Monthly archives: October 2012

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At the going down of the sun

By Gavin Milligan   Whilst enjoying 120 minutes of utter madness on Tuesday, being one of the Gunners travelling support at Reading, I noticed many of the away boys and girls proudly wearing these…..     I myself, as a serviceman, wear my Arsenal/Poppy pin badge for games at this time of year and it got me thinking about how the theme of remembrance ties in with our football club. In November, many teams across the football league will take to the pitch with red poppies emblazoned across their jerseys as a mark of respect for all those who made […]


No more middle ground

By Brian Fettner   WOW! What a match huh? Reading 5-7 Arsenal. That match embodied why we are all so hopelessly addicted to football and especially Arsenal FC. They took us from utter despair to dizzyingly wonderful heights of ecstasy, all in a matter of 120 minutes. I was left shaking and buzzing for hours afterwards as most of you were as well. This morning most are still in shock. That was easily one of the greatest cup ties most of us have ever seen. Something happened though, that for some reason I never really noticed before, because I have […]

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AGM October 2012

by George Sezer   ‘YET AGAIN THE ARSENAL ARE ‘THE STORY’ With the second unprofessional piss poor performance by our team and management in 5 days, our AGM has certainly arrived with explosive timing. The BSM ( were there to welcome the attendees and the press with their very own statement on our clubs direction.  A Frenchman, a South African and an American sit at the top table of the AGM. It’s not the start of a joke. It’s reality. Our fan base is splintered, some supporting this visible show of discontent, many abhorring it and others at a loss […]

“It’s in your blood son – The rise and rise of Carl Jenkinson”

      By Gavin Milligan    On the 8th of February 1992; Wet Wet Wet were murdering our ears with the abomination known as “Goodnight Girl” at number 1 in the UK charts. The 16th Winter Olympics opened in Albertville, France and on that day Gooners celebrated a hard fought away win at Notts County courtesy of a solitary strike by Alan Smith. One particular Gooner family had something, perhaps, more momentous to celebrate. In Harlow, Essex the Jenkinson clan welcomed baby Carl into the world, thus began the sort of life journey that every football fan fantasizes about.  […]