Robert Pirès

Born: October 29, 1973 (age 43)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Reims, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Attacking midfield
Career History
Senior2010-2011Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 118 articles about Robert Pirès. Articles 1 to 40:
Lens Lehmann attends the After Match Dinner of 'Match against Poverty' at the Restaurant 'Das weisse Haus' on December 13, 2011
Robert Pires, Gilberto Silva back Jens Lehmann's return to Arsenal
Former Arsenal players Robert Pires and Gilberto Silva hail the decision to bring Jens Lehmann back to the club as a first-team coach.
Jul 25, 22:41
Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal training gear in July 2017
Robert Pires: 'Alexandre Lacazette needs time to adapt'
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires warns that new club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette may need months to adapt to the Premier League.
Jul 22, 17:03
Thomas Lemar and Jesus Navas during the Champions League match between AS Monaco and Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Robert Pires: 'Thomas Lemar is one of the best French players around'
Robert Pires says that Thomas Lemar is one of the best French players around at the moment amid rumours linking the Monaco star to Arsenal.
Jul 17, 22:12
French Youri Djorkaeff waves to the crowd after the football exhibition match between France's 1998 World Cup champions and a world selection team, on July 12, 2008
Result: France win inaugural Star Sixes competition in London
France triumph at the Betsafe Star Sixes competition after beating Denmark 2-1 in the final of the at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Jul 16, 22:00
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Robert Pires: 'Kylian Mbappe would suit Arsenal if he joins'
Robert Pires wants to see former club Arsenal spend big to end their wait for Premier League glory, with "very good" Kylian Mbappe thought to be among their targets.
Jun 21, 15:01
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Robert Pires expects Arsenal to sign Kylian Mbappe from AS Monaco
Robert Pires believes that France international Kylian Mbappe will make a seamless transition from AS Monaco to Arsenal if he makes the switch this summer.
Apr 28, 19:43
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe lines up ahead of the Champions League game against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Robert Pires urges Kylian Mbappe to stay at AS Monaco
Former Arsenal attacker Robert Pires tells Kylian Mbappe to turn down interest from the likes of Real Madrid to continue at AS Monaco.
Mar 29, 18:21
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires: 'Arsene Wenger must extend Arsenal contract'
Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes that it is imperative for Arsene Wenger to remain at the North London club beyond the end of the season.
Mar 24, 14:49
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires confirms Alexis Sanchez stormed out of Arsenal training
Robert Pires confirms that Alexis Sanchez did walk out of Arsenal training last week following a row with a teammate.
Mar 8, 10:40
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires urges Arsenal to spend more
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires warns that the club risk getting left behind if they do not begin to spend more in the transfer market.
Mar 7, 16:27
An assortment of Arsenal players react at the end of their Champions League game against PSG on November 23, 2016
Robert Pires: 'Arsenal need more English players to win title'
Robert Pires suggests that the missing piece of Arsenal's title-winning jigsaw is a lack of talented English players, such as the crop of individuals he played alongside.
Feb 3, 20:59
Arsene Wenger strikes a pose on September 24, 2016
Robert Pires: 'I cannot see Arsene Wenger as England manager'
Robert Pires says that he cannot "imagine" Arsene Wenger taking charge of England.
Oct 6, 12:39
Kanu of Arsenal scores a goal during the Carling Cup fourth round match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Highbury on December 2, 2003
Kanu in embarrassing blunder before scoring hat-trick in Arsenal Legends match
Kanu makes an embarrassing blunder as he includes himself in the starting XI of an Arsenal Legends charity match, but goes on to score a hat-trick against Milan Glorie.
Sep 3, 17:00
Lucas Perez of Real Club Deportivo in action during the Teresa Herrera Trophy match between Real Sporting de Gijon and Real Club Deportivo at estadio Municipal de Riazar on August 10, 2014
Lucas Perez inspired by legendary Arsenal players of the past
New Arsenal striker Lucas Perez reveals that he "really admired" Jose Antonio Reyes when growing up, and now hopes to follow in his footsteps by winning the title.
Sep 2, 12:22
Jamie Vardy is having a party during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Robert Pires: 'Jamie Vardy would be making a step up by joining Arsenal'
Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes that Jamie Vardy would be making a "step up" in his career by leaving Leicester City and joining the Gunners.
Jun 14, 21:16
Moussa Sissoko of Newcastle United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Moussa Sissoko wants "beautiful Arsenal" move
Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko reveals that he is desperate to leave St James' Park this summer to join "the beautiful Arsenal".
Jun 7, 16:26
Arsene Wenger serves the sass during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Alex Ferguson defends Arsene Wenger's "fantastic" Arsenal record
Sir Alex Ferguson claims that Arsene Wenger has proved that he is an "outstanding coach" by sticking to what he believes in despite supporters' frustrations.
May 28, 12:37
Arsenal's French midfielder Robert Pires celebrates his goal against Tottenham during their Premier League football clash at White Hart Lane in north London, 25 April 2004
Robert Pires's seven-year-old son Theo signs for Arsenal academy
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires confirms on social media that Theo, his seven-year-old son, has signed a contract with the Arsenal academy.
May 21, 19:43
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on February 28, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to be TV pundit for beIN Sports during Euro 2016
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lands a TV punditry role at beIN Sports for the European Championships in France.
Mar 2, 15:43
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Former Arsenal, France midfielder Robert Pires retires from football
Former Arsenal and France midfielder Robert Pires announces his retirement from football at the age of 42.
Feb 25, 14:13
Scott Dann of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on December 7, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park.
Dec 11, 16:07
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Robert Pires wants Victor Wanyama at Arsenal
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama would be the perfect signing for Arsenal, according to former Gunners midfielder Robert Pires.
Dec 6, 15:18
David Beckham looks on during his visit Hangzhou Huanglong Stadium on June 22, 2013
David Beckham joins Sir Alex Ferguson for Grassroot Soccer charity gala
David Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson join guests at the Grassroots Soccer charity gala for World AIDS Day.
Dec 2, 11:12
Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 21, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Dinamo Zagreb
Sports Mole previews the Champions League match between Arsenal and Dinamo Zagreb in Group F.
Nov 23, 17:58
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires concerned for Arsenal's Champions League hopes
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires suggests that Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiacos could try to frustrate the Gunners in their next two Champions League outings.
Nov 23, 11:53
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires: 'Injuries could dent Arsenal title hopes'
Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires claims that the club's injury list could harm their Premier League title charge this season.
Nov 19, 12:21
Arsenal's Robert Pires (top) and Mathieu Flamini (R) congratulate Thierry Henry after he scored the opening goal against Chelsea during the Premiership match on December 12, 2004
Robert Pires tips Thierry Henry to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Robert Pires tips his former Arsenal teammate Thierry Henry to be in the running to take over from Arsene Wenger as manager of the club.
Nov 14, 16:05
Black ribbons are put out for players to wear at European Tour qualifying school on November 14, 2015 after the terror attacks in Paris
Zinedine Zidane, Patrick Vieira pull out of Old Trafford charity match
Zinedine Zidane and Patrick Vieira withdraw from a charity match due to Friday's terror attacks in Paris, while Robert Pires and Mikael Silvestre opt to play a part.
Nov 14, 15:44
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires: 'Arsenal can win the league'
Former Arsenal man Robert Pires believes that the current crop of players has what it takes to win the league.
Nov 7, 12:28
Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Paul Scholes scores trademark long-range goal in charity match
Paul Scholes lights up a charity match in Hong Kong by picking out the bottom corner with one of his trademark strikes 35 yards from goal.
Oct 16, 15:25
Emmanuel Adebayor of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on January 1, 2014
Where next for Emmanuel Adebayor?
Following his recent release by Tottenham Hotspur, Sports Mole takes a look at where Emmanuel Adebayor's next move could take him.
Sep 14, 12:17
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On this day: Arsenal hammer Middlesbrough on Sol Campbell's debut
Fourteen years ago today, Sol Campbell made his competitive Arsenal debut in a 4-0 victory away at Middlesbrough.
Aug 18, 08:00
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires: 'Petr Cech can help Arsenal win title'
Robert Pires believes that goalkeeper Petr Cech can help Arsenal win the Premier League title next season.
Jul 12, 13:57
French captain Zinedine Zidane (L) scores France's equaliser against England during their opening match at the European Nations football championships at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon on 13 June 2004
On this day: Late Zinedine Zidane double stuns England at Euro 2004
On this day 11 years ago, England saw a one-goal lead slip away in stoppage time against France at Euro 2004, as Zinedine Zidance struck twice to salvage three points.
Jun 13, 08:00
Tomas Rosicky of Arsenal celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON Third Round match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on January 6, 2007
On this day: Tomas Rosicky joins Arsenal
Nine years ago today, Arsenal completed the signing of Czech Republic international Tomas Rosicky from Borussia Dortmund.
May 23, 08:00
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Lewis Hamilton joins Thierry Henry, Robert Pires in five-a-side match
F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton plays alongside Arsenal legends Robert Pires and Sol Campbell in a five-a-side game against a team captained by Thierry Henry.
May 12, 11:44
Thierry Henry of Arsenal celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Highbury on May 7, 2006
On this day: Arsenal snatch fourth spot ahead of Tottenham Hotspur
On this day in 2006, Arsenal snatched the fourth and final Champions League spot with a 4-2 victory over Wigan Athletic in their last game at Highbury.
May 7, 08:00
Arsenal players celebrates winning the 2003/2004 Football Premier League after drawing 2-2 with Tottenham in their Premier League clash at White Hart Lane in north London, 25 April 2004
On this day: Arsenal's Invincibles secure Premier League title at White Hart Lane
Sports Mole looks back at Arsenal's 2003-04 title-winning success at the home of their great rivals Tottenham Hotspur, on this day 11 years ago.
Apr 25, 08:00
Robert Pires looks on during an Arsenal training session at London Colney on September 30, 2013
Robert Pires: 'Mesut Ozil has proven doubters wrong'
Arsenal legend Robert Pires claims that Mesut Ozil has silenced the critics with his form this year.
Apr 11, 17:50
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger applauds while wearing his ridiculously oversized coat on February 15, 2015
Arsene Wenger: "You smell that we can score goals"
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feels that his side are confident every time they press forward because of the quality they have in the final third of the pitch.
Apr 6, 05:22



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
8Burnley62316519
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Southampton622245-18
12Arsenal521278-17
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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