focus with one season ending and another now well underway, here are the top 20 wage bills across European sides.

Vital Pre-Match - Premier League 30th Sept-2nd Oct

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this weekend, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Walcott's Basel Pleasure

Brace goalscorer in midweek in the Champions League tie against Basel, Theo Walcott, has been giving his thoughts on the match.

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)

Burnley v Arsenal
Suggested By:
Arsenal win84%
Burnley win16%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Everton 7 4 2 1 14 6
4 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
5 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 7 3 2 2 11 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 4:30PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 12:30PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 12:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League