Who is K2?

A handy guide to blog nicknames and shorthand

  • AJAndrew Johnson
  • ArbAlvaro Arbeloa
  • The BeastJulio Baptista
  • BenchtnerNiclas Bendtner. So named for his habit of being stuck on the bench when picked for one's fantasy team.
  • BFARBig Fat Andy Reid
  • BFAYBlog Favorite Ashley Young
  • BFDBBlog Favorite David Bentley
  • BFFLBig Fat Frank Lampard
  • Captain Kirk(also The Capt. or Capt. Kirk) Chris Kirkland.
  • CarlitoCarlos Tevez
  • CescCesc Fabregas. See also, Fab
  • CletusClint Dempsey, See also, The Duece
  • CletusClint Mathis. The original Cletus.
  • CRonCristiano Ronaldo
  • DogboyDidier Drogba. See also, Drogs
  • DrogsDidier Drogba. See also, Dogboy
  • The DeuceClint Dempsey, See also, Cletus
  • Duff Duff DuffDamien Duff. See also, Duffman
  • DuffmanDamien Duff. See also, Duff Duff Duff
  • EdSEduardo da Silva. Not to be confused with...
  • EvdSEdwin van der Sar
  • FabCesc Fabregas. Now confused by the emergence of reserve keeper Lukas Fabianski.
  • FaddyJames McFadden
  • FASDAFuture Arsenal Striker (in Neal's fondest wishes) Dean Ashton
  • GabbyGabriel Agbonlahor
  • The GoatShaun Goater
  • The ElkNicolas "Le Sulk" Anelka
  • JARJohn Arne Riise
  • JRobJason Roberts
  • JummyJimmy Bullard
  • K2Emmanuel Adebayor. He is tall as a mountain, and reminiscent of former Arsenal striker Kanu in his stature and playing style. Hence K2 or K2.0, or K2.6.
  • KaboomYounes Kaboul
  • KJKenwyne Jones. See also KWyne and Wyn-e the Pooh
  • KWyne(pronounced K-Win) Kenwyne Jones. See also KJ and Wyn-e the Pooh
  • LMO(Little Mikey Owen) Michael Owen
  • LRobLaurent Robert, formerly of Newcastle United and Derby County; now with Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.
  • MPetMartin Petrov
  • MTayMatthew Taylor
  • MGPMorten Gamst Pedersen
  • NandoFernando Torres
  • NRCNigel Reo-Coker
  • paR-TayRyan Taylor. See also, RTay
  • PRobboPaul Robinson. See also, Robbo
  • RobboPaul Robinson. See also, PRobbo
  • RSCRoque Santa Cruz
  • RTayRyan Taylor. See also, paR-Tay
  • RVNRuud van Nistlerooy
  • RVPor RvP, Robin van Persie
  • SAFSir Alex Ferguson
  • SGESven Goran Eriksson
  • SickyTomas Rosicky
  • SPetStyllian Petrov
  • StevieGSteven Gerrard
  • SWPShaun Wright-Phillips
  • THThierry Henry, the man so good he needed a nickname, and began this whole thing
  • TheoTheo Walcott
  • THoTim Howard
  • THudTom Huddlestone
  • Wyn-e the PoohKenwyne Jones. See also KJ and KWyne
  • The YakAgbyeni Yakubu


  1. what about the feather necklace of death - Mr. Boa Morte

  2. Is it possible to add the official bloggers definition for "+10" to this list? It seems to be a bit of a controversy on the yahoo blog.

  3. I wanted to do the same thing on my blog!! Cos last season I spent wondering WHO IS THud etc etc. Thanks alot for this :)

  4. G-man3:14 PM

    Wow, a few of these go pretty far back, like "FASDA Future Arsenal Striker (in Neal's fondest wishes) Dean Ashton"

    Here are a few more of the Blog vernacular:

    Bily = Diniyar Bilyaletdinov
    KGB = Kevin Prince-Boateng
    BBBF = Big Bad Brad Friedel
    Roonaldo = Wayne Rooney

  5. Synch3:01 AM

    Dont forget Yayga and Yaygamiester, everyone asks who that is!

  6. Rohan Trivedi7:04 PM

    And also Pea Boy = Chicharito Hernandez!

  7. Anonymous4:17 AM