Daily archives: October 23, 2012


“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.  […]