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    I'm going to stick my neck out and say we'll break our 'hoodoo' against West Ham.

    4-1 win, RVP and Nasri to bag a brace each.
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    i'm going for a 1-0 to arsenal...
    nasri to score
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    I had a dream that Arsenal won 2-0, what actually happens is usually the opposite of my dreams.
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    "Surprise" signing on way?



    Arsene Wenger has suggested that he could surprise the fans and media with his next signing, according to Metro.


    The Gunners have been linked with several defenders including Bolton’s Gary Cahill and West Ham United’s Matthew Upson in recent weeks as Wenger looks to increase his defensive options which are lacking because of the absence of Thomas Vermaelen and Sebastien Squillaci due to injury.


    But the 61-year-old is believed to be looking for a defender who is experienced in the Premier League but insists that his choice could come as a surprise to everyone: “The players we have signed recently, especially the defenders like Vermaelen or Koscielny, you would never have guessed. Let us surprise you if we do something.”
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    LAD.
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    We do play well when Van Persie, Nasri and Cesc all start so I'm hoping we do get the win but if we don't score early then as usual I could see us having problems.

    And Martin O'Neill to take over at West Ham after the game :lolwut:
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    going for 2-1 to arsenal...nasri and rvp for arsenal and cole for westham
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    (Original post by Ar5enal Fan)
    We do play well when Van Persie, Nasri and Cesc all start so I'm hoping we do get the win but if we don't score early then as usual I could see us having problems.

    And Martin O'Neill to take over at West Ham after the game :lolwut:
    That is ****ing shocking, nearly as bad as the Martin Jol sacking to be honest.
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    @Persie_Official is to old to play fifa with us! Haha
    about 15 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

    lmao jack


    nasri : Congratulation to my oncle and is wife for the birth of their twins

    "oncle" :teeth:
    about 21 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
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    lol
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    I think that we'll win, but it will be tight and difficult.

    How the hell has Grant been sacked? He's only got about 3 decent players to work with. Admittedly bottom is terrible for WHam, but they're on the up... don't get it.
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    (Original post by marcusmerehay)
    Mourinho won brillantly at Porto, then went to Chelsea and was given zillions to spend, went to Inter and was given zillions to spend, and is now at Madrid where he has zillions to spend.

    It's not purely tactics that have got him those titles, y'know.
    Don't try and downplay Mourinho's achievements because he had money. Previous managers at Chelsea and Inter also had a lot of money yet none of them could win as much as he has done. Mourinho definitely had a big part to play in their successes.
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    (Original post by RobbieC)
    I think that we'll win, but it will be tight and difficult.

    How the hell has Grant been sacked? He's only got about 3 decent players to work with. Admittedly bottom is terrible for WHam, but they're on the up... don't get it.
    Because the dildo salesmen are egotistical pricks who like to see their name in print. It's a shambolic decision.
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    Barca happen to be lining up yet another bid for Cesc; are we now at our weakest point? That is to say: if the bid is right and we continue falling at the last hurdle with regards to trophies, and taking into account the fact that he won the World Cup with half the Barca team last year, could Cesc finally leave for bigger and better?

    http://www.skysports.com/story/0,195...663914,00.html
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    (Original post by The Arsenal A-Z Handbook of Reasons for Poor Performances and Lack of Success.)

    A – ACCOUNTS
    Success in football is measurable by two simple things. One is the style in which a team and plays, the other is how healthy their financial affairs are. Obviously Arsenal excel at both, and pointing this out can cure the confusion felt by those outside the Arsenal family who question how successful we are.

    B – BARCELONA
    On the occasion that the opposition is Barcelona, then everything you read here should be ignored and instead you should refer to reality.

    C – CUPS
    A crass expression of superiority displayed by those who lack the class of Arsenal. If this argument fails see E – Emirates (Cup) .

    D – DEFENSIVE
    Should we fail to score against a team then the reason is of course the opposition played defensively. A cunning and evil plan used by those who should receive our pity.

    E – EMIRATES (Cup)
    When it is pointed out that Arsenal have not won a trophy for a significant period then please correct the accusation by detailing our success in this prestigious competition. Indeed, Arsenal have won this an amazing three of the four times it has been staged.

    F – FIXTURES
    Obviously we are all aware that the fixture list is compiled to be a challenge to Arsenal and our brand of football. However, care must be taken when demonstrating this so as not to get an attack of what is commonly referred to as ‘The Rafas’.

    G – GRASS
    The length or breadth of grass can directly result in a poor performance. Even the trajectory of the grass as it rises to the sun can hinder play. There is no set measurement to determine optimum grass conditions, but a good way to measure its suitability is by the result of the game. If the game goes against you, it’s safe to conclude the grass was not of a sufficient quality.

    H – HOOF
    The way to describe a pass, of any length, by any opposition player. For exclusions to this, please see ‘B – Barcelona’

    I – IGNORANCE
    Upon the questioning of your individual performance - or, indeed, that of the team - then you have to keep this issue in mind. Some football professionals and supporters are likely to be ignorant of your superiority and you must tackle this ignorance tactfully. A brief explanation of how you play good football is beneficial, as demonstrated so expertly by your captain following the Ipswich injustice: ‘Arsenal played the football, the other team refused to play football, they were lucky to score.’

    J – JEALOUSY
    An emotion displayed by the opposition. It should be noted this forms the subtext to any criticism of Arsenal.

    K – KICK (Our Players)
    The typical reaction from teams unable to cope with the obvious superiority of our artists.

    L – LESSER
    The word used to describe teams so poor they resort to using tactics to try to beat us.

    M - MONEY
    This is widely available to other clubs, and this fact is best brought up when meeting the ones who spend more of it. Please note when explaining the money issue that you should NEVER refer to the wage bill at Arsenal.

    N – NARCISSISM
    When truly stuck as to how to counter a disbeliever, immediately embrace narcissism. A quick visit should ensure you are refreshed and able to refer to another letter.

    O – OWN GOALS
    When the opposition we are playing concede an own goal, it is clearly due to them being bamboozled by the excellence of Arsenal’s play. They simply could not help it. Please note that when a team facing one of our rivals concedes an own goal it is due to the scorer being incompetent and is just another example of our rivals benefiting in a way that we don’t.

    P – POSSESSION
    Obviously the true victor of a game can be judged by possession rather than, say, goals scored. However, be aware that when this statistic goes against Arsenal, the occurrence can be cited as an exception which proves the rule.

    Q – QUALITY
    Quantity of points will always be inferior to quality of football. While other teams can satisfy their uneducated palates by merely having the most points, we must always make them aware it’s actually the style with which you go about accumulating your total that counts.

    R- REASONS
    What footballing philistines may refer to as excuses.

    S – SUCCESS
    You can clearly only judge success by the reasons set out within this guide.

    T – TIREDNESS
    Playing our correct brand of football is clearly more tiring than the way other teams play, which results in lower levels of energy for Arsenal players. Should these lower levels of energy result in a poor performance, then that is only to be expected: we will suffer for our art!

    U – UNFAIR
    The correct way to refer to officials in the aftermath of a poor result.

    V – VAN PERSIE (Lack of)
    To be used to explain anything from a poor performance to failure to add to contents of trophy cabinet.

    W – WALL
    What opposition teams build around their area to prevent a fair game and to stifle the true attacking nature of Arsenal’s football.

    X – XENOPHOBIA
    A prejudice demonstrated by rival supporters and indeed the media. Unable to cope with our clear superiority, some of lesser intelligence let their opinions be clouded by their xenophobia toward our manager. While it is accepted that Arsene Wenger is not the Premier League's only foreign manager, he is clearly the only one to suffer from this injustice.

    Y – YOUTH
    A lack of experience can often hamper even the best of players. Historically this reason was only used when a team consisted mainly of very young players, however it has been found that if you use enough conviction when portraying this, you can still get away with it when the team are mainly in their mid- to late-20s.

    Z – Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
    How best to explain that the play of other teams makes us feel sleepy. For exclusions to this, please see ‘B – Barcelona’
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    (Original post by Complex Simplicity)
    Aww ZizAli, you're too kind to yourself
    Cmon be serious, did I make 2 other accounts to positive rep him aswell? I would never do such a thing, I have my views and don't need anyone to back me up.
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    (Original post by rhinger)
    I am sure they do.

    Btw I think your viewpoints are very similar to mine. No wonder these Wenger-asslickers are hating on us so much (Y)
    I learnt this a long time ago. They are soldiers to the commander RobbieC. I don't know if you ever witnessed his posts but easily one of the most stupid poster I have ever come across. Time after time he would champion the likes of Denilson, Bentner, the goalkeepers etc. Thankfully he doesn't post round here as much and as a consequence his soldiers have lost confidence and are much weaker in debate nowadays. I've gone from supposedly being someone who knows nothing about football and talks pure trash to being someone who talks truth but exaggerates. It's such hypocrisy and jealousy.
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    Jealousy? Please. :rofl2:
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    (Original post by Mess.)
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    Haha that is awesome, I would rep you but it doesn't let me. Where did you get it from?
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    (Original post by Deshi)
    Haha that is awesome, I would rep you but it doesn't let me. Where did you get it from?
    It is from the Mirror website but even more shocking is that it was written by a woman :lolwut:
 
 
 
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