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Wenger Attacks 'Stupid' Shearer

Arsene Wenger slammed Alan 'elbows' Shearer last night after the former Newcastle striker claimed Arsenal couldn't win the Premiership playing beautiful football.

Shearer delivered his verdict after Arsenal's 0-0 draw away to Portsmouth - a ground where both Liverpool and Manchester United also failed to get a result.

Wenger was not best pleased with Shearer's words. Speaking to the Daily Star after Arsenal's 4-1 demolition of Everton Arsene said: 'The problem is that one guy can come out with a stupid idea and it becomes a common belief even though it is not confirmed by the facts.'

'Listen, we have lost one game since the start of the season so I don`t know what`s wrong with that.

'We have just played Tottenham, Chelsea and Portsmouth and have come away with seven points from that programme. That`s not a bad return.

'Considering that everybody predicted we would be out of the top four this season, I feel we are well on schedule for success.'

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Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Sunday December 30 2007
Time: 12:59PM

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Amusingly Shearer was very complimentary about our 2nd half performance on MotD. I guess it's the style of football he understands.
Amos.
30/12/2007 13:18:00
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to think of it, we need to mix up our style of play, just like at we did yesterday.. get the 1st goal by any means, corner, free kick, scrap in the penalty box, route 1 anything... then the opposition has to come out n play n we can pick em out with clever cheeky one touch football n backheels.. but the 1st job is to force ppl to come out n play football.. thats wat we did yesterday n we got 4 goals in half against one of the form teams at their own den.. we were ruthless in the 2nd half yesterday n thats how we hv to play for the remainder of this season.. we hv the personnel so i dont see why we cant achieve success this yr
McGooner
30/12/2007 13:37:00
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Everyone's a thug to you....cept your players.
k_chelski
30/12/2007 13:46:00
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He is a stupid human being. Wenger did not even say that but what he was implying is very correct.
Goofle
30/12/2007 13:49:00
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Shearer is the worst "pro" that ever played in the Prem. I read an interesting piece by Gullit last week that suggested Shearer was the most difficult player he ever managed and strongly intimated that Shearer made threats to the board when Gullit had the gall to drop an underperforming Shearer that led to Ruud's sacking. This guy is a first class **** and I want nothing more than for him to get the Newcastle job so that that piece of ***** football club and its *****ty fans get relegated.
Little Dutch
30/12/2007 14:10:00
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Let him manage his old team Newcastle and show us how to win the EPL!!!
CoastarianGooner
30/12/2007 14:26:00
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Pot, Kettle, black Kevin. Agbonlahor has asked if he can have his leg put in the same case as Hamman's in the Chelsea hall of fame (alongside the Zenith data cup).
iceman10
30/12/2007 15:26:00
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I totally agree with these assessments of the steaming pile of poo that is Alan Shearer. Gullit's point about Shearer's s hit-stirring is no surprise either... you could tell from the way he carried himself that he was manoeuvering things. The only surprise was when he was 'assisting' Glen Roeder a while back and he didn't stick the knife into him too.. if he'd had just a tiny bit more expereince in coaching at the time though I doubt he would have hesitated. The really galling thing though when its all said and done, is how the hell people (and I'm thinking pundits mostly here) can think he would make a half-decent manager. What qualities does this guy possess? Okay so I'm biased, but all I can see is his 'populist' appeal to people that dont know any better. Even Gareth Southgate had a couple (at a stretch) of redeeming features whne he started, but what has Shearer got apart from a brass neck!!!
Andy-bayor
30/12/2007 15:34:00
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i hope the newcastle have the infinate wisdom mr dirty money bags and install mr clean england centre forward what do i know about football managing, then we can see him make a first class prat of himself infront of millions, oh sorry he does that weekly on MOTD !!!
PUREGOLD
30/12/2007 19:43:00
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Iceman, I don't keep calling others, thugs. I know my team doesn't have the nicest guys in the world. I'll tell Kenyon to put GA's leg near our UEFA super cup trophy ._.
k_chelski
31/12/2007 01:48:00
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