Date: 19th December 2007 at 12:48am
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Ok, I’ll be the first to take a fat juicy slice of humble pie, and wolf it down.

Alex Song IS a good footballer.

Tonight, the young man was outstanding. I’m not sure Song has the capacity to input that kind of special performance week in & week out, but he has shown tonight that he has a place in our squad.

Song has been on the wrong end of some extremely unpleasant stick from Arsenal fans, indeed he was boo’ed by the travelling Gooners when Arsenal played Fulham at the Cottage a while ago, and whilst I would never resort to booing my own, I honestly believed he was not good enough to play for Arsenal.

I’m not saying he’s ready to be 1st choice or anything, but the Cameroonian (is that even a word?) can certainly play a pivotal role as a squad player in the coming seasons.

Above all, even above his performance tonight, his most outstanding attribute has been his Cygan-esque attitude. Never one to whine and whinge, Alex Song has just gotten on with his job.

So as Alex serves up a mammoth sized pie, I’m already sat gobbling up my piece, and you know what?

It tastes f***ing good!