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VIDEO: The Spirit of Adams lives on


Written by Chris Wheatley

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Tony Adams is probably the greatest captain Arsenal have ever had – not only for his outstanding leadership qualities, but also for the way he overcame adversity, both on and off the pitch.

In contrast, Arsenal’s players of today are often called spineless and cowardly. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

As this video shows, many of Arsenal’s current players, especially Emmanuel Eboue and Nicklas Bendtner, have overcome adversity themselves and have followed the example of Adams and many other Arsenal greats before him.

Thanks to B05Videos for the video and description.


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Stone
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Stone
5 years 8 months ago

That was awesome. Thanks for the video, it reminds me of how much I miss Bendtner. What a run he was on last spring, he saved us on many occasions. Now we are in the same situation as last season with him and RvP out, thankfully we have Chamack.

Asene's.round.the.corner
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Asene's.round.the.corner
5 years 8 months ago

Ive just read that Shay Given has decided to stay at Man City. If this is true, we can kiss any chance of silverware goodbye and goodnight.

Wenger’s reluctancy to buy players early in the window looks to have backfired!!!!

Gooner4life&beyond
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Gooner4life&beyond
5 years 8 months ago

Oh, I miss Eduardo. We can win something even without Schwarzer FFS!

Jason
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Jason
5 years 8 months ago
@Asene’s.round.the.corner: I really dont get it? Almunia may not be a world class goalie but he is a good goalie and he has won us a lot of matches in the past I think we are defensively 10x times better than we were last season, we have an impressive array of players going forward and a very good back four but we still wont win silverware because we don’t have a world class goalie that is just stupid Almunia played out of his skin in the Blackburn game so give the guy some credit and stand behind him like any… Read more »
Gooner1
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Gooner1
5 years 8 months ago

I Was At The Game Where Eboue Got Booo’d, I For One Dident Boo, He Has Great attitude To The Way He Played After It And Still Kept His Head Up High And Dident Let It Bother him…Well Done To him,!

Kalum
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Kalum
5 years 8 months ago

just gotta love eboue!

dreddy
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dreddy
5 years 8 months ago
This is a really inspirational video… I love it! I don’t think this article has space for negative thoughts or criticisms… only about the heart which Arsenal players come back with, the dedication these guys have to perform at their best. We sometimes are so quick to write them off, forgetting what some of these players have been through. No matter how much money they get paid.. they’re still human… and that says a lot. Winning isn’t only about skill… its very much about character and willing one’s self into the win. I believe this team we have put together… Read more »
ASNLthruNthru
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ASNLthruNthru
5 years 8 months ago
Eboue, Bendtner,Song, Eduardo, Diaby, Theo have all grown into the players that have hoped for.Lets get behind Almunia,Ramsey and Denilson so that they will achieve that goal. All signs point to a great season ahead ! We tend to forget our ancient club motto “Victory through Harmony”, there is so much old time British spirit in this concept which can still be applied in the cutthroat world of the EPL and CL. Wenger clearly understands this, Big Tone understood it,Cesc, RvP, Verminator and Song realise it, some of our players are still just learning it. Hopefully some of our less… Read more »
pat
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pat
5 years 8 months ago

I’d be happy for Alumina to continue in goal the way he stood up to that orc Diouf shows he has a bit of fight in him. I think we are in for a special season from the gunners this time round… while we hung tough at blackburn, spuds go down to Wigan, and City went down to Sunderland. Gunners always had the ability and skills, now we can see the maturity, determination and fight coming through – its time boys.

P.S. vid was great!

jimmy
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jimmy
5 years 8 months ago

i find it quite funny that after almunia played 1 good game against blackburn people are now happy with him in goal for us, yet before that game (esp at the end of last season) people were calling out for him to go! yes i agree almunia saved us a few times last year with good saves but he also costed us games at crucial times. i am interested to see peoples reactions the next time he messes up!

jimmy
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jimmy
5 years 8 months ago

PS: what an awesome video!!!!

Arsenalgunner27
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Arsenalgunner27
5 years 8 months ago
great video, I am slightly gutted Eduardo didn’t stay though. If he hadn’t been injured against Birmingham we would have won the Premier League in 2007/2008 and he was absolutely fantastic once he got going. *sigh* but I’ve always said Eboue deserves some recognition for what he has done, I remember the boo’s and his down times. Then, I remember one match, think it was in europe against a team in the group stages, where he was one Fire, dribbling through 4 players at a time, didnt score, but was obviously man of the match and I just thought, wow,… Read more »
Afc kings
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Afc kings
5 years 8 months ago

Schwarzer is at the emirates right this minute. Something must be sorted out with fulham

chris
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chris
5 years 8 months ago

fulham wont be letting schwarzer go until they find a replacement and thats highly unlikely now that given is staying and its less than 6 hours to the deadline

pastaface
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pastaface
5 years 8 months ago

Eboue is not only great on the pitch but also great off the pitch too. Even when he is not playing he is always encouraging his team mates and seems so happy for them when they do well.

I hope he gets adequate playing time this season because he deserves it.

Mr Arsenal
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Mr Arsenal
5 years 8 months ago
wicked video lad.. but really… we have all seen eboue turn around his poor performances… (which were due to lack of confidence frm manager and fans)… HOWEVER NIKLAS BENDTNER?!?!?!?! are we serious here??? he scored A FEW important tp ins in the run in 2 last season, which may i point out, should he not have missed a hat trick of goals for the other 9 months of the season we would have been plain sailing… HE IS A ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB STRIKER!!! ARSENAL FANS PLZZZZ SHOW YOU HAVE MORE AMBITION THAN TO SHOW THIS GUY LOVE… HE DOESNT LACK… Read more »
Robbie MustoeMe
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Robbie MustoeMe
5 years 8 months ago
What a great positive video, thanks! If Almunia and co can just follow in these footsteps now we haven’t signed a top keeper everything will happen. I so used to hate seeing Eboue in the team, but what a man he has proved to be and I’m more than pleased to say I was wrong about him, completely. If I can say the same about our keeper situation at the end of the season….. And here’s why I believe the Arsenal board (not Wenger) won’t part with the dosh for a top keeper. It’s clear from what we tried to… Read more »
jimmy
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jimmy
5 years 8 months ago

anyone know what the name of this song is?

Robbie MustoeMe
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Robbie MustoeMe
5 years 8 months ago

@jimmy: It’s this, Jimmy (my real name’s Jimmy too, haha): The Chemical Brothers – Galvanize… Here’s a link to it on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2hzVV2Nwfs (not my kinda music though, that, but each to their own).

jimmy
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jimmy
5 years 8 months ago

@Robbie MustoeMe:

Hi jimmy, haha. thanx but dont think you sent the right link. the song on this video and the one on the link u sent are different?

Robbie MustoeMe
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Robbie MustoeMe
5 years 8 months ago

@jimmy: Cocked that right up didn’t I, haha! Sorry about that mate. Was tied up in other things at the time and did everything on automatic hurrying to get off the PC to do a job I had to do. Sorry also I can’t help you who the artist is.

jimmy
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jimmy
5 years 8 months ago

@Robbie MustoeMe:

haha no prob. besides the song and the video work great together. y not listen to a good track whilst watching a great arsenal video. cant get tired of watching this video. thanx for the help anyway mate

Bammers05
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Bammers05
5 years 8 months ago

@jimmy: I can tell you that the name of the song is ‘Ali In The Jungle’ by The Hours :). And I should know – I made the video.

Thanks for all the compliments btw.

Robbie MustoeMe
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Robbie MustoeMe
5 years 7 months ago

@Bammers05: Thanks for settling that Bammer, and thanks again for the great video! Think positive everybody and dont project negativity onto the team or Wenger etc, it will only lead to more neagtivity, which is an energy, rather, think positively and project positive energy. This will lead to great things. Try it and see…

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