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The planning that informs our range of articles on this site is most impressive and is very carefully and democratically done. We looked to move seamlessly into the new season with detailed accounts of preseason action followed by an assessment of our transfer activity. Unfortunately our intended push towards the new season began with a […]

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Embed from Getty Images As promised in the preview of our league game at Sheffield United last season, here are some summer ramblings on the early laws of the game. By way of disclosure, there is not much Arsenal in this as it covers the three decades before the club was founded. Still, I hope […]

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Groundhog Day and Not a Happy One

A number of years ago I had the pleasure of briefly meeting Sir Geoff Hurst. I made the point to him that since late July 1966 he has almost lived a Groundhog Day existence. He understood my point that every single day of his life everyone who meets him (like me) only wants to speak […]

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For those of you keen to learn the results of the HolicsRopeyLeague annual contest, the long wait is over.  I would like to announce that TTG emerged triumphant after a last day that saw the coveted title change hands several times over a nail-bitingly tense final 90 minutes. I would like to, but I can’t […]

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Supporting Arsenal in Turkey

I moved home in the same year Arsenal moved away from their spiritual home in Highbury, not that they or I had particularly planned it that way; while Arsenal’s move involved a mere hop and a skip over the Drayton Park railway lines mine took a massive leap over longitudinal lines to move to a […]

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