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It’s time to complete Lucy Gooner’s experiences of the world premiere of 89 with her chat with the film’s significant driving force, Amy Lawrence. Amy is well known to most of you. A one-time contributer to the Gooner who developed her talent to the extent that having established herself at the Guardian and Observer, she was named journalist […]

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Part one of Lucy Gooner’s review of a roundtable event with Alan Smith and David O’Leary got some very favourable responses, thank you all. Here is the rest of the story. Thanks Lucy. A young Spider The pair of them looked back at the team’s run in at the end of THAT season. We lost to […]

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Last night’s world premiere of 89 all provided an opportunity for our expert film reviewer, thank you Lucy Gooner, to catch up with some of those involved in the project. Here is the first part of a two part account of her audience with Smudger and Spider. Lucy has also written an excellent piece with the […]

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You would have to have been on Mars to not know that the world premiere of 89 is taking place this evening (Wednesday) at the Holloway Odeon. Earlier our expert film reviewer, lots of you will know her as Lucy Gooner, got the chance to speak with some of the legends from that team, including […]

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Movie Review – 89

Regular readers will recall last week’s advance notice of the world premiere of 89, the film devoted to the Arsenal title triumph of the year of that simple title. If you are a Gooner of a certain age you only need to see the number 89 to be transported back to the happiest summer of […]

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It’s Up For Grabs, Soon

So, if you aren’t on social media you might not be aware that next Wednesday sees the world premiere of 89. The film is directed by Dave Stewart, with Lee Dixon and Amy Lawrence as executive producers. This is the story of the most astonishing end to a season ever (yes City, ever) as told by […]

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Mixed Feelings About Wembley

“My memories are the old Wembley because it’s the first time I played in 98 I think against Newcastle in the Final. When I was a kid I watched the games at Wembley on television so that (98 Final) was the first time for me to reach Wembley. Now we have been a bit more […]

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We are a week away from the first of two crucial fixtures against Manchester City in the month of April. Whilst next week we will be looking for three valuable points in our fading bid for a top four finish the second meeting will provide the opportunity to progress to a third FA Cup Final […]

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Clearing The Bar

The evening after the day before has arrived and the thundersnow has not made it anywhere remotely close to ‘holic Towers. The predictive text really wanted ‘colic to appear there which is particularly apt today given that so many babies on social media are suffering with it. If you will forgive the me, me, me […]

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When you have seen as many Christmas fixtures as those of us who have left our teen years long behind, then you will have seen many that leave an imprint on your life. Who knows, you might be attending your first match against West Brom this Boxing Day and the 8-5 victory will never leave […]

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