May 30, 2014

Wenger, Arsenal finalize three-year contract

Arsene Wenger signed a new three-year deal to manage Arsenal until 2017, renewing his commitment to the club on Friday after ending a nine-year trophy drought. The new deal was announced by Arsenal to the London Stock Exchange and will take Wenger into his ...

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Jan 28, 2014

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said Monday he expected manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract when the Frenchman’s current deal expires at the end of this season. The 64-year-old Wenger is currently the Premier League’s longest-serving manager, having joined north London side ...

Wenger thinks Ferguson could return to managing

Oct 26, 2013

Wenger thinks Ferguson could return to managing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday said he wouldn’t be surprised to see Alex Ferguson go back on his decision to retire. Former Manchester United manager Ferguson quit Old Trafford at the end of last season after 26½ years in charge. The Scot was ...

Akpom lifts Arsenal with late tally against Urawa

Jul 26, 2013

Akpom lifts Arsenal with late tally against Urawa

by Andrew Mckirdy

A late defensive mix-up denied Urawa Reds an exhibition-match draw with Arsenal as the Premier League heavyweights ran out 2-1 winners on Friday night. Arsenal took the field at Saitama Stadium with a strong lineup featuring England internationals Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere, but ...

Wenger's time with Nagoya still resonates

Jul 25, 2013

Wenger's time with Nagoya still resonates

by Shigemi Sato

Nearly 20 years after his brief stay in Japan, Arsene Wenger’s influence still echoes, following its rise from a backwater of world soccer to one of its emerging powers. The serious Frenchman left a lasting impression not only on his colleagues at Nagoya Grampus, ...

May 5, 2013

Wenger says he plans to remain with Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has no intention of leaving Arsenal before his current contract expires, he said on Friday and indicated he could yet stay with the club beyond 2014. The 63-year-old Frenchman, the Gunners’ manager since 1996, has recently been linked to a move to ...