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  • n. Plural form of Gooner.

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Examples

  • The video will probably do something to raise awareness - some younger fans may use the word to refer to Tottenham fans 'as an insult' in the same way some fans refer to 'Gooners' as an insult, without realising the real/original meaning of the word and thus the offence it can cause to Jewish spurs fans / Jewish fellow fans / non-football fans.

    The Guardian World News

  • David Goldblatt: Interesting. . . what do you mean by chanting "Gooners"?

    When philosophy and football collide

  • But Gooners can be forgiven for greeting this news with a shrug.

    Stan Kroenke's offer makes no mention of fate of Arsenal's cash

  • If the Gooners could escape with a 3-1 defeat tonight, that would be a great result under the circumstances.59 min: Good lord.

    AC Milan 4-0 Arsenal – as it happened | Barry Glendenning

  • While we're not suggesting for a moment that any of the roistering Gooners pictured above were misbehaving this afternoon having fun before a football match hasn't been outlawed ... yet, reports from Milan earlier this afternoon told of drunken Arsenal fans chasing a couple of rival supporters into the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and subsequently throwing cans and bottles at police.

    AC Milan 4-0 Arsenal – as it happened | Barry Glendenning

  • I was always amused at Arsenal – who are not my team but I try to go when Spurs are away – to hear Gooners shouting for Paddy and Bobby, who turned out to be Patrick Vieira and Robert Pires, French players whom they Anglicised, Goonerised and generally adored, as long as they wore an Arsenal shirt and did the business.

    It's the new Premier League season – and as a fan, I could not be more fed up

  • Tottenham winning 4-1 against Bolton, Newcastle losing at Wigan and the Gooners losing to Chelsea in the Carling Cup equals a happy day all round for the Whites.

    A good day for Spurs

  • Beat the Gooners tonight and it'll be a very Merry Christmas!

    Norman No Posts

  • Speaking of which would all you Gooners who insanely voted yes in the Guardians poll this week to whether said quadruple was feasible or not please now leave the room.

    The Guardian World News

  • Tony Pulis, was castigated from the stands for allowing his team to play what the Gooners derisively called rugby.

    Evening Standard - Home

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