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Tony Woodcock; Entrepreneur who (maybe) links with Hoddle…

By Tony Attwood

How many ex-Arsenal men seem to have felt that knocking Arsenal in general and Arsène Wenger in particular is the best way to get attention, and perhaps a bit of cash on the way? 10? 20? 50? Probably many more for the list seems endless.

And yet there is one who has […]

On this day Arsenal offered all its shares to the supporters – and they refused the offer

Today’s anniversaries are below…

The list of the 270+ videos we have gathered commemorating events on individual days are to be found via this link. We are also developing our video collection series in which we are gathering together the best videos we have against each club we have played in recent years. Here is […]

On this day Bruce Rioch was appointed manager of Arsenal. And then….

Our latest edition of the video collection is now online: 18 videos over Tottenham – see below.

As we have few games in June that we can commemorate on video we are also building the video collections, where we focus on matches against just one club. Here is the updated list – the latest addition […]

Anniversary of the last match at Highbury: watch the video to the end!

Over 260 historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos and the club series on the home page. An index of 260+ historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

Arsenal thump Aston Villa 4-0 = watch the video from 2016

100 Years in the First […]

Arsenal thump Villa 4-0 on this day: watch the video

Over 260 historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos and the club series on the home page. An index of 260+ historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

Arsenal thump Aston Villa 4-0 = watch the video from 2016

100 Years in the First Division: […]

On this day Arsenal win the League and Adams scores: watch the video

Arsenal win the League – the video…

Arsenal beat Everton 4-0 to win the league on this day – watch the video

There is a longer, but unfortunately lower quality video of the match here

Over 250 historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos and the club […]

Beating Blackburn in the FA Cup semi in Wales on this day

230+ historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos on the home page. An index of 230+ historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919.

Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There […]

A staggering goal from Arteta on this day

130 historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos on the home page. An index of 130 historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919.

Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There […]

The Supreme Player. This day in 2006 – see the video

There are links to some of our recent videos on the home page.

An index of many of our historic videos is here

The anniversaries are below…

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There […]

Arsenal smash the Tiny Totts 5-2. This is how you do a commentary!

The anniversaries are below…

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. 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 […]

Giggs misses an utterly open goal as Arsenal sweep Man U aside: the video

and just in case you’d like a second one from this day I found this one on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/222979251596989/videos/223135654914682

The anniversaries are below…

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

You can read extended details of one of today’s stories on “Today of All Days”

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story […]

12 February: the day Arsenal rarely play, but we’ve found one video!

The anniversaries are below…

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

You can read extended details of one of today’s stories on “Today of All Days”

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. […]

Van Persie scores three a misses a penalty against Wigan: the video

There is a pause at the start of the video with the commentary running but no action – allow it to run for a few seconds and it will pick up. And it is worth it for the goals.

The anniversaries for today are below

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Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

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It’s Scorpion Anniversary Day. Watch Giroud again and 35 other anniversaries

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

You can read extended details of one of today’s stories on “Today of All Days”

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: […]

Arsenal beat Basel away 4-1 on this day

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. 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 […]

Arsenal beat Dortmund on this day: watch the video

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. 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 […]

Sunderland 0 Arsenal 3 on this day in 2005. Watch the video

You can find the latest video each day on the home page of this site. You can also find videos for previous days by clicking the articles in the left column of this page under “Recent Posts” or by clicking on the mauve headline at the top of the screen on the right, which […]

2 November: Arsenal beat Liverpool 2-0, watch the highlights

You can find the latest video each day on the home page of this site. You can also find videos for previous days by clicking the articles in the left column of this page under “Recent Posts” or by clicking on the mauve headline at the top of the screen on the right, which […]

Relive Chelsea 3 Arsenal 5 on this day 2011. Watch the video

You can find the latest video each day on the home page of this site. You can also find videos for previous days by clicking the articles in the left column of this page under “Recent Posts” or by clicking on the mauve headline at the top of the screen on the right, which will […]

The passing of Sir Henry Norris, the man who saved Arsenal.

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 on its website.

For advertising […]

The Arsenal History quiz questions from last night’s Zoom quiz, plus the anniversaries

Last night Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association (AISA) had one of its regular “pub quiz” nights, held on line. (Our new website will open very shortly, and I’ll give you the link to that when it happens).

There were six rounds of five questions each, with a splendid time had by all. Here are the five […]

Whatever happened to Carl Jenkinson?

The story of Carl Jenkinson’s terrible injury problems are well known, and in 2018/19 he saw out the end of his contract with Arsenal. Under Unai Emery, Jenkinson made eight appearances across all competitions. On 27 February 2019 he started his first Premier League match for Arsenal in 830 days, playing the full 90 minutes […]

Celebrating the memory of Joe Shaw: club captain and manager

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Joe Shaw, one of the most important servants the club has ever had. Sadly he is hardly remembered these days, but he should be. Here is our announcement in the anniversary files, with a link to a piece about Joe Shaw

7 May 1883: Joe Shaw was […]

The Arsenal history quiz for 5 May. How much Arsenal history do you know?

Here are the quiz questions for today. All the answers are to be found in the anniversary files after the questions.

1: Arsenal chose their new name – “Woolwich Arsenal” on this day. What name did they have before this?

2: Arsenal played their first ever European match on this day. Who was it against?

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How well do you know your Arsenal history? Here’s the 3 May quiz.

Seven questions below, all of which have some relevance to 3 May in Arsenal’s history. All the answers are to be found in the Arsenal Anniversary files for 3 May which follow the seven questions.

Good luck.

1: 3 May 1893 – one of the most important days in the history of Arsenal. What happened?

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