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The  journal of the AISA Arsenal History Society.


The latest meanderings from the History Society….


Derby literally took the fight to Arsenal with O’Hare at one stage punching and kicking Graham repeatedly.  As players tried to pull O’Hare off, the referee checked with the linesman and then spoke to Gemmill and Simpson.  It was that sort of display.

Arsenal in the 70s: part 7.




Why was the first Arsenal side called Dial Square, and why did it only last one game?

New major article: Herbert Chapman’s first year at Arsenal, analysed as never before.

A Memorial to the founders of Arsenal’s Highbury dynasty.


Arsenal in the summer – 48 tales from the Pre-Season files.  Here are the latest…

And the full list…

Arsenal in the summer: the Pre-season files

Other Recent stories

The Tom Whittaker era and its significance in Arsenal’s history

Among the other recent Posts

Site updates:  we have recently done major updates on all the anniversary files from January to July, enlarging the details on each entry.

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


On this page you will find details of some of our recent research articles, plus details of today’s Arsenal anniversaries, and information on the books on Arsenal that we have published.   The AISA Arsenal History Society is dedicated to recording Arsenal’s history in all its detail from all perspectives.  If you would like to contribute research or a personal story please do write to

Reports on Arsenal’s current activities are on Untold Arsenal


Classic Articles from the Arsenal History Society


The books

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”.

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