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If you follow social media you may well have seen last month that over 70 Crystal Palace and Fulham fans walked together from Craven Cottage to Selhurst Park in order to raise awareness of mental health and male suicide.

The response to that walk from fans of far more than just those involved was impressive and heartwarming. As a result supporters of Crystal Palace and The Arsenal have now come together for a further event which will take place on the 21st April for the Palace away game in North London. Those involved will cover a distance of around 12 miles which will take about 4 to 4.5 hours (including stops).

The walk is being undertaken as a direct result of personal experiences of many of the participants and also because of the horrendous statistics on mental health and male suicide. I know many Gooners (not just male, obviously) who have suffered various degrees of poor mental health and the consequences, or potential consequences, are felt by most people I know. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone these days alone as one person in four is now affected.

Men are notorious for bottling things up, fearing that backlash, of exhibiting weakness. Gradually those attitudes are being changed in society and large numbers of men now feel able to talk through their problems with professionals, family, and friends. The stigma that once felt so prominent is all but extinguished. Not all have been persuaded though. Male suicide covers 75% of all suicides in the UK and is the biggest killer of men under 45 years of age.

The walks were set-up to raise awareness of both mental health and male suicide but also because it is believed that this initiative can make a real difference in encouraging people to find the courage to talk and find help. If you agree with what is happening please use your social media platform to share the message. This is a positive message from Premier League supporters coming together and can only help to counter some of the negative publicity we often receive.

These days football is followed by people of all ages, across both sexes and therefore getting the message out to encourage people to talk and seek help has huge potential. The event itself is not about raising money and is all about raising awareness. It is aimed at sending out a message to encourage people to open up, to talk and to understand that they are not alone.

It’s a very personal thing for many of us, and I know that you will give it your full backing. Thank you and well done to the supporters of both clubs who have worked hard to put this together, and thank you to all of you too. Let’s continue to be there for each other.

Update, with thanks to Gav @SheWore.

To get involved contact Paul, @HC15OnTour, or email Paul at peprice1969@btinternet.com

Proposed stops and details of the route are shown below;

Time/ETA Location Distance Durations Nearest Station
09:30 Selhurst Park Stadium – SE25 8QB N/A N/A Norwood Junction, Selhurst or Thornton Heath
10:50 to 11:00 Half Moon Pub, Herne Hill – SE24 9HU 4.3m/6.9km ~1:30 hrs Herne Hill
Break ~20 mins
12:30 to 12:40 Prince William Henry Pub, Blackfriars – SE1 8NL 4.0m/6.4km ~1:20 hrs Blackfriars, Southwark Tube
Break ~20 mins
13:35 to 13:45 Wetherspoons (Angel) – N1 9LQ 2.0m/3.2km 45 mins Angel Tube
Not a Break Final pick-up / meeting point
14:05 to 14:15 Piebury Corner –N7 8DL 1.3m/2.0km 30 mins Drayton Park or Holloway Road Tube
15:15 Emirates Stadium – N7 7AJ Finish and photos

If you need help, or want to talk to someone, contact CALM on (Nationwide) 0800 58 58 58, (London) 0808 802 58 58, or visit their website now.

121 Responses to “Eagles And Gooners March To Raise Awareness Of Mental Health”

  1. on 27 Mar 2019 at 8:04 pmTTG

    Holic,
    Thankyou for raising awareness of this. I work with a couple of organisations run by friends who exist to support people with depression, anxiety and other mental problems. The environment now is so different and supportive. I suffered from a depressive episode thirty years ago which I kept secret from my employer lest it was felt I could not cope. I hate Stan Collymore but I cringe when I heard an idiot on TalkShite wonder what he had to be depressed about because he was paid thousands a week. Thankfully those cretins aren’t given airtime nowadays .
    Depressive illness is immensely common and as you say the stigma has mercifully disappeared . These sort of initiatives really help sufferers to ask for help . Well done to the organisers .

  2. on 27 Mar 2019 at 8:06 pmMark Earle

    Fantastic piece Dave, well written. I’m sad to say I have been affected by a dear friend taking his own life. I congratulate you on this well written blog.

  3. on 27 Mar 2019 at 8:21 pmEsso

    Great Work Dave!

  4. on 27 Mar 2019 at 8:41 pmSilly Second Yella

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkKGbQnEjfo

  5. on 27 Mar 2019 at 9:02 pmbathgooner

    Good stuff Guvna.

  6. on 27 Mar 2019 at 9:25 pmbt8

    Good job and excellent cause. God knows how life saving football and sport can be. Good job too that Piebury Corner is on the parade route. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

  7. on 27 Mar 2019 at 10:43 pmNorth Bank Ned

    What those above said.

  8. on 28 Mar 2019 at 1:20 amscruzgooner

    dave, thanks for this piece. i sit on the bus home from work, eyes dripping tears, as i remember my two friends who couldn’t stay the course and are no longer with us. my son’s friend who couldn’t stand it anymore at 18 and left us by his own hand two years ago. my own travails as a 20 year old, and the work i’ve done in the last 35 years to heal and how thankful i am in California, at the forefront of reducing the stigma since the 70s.

    the social stigma about having “mental health issues” has to be overcome. there is no “normal” when it comes to how one feels, and if you feel like taking your life, get help…there are places where people are always there to talk, and where they can direct you to longer-term help. in the usa the national suicide prevention hotline is 1-800-273-8255.

    i wish i could be there in red to take part in the walk. well done, supporters, of both clubs.

  9. on 28 Mar 2019 at 5:09 pmcan't be arsed

    top notch stuff ‘hol
    have a beer on me
    and
    pints on the bar
    thunder T and scruz
    (real ones)
    (out the shop)
    (not my homemade donkey varnish)
    .
    .
    .
    sláinte

  10. on 28 Mar 2019 at 9:41 pmbt8

    “Spreading peace with Google Translate and a bike.”

    The bike might help to spread peace. The other one, I am not so sure.

  11. on 28 Mar 2019 at 9:55 pmGoonerholic

    Thank you all for your kind words.

    This is a very personal issue and yet it isn’t, because I know we will all have lost good people to these issues.

    Getting people, not just men, to talk when the lows engulf you is so important.

    You are all stars.

  12. on 28 Mar 2019 at 10:05 pmscruzgooner

    sláinte, cba. and holic, for the excellent piece.

    so often we don’t know someone is there to listen, or that what we have to say is worth saying, or that we’re worth saying it, when we’re engulfed. i’d hope everyone these days would give an ear to someone who needs it; this bar seems to attract those who both can and do.

    cheers, all.

  13. on 28 Mar 2019 at 11:48 pmSteve T

    What Esso said.

    Great stuff H and very pleasing to see that such a subject is not as taboo as it once was.

    Sadly, like many above, I have lost friends and colleagues who have tragically decided that there was only one option open to them. On a professional basis I have on numerous occasions dealt with such tragic incidents and the subsequent fallout. It’s safe to say that on each occasion, there have been no winners.

    I love the idea of the walk. It recognises the seriousness of the issues and Unites football fans in their support. Please remember, it’s okay not to be okay. Keep an eye on your mates. Some may be a lot more vulnerable than we initially realise. It’s heartening to think that asking your drinking buddy who appears to be a bit quiet, is he okay, is something we should all now be doing.

    Look after yourself people, and those close to you.

  14. on 28 Mar 2019 at 11:50 pmcan't be arsed

    12 scruz perfect

  15. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:02 amPangloss

    “Please remember, it’s okay not to be okay.” SteveT@13 above.

    Perfectly put.

    By coincidence I shall be going to the Palace game with my sister-in-law and will see if she is up for joining the march. Walking all the way from Selhurst Park on pavement doesn’t sound too attractive, but I hope we will be taking part for some of the distance. (Thinks: “It must be over 40 years since I last went on a demo. Well past time I did so again.”)

    COYG

    Real football returns in a couple of days.
    Yay!

  16. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:20 amcan't be arsed

    beer for the mighty pan G

    donkey varnish for steve T
    (mod – and needs to learn)

    .
    .
    .
    i’m on it , mind
    and
    HeeHaw’s hooves
    #shine bright like a diamond

    so
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    you decide

  17. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:30 amcan't be arsed

    .
    and
    pan G
    may
    (without sounding too chocolate box Irish)
    the road rise to greet yer feet
    .
    .
    .
    this is a good place
    dave is a good man
    and you bastards have
    helped me enormously
    .
    .
    .

  18. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:34 amcan't be arsed

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S771kvvpipU

  19. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:03 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .

    “obviously not to shut the bastardin up”

  20. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:18 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    back when kasabian were good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0ZqNBd_orI

  21. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:26 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    .
    tennis?
    balls
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjL7D33xpS4

  22. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:35 amcan't be arsed

    .
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svZvAfGQ3J4
    .

  23. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:40 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    remember !
    u r a BROAD

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjyQkt04Urc

  24. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:49 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    .
    mmmmmmm
    .
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFaFVhyjb5Y

  25. on 29 Mar 2019 at 2:54 amcan't be arsed

    trout mask replica

  26. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:00 amcan't be arsed

    same team different jerseys

  27. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:13 amcan't be arsed

    nowts changed

  28. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:13 amcan't be arsed

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbI_awR4CKE

  29. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:32 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    .
    #offthevarnish

    .
    on a stout
    and

    it is glorious
    (homemade obvs)
    however
    i lost my brew book
    the caps and sometimes wee stick on dots
    signified
    what was in the bottle
    so
    not unlike taking all the labels
    off the tins in yer cupboard
    i may encounter dog food

  30. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:40 amcan't be arsed

    or genius

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haVaaDLwWvI

  31. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:45 amcan't be arsed

    fuck off the lotta ye
    😝

  32. on 29 Mar 2019 at 3:56 amcan't be arsed

    RIP rankin R

  33. on 29 Mar 2019 at 4:57 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    .
    quick kip
    then
    a vegan paradise
    of big animals eating sorta grass
    happy as fuck
    noisy as fuck
    scary as fuck
    shitey too
    .
    .
    .
    so cheerio

  34. on 29 Mar 2019 at 4:59 amcan't be arsed

    moooooooooooooooooooooo

  35. on 29 Mar 2019 at 5:05 amcan't be arsed

    yeah
    bat yer big eyelashes
    but
    i know the HORRORS of yer other end

    FRIESIAN BASTARDS

  36. on 29 Mar 2019 at 5:07 amcan't be arsed

    .
    “ye moooooooooooooooooooooo over here”
    “steal our grass”

  37. on 29 Mar 2019 at 5:22 amcan't be arsed

    “ya undercuttin shower o bastards !”

  38. on 29 Mar 2019 at 8:02 amSteve T

    Morning cba. You scruffy urchin you……

  39. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:03 pmTTG

    More power to your leg muscles Pangloss. The March coincides with Easter celebrations at the TTG house so I can’t join it but will be at the match
    As for that CBA Jessie it’s good to hear from you . The man who introduced me to the delights of Ireland died twenty five years ago today. A Booterstown fella. I shall raise a glass to him tonight.
    Keep well CBA ! 🥃
    Slainte

  40. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:03 pmbt8

    Simple way of testing is pour some into the dog’s dish and if he slurps it up you know what you have got.

  41. on 29 Mar 2019 at 12:30 pmClockEndRider

    Well done for publicising this sir. Let’s hope there’s a really good turnout. Not convinced I could walk 12 miles, especially through South London badlands, but will certainly try to pick it up from the civilised side of the river….

  42. on 29 Mar 2019 at 6:36 pmbt8

    12 mile walk ameliorated by breaks in four pubs along the way sounds like a reasonable challenge to me, and right civilised too.

  43. on 29 Mar 2019 at 7:07 pmMark McGauran

    Well done on the walk idea and good luck with it. But i`ve a request, can you please put back up the clock stating how long it`s being since spurs won a league title. that used to make me smile every time i logged onto goonerholic.

  44. on 29 Mar 2019 at 8:27 pmcan't be arsed

    brilliant 😝
    all the T’s
    steve and thunder
    i wish you a long and happy life together
    wedding present list at the armoury
    (bags the toaster that burns God’s face on the bread)

    fine fellas both
    tonight
    i’ll play strange town for one
    toast the friend of the other
    .
    .
    .
    sláinte
    and
    .
    UP THE ARSENAL

  45. on 29 Mar 2019 at 9:42 pmcan't be arsed

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8YHwgGX9fU

    WHAT A FUCKIN TUNE
    (d’ye remember buying this when it came out not that long ago 😲)
    .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLKRQbnvLmk

    glass raised

  46. on 29 Mar 2019 at 10:35 pmcan't be arsed

    jacob RM – ultra taig
    fake looking to
    the dup – ultra prods
    for fake guidance

    then
    in an effort to
    “Keep it light”
    at the march today

    musical accompaniment
    was provided
    by orange bands

    .

    be afraid
    .
    .
    .
    (i hope pan G didn’t mistakenly join that march )

  47. on 29 Mar 2019 at 10:39 pmcan't be arsed

    don’t worry Dave
    bbc4 catchup soon

    i’ll shut my classically handsome face
    for the evening

    fab four time

  48. on 29 Mar 2019 at 10:40 pmcan't be arsed

    😝

  49. on 29 Mar 2019 at 10:57 pmcan't be arsed

    holy shit
    the bands were scottish

    scottish bigotry is route one
    it’s not the subtle multi layered fiasco
    whence it came

    💃

  50. on 29 Mar 2019 at 10:59 pmcan't be arsed

    WHENCE

    (i know)

    *drops mic*

  51. on 30 Mar 2019 at 12:45 amcan't be arsed

    sgt pepper doc is good
    climbing the huge ornamental hump
    of the presenter – is achievable
    and there’s rewards
    but
    collarless shirts can be worn
    by
    one man and one man alone
    .
    collarless shirt waistcoat combo
    (see above)
    .
    it looks shite
    but
    it’s his shite

    indeed
    he didn’t always embarrass
    his friends and family

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhwCqAmggnM

    shite t shirts ok
    shite granda shirts
    NO

  52. on 30 Mar 2019 at 12:57 amcan't be arsed

    blaaaaaaaa
    old people
    blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HCw8Q6zBSw

  53. on 30 Mar 2019 at 1:48 amcan't be arsed

    dave
    i fuckin promised
    i did
    .
    i’d behave
    it’s a football blog n all
    .
    .
    indeed there’s a funny serious story
    in the 70s football was called football here
    indeed everyone i knew called it football

    a while ago
    people started calling football soccer
    cos football is gaelic football
    despite us all calling soccer football
    previously

    i played both

    gaelic football for the school
    football for joy

    (big roomy woman joy – think of her every time i turn on the Hoover)

  54. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:08 amcan't be arsed

    anyhoo
    all that shite nearly said is gospel

    .
    .
    but
    In many ways my dear people
    aren’t we all
    .
    .

    “Dearly beloved…”

  55. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:15 amcan't be arsed

    can’t wait to get back to Donegal
    had to leave for a wee tiny while

    the cows are very judgmental in the north
    scottish accents
    mucky teats

    “moooooooooooooooooooooo , pal”
    “god save the queen , etc”

  56. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:18 amcan't be arsed

    tunnocksthistunnocksthat

  57. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:25 amcan't be arsed

    grdddledrrrdle drrddle
    random vowels

    congratulations
    you’re my aggravating grandchildren

    conveniently owners of short arms long pockets
    three are bigger than me
    ones enormous
    but
    we don’t talk about her
    we just slide potato waffles under her cage

  58. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:43 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    blah
    etc
    .
    i met nick cave once
    incredibly small face

    never thought he could “sing”
    when BRILLIANT birthday party albums
    were bought
    but
    he’s convinced himself/the world
    he’s a crooner
    of some renown

    he’s not
    he couldn’t houl a tune in a big bucket

    “Pick a key , any key , and stick to it Stretch”

    .
    .
    .
    RESPONSE
    ****
    nope
    i try cba
    but my singing muscles are haphazard
    and you
    paddymalinky are a cunt
    and
    whatevs

  59. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:47 amcan't be arsed

    but i’m one of nearly no people
    who bought this single
    ya big ornamental shite
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wq9B6KaIRQ

  60. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:49 amcan't be arsed

    ye nearly barely stuck to a key then
    ya scamp

  61. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:51 amcan't be arsed

    it’s just backwards and forwards
    like this
    all the time

  62. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:53 amcan't be arsed

    ELTON !!!!!!

  63. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:22 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    it’s tiring
    really is

    .
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grvr4nK4AZA

    and the most original band in the universe radiohead
    agree

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1r7qvr

  64. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:31 amcan't be arsed

    “they’ve got their haters
    but evidence would suggest
    back engineering”
    – Theresa May on radio
    head

  65. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:43 amcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    fuckin dunno why
    i’m educatin here

    the pays lousy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnBAsHgwUpw

  66. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:50 amcan't be arsed

    met this cunt
    many a time
    complete diamond
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOi_wxypeGc

  67. on 30 Mar 2019 at 12:43 pmSteve T

    cba @45. Now you’re talking

    As for the rest???????

  68. on 30 Mar 2019 at 1:07 pmOsakaMatt

    Football is back.
    Unfortunately in Fulham’s case so far.

  69. on 30 Mar 2019 at 1:44 pmTTG

    Clive
    8-0 win for the U18s one or two of which were on the bench for the 1-0 win over West Ham last night ( game called off originally because of fog when we were winning 3-0 at half-time !)
    We play the sons of Satan in the title decider at our place on Tuesday. They are one point behind us with a game in hand. The ladies are at home to Birmingham tomorrow. If we win that I believe the title is ours

  70. on 30 Mar 2019 at 2:28 pmcan't be arsed

    😂 steve
    was on the gargle
    so
    as happens oftentimes
    just read last night’s offerings
    fuckin news to me
    i said out loud to herself
    “fuck , i haven’t heard that in years”

    i do recall strange town
    and toasting thunder Ts friend
    but
    deep hazy blurs of homebrew
    descend thereafter

    i consider last night a win though
    cos
    i laughed at my own jokes this morning
    i didn’t call anyone a bad name
    nor did i shite myself

    so
    can’t complain
    can’t explain 😝

    i knew summat was up though
    cos technology says
    this was the last song i played

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcWqE7EAJRE

    10 times in a row
    if herself is to be believed

    😞😲🙌😎🐮

  71. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:11 pmcan't be arsed

    and
    anyhoo steve

    fuck up

    stop encouraging more waffle
    this is a football blog
    and
    the barren patches
    should be filled by us all
    tending our allotments
    not throwing painful prose
    hither and thither

    so
    i’ll bid you adieu
    and
    leave you to alphabetize yer loafers

    .
    .
    .
    as ever

    UP THE ARSENAL

  72. on 30 Mar 2019 at 3:43 pmcan't be arsed

    and
    as an extension
    to the allotment digging
    thunder T yer a proxy cunt

    ye made herself cry
    with The Parting Glass

    i can houl a tune
    but not aloft like Luke

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLKRQbnvLmk

    fuckin marvellous

  73. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:15 pmcan't be arsed

    #
    of all the money that e’er i had
    i spent it in good company
    and
    of all the harm that ever i done
    alas it was to none but me
    and all i’ve done
    for want of wit
    to memory now
    i can’t recall

    so
    fill to me
    The Parting Glass
    goodnight and joy be with you all
    #

  74. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:27 pmcan't be arsed

    .
    .
    .
    sting also wrote songs
    they were all SHITE

    yer from bastardin newcastle
    fuckin cod jamaican accent twaddle

    dickhead

  75. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pmcan't be arsed

    and i should know
    cos
    i’m not from fuckin Jamaica either

    ya big bottle blonde twat

  76. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:32 pmcan't be arsed

    .
    i fuckin hate the radio
    she bastardin has it on
    all fuckin day

  77. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:35 pmcan't be arsed

    time
    LITERALLY
    for
    another music in a different kitchen
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9ZVVfE3z0Y

  78. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:45 pmcan't be arsed

    AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
    there’s fuckin jamie oliver ads between songs on here

    Sweet Mother of God

    there’s another twat right there

  79. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:50 pmcan't be arsed

    78
    that’s the year cynic arrested me
    angry wee fucker he was
    throwing daily mirrors
    my quiff near broke off

    no need
    no need at all

  80. on 30 Mar 2019 at 4:56 pmcan't be arsed

    half a dozen demi johns
    ready for action

    first
    i think
    apple juice and aj and raspberry

    should come in about 12%

    .
    .
    .
    see ya

  81. on 30 Mar 2019 at 5:54 pmcan't be arsed

    3 brews on

    apple / honey (likely 8%)
    red grape juice / aj /raspberry (likely 12%)
    raspberry jam/strawberry jam (10% odds)
    .
    .
    .
    the other three gleaming demi johns can fuck off

    curry won’t cook it’s fuckin self
    tonight matthew
    *dry ice*
    jalfrezi

  82. on 30 Mar 2019 at 5:58 pmcan't be arsed

    25l just cider too
    that takes no time
    as i don’t cut open the cartons
    😎
    “work for yer free beer”

    my motto

  83. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:03 pmcan't be arsed

    for the nerds
    or
    to be honest
    anyone who doesn’t skirt over my posts

    this will come in about 7 or 8% hopefully

  84. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:12 pmcan't be arsed

    and
    as i’m sure of history
    it will drown three generations

    the Scottish ones for some reason
    are always very thirsty

    “crisps on the ferry granda”
    .
    .
    .
    the delightful wee shitheads

  85. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:15 pmcan't be arsed

    or
    i think that’s what they say

  86. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:16 pmcan't be arsed

    (stupid foreigners, eh)

  87. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:22 pmcan't be arsed

    one o the cunts
    a niece
    showed up in an old leather jacket
    of MINE

    it appeared well looked after

    .
    .
    .

    *disgusted*

    she’s a vet so
    they like animals
    so

    etc stuff

  88. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:24 pmcan't be arsed

    maybe it’s for the best

  89. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:25 pmcan't be arsed

    “Ahhh , would ye take a wee something mr Arsed to make it to the ton “

  90. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:26 pmcan't be arsed

    No

  91. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:26 pmcan't be arsed

    nay

  92. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:27 pmcan't be arsed

    and

  93. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:28 pmcan't be arsed

    can only be described as

  94. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:29 pmcan't be arsed

    never

  95. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:29 pmTTG

    Watching some of West Ham v Everton . I wish we had the former to play and not the latter. They have already got their flip flops on !
    Arnautovic looks very out of condition and disinterested

  96. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:29 pmcan't be arsed

    I’m a proud man

  97. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:31 pmcan't be arsed

    most would say
    a humble man

  98. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:32 pmcan't be arsed

    but
    what most people say

  99. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:32 pmcan't be arsed

    is

  100. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:34 pmcan't be arsed

    get off my timeline thunder T

    i’m emoting here

    can’t you see i’m emoting

    dagnabbit

  101. on 30 Mar 2019 at 6:36 pmcan't be arsed

    🙌
    bye y’all

  102. on 30 Mar 2019 at 7:50 pmGoonerholic

    G’bye cba.

    Mark @43, the clock is still there. I don’t know why you can’t see it. Anyone else have the problem?

    Leaving the Palace walk as the lead piece on the front page so the Geordies preview will be tomorrow.

    Thanks for popping in, all.

  103. on 30 Mar 2019 at 7:56 pmTTG

    Sorry to interrupt CBA.
    How presumptuous of me 😃

  104. on 30 Mar 2019 at 8:04 pmcan't be arsed

    *calls off door knock*

  105. on 30 Mar 2019 at 8:09 pmcan't be arsed

    howdy dave
    sorry for everything
    .
    i’ve dinner ready for everyone here
    so
    it’s the end of my mind juggling coping mechanism
    here for now
    and
    by the way
    😍

  106. on 30 Mar 2019 at 8:19 pmcan't be arsed

    Playing Roy Orbison
    through the earsplitting horse

    “ye eat with me”
    .
    .
    .
    definitely away now

    .
    thanks Dave
    yer a good soul

    UP THE ARSENAL

  107. on 30 Mar 2019 at 8:55 pmbt8

    Gift o’ gab
    O’ prodigious proportion
    Hope the cooking went without disastrous distraction and
    up the Arsenal. 🎯🎯🎯

  108. on 30 Mar 2019 at 9:42 pmGoonersince54

    TTG @69
    Going to be a tasty game on Tues against our neighbors for the under 18 Title.
    Credit them,they haven’t lost a league game all season,and both teams are well clear at the top of the table.
    Be interesting to see if they come with attacking intent or given they only need a draw with a game in hand,whether they will opt for a more defensive setup.
    Agree on the Ladies,if they win at Birmingham,which will be a tough physical battle,they will win the league and along with City we will be back in the Champions league for the first time in several years.
    Agree with you about Everton finding form at just the wrong time,Wolves and Leicester are also in the mix for a possible Europa league spot,so we will have some battles on our hands in the run in.
    But at least we are right in the thick of it at the pointy end of the season,with our destiny in our own hands,which is a great credit to Unai and his backroom squad,and of course to the players,who have bought into his philosophy.
    Fingers crossed it ends in triumph and laughter,and not failure and tears.

  109. on 30 Mar 2019 at 10:28 pmCynic

    I only chucked Daily Mirrors at you because it was a lefty paper, cba, and I knew you’d appreciate a bit of Paul Foot. Plus it had the crossword with the easy or cryptic clues.

    If I really didn’t like you I’d have had a bagful of Telegraphs to hand.

  110. on 30 Mar 2019 at 10:37 pmNorth Bank Ned

    ‘Holic@102: I suspect anyone who has disabled/uninstalled/didn’t install Adobe Flash for security or any other reason can’t see the clock. (But then in a way you don’t have to because we all know it is counting down to infinity.)

  111. on 30 Mar 2019 at 11:37 pmGoonerholic

    Thanks Ned, I wouldn’t have had a clue. I hope this helps, Mark?

  112. on 30 Mar 2019 at 11:56 pmbt8

    Isaac Hayden has had an excellent few months in the Newcastle team but seems like a decent fellow who had bad luck at Arsenal. Apart from Monday I’m glad to see him doing well.

    https://www.shieldsgazette.com/sport/football/newcastle-united/newcastle-united-s-isaac-hayden-reveals-inside-story-of-his-arsenal-exit-1-9675777

  113. on 31 Mar 2019 at 1:44 amPangloss

    Ned@110, Holic@111, Mark@43

    To my shame I hadn’t noticed the absence of the clock. When I came to look for it, there was a discreet “Download Adobe Flash” icon which I clicked and the clock returned, showing a much larger number than I remembered. God alone knows how long I’ve not been seeing it.

    COYG

  114. on 31 Mar 2019 at 4:26 amOsakaMatt

    Watched the first half of Manure
    and Watford yesterday. Watford
    were wasteful, Deeney crap and
    Manure nicked the lead on the
    counter – it was all very annoying.

  115. on 31 Mar 2019 at 3:53 pmksn

    Linesman helps Chelsea win from a clearly off side goal.

  116. on 31 Mar 2019 at 4:02 pmATG

    Cardiff robbed in bright day light by the refs awful refereeing for PL standards!

    A clear pen not given either!

  117. on 31 Mar 2019 at 4:27 pmiBtM

    Until VAR is implemented properly and professionally fans will continue to pay ~£100 per game to watch the wrong result, Arthur.

  118. on 31 Mar 2019 at 6:25 pmscruzgooner

    the wheels are coming off the bus. let’s hope we can further that process tomorrow.

    let’s all laugh…

  119. on 31 Mar 2019 at 6:30 pmTTG

    Frankly we’ve seen two very unjust results today, one going for us and one against . But Chelsea under Sarri are a very poor side and shouldn’t finish above us or beat us in the Europa Final if we get there . As for the Totts they have some fine players but they also have Sissoko , Rose and Lloris . Third is very possible for us now if we finish strongly

  120. on 31 Mar 2019 at 6:45 pmNorth Bank Ned

    Newcastle tomorrow is our easiest looking game left — which should be a huge red flag in itself, but win it and we go third (indeed a draw gives us third place on goals scored.).

  121. on 31 Mar 2019 at 9:18 pmGoonerholic

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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