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When Arsenal scored three goals in six games but only lost one. But who was the manager?

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Sir Henry Norris prepares to leave Arsenal, his job complete. May/June 1927

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Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: Brian Talbot […]

Man U’s ground a health hazard and 4-0 down, 7-5 up.

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Sir Henry Norris prepares to leave Arsenal, his job complete. May/June 1927

Special features

Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: Brian Talbot […]

If we can’t criticise his football we can criticise his English. The media & Pirès

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Sir Henry Norris prepares to leave Arsenal, his job complete. May/June 1927

Special features

Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: Brian Talbot […]

Sir Henry Norris prepares to leave Arsenal, his job complete. May/June 1927

By Tony Attwood

This continues our history of Henry Norris at the Arsenal; there is a link to the full series at the end of this article.

In the last chapter we saw Arsenal recover somewhat in the League, but then lose the FA Cup final to Cardiff. Although today it is generally assumed […]

The ball crosses the line, a player on the ground fists it out, and the ref says “play on”!

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Film of Arsenal’s first cup final and the continuing investigation into the Arsenal accounts.

Special features

Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: […]

When 10 games in the top division gave us 14 goals – and it was all England’s fault.

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Film of Arsenal’s first cup final and the continuing investigation into the Arsenal accounts.

Special features

Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: […]

Arsenal: The worst run in 15 years & the best season ever!

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Film of Arsenal’s first cup final and the continuing investigation into the Arsenal accounts.

Special features

Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange experience.: […]

Film of Arsenal’s first cup final and the continuing investigation into the Arsenal accounts.

By Tony Attwood

April 1927: this is part of our continuing series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal. Details of the whole series of articles on Henry Norris at the Arsenal can be found here

 

Following on from our last chapter, the investigations into Arsenal that William Hall had wanted to prevent but which […]

A game so dull that it made potato picking seem like profound rapture. 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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Highbury: from start to end with previously unseen pictures of the end of the stadium.

Meeting a player you have admired can be such a very strange […]

Wenger accuses Riley of cheating; Ferguson gets a pizza; Arsenal players get immortality

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

Adventurer, criminal, wife beater, drunk, reprobate; the most prolific Arsenal goal scorer […]

What happened next aged Arsène Wenger 10 years.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

Adventurer, criminal, wife beater, drunk, reprobate; the most prolific Arsenal goal scorer […]

Arsène Wenger born and immediately a newspaper accuses Arsenal of dirty habits

Happy birthday Mr Wenger

Our Arsenal anniversaries for 22 October are below. Our headline comes of course from 1949.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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The Arsenal History Society […]

When beating Southampton 1-0 started a run that ended in magnificence

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

Adventurer, criminal, wife beater, drunk, reprobate; the most prolific Arsenal goal scorer of […]

When 9 of the Arsenal starting XI had risen from the Arsenal youth ranks.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

Adventurer, criminal, wife beater, drunk, reprobate; the most prolific Arsenal goal scorer of […]

Arsenal March 1927: from regular turmoil to total turmoil and the edge of the cliff

By Tony Attwood

By the start of March 1927 Arsenal was in turmoil. One director was about to resign, the board could not agree on the best way forward, the manager and the chairman were at loggerheads, the trainer had gone (although to be fair, he was replaced by a man who turned out to […]

When 4 of the bottom 6 were London clubs, and Arsenal were bottom of the lot

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

The March 1927 article in which the crisis at Arsenal reaches its summit will be published later today.

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When two wins in eight autumn games was the prelude of a fantastic season

 

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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

The man who signed five times for Arsenal

 

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The Arsenal History Society meets Brian Talbot: a most fascinating discussion.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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

Celebrating today the anniversary of the final game of the magnificent 49

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

Adventurer, criminal, wife beater, drunk, reprobate; the most prolific Arsenal goal scorer of all time.

 

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

The ref who accused Wenger of assault is himself charged with misconduct

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

Arsenal smash the transfer record; ancient Britons take over Stamford Bridge

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

The day Arsenal started a run of 23 games without a win

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

Allegations of match fixing in league matches ignored (as always)

Latest article from the current series: Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

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 […]

Chaos at the Arsenal. The dramatic and bizarre story of February 1927.

By Tony Attwood

This episode of our series on “Henry Norris at the Arsenal” is by far the longest, and the most contentious and complex piece in our tale. I hope have made the story clear, but if you are prone to take the occasional glass of fine wine and it is a suitable time […]