Merry Christmas from The Armchair Gooner!

Merry Christmas.

Ahhh. Christmas is upon us. The day has finally arrived after what seems like an eternity of advertisements and build-up. 

Today is a day I celebrate despite being an agnostic. I don’t much care for the religious aspects associated with the 25th of December. I enjoy the gatherings, the jocundity, the feasting, and the exchanging of lavish and unnecessary gifts. 

If you’re a regular reader, or simply a first time peruser; I hope you have a wonderful day and thoroughly enjoy yourself. Of course, If you’re reading from a country that doesn’t celebrate Christmas, or you’re of a different religious persuasion altogether; I hope you simply just enjoy your day. 

Best wishes, thank you for all your support over the past year, and up the Arsenal!

James ‘Raul’ Stokes. 


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  2. Admir

    Merry X-mas, James. Though, I have one question: shouldn’t you celebrate X-mas at 10th May?

    1. James 'Raul' Stokes (Post author)

      I’m sure this is a silly question; why May 10th?

      1. Admir

        Dennis Bergkamp birthday. Or that one counts as second coming?

  3. Sunnypa de gooners

    Merry xmas to u too and to the arsenal player and management of arsenal fc.wenger should pls sign ba in january

  4. Arsenal1Again

    Well it was until I saw yesterdays comment by me deleted. For this reason, I reserve your festive greetings until one knows why this wretchedness has befallen my rhetoric. We are legion.

    1. James 'Raul' Stokes (Post author)

      I’ve no idea why. I don’t recall seeing it!


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