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The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society

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Arsenal in the 30s: April 1934. Joe Shaw wins the league for Chapman


This site is based around series of articles on specific themes – and you can find links to many of these on this page and on the left column under the heading “Pages”.   The indexing isn’t always complete, but we do our best to make it helpful.  Some of the major series are highlighted after details of our latest series.

On-going throughout all this is the building of the index of anniversaries – which is the main index to everything on the site.   You can find the index here.

The current series being researched and published is Arsenal in the 1930s.

Current and recently completed series are:

You can find a list of series on the lower part of the left side of the page.

If you would like to contribute research or a personal story please do write to

Arsenal History Society has published five books on Arsenal – all are available as paperback and three are now available on Kindle.  The books are

  • The Arsenal Yankee by Danny Karbassiyoon with a foreword by Arsene Wenger.
  • Arsenal: the long sleep 1953 – 1970; a view from the terrace.  By John Sowman with an introduction by Bob Wilson.
  • Woolwich Arsenal: The club that changed football.  By Tony Attwood, Andy Kelly and Mark Andrews.
  • Making the Arsenal: a novel by Tony Attwood.
  • The Crowd at Woolwich Arsenal by Mark Andrews.

You can find details of all five on our new Arsenal Books page

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Please note: The full anniversaries index can be found here.  


Reports on Arsenal’s current activities are on Untold Arsenal


Classic Articles and series from the Arsenal History Society


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….


This site represents very much a forum for knocking around ideas and seeking out issues that can be debated. As such we openly acknowledge that some of the notions expressed here might be wrong, facts will be inaccurate and will need correcting. Indeed if you can help us do that, please do either comment on an article, or write a new article for us. Some citation of sources would be good however, rather than just saying “you’re wrong”.AISA Arsenal History and Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal