Thursday, March 22

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"Arsenal To Play Without Dicks" is FALSE

by Staff writer



The meme below telling a story of one Arsenal player named David Dicks has been circulating round the web since the early 2000s:




However funny the meme is though, it probably isn't TRUE.

First, no info about a David Dicks known to have played for Arsenal exists anywhere.

The only David Dicks we could find out about is 39-year-old Australian sailor who became the youngest person to sail non-stop and solo around the world.

Another David Dick who was an Australian rules footballer never played for Arsenal before his death in 1982 (the funny event in the meme is said to have occurred in the 90s).

Also, in some other memes with just the same story, "David Dicks" is replaced by "Newton Dicks", who again could not be confirmed as an Arsenal football player.

So the meme story, like many of its kind, is certainly false news.


Click below to read more about this topic:



Arsenal FC and Its Fans

London-based football club, Arsenal, has developed a strong following since its founding in 1886.

Since the 1980s, Arsenal's fans have often been referred to as Gooners, a derivation from the team's nickname, the "Gunners".

The club and its fans have regularly been featured in portrayals of football in British culture. A 2005 report estimated Arsenal's global fanbase at 27 million, the third-largest in the world.

A September 2011 report estimated Arsenal's fanbase at 100 million worldwide, still making them the third-largest team in terms of supporters. The club is also noted for constant, dissatisfied criticism of the team by many of its own supporters, even at times of success.

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