Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Chelsea have no Respect

Chelsea have no Respect

News broke yesterday night after Arsenal's glorious 3-0 demolition of Wigan, that Chelsea's number two, Ray Wilkins, thought Arsenal disrespects the Carling Cup by playing a vibrant and entertaining youth side.

Wilkins told The Sun: "It`s all about winning trophies when you`re a big club.

'The fact we`ve won the Carling Cup twice in the last four years and Arsenal have won none justifies our policy'

"You enter a competition to win the competition. Why go into it if you`re not concerned whether you win it?'

"Playing a young or weakened team undermines the value of the competition."

"And we have not and will not do that. We want to win it, big time."

At first I felt that a little jealously was deeply rooted in Rays comments, but tonight I can do nothing but laugh at the wanker. Chelsea played a pretty much full strength side at home to the Mighty Burnley and lost 5-4 on penalties. So much for winning big. I hope he feels proud of his comments now because while Arsenal fans left the stadium last night ecstatic about the young players they just witnessed, Chelsea fans will leave the Bridge tonight in disappointment. Wilkins comments were out of line and completely disrespectful, and now he just looks like a fool. Well done Ray!

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

Writer:Brice Coffer
Date:Wednesday November 12 2008
Time: 10:46PM


Not forgetting Keith Harris (who brokered the deal to sell Chelsea to Abramovich) commenting on Liverpool's financial situation. Coincidentally issuing the comments the exact moment Liverpool began to look like title contenders.
Little Dutch
12/11/2008 22:50:00
Hahaha, well done GK. Boy, that was quick. *****er, indeed, and a few other choice words reserved for him.
12/11/2008 22:51:00
What are the chances of Uncle Fester whacking a bit of Aretha on the ipod tonight? "R-E-S-P-E-C-T found out what it means to me!"
Little Dutch
12/11/2008 22:53:00
that lad is a *****er!we watch our young ones destroy a pl side while his full strength chelsea go down in the hands of the mighty burnley!!aint that bout a B.I.T.C.H!!
the arsenal
12/11/2008 22:57:00
Strange , when Scolari says nice words about Wenger, I don't see a "Chelsea have respect" headline. Wilkins was wrong, Wilkins.
12/11/2008 22:58:00
He looks like uncle fester.
12/11/2008 23:01:00
I knew this was waiting in the wings!! LOL
12/11/2008 23:02:00
True LD, I also found the timing of Keith Harris's comments suspicious. Funny thing is, I didn't see Ray Wilkins commenting on Manu's line up, didn't they play with a mostly reserve side?
12/11/2008 23:02:00
The headline was a response to the title of the Sun article 'Arsenal have no respect', and not about Chelsea as a whole, though some might argue otherwise. By the way I like Scolari, good man unless your a fourth official of course.
12/11/2008 23:03:00
Of course he did not comment on utd, he used to play for them. And what is this comment that R Harris made? I seem to have missed it.
12/11/2008 23:06:00
Page 1/9
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Arsenal Articles

Stats: Everton v Arsenal

All the stats from Everton (2) vs (5) Arsenal, Goodison Park, 22/10/17 Att: 39,189

Follow On Twitter - Everton v Arsenal - 22-10-17

Arsenal go to Goodison Park as the visitors to Everton today, this will be a 1:30pm kick off.

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

Vital Preview - Premier League - 20th-22nd October 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 20th-22nd October.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Everton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Wilshere0%
Sub - Coquelin0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

The Vital Football Members League