Alexis Sanchez Is A Bad Hombre


Alexis Sanchez Is A Bad Hombre. He comes from a continent which appears to have a production line churning out bad hombres over the years. From Maradona and later Tevez to Suarez, Aguero, Cavani,… Continue reading

Arsenal At The World Cup


Watching the World Cup as an ardent Arsenal supporter is a funny old thing. It distorts the way you look at the whole competition, does it not? Which team do you want to… Continue reading

Lessons From The Donner Party


The Tragic Fate of the Donner Party, 1847 The following is a true historical account of the Donner Party incident of 1847. With some added Gooner reflections… In mid April 1846, eight families, gathered… Continue reading

Goonerdom On Fire


The Dalai Lama walks into a Pizza Parlor, walks straight up to the counter and asks the cashier: “Please, can you make me one with everything.” – - – That FA Cup Final… Continue reading

Aaron Ramsey is Clark Kent


Aaron Ramsey sprinting back the length of the pitch to snuff out an attack shortly after we had gone 1-0 up. Aaron did it without the season or even the game on the… Continue reading

MunchArsène By Proxy


Arsenal Injury Crisis Update – Culprit Discovered It is set to be another season of frustration for Arsenal supporters. However, we can only hope this bitter brew we now sip will shortly have… Continue reading

Who’s YOUR Runt?


Who’s Your Runt? We all have our favourite players. It’s easy to love the best player in the squad. Too easy, in fact. That’s not what this piece is about. I’m more talking… Continue reading

That Arteta Fella Has A Lot Of Balls


That Arteta Fella Has A Lot Of Balls or A Review of Arteta’s Match-Winning Penalty against Everton How are you under pressure? What’s the most performance pressure you’ve ever been under? Yeah, me neither. So,… Continue reading

Hurricane Alex Is Coming To Town


This next blog is dedicated to @goonerdave66 for reasons that should be obvious: Hurricane Alex Alex as a Category 1 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico. (The Southampton Academy of storm regions.) Hurricane Alex was… Continue reading

Best Venus Fly Trap in the Premier League


Just to set the scene…So I had this debate with @shewore a couple of days ago. It was quite polite. Well, he was, anyway. I got grumpy a couple of times (most unlike… Continue reading