UK time is: 13:27:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Kolo's 'Home Victory' Oath

West Ham (Jesus frigging christ lads) became the first ever team to win at Ashburton Grove, and it was a loss that should never have happened.

In a game that Arsenal had 1397 clear cut chances, the Gunners ran out clear losers after the Happy Hammers found the net with their sole chance in the clash.

The pain felt in the dressing room was too much to bear, and the players there and then made an oath not to drop anymore points at home this season.

An oath Arsenal kept in tact after the first hurdle with an important victory over Champions League wannabe's, Bolton, by fighting back from a one goal deficit Saturday past.

Kolo Toure reveals all.

"It was vital for us to get a victory over Bolton at the weekend.'

"We needed the win, not only to guarantee fourth but also to challenge for third. That`s our top target up to the end of season. After the West Ham defeat, we took an oath that we cannot drop any more points at home.'

"If we look at our home games this season, we can see how many points we`ve lost. It is so many."

The next test of the Arsenal resolve to keep their promise intact takes place this evening as Arsenal take on Man City at AG.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 17 2007

Time: 6:45PM

Your Comments

Nice plan...now if they had only made this oath earlier in the damn season!
SUX2BU
Lol.Well after a bright start the boys are currently not fulfilling their promise, but I think we will prove too much for Man City and pop them 3-1.
Rocky7
good guess.....;)
SUX2BU
Who's the score predicting daddy?!?!?! :P
Rocky7
Rocky - you should've gone to the bookies!
Gooner_Vin
Last time I put a bet on, they had to shoot my horse. I'm sorry but I just can't risk getting anymore players injured (killed)!
Rocky7
why did it take them till now to vow not to drop any points at home?????
foley1989
I was at that West Ham game and it gave me my faith back in English football to be fair, I was in shock after the match, I couldnt believe we had all those chances and lost. The reason it restored my faith in English football is, the game still shows that it has a way of shutting you up, making you feel humble and things happen sometimes you just cant explain. This is coming Chelsea`s way fairly soon, the signs are there, how they have got so far in all competitions is beyond me. They are *****e to watch and no wonder they have empty seats apart from the games with us and united.
gunnerb
Hail gunnerb. I hope u're right (abt Chelsea i.e.) !! Well, it took a long time for the players to realise this, but better late than never, i suppose. I hope they keep this good run going till the end of the season.
prits
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Will I Leave? I Want A New Contract! (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Diaby Is Back & Ready To Play (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Stats: Hull City v Arsenal (Sunday April 20 2014)

Team News: Hull City vs Arsenal (Sunday April 20 2014)

Match Discussion - Hull City (a) (Friday April 18 2014)

So it's OK to dive sometimes? (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Amos. 91
2. Naijagunner 59
3. Rocky7 45
4. Galway Gooner 39
5. paul_ownz 39
6. shewore 35
7. Merlion96 19
8. Nwankwo25 15
9. Joe_@** 15
10. Guyfox 12

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 0 - 3 Arsenal
Arsenal 3 - 1 West Ham
Everton 3 - 0 Arsenal
Arsenal 1 - 1 Man City
Arsenal 2 - 2 Swansea
Chelsea 6 - 0 Arsenal

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Liverpool 35 25 5 5 52 80
2. Chelsea 35 23 6 6 41 75
3. Man City 34 23 5 6 56 74
4. Arsenal 35 21 7 7 21 70
5. Everton 35 20 9 6 23 69
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 2 63
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 16 57

Breaking League News

Vital Villa Man Of Match v Southampton
Aston Villa : 23/04/2014 13:10:00
Could Six Points Be Enough?
Cardiff : 23/04/2014 12:31:00
Summer Madness
West Ham : 23/04/2014 12:30:00
Cresswell Interest!
Fulham : 23/04/2014 12:28:00
That Chelsea Spirit
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:17:00
Cech Out for Remainder of Season!
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:16:00
Stat Attack - Atletico (a)
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 12:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Hull City
Suggested By:  
Szczesny 1%
Sagna 0%
Mertesacker 0%
Koscielny 0%
Monreal 0%
Arteta 8%
Rambo 50%
Ozil 8%
Cazorla 0%
Podolski 25%
Giroud 8%
Flamini 0%
Ox 0%
Sanogo 0%