Issue 282 of The Gooner - Published Friday 14th February 2020
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The Gooner issue 282 reflects on the first weeks of Mikel Arteta’s reign as Arsenal head coach with a series of Talking Point articles drawn from the events of the matches played since his arrival, as well as articles reflecting on how this season is now only a rehearsal for 2020-21, and comparing his arrival with that of another former player, George Graham, in 1986. Our columnists – including Lee Dixon and goal.com’s Charles Watts – also give their thoughts on Arteta. Other topical pieces see the problems with a lack of options in the full back position discussed, as well as one fan’s reasons for continuing to attend the Emirates regularly at a time that many season ticket holders pick and choose their matches. Other articles include the significance of the number 10 shirt, significant penalty saves by Arsenal keepers, the Spurs v Arsenal League Cup semi-final replay in 1987, the club’s best midfield players over the last 35 years and the first half of a look back at the career of legendary former captain Frank McLintock. There is an obituary for the sadly departed Dave Faber, better known as Goonerholic, as well as all all our usual regulars – Talking Reds, The Spy, Mickey Cannon, Well Played, Inbox, an update on our YouTube channel and the ‘Up the Arse!’ humour section.
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