Arsene Wenger at Arsenal: The ridiculous statistics

Date published: Friday 20th April 2018 2:04

* Arsene Wenger is one of only two managers, alongside William Sudell, to oversee a full English league season without defeat.

* Arsene Wenger has won the FA Cup seven times, more than any other manager.

* Arsene Wenger has overseen more Premier League games than any other manager (823).

* Arsene Wenger has won more Premier League games as a manager (473) than everyone but Sir Alex Ferguson (528).

* Arsene Wenger has won more Premier League games (473) than every club except for Manchester United (627), Arsenal (541), Chelsea (535) and Liverpool (498).

* Arsene Wenger led Arsenal to 19 consecutive seasons in the Champions League (1998/99 to 2016/17) – a total only ever bettered by Real Madrid (21).

* Arsene Wenger has won 15 Premier League Manager of the Month awards, behind only Sir Alex Ferguson (27).

* Arsene Wenger has won three Premier League Manager of the Season awards, behind only Sir Alex Ferguson (11).

* Arsene Wenger is one of two managers to win the Premier League title at Old Trafford.

* Since Arsene Wenger’s appointment at Arsenal, 195 different managers have overseen a Premier League game.

* Arsene Wenger’s win percentage from his appointment to 2005/06 was 57.6%. His win percentage from 2006/07 to the current day is 57.1%.

* Arsene Wenger’s most regular opponents are Chelsea (P62 W23 D18 L21).

* Arsene Wenger won the most matches against Everton (32).

* Arsene Wenger’s lost the most matches against Manchester United (27).

* Arsene Wenger drew the most matches against Tottenham (20).

* Arsene Wenger faced Sir Alex Ferguson more times than any other manager (49).

* Sir Alex Ferguson is the only manager to beat Wenger more than nine times (23).

* Arsene Wenger won the most matches against David Moyes (21).

* Arsene Wenger drew the most matches against Harry Redknapp (11).

* Arsene Wenger is the only coach to have lost in all three major UEFA club competition finals (2006 Champions League, 2000 UEFA Cup, 1992 Cup Winners’ Cup).

* Arsene Wenger’s biggest win at Arsenal is 7-0, achieved against¬†Everton (May 2005), Middlesbrough (January 2006) and Slavia Prague (October 2007).

* Arsene Wenger’s biggest defeat at Arsenal is 8-2, suffered against Manchester United in August 2011.

* Dennis Bergkamp made the most Premier League appearances under Arsene Wenger (277), followed by Patrick Vieira (276) and Theo Walcott (270).

* Thierry Henry scored the most Premier League goals under Arsene Wenger (176), followed by Robin van Persie (96) and Dennis Bergkamp (74).

* Thierry Henry made the most Champions League appearances under Arsene Wenger (77). He also scored the most goals (35).

* Arsene Wenger has faced 124 different opponents as Arsenal manager, failing to beat just five of them: Fiorentina, PAOK Salonika, Paris Saint-Germain, Port Vale and Rotherham United.

* Arsene Wenger has faced 332 different managers throughout his entire career. Just 31 of them have beaten him more than twice.

* Arsene Wenger never signed a single Scottish player for Arsenal.

* Arsene Wenger is the only person to have managed at least one game against each of Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff and Steve Agnew.

* Arsene Wenger was the first manager to think alcohol might not be great for a professional footballer, and that a balanced diet might be.

 


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