STEVE STAMMERS OF THE SUNDAY MIRROR LOOKS AHEAD TO BAYERN MUNICH v ARSENAL
Steve Stammers of The Sunday Mirror looks ahead to the second leg of Arsenal's Champions League last 16 clash against Bayern Munich, examines the Gunners' defensive problems and whether Arsene Wenger's men can force their way back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League.
“IT WAS A MIX OF ANGER, DEFIANCE AND CONFRONTATION” – Daniel Taylor of the Guardianfootballwriters.co.uk looks at the media coverage of Arsene Wenger’s most amazing press conference
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
TWO THINGS took the assembled football writers attending Arsene Wenger’s press conference on the eve of Arsenal’s Champions League tie against Bayern Munich by surprise. Firstly, that a manager known for being so helpful to the media suddenly turned on the French equivalent of the hair-dryer and secondly, that a story about him being offered a new two-year deal upset him so much.
Philippe Auclair of France Football looks ahead to Arsenal v Bayern MunichPhilippe Auclair of France Football on the chances of "schizophrenic" Arsenal producing their best to topple European giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
JAMES OLLEY OF THE EVENING STANDARD PREVIEWS ARSENAL v BAYERN MUNICHJames Olley, chief football writer of the London Evening Standard, examines Arsene Wenger's claim that if his team are able to beat Bayern Munich, then Arsenal can go on and win the Champions League.
My Week: Dan TolhurstPICTURE: Dan Tolhurst and Arsène Wenger at a pre-match media conference.
Dan Tolhurst. Communications Manager, Arsenal, on a major decision about CBeebies...problems with a chunky monkey...and a happy boss
I’m proud to say that I’ve been Communications Manager/Press Officer at Arsenal for nearly 14 years. I joined Arsenal just after the Double’season of 1997/98. Since then, a lot has changed in football and at Arsenal, including a new training ground and a new stadium, but thankfully all the while with just one manager.
Arsene Wenger TributeArsene Wenger became the latest recipient of the FWA Tribute Award when he was honoured at The Savoy on January 16th.
The Arsenal manager, pictured receiving his award from FWA Chairman Gerry Cox, joined a long line of football legends to have been honoured for their contribution to the game.