April 9th, 2010

gwenie

oh happy day!

Arsenal relief as Robin van Persie and others edge closer to comebacks 




Arsenal are finally getting some good news on the injury front with Robin van Persie, Johan Djourou and Kieran Gibbs all on the comeback trail from long-term problems.
 
 Club physio Colin Lewin has revealed the trio are close to returns and could help Arsenal as they bid to remain in title contention.

 "Johan Djourou had a difficult problem with the cartilage in his knee joint," Lewin told the club's website. "He has made virtually a full recovery and we expect him to train fully with the squad within the next fortnight, as will Kieran Gibbs.

"They have both made full recoveries from what could have been career-threatening injuries.

"Robin will be joining the squad for full training imminently. That is a big boost for the club and to see Johan and Kieran training with the team in the next fortnight will give everyone a big lift."

Lewin also confirmed that captain Cesc Fabregas is set to miss the rest of the season with a broken leg, but was at least able to reassure Spain fans the influential midfielder will return for the World Cup 2010. [can i add a hellz yeah!]

"Cesc is doing well," Lewin said. "He is likely to be out for the rest of the season with a hairline crack of his fibula. "If everything goes well he will comfortably make the World Cup and we will be constantly monitoring him."



 

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Oh no they're drawing! [again...]

Football players might be talented off the pitch as well.




Professional graphologist Emma Bache, who was asked to interpret the drawings by the Premier League stars, said about Gerrard's piece: This is quite a big figure with a disproportionately long neck, it's almost as if he wants to peer over a wall, he wants to see what's going on all the time and he's very much an observer and a larger than life character.

More than 40 other Premier League stars, including Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas, have sketched self-portraits for a book to be auctioned for charity.

Read more and see more : HERE
[tennis] my favorite winner

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Dear ONTD Football
 I have a dilemma.

 

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ETA: Aww, I'm adding the "i love you all" tag because you're amazing and I love you all.
I've decided to go out with my friends and avoid everything El Clasico related (Ted Mosby missing Super Bowl style) and I'll try to download the match / pray for a replay on TV later. 
Here, have adorable El Clasico related picture as a thank you.

 

real madrid  • cristiano [gorgeous]

what

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The North African terror group al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has threatened to attack this summer's World Cup games in South Africa.

"How amazing could the match United States vs. Britain be when broadcasted live on air at a stadium packed with spectators when the sound of an explosion rumbles through the stands, the whole stadium is turned upside down and the number of dead bodies are in their dozens and hundreds, Allah willing," reads a statement the group published in a recent issue of the Jihadi online magazine Mushtaqun Lel Jannah (Longing to Paradise).

The statement also highlights recent actions by the terrorism group such as the December suicide bombing that killed seven CIA employees and a Jordanian agent at a base in Eastern Afghanistan last December and the Christmas Day bombing attempt that resulted in the arrest of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian who has been cooperating with the FBI and providing information about his contacts in Yemen and the al Qaeda affiliate that operates there.

"Al Qaeda, who managed to deliver 50 grams of explosives to the Detroit plane, after infiltrating dozens of U.S. security barriers, al Qaeda, who enabled brother martyr Abul Kheir (Abdullah Asiri) to get into the palace of Mohammed bin Nayef, al Qaeda, who humiliated the world's greatest intelligence apparatus through the operation of Mujahid Abu Dujana al-Khorassani (Humam al-Balawi), who shattered the pride of the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence combined," the statement says. "Al Qaeda will have a presence in the games, Allah willing."

In addition to the U.S. and U.K. teams, the teams representing France, Germany and Italy are also on the group's list of targets.

"All those countries are part of the Zionist-Crusader campaign against Islam,"
the statement says.

The group says they will use some undetectable explosive that will be able to circumvent security checkpoints at the games. The statement appears to directly challenge FIFA's president Joseph Blatter.

"All the security checks and X-ray machines that America will be sending after reading this article would not be capable of detecting how those explosives made it into the stadium and that for a simple reason that we will be announcing in due course," the statement says. "So are your preparations for this event up to scratch, Mr. Blatter?"

South Africa had announced last October that its security forces had foiled an al Qaeda plot to carry out a terrorist attack during the 2010 football World Cup. According to reports published then, South Africa's National Intelligence Agency, senior police forces and American agents jointly conducted the operation, which led to the arrest of a number of suspects linked to the group in Somalia and Mozambique working on a plot to carry out bomb attacks during the games.



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at first I thought my friend was winding me up. then i googled it and found dozens of articles,  and i almost felt sick.
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Arshavin on tonight's 'A Question of Sport'

 

Andrey Arshavin will appear on tonight's episode of the BBC One sports quiz 'A Question of Sport'.

The Russian midfielder will join host Sue Barker and team captains Phil Tufnell and Matt Dawson from 7:30pm (UK time) on BBC One this Friday evening.

Joining Andrey on the show will be skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams, middleweight boxer and Olympic gold medallist James Degale and Leicester Tigers rugby union player Tom Croft.



I really hope he's like he is on his website in real life. This could prove to be quite lolz.




Source: Official Arsenal Website
puyolnography

so the clásico is tomorrow...




let's discus... um... tactics...or something

or better yet, let's talk about nice things about the opposite team you support/like/are rooting for. we won't judge you!!!!!!!

who's a player you'd want on your team?
or underneath the bedsheets?

there might be some tension in here soon so before the claws come out lets focus on the things that unite us all

like torsos


tattoos


groomed brows


and underwear modeling


haters gtfo
join in even if you're a nutty neutral

3 2 1, GO!!!!!!!!!