"We are starting to see Mr Wenger's comments beginning to influence referees which is a shame," Fletcher said. "Now we have to raise our game and ensure these decisions are not affecting the match.
Fast forward a couple of weeks;
“I don’t want to sound big-headed but I’ve never come up against anyone who has torn me to shreds,” said Fletcher.
“The only time that’s happened has been in training against Roy Keane and Paul Scholes. I watch how good Lampard, Fabregas and Gerrard are but when we play them I think ‘Right, I’m going to see how good you really are! I’m going to get against you and see how you like it. And when you’ve not got the ball I’m still going to get about you and see how you like it. I’m going to ask you ‘Do you fancy it? Do you like getting kicked? Do you like the fact I am going to be at you for the whole 90 minutes?’ As soon as you get the ball I am going to be in your face. You are not going to like it one bit. Are you ready for that because that’s what’s going to happen’
Maybe this is the reason ref's pick on you Darren!
Keep it Goonerish...............