It's North London Derby Day

'We're...
Off to Wembley 'cause we beat the Arsenal.
We're off to Wembley 'cause we beat the Arsenal.
In the North London Cup,
They were only runners up.
Now they can't get the double up the Arsenal!
'

I encourage all of you to thwart the state's attempts to control intellectual property, slack off from work today, and watch one of the oldest rivalries in sport, specifically the grudge match between the pride of North London, Tottenham Hotspur, and the gypsies from Kent, Arsenal. The rivalry got its start when an Arsenal chairman, around the turn of the century when English football divided up into the tiered system, bribed his club's way into the top division ahead of Tottenham, who had a better record the previous season. Then, in 1913, in order to build their stadium near a new train station so as to be able to fill more seats, the Wanderers from Woolwich moved to Highbury, also in North London. The two club's stadiums sit less than five miles apart.

You'll be able to watch number of different streams carring the match at Justin.tv. Kickoff is at 1500 CDT and there should be a delayed rebroadcast at 1700 CDT.

'Come On You Spurs!'

Edit: Oh, I forgot to mention that Fidel Castro, John Gotti, Michael Moore and Osama Bin Laden are all Arsenal fans. No lie.

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I see I'm in good company.

I see I'm in good company. GO GUNNERS