The journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society.
- 22 October 1920: Dr Jimmy Paterson joins as an amateur
- 22 October 1938: Reg Cumner international debut
- 22 October 1947: Cliff Holton joins as an amateur
- 22 October 1949: Arsène Wenger born. For our birthday quiz see here.
- 22 October 1949: The cigarette smoking scandal of the reserve team.
- 22 October 1952: Arsenal beat Hibs 7-1 in a friendly
- 22 October 1963: Alan Skirton scores Arsenal first goal in European competition but Arsenal lost 3-2 to Staevnet 2. John Barnwell got the other goal.
- 22 October 1997: Ian Selley transferred to Fulham for £500,000 also quoted as 17 October.
- 22 October 2001: Bertie Mee died. To date he managed Arsenal for the second highest number of games (539) beaten only by Arsène Wenger. But his win percentage was below that of Wenger, Chapman, Allison, Whittaker, Graham, Howe and Neil. He won three major trophies – the same as Chapman – but fewer than Graham (6), and Wenger (8).
- 22 October 2002: Arsenal lose at home to Auxerre having just beaten them away – 3 defeats in a row, the worst for 15 years.
- 22 October 2005: After only four wins in the first eight league games Arsenal start a run of four wins in five with defeat of Man City
- 22 October 2005: Pires and Henry try a trick penalty but fail to put in a shot v Man C
- 22 October 2006: Arsenal make it six wins in a row with a 4-0 defeat of Reading away
- And for contemporary events: Untold Arsenal
If you would like to contribute an article to this site, please see this note on submissions etc.
The incomplete index of series on this site….
- Arsenal’s name and how it changed
- Arsenal and Tottenham
- Anti-Arsenal – those who try to put us down throughout history
- Arsenal’s Chronology
- Arsenal History Society news and discoveries
- Chairmen of Arsenal
- Corruption: The Review
- The First Double: 1971
- First Timers: The first time I saw Arsenal
- Iconic moments in the history of Arsenal
- Into the Darkness. Arsenal under Swindin
- Islington 100: celebrating 100 years of Arsenal in Islington
- London – how Arsenal fared in the early days against other London teams
- Managers – from Royal Arsenal to Mr Wenger
- Meet the ancestors- stories from the relatives of Arsenal players
- The origins of Arsenal
- Players, including updates on what players are doing now
- The Norris Files
- Statistics through the club’s history
- Woolwich Arsenal, the ground
- Woolwich Arsenal in the FA Cup – the full series
- Woolwich 100 – the players who played 100 or more times for WA
- Year by year: tracing the club’s history in detail
- Going to University
- Teacher News – UK schools from the teachers’ perspective
- UK Education News - rolling news service
- Dyscalculia on line test and support
- School sports minibuses: providing your child’s school with a bus
- Parent News - what is going on in schools these days?
- Edventure Blog – turning school playtime into an educational experience
- The top five of everything to do with schools
Direct marketing …
- The Direct Marketing blog: direct mail, email, websites, blogs
- Good Ad: reviews of the best and worst direct advertising there is
- Education Marketing: selling to schools
- The Secret Nurse : what is really going wrong with the NHS?
- Jiving - a review of the jive clubs of the UK (a new site, but it is growing day by day). The best way to stay fit physically and mentally.
- The weight loss programme: The only guaranteed way to get fit
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