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The oldest man ever to sign for Arsenal; he scored 21 goals in 24 games!

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. You will also find links to the month by month listing of anniversaries in the right hand column of this page.Here are […]

The anniversary of the first ever Arsenal game.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website.

Today’s headline comes from 1914.An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site […]

“It’s never been about money. For me it is about respect.”

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website.

Today’s headline comes from 1914.An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this […]

Watch Arsenal beat Tottenham in 1972

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website.  Today’s headline comes from 1914.An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under […]

The proposal of an army battalion of footballers

Here are the anniversaries for today; our headline comes from 1926. 

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. Today’s headline comes from 1914.An index to all the monthly […]

When Arsenal had the guts to stand up to the FA and call them “impudent”

 

Here are the anniversaries for today; our headline comes from 1926.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can […]

When Arsenal changed its name for the 5th and final time – and 50,000 turned up.

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 1919: also the moment of Highbury’s largest crowd to date. Arsenal had previously been Dial Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal and The Arsenal

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal […]

The blackest day in the history of the FA – and still they won’t apologise.

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 1921: a moment that led to 50 years of discrimination.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all […]

Arsenal fined for making illegal approaches to two players

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 1973 during the 3 day week imposed by government as a way of conserving electricity.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society […]

When the press claimed Arsenal players came onto the pitch smoking

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 1949 – when the notorious tactics of Liverpool were constantly censored by the TV companies as part of their deal for the rights to show the games.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files […]

The days when the press would dare criticise TV for editing out the dodgy bits.

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 1978 – when the notorious tactics of Liverpool were constantly censored by the TV companies as part of their deal for the rights to show the games.

 

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the […]

With just three wins in nine Arsenal were clearly not going to win anything. Except…

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 2001 – the third double season.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files […]

A goalless home draw v Fulham and 3 draws in 4 games. A pretty naff season

Here are the anniversaries, our headline comes from 2003 – the Unbeaten Season.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can […]

Arsenal found guilty of raising 20% of its income by illegal means.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on the […]

The Times’ campaign to have professional football stopped.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on the […]

Arsenal plane involved in near miss on landing.

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on the […]

Thierry Henry hits 100 goals

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on the […]

A defence living “as dangerously as a chain smoking petrol pump attendant.”

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on […]

Arsenal kick the ball out for an injury, Spurs keep it and go on and score. When?

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on […]

Who played 472 games for Tottenham and 327 games for Arsenal?

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on […]

The media claim there are too many foreigners in English football – in 1975

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the complete files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to all the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” […]

When the Times reported on an Arsenal reserve match by mistake

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the complete files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on […]

The last Arsenal game before the world of football changed forever

Below are the Arsenal (and for historical context, occasionally one or two non-Arsenal) anniversaries for today taken from the complete files of over 6000 Arsenal anniversaries which appear on the Arsenal History Society website. An index to the monthly Anniversary files can be found in the right column of this site under “Pages” on […]

When the media said all football must stop (but horse racing was ok to continue)

The series “Henry Norris at the Arsenal” is now complete.

The index to all the articles can be found at Henry Norris at the Arsenal. The final article just published is Henry Norris at the Arsenal: 1928 to the end.

We are now working on adding to the articles information that has come to […]

The centre half plays inside right, the left back plays centre forward. Just another league match.

The series “Henry Norris at the Arsenal” is now complete.

The index to all the articles can be found at Henry Norris at the Arsenal. The final article just published is Henry Norris at the Arsenal: 1928 to the end.

We are now working on adding to the articles information that has come to […]