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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger plays in inaugural match at the Thierry Roland stadium

  • Arsene Wenger played in the inaugural match at Thierry Roland stadium in Paris
  • New facility is named in honour of the French commentator who died in 2012 
  • It is first facility of its type in the northern suburb of Seine-saint-denis

Arsene Wenger donned his football boots to take part in a charity match at the new Thierry Roland Stadium in northern Paris.

The former Arsenal boss played for the Variétés club de France – of whom Roland had been president for 32 years – for a match against FC Coubron, winning 7-1.

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