Date: 12th November 2008 at 10:47pm
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News broke yesterday night after Arsenal’s glorious 3-0 demolition of Wigan, that Chelsea’s number two, Ray Wilkins, thought Arsenal disrespects the Carling Cup by playing a vibrant and entertaining youth side.

Wilkins told The Sun: “It`s all about winning trophies when you`re a big club.

‘The fact we`ve won the Carling Cup twice in the last four years and Arsenal have won none justifies our policy’

“You enter a competition to win the competition. Why go into it if you`re not concerned whether you win it?’

“Playing a young or weakened team undermines the value of the competition.”

“And we have not and will not do that. We want to win it, big time.”

At first I felt that a little jealously was deeply rooted in Rays comments, but tonight I can do nothing but laugh at the wanker. Chelsea played a pretty much full strength side at home to the Mighty Burnley and lost 5-4 on penalties. So much for winning big. I hope he feels proud of his comments now because while Arsenal fans left the stadium last night ecstatic about the young players they just witnessed, Chelsea fans will leave the Bridge tonight in disappointment. Wilkins comments were out of line and completely disrespectful, and now he just looks like a fool. Well done Ray!