What the bloggers say – Spurs 5-1 Arsenal, Carling Cup semi final, second leg

Ollie Irish

23rd, January 2008

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First up, some reaction from the big Arsenal blogs…
‘[Spurs] obviously had the momentum and once that’s going it’s hard to turn it around. They’re still an awful bunch of cockfisters though, singing that song about Arsene and throwing stuff at Cesc as he tried to take a corner. No amount of goals wins you any amount of class.’ Arseblog
‘Let’s not pretend that whilst Tottenham were the better side, that they in any way, shape, or form are the better side… Let’s not pretend that a side containing the likes of Almunia, Toure, Clichy, Flamini, and Adebayor from the start wouldn’t have taught Spurs yet another footballing lesson they’d long to forget… And let’s not pretend that the League Cup matters all that much to us.’ Gunnerblog

‘The real difference here was that the Spuds wanted it. Their players wanted it and their fans wanted it. They wanted it desperately. And the Arsenal players just did not not until it was far too late.’ East Lower
More reaction, including from Tottenham’s side of north London, after the click…


‘It’s a shame that the class exhibited on the pitch by the hosts did not extend to the pond life in the stands. The vile abuse directed at Arsene Wenger is over and above what constitutes banter. The missiles directed at Cesc Fabregas said everything about large numbers of those who watch their football in the marshlands… The silent majority at Tottenham deserve better. Football deserves better.’ Goonerholic
‘Blimey they have been crawling out of the woodwork this morning! My phone hasn’t been this busy since I jokingly told someone I had a spare Champs League final ticket. Judging by the number of texts, calls and ferking Skypes you would have thought there had been a seismic shift in the fortunes of

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