VIDEO: Alex Song rounds off Arsenal’s 2009 in style

Alex Song’s late goal against Portsmouth is up there as one of my favourite moments of the season so far.

Watch it again below (LINK):

I think it’s fitting that our most improved, consistent and reliable performer’s first goal of the season also happened to be our last of 2009.

Bravo, Song. Bravo.

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31 Responses to “VIDEO: Alex Song rounds off Arsenal’s 2009 in style”

  1. liam
    December 31, 2009 at 9:13 am #

    Full time, 4-1 and we’re in the best position going into the New Year that we’ve been in for a long time. Personally, I couldn’t care less whether it was a bunch of babies or a bunch of OAP’s that got us there!

  2. C-Bass
    December 31, 2009 at 9:23 am #

    We’ll deserved by Song he’s been playing his heart out for us.

  3. Bikila
    December 31, 2009 at 9:28 am #

    Why wasn’t Theo in the lineup? Is he hurt again?

    Excellent performance by the squad.

  4. Bravis Trickle
    December 31, 2009 at 9:33 am #

    Fantastic man, what an improvement. It is insane watching his first matches at the club compared to this.

    Cheers, happy new year!

  5. Tiki
    December 31, 2009 at 9:40 am #

    @Bikila: Rib injury for Walcott.

    Committed performance, good too see Diaby starting to thrive. Love the “We’ve only got one Song” chants, massive props to the travelling fans, sang their hearts out, really audible and loud on the telly. Loved how Song made a heart symbol to the fans at the end of the game.

    Up the Arse!

  6. Andrew Weber
    December 31, 2009 at 10:02 am #

    @ Tiki – Yeah, I heard those ‘Song’ chants from the crowd as well. I love that they were singing it in the build-up to his goal. It was like he heard them, realised that he should do something special and just rushed forward!

    I love Song so much. I’ll be getting an Arsenal shirt with his name on the back next year for sure!

  7. 7masters
    December 31, 2009 at 10:04 am #

    A parting gift from Song in his last game, Arsenal played like units all clicked together…. wonderful to watch Diaby-Traore covering each other While Sagna-Nasri on right doing same…Then Ramsey-Song- linking them forward to Arshavin-Eduardo. And all closed down spaces to make work for defence much easier.

    I think these is future of football, Also funny things to watch was Arsenal fans seem to know when goal is coming they al

  8. JROCK
    December 31, 2009 at 10:11 am #

    Song is amazing..the guy is arsenal and arsenal through.Good thing with these boys, they have grown up together, so theres that bond.People have written them off several times, called them all sorts of names…But we shall prevail…2010 is our year!!

  9. Evo In Oz
    December 31, 2009 at 10:23 am #

    beautiful goal, good patience by the team and great vision by Song to move back to the far post and then signal Nasri to put the ball up for him!

    Well done!

  10. Carlos
    December 31, 2009 at 10:49 am #

    Just tells us a lesson to stop slating our players when they are not doing well. Some of the insults thrown towards Song and Diaby’s way when they weren’t doing well simply show that Wenger knows much more than all of us fans combined. Well done to the Boys and sure …..there is only one Song.

  11. shambogunner
    December 31, 2009 at 11:08 am #

    team morale and unity the best iv seen in ages….fans wer excellent,song is a revelation and seems to be inspiring those around him….nasri and diaby hav really upped their games since wev lost cesc and rvp,its a throwback to the invincibles,i dont care if we dont win the league,for me,the players are now startin to fulfill their potential and hav real pride in the shirt…no coincidence its happened since AW questioned their commitment at anfield…
    wel done deni,diaby and song over the xmas period…outstanding.
    wel played aaron ramsey toni,dynamic and box to box…great display

  12. JROCK
    December 31, 2009 at 11:21 am #

    Hello guys, there is an article which was in the times in the summer which am looking for…this american journalist was predicting arsenal to win the premier league trophy 2009-2010, he gave his reasons, and also said that he had been slated by his fellow professionals for making such a bold statement

    If anyone remembers and has the article please get back to me….thanks

  13. Kerpov
    December 31, 2009 at 1:03 pm #

    A picture of calmness- He’s our Song!

  14. KaMaL
    December 31, 2009 at 1:52 pm #

    Song has made a huge improvement in his game…….it is all thanks to arsene wenger…..this shows how lucky we are to hav such a experience and fantastic manager……….happy new year to everyone

  15. Andrew Weber
    December 31, 2009 at 2:59 pm #

    @ JROCK – I can’t find it – if you can be sure to post it. I’d love to read.

  16. Onoja
    December 31, 2009 at 4:01 pm #

    Song; what a new song he is begining to sing now.
    Cheers to a new year in style.

  17. ArsenalKenya
    December 31, 2009 at 4:06 pm #

    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010 TO ALL U GUNNERS FRATERNITY!

    THIS IS THE YEAR WE WILL LIFT THE CUP.

  18. yhung ghuru
    December 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm #

    …………..what can i say. Can’t stop the hustle.

  19. billy
    December 31, 2009 at 4:31 pm #

    anybody seen ramsy”s goal? now that was a class goal. song, i salute you my man. does anybody have an idea of who wenger is officialy gonna sighn in the new year? or who do you guys think its gonna be?

  20. Andrew Weber
    December 31, 2009 at 4:33 pm #

    There might be a New Year’s message from a certain Arsenal player later today…

  21. billy
    December 31, 2009 at 4:37 pm #

    now you got me all exited andy

  22. Hirvesh
    December 31, 2009 at 4:37 pm #

    @JROCK, maybe this is the article:

    http://redlondon.wordpress.com/2009/08/13/pundit-predicts-arsenal-to-win-league-title/

  23. Hirvesh
    December 31, 2009 at 4:40 pm #

    simple google search found this article ^^

  24. billy
    December 31, 2009 at 5:27 pm #

    @ everyone. hi guys. just want to take this oppertunity to wish you guys a very blessed new year. may it be filled with joy, succes and a couple of trophys. a special big thank you to andy for keeping us posted on the gunners and your hard work for upholding this blog. thanks man. its realy apreciated. hope to see you guys here in south africa next year june. its gonna be excited. we are realy working very hard here in south africa in preperation for the world cup. peace out guys. Gunner for life.

  25. Andrew Weber
    December 31, 2009 at 5:49 pm #

    @ Hirvesh – Nice work!

    @ billy – Thanks mate. Take care and have a happy NY.

  26. james B. kaitaba
    December 31, 2009 at 6:15 pm #

    am proud to be a fan of arsenal, the lads are rewarding our unwavering support.
    am praying for consistence.
    ‘ve always believed manu and chelsea ain’t better than us.
    bravo guys, keep going.

  27. abc
    December 31, 2009 at 6:25 pm #

    plz don’t spread arsenalist.com highlights , the ID will be closed by netresult.

  28. Hans Monsma
    December 31, 2009 at 6:33 pm #

    One negative … Our little Russian has a Bergkamp like vision and touch – but his work rate is well below par… is he lazy or overweight and unfit?
    With him playing behind a strong and robust Striker in the mould of our departed – Mr. Adebayor… he would set up a multiplicity of chances and opportunities – he is not a striker and is wasted in that position.

  29. alexsong4eva
    December 31, 2009 at 7:55 pm #

    one song…….we’ve only got one song….we’ve only got one song……..

  30. I mole
    December 31, 2009 at 8:39 pm #

    Song was fabulous ,he really deserve d goal . Arsenal u’re 2 much.

  31. wandarah
    January 1, 2010 at 1:13 am #

    @Tiki – He wasnt making a heart at the Arsenal fans. He was making it to his wife, that’s why he was kissing his wedding ring.

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