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Today’s Arsenal anniversaries


15 September 1890: Arthur Hutchins born

15 September 1900.  James Ashcroft plays v Burton Swifts and every subsequent match for four years.  A record.

15 September 1923:  Final game for Reginald Boreham

15 September 1953: Having won the league the previous season Arsenal don’t win until 15 Sept, by which time they are bottom of the league

15 September 1971: First European Cup game Stromsgodset IF 1 Arsenal 3

15 September 1993: Odense 1 Arsenal 2.  CWC as Arsenal head for a European trophy

15 September 1994:  Omoria 1 Arsenal 3 at start of CWC campaign towards the final and start of Wright scoring run of 12 consecutive games

15 September 1997: Paul Shaw transferred to Millwall

15 September 2001: Arsenal beat Fulham away 3-1 to go top of the league.  League match 5 of the third Double season.

15 September 2002: Wenger says “We know we can win the league. We know we can be stronger. At this stage last season we were not as good as we are now.”

15 September 2007: A 3-1 win at Tottenham makes it four wins and one draw in the first five games.

15 September 2010: Arsenal beat Braga 6-0, but fail in the return.

15 September 2012: After two goalless draws and a 2-0 win at Liverpool Arsenal beat Southampton 6-1

15 September 2013: Arsenal go top after beating Sunderland away



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