Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Genius!!

Genius!!

We haven't had the best of fortunes recently, of course a lot of it was self inflicted, but there is no doubt, prior to Saturday's victory over Man Utd, that there was an air of gloom surrounding our club.

Following the embarrassing loss to Stoke, serious questions were being asked by a section of the fans about just how much Arsene Wenger has left to offer our club, some even calling for his head.

Well maybe, just maybe, these people calling for Wenger to bring an end to his Arsenal reign, will now be able to see just how important the Frenchman is to Arsenal.

Arsene fielded an incredibly young team in the Carling Cup tonight against a Wigan side, who might not be doing well in the Premier League right now, but they were finalists in this competition a few years ago and they are a top flight team, and this side of 16, 17 18 & 19 year olds dispatched them, not only with style, but with great heart.

This team, that scored an incredible 3-0 victory, was assembled for a minuscule amount of cash, indeed the money we got from Tottenham for David Bentley probably paid for the whole lot of them.

Arsene Wenger is a genius, of that there can be no dispute.



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

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday November 11 2008
Time: 9:36PM

Comments

0
Can't wait to read the match report, followed the game on the bbc website and they where were wery complimentary about the youngsters.
Armory
11/11/2008 21:43:00
0
that vela goal was something else
HENRY`14
11/11/2008 21:44:00
0
For those that didn't see the game. Chris Kirkland was awesome tonight!!
Rocky7
11/11/2008 21:45:00
0
LOL - Jack Wilshere was man of the match but they had to give the champagne to Fabianski as Jack isn't old enough!!!!!!
Rocky7
11/11/2008 21:46:00
0
Typical, what the hell are the opposition golies on when the come to visit?
Armory
11/11/2008 21:47:00
0
Hahaha they couldn't give the Man of the Match champagne to Wilshere because of his age!
gunnerkid107
11/11/2008 21:47:00
0
Poor old Kirkland looked like he'd gone 12 rounds with a meth crazed gorilla
nikolaijns
11/11/2008 21:59:00
0
UN--F***ING--BELIEVABLE!!!!!!!!!!!! Watched the game online, couldn't believe what I was seeing. I really thought we'd concede, I really thought Wigan had a strong chance of drawing or even winning, they're not mugs and they have some good players. Just brilliant stuff from all the players, can't come up with enuf adjectives!
jaelle
11/11/2008 22:03:00
0
That save from Lukas at the end reminded me of Mad Jens' super stop from Raul vs Real Madrid at Highbury. Superb agility.
Rocky7
11/11/2008 22:04:00
0
All i can say is wow!! Seriously though, even though they've only featured in a couple of games for the senior side, Jack, Carlos and Aaron appear to have the whole world at their feet.
TPowell
11/11/2008 22:05:00
Page 1/7
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

A Vital 3 Points At The Vitality

Gunners secure only the second league win of 2015

Stats: Bournemouth v Arsenal

All the stats from Bournemouth (0) vs (2) Arsenal, Vitality Stadium, 1:30pm Sunday 7th February Att: 11357

Line-Up vs Bournemouth - Walcott Benched

C'mon you Gunners

The Arsenal Walking Wounded - Injury List

Our weekly update looking at the injury table and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Profile
ClockEnd124
Profile
Amos
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM vs Cech
Suggested By:
Cech9%
Petr Cech91%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 12:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 12:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 5:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Naijagunner9
2.Afcdc2
3.Catcatcher 1
4.Wyn Mills1
5.princeoflove9091
6.Joe_@**1
7.Guyfox1
8.Galway Gooner1