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We Have Our First Great Memory

We Have Our First Great Memory

The reason we all hold Highbury dear to our hearts is not because of the old girl herself, but because of all the great memories we have from our time at the Home Of Football.

And the reason we have had trouble feeling at home at Ashburton Grove?

You got it, because we have no memories yet. We have nothing to talk about down the pub, no funny anecdotes of the time you had to go to hospital because you fell down the stairs after one too many, no stories about hugging a complete stranger after Thierry Henry found the winner in the last minute of a game, no tales of the club captain tear arsing through the oppo's defence to fire a thunderbolt to clinch the league title. That is why it doesn't feel like home.

But at last we have our first memory.

Ok, so Liverpool aren't exactly the force they once were, and they have been very poor on the road this season, but beating the red half of Merseyside 3-0 is no mean feat.

I know this is not our first win at Ashburton Grove, and with no disrespect to Sheffield Utd, Porto or Watford, they weren't exactly the hardest games in the world, but when we play Liverpool there is always the little voice in the back of your head reminding you of Robbie Fowler's quick fire hat-rick or Micheal Owen ruining our FA Cup glory.....there's always a chance we'll get beat.

But Arsene's men were firing, and Toure and Gallas in particular had fantastic games, each bagging a goal in a tremendous win over the five times European Champions.

So my first great memory from Ashburton Grove will be Kolo Toure 'doing an Adams' and maruading through the Scouse defence, latching on to an exquisit van Persie pass and firing the ball home.

Kolo Toure - Memory maker.

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Date:Tuesday November 14 2006
Time: 11:58AM


i have to agree, and this is my first game i took my little 4yr old aswell, so it serves as a double memory for me. i thought the team looked more comfortable on sunday then they had all season, so its starting, and Henry said come Jan we will know at what level we are to contend with the title, wouldn't it be fab to bring the title back to a NEW home !
14/11/2006 12:02:00
Not long to go until you have another great memory at that new beautiful stadium of yours. That will be the site of Aaron Lennon celebrating with the Spurs faitful after he has skinned Gallas and stuck the ball in the top hand corner of the onion bag as we win two nil. Up the Spurs!!!!!!!!!!!!!
14/11/2006 12:24:00
good point Mr M. like the angle you come from with that, in time I'm sure you'll grow to feel at 'home' in your rinky dink new stadium.
The Fear
14/11/2006 12:26:00
FY - Lennon couldn't make a difference when you were 1-0 at Reading, you haven't registered a goal from one of your own players from open play all season and we have the best joint defence in the league, indeed, you haven't won away from home all season....Now tell me again why you think you're gunna win?
14/11/2006 12:32:00
I guess you don't get to see many Spurs away games down in Folkestone, do they have electricity down there yet?? Just for your guide fella, you are sh!t away and will get hammered at the new Home of Football. Ciao bella.
14/11/2006 12:35:00
14/11/2006 12:36:00
isn't Lennon injured? Lets hope the liverpool game is not another false dawn like the Reading match, which we followed up with 2 draws and a defeat.
14/11/2006 12:50:00
In this Lennon fantasy of the Spurs faithful, are they wearing their new queer powder blue kit too?
14/11/2006 14:58:00
oh how the spurs scum make me laff ! you should listen to the wise rocky, he knows his facts, only 1 goal away from home which was a penalty. how fickly you sore bunch of losers are, rocky offered you a bet and you ran away with your tail between your legs. if you can't back your own team, who do you back ? you lot are just like your manager, useless.
14/11/2006 15:00:00
but hey my fellow gooners, you have to admire these scums for one thing, they have no history, atleast in the last 40 odd years, yet they go into every game and every competition thinking they are going to win, the award for the most naive and ridiculous fans in the world should go to spurs :d..
14/11/2006 16:00:00
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