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Archive for June, 2015

Video courtesy of Arsenal FC And so the signing of Petr Cech came to pass yesterday (Monday). First of all, welcome to Arsenal, Petr. You have given many fine displays at the Grove and we look forward to lots more now! Looking around at the opinionsĀ of my peers on blogs and on social media this […]

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Once again my thanks to one of ours, North Bank Ned, for a guest piece on something of an overlooked anniversary. A hundred years ago our last season outside the top flight had drawn to a close, and the first enforced interruption of the Football League by a world conflict had begun. Ned looks at […]

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The WWC Warming Up Nicely

I have largely enjoyed watching England Ladies advance to the last eight of the WWC in Canada. There, I’ve said it. I know that puts me in something of a minority, judging by the volume of traffic on my Twitter timeline during the matches, but hell, I’m swimming against the current on the likely signing […]

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My output in the months of June and July down the years hasn’t been great. For a blogger who doesn’t enjoy the speculative nature of what would constitute news at this time of year I have decided the answer is the odd comment piece and a bit of history. Already one of ours, Snowy (good […]

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So Nacho!

The highlight of the Puma home kit launch for this fossil was the opportunity to spend some time with a handful of my blogging peers in the company of Nacho Monreal. I was warned he might not be the most forthcoming of interviewees so what transpired was a pleasant surprise. The informal setting may have […]

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Twenty-four long hours on and it is time to reflect on the new home kit launch at Arsenal. Fortunate to have a media event invitation I arrived shortly after six and before long a string of familiar faces gathered in the Foundry restaurant. Well aware that such invitations are a cause for comment on social […]

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A first for Goonerholic, my grasp of technology permitting šŸ™‚ Watch the new kit launch here, live from 21.30, UK time. Should any issues arise there will be further video content available tomorrow. Enjoy, ‘holics.

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I am again indebted to the prolific Snowy, who submitted not one, but two guest posts in the wake of the FA Cup win, knowing the productivity of yours truly plummets when the season ends! Two weeks to the day since that wonderful evening at Wembley seems the right ‘anniversary’ moment to run with that […]

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“for an hour we were treated to the sight of Diaby back in the fold. This guy is going to be some player.“ So I wrote back in January 2007 as Abou Diaby returned to the side for the first time since he had his ankle smashed by Dan Smith, a pointless and vicious assault […]

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The first weekend ‘sans Arsenal’ is all but a memory, and a very strange one at that. The pining for the Gunners didn’t really kick in on Saturday. Let’s face it, how many Saturday games do we have these days? Besides, I had an expected battle about a broken Hoover to deal with. I emerged […]

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