Tony Woodcock; Entrepreneur who (maybe) links with Hoddle…

By Tony Attwood How many ex-Arsenal men seem to have felt that knocking Arsenal in general and Arsène Wenger in particular is the best way to get attention, and perhaps a bit of cash on the way?  10? 20? 50?  Probably many more for the list seems endless. And yet there is one who has …

7 May: The start of the 49 match unbeaten run

    By Tony Attwood Today’s headline comes from 2003 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 some more series can be found at the foot of his …

The creation of Woolwich Arsenal, farewell Buchan and Drake, and just 4500 at a home game

    By Tony Attwood Today’s headlines come from 1893, 1928 and 1966. 5 May 1893: Royal Arsenal needed to become a limited company to join the Football League but were forbidden by the rules from registering a company name that associated the club with the royal family.  On this day they chose Woolwich Arsenal FC.  …

The formation of Woolwich Arsenal FC, winning the league in the first double and “That sums it all up”.

  Today’s headline comes from 1893, 1971 and 1998.  The start of the Woolwich Arsenal and two doubles.   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 …

When the man who kept Arsenal going financially finally said “no more”

  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 1912 16 April 1894: Having finished their first …

When 16 Arsenal players were in world cup squads on one day

  Today on Untold Arsenal: Who might Arsenal face next season: 1 Leicester City Who might Arsenal play next season 2: Leeds United Who might Arsenal play next season 3: Ipswich Town Today’s anniversary headline comes from 2009 24 March 1888 Cup Final Day.  Arsenal went on to play two more games before their own first …

12 March: The anniversary of Arsenal’s biggest ever league win

    Today on Untold Arsenal:   Arsenal v Porto No one comments on the ref so we can only hope How the new Arsenal system has put Arsenal top of the league Arsenal are top so time for the media to start knocking them Arsenal anniversaries on 12 March.  Today’s headline comes from 1900 12 March …

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

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Arsenal anniversaries 15 February

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Arsenal anniversaries 12 February: An explosion at Arsenal’s ground

    On Untold Arsenal Today: Is 17 fouls by one team in one game a PL record? Join AISA for Free.   If you enjoy our daily review of Arsenal’s history please do show your appreciation by becoming an associate member of AISA – Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association.  It’s completely free, but being a member does …

Arsenal told they have no chance of making the Champions League

  Today’s anniversary comes from 22 January 2012 (more details below) The 1919 Affair: How Arsenal were promoted to the first division – the only complete and detailed history of Arsenal’s election. 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 …

Arsenal on New Years Day in History

    The Arsenal History Society blog contains hundreds of articles concerning the history of the club since its foundation in 1886.  You can find a complete record for January throughout the club’s history here    You might also enjoy… The 1919 Affair:  How Arsenal were promoted to the first division – the only complete and detailed history …

Arsenal anniversaries: 6 December. Farewell “The Arsenal”, hello “Arsenal”

    Today’s headline anniversary headlines come from 1919 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 26 November. Fans are invited to buy the club

      A complete index of Arsenal’s anniversaries for the month can be found here.  Today’s anniversary comes from 1910. 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 5 November. Bottom of the league and paper stops publishing fans’ complaints

      Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and every intrigue reviewed in detail. The full index of November’s anniversaries is available here. 5 November 1889: One of the earliest reports ever of a floodlit game.  Woolwich Arsenal was not involved but the club soon followed the …

Arsenal anniversaries 2 November. A 9 match winless run, just four years ago!

      Arsenal in the 1930s: The most comprehensive series on the decade ever Arsenal in the 1970s: Every match and every intrigue reviewed in detail. Today’s headline comes from 2019. 2 November 1889: Royal Arsenal 4 Unity 1 (London Senior Cup).  This match was the start of Royal Arsenal’s journey to the LSC cup final (which …

Arsenal anniversaries 29 October. FA show appalling anti-Arsenal stance.

    Here are the Arsenal stories from 29 October through the club’s history.   Details of some of our major series are given at the foot of the page.    The headline story is from 1925. 29 October 1892: Royal Arsenal almost emulated their FA  cup record victory with a 10-1 defeat of City Ramblers.  Booth, …

Arsenal anniversaries 30 July: the passing of the man without whom there would be no 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: Infantino in the dock once again And now on with the Arsenal anniversaries of today… (and as ever one …

Arsenal Anniversaries 10 June: AFC tells fans – “you can buy the club”

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:  25 players now tipped to join Arsenal; 9 who will leave Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. 10 June 1910: Local press reports in …

Arsenal anniversaries 8 June: Rioch appointed Arsenal manager!

    Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today: The ten reasons why Arsenal will continue to make progress next season (part 4, the conclusion) Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. 8 June 1899: Duncan …

Arsenal Anniversaries 7 May: Arsenal win the league for 5th time in 8 years

    Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today: One more win secures runners’ up place Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. The anniversaries… 7 May 1883:  Joe Shaw was born.  He became one …

Arsenal anniversaries 5 May: 4,554 turn up for 1st division game in 1996

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:  What makes a club successful? Part 3: Arsenal  has stepped beyond the media Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. 5 May 1893: Royal Arsenal …

Arsenal anniversaries 3 May: the 2nd double on anniversary of formation of Woolwich Arsenal

      Day by Day the stories – a key moment in Arsenal and footballing history for each day of the year Arsenal today:  When the referee makes a mistake and admits it on TV Day by Day the videos– An Arsenal video for (almost) every day of the year in order. 3 May 1893: George Lawrence signed …

Arsenal anniversaries 16 April: the club’s main benefactor says he can’t go on

    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 Arsenal today: And a word of thanks to our guest comedians: Tottenham Hotspur, their fans and players The anniversaries 16 …

Arsenal anniversaries 24 March: Ted Drake’s first match for Arsenal

      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 Football today: Football is walking blindly into its biggest ever crisis The anniversaries 24 March 1888 Cup Final Day.  Arsenal …