30 November: Arsenal top of the league for the first time ever

On Saturday 28 November 1925 Arsenal were top of the league for the first time in history and Athletic News (the leading weekly sports newspaper of the time) on 30 November marked the occasion big-time, celebrating the work of individual players such as Bob John at left-back, and the tactics of the team deployed by …

29 November: Unravelling the lies of the Arsenal manager

On 29 November 1924, Bolton beat West Ham 5-0, and at once you are probably saying, “so what?” In fact, this is noteworthy as Arsenal’s manager Leslie Knighton claimed 22 years later that WHU were the most fearsome team of the era, and suggested that he had had to drug the Arsenal team to get …

28 November 1951: the Arsenal man playing cricket and footbal for England

By Tony Attwood This was the day of Arthur Milton’s only international appearance as a footballer.  That might not be something we would normally mention here except that he also played six test matches for England at cricket. Twelve men have played for England at cricket and football: Alfred Lyttelton, Billy Gunn, Leslie Gay, Reginald …

27 November: one of our most eccentric players and a war hero, was born.

Dr Leigh ‘Dick’ Roose was born 27 November 1877 and died in action on 7 October 1916 He joined Woolwich Arsenal as a goalkeeper from Aston Villa in September 1911 – it was his final season in football.   His transfer was as much a publicity stunt as anything else, for Dick Roose was just …

Remembering Arsenal in times past: 26 November 1995

By Tony Attwood On 26 November 1995 Arsenal played out a dire goalless draw at home to Blackburn.  A very disappointing result given that we had just beaten Sheffield Wednesday 4-2.  Mind you the result before that was a 2-1 away defeat to Tottenham so perhaps we shouldn’t have been too surprised. This was the …

25 November 2003: Internazionale 1 Arsenal 5 in the Champions League.

By Tony Attwood 25 November 2003: Internazionale 1 Arsenal 5 in the Champions League.  Henry (2) Ljungberg, Edu, Pires each scored in one of the most memorable Arsenal nights in Europe. It was called “One of Arsenal’s most mature performances” producing what was said to be “one of the greatest results in their history.”   …

24 November: Arsene Wenger’s first north London derby.

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On this day: Arsenal win away 8-1.

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22 November 1997: the start of the awful run that led to the 2nd double!

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Remembering when the Times man went to the wrong match, and didn’t realise

by Tony Attwood (Today’s feature on the man from the Times follows, below) ——————————————————————————————————– ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION NEW: Day by Day – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please …

20 November 1999: Remembering a 5-1 victory on this day

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19 November 1932: why on earth celebrate a 3-5 Arsenal home defeat?

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18 November 1960: George Eastham signed for Arsenal

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17 November 2004: the Arsenal man who took English coaching abroad

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16 November 1927: Arsenal are told a simple truth: but who listens to the truth?

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15 November: Remembering the Arsenal’s most famous brothers

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14 December: when Arsenal were ordered to play two games at once

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101 years ago today: Arsenal on 13 November

  The month of November 1920 saw Arsenal 16th in the league just three points above the relegation zone. Away from the pitch on 8 November many of the senior members of the club attended a dinner given at the House of Commons hosted by Baldwin Raper, Arsenal’s local MP who was a regular at Highbury …

12 November: when Arsenal played against a referee’s XI

  ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – a …

11 November 2001: Arsenal bar terrorist from the stadium.

ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – a body …

10 November 1969: Happy birthday Jens Lehmann

ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – a body …

9 Sept: When Arsenal played Tottenham at Highbury in a Spurs home game

ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – a body …

8 November 2003: Arsenal beat Tottenham in Game 11 of the Unbeaten Season

  ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – a …

7 November – when there were 11 goals in a single Arsenal game

ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY VIDEO COLLECTION NEW: Day by Day – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  For details of the videos sorted by club, and videos in the order we published them, plus our 21 golden great videos please see here. The Arsenal History Society is part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – …

Arsenal beating Watford: six great videos from across the years

Compiled by Tony Attwood This website has around 350 videos of Arsenal on it and so not surprisingly we have six of victories against Watford – click below for each video Putting four past Watford 2016 Beating Watford 3-0 in 2015 Henry beats Watford 2006 On this day in Arsenal’s history: Arsenal 2 Watford 0 …