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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: Transfer Talk
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 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 “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 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 Well we’ve been expecting the arrival of one more centre back for some time. It’s rare that Wenger states outright that he is planning to go shopping for a particular position, but even he hasn’t bothered denying … Continue reading
Morning Arsenalists, how are you? Sonuvagun here finally making his presence felt after a long summer siesta in which I felt no urge whatsoever to blog. I suppose I could have thrown in my two pence about Fabregas and the … 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
Posted by Sonuvagun Blogging in the off season is a bit like training for a friendly in the freezing rain. You know you should do it but it seems like all pain and no gain. Despite Arsene Wenger’s statement that … Continue reading