Arsenal Anniversaries 6 August: After 591 games for Tottenham, Jennings signs for Arsenal

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Football Today:   Fifa launches its own bank: is there no end, and will no one stop them? And now …

6 August: Pat Jennings signed for £45,000.

By Tony Attwood Anniversary video index: an Arsenal video for (almost) each day of the year Arsenal Day by Day: the stories Arsenal in August: All the anniversaries day by day  100 Years: 100 Years in the First Division By August 1977, Pat had played 591 games for Tottenham and his club seemed to think that at 32 he …

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 activities …

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 of the …

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 …

On this day one of Arsenal’s worst managers and one of Arsenal’s greatest players arrive

      By Tony Attwood We have now got Untold Arsenal back online.  The layout is not perfect as yet but the site is back and functioning, so this site can return to its function of covering Arsenal’s history on this day. 21 June 1919:  Admiral Ludwig von Reuter, fearful that the German fleet might …

On this day in 1980: Arsenal’s strangest ever transfer

    Today’s Arsenal’s anniversaries.  There are more details of our articles on the home page and at the bottom of this page. 12 June 1945: Pat Jennings born.  In his early years he played for Shamrock Rovers and Newry Unite, and had a spell playing Gaelic football before joining Watford in 1963. 12 June 1946: Bobby …

Joe Shaw, our least remembered manager, wins the League with Arsenal

        Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day the stories– a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from …

Arsenal win the League 3 years running under 3 different managers

    Compiled by Tony Attwood Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order.  Day by Day the stories– a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Details of our other series can be found on the home page Today’s headline comes from 1935 22 …

26 February 1983: Arsenal man became the first to play 1000 first class games

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Arsenal anniversaries for 18 January: the defeat of Man City that stunned the critics

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9 January: Arsenal have not one shot on target in an entire game

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Arsenal anniversaries 5 December: The FA’s darkest moment – women’s football banned

    Today’s headline anniversary headlines come from 1921 A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here. Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in …

Arsenal anniversaries 29 November: Arsenal found guilty of running an illegal competition

      Today’s headline anniversary comes from 1902. A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here. Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in …

Arsenal anniversaries 25 November: Inter Milan 1 Arsenal 5

      A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here.  Today’s anniversary comes from 2003. Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. …

Arsenal anniversaries 24 November: Wenger turns it around in his first derby

    A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here.  Today’s anniversary comes from 1996 Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Henry …

Arsenal annivesaries 23 November: Wright scores for the 12th successive match

    A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here.  Today’s anniversary comes from 1994. Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos – An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Henry …

24 October Arsenal anniversaries: End of the 49, and referee bias

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Arsenal anniversaries 9 October: Beating the Liverpool voodoo

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Arsenal anniversaries 20 September. On this day in 2002, Wenger said “Arsenal can go unbeaten”

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Arsenal anniversaries 26 August

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Ødegaard signs, Saliba’s first goal, the Bosman ruling. Arsenal anniversaries 20 August

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The day we signed Vieira: Arsenal anniversaries 14 August

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Which Arsenal manager was sacked after four consecutive pre-season defeats

      Arsenal History Society: The Woolwich Walk and visiting Arsenal’s first ground Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Arsenal History Society: The Woolwich Walk and visiting Arsenal’s first …

Arsenal anniversaries 11 August: Just one man predicted the unbeaten season in 2003

      Arsenal History Society: The Woolwich Walk and visiting Arsenal’s first ground Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. Football Today: Arsenal v Forest: the last six games …