Tag: wenger

The disputed genius of Arsène Wenger

This feature is part of The Masterminds To talk of Arsène Wenger’s effect on Arsenal Football Club would be to talk of man who led the club into the brave new world…

Arsène, meet Ralf: directors of football for the unaware

There are moments in which answers to inquiries that we ourselves have posed are brought home to us with such acute clarity that we instantly acknowledge the involvement of destiny. “Director of…

Why we mustn’t force managers to change their style

Recently, I was at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona and my mind couldn’t help but wander off to football. This moment came when I was inspecting Pablo Picasso’s Las Meninas collection. In…

The striking similarities between Arsenal and England

If I were to argue that England were the Arsenal of international football, who would I be insulting? On face value it’s Arsenal right? Some may say England. The answer is neither,…