Blackburn matchwinner Kazim-Richards remains Arsenal mad

Blackburn Rovers striker Colin Kazim-Richards says he's still a mad Gooner after dumping Arsenal out of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers striker Colin Kazim-Richards says he's still a mad Gooner after dumping Arsenal out of the FA Cup on Saturday.

The devoted Gooner will put on his replica top to watch Arsene Wenger’s men try to pick themselves up from his demoralising defeat when they take on German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Kazim-Richards, who once stood on dad Rodney’s shoulders at the old Highbury, said: “I was here as a schoolboy as well, I used to train under the Clock End on the indoor pitches.

“So for me to get the goal is amazing. You dream of stuff like this and for it to come true... with my dad in the crowd too.

“I’m from 10 minutes down the road. I got him tickets, he comes to every game, so for him to see it was great. My mum was here, too.

“I’m an Arsenal fan. I love the club. I will be supporting them on Tuesday against Bayern Munich. I’ll have my Arsenal top on. I’ll be there in front of the TV.

“But you know this is work. It’s kill or be killed — but not literally.”

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