Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby BFG4 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:39 am

Good performance, especially in midfield, both Ramsey and Torreira controlled the game, and showed what we were missing with that stupid El neny and Guendouzi combination on Sunday :banghead: I thought Aubameyang was shit, and can't shake the feeling that goals aside, he isn't much of an all round player. Although we are shit away from home, I still think we will grab at least one out there, and that should be enough.
On a side-note as DB said, what sort of fucking prick goes to a game and pisses off before the end, it's like watching a movie and switching it off before the end. These people need to seriously question their own support if that's their attitude.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Leyton Gooner » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:49 am

Will never understand leaving before the end whatever the reason. Leicester away a few seasons ago my mate offered me a lift on the understanding that we'd have to leave early because he had to be back in London to meet up with an old mate who was back from Dubai. Told him to stuff it (politely of course) and made my own way. If it was me I wouldn't have gone to the game if I knew I'd miss the end

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Ray C » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:04 am

Just watched the replay again & it don't get any better - We should have scored heaps Ramsey second half miss + Lacosette air swing & their keeper made a couple of magic saves. Maybe the score should have been 7 - 2. I'd be happy with that. :barscarf: :barscarf:

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Gunner Rob » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:06 am

So many of our fans are cùnts. A European quarter final and they fuck off out the door early. Cùnts. :censored:

A great win. But we were lucky in that 2nd half.
Just thought the same...imagine looking up to the stands in the 88th minute when you are 2-0 up against an Italian club and seeing loads of empty seats..
it was still pretty full in there on 88 minutes to be fair.
the bigger problem is fans not arriving on time - last night was an 8pm kick off so there was NO EXCUSE.

the club even laid on a "light show" from 7.50pm which although shit should have got people in early.
loads of people last night were still arriving 10-15 minutes into the match.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Gunner Rob » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:08 am

i'm right behind the goal tonight so I will be watching Cech very closely...
Sadly I think you'll be watching him picking the ball out of the net at least once,and possibly one will be from his error,I have very little faith in the bloke.

I think we'll lose both legs,if the team news is to be believed I cant see the point of playing the stiff,we owe him nothing.
he was actually very good last night. no complaints although I have to say that their keeper was outstanding and kept them in the tie.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby StuartL » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:29 am

Good performance, especially in midfield, both Ramsey and Torreira controlled the game, and showed what we were missing with that stupid El neny and Guendouzi combination on Sunday :banghead: I thought Aubameyang was shit, and can't shake the feeling that goals aside, he isn't much of an all round player. Although we are shit away from home, I still think we will grab at least one out there, and that should be enough.
On a side-note as DB said, what sort of fucking prick goes to a game and pisses off before the end, it's like watching a movie and switching it off before the end. These people need to seriously question their own support if that's their attitude.
I can understand it if we are playing shit, 3-0 down or something, but in a quarter final, 2-0 up but still and edgy game where things can still happen.
Ticket prices are so high that you would think they would stay if only to get their money’s worth.

The only people with an excuse to leave are those whose train leaves and there is not another after to get home ( can’t be too many of them )
I always hope we get late goals just to piss the leavers off.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Rian1 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:30 am

So many of our fans are cùnts. A European quarter final and they fuck off out the door early. Cùnts. :censored:

A great win. But we were lucky in that 2nd half.
Just thought the same...imagine looking up to the stands in the 88th minute when you are 2-0 up against an Italian club and seeing loads of empty seats..
it was still pretty full in there on 88 minutes to be fair.
the bigger problem is fans not arriving on time - last night was an 8pm kick off so there was NO EXCUSE.

the club even laid on a "light show" from 7.50pm which although shit should have got people in early.
loads of people last night were still arriving 10-15 minutes into the match.
Although I agree and I expressed the same sentiments (but more for weekend games) we have to remember that at the end of the day a) it is a mid-week game and b) 8pm kick off doesn't always mean everyone finishes at 5-6pm. Loads of people in the City or throughout London in professions like finance, law, medicine, CS and etc. don't do strict hours. To make things worse, add rush hour on the tube and it's a nightmare.

Don't agree with leaving on the 39th minute for beer and 75th minute so Arsenal station is clear though. Left after full-time and I still made it to office at 6:30. Even worse when all the above happen on a Saturday/Sunday game. :?

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Herd » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:08 am

Tfl make things worse by closing Holloway road 1.5 hrs b4 any game as they wanted Arsenal to pay for the expansion of the station and Arsenal refused after all they don't give a toss. They also could run a shuttle service from Finsbury Park and Kings Cross and Moorgate into Drayton Park which could take thousands but they don't. Yet they spend millions on Wembley Park and lay on extra trains for any event there.
Highbury and Islington is hugely busy on any night because it's a major east west and north south Overground route . When u add football into it it's chaos . Many in suburbia last trains are b4 11 so they have to shift . 8pm kick off and the fact it can take mins to get out because the isles are narrow and u have no choice but to go early.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Gunner Rob » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:18 am

if people finish work late then they shouldn't be going to the match.
I know someone who was in this situation yesterday and so sold their ticket on the ticket exchange.

the later the kick off the more likely people are to leave early. 8pm is a stupid time to kick off - all evening games should be no later than 7.45pm.

regarding half time the problem is down to how slow the service is at the Emirates.
I hear that the scum have the new quick pour pints at their new stadium - these need to be introduced at the Emirates.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Clash » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:16 am

Good result and performance. Not convinced its gonna be enough though. I can see us being 2-0 within 20 mins over there if we dont start with the right approach. Hopefully Torreira being back will ensure we don't let Napoli have things all their own way. I love that little guy!

Have to say PEA is pissing me off more and more I seen him play though. He is a good player but so careless and unlike Lacazette he doesnt make up for his misses and wastefulness with workrate. Still cannot forget or forgive that penalty miss.

Also agree about the early leavers, although for those of us who stay it does take a ridiculous amount of time to get out. I never used to be particularly anxious to get away early but I really do want to be away before Neil fucking Diamond's ''Sweet Caroline'' comes on :banghead:

What the fuck has that song got to do with anything about football or Arsenal? Why do we even have to post game music? I bet its down to Nigel - the tool with the trendy hipster beard who does the half time interviews. Nigel looks and sounds like the sort of knob who would listen to Neil Diamond. I cannot stand it. All his songs make my ears bleed! I'd rather listen to an air raid siren! Maybe that's the point? Neil Diamond is as good a way as any to clear an area :roll:

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Jock Gooner » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:27 am

What a wasted opportunity to stick four past what were a useless shower of cu.nts in the first half. After we scored the second Napoli were all over the place at the back but instead of going for the jugular with speed, pressing and direct attacking we sat off and did some nice pointless wenkeresque pointless fucking passing pointlessly about. We could and should have put this tie to bed in the first half. Now we're going to go over there and if we concede in the first half hour it's going to be squeaky bum time. The only redeeming factor is that I can see us scoring which will force them to score four which as long as Calamity Mustafi isn't playing should be ok.

I get in about half an hour before kick off to avoid the fucking mass of bodies trying to get in 10 mins before kick off. Let's face it, it doesn't matter what fucking time we kick off the same people will be there trying to get in ten mins before the start - human nature. As for leaving early, well I can understand that - some folk have trains and connections to catch, family commitments, some are heading off to work, some just want to beat the rush. They've bought their ticket and rocked up...so fair play to them.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby robbo10 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:08 pm

i'm right behind the goal tonight so I will be watching Cech very closely...
Sadly I think you'll be watching him picking the ball out of the net at least once,and possibly one will be from his error,I have very little faith in the bloke.

I think we'll lose both legs,if the team news is to be believed I cant see the point of playing the stiff,we owe him nothing.
he was actually very good last night. no complaints although I have to say that their keeper was outstanding and kept them in the tie.
That's good to hear,I haven't seen the game and there's no doubt he was decent 10 years ago,every time I seem to see him he has a mistake in him,the clean sheet was nice too,it takes the away goal threat away,1 Napoli goal last night changes the whole tie.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Clash » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:26 pm


That's good to hear,I haven't seen the game and there's no doubt he was decent 10 years ago,every time I seem to see him he has a mistake in him,the clean sheet was nice too,it takes the away goal threat away,1 Napoli goal last night changes the whole tie.
Cech is the current day Pat Jennings:

- a legend with another London club but not with us

- a reject who was way beyond his best by the time he signed who makes costly mistakes **

- Still has the other London in his heart

- will return to the club he loves as a coach after he's done with us


As Emery doesnt look like dropping him, I hope if we get to the Europa final that Cech isn't fit so that Leno has to play. Especially if that final is against Chelsea.


(** Spurs away 1982 FA Cup / Oxford away 1984 Milk cup as a couple of examples for any Jennings fans on here. The man is a Spurs man through and through! Never understood why Jennings is as popular as he is with so many Arsenal fans)

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby Bradywasking » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:29 am


That's good to hear,I haven't seen the game and there's no doubt he was decent 10 years ago,every time I seem to see him he has a mistake in him,the clean sheet was nice too,it takes the away goal threat away,1 Napoli goal last night changes the whole tie.
Cech is the current day Pat Jennings:

- a legend with another London club but not with us

- a reject who was way beyond his best by the time he signed who makes costly mistakes **

- Still has the other London in his heart

- will return to the club he loves as a coach after he's done with us


As Emery doesnt look like dropping him, I hope if we get to the Europa final that Cech isn't fit so that Leno has to play. Especially if that final is against Chelsea.


(** Spurs away 1982 FA Cup / Oxford away 1984 Milk cup as a couple of examples for any Jennings fans on here. The man is a Spurs man through and through! Never understood why Jennings is as popular as he is with so many Arsenal fans)
Met Jennings outside Highbury before a NLD in the mid 90s..Asked him who he was supporting on the day. He looked at me like I had asked the most stupid question ever , which in fairness I probably had..He grunted that he worked for Tottenham.

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Re: Napoli (H) Europa League 11/04 @ 20:00

Postby herbert » Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:26 pm


That's good to hear,I haven't seen the game and there's no doubt he was decent 10 years ago,every time I seem to see him he has a mistake in him,the clean sheet was nice too,it takes the away goal threat away,1 Napoli goal last night changes the whole tie.
Cech is the current day Pat Jennings:

- a legend with another London club but not with us

- a reject who was way beyond his best by the time he signed who makes costly mistakes **

- Still has the other London in his heart

- will return to the club he loves as a coach after he's done with us


As Emery doesnt look like dropping him, I hope if we get to the Europa final that Cech isn't fit so that Leno has to play. Especially if that final is against Chelsea.


(** Spurs away 1982 FA Cup / Oxford away 1984 Milk cup as a couple of examples for any Jennings fans on here. The man is a Spurs man through and through! Never understood why Jennings is as popular as he is with so many Arsenal fans)
A bit harsh Clash,it wa a good transfer,he went on to play a big part in the various cup runs 78=80 ,I cant disagree that he was a Vermin legend and maybe past it 82-84 but his first few seasons with us he was a great goalkeeper


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