Goonerholics Forever

  • Gunners Bounce Back from Early Setback
    [getty src="1231432335" width="594" height="396" tld="co.uk"] The Arsenal travelled to Leicester today seeking a happier ending than our last three visits in the PL (we lost them all, in case your memory fails you) and also looking, I would hope, for a measure of revenge for a particularly annoying home ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-28By OsakaMatt
    4 days ago
  • Fortune favors the brave
    Given the unanimous popularity of the somewhat tangential Valentine musings in the Leeds match report, I thought it is all the more desirable to start this preview with reminiscing about another Valentine’s day victory, in 2016, this time maybe with a higher degree of relevance. Danny Welbeck, playing ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-27By Doctor Faustus
    5 days ago
  • Benfica Finally Kebabbed in Greek Nailbiter
    Embed from Getty Images window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'410N6AV6RYBLJoW1ug1NTQ',sig:'mh3MNAziSVObF8B8qoW65JJZfB67FxO01fhiIS7imUI=',w:'594px',h:'452px',items:'1304083932',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); //embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js It was a crazy day of sport all round. 17 wickets fell in a Test match and I missed every one of them because I was in Zoom meetings. So, in a game critical to our season,  we settled down ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-26By Countryman100
    6 days ago
  • Home at last?
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGMjGaiIxtY?start=1&feature=oembed&w=500&h=375] Keep that wax in your ears, boys… Home, what is it that drives us home? What drives us on at home? And when home is away from home, how can we cope? Putatively “at home” for Thursday evening’s tussle with a gritty S.L. Benfica side, we ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-25By scruzgooner
    1 week ago
  • Just When You Think You Are Holding A Salmon… Sterling Leaps Over Your Head!
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’lP1gF8cjSx1Ke2JT_nVK4A’,sig:’pfhshbLO2mJlC0z7RAQzAGXUi3UD95ixHrbu-fq4Xtk=’,w:’594px’,h:’395px’,items:’1303335219′,caption: true ,tld:’co.uk’,is360: false })});Download This afternoon we lost a strangely subdued game against quite possibly the best side in the world on current form. I wanted to start with that piece of perspective before digging a bit further into what happened and what we might ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-21By Gunnersaurus Stunt Double
    2 weeks ago
  • Is this a good time to being playing the blues?
    This weekend sees the visit of the high-flying league leaders to The Arsenal, who will, no doubt, want to bring City down to earth with a heavy dose of bumps. We have returned from our Italian job mildly frustrated not to have put the tie away, but on ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-20By OsakaMatt
    2 weeks ago
  • A Work In Progress
    [getty src="1302872299" width="594" height="425"] In some (not so) distant future some young Arsenal fan — curious about the beginning of the by then wondrous Arteta years and looking to learn more about how the journey started – poring over the results of this surreal 2020-21 season will likely be ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-19By Doctor Faustus
    2 weeks ago
  • Tiber Tour to Hike Gunners Hopes in Hellas?
    Europa League round of 32, first leg; Thursday 18 February, 14:00; Venue: Stadio Olímpico, Rome Nearly a year to the day since Arsenal faced Olympiakos in the first, away leg of the Europa League round of 32 in a tie that ended disastrously for the Gunners, Mikel Arteta’s side ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-18By bt8
    2 weeks ago
  • Captain Auba and The Art of Scoring Goals – A Valentine’s Day Romance
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'bk9tLnphSKxjvNghpO8c4w',sig:'8_mLOSjG4NMRnmTU4M_ghpkC7nrr3EBrJYwQpFL_yCk=',w:'594px',h:'431px',items:'1302123947',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js There have lately been heard whispers in the air that one Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has, if not entirely fallen out of love with his muse, lost that intense drive, the instinctive touch, the infectious joy – maybe even the jouissance as a ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-15By Doctor Faustus
    2 weeks ago
  • Let’s wake them from their Revie-ry, shall we?
    Classic mid-period Revie-ry, 1968 League Cup Sunday teatime (or breakfast-time, if you’re on the West coast of North America) sees Arsenal host the long-disappeared club from the relative flatlands of the Aire at the Emirates for what promises to be an interesting clash. If perhaps you’ve had a rough ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-13By scruzgooner
    3 weeks ago
  • Six Points Dropped in Five Days in the Midlands
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0PgmSopvReZCR98FKJlLLA',sig:'ZAdnBrAQXc5BRVLLrYCe9G_wk6NaoJLw8Oug1Xx5hLY=',w:'594px',h:'390px',items:'1300667573',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js To Villa Park for a lunchtime kick off and with a point to prove. The siege mentality must have been seriously strong at the training ground, as the perceived injustice after the Wolves game continued to rankle. Personally I just loved ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-06By Countryman100
    4 weeks ago
  • Our Goalie Brings All The Boys To The Park, And They’re Like, He’s Better Than Yours
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'IuktDlPwRXZylZeFgtSkiQ',sig:'ij4JtoUm_gD5VUayzuW7f9FpsUFkF2nzA5hk9BF7rno=',w:'594px',h:'368px',items:'1300001188',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Well, here we are again. After getting well and truly Pawsoned against Wolves the players have to get themselves ready for Villa tomorrow lunchtime. There are some things to take away from the midweek game, beyond the obvious fact that the ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-05By Gunnersaurus Stunt Double
    4 weeks ago
  • Nine Man Arsenal Commit Hara Kiri
    Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'3jiM9vdmTD5Ckp88fE0nRQ',sig:'B1Q6x-YjERm8e-56Ietl5ajLhxIbeosmNkZLQDE7EY0=',w:'594px',h:'353px',items:'1300010430',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js I’ve altered my approach to tonight’s report from the usual blow by blow account because of the freak nature of this match and attempted to look at a few of the issues this match raised. For those who weren’t able to ... read more
    Source: Goonerholics ForeverPublished on 2021-02-02By TTG
    4 weeks ago