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Normal Service Has Resumed

Normal Service Has Resumed

After a season and a bit of really weird results with regards to the North London rivalry, it finally appears that 'Normal Service Has Resumed'.

Arch rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, last year pushed the mighty Gunners closer to winning the North London bragging rights than they have in the previous ten campaigns, some Gooners even worried that the Spuds may even be close to over taking us with regards to overall play and league positions.

To be fair, Tottenham did have an excellent season last year, finally, after an extremely long absence getting the lilywhites back into Europe, but even at their best, they couldn't edge past a below par Arsenal.

The 12 months of gloating and taunts from that lot up the road was only made bearable by a last day reprieve, that rather aptly saw the last ever game at Highbury finish in the Gunners pipping Spurs to that vital Champions League spot.

Few Gooners thought Spurs could repeat their Champions League place challenge this season, but almost all Spuds believed it possible. However, as it transpires, it doesn't look very likely after all.

We have had many visitors to this site informing us that Arsenal are a team in decline, whilst it will not be long before the team from White Hart Lane surpass us in a blaze of glory, however, it brings me great pleasure in announcing Spurs challenge as nothing more than a wet fart.

After equally poor starts, well Spurs had been a little worse than ours but you have to give 'em something, it now seems the We seemed have turned the corner with a crushing win over Manchester United followed up with a tidy result against Sheffield United, whereas Spurs just keep on losing.

After a summer of big talk, the WHL faithfull already find themselves with half the points of the Gunners having played an extra game, and with games against two unbeaten teams in Portsmouth and Aston Villa, it seems it won't be long before that gap increases even further.

'Normal Service Has Resumed'



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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday September 24 2006
Time: 9:58PM

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Very well said. And if those unrealistic disrespectful dreamers hadnt been saying so much nonsense about how they are going to dislodge one of the top 4 and over take the great Arsenal. I wouldnt find it so pleasureable to completely abuse them on how rubbish they are and gloat as much as possible. Before last season i never even thought anything of spurs, i mean after all they arent any kind of competetitor to us. Averging 9th in the league for ten years. However after last season they are firmly on my radar of teams i want to fail miserably and as predicted. They are. Your not singing anymore!
TheBeast
24/09/2006 22:20:00
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Thierry Henry (who the Spurs lot slag off constantly) has scored the same amount of league goals as the entire Spurs team has this season, and he's played two less games than them all!!!
Rocky7
24/09/2006 22:25:00
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they slag him off. But could you imagine if it was announced they were signing him. They would be extatic. Same as if it was announced that they were getting a 60k seat stadium. But they just slag it off cos its all they can think of. Even though its stupid. But hey what do you expect ? Stupidity is a given from them.
TheBeast
24/09/2006 22:39:00
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we r goin 2 knock out spurs and get u in the next round martin allens mkarmy
the rodge
24/09/2006 22:48:00
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Nothing would make me laugh more Rodge!!! Please make it happen :D
Rocky7
24/09/2006 22:50:00
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i hope you do knock out spurs. You should be able to, they are rubbish. Also you will be playing them quite regularly soon when they get down to your league. So it will give you a heads up.
TheBeast
24/09/2006 23:09:00
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And whats even funnier is they are looking to buy sherringham. hahaha such ambition. damn thats made my day
TheBeast
24/09/2006 23:48:00
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surely that sheringham story can't be true!?! I cannot believe they would, it beggars belief, surely? »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
25/09/2006 01:49:00
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I think that you put it best in describing the spurs' challenge as "nothing more than a wet fart"! I watched the l'pool match on tv and aside from fluffing one great chance the spurs did nothing for the entire game. should have been 5-0 if liverpool took their chances
JakeB
25/09/2006 06:02:00
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The Spuds must be pig sick. I've been telling them all summer not to get their hopes up, that with Europe and maybe more than two cup games, this would be the test. Those same erudite Spuds are now calling for Fat Jol's head. All that and they never apologised to the marriott hotel for defaming them!
Little Dutch
25/09/2006 09:17:00
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