Goonerholics Forever

  • Mutt’s Nuts or Dog’s Dinner?
    Well, dearest Gooners, here we go again. Once more we face a make-or-break match. If we do not make it through this tie, then the rest of the season will surely fizzle out as we scrap about to finish in the top half of the league. If we get ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-05-06By Gunnersaurus Stunt Double
    23 hours ago
  • Fan Memories of the ’71 Double – Part One
    “We Won the League at White Hart Lane” From arsenal.com In this two-part look at our first Double season in 1970-71 we have asked regular frequenters of this blog for their memories of those great events. We start with our title success with particular emphasis on a climactic night ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-05-05By goonerholicsforever
    2 days ago
  • We Won the League at White Hart Lane – Arsenal’s Double Heroes Remembered Fifty Years On
    THE CONVERSATION: EPISODE ONE Finally…… after more than six weeks of preparation, a fourteen day count down, nearly three hours of interviews, and endless Transatlantic coordination GHF.com are pleased to release the first episode of two video conversations with Bob Wilson and Pat Rice about Arsenal’s 1970-71 Double year. ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-05-03By goonerholicsforever
    4 days ago
  • Bringing Goals to Newcastle
    Dear Goonerholics Forever Readers, We have been working hard this past six weeks on a campaign in support of Bob Wilson’s Willow Foundation. All our coming efforts celebrating Arsenal’s Double year of 1970-71 you’ll see during the month of May are the results. We’ve added a donation tile at ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-05-02By Bathgooner
    5 days ago
  • Up North We Go
    Dear Goonerholics Forever Readers, We have been working hard this past six weeks on a campaign in support of Bob Wilson’s Willow Foundation. All our coming efforts celebrating Arsenal’s Double year of 1970-71 you’ll see during the month of May are the results. We’ve added a donation tile at ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-05-01By OsakaMatt
    6 days ago
  • Do we have the right stuff?
    In the first of a two-legged Derby of Basque Managers, Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta Amatriain aimed to prove his greater worth than Unai Emery Etxegoien, his predecessor at the club who later took over at Villarreal in July 2020.  On his side Emery’s undoubted incentive was to show the Gunners ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-30By bt8
    1 week ago
  • No Yellow Submarine Riffs, Here
    Embed from Getty Images window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'WsX7OHLOTsh9X0G9a5TraA',sig:'zzBaCreHZuxqDN6LUpdB6w6AE-MTYS-4tjobCbUrnOo=',w:'594px',h:'358px',items:'1140924438',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); //embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js As far as modes of transportation go submarines generate in me an unnamable hue of emotion, not the least because I never had really stepped into one, forget taking a tour into the depths of the majestic world of ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-29By Doctor Faustus
    1 week ago
  • The Shape of Changes
    After a few false starts at writing this review when I just found no inspiration in recalling a match that while watching I had felt mostly a sense of ennui and pointlessness, which was only relieved by a few moments of errors that were so bizarre that the ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-25By Doctor Faustus
    2 weeks ago
  • Love Arsenal – Loathe Kroenke – The Revolution Will Be Televised!
    A placard produced by fans on the day It was decided as soon as I heard Arsenal fans were going to demonstrate against the ESL- I ought, needed, had to turn up to register my feelings.  Given that I can get to the ground fairly easily it really wasn’t a ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-24By ClockEndRider
    2 weeks ago
  • And Now For Something Completely Different ….. Arsenal vs Everton
    Please forgive me for starting this Everton preview with some breaking news concerning Tottenham who, in addition to their new paint sponsor and supplier, have announced a new boot deal which was planned for this year but due to the pandemic, has been carried forward to next season. ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-22By Trev
    2 weeks ago
  • ClockEndRider’s View on The European Super League – Vested Interests and the Emperor’s New Clothes
    So, this morning we wake up to the potential a brave new world in which the 6 largest clubs by revenue in England join six of their equivalents in Spain and Italy in the potential formation of the European Super League – a rival format to the Champions League.  Most ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-19By Bathgooner
    3 weeks ago
  • Laughing Like an Aina …But VAR Fails to Give Fulham Victory
    “The difference is in the thickness?” A very late goal by Eddie Nketiah saw Arsenal salvage a point in a game in which almost every aspect of the game gravitated against them. Even then there was an agonising wait as Craig Pawson and his VAR henchmen sought ways to ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-18By TTG
    3 weeks ago
  • Bringing it All Back Home
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'qLpEQByMRZFYFMPePvaitw',sig:'-zFBBOPuPbzFO2UFW8adhYteOzqrB1rVbCcSSxUPnZA=',w:'594px',h:'423px',items:'953223342',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js After last Thursday’s purposeful and penetrative performance in Prague the pressure that was building up on the Arsenal team and their rookie manager should now ease up a little. The manager and the players alike should now feel that if they ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-17By Doctor Faustus
    3 weeks ago
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Y00W2vgsTkl-y7mz_RsJjQ',sig:'2Qj7kt1s_HFcqRZxmj7wkwi0acf30IbcbDwiZ4t4itk=',w:'594px',h:'425px',items:'1312707151',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Last week, in North London, we outplayed our Europa League quarter final opponents, Slavia Prague, making many chances but spurning most of them. Virtually on the final whistle we conceded an away goal which made the final score 1-1 and led ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-16By Countryman100
    3 weeks ago
  • Going Through Or Czeching Out?
    [getty src="1311527899" width="594" height="372" tld="co.uk"] Well, by now there is no denying that our two-faced team have hit the point where the success of our season is going to be defined by the next game in the Europa League. Unless we win it, of course, in which case we ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-14By Gunnersaurus Stunt Double
    3 weeks ago
  • Gunners rebound to pick up the scraps
    After the frustration of the Liverpool game and the late concession against Slavia Prague, this match took on something of an end-of-season aura as Arsenal’s league season has been defined as one of mid-table mediocrity even as the opportunity remains for them to move up, with only two ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-12By bt8
    4 weeks ago
  • And So to Bramall Lane
    [getty src="1291165133" width="594" height="380" tld="co.uk"] I intended to start this preview with a discursion into how football was played under its first set of rules, published in 1858 by the original footballing occupants of the venue for our match on Sunday. However, the wheels came perilously close to coming ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-10By North Bank Ned
    4 weeks ago
  • Late disappointment must be forgotten next week in Prague
    During last season we often commented that it seemed a cursed season, albeit one that lasted fifteen months but it ultimately ended in delight and a trophy. Tonight we set out to play a crucial semi-final on which the immediate future of our club rested. Would we prevail or would ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-09By TTG
    4 weeks ago
  • Arsenal, Please Avoid a Bohemian Scandal
    From paininthearsenal.com Let us first get all the soft illusions out of the way: Slavia Prague – more accurately SK Slavia Praha or Sportovní Klub Slavia Praha as they have been known since 1991, in their current incarnation is a considerably dangerous opponent. In their long history since their beginning as SK ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-04-07By Doctor Faustus
    4 weeks ago