Ian Wright joined Arsenal in 1991 and went on to become a club legend, scoring 185 goals in 288 games and helping the London team to a Premier League and FA Cup double in 1998.
The former England striker was already at Highbury when Arsene Wenger arrived in 1996 and led the club through an era of domestic success and scintillating football.
Now, with Wenger's Arsenal in apparent crisis following the 3-1 defeat by Bayern Munich, CNN Football Club asked one of the club's greatest ever players your questions. FULL POST
Young sports fans don’t know how good they have it these days. When I was growing up in England, there was none of the wall-to-wall HD TV coverage that exists of almost every sport now.
There was no Internet, no cable or satellite, no ESPN or Sky Sports and certainly no CNN World Sport. We didn’t know what we were missing; in hindsight, the bad news was that there wasn’t much sport on TV, the good news was that you were avidly drawn to whatever there was. Saturation wasn’t anyone’s concern.
And, be it football, golf, boxing, cricket or tennis, the top performers quickly became household names.
In Britain, it was hard to avoid Wimbledon every summer and it was impossible to miss the brash, angry young New Yorker John McEnroe. FULL POST