Quotes, rumours, news, bits, stuff, and other things.

Morning folks. I have a rule; don’t post anything unless you have something to say. Today I’m breaking that rule. I’ve scoured the Interweb for inspiration, only to be left empty handed and sporting a furrowed brow. I’ve consulted Big Ted, hoping for some pearls of wisdom, and all he…

Vermaelen, Koscielny, Zaha, Big Ted, news, rumours, and other bits.

Morning folks. A while ago i considering having a mascot for this blog – the bear I’ve had since birth, Big Ted. Having initially decided against that idea, I’ve now changed my mind. The Armchair Gooner has a mascot – he’s a dapper gentleman bear with a deep-seeded love for…

Big Ted’s player of the month: Bacary Sagna

April was a steady, unspectacular month for The Arsenal. The quest for 3rd place and the excitement of guaranteed Champions League football has steadily moved along without ever blazing a trail. In that month, our consistent full-back has shown his usual dedication and prowess on the pitch; quietly and affectively…

Big Ted’s player of the month: March

For March, the obvious choice is the resurgent Tomas Rosicky. After a lengthy spell of lacklustre performances, the Czech midfielder has exploded into life in recent weeks. Fantastic, productive, goal-scoring displays against Spurs and Milan standout. Thanks for reading, you beautiful bastards! Follow @JamesRaulStokes

Something certain to cheer you up, Arsenal fans.

This is a photo of Big Ted – the bear I’ve had since birth – displaying more steely determination and desire in the tackle than the average member of Arsenal’s first team manages to exude in 90 minutes. He plays at full-back… Thanks for reading, you beautiful bastards. Feel free…