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Today’s anniversaries – 

3 March 1900.  Loughborough T 2 Arsenal 3.  The start of the three match winning run which ended with Arsenal’s record score.

3 March 1906 and 1956: Two games against Birmingham.   In the 1906 version, Woolwich Arsenal beat Birmingham 5-0 to equal the club’s top score.   On 3 March 1956 it was Arsenal 1 Birmingham City 3 in the FA Cup.

3 March 1939: Wilf Copping returned to Leeds after 166 games for Arsenal.

3 March 1956 and 1906.  (see above).

3 March 1961: Ben Marden played his first match for Arsenal – a 1-3 away defeat to Manchester United.  He only played 42 games in all, but two of these were definitive moments for the club, winning the league and the biggest win at Anfield.

3 March 1973: Arsenal 3 Sheffield U 2 as part of a run of just one defeat in 13.

3 March 1979: Southampton 2 Arsenal 0, part of a run of just one win in eight.

3 March 1993: Norwich 1 Arsenal 1.  This was the 12th consecutive match in which neither Arsenal nor their opponents scored more than one goal.  It was also the end of a run in which Arsenal only won two league games in 15.

3 March 2002:  Pirès passed to Bergkamp who was loitering at the edge of the area with his back to goal. Bergkamp flipped the ball one way and spun the other to score.

3 March 2007: The largest crowd thus far at the Emirates 60,132, saw Arsenal beat Reading 2-1.  The record was beaten again on 3 November 2007 with 60,338.

3 March 2009: WBA 1 Arsenal 3.  After five draws (four of them 0-0) Arsenal started a run of seven wins and one draw in the next eight.

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

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The incomplete index of series on this site….

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