Daily Archives: February 6, 2012
Emmanuel Yaw Frimpong graced the Earth on the 10th of January 1992 and it’s fair to say that he has 100% Arsenal DNA because he enrolled at the Hale End Academy at the age of nine with Jack Wilshere.
He made his debut for the Reserves in 2009 and came into the limelight with his performances in the 2010 Emirates Cup among other preseason ties but an anterior cruciate ligament injury suffered in August kept Frimmy in the sidelines for nine months.
This made some football “scholars” term the word “Frimpong” as a long term injury and it has been used jokingly on Twitter and other social networking applications.
Frimmy walked the road of recovery and returned to full fitness in the summer of 2011 but a proposed loan move to lower division sides fell through. He made his Premier League debut late on in Arsenal’s goalless stalemate against Newcastle. He saw red for the first time in Arsenal colors in the 2-0 loss to Liverpool in August.
The Carling Cup was the main avenue for Frimpong to strut his stuff but he became a fan favorite following his on the field and off pitch performance against Manchester City. He made life miserable for ex-Gunner Samir Nasri to the extent the Frenchman wanted to substitute himself when the board was raised.
Frimpong is an eccentric character with a strong fan base on Twitter but his most significant contribution to the Twitter world has been the creation of the word “dench”
Apparently, the word dench is taken from the last name of Dame Judy Dench but it can have a varying number of the letter “e” depending on the user. It stands for something that’s extremely cool and it has become an ideal #harshtag to use when completing some statements.
Frimpong wasn’t getting much playing time at Arsenal with the presence of the colossus Alex Song and the emergence of Francis Coquelin so a loan move to Wolves was arranged this winter.
After just five league games into his short Wolves career, the Frimmy One got frimponged by Adolf Hilter’s long lost grandson, Joey “Hitler” Barton. The high-impact injury occurred when Wolves played Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
This isn’t a recurrence of his old knee injury that was suffered on his left knee. The cruciate ligament damage was suffered on his right knee this time and he’ll be out for six to nine months.
The hierarchy at Wolves issued a statemate:
“Everyone at Wolves would like to thank the midfielder for his efforts whilst at the club and join Arsenal in wishing him a swift recovery.”
To top it all up, the midfielder confirmed his injury on Twitter:
“@Frimpong26AFC: Bad News is that I’m out for 6-9months with my Knee. why God why?!?”
Feel free to click on his Twitter page to send him your best wishes.
The Frimmy One just got “frimponged”.
That’s definitely not #deeeeeeeeeench.
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