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Arsenal February and March 1914; the wall falls down, the team slips up.

By Tony Attwood

It is easy to assume that because football began at Highbury in the late summer of 1913, that the ground was completed. But of course this was in the days before the notion of health and safety took hold, and we are reminded of the fact that the ground was far from […]

Henry’s birthday and some of the weirdest refereeing ever seen

Here are the Anniversaries from 17 August – part of our regular daily look at Arsenal’s history.

Our most recent article on Arsenal’s history is Arsenal’s first ever FA Cup match at Highbury and a challenge for promotion: Jan 1914

 

17 August 1896: Andrew Young born. He was signed by Knighton in 1921 from […]