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but when they get the whole passing game right, it's beautiful...
yet forever people will go on about how slick an outfit they are. All the teams at the top play slick passing football when on form, hell, even man city played a lot of great stuff last season which equalled arsenal.
We play some excellent stuff too.
They're no more slick than any other top 4 team
no team can match it, Nasri's second against United for example.
But I'd agree that normally United are at least as good to watch as us, their third at the Emirates was breathtaking, while Chelsea and Liverpool are a lot nicer to watch than they were a couple of years ago.
The whole myth of us playing beautiful football is just a hangover from the 'Invincibles' side who were devastating going forward, we're a lot slower these days.
Also the idea that we are "incapable of playing with any physicality whatsoever", is bollocks frankly. That may have been the case about 3 years ago, but not anymore. I was at our game at home to City; all they did was kick us and we won that pretty comfortably. Same for games against the likes of Blackburn, Bolton and away to Newcastle which was one of the most physical games I've seen in years.
but don't agree with your first point. There wwere times last year that Chelsea, for one sparkling moment, played absolutely gorgeous football. All the big teams, infact most teams, can turn it on for at least a short while.
the OP didn't imply that other teams weren't capable of the same.
i just saw a pretty cool video on YouTube and wanted to share it. don't want it to turn into a pissing contest
URINE ALL OVER YOUR FACE
By the same token, I'm not slagging off Arsenal. They do play good football.
Didn't see masses of Chelsea games last year but do remember them starting the season playing some really lovely stuff, but didn't they resort to the slightly more 'functional'(almost certainly not the right word) style that they're perhaps more comfortable with once Hiddink came in?
Either way they're a damn sight more entertaining than under Mourinho.
I don't no a single person that does.
but it stems from the early 90s when they certainly didn't play nice football. Highbury did my head in as well. Awful camera angle, narrow pitch...eeuurrgghh!
More fluid and beautiful than Barcelona. I know he has his critics and if i was an arsenal fan it would probably infuriate me from time to time but i just love Wenger!
£3.8m is a lot for us lot these days, he'd better work out for your sake.
Apparently Charlie Adam is digging his heals in as he wants to stay as he thinks he can make the 1st team...........
Sorry Charlie but YOU'RE FUCKING SHITE, NOW CHASE YERSEL!!!!!!
Charlie Adam is not only a shit footballer, he's also a shit person.
Sir Walter will give him the punt for sure.
who is arguably the biggest celtic fan i know and this likeness causes him great distress as even he cannot deny how similar they look :)
Fuck he was good.
That's what we're missing, the combination of real speed with an intuitive football brain that him and Thierry shared, made us utterly devastating on the counter