Mission StatementCome on the Arse is the humble attempt of three twenty-to-thirty-something Arse addicts to chronicle the ups and downs of another season following the Gunners. We hope you'll join us as we celebrate the goals and glory, wallow in the sweat and tears, mercilessly mock the opposition and silence the ridiculous voices of the sports press when they step out of line...
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Lexicon of ArseArse (n.) = an Arsenal player or fan Arse drivel (n.) = crap spouting by the press about Arsenal, usually about the team's imminent demise Arsenalicious (adj.) = pertaining to footballing greatness and style Arsquire [Arsq.] (n.) = honorary title given to esteemed Arses (eg. Mr. Fredrik Ljungberg, Arsquire) arsetimate (vb.) = to consider the strength of an Arsenal side arsewiped (adj.) = injured intercescuality (n.) = when a midfielder, usually of prodigious talent, is able to seamlessly fill in for Fabregas Invinciblitis (n.) = acute nostalgia for the Invincibles era Le Prof-iteering (n.) = the buying and selling of players at a huge profit Theo (vb.) = to hurry, or move very rapidly (eg. Will you please Theo up, we're going to be late for the match) Young Gun (n.) = member of the Arsenal youth team. Any Arsenal player under the age of 21 Head on for a full Lexicon of Arse.
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If this blog was a football manager’s career, it would one heading back up the tunnel at half time in a tricky FA Cup tie 2 nil down surrounded by a murk of doom, the crowd baying for blood and … Continue reading
We asked for new signings… and despite a summer of grumbling, pessimism, over-reaction and even despairing cries of “let’s all start supporting Man City” (don’t worry I had a pistol in my pocket and was ready to fake my fellow … Continue reading
Posted by Andre The Giant On Sunday, Mo Farah, celebrity Arsenal fan and customised running show wearer, won a gold at the World Athletics Championship. After the Sun somehow linked his narrow loss in the 10,000m to Arsenal 8-2 defeat … Continue reading
Posted by Andre The Giant I am not Arsene Wenger. I share very little in common with the great man. I have never, to my knowledge, managed a premier league football team, I am not a millionaire and I am … Continue reading
Posted by Sonuvagun So no prizes for guessing why we at COTA have been a bit slack of late. In case you hadn’t noticed the Arsenal world is so depressing it’s hard to summon up the required amount of calories … Continue reading
Posted by Sonuvagun With the dust finally settled on the 2010/11 season (but sadly not in such a thick layer as to be able to entirely obscure it from view) and the interminable nonsense and fabrications of the summer transfer … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Buried somewhere in what sounds rather like a bad chat up line of a title is a rather serious point. Because while it’s been a tad grouchy around the Emirates of late, one of few things we’ve … Continue reading
Posted by Andre The Giant One of the lovely things about Come On The Arsenal is that we have three bloggers, of which our only shared view is a passion for Arsenal. Often our thoughts regarding the current state of … Continue reading
As Robin Van Persie slotted home an immensely late penalty and the Emirates erupted I had a headline all ready to go for today’s blog; ‘Still Alive, But So, So Lucky’. And lucky is exactly what we would have been … Continue reading