We never boo our own

1-nil to the Arsenal should have been the cry today at home against Wigan. Instead what occurred was possibly the most shameful display by Arsenal supporters I’ve ever seen. Now, I’m not a huge fan of Emmanuel Eboue and he was shocking today, but the crowd response to his play was even more diabolical.

In a match that saw Arsenal fail to convert on numerous chances against a fiercely determined Wigan side, our lads needed raucous support from the crowd, but it was painfully quiet for long stretches, and the abuse Eboue was subjected to was inexcusable. I was sadly reminded of wretched incident a few seasons back at Craven Cottage, where Alex Song had a poor showing and was roasted by our traveling support.

This is only one Gooners opinion, but if your heart is Arsenal through and through, then your support is unwavering, through good times and bad, and you never, ever boo an Arsenal player on the pitch in service of our club.

If you participate in this shameful display today, you should seriously consider supporting another club. If you want a club you can boo on a regular basis, perhaps Sp*rs might be more to you liking.

4 thoughts on “We never boo our own

  1. No, we never boo our own. We just sit back in California type up critical posts about specific players and tell people how to support their own backyard clubs.

    You’re an idiot who isn’t even English, let alone a Gunner.

  2. This is a ridiculous bit of self puffery. If you feel for a long time that a particular player has been a detriment to the team and that player comes on and plays like crap and then ignores his teammate’s call to go forward and proceeds to foolishly give the ball up and almost cost us 2 points then he is certainly open to vocal criticizm (booing) The only shameful behavior going on today is you and your ilk telling people that they would be better off supporting other clubs. You and the rest of the nasal proctologist have been as much responsible for the tunnel vision by club management as anybody. Thank goodness there have been enough realistic fans around making their displeasure known that Wenger is finally coming to grips with weaknesses in the squad.

  3. I have heard no boos at Maggie’s today although we only had about half a dozen Gooners present (Kevin, Sasha, Jason, + others whose name I can’t recall, sorry). As Patrick put it “They think it’s just Wigan that’s why they didn’t show up..” Nonetheless a great time was had as always. The match was a bit frustrating to watch especially the second half when we looked over to the other TVs and saw 2-0 to Chelsea, 3-1 to ‘Pool. But hey, 3 points is 3 points.

    Memorable quotes from this morning:
    F**c Hleb! You always talk about Hleb! (Jason to Sasha)
    Ooohhh yeeeah. Who wants some cheese? (Patrick after discovering the milk went bad)

    See you next time!

  4. >From Dave Weymouth…Thank goodness there have been enough realistic fans around making their displeasure known that Wenger is finally coming to grips with weaknesses in the squad.
    Come on son..”realistic” ? Do me a favour !
    Is it more realistic to get on a stumbling player’s back, rather than to cheer his name in support, to encourage rather than condemn.
    Why build a wall between your club’s representative and yourself ?

    The petulant selfish display by “fans” against Eboue, and Le Boss’s changes, is disgraceful when you realise it is in front of opposition supporters, as well as your club’s own.
    There is nothing oppositions like more, than seeing dissension in the camp they are attempting to topple !
    But, more to the point..there is only reality and our reaction to it. No reaction is more “realistic” than any other. So why not choose a healthier, supportive, way of reacting, than an ego-driven condemning, knocking, pulling down..”our own” ?