Arsenal: the best and worst Jack Wilshere puns
ARSENAL’S Jack Wilshere began the weekend smoking a cigarette. He ended it as the Gunners’ goal scorer in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion. The puns came thick and fast. But are they any good? Let’s look at the best and the worst.
Arsenal huff and puff their way back to top
The Sun creates a horrible headline: “Ciggie Stardust” and his “scoring habit”. Dod you score cigarettes, like you do drugs?
Followed by yet another horrible headline: “He smokes when he wants“. But that’s just an echo of the song Arsenal fans serenaded Wilshere with.
The Mirror goes for the obvious.
As does The Star:
In the Metro, Wilshere is a bright “spark”.
And the winner: The Times’ Oliver Kay for this gem which contains both elements of the story: he smoked and his shot was deflected into the net:
So, after all that talk about smoking outside nightclubs, Jack Wilshere cadged the lucky strike that he and Arsenal craved.
Roll up to the Jack Wilshere show…