Arsenal News


Arsenal News
Arsenal News
October 2021

Arsenal Managers: Steve Burtenshaw, our least successful manager

By Tony Attwood

Steve Burtenshaw was Arsenal caretaker manager between March and May 1986. His appointment followed the resignation of Don Howe amidst rumours that he (Don) would be replaced. Steve was himself replaced by George Graham.

His record as a manager of Arsenal was a win rate of 27.27% winning 3, losing 6 and […]

It’s Patrick Vieira’s birthday.

By Tony Attwood

Older supporters of every team will tell you (when they are being honest) that after years of watching their team, some games fade from the memory. You know you were there, but for the life of you, you can’t remember the game.

So it is with me, but there is one moment […]

It’s Arsenal’s birthday & the anniversary of the launch of a national football league

By Tony Attwood

On this day – 22 June 1893 – Woolwich Arsenal FC held its first AGM. It was the culmination of some of the most amazing events ever in the history of Arsenal, and it signified not only the survival of the club which had been under attack from a rival breakaway club […]

The Anniversaries of Arsenal (please help us build the list)


We’re building a list of anniversaries of the club.

It is quite interesting that as we are in the 125th year of the club, and approaching the 100th anniversary of the move to Highbury, there is no big list of anniversaries available, so clearly this is something to be set up.

Our list has […]

Iconic moments in Arsenal’s History 6: The appointment of Chapman


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Iconic moment 6: the appointment of Chapman

By Tony […]