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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: Opinion
Posted by SmartArse Transfer deadline day came and went and Mark Schwarzer is still at Fulham. Brownie points to them for resisting both player power and the urges of a bigger club, something Arsenal fans should appreciate for obvious reasons. … Continue reading
Posted by Sonuvagun Thanks SmartArse for putting the boot in the doomsayers and getting us excited about the season ahead! As usual there’s the usual Arse drivel in the press about Arsenal not being title contenders this year and, what’s … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse As we (and the entirety of Planet Arsenal) have acknowledged there is certainly cause for concern as we approach the new season. Cause for concern, yes. Outright despair? Hardly. Though as ever it seems the press rather … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Remarkable really, given all the fuss over the issue since Arsenal’s last competitive action, that the immediate future of Cesc Fabregas is one of the few certainties of the coming season. Think about it. Where do you … Continue reading
Posted by Andre The Giant (somewhere in the mountains) Today, Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas made the following statement: “Firstly I would like to apologise to all the Arsenal fans for not speaking sooner about my future but I have not … 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 Finally after what seems like months there is something to talk about other than Cesc Fabregas. Shame then, that it has to be this. This rather excellent article from football365 points out a disgraceful article from today’s … Continue reading
Ok, we’ve been undeniably slack at Come On The Arsenal of late. And whilst the World Cup has produced plenty of talking points, us Arse-addicts know what we really like, and it isn’t the sight of referees ruining yet another … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Theo Walcott deserved to be omitted from Fabio Capello’s World Cup squad. Granted, not for Shaun Wright-Midget, but for Joe Cole definitely. Bottom line is that for whatever reason, injuries, confidence he just hasn’t been good enough … Continue reading