Tag: win


March 22, 2012 23 Comments by Sian

It’s probably a bit pointless writing this now at 8.52pm the night after the match, but as my Granny would possibly say, if you cannae blether in happy times, then when can you blether? So let us blether on long and loud and proud. ‘Til Saturday at least. It’s quite cosy in Arseland at the [...]

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Smells like… like… could it be… team spirit?!

March 13, 2012 26 Comments by Sian

Arsenal 2 – 1 Newcastle United ‘Arsenal are the first team to have come from behind to go on and win the match in four matches consecutively in Premier League history’. Saaaaay whaaaaaaaat? This Arsenal? ‘Just not good enough’ Arsenal? Higgledy piggledy superglued together squad of rubbish Arsenal? The new Arsenal borne of the loins [...]

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Nicked by a one man team called Wojbin van Songna.

March 5, 2012 10 Comments by Sian

Liverpool 1 – 2 Arsenal I think it’s fair to say that in this rollercoaster of a season we have been ‘enjoying’ so far, one of the twistiest, windiest parts of the ride has come over the past few weeks. We teetered on the brink of overconfidence as we strolled out onto a potato field [...]

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Smoking guns and battered chickens. :)

February 27, 2012 20 Comments by Sian

Let’s be honest, this season, does anyone know whether we’re upside down or left or right or in or out any more? There may well have been good feeling ahead of yesterday’s North London Derby (I love that about Arsenal fans… doom and gloom in the days before, but Morning Of – we feel invincible!). [...]

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Post-Sunderland, pre-Milan, forever Thierry Henry.

February 12, 2012 20 Comments by Sian

There is a painting of Thierry Henry on the outside of the Emirates Stadium. It appeared a couple of summers ago as part of the ‘Arsenalisation’ of our new home. It was the one we were concerned we’d have to form a human chain around when Ireland played there shortly after the handball incident that [...]

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Snow White and the seven goals*

February 5, 2012 20 Comments by Sian

In case you’d not heard, it snowed in London this weekend. But I’m sure that unless you died in 1996, you had already heard that. Every winter we get surprised that it gets cold. The fact we have yet to recognise that cold weather occurs in winter, and to greet it with anything less than [...]

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A game of two Arsenals.

January 30, 2012 11 Comments by Sian

With the exception of ‘That’s football’ and ‘Not that kind of player’, there are few footballing clichés more wall-punchingly irritating than ‘A game of two halves’. Unfortunately, it’s time to lock up your walls because yesterday… yesterday was a… oh, ahhhh… a game of t-… a game of two-… nope, nope, can’t even say it. [...]

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Crummy wins just don’t exist.

December 22, 2011 34 Comments by Sian

Merry Christmas Eve Eve Eve everybody! We’ve began (begun? began? I never know) our busy festive period of eating and drinking and watching football, and it’s started rather well on the one hand. On the other, transporty hand, it’s not going quite so swimmingly, waking up as we have this morning to the news that [...]

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Classic win on a classic day.

December 11, 2011 19 Comments by Sian

Arsenal 1-0 Everton So, on the 125th anniversary of the beginning of the greatest thing to have ever come out of this solar system (aside from Rolos… you’ve got to love a Rolo), Arsenal finished a match by winning 1-0 at home. If only there were a song for that. Regrettably I had only an iPhone [...]

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November 24, 2011 18 Comments by Sian

Well, hopefully you’ve all seen the match or heard the result by now because otherwise I’ve completely ballsed up the surprise for you haven’t I? I’m sure you’ll get over it once you realise or remember: WE WON! WE BEAT THE GROUP FAVOURITES! WE’VE QUALIFIED! WE’VE TOPPED THE GROUP! If there was a text form [...]

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