Arsenal memories: 1998
This week in 1998…. Arsene Wenger blamed the recent international break for his side s lacklustre display in their 1-1 home draw with bottom club Southampton. Nicolas Anelka fired the hosts into the lead but Arsenal missed a host of chances before they we
This week in 1998....
Arsene Wenger blamed the recent international break for his side's lacklustre display in their 1-1 home draw with bottom club Southampton.
Nicolas Anelka fired the hosts into the lead but Arsenal missed a host of chances before they were pegged back by former Tottenham midfielder David Howells' second half equaliser - Saints' first away goal of the season.
"We had 15 players away, from Tunisia to Bulgaria," moaned Wenger. "They thought of everything for two weeks except Arsenal against Southampton.
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"It's not acceptable to lose players to play against the Faroe Islands or San Marino when you have to pay the consequences."
Meanwhile, Patrick Vieira vows NOT to change his ways - despite picking up 26 bookings and two red cards in two years.
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'Sometimes I don't think until it is too late but I won't change my determination on the pitch, I won't change my game," he said. "When I have a bad moment or get a yellow card, I don't care about that. I have to have the contact. I am a winner.'