A History of Arsenal


The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society


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The club’s early history in photographs

The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association, a body which gives positive support to the club, and has regular meetings with directors and senior officials of the club to represent the views of its members to the club.   You can read more about AISA here.

Day by Day the videosAn Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. 

Day by Day the stories a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year (this series is still under construction – stories are listed from 1 December onward).

100 Years: the complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919 which launched 100+ consecutive years in the top division.

Today’s Arsenal Anniversaries: For the latest story please see the top story in “Recent Posts” on the left of this page.  For the index month by month please see under “Pages” on the right side of the screen.  The file for each month is updated at least once a year, normally at the end of  that month.

Henry Norris at the Arsenal:  There is a full index to the series here.

Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever

Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and every intrigue reviewed in detail.

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The series

This site is based around series of articles on specific themes – and you can find links to many of these on this page and on the left column under the heading “Pages”.

Our three giant series are shown above.  Here are some of the other popular series that have been written recently or are actively being updated at  the moment.

Earlier series

Please note: The full anniversaries index can be found here.  


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2 Replies to “A History of Arsenal”

  1. Do you have the 2017 FACup Final history programme still available.
    And the booklets-Herbert Chapman-Truth and myths
    And Glory Days renewed

    I’d very much like all of these. Just let me know how much they are and I will forward you the money if you send me your bank details.
    Many thanks and keep up the great work.

    Andy Barnes

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