The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Watching Arsenal

What an evening – all agree that the quarter final of the UEFA Cup match between Arsenal and Liverpool was a humdinger.  There is an added level of interest in our family as we all support different teams.  And so it was that I sat watching the match with my son supporting Liverpool and me Arsenal.

The first leg held at Arsenals ground was a 1-1 draw and the second leg last night in Liverpool in front of their intimidating fanatical supporters.

The match had everything fantastic play at breathtaking speed, brilliant individual skills, end to end action, the lead changing hands, drama and a biased ref.  Well ok my side lost and I am bound to seek solace.  I was emotionally drained at the end.  Arsenal were actually ahead and going through with only 7 minutes to play – so what went wrong.  (more…)