Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Sol Back In Training

Sol Back In Training

Sol Campbell arrived back in training today, and said he was feeling much better.

Campbell left Highbury at halftime in the 3-2 defeat at the hands of West Ham last week after being at fault for two goals in the first half, Sol was subsequently subbed at the break, showered, changed and went straight home.

There was a tense few days around Highbury, with reports from the media hacks of Campbell quiting football all together, going on to pursue a career in acting, or just walking out on the Gunners. Most of it was fabricated rubbish, but there was tension regardless.

With Arsene Wenger, the FA and Kolo Toure all making failed attempts to contact the big man, worries mounted further, until Campbell's lawyer issued a statement stating Big Sol was fine, and just needed some space.

Today, Campbell said that he had taken a trip to 'clear his head' when he arrived back at the clubs training ground on Monday morning.

'I've been away since Thursday on a trip to the Continent. Things are OK, and I'm feeling better.'

Wenger backed Sol to come good again, saying, 'We will help Sol to bounce back quickly and to focus and concentrate on the game of football, which is the best cure.'

After inital anger, Gooners are now offering Sol their full support, and cries of 'Sol's a Gooner' rained down onto St Andrew's pitch on Saturday.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday February 7 2006
Time: 12:43AM

Comments

0
Do you think any disciplinary action will be taken against Sol? Unless there's a very good reason, Wenger must do something otherwise there could be a few rumblings in the dressing room.
NeilBaker
07/02/2006 18:10:00
0
Do you think any disciplinary action will be taken against Sol? Unless there's a very good reason, Wenger must do something otherwise there could be a few rumblings in the dressing room.
NeilBaker
07/02/2006 18:10:00
0
If Sol does have personal issues then I think he's ok, god knows I've walked out of work a few times when my head hasn't been straight, but if it was just footballing reasons, I think he should be slapped with a fine. Either, bygones be bygones, lets get our season back on track.
Rocky7
07/02/2006 18:54:00
0
If Sol does have personal issues then I think he's ok, god knows I've walked out of work a few times when my head hasn't been straight, but if it was just footballing reasons, I think he should be slapped with a fine. Either, bygones be bygones, lets get our season back on track.
Rocky7
07/02/2006 18:54:00
0
I dont think that any disciplinary will be taken against him! AW will sit him down and have a word an that will be that!
simmy8_2000
07/02/2006 22:12:00
0
I dont think that any disciplinary will be taken against him! AW will sit him down and have a word an that will be that!
simmy8_2000
07/02/2006 22:12:00
0
good to hear that sol i back in training, hopefully with a clear head, we need him back at his best
wright8
08/02/2006 09:10:00
0
good to hear that sol i back in training, hopefully with a clear head, we need him back at his best
wright8
08/02/2006 09:10:00
0
I'm sure he will have sorted himself out now!
simmy8_2000
09/02/2006 14:01:00
0
I'm sure he will have sorted himself out now!
simmy8_2000
09/02/2006 14:01:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Arsenal Articles

Record 13th FA Cup Win For Arsenal

Arsenal lifted the FA Cup for a record 13th time earlier this evening against Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.

Stats: Arsenal v Chelsea

All the stats from Arsenal (2) vs (1) Chelsea, Wembley Stadium, 27/5/17 Att: 89,472

Arsenal v Chelsea - FA Cup Final Team Sheets

Arsenal are at Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Final against Chelsea, this is a 5.30pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Arsenal v Chelsea - Follow Live On Twitter

Arsenal are at Wembley Stadium facing Chelsea today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

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)

FA - Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ospina1%
Holding0%
Mertesacker75%
Monreal0%
Bellerin0%
Ramsey0%
Xhaka12%
Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Ozil12%
Sanchez0%
Welbeck0%
Sub - Giroud0%
Sub - Coquelin0%
Sub - Elneny0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Naijagunner2
Vital Football Comment