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The men who got 33 (from the wing) 39 and 44 goals for Arsenal in a season

This day in 1937 marked the start of the final triumph of the glorious 1930s. Between April 1930 and April 1938 Arsenal won the league five times and the FA Cup twice, also coming runners’ up in the league once and beaten finalists in the league once.

But this was not just the work of […]

The lowest ever crowds in the last 80 years and worst league position since 1925

Failing as Arsenal manager didn’t seem to matter much in the days of Billy Wright who passed away on this day in 1994. His reputation as a wonderful player stayed with him, and only Arsenal fans remembered the humiliations of his time at the club.

In the league we finished 7th, 8th,13th and 14th, in […]

On this day: Arsenal’s first ever league match – against Newcastle.

126 years ago today, Arsenal played their first ever league match, but it is a mark of the way the club was evolving at a very fast speed that none of the players in this game played in the first match of the following season.

The estimated attendance at the match was 10,000. However it […]

From programme editor to Arsenal manager in 24 years

That headline does indeed reflect what happened to George Allison between 1910 (when he was editing the Arsenal programme) to this day in 1934 when he managed Arsenal for the first time at home.

In fact Arsenal owe a huge amount to Allison, not just in terms of winning the league twice and FA Cup […]