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Girly Gunners Get Everyone Talking About Spurs

Girly Gunners Get Everyone Talking About Spurs

An unbelievable passage of play by Arsenal Football Club left the whole of England talking about Harry Redknapp and Tottenham Hotspur.

In a game that was already won, and I mean really won, soundly, solidly, won as well as you could possibly win, Arsenal walked away looking like a set of rank amateurs whilst at the same time making Spurs look like battling lions, and giving them their confidence back.

I won't take anything away from Spurs, they showed character, our mistakes still had to be punished, and they punished them well. There was a lot to be done, and they did it, fair play, but let's get this straight, they didn't earn it in the technical sense, it wasn't through passion or great football that they made the come back, it was sheer lunacy on Arsenal's part.

To lose a two goal lead with a minute left on the clock when you're at home in a game you've dominated is unacceptable, at every level of the game. My school football coach would have kicked the shit out of us had we performed the same feat.

We had conceded two goals before this point, one freak wonder goal and another through personal error (seriously Manuel, use your hands rather than your face, it'll make life easier), but the lads showed the quality to not only get back in the game, but completely boss it too.

To have to sit and endure Jamie Redknapp and David Bentley act like a pair of teenage tossers was completely unbearable. Had it been down to Tottenham's footballing exploits than I could have handled it, but to know this ecstasy had been provided by our own boot is a kick square in the bollocks.

Yesterday I reported Cesc Fabregas claimed Spurs would struggle to get a point against our ladies team, and whilst I laughed at the time (and indeed was left with a whole box of eggs on my face) it's time for our players to start performing and leave the arrogance to us idiots on the terraces.

In the space of 5 minutes last night Arsenal managed to not only blow two points, restore Spurs shattered confidence and exchange place with the spuds as the leagues laughing stock but also to make millions of Arsenal fans unhappy. Not bad few minutes work lads.

I hope they feel suitable ashamed this morning.

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Date:Thursday October 30 2008
Time: 8:53AM


Still smarts doesn't it! But that's pretty much the size of it though to be fair to Bentley there was little freaky about his goal. It was what he intended and for once perfectly executed. But after that the game was totally ours. Almunia's nerves didn't help and Gael's lack of professionalism set the scene for an insane last few minutes. To be fair, on their performance at the time, spuds probably deserved a bit more than they got out of this fixture last season and a little less this season. Funny old game.
30/10/2008 09:07:00
Brilliantly and eloquently put Rocky. I am miserable today. And the burning issue is that we screwed ourselves over royally. I wouldn't have minded a battle for the draw, but the truth is the totts played to the whistle while our players were mentally already heading for the baths.
30/10/2008 09:12:00
That's true Amos. Spurs have played much better in the past and been on the recieving end. My troubles this morning have not been helped by the stonking hangover aquired by drinking my troubles away ... lol
30/10/2008 09:12:00
BTW - When I said "freak" it wasn't taking anything away from his strike, I know it was fully intended and one of the best goals I've seen in recent history. I used the word freak because 99 times out of a 100 the keeper catches it, it drops wide or goes out for a throw in .. lol
30/10/2008 09:14:00
Does anyone else still feel sick? That felt worse than losing to Hull! I don't think the players realise how much these things mean to us. If they did they would have kept pushing in the last 15-20 minutes. I think if they had it would have been 6-2 not 4-4! It'll take me a while to get over this, starting with a crappy journey up to Stoke on Saturday. I need a hug :-(
30/10/2008 09:28:00
You think Bentley’s behaviour at the final whistle was unbearable?? What about your totally disrespectful goal celebrations for the 4th goal? You hit the nail on the head I think Arsenals sheer arrogance cost you the game! I mean who did you think you were playing? This is a north London derby for god’s sake!! to be honest at 4.2 I thought it was over but I thought it was a bit unfair, the first half was very even and your second goal was NEVER a free kick once this went in we had to chase the game which resulted in your third goal from a ball over the top with our defence push right up which they would never have been if we wasn’t 2.1 down you say we didn't earn it in the technical sense, and it wasn't through passion or great football that they made the come back, it was sheer lunacy on Arsenal's part?? Some parts true but are you telling me Jenas shot was not technically brilliant?? What about Modrics shot onto the post?? their was still allot to do after Clichy's slip (and if it wasn’t for Hutton having such a bad night I would be rubbing that into LondonGooner about a full backs argument on Vital Spurs yesterday LOL) Overall WHAT A GAME! North London Derby classic!! But to draw at the Emirates when your 4.2 down halfway through the 89th min Feels like a win! but after all the pre match talk from Cesc & Adebayor not to mention the 4th goal celebrations, the Olay’s with every pass between the 80th and 89th min and the crude Bentley chants, you lot deserve every bit of egg you find on your faces this morning! And Gallas crying at the end really topped it off! I’m not going to be delusional Arsenal were class last night just a tad disrespectful... Justice was served! Lets see if you dare disrespect us next meeting! im on cloud nine! COYS!
30/10/2008 09:31:00
I think anyone who paid to watch that game got more than value for money. I support spurs but am not ashamed to say that I enjoy watching Arsenal play good football because I am a fan of football above any pack mentality. The result was fair, end of. Your goals were from errors as were ours. But for your manager to say you should have gone on to score 5/6 is direspectful. Why did he take his attacking players off if he thought that was his wish? Most managers will credit the opposition in a game like that...not Mr Wenger. Our players gave 100% till the whistle and that is what resulted in the draw. I say what a great game.
30/10/2008 09:32:00
can someone help me with this. i am trying to check my fanasy scores but when i log in i am not able to see any thing like my scores or my team it was normal last week.
30/10/2008 09:33:00
Dazz, as I said not to take anything away from Spurs becuse there was still a lot to do and it was done well, but the fact remains that you were gifted the opportunity to punish us. Jenas goals was a fantastic finish, but Modorics shot? That was going straight down Almunia's throat (though he would have spilled it probably .. lol) before it took a massive deflection. But as you say, it was a great advertisement for PL football .... NLD's are rarely dull.
30/10/2008 09:48:00
My feelings exactly. Quite simply I do not have strong enough words for what those players did last night, I hope they're thoroughly ashamed of themselves because that was worse than the 5-1. How do players who have achieved so little justify such pathetic arrogance? Cesc Fabregas, you my boy, look like a total bellend this morning and by proxy, so do we because of your stupid comments. Let's try and imagine the opprobrium from Arsenal fans had Gallas made such stupid comments. As for Clichy, you're an excellent player young man, but how many times do you have to put your balls in the toaster before you realise it's not a good idea? ***** up against City, you learn nothing and go and do it again against Birmingham, a mistake which probably cost us the league title. If that didn't teach you, then nothing well, the mistake for Spurs' third goal from Clichy was unforgivable because he's done it before in such grave circumstances. What will it take for that**** to learn? My faith in this team is at absolute zero, we have a bunch of arrogant children whose heads have disappeared up their arses before they've achieved anything at all. It's not the first time complacency has hit us this season and, given the fact that we obviously won't learn our lessons, it won't be the last. We had a corner in the 92nd minute at 4-3 and Cesc lumps it into the box?! That's a sign of a young man who did not take his opponents seriously, I bet the ladies team wouldn't have done that Fabregas, you nobhead. Worth pointing out that Gallas, perhaps the only player who can hold his head high, was the only one to stay behind and applaud the fans at the end while the other spoiled kiddies buggered off down the tunnel. I didn't join in, but for the first time in my life, I felt the team deserved to be booed off for that. Completely unacceptable to exhibit that attitude. Spurs had eight goals all season and are bottom of the league and we concede four to them at home. Would someone like to seriously try and convince me Silvestre is better than Senderos? Those players should be light of their wage packets this week, if it's the only way they'll learn it has to be done.
Little Dutch
30/10/2008 09:49:00
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