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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.
Category Archives: Analysis + Tactics
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 SmartArse It is no exaggeration to say it’s been a fairly depressing week to be an Arsenal fan. I was heartbroken on Saturday, sat like everyone else at the Emirates in shell-shocked horror watching the Spurs fans almost … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse After Saturday’s debacle OleGunner on twitter created a Guardian chalkboard highlighting the differences in passes made in the game by Samir Nasri and Tomas Rosicky: by Guardian Chalkboards The diagram clearly shows a a greater proportion of Rosicky’s … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse “Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp…made – and succeeded with – an audacious move for Rafael van der Vaart. Chelsea spent big, Manchester City, too and Manchester United spent more. All of Arsenal’s title rivals strengthened. Arsenal didn’t.” So … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Welcome back Arsenal, we’ve missed you. For the third time in four seasons Arsenal came away winners in the now traditional cash cow of a curtain raiser, thanks to a 1-1 draw we rather handed to AC … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse ‘Tis rather inevitable in the wake of a defeat quite like Tuesday’s that the post mortems will begin in earnest. Frankly, I’d like to criticise all this nonsense while there’s still a league title to win, but … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse So our injury woes get worse. At the time of writing, Sol Campbell is a big doubt and Rosicky is 50/50. If the worst happens and both are confirmed out (though frankly, I doubt that Wenger will … Continue reading
Posted by Sonuvagun Now I know that winning the Premier League with Torquay United in Championship Manager doesn’t qualify me as a strategical genius, nor does my captaining of the unbeaten (but rather short-lived) Paul Mahorn Fan Club five aside … Continue reading