Pires started in Arsenal match against Aston Villa in Highbury.
Pires tucked away a glorious goal in the 17th minute following Dennis Bergkamp's perceptive pass.
Wenger on Pires:"He is getting strong and stronger. He tired a bit in final part of the game."
11/23/02 Pires scored a goal! Arsenal lost 3-2
Arsenal lost to Southampton 3-2 in St Mary's Stadium.
Pires came on as a substitute in the 72nd minute. 7 minutes later Pires saw his initial header saved by Niemi the goal keeper, but he converted to rebound and scored his premiere premiership goal this season.
11/16/02 Arsenal- Tottenham 3-0!
Robert Pires came in as a substitute in the 26 minute, he replaced Dennis Bergkamp. Robert Pires was everywhere in the field, he was fantastic. Pires was really determined to score, he didn't score but he fed Wiltord the 3rd goal: Pires' pass found Henry running into the ares. Keller rushed out to block but the ball fell to Pires just outside the area. Rather than shoot he spotted Wiltord unmarked on the edge of the six-yard box. Wiltord gave Arsenal the 3rd goal!
11/6/02Robert Pires scored his first Premier League goal this season! Pires' goal came when Kolo Toure was fouled near the left-hand byline. Van Bronckhorst took the free-kick and laid the ball back to Pires just outside the area. Pires' side-footed drive arrowed into the net via the fingertips of Sunderland keeper Jurgen Macho.