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Silly Mistakes Frustrating Cesc

Silly Mistakes Frustrating Cesc

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, like the Arsenal fans, seems to be becoming increasingly frustrated and annoyed by amateurish and reckless errors that are threatening to ruin what has the potential to be a great season.

Our season so far has been riddled with individual mistakes that have cost us points, in games that, as a collective, we've been pretty good, we've come unstuck so many times by the most ridiculous errors, that it no longer comes as a surprise. Indeed, this is no new problem and one could probably trace is back as far as the last time we won a trophy .... probably much further than that too.

Cesc seems despondent with the situation. "The other top teams don't make these mistakes as often as we do,' Fabregas.

'Sometimes we make mistakes that at the top level you pay for and this is one of those nights. It happened against Chelsea and Man United and now again so I think we have to try to find the solution to these problems because it is costing us many, many things.'

Maybe it's just easier to recall glaring errors in the mind's eye, I don't know, but all to0 often these days it seems easier to remember a costly mistake than it does to remember a flash of genius.

Is it just a football fans mentality to focus on the negative or do we have a real problem?

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Friday February 19 2010
Time: 11:20AM


I think Cesc is right, if we're measuring ourselves against the likes of United, Chelsea, Inter and Barca, we do make more gaffes than the others (though we don't have a monopoly on it- see Petr Cech's attempts at catching crosses) and we tend to make them in the big games. I saw Cesc's interview after the Porto game and he seemed as frustrated as I was, which was good to see. What he has to do now, as captain, is translate this to his players on the pitch, as well as through the press. Fabregas has a big game mentality and his performance doesn't drop nor does his brain stroke off at crucial moments. That's because he's a special player, mentally as well as ability wise. But he simply has to start communicating with his team mates more on the pitch. Tell Song and Denilson that we already play with 3 strikers and that their intervention isn't needed or welcomed in the opponent's 18 yard box ten minutes into a game, tell Rosicky and Nasri to track back and help their full backs, tell Thomas Vermaelen that if you can see your team mates aren't concentrating when the opposition have a free kick in your penalty area, that he should open his mouth- and not just to catch flies like a gourmless mong.
Little Dutch
19/02/2010 11:57:00
Agreed LD! Though I thought Rosicky was brilliant against Porto until he went off. He worked really hard ... completely off topic I suppose but I thought I'd get that in there. I think the most infuriating thing is though that it's not like we have just one or two dodgy players making hugh profile mistakes, it's like they're all taking it in turns to ***** it up. I've said it before that we're technically superior to any team in the world ... we'just thick as pig****.
19/02/2010 12:00:00
The only mistake fibreglass should be frustrated about is not joining barca when he had the chance. Another trohpyless season for you sonny
19/02/2010 12:47:00
Errrr, he did join Barca, he joined their academy and left for us. I thought that was obvious? Then again, judging by your posts on here and your moniker, I reckon you'd probably have trouble finding water in the sea.
Little Dutch
19/02/2010 13:07:00
Durr i meant last season when he should have gone back to join the full team. Sorry if that wasn't obvious enough for your tiny brain. Next time ill make to write my post in simple terms for you. Your right when i jumped in the sea all i found was lots of single oxygen atoms each with two hydrogen atoms bonded to them. Weird huh? Cretin
19/02/2010 13:24:00
I just watched the replay of porto's second goal again... It's sickening. The chain of events is just stupidity upon stupidity. And falcao going off celebrating as if he's scored a stunner... lets teach porto a lesson at the emirates.. thats easily done if westop granting them free goals...
19/02/2010 13:30:00
Another spud spending more time here than on his own site? What is with you ******** wind up merchants? Take the mick by all means but at least offer something constructive with it. Also, "ill make to write my post" makes no sense and it's "you're" not "your". Cretin. Jog on.
19/02/2010 13:34:00
Unfortunately for IanWrightsUglyWife cave drawing are not permitted on the site - it's a shame the site lacks the facillity for such simple minds. Who writes "durr"? Honestly!
19/02/2010 13:57:00
You'd think the word 'trophyless' would be ingrained enough by now into the pitiful sp*rs psyche to be able to spell it correctly too eh?
19/02/2010 14:03:00
Gunnerman - Sorry i assumed none of you goons never took english anyway. My fault. Hahahaha stupid goons, hook, line and sinker, everytime. Bite bite bite. Let me change my bait. Hahahaha morons.
19/02/2010 14:03:00
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