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Another contribution about Saturday’s FA Cup day out at Wembley, this time from Wind, wide-eyed student, enthusiastic supporter, and all-round good egg. Thank you so much for sharing your day with us here. This is the last of a trilogy of guest posts on the semi-final. Please also take the time to read the excellent […]

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Regulars will be familiar with the wit and passion that Trev brings to the comments, or ‘drinks’, that follow each piece. They will also know that Trev is currently recovering from painful knee surgery that, somewhat ironically, has enabled him to write a piece about the possible reasons for the injury situation that causes all […]

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A week without a game, and along comes the inimitable zicoinexile with a more than welcome guest post. With so many, it seems, currently re-examining their options for supporting the institution that is ingrained in us Dr z reflects on his own experiences, and a fascinating read I found it too.  Many may not be […]

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The interminable lull is with us again, and as usual one of the ‘holics has come to the rescue with a guest tale, and a fine one it is too. So pour yourself a glass of something, pull up a comfy chair, and let the inimitable zicoinexile take you on a journey to the other […]

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I could have done without knowing that my guest writer today was seven when we signed Alan Ball, for I remember being on that ‘must go’ football special to Nottingham to see his debut. I am however grateful to the whippersnapper that is takeabowson for another of his special guest posts. Enjoy. Well, judging from […]

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Hello ‘holics, A brief apology for not reporting on the match today. Everybody who wants to watch it will. Those seeking another view of what happened have lots of options out there. I make no apology for publishing something very personal by own of our own, about one of our own. In my pre-holic days […]

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At the end of every season it is customary for the club to host a Supporters Clubs 5 a side tournament at the stadium, but this year time restrictions meant the event could not be fitted in before the concerts. Instead the Clubs were invited to send representatives along to Shenley for a tour of […]

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Huge thanks are due to the inimitable zicoinexile, one of the many house doctors, for sharing a wonderful tale of his introduction to North London life. I’m hoping the string of full-stops he closes with are an indication of a second part to follow. While I am here can I just thank everybody for the […]

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Bergkamp’s the Man has been bashing the keyboard again, and in his own inimitable style he has looked at Arsenal. the brand. I understand that terminology doesn’t fit well with those who want their Arsenal back, but the future success of the club does depend on building income streams from across the globe and across […]

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As the remaining hours of this transfer window come to a frantic close it is time for the follow-up piece from Bergkamp the Man. More Orwellian than I have heard him before, and a more interesting read because of that. If his Part 1 on Monday evening is anything to go by, I know we […]

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