LMA Service To Football Award Goes To Arsène Wenger
LMA Service To Football Award Goes To Arsène Wenger

LMA Service To Football Award Goes To Arsène Wenger

Former Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger was presented with the League Managers Association Service to Football Award.

The award was handed to him by England Manager and LMA President Gareth Southgate, at Wembley Stadium.

Gareth presented Arsène with a hand-crafted silver salver, commissioned by Thomas Lyte, appointed Goldsmiths and Silversmiths to Her Majesty The Queen.

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On the career achievements of Arsène Wenger, LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson said: “Arsène’s contribution to English football has been hugely important to the advancement of the national game since he arrived at Arsenal Football Club in 1996.

It is our privilege to bestow upon him the LMA Service to Football Award in recognition of his magnificent achievements.

“On behalf of his peers in the LMA, I thank him for his dedication to the profession and hope he will continue to have an impact on the game for many years to come.

LMA Chief Executive Richard Bevan added: “The LMA is proud to recognise Arsène’s remarkable career in football management.

The role of the football manager has changed beyond recognition since Arsène’s first match at Highbury in 1996, but his profound influence on the game over the past 22 years means he truly deserves the admiration of his fellow practitioners in football.”