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Arsenal To Punish Iwobi For Partying Hours Before FA Cup Exit

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed Alex Iwobi will be fined by the club after the midfielder partied into the early hours of Saturday, a day before Arsenal’s shocking FA Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest. The 21-year-old forward was filmed dancing with friends at a rented Airbnb in Soho, Central London at 2.37am on Saturday, according to The Sun UK. The video was uploaded to Snapchat and it was captioned “Shouldn’t Iwobi be sleeping?”. Neighbours were said to have complained about the noise from the party.…

Wenger Gets Three-Match Touchline Ban, Fined £40,000 For Criticising Referee Decisions

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been given a three-match touchline ban and fined £40,000 for his behaviour in the referee's changing room after Sunday's game against West Brom. The Football Association said Wenger admitted "his language and behaviour was abusive, improper and questioned the integrity" of referee Mike Dean. The Frenchman was angered by the award of an 89th-minute penalty for handball against Arsenal's Calum Chambers. West Brom scored to earn a 1-1 draw. Wenger will serve the first game of his…

Wenger Confirms Signing Of Greek Defender Mavropanos

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the English Premier League side would sign Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from PAS Giannina in the current transfer window. Mavropanos will complete a move to the Emirates Stadium this week in a deal worth around 2 million pounds. Speaking about the deal after Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday, Wenger said: “Yes (he is joining us), but he’s not ready to play for us. We’ll give him out on loan.” The 20-year-old Greek has impressed at both ends in his…

Liberia: The Rise Of George Weah

George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. Number one is George Weah’s popularity. The first African footballer to win the Ballon D’or, FIFA Player of the Year, three-time African Footballer of the Year, ex-Monaco, ex-Paris Saint-Germain, ex-AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester City, former protégé of Arsene Wenger, virtually every football fan in Nigeria had a feeling of connection with the Liberian football…