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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.
Tag Archives: Chelsea
Posted by SmartArse It’s been two days since we beat Chelsea and I’m delighted to find that the whole thing wasn’t some dairy induced dream caused by a monumental intake of Brie around Christmas. In fact, we didn’t just beat … 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 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 After the high of Nick Bendtner’s injury time winner and the low of Messi’s master class Arsenal had a well deserved weekend off. There was plenty of football to watch however, with the FA Cup … 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 SmartArse How it could have all been so different. Two moments of slack defending ruthlessly exploited by Didier Drogba condemned Arsenal to a defeat that dealt a crushing blow to their title aspirations. An otherwise promising performance ended … Continue reading