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Here Come The Injuries

Whoop dee doo. It's started well so far this season, 2 games, 4 goals, 1 let in. A fair bit of bite and battle displayed by 'the younglings' (© boromir, lord of the rings).

However, as much as i hate to do it, i have to be the bearer of ill tidings, and a cloud on the horizon.

For here come the injuries. Because YAY, it's time for the FIRST INTERNATIONALS OF THE NEW SEASON. Great, huh? Yeah, i know, i was ecstatic too when i read it.

So 'Raving' Ray Domenech, the maddest manager in International football (it's at this point that I would like to point out that I am only writing this piece cos when i checked, you guys luckily all had the correct star-signs, otherwise you'd be getting nada from me tonight...) has picked Billy 'The Armband' Gallas, Bacary 'La' Sagna, and Abou Diaby, for the French squad as France prepare to face Slovakia and Slovakia 'A' next week.

Prepare thyself for a heavy dose of fun as 'Raving Ray' plays all three of our boys for 90 mins plus injury time in both games, which are on consecutive days.

Laugh yourself senseless as 'Arsenal-newly-signed-French-International 1' picks up an injury in the 33rd minute of the first game, only for 'Raving Ray' to insist he plays on, all the way on into the 93rd minute of the game the following match.

Hold your sides from guffawing too much as 'Arsenal-newly-appointed-captain-French-International 2' gets kicked in the neck and is forced out for up to three months and put in a neck brace.

Chuckle and shake your head in 'what are the chances of that happening, eh?' fashion as 'Arsenal French International 3', already injured prior to being called up for the internationals, is told by his National coach that if he does not play, he will be suspended for 3 games, because his National coach is more mentalist than a sackful of rabid badgers.

Moreover, let's see if 'Ex-Arsenal-captain-who-was-a-striker French International 4' is forced to play for 90 minutes in one of these friendlies, as was 'Le Mentaller's' (manager, not striker) wont during aforementioned French International's time at Arsenal, thus ensuring he returned to his club injured and unable to play for some amount of time. Or will 'Raving Ray' take him off at half-time and put him in a nice cool bath in a wooden crate full of cotton wool, and send him back to Spain in a private jet? One trusts it will still be the former, in continuation with the astrology-loving French manager's previously-followed path of player treatment. C'est La Vie, et Bon Chance, Titi.

All these things, and more, dear readers, will be revealed as we enter 'The International Zone'.

Coming soon, to disrupt a promising start to a season, near you, sooooooooon...




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Writer: Wingston Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 17 2007

Time: 1:29AM

Your Comments

Funny stuff... but seriously what a *****in' ***** muppet Domenech is calling up Diaby for his squad when he's not even fit to play against Blackburn, Wenger should sue this numpty as well as Madrid. The only good thing to come from this bell end being France manager is that he is to blind to see that Clichy is the best left back in world football, his loss and luckily not ours. Expect Gallas to be out for 2 months come next Saturday, KUNT!
Ozi Gooner
By the way, has anyone seen the nutters on the tottenscum forum. I dont know whats sadder that they are already falling to pieces, fighting like hyenas over a dead animal or that they think they actually have a chance at signing Guti or Van Der Vaart, what a joke those mugs are.
Ozi Gooner
Way to curse us, Wingers!!!! Now the injurys are going to pile on!!! But really it seems the Domenech has it in for AW. Somebody that has done nothing but improve the french side over the years. And funny thing is that Sagna was uncapped before AW signed him now he will be in every french side.
gunnerkid107
All I can say is thank ***** Clichy wasn't called up.
Rocky7
Yeah my point exactly Rocky, the longer he goes unnoticed the better
Ozi Gooner
How is this Clichy kid? I thought the reason you let Cashley go without much fuss was because he was ***** hot, and he's look ***** hot when I've seen him. Is he worth us buying?
Nozzy06
Yeah what ever you numpty clown, stick with your *****in' Norwegian ginger viking and your lil' Brazilian kermit, Clichy has Arsenal in his blood and why would he want to take a step down? Or move to that ***** hole you's call home?
Ozi Gooner
Funny stuff, but I hope it remains just that. I wouldnt like to see more injuries to this side. And yes, I am also relieved that Clichy hasnt been called up, though I get this sinking feeling that its only a matter of time.
prits
I agree OziG, the spud forum just gets sadder and sadder with every passing day. The sense of desperation is so appalling, I actually feel some sympathy for them now. But I am sure that will pass soon :).
prits
Ahh nozzler, got bored of the Chelsea site already... oh well our loss their gain I suppose ;) As you quite rightly say though Clichy is ***** hot so not really the type of player you lot go for... I thought you only brought over hyped spaniards for crazy money
kenny lunt
Hopefully Clichy has the wrong star sign ! What is the point have having international friendlies so early in the European season?
Amos.
Its a *****in' joke. I cant stand this utter ****e. they dont even let the players get back into the flow of things before they ship them off again, ****s is to kind a word for the muppets who work at FIFA and UEFA!
Ozi Gooner
The frustrating thing about these friendlies is that France play another two games in the Euro qualifiers a little over two weeks after these. The only crumb of comfort is that Domenech has actually picked to play two games over 21-22nd August, one a 2nd XI, and Clichy is in neither so with any luck he won't be playing in the following games at the beginning of September either.
Amos.
I hate European friendlies, they're boring and lame, they also mading going back to school with nothing to look forward to at the weekend all the more boring...sigh, guess I'll have to break some school rules again. On another note, I've never liked Raving Domenech, he left Pires out of the 2006 World Cup squad and called up Dhorasso instead, the latter getting a huge 1200 seconds (or 40 minutes) in the whole competition. So stuff him for calling up Gallas, Sagna and Diaby, with the final one injured. Mad all right.
stukazufuss
Diaby has pulled out ... w00t!! http://africa.reuters.com/sport/news/usnBAN750174.html?rpc=401&
Mistraal
red cross anyone?
merlin
 

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