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The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society


  • 18 April 1903: Arsenal 0 Millwall Athletic 2. The last game against Millwall under its Athletic guise
  • 18 April 1914: Arsenal 2 Clapton Orient 2.  35,000 attended – the biggest crowd thus far at Highbury, but the draw means Arsenal are not promoted.  It is also the last ever game of Woolwich Arsenal.
  • 18 April 1925: Arsenal 5 Burnley 0.  Knighton’s last victory.  He oversaw two more games (both defeats) and was then sacked.
  • 18 April 1927: first league game for Herbie Roberts
  • 18 April 1930: Arsenal 1 Leicester 1; relegation looks possible for Chapman
  • 18 April 1931: Having come 14th in 1930, Arsenal win the League for the very first time with two games spare, by beating Liverpool 3-1 at home during a 9 match unbeaten run to the end of the season.
  • 18 April 1936: Arsenal 1 Villa 0. It is Arsenal’s only win in the last six games of the season and one of only two in the last 14 as the 3 times champions fall from grace.
  • 18 April 1953: Arsenal make it five wins in a rows scoring 18 goals to go top of the league.
  • 18 April 1960: Last league game for Gordon Nutt
  • 18 April 1964: The season ends Liverpool 5 Arsenal 0; two wins in the last 11.
  • 18 April 1969: Stefan Schwarz born
  • 18 April 1979: Matthew Upton born
  • 18 April 1993: Tony Adams drops Steve Morrow as Arsenal win the league cup
  • 18 April 1998: Arsenal 5 Wimbledon 0.  Arsenal’s first win against the Dons at Highbury in six attempts
  • 18 April 2007: David Dein sacked as director of Arsenal
  • 18 April 2009: Chelsea 2 Arsenal 1,  FA Cup semi final


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