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The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society.


Today’s Arsenal anniversaries
  • 28 July 1901: Bill Seddon born
  • 28 July 1951: Ray Kennedy born
  • 28 July 1970: A pre-season friendly away to Gothenburg Alliance starts the season that no one who was there could ever forget.
  • 28 July 1972: David Price signed professional forms
  • 28 July 1978: First game for Paul Barron (friendly v B. Dortmund)
  • 28 July 1979: First game for John Hollins (friendly v Munich 1860)
  • 28 July 1989: Siggi Jonnson signed from Sheffield Wednesday
  • 28 July 2000: Overmars and Petit sign for Barcelona
  • 28 July 2002: Arsenal sign Gilberto Silva for just £4.5m
  • 28 July 2008: In a knock about friendly against Burgenland XI Bendtner scores four in the first half and Vela three in the second.  Arsenal win 10-2
  • 28 July 2009: Kolo Toure sold to Man City for £14m thus making Arsenal a profit of £13,850,000


The books
The complete Arsenal Anniversary series is to be found on the Arsenal History Society site.

The Anniversary Files now have over 5000 entries, and are now divided into 12 monthly sections:

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The Books


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