THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

4 December 2009 ~ Hartley Sebag-ffiennes used the WSC messageboard to explain Arsène Wenger's behaviour

It pains me to read in the yellow press, or via the vulgar medium of transistor radio, reports on M. Wenger's refusal to shake hands with his opposite number, Hughes of Manchester City and aspersions cast to the effect that this represented a lack of sportsmanship or even common courtesy on the part of the eminent Alsatian. What these ill-bred disc jockeys and Grub Street scriveners fail to grasp, however, is far from displaying ill grace, M. Wenger and his young charges actually showed exquisite tact last Wednesday evening. Permit me to explain in terms that even the veriest neophyte in matters of sporting delicacy might comprehend. Read more

Related articles

Gods ignore Arsène Wenger’s desperate pleas about north London derby
  The Arsenal manager asks for help before their game with Tottenham Hotspur, but his begging falls on deaf ears Video by Tim...
Bayern Munich v Arsenal: Arsène Wenger's team struggle against big boys
    Arsenal's fragile players tried really hard in this game but Bayern Munich are too big – they're probably in...