Wenger: Everton tackles went 'over the edge'

by | 17/04/2013

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed Everton went "over the edge" in their physicality during Tuesday night's 0-0 draw at the Emirates - but has pointed the finger of blame squarely at the referee.

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Mike Powell
486 Posted 17/04/2013 at 16:46:20
Southern softies crying again about a couple of good hard tackles
James Flynn
514 Posted 17/04/2013 at 18:16:28
You know, Wenger's kind of funny.
Bob Parrington
598 Posted 18/04/2013 at 07:35:17
In New Zealand for the Women's World Championships Ice Hockey Div 2 A and glad none of Wenger's guys are in the team or these girls would have made them cry. Pretty good lookin' bunch from Australia, New Zealand, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia and Poland but.... they play it hard and fast.

Makes Wenger's comments kind of childish. Liked Moyes's comments .... you are allowed to tackle in football......... at least, in the North.

Kevin Jones
604 Posted 18/04/2013 at 08:38:41
That's right Arsene, we all saw the fleet of ambulance's picking up your brave wounded soldiers. What a tosser.
Ross Edwards
654 Posted 18/04/2013 at 13:30:15
In the 70s, those challenges would have been nothing. I would have liked to have seen Wilshere react to a Norman Hunter challenge as he would have been reduced to tears.

Football has gone soft, and it is sad to see.

Barry Thompson
702 Posted 18/04/2013 at 19:44:17
Said it before and I'll say it again, shithouse team, shithouse manager and shithouse fans, fantastic stadium though.
Barry Curran
705 Posted 18/04/2013 at 19:51:13
After watching the game again today, I realized Arsenal are worse than Man Utd. They cried at every decision, even after like-for-like fouls.

And as for Gibbo's booking, he won the ball cleanly, yet they still want him sent off! Bunch of yaps.

Steavey Buckley
933 Posted 19/04/2013 at 17:43:28
Wenger is suffering the effects of not being successful for some time. But when it came to unacceptable behaviour on the field, he did not mind Patrick Vieira 'dishing' it out with tackles that had that ouch effect on the opposition. In those days, when Vieira was about, Arsenal were winning trophies.

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