Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Bitter Fergie Resorts To Petty Jibes

Bitter Fergie Resorts To Petty Jibes

It seems Alex Fergusson doesn't have the tactical nous to pull Arsene Wenger's team to bits, or even common sense to shut his mouth.

The United manager made petty jibes towards the Arsenal manager after Mathieu Flamini revealed Wenger had told his boys they could still win the game in his half time team talk in the victory over Man Utd last week.

Flamini claimed that Arsene had told his squad that the Man Utd team tire towards that last 20 minutes of a match and tend to ship in goals in that time.

Ol' purple nose responded with the classiest of remarks.

'I am not sure what his point was; maybe he was trying to make himself look great again - 'I am the great Arsène Wenger'.'

His point was Fergie, that your team DOES tire towards the end, it DOES concede late goals in an almost embarrassingly fashion at that point of a game and Arsenal HAVE scored more late goals this season than any other team in the league.

So I guess what Mr. Wenger was trying to get across was that Arsenal could still win the game, HEY, and guess what?! They beat you for the second time this season.

It's called 'man management' Fergie, you should try it instead of shooting your mouth off before you blow your chance at a title for the first time in four years.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday January 28 2007
Time: 12:56PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
It's nice that things are getting back to normal though. Chelsea re sh** again, and Fergie & Wenger are taunting each other....and once again, Spurs are mid table!!
Rocky7
28/01/2007 13:03:00
0
As much as i hope man u beat chelsea to the title, cos if we are honest with ourselves neither us or liverpool are gonna get there this season, i wish ferguson and mourinho would both be banned from speaking, with high court gag orders. Everytime either one of the two quacks open there mouth you just think that all the crap could've been avoided if they thought before they spoke (so thats where Beckham and Joe Cole got it from). I hate Man U, but hate chelski more. And anyways, 'He is the great Arsene Wenger', but still that doesnt mean something Flamini said in French is word for word what Wenger said in English, and it wasnt like he even said it to the press so maybe Fergie should worry more about what he's saying to his team than what Arsene's saying to the gunners.
Ozi Gooner
28/01/2007 13:16:00
0
How is Wenger making himself look great again by telling his players to not give up in the final minutes. It wasnt Wenger who even came out in public with the comment.
Mikec
28/01/2007 13:22:00
0
I say we should enjoy the Fergie - Wenger 'wars' while we can. Fergie is bound to retire in a few seasons and the older he is, the sillier he gets. Now he is replying to words that Wenger could never have said, and it could be that Flam is just taking the pi$$ out of everyone. This season saw Mr. Wenger raise a few eyebrows by losing his calm when provoked by the tw*t in charge of Charlton, which was something we've never seen before. With Jose in sh1te up to his ears, the reigniting of the rivalry between the two is just a blessing in disguise! And as Rocky said, it is a sign of things going back to normal. I bet Flamster is laughing somewhere...
G4L
28/01/2007 13:29:00
0
I bet Fergie is on his way down to the Emirates right now.......Not to apologise or sort this argument out he just cant remember what week were in! He's forgotten we played (and beat) United last week. Senile old fool. If you see an old guy sleeping on the piccadilly line smelling of whisky that'll be Fergie!
iceman10
28/01/2007 13:44:00
0
he also might be smelling of urine, iceman... »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
28/01/2007 13:53:00
0
Now now lads. He may be an "old" soak, he may be way out of line with his latest crap but he's also (sob, sob) the same age as me. :o)
Gooner for 59 years
28/01/2007 14:37:00
0
Lol, il have to stop my ageism! Fergie was probably just upset that his 'meals on wheels' was late!
iceman10
28/01/2007 14:43:00
0
fergie, mebbe he was trying to tell his team they could still whip ur a&$^. and u know what - we did just that. poor man sounds silly.
prits
28/01/2007 14:59:00
0
What a load of crap. United DOES tire, you say? They conceded goals (and lost points) in the last 20 minutes against Newcastle, Arsenal, West Ham, Copenhagen and Celtic. Scored important goals in the last 20 minutes against Boro, Villa, Reading, Charlton, Sheffield, Man City and now Pompey. So, do we tire or are we strong at the end? I believe it was Flamini who started all this with his nonsense claims. But of course his brain is not his strongest point. Shame his football is mediocre, too...
midlothian99
28/01/2007 15:01:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Who Will Arsenal Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Arsenal

Should Arsenal progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

What Did Arsenal Earn In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on league positions have been confirmed.

Duo In Statistical Team Of The Season

Arsenal are represented in the latest Team of the Season concoction, and this is based on statistics.

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)

Player of the Year
Suggested By:
Petr Cech4%
Hector Bellerin9%
Mesut Ozil75%
Alexis Sanchez9%
Olivier Giroud3%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Amos.13
2.Wyn Mills12
3.Naijagunner9
4.Galway Gooner6
5.Merlion963
6.Will-i-am102
7.phreddy2
8.NYArse1
9.Leon Kingsford1
10.julieloveshenry4ever1