Arsène Wenger’s said some funny shit over the last 18 years. In 2002, Alex Ferguson said his Man United side was better than Arsène’s title-winning team. Ferguson then claimed he’d sent Wenger an apology for saying it. When asked if he’d received the apology, Wenger said:
The lure of football stats, facts and strange allegiances
Written by Darren Douglas
This week the Premier League was big news due to the announcement that Sky and BT Sport have paid £5.1bn for the rights to air live games for the 2016/17-2018/19 seasons. Many reactions emboldened the ongoing and just cause for fans to see lower ticket prices. And no wonder, football is rife with money but as in life the distribution of it tends to be top heavy. Due to this I've often been drawn to the plights and successes of the clubs aiming to punch above their weight, by maximising resources on the pitch and through the coaching staff.
Harry Kane, the man that Spurs fans seem to have appointed the future of their beloved club. And who knows, maybe he is the future of the England team as well. It is currently February and Kane has managed 28 goals in all competitions, at only 21 his rise has been meteoric.
So there we have it. The dust has settled, Jim White has packed his yellow tie away, Harry Redknapp has rolled his car window back up. The window has shut. On a day where we feel like nothing is happening and Sky Sports News try and convince us that a huge amount is happening we at 90minutesonline take a step back from the scramble and ask: What did happen on transfer deadline day?
It was a simpler time, it was a better time. What time period exactly am I talking about? I’m not sure. A few years ago, yesteryear, a while back. Whatever you want to call it, it’s a time before things were the way they are now...