Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 3/21/13
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has distanced himself from inflammatory comments made by his father in a Polish newspaper. In an interview with Przeglad Sportowy, Maciej Szczesny accused Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger of using his son as a scapegoat for the club's poor season. Maciej Szczesny's made the comments after Wojciech was dropped for the second leg of Arsenal's Champions League tie with Bayern Munich last week, with Wenger claiming the 22-year-old had been "mentally affected" by the number of games played. The Poland international was then put on the bench for the Barclays Premier League win at Swansea, where Lukasz Fabianski kept a second consecutive clean sheet. Although currently on international duty, Wojciech Szczesny responded to his father's outburst in a statement posted on Arsenal's official website. "I would like to apologise for the comments made by my father which have been used by both Polish and English media," he said. "I'd like to make it clear tha...
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