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Embed from Getty Images The last time we were top of the league at Christmas and went on to win the title was in 1947.  Few, if any, in this bar, save Dr F.’s interlocutor in the previous, most excellent post, will remember that Christmas. American crooner Buddy Clark topped the UK pop charts with An […]

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Outside the train window I could see a vast expanse of olive groves interspersed with stretches of gently undulating pastures, deserted but not desolate. I had fallen asleep with my head leaning back towards the empty aisle seat next to mine, and as I opened my eyes the landscape outside was the first thing I […]

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Qatar? Why??

We are pleased to mark England’s opening game (sans the One Love captain’s armband) of the 2022 World Cup by republishing a thoughtful piece by TTG that was first published on Gunnerstown after a dialogue over the controversies that have surrounded this event since good ol’ Sepp tentatively pulled the card bearing the name Qatar […]

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Several years ago we had a lengthy discussion on the Goonerholic blog about Stan Kroenke. It would be fair to say that it was a concerned and slightly acrimonious discussion because we were speculating on whether it would be better if Kroenke or Alisher Usmanov was the owner of Arsenal Football Club. That was not […]

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It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

Defeats that struck deep at our hearts …but were far from terminal The desperate feeling that we all felt as we were taken apart in the second half against Aston Villa is a relatively rare feeling for an Arsenal fan but from time to time we experience a defeat that is so important or profound […]

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