Arsenal anniversaries 11 August: Just one man predicted the unbeaten season in 2003

      Arsenal History Society: The Woolwich Walk and visiting Arsenal’s first ground Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Football Today: Arsenal v Forest: the last six games …

Arsenal History Society: The Woolwich Walk and stadium visit 5 August 2023

      Arsenal Anniversaries 6 August: After 591 games for Tottenham, Jennings signs for Arsenal By Tony Attwood On 5 August 2023, I was delighted to join in a walk around part of south London to discover the places where Arsenal first began playing; an event arranged by Arsenal Independent Supporters Club (AISA) which has …

Arsenal anniversaries 28 July: Arsenal sign Gilberto Silva for just £4.5m

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Football Today: How many players does a club need and how much of a problem do injuries bring? And …

Arsenal anniversaries: 25 July. The ultimate Invincible signed for £1.5m

    Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Arsenal Today:  Arsenal’s new weapon: certainly not secret but still highly effective And now on with the Arsenal anniversaries of  today… …

Arsenal anniversaries: 5 July: the introduction of numbered shirts

    Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Here are the anniversaries 5 July 1910: Harry Logan signed for Arsenal from Sunderland, having previously played for Shettleston, in the …

Arsenal anniversaries 25 June: Henry leaves Arsenal for Barcelona

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:   The reasons why some transfers just never happen Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Here are the anniversaries 25 June 1904: Fred Coles transferred …

Arsenal anniversaries 21 June: Bergkamp arrives!

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:  Next season: how the league might look after nine games Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Here are the anniversaries 21 June 1919:  Admiral Ludwig …

Arsenal anniversaries 12 June: Clive Allen signs for Arsenal, and leaves

    Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today: Why don’t more teams do the obvious in order to rise up the table Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Here are the anniversaries 12 …

Arsenal anniversaries 28 April. Don Howe becomes manager

    Anniversaries of Arsenal 28 April Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today: Abuse of young people at football clubs: has anything changed? Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  28 April 1893.  George …

Arsenal anniversaries: 22 April. When our banner featured on Match of the Day

      Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:  Taking a positive out of the draw with Southampton   The anniversaries 22 April 1894: In …

Arsenal anniversaries 26 Feb: He played 144 times for Arsenal and scored 93 and was let go

    Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today: If they had any moral fibre they would immediately resign. 100+ Years: the complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919 …

18 January: Arsenal’s anniversaries

      Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Today at the Arsenal:  Why do some clubs have their players fouled so much more than others? Arsenal anniversaries …

Arsenal: the anniversaries for 9 January

      Arsenal Today: Oxford v Arsenal; the return of Smith Rowe, the form and last season Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  And the Anniversaries… 9 January 1883: William Garbutt – the Arsenal man who became the “father of Italian football” was born into a …

Remembering Arsenal:11 December 2021 – the recovery begins and other anniversaries

By Tony Attwood On 11 December 2021 Arsenal were not in the best of shape, being seventh in the league and having lost three of their last four games, scoring five but conceding nine. The game against Southampton was thus a “must win” not least as Southampton had numerous injuries and had just signed an …

5 December: the Arsenal anniversaries from the start of Dial Square FC onward

      Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Special feature on the day: 5 December 1921 and 1960 5 December 1885 Millwall beat Eastern Wanderers 3-1 at Glengall Road. This game has significance because it gives us a record of Eastern Wanderers, playing in this area …

11 August: losing and winning to Liverpool in the Charity Shield

Anniversary video index: an Arsenal video for (almost) each day of the year Arsenal Day by Day: the stories Arsenal in August: All the anniversaries day by day  100 Years: 100 Years in the First Division 11 August 1979 and 2002: losing and winning to Liverpool in the Charity Shield 1979: Arsenal lost 3-1 to Liverpool in the Charity …

29 July: Malcolm MacDonald signed from Newcastle

Anniversary video index: an Arsenal video for (almost) each day of the year Arsenal Day by Day: the stories Arsenal in July: All the anniversaries day by day  100 Years in the First Division Arsenal today: Untold Arsenal  On 29 July 1976 Malcolm MacDonald signed from Newcastle for £333,333. There was an argument about the price between the …

20 July: Malcolm Macdonald retired from football.

Arsenal’s stadia before Highbury. What do they look like now? The maps showing Arsenal’s historic sites before the club moved north Arsenal Day by Day: the stories Arsenal in July: All the anniversaries day by day  Malcolm MacDonald was signed from Newcastle for £333,333 on 29 July 1976.  He was at Arsenal for three years and …

29 June: Don Howe left Arsenal having helped guide the club to the Double as first team coach.

Ater playing for Arsenal Don Howe moved on to WBA where he stayed until 1975 before a year at Galatasaray SK after which he returned to Arsenal as manager.  His record between December 1983 and March 1986 was played 117 games with 46.15% won. Don was born on 12 October 1935,and played with West Bromwich …

26 April 1975: Watch Arsenal beat Tottenham in a relegation battle

Day by Day: the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day: the stories– a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal in April – all the anniversaries day by day  by Tony Attwood The end of the 1974/5 season was not exactly exciting …

19 April 1975: On this day in history – QPR 0 Arsenal 0; Arsenal 17th in the league

By Tony Attwood Henry Norris at the Arsenal:  There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and every intrigue reviewed in detail. 100 Years in the First Division At a time when many fans are complaining about Arsenal being …

18 February 1978: Arsenal v Walsall

by Tony Attwood Day by Day: the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day: the stories– a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year This would hardly be a game to be remembered, for it was a routine win against lower league …

23 December 1978: Brady scores the wonder goal, Tottenham smashed, father happy.

By Tony Attwood To read about the free Arsenal video collection and about the Arsenal History Society, please see the note at the foot of this article. 23 December 1978: Terry Neill was the manager of Arsenal, and Tottenham were finding their feet again in the first division, having come up from Division 2 at …

All the Arsenal anniversaries for 24 October

  24 October 1883:  George Allison born in County Durham.  Bernard Joy said “he lacked the professional’s deep knowledge of the game”.  But he still managed to win the FA Cup and the League twice and from 1910 onwards had a continuous and deep engagement with the club up to 1947.  24 October 1896: Arsenal …