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I must say alot of you on here think Arsenal will finsh 4th place. I thnk all you fans and pundits are going to be in for a shock if you underesitmate the Arsenal, we maybe young but we finshed 3rd above you last season and this year we can be title contenders no doubt.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2008, 04:18:42 AM »
Do you hate the fact that i overestimate Arsenal this season?
They should go and feast on another dead corpse this one is alive and kicking and it will bite you fucking head off.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2008, 04:19:26 AM »
I was not one of the posters who wrote off Arsenal's chances. I think Nasri is a great addition to your squad. I think that if your major players (Fabregas, Adebayor), stay free form injury, you are more than capable of mounting a serious title challenge.

The same old questions remain though, will you be able to deal with the more physical sides? i.e. Stoke and Hull who will more than likely park a bus in front of the goal for  90 minutes. What is your backup plan if your beautiful football doesn't bring you the results.
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I think we have some posibilities, no?

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2008, 04:32:02 AM »
We will finish above arsenal this season.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2008, 04:39:50 AM »
we maybe young

Anybody else finding the "young arsenal team" tag a little tedious?? Haven't you had a young squad for the last 3 years??!

Back on topic, I haven't written off Arsenal's chances and don't think anyone with half a brain would either. You have a great team and play fantastic football however, I think that people see us and yourselves fighting it out for third and we're hoping that you'll finish below us.....simple really.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2008, 04:41:38 AM »
Spurs will finish above Arsenal.











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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2008, 05:13:02 AM »
ok you finished 3rd last year and that's above us but did you get any prize for it?
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2008, 05:36:27 AM »
Because everyone underestimated you last year and you still won fuck all?

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2008, 06:53:44 AM »
Lost and not yet replaced your best player of last season (Flamini), only two decent centre backs and one of those is a bit of a flake (Gallas), still not convinced about your keeper, you have a talented bunch of players but they are young and inexperienced, a few injuries could see you struggle, additionally you need to have a plan B when the tika taka game doesn't work.

I work with a Baggies fan that went to the Emirates on Saturday and he expected them to get tonked as in his own words 'We like to attack and can't defend for shit', yet he was amazed that despite many obvious goal scoring opportunities you decided that further 15 passes was the best course of action, he though you could have easily beaten them by 4 or 5 if you'd been more direct.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2008, 07:02:53 AM »
I must say alot of you on here think Arsenal will finsh 4th place. I thnk all you fans and pundits are going to be in for a shock if you underesitmate the Arsenal, we maybe young but we finshed 3rd above you last season and this year we can be title contenders no doubt.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2008, 07:13:26 AM »
We will finish above arsenal this season.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2008, 07:43:36 AM »
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additionally you need to have a plan B when the tika taka game doesn't work.

we do have a plan B, we can change into any of 4-4-2, 4-5-1 or 3 at the back and flood the midfield or the attack. We can get down the wings or try to hit the ball over the top if Ade, Walcott or Dudu are on the pitch.

I think there are question marks over us, as well as Liverpool, but haven't seen too much underestimation of our chances. Just argument over what constitutes as depth

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2008, 07:57:56 AM »
I like the fact that Arsenal are still taking 24 passes where one would do.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2008, 08:01:05 AM »
Well the pundits are saying the same thing.

Surprised you haven't replaced Flamini to be honest.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2008, 08:01:58 AM »
Arsenal's lack of any depth to their squad will bite them on the arse this year........again!

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2008, 08:40:52 AM »
Keep playing your sexy football, wins you nothing

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2008, 08:58:32 AM »
I must say alot of you on here think Arsenal will finsh 4th place. I thnk all you fans and pundits are going to be in for a shock if you underesitmate the Arsenal, we maybe young but we finshed 3rd above you last season and this year we can be title contenders no doubt.

i'll reserve judgement untill the end of the transfer window. but if you dont add anyone to your squad between then and now you will struggle to last the distance again.

not writing you off by any means but you have the thinest squad of the top four sides and if you suffer a few injuries you'll really struggle

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2008, 08:59:55 AM »
arsenal have got no one to do the scrappy/dirty work in the middle of the park.

fabregas is NOT an all round midfielder, flamini won the ball back and chased down players last season, then fabregas got the ball and released one of the 5000 passes in the game.

strength in depth, worrying.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2008, 09:27:43 AM »
Im not underestimating Arsenal, but much like ourselves i think theres question marks over you as well. If you dont bring in anyone else during this transfer window i just dont think you have the cover to sustain a title challange if one or two of your big players get injured.

You play great football and i like watching the Arsenal, but unfortunately it doesnt always win you trophies. If we are not going to win the league this season i would rather see you win it than the other two though.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #19 on: August 19, 2008, 09:34:50 AM »
I like the fact that Arsenal are still taking 24 passes where one would do.

Aahh, but it looks so pretty and that's the way football should be played and they're only small children and Wenger is the best manager ever and has single handedly changed English football 'cos you see professionalism would never have come into the game if it wasn't for him.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2008, 09:41:24 AM »
we do have a plan B, we can change into any of 4-4-2, 4-5-1 or 3 at the back and flood the midfield or the attack. We can get down the wings or try to hit the ball over the top if Ade, Walcott or Dudu are on the pitch.

I think there are question marks over us, as well as Liverpool, but haven't seen too much underestimation of our chances. Just argument over what constitutes as depth

This is very true. After Cesc's once in a life-time goal run dried up and teams sat deeper against them (around Christmas) Arsenal started playing a lot quicker balls (i.e. longer balls) to Adebayor with Eduardo playing off him. His pick up in form coincided and Arsenal kicked on through the winter until the rather unfortunate happenings at Birmingham when slowly the wheels came off and the lack of depth was exposed.

If I was a Gooner I would have been absolutely insane with rage after that match. But then I fucking hate Birmingham City for some reason.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #21 on: August 19, 2008, 09:52:19 AM »
i dont underestimate yer chance but do think yer mob overestimate yer chance.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #22 on: August 19, 2008, 09:55:01 AM »
Arsenal's lack of any depth to their squad will bite them on the arse this year........again!

no they will put walcott right back etc to cover, right?
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #23 on: August 19, 2008, 09:57:09 AM »
I must say alot of you on here think Arsenal will finsh 4th place. I thnk all you fans and pundits are going to be in for a shock if you underesitmate the Arsenal, we maybe young but we finshed 3rd above you last season and this year we can be title contenders no doubt.

You are paper thin in your squad.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #24 on: August 19, 2008, 01:06:25 PM »
I like the fact that you´ve won fuck all in 4 years, your manager is a clueless twat who bears uncanny resemblence to the child catcher from chitty chitty bangbang in the way he goes abotu his buisines and mostly.. I love the fact that you´ve only once been past the quater finals of a  European cup.

I hope your myopia nursery burns and that horrible c*nt ´shovel´or whatever the vulture-nosed c*nts name is is inside it when he does.

Horrible twats.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #25 on: August 19, 2008, 01:06:44 PM »
You haven't won fuck all for 4 years. So it's understandable. Your team just bottles it big style- your young players may be good, but they haven't got the mentality yet. When the going is good, you were the best team in the country last season... but as soon as it got tough you folded and turned shite. That doesn't win you anything. Which is why you haven't won anything in years.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2008, 01:07:32 PM »
we do have a plan B, we can change into any of 4-4-2, 4-5-1 or 3 at the back and flood the midfield or the attack. We can get down the wings or try to hit the ball over the top if Ade, Walcott or Dudu are on the pitch.

I think there are question marks over us, as well as Liverpool, but haven't seen too much underestimation of our chances. Just argument over what constitutes as depth

Your plan B is long ball. You´re just a bunch of masturbating "perfect football" twats who wont admit it.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2008, 01:09:01 PM »
I'm loving the anti-Arsenal bile in here ;)

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #28 on: August 19, 2008, 01:10:40 PM »
Arsenal will finish above us this year again. Why wouldn't they? They're a better, more consistent team than us in the league.

They won't however get near Man Utd and Chelsea.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #29 on: August 19, 2008, 01:16:19 PM »
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #30 on: August 19, 2008, 01:18:35 PM »
we do have a plan B, we can change into any of 4-4-2, 4-5-1 or 3 at the back and flood the midfield or the attack. We can get down the wings or try to hit the ball over the top if Ade, Walcott or Dudu are on the pitch.

I think there are question marks over us, as well as Liverpool, but haven't seen too much underestimation of our chances. Just argument over what constitutes as depth

Didn't see much evidence of a plan B when you were failing to get a second against the Baggies, just more of the same.  And as my Baggie supporting friend stated they cannot defend and they gave you time to play your own game, you wont get that lucky with most of the other teams in the league.

That said, I think you'll easily finish top 4 as long as you don't get too many injuries or a loss of form from your better players, the chasing pack have to score at least another 10-15 points a season and I don't see any of the them being capable of doing it this season. 

If you can find a decent replacement for Flamini you will be a strong challenger, if not it'll be fourth place for the third time in four seasons. 


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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #31 on: August 19, 2008, 01:21:25 PM »
I'm loving the anti-Arsenal bile in here ;)

It´s not bile. It´s a clear and concise arguement that´s littered with witty turns of phrase and astute observations.

Shovell is a c*nt.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #32 on: August 19, 2008, 01:21:35 PM »
I think Arsenal will struggle. Nasri seems to be injured now.
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #33 on: August 19, 2008, 01:22:56 PM »
Arsenal are nopt fucking young.

After that fairly abysmal performance on Saturday I thought SPurs were in with a chance. But then they were even worse.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #34 on: August 19, 2008, 01:24:58 PM »
i hate the fact that you call yoru own team the Arsenal.....

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #35 on: August 19, 2008, 01:38:57 PM »
i hate the fact that you call yoru own team the Arsenal.....
is it a london verb?
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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #36 on: August 19, 2008, 01:39:51 PM »
Arsenal are nopt fucking young.

After that fairly abysmal performance on Saturday I thought SPurs were in with a chance. But then they were even worse.

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #37 on: August 19, 2008, 01:40:50 PM »

I like the way you, look at me with those beautiful eyes,
I like the way you, act all surprised,
I like the way you, sing along,
I like the way you, always get it wrong,
I like the way you, clap your hands,
I like the way you, love to dance,
I like the way you, put your hands up in the air,
I like the way you, shake your hair,
I like the way you, like to touch,
I like the way you, stare so much,
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Yeah..
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I like the way you underestimate Arsenal this season!
I like the way you underestimate Arsenal this season!

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2008, 01:42:43 PM »
we do have a plan B, we can change into any of 4-4-2, 4-5-1 or 3 at the back and flood the midfield or the attack. We can get down the wings or try to hit the ball over the top if Ade, Walcott or Dudu are on the pitch.

I think there are question marks over us, as well as Liverpool, but haven't seen too much underestimation of our chances. Just argument over what constitutes as depth

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Re: I like the fact you underestimate Arsenal this season!!
« Reply #39 on: August 19, 2008, 01:45:30 PM »
Sounds like two bit part players squabbling over a bronze medal.
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