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Norris at the Arsenal: 1913 and the opening weeks at Highbury

By Tony Attwood

The summer of 1913 was for Arsenal one of great sadness and great excitement. Sadness at leaving the homeland that had seen the club form as a works team for the Dial Square factory in 1886, and sadness at the animosity that had grown up surrounding the club and its proposed move. […]

Arsenal anniversaries on 3 August – and the day Columbus set sail… in the other direction

This article is one of a daily series of such pieces covering the history of Arsenal in 5000 events.

3 August 1968: Continuing the tradition of playing Rangers pre-season as initiated by Herbert Chapman, Arsenal drew 2-2 at Ibrox.

3 August 1998: Scott Marshall transferred to Southampton having played 26 games for Arsenal. He only […]