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11 December 1886 Arsenal’s birthday, and the birth of a famous early player

by Tony Attwood

Two events for the price of one: 11 December 1881 Thomas Tindal Fitchie was born. Five years later on the same day, Arsenal’s first and only game under the name Dial Square was played, with Dial Square beating Eastern Wanderers 6-0.

So let’s start with the latter and then take ourselves […]