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The history of Arsenal website


The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society.

Henry hat trick sinks Liverpool in the Unbeaten Season

Latest: The man who transferred from Arsenal to Totteneham on Friday and played for Tottenham against Arsenal on Saturday

The Arsenal manager who went on to manage Norway

Arsenal’s promotion in 1919.  At last, the truth

Exclusive: The interview with George Davie – the man who sued Arsenal and overturned the transfer system.

Read the article that led to the creation of the statues at the Emirates Stadium


The anniversaries 

21 December 1889: Arsenal beat Cray Wanderers 2-0 on way to first ever trophy

21 December 1903: Arsenal beat Bristol Rovers in cup 2nd replay at Tottenham

21 December 1956: Jack Crayston becomes full time manager after 2 months as caretaker

21 December 1985.  Gus Caesar plays first League match, a 1-0 away win of Man U

21 December 1963: Death of Andrew Kennedy

21 December 1996: Andy Linighan’s final game away to Nottingham Forest



The books for Christmas

The Anniversary Files now have over 5500 entries, and are now divided into 12 monthly sections.  December’s file has just been updated.

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….


And beyond football… the team that works on Untold Arsenal also writes and maintains a range of sites
Our latest is The Secret Nurse 

Direct marketing …


  • 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

And also…

You can already follow your favourite Arsenal players and games online and debate the finer points of the club while you do so, but what about getting even more involved? There are plenty of mobile apps for sports betting and online gaming, such as With the mobile app you can play your favourite casino games wherever you are, even on the football pitch. Not recommended for goalkeepers!


Get free bets at and football betting tips at


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”.

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