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FIFA name Arsene Wenger global football development chief

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP |  Arsene Wenger has been named FIFA’s chief of global football development, the governing body announced on Wednesday. In a statement, FIFA said the former Arsenal and Monaco coach would be responsible for the growth of the game “for both men and women around the world”, …

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Wenger bids farewell to stadium he helped build

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger will bid farewell to a stadium he helped to build in more ways than one when he leads Arsenal at the Emirates for the final time at home to Burnley on Sunday. Wenger’s final season after 22 years in charge is destined to …

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‘Sad’ Wenger defends Ozil after Atletico defeat

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Arsene Wenger was left devastated by Arsenal’s Europa League defeat to Atletico Madrid on Thursday but made a staunch defence of midfielder Mesut Ozil. Ozil’s performance was heavily criticised by former Arsenal defender Martin Keown, who said the German had cried “crocodile tears” after the …

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Departing Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off “peacefully” but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho. Wenger, 68, made the surprise announcement last week that he will end his 21-year …

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