London - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains unrepentant over
recent comments about penalty decisions against the Gunners after the FA asked
the Frenchman to clarify his position.
"I maintain what I said in the press conference - 100
percent," Wenger said.
"I try to serve this game with honesty and integrity and
when I have something to say I will say it."
Wenger said referees were living in the dark ages and even
siding against his team after a series of refereeing decisions - including
against West Brom on Sunday and Chelsea on Wednesday - cost Arsenal dearly.
Before the game against Chelsea Wenger said: "What is
frustrating for me is that it happened many times this season - at Stoke, at
Watford, at Manchester City, at West Brom. That is a concerning coincidence for
And Wenger was swift to raise the stakes again after the
draw with top-four rivals Chelsea, saying the penalty count against Arsenal was