On this day: Bergkamp, Reyes, Henry, Jens and hilarious time-wasting - football

On this day: Bergkamp, Reyes, Henry, Jens and hilarious time-wasting



The Arsenal players versus Unai Emery thing continues again this morning as one unnamed squad member says ‘I had forgotten what real football was’, while the former boss says all the players are ‘stinky bum faces with poo breath’.
This thing looks set to run and run and … nah, that should be that at this point. The team will have returned from Dubai now and will get down to the serious business of preparing for Newcastle on Sunday. It’s a home game, we’ve had our fun in the sun, but now it’s time to start winning again. More on all that later in the week.
As it’s still the Winterlull, it’s very quiet so I thought I’d go back in time and relive a few stories from this very day in the past. FEB 12th 2003
Newcastle player Laurent Robert is full of high drama after he is sent off against Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park. He stood over a free kick, denying the opportunity for us to take it quickly, and Dennis Bergkamp made sure the ref saw it by kicking the ball against the Frenchman. Having just been booked for a crude challenge on Lauren, the ref gave him a second yellow, leading to Robert saying of Dennis:
He was very cunning and unfortunately for me, the referee fell in the trap. I had just equalised, I had had a great game and I took this booking as a staggering blow.
I’m not sure how cunning it is to take a quick free kick when some dope is standing in front of the ball. It’s not lik...
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