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Damned If He Does, Damned If He Doesn’t

I think it was Monday evening when I finally resigned myself to the inevitable. As the tweets and Facebook updates whizzed by announcing last-minute transfers for some of European soccer’s biggest clubs, Arsenal’s name was conspicuously absent. Sure, there were … Continue reading

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Is Petr Cech Really Worth 15 Points?

Ahead of the start of the new English Premier League season, I’ve been looking at John Terry’s suggestion that Petr Cech is worth between 12 and 15 points in a season. To be honest, my first thoughts were that Terry was … Continue reading

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David Carlyle Rocastle (2 May 1967-31 March 2001): Gone but Never Forgotten

“There is something really special about Arsenal Football Club … I was always told ‘Remember who you are, what you are, and who you represent: The Arsenal.’” —David Rocastle This was the ethos that David “Rocky” Rocastle lived by and drummed … Continue reading

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How I Became a Gooner

Whenever the topic of soccer comes up in my neck of the woods and people find out that I’m a dedicated Gooner, the question always comes up: How did you become an Arsenal supporter? For me, it’s not too complicated, … Continue reading

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A Note on YEGooners Merchandise

The home kit launch today and all this talk about merchandise got me thinking about the YEGooners merchandise we have for sale. For clarification’s sake, I just wanted to let any potential buyers out there know that the proceeds from … Continue reading

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Weird Merchandise

Just about every Gooner has an Arsenal kit hanging in his or her closet. Personally, I have several, including a goalkeeper kit with the name “GUNIT” emblazoned across the back (don’t ask — it’s a long story). And most have … Continue reading

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