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Arsenal & Manchester United Balls: Wise Garth Crooks’ Puts His Champagne On Ice




GARTH Crooks, the most earnest man in sport, for whom every comment is weighed with the wisdom of Solomon and the pressed palms of a Saint contemplating the spiritual meaning of a John Terry header. And then he pauses. As if deep in thought. And then speaks slowly in short sentences, so that scribes may best be able to jot down his words exactly.  He picks. His team. Of the week. For the BBC. It’s not a team, of course. It’s just XI names who have done well over the previous Premier League weekend.  This week he made his choices.

Garth gaze upon Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey:


I don’t think there can be any greater accolade than when a former player acknowledges respect for his former club by not celebrating a goal.

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Posted: 4th, December 2013 | In: Arsenal, Sports, Spurs | Comment