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Signing Pat Jennings and the very unlucky Ryan Garry. Anniversaries 6 August.

Here are the Anniversaries from 6 August – part of our regular daily look at Arsenal’s history. You might also be interested in our in-depth analysis of the first days at Highbury which continues with When Highbury opened, and “Victoria Concordia Crescit” was introduced

Details of the whole list of 5000 Arsenal anniversaries and other […]

George Wood; understudy to Jennings 1980/3

George Wood was born 26 September 1952 in Douglas in Lanarkshire and played as a goal keeper for Arsenal between 1980 and 1983.

The story is that at Lanark Grammar he was an outfield player but his PE teacher converted him to goalkeeping duties. He went on to play junior (ie non-league – the use […]

The men that Terry Neill signed: Pat Jennings

By Tony Attwood

Before Pat Jennings we had John Rimmer who was signed by Bertie Mee, and before him Bob Wilson, backed by Geoff Barnett.

Pat’s story starts amazingly – apparently he played for the under 18 team of Sharock Rovers while aged 11, and then moved across to Gaelic football.

But of course he […]

Freddie scores against Man U on his debut

Freddie scores against Manchester United on his debut 20 September 1998

Our indexes of videos by date is here

The index of videos by major clubs and a list of many of our videos is here

Indexes to many of our major series are also on the home page and in the right hand column […]

An extraordinary Vieira goal, and seven others on this day! The video

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of videos of our famous matches against each individual club) and our videos of the day, celebrating a match from Arsenal’s past.

You will find full details and links on our home […]

On this day Arsenal start a new season with a new manager. The video: 1995

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of videos of our famous matches against each individual club) and our videos of the day, celebrating a match from Arsenal’s past.

You will find full details and links on our home […]

Thierry Henry takes on Newcastle: and wins. The video

A different form of video today – hope you find it makes an interesting change.

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of videos of our famous matches against each individual club) and our videos of the day, celebrating […]

A touch of argybargy on this day against Fulham: the video

And a rather curious cut and paste job for another game on this day against Koln.

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of videos of our famous matches against each individual club) and our videos of the […]

Arsenal beat Liverpool in the Community Shield on this day: the videos

We’ve got two approaches to our Community Shield game on this day – the full match or via the Facebook link just the goal (but no build up at all).

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=621222985244997

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of […]

Arsenal beat Huddersfield in a friendly on this day: and the videos of other victories

6 August 2008: Arsenal beat Huddersfield 1-2 for the Chapman Cup with goals from Sanchez Watt and Nacer Barazite. Unfortunately I can’t find a video of the game from that day, but we’ve not covered these Huddersfield games before, so here are two victories over Huddersfield.

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might […]

Kolo Toure talks about Arsene Wenger and coming to Arsenal – the video

Our video of the day is normally from a match, but at this time of year we don’t have many to choose from – and very curiously the Emirates Cup games are not available – I would have thought that would a be a standard part of the Emirates marketing campaign for their name and […]

On this day in 2015: 6-0 in the Emirates Cup. The video

Today’s anniversaries are below. Meanwhile you might also like to note the collection of club videos (each article bringing together a series of videos of our famous matches against each individual club) and our videos of the day, celebrating a match from Arsenal’s past.

You will find details and links on our home page. […]

The day the League allowed numbers on shirts

The list of the 270+ videos we have gathered commemorating events on individual days are to be found via this link. We are also developing our video collection series in which we are gathering together the best videos we have against each club we have played in recent years – and adding some new ones […]

One year ago on this day, Arsenal started their return to form: the video

The list of the 270+ videos we have gathered commemorating events on individual days are to be found via this link. We are also developing our video collection series in which we are gathering together the best videos we have against each club we have played in recent years – and adding some new […]

The anniversary of the day Dennis Bergkamp arrived from Italy

The list of the 270+ videos we have gathered commemorating events on individual days are to be found via this link. We are also developing our video collection series in which we are gathering together the best videos we have against each club we have played in recent years – and adding some new ones […]

The anniversary of the strangest Arsenal transfer ever

Today’s anniversaries are below…

The list of the 270+ videos we have gathered commemorating events on individual days are to be found via this link. We are also developing our video collection series in which we are gathering together the best videos we have against each club we have played in recent years. Here is […]

How to beat Newcastle: watch the video

240+ historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

There are links to our most recent videos and the club series on the home page. An index of 240+ historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919.

Henry Norris […]

Farewell old friend: Mr Wenger’s farewell and the last Highbury derby

240+ historic videos and lots of anniversaries.

Arsenal v Everton – the historic games on video There are links to our most recent videos on the home page. An index of 240+ historic videos is here Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion […]

Arsenal smash the Tiny Totts 5-2. This is how you do a commentary!

The anniversaries are below…

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the […]

On this day, Man C 0 Arsenal 2. The foul that gives the penalty is an utter classic.

18 January 1894: Arthur Worrell’s first game in a friendly against Accrington which Arsenal won 2-0 in front of a crowd of 2,000. This was the start of three appearances in five friendly matches before on 3 February he got his League debut in a game away to Lincoln which Arsenal lost 3-0.

18 […]

Watch Arsenal beat Liverpool 3-6 away on this day

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

You can read extended details of one of today’s stories on “Today of All Days”

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: […]

Arsenal away to Bradford – it goes to penalties

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and every […]

Arsenal knock in three on this day: watch the video

ontact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and […]

Arsenal beat WBA on this day watch the video

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and […]

Was this the greatest Arsenal game of all time? You must watch.

 

Contact Arsenal History Society at Tony@schools.co.uk

100 Years in the First Division: the absolute complete story of Arsenal’s promotion in 1919. Henry Norris at the Arsenal: There is a full index to the series here. Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match […]