Wenger: Game is cleaner now

BY foxsports • November 13, 2011

The amount of live football action has increased hugely in the last couple of decades. And Wenger feels that the cameras in the grounds have been hugely beneficial to the game. "The cameras have done a lot of good work for the game," Wenger told Arsenal's official website. "Football has cleaned up its act because it was dirtier 25 years ago. "It is much cleaner today because everything in Europe is checked. I remember having played some games in Europe 25 years ago and away from home it was not all clean because it was not filmed. "Football is much cleaner and the players know each other better. "When I was a young coach football was more localised and less global. "People didn't know each other so well and they hated each other much more because we were from one place and not from another. "Today even in the hardest derbies you have people greeting each other before a game - you couldn't see that 25 years ago. The tank of hate was much bigger than it is now before the big games. That has changed."

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