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Queen Elizabeth’s Arsenal

by | 23rd, April 2007

queen.jpg “GOD Save our gracious team, long live our noble team, God save our team…”

A song to warm the cockles as Arsenal fans wake up to the news that no less a person than Her Majesty the Queen supports the Gunners.

In the Sun’s front-page news (“QUEEN: I SUPPORT ARSENAL”), readers learn that Her Majesty is a follower of the London giants.

Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabreagas, a Spaniard by design, tells us: “It seems the Queen follows football and she told us she was an Arsenal fan. She appeared to definitely know who I was and we exchanged a few special words.”

Rightly what was staid in the Queen’s chambers stays in the Queen’s chambers.

All we can reveals is that, as is often the way with football fans, support runs along family lines and the Queen’s late mother was also a fan

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