How Big of a Failure is a Trophyless Season for Arsenal?

    How Big of a Failure is a Trophyless Season for Arsenal? In recent years, Arsenal has struggled to replicate the glory of its past, often ending the season empty-handed. But just how big of a failure is a trophyless season for Arsenal? For football clubs with a rich history and a passionate fan …

109 years ago, Arsenal’s last game in the 2nd division

      Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 1915 …

On this day against all predictions, Arsenal beat Man C in the cup final

      Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 2017 …

Arsenal win the League 3 years running under 3 different managers

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 1935 22 …

20 April 1971 and 1974. From almost the title to almost relegation in 3 years

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page 20 April 1895: Burton Wanderers 2 …

19 April: Arsenal in 17th and Tottenham 20th in the league with 4 games to play

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from this day …

On this day Arsenal win the league for the first time, with two games to sapre

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from this day …

How the League was created, but without agreement on how to create the league table

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from this day …

When the man who kept Arsenal going financially finally said “no more”

  Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 1912 16 April 1894: Having finished their first …

When northern clubs united against the south and Arsenal travelled by horse drawn coach

    Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 1921. 15 April 1894: Patrick O’Brien, …

14 April: Woolwich Arsenal FC becomes The Arsenal FC , according to The Times

    Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s anniversary comes from 1914 14 April 1894: Tommy Bryan …

13 April: Arsenal approach the title, Arsenal collapse, media complaints

  Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s anniversary comes from 1971 and 1974 13 April 1895: Harry …

On this day Arsenal relegated for the only time in the club’s history

    Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s anniversary comes from 1913 12 April 1895:  Arsenal …

Arsenal announce a school children enclosure, and undersoil heating

  Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page The anniversaries for 11 April 11 April 1885: Luton Town …

Arsenal win the league with four games left to play

Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 1948 Today on Untold Arsenal: Arsenal v Bayern: the history between the clubs. Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our …

Paul Davis banned for 9 games for retaliating after constant racial abuse

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 1988 Today on Untold Arsenal: Arsenal v Bayern: the history between the clubs. Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 …

Tottenham sack Graham and lose to Arsenal in the FA Cup

  Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 2001 Elsewhere Day by Day the videos – An 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 Details of our other series can be found on the home page 8 April 1891: Arsenal …

Arsenal anniversaries: 7 April – the day Tottenham got their comeuppance

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 2007. 7 April 1900: Arsenal 5 New Brighton Tower 0. New Brighton Tower were one of the clubs created to fill a stadium (like Chelsea and Thames Association).  Crowds of 4000 or less were common in the stadium that held 80,000. See also here  7 April 1902: Arsenal 2 Portsmouth 1.  …

Arsenal anniversaries 5 April: ITV sells its shares in Arsenal at a loss!

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 2007. Also on this day Herbert Chapman resigned as Arsenal manager, but his resignation was rejected. 5 April 1890: Royal Arsenal beat Old Westminsters 3-1 in the London Charity Cup Final.  Although the competition continued until the 1970s Arsenal only entered it twice, in 1890 and 1891. …

Farewell David, goodbye Frank. Arsenal anniversaries 31 March

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 1973 and 2001 31 March 1890: Arsenal 3 Mr WH Loraine’s XI 1.  Who was Mr WH Loraine?  Regrettably, at this moment we don’t know – although we have found a picture which suggests WH Loraine had a shop in Stockton on Tees around this time.  But …

The moment the rest of the league turned against Arsenal

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 1915 30 March 1880: Birth of Tommy Shanks – the man who became the first Arsenal player to score 20 goals in a season, but then mysteriously left for non-league Brentford, before playing for Leicester Fosse. 30 March 1888: Royal Arsenal 3 Millwall Rovers 0.  This game against the …

It’s Marc Overmars birthday; sadly he’s now banned from football

    Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 1973 29 March 1913: Only once during the entire league season did Arsenal score more than one goal in a game – in a 2-5 home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday on 29 March. 29 March 1918: Good Friday, the start of the regular run of three football matches in …

On this day in 2004 Ferguson predicts AFC will win the league – but not unbeaten

      Today’s headline anniversary headline comes from 2004 28 March 1887: Royal Arsenal ended Season 1 with an away defeat to 2nd Rifle Brigade.  During this short season the club won 7, drew 1 and lost 2.  Royal Arsenal scored 36 and conceded 8. 28 March 1896: Millwall 1 Arsenal 3.  This was the 18th …

The day an Arsenal player vanished – and turned up in Scotland!

    Today’s anniversary headline comes from 1909 27 March 1909: Sunderland 1 Arsenal 0.  James Maxwell’s final appearance.  After the game, annoyed by his lack of appearances, Maxwell met up with his wife,  absconded from the team, headed north and played in Scotland. Arsenal extracted a £50 transfer fee from him, after a tribunal settled …

When Arsenal v Tottenham was seen by just 3000. But then…

  Today from Untold Arsenal: At this moment all we can do is pray Today’s anniversary headline comes from 1896 26 March 1896: Tottenham 1 Arsenal 3.   The crowd was 3000; the largest so far for a game between the two teams – but within three years a crowd of 14,500 was recorded for this …