The Glory Of The Gunners part 2

The second half of my favourite magazine from my childhood. See here for part 1. Twenty years later the same picture of the unnamed little boy above featured on the cover of the first edition of Fever Pitch. I was assured a few months ago by Mirror journalist John Cross that Ken Jones, who wrote…

The Glory Of The Gunners Part 1

In 1971 Arsenal won the Double for the first time, becoming only the fourth club in history to do so, and only the second in the 20th century. To celebrate this momentous achievement the Daily Mirror produced a magazine called The Glory Of The Gunners. Here is the first half of it. (The front and…

Why Arsenal MUST Spend Money This Summer

This is something I wrote a couple of months ago while the season was still going on, but unless I’m going mad and can’t find it, I never posted it here. I just found it again, and with a few tweaks it’s still pertinent, given that no money has yet been spent this summer. There’s…

How To Be #ITK On Twitter – A Bluffer’s Guide

There is a lot of BS about football on twitter. It’s worst in the summer when there’s no actual meaningful football going on, and all there is to talk about is who might sign for whom. Some people even try and make money from peddling fake transfer news and asking you to click on links…

Do You Suffer From ‘Relegation Complex’?

Haven’t got time to write blog posts this week. So here’s something I found in the paper. I cut it out, but not because I need it, you understand, just for a friend. I reckon this bloke might need something similar, he looks to have problems.And here’s my favourite ever Champions League moment. Right, must…