Backpage Roundup: Bayern Dealt Ribery Blow, Robben Doubtful too, Hoeness Divulges Bavarians’ Attempts to Sign Wenger, Jenkinson Wants UCL Stay and More

Bayern Dealt Ribery Blow, Robben Doubtful too Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has injured his ankle and will not play any part in his club’s upcoming UEFA Champions League clash with Arsenal. The 29-year-old Frenchman strained a ligament in his left ankle during the Bavarians’ 3-2 defeat of Fortuna Dusseldorf at the weekend. In addition […]

Van Persie could warm bench for Holland

There’s a hot Dutch debate taking place across the sea concerning Arsenal’s Robin van Persie and Schalke’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. It appears the nation’s football supporters are divided over who should start as striker for the upcoming Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine. In one corner we have the 28-year-old Golden-Boot winner van Persie, who […]

Will Wenger be Satisfied with FIFA’s new Insurance offer?

Over the years, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has done his fair share of complaining over international fixtures. This is mainly because many players are injured while playing for their countries and return to their clubs on crutches. You can’t really blame him, but he also says young players need to gain experience and what better […]