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  • Going to Cardiff, We’re on our Way!
    How we get there I don’t know? How we get there I don’t care. In just a matter of hours we’ll find out who we face in the next 16 Champions League draw. [Edit – We’ve been drawn against Bayern Munich, again!] “We’re on our way, We’re on our ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-12-12By The Block 5 Gooner
    8 months ago
  • The Interview – with GOONERHOLIC
    On the Block 5 Gooner Interview today I speak with to the legendary Blogger – Goonerholic! Goonerholic, or David to you and I, is as well as being a regular guest on the Bergkamp Wonderland podcast is one of those Arsenal supporters that have simply seen it all. If you ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-12-05By The Block 5 Gooner
    8 months ago
  • Will Safe Standing work at Arsenal?
    I’ve been a big fan of Safe Standing for a long while but talking about it recently made me think – Will Safe Standing work at Arsenal? If you don’t know already safe standing is not a return to terracing. Let’s forget about that thought instantly. Safe standing is a ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-11-28By The Block 5 Gooner
    9 months ago
  • The Interview – with BOYD HILTON
    Today on the Block 5 Gooner Interview I speak to the voice of the Arsenal Podcast, Footballistically Arsenal, that is better known as  – Boyd Hilton! Aside from supporting Arsenal and Podcast hosting Boyd is also the Entertainment Director for Heat Magazine, a TV & film reviewer for BBC Radio ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-11-16By The Block 5 Gooner
    9 months ago
  • A Short Joke: A European, an Immigrant & Donald Trump are walking….
    I don’t do politics but I was reminded of this (reworked) joke this morning.    A European, and an immigrant & Donald Trump are walking along the beach together, when they come upon a lamp in the sand. Being familiar with such clichés, they picked up the lamp, rubbed it, ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-11-09By The Block 5 Gooner
    9 months ago
  • Football – It’s a roller-coaster of emotions
    As the old saying goes “Football’s a funny old game”. How truer a sentence that is. The game of football, is in the simplest of forms ‘22 men (11 on each team) attempting to win by scoring as many goals by kicking a ball into the opponents net’. A very ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-11-08By The Block 5 Gooner
    9 months ago
  • THE INTERVIEW – WITH GEOFF ARSENAL
    Back by popular demand on The Block 5 Gooner Blog returns the feature called –The Interview. On a regular basis I will chat to a variety of people from different walks of life but with the main connection that they are all Gooners. This week The Interview chats with non-other than the ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-10-21By The Block 5 Gooner
    10 months ago
  • The abuse needs to stop!
    I’m not a fan of being labelled but if I’m honest and being true with myself then I guess you could say that I’m a WOB (Wenger Out Brigade). I’ve admitted this on several occasions either on Twitter or on past blogs. I see no reason to hide my opinion ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-10-12By The Block 5 Gooner
    10 months ago
  • 2 Decades – Congratulations Arsene Wenger
    Congratulations to Arsene Wenger on 20 years at Arsenal. 20 years at the same club, in top flight football, is a remarkable feat and one that I don’t think will be repeated. He’s taken all of us on and journey of some wonderful highs. 3 Premier League wins including 2 ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-09-22By The Block 5 Gooner
    11 months ago
  • Non-League Highs
    In recent months I’ve been to watch two different non-league teams – Chippenham Town FC and Dulwich Hamlet FC.The connections? The ‘Hamlet’ was my late Grandad’s team. He grew up and lived in South London, Camberwell, and he was invited (I’ve seen the invitation postcards) to play in several reserve ... read more
    Source: The Block 5 GoonerPublished on 2016-09-08By The Block 5 Gooner
    11 months ago