The journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society.
Today’s Arsenal anniversaries
- 24 August 1928: Tommy Docherty born in Glasgow
- 24 August 1949: Peter Goring’s first match.
- 24 August 1954: David Herd bought from Stockport for £10,000
- 24 August 1961: George Armstrong became a professional
- 24 August 1963: League debut for Ian Ure, a 3-1 home defeat to Wolverhampton
- 24 August 1967: Michael Thomas, the man who scored in the last minute v Liverpool, born in Lambeth
- 24 August 1991: Aston Villa 3 Arsenal 1. As league champions Arsenal had opened the season with two defeats and a draw – scoring three and letting in 7.
- 24 August 1996: David Hillier’s final game before his transfer to Leicester. He played 104 league games.
- 24 August 2000: Sylvain Wiltord signed from Bordeaux.
- 24 August 2003: Two years to the day after signing Wiltord scored two as Arsenal beat Middlesbrough 4-0. Wenger said in the press “I feel it is very important in our minds to do this and I know the hunger is strong to do it.” He named Newcastle, Liverpool, Man U and Chelsea as the main rivals for the Premier League. The 2nd league match of the unbeaten season
- 24 August 2007: Joe O’Cearuill sold to Barnet
- 24 August 2011: Nasri joins Manchester City on a four-year deal for around £25m.
The Anniversary Files now have over 5000 entries, and are now divided into 12 monthly sections:
- 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
And beyond football… the team that works on Untold Arsenal also writes and maintains these sites Education
- 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
Staying fit, staying healthy…
- 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
- Untold Dylan - the music, the lyrics, the meaning
- Tony Attwood’s own personal website. Just in case you are interested in what Untold’s publisher actually does. And did.
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