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We can safely say that unlike Grieg, Ibsen, Munch, Hamsun or in relatively more modern times Liv Ullman (a personal favorite), Jo Nesbø (a Goonerholics’ community favorite) or Magnus Carlsen, the Arctic harbor town of Bodø is not something by which Norwegians are likely to introduce their country.  With a population of less than 50,000, this […]

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We Are Top Of The Leagues!

On 10th May this year, around a mere four and a half months ago, I handed over the preview for the Tottenham vs Arsenal match at the Armitage Shanks Arena to be played on 11th May. It was a pleasure to write, poked lots of fun at Spurs, included our new anthem by Louis Dunford, […]

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A Buzz has Grown

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal visit Brentford’s Community Stadium for the first Premier League clash of the new season with the Bees this Sunday lunchtime. This fixture was moved up in time from later in the afternoon due to the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. It will be the first time either team has […]

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St Gallen? I hear you say. Surely, we should be playing our opening Europa League Group A match away to FC Zurich in, well, Zurich, and not in a city 50 miles to the east in a different canton? It is rather like Real Madrid turning up to play us in Southend. Well, dear reader, […]

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As the Waiting Ends

Embed from Getty Images Estragon  Vladimir  Le Professeur  Le Disciple [A large rectangular table with 5 chairs exactly in the middle. On the longer side of the table three chairs facing the audience. Two other chairs on the two shorter sides. A thin rectangular cardboard box is hoisted high up next to the curtain. On […]

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