UK time is: 22:42:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Wenger: England Job Would Be Empty

Arsene Wenger has been amongst the names of managers put forward to become the next England boss, but the Gunners manager says the position would not be to his liking.

Wenger stated that he loves the hustle and bustle of the day to day running of a club and with only 10 fixtures a year, international managment would leave him feeling 'empty'

'The job would not be for me. I love club football and I am sure I would miss it on a daily basis when I am so busy.

'With only, say, 10 games a year it would be empty. The periods of rest are much longer and more intense because you are under massive pressure. There is either high pressure or nothing to do at all. It is more difficult with England than with any other country. Certainly that is the case when compared to France. Here, you must look round when you go out - look to the right and the left.'

Many managers have suffered whilst at the helm of England's national team, and the post is world renound for being the toughest job in football.

Wenger added: 'It is the job with the highest profile in international football and the most difficult. There is such a passion for football; it creates a lot of impatience. The country is quick to be passionate for and passionate against. The pressures of the media are more demanding.

'I have spoken with Bobby Robson, with Kevin Keegan and with Graham Taylor and you realise they have suffered enormously. Glenn Hoddle also suffered a lot. Still today the pain they suffered is immense.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 27 2006

Time: 12:57PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Chamberlain Ready To Work Like An Ox (Thursday September 18 2014)

Scout Report: Aston Villa (Thursday September 18 2014)

Arsenal Blitzed! (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Stats: Borussia Dortmund v Arsenal (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Wenger Urges Cool Heads on Ozil Opinions (Monday September 15 2014)

Arsenal Almost But Not Quite There Yet (Saturday September 13 2014)

Wenger Gives Debuchy Injury Update (Saturday September 13 2014)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Amos. 65
2. Naijagunner 51
3. Wyn Mills 27
4. damiano_tommassi 22
5. nikolaijns 21
6. FunGunner 18
7. paul_ownz 18
8. Guyfox 17
9. Chippy Brady 16
10. shewore 15

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Leicester City 1 - 1 Arsenal
Everton 2 - 2 Arsenal
Arsenal 2 - 1 Crystal Palace

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5

Breaking League News

Berahino Looking For Striking Success
WBA : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Gardner - We Won't Hide Against Spurs
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:44:00
Brunt Criticism Is Undeserved
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:38:00
Mane Gets International Clearance
Southampton : 18/09/2014 21:23:00
Koeman - Maintain Our Principles
Southampton : 18/09/2014 21:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is most likely to end as top scorer this season?
Suggested By:  
Campbell 6%
Giroud 2%
Podolski 4%
Ramsey 7%
Sanchez 45%
Sanogo 2%
Walcott 5%
Welbeck 29%