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Wenger Breaks Ferguson's Premier League Record

Arsene Wenger Breaks Sir Alex Ferguson's Premier League Record

By SL International - Jan 02, 2018 09:00 AM

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger broke a Premier League record previously held by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Click through the gallery above to see the five head coaches who have managed the most games in the Premier League.

The Frenchman surpassed the former Red Devils legend in games managed in the Premier League when the Gunners took on West Bromwich Albion on New Year's Eve.

Wenger has now managed 811 EPL matches, surpassing Ferguson's 810 games, and the Scottish tactician was quick to congratulate the Frenchman.

"I applaud Arsene on surpassing my record of managing 810 Premier League games," Ferguson said via the League Managers' Association.
 
"It is a fantastic milestone which has required the highest standards of dedication and professional management to achieve. I doubt his record, whatever it turns out to be, will ever be beaten.
 
"Congratulations on a truly remarkable career and great service to football and Arsenal FC."
 
 
Do you think Wenger's record will ever be matched? Have your say in the comments section below.


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ardil.alleyinteriors@gmail.com Joined: 01 May 2017
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ardil.alleyinteriors@gmail.com Jan 02, 2018 11:15 PM
Come on people yes he Wenger hasn't won as many trophies as he should of considering the amount of games he was in charge for. Having said that it's a fantastic milestone to achieve in a fickle and tough league like the Premier League. Good on the owners to stick with their manager. How many clubs today will do that not many. Having said that just like Fergusons tactics is out dated so is Wenger and maybe now is the time to give another manager a chance to move Arsenal forward. We have in South African football as well in Jomo Cosmos. What has Jomo achieved being the longest manager. Should he not hand over the reigns to another coach?
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Izec247 Joined: 08 May 2012
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Izec247 Jan 02, 2018 04:58 PM
He broke the record of matches. No where close in terms of trophies
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SIBONISO259@GMAIL.COM Jan 02, 2018 02:29 PM
with this number of games he should have a strong team in the world
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Golden Boots Jan 02, 2018 01:25 PM
LOL! This has got to be the most shameful record given what he has achieved at Arsenal. Only the year of the invincibles was great but even then they were proven otherwise via champions league!
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Ruud-Krol(mugabel) Jan 02, 2018 12:23 PM
Useless meaningless record.
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TrueLegend Jan 02, 2018 12:18 PM
No chance but he is destroying Arsenal now.
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Jan 02, 2018 12:10 PM
Hate to say this as a Gunner, but so what? Fergi has all the records that count. Will the old man retire now?Please?
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Ambzo Jan 02, 2018 11:16 AM
That's the only fergi's record he will break as for winning trophies dololo but well done old name not many leave to tell breaking fergi's record
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Faysal Jan 02, 2018 11:10 AM
Congrats my coach mr bean
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Mefoko Jan 02, 2018 09:36 AM
And nothing special ant this cowch
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Pep G junior Jan 02, 2018 09:24 AM
He hasnt done bad. He has produced good football in a physical league and maintained the standard for decades. He has produced many good footballers. He might need to win some silverware if he needs to be one of the greatest managers.
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timelessmessi Jan 02, 2018 09:15 AM
Mourinho is laughing that record surely
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rendzo1 Jan 02, 2018 09:15 AM
And nothing to show for it

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