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'Arsenal Till I Die'

'Arsenal Till I Die'

As the 300 or so Gooners packed into the Gunners pub were stunned into silence, as the referee's whistle signaled the passing of the European crown from Merseyside to Barcelona, two lone Gunners opened up their vocal chords as a mark of respect to the battling performance delivered by a 10 man Arsenal.

The majority of fans remained shocked into silence or quickly left at the final whistle & understandably so, I mean who needs camera's flashing in your face after witnessing such a heartbreaking defeat?

However, two Gooners found it within themselves to roar one final song for the boys.

'ARSENAL TILL I DIE' came from deep within their souls. Consumed with pride & filled with tears the pair sang on. The singing progressed into screaming, wanting everyone to know they are Gooners and proud.

The great thing about football is the unity & solidarity it brings in victory or defeat, the togetherness the pair found in the face of obsurdity is something unique to the football fan.

The strange thing is, I'd never met the gut before, I never asked his name & he never asked mine. The fact that I found solace in a complete stranger is exactly why it's great to be a gooner & the Arsenal family will live for evermore.

I will never forget the night I stood hand in hand with a brother I'd never met and declared that I would follow my beloved Arsenal till I ceased to be.

If, by some chance in a million, my anonymous new friend reads my two-bit articles on Vital-Arsenal, then I urge you to get in touch, because I'd love to buy you a pint.

'ARSENAL TILL I DIE'







PS, I'd just like to point out that if there were other Gooners singing at full time then I apologise, I was in a world of my own and only saw what was infront of me. Cheers


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Friday May 19 2006
Time: 12:58AM

Comments

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I may not have been there but my heart is always with the gunners and I will also be one long after I cease to live on planet earth. ADEALIDE AUSTRALIA. Go you gunners
alwaysgunner
19/05/2006 04:37:00
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nO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS I AM ALWAYS A GUNNER.Even if we loose my heart will always be with them
kenyanrudeboy
19/05/2006 06:31:00
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No trophies this year? How embarrasing! HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
Onnors
19/05/2006 07:32:00
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Please stop its bringing tears to my eyes yeah right tears of laughter get in there Barca!!!!!!
Englands no1
19/05/2006 08:14:00
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I f**king love this team!!! Great read!!! COME ON!!!!
jim_the_gooner
19/05/2006 09:21:00
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did anybody on here go?
green giant 12
19/05/2006 14:34:00
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Loved the article. I just sang in my head through the tears of disappointment and also pride, as i was on my own in the living room!
itsup4grabsnow
19/05/2006 15:28:00
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Onnors - You're either Spurs, Man U or Chelsea. Either way your comments are ridiculous. If your Spurs - When did you last win a trophy? If you're Man U - You won the Carling Cup this year (funny in itself) and havent won the PL for over 3 years. If your Chelsea - Your history is so short my 3 year old niece remembers it.
Rocky7
19/05/2006 17:17:00
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well said rocky7. anyway good goal from sol but it just werent to be.
mattyjones
19/05/2006 20:24:00
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Nice comeback Rocky, to sing after the whistle is great, I just changed the channel at the whistle, I was already heartbroken and to see the trophie waved around would have been worse, but nevertheless im greatly proud of the team, and Henry's decision today shows that even more. 'ARSENAL TILL I DIE' we should all say that.
gunner-minesh
19/05/2006 20:38:00
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