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Six Arsenal players charged by the FA

This is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day  files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society.

These are the Anniversaries from 24 September.

There are two anniversaries that stand out to me today.  One is the signing of Gordon Nutt, who then played for the club within a couple of hours of signing.  It shows a certain amount of chaos in the club.

But the biggest story must be 24 September 2003 when six Arsenal players were charged by the FA after a 0-0 at Man U.  It was a most extraordinary lopsided display by the ref and one of the things still in mind when Untold Arsenal was introduced around five years later.  Lauren, Keown, Vieira and Parlour banned.

And the most important player mentioned – of course Eddie Hapgood an utterly astounding player and servant of the club.

Here’s the full list.   “Also on this day” appears at the end.

24 September 1904: Arsenal 2 Wolverhampton 0. Charlie Satterthwaite scored Arsenal’s first goal in the first division, after three goalless games.

24 September 1908: Eddie Hapgood born in Bristol the ninth of the ten children. He left school at 14, and worked in his brother’s milk round business while playing for St Philip’s Adult School Juniors, in Bristol.   He was then spotted by a director of Bristol Rovers and given a trial but not liking the contract he opted for Kettering Town.   See also here

24 September 1955: Signing of, and first game for Gordon Nutt.  Gordon made his début within a couple of hours of signing in a 3-1 away defeat at Sunderland.  It concluded a seven match run without a victory.

24 September 1965: Anders Limpar born.  He started out with IF Brommapojkarna, followed by Örgryte, and then Young Boys Bern and finally, before reaching Arsenal,

24 September 1977:  Steve Walford first game; Norwich 1 Arsenal 0.  He had signed from Tottenham, for whom he had played two games, and went on to play 77 league games for Arsenal.

24 September 1996: Borussia Monchengladbach 3 Arsenal 2. Arsenal went out of the Uefa cup in the 1st round having lost by the same score at Highbury.  Bergkamp was injured early on; Wright and Merson scored for Arsenal.

24 September 1997: Arsenal beat WHU 4-0 to make it 3 wins and 3 draws thus far.  The Independent says, “Brilliant Bergkamp humbles Hammers.”  8th league game of the 2nd Double Season   The second double: part 1, part 2, part 3.

24 September 1995: Steven Burtenshaw fined £10,000 for his part in the George Graham bung scandal.  He stayed at the club until 1996 when Bruce Rioch took over.

24 September 1999: Stuart Taylor loaned to Bristol Rovers for whom he played four games.  He had further loans to Crystal Palace, Peterborough and Leicester City.

24 September 2003: Six Arsenal players charged by FA after a 0-0 at Man U, probably with “failing to allow Man U to win”   Lauren, Keown, Vieira and Parlour banned.

24 September 2010: Arsenal suffered their first league defeat of the season after six games – a 2-3 home loss against WBA.  Nasri got both goals.  Arsenal then lost their next game 2-0 away to Chelsea.

24 September 2011: A 3-0 defeat of Bolton (with Van Persie (2) and Song getting the goals).  It was only Arsenal’s second win in six during which they had scored 11 and conceded 12.  The next game was a defeat to Tottenham.  

24 September 2016: Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 to make it four wins in a row and seven goals in the last two games.  Alexis, Walcott and Ozil scored all in the first half while two Chelsea players were shown yellows but no Arsenal player was carded.  No one could remember when such a card total had happened previously.

Yesterday’s anniversaries were:

Our most recent article on Arsenal’s history…

 


Elsewhere on this day, in 1947, a trainload of Muslim refugees fleeing to Pakiston were massacred by Sikhs at Amritsar with at least 1200 people shot or hacked to death.


 

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The previously untold tale of how it was that Norris came to choose Highbury as the suitable location for Arsenal’s new ground.

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