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I Had To Laugh At Arsenal Fans…

I Had To Laugh At Arsenal Fans…

While watching the FA Cup match on Saturday evening between Liverpool and Arsenal on BBC One I couldn't help but laugh at chants from the Gooners towards the pool fans.

As we all know Blackburn Rovers were recently crushed 6-2 by the Gooners at the Emirates Stadium just before Christmas; arguments on fair reflection of the game scoreline etc. are not the issue here the chants that I heard coming from the Arsenal fans towards their Liverpool counterparts following two quick goals brought a rise smile to my face. These chants were:

"Are you Blackburn, are you Blackburn, are you Blackburn in disguise!"

You have to take some things in good humour don't you, I took this as one of them plus we got some free publicity on the BBC!

Some of the funniest things you are ever likely to hear come from the terraces. Had we not reacted to that defeat with four straight League and Cup victories maybe I wouldn't have been so amused by it but as it is with the FA Cup holders crashing out and us marching on towards Cardiff… I mean "the New Wembley" and our upturn in fortunes and form as it is I was happy to give a little tip of the cap to the Arsenal fans and accept their friendly jibes towards us…

As has now been more than pointed out to me it was in fact "are you Tottenham, are you Tottenham, are you Tottenham in disguise!" And not Blackburn. D'oh! I should have know better really but HONESTLY thought it did sound like Blackburn on TV and was some quick thinking Gooner fans making a clever reference to our 6-2 defeat.

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Writer:Walker
Date:Monday January 8 2007
Time: 10:03PM

Comments

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Obviously the aim was to add a picture of the Arsenal fans but there was a problem in admin so put ours in instead!
Hughes Da Man
08/01/2007 22:08:00
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Lol. I didn't hear that. Full credit to you for taking it with a pinch of salt, our little neighbours would have got the right hump...Although nearly every time we're winning we sing "Are you Tottenham, are you Tottenham, are you Tottenham in disguise?".
simmy8_2000
08/01/2007 22:24:00
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Need some syringes up there old son. It was 'Are you Tottenham in disguise". They're MUCH worse than you boys. You gave us a game at the Grove!
northwilts
08/01/2007 22:25:00
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We weren't chanting that!!!! It's tottenham you joker I was there.
Henry14
08/01/2007 22:33:00
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Yeah I was at the match and it was 'Are You Tottenham in disguise.' You guys registered a few shots on goal at Emirates and tried to play football. Spuds exploded like the pathetic ratbags they are.
Little Dutch
08/01/2007 22:34:00
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Obviously I know it would be Spurs being main rival and all but it sure sounded like Blackburn to me and with it being hot off the heels of the 6-2 defeat knowing football fans it wouldn't have surprised me.
Hughes Da Man
08/01/2007 22:40:00
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Well pardon me for trying to inject a bit of humour into things Henry14, whats the point in adding the "joker" part? I know its not highly offence but a simple it was Tottenham you were wrong would have been fine!
Hughes Da Man
08/01/2007 22:40:00
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Hughes Da man, i can confirm it was tottenham. when you guys played us at the grove, at least you showed up, whereas spurs sent ringers i think, including gladys the tea lady, celebrating 25 years sterling service. But after she kindly offered to cook the team a scrummy lasagna before the last game of last season, i have it on good authority that although she has been presented with a delightful carriage clock, she is banned from the spurs kitchen theses days.... »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
08/01/2007 22:46:00
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Bit of a pointless article now, but an honest mistake, TV made it sound like Blackburn... honest! At least its got you guys on here so maybe we can have a little debate about the game this weekend. We gave you a good game at the Emirates (as most will agree) think we more than do the same on Saturday.
Hughes Da Man
08/01/2007 22:46:00
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by the way, Hughes Da Man, In your banner at the top of the page, why has Mark Hughes got a ghost? Is he a secret member of torchwood? »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
08/01/2007 22:47:00
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