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9-man Arsenal beat Tottenham 1-4 at the Lane

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

1919: The first Christmas for the new expanded league

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to our files […]

The only time Arsenal were defeated at Highbury by a team from the 3rd division

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

1919: The first Christmas for the new expanded league

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to our files […]

Arsenal: when the team was selected by committee; going top and an upset Jens.

 

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

1919: The first Christmas for the new expanded league

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to […]

1919: The first Christmas for the new expanded league

by Tony Attwood

December 1919 started with the first woman ever taking her seat in the House of Commons. She was not the first to be elected – that honour fell to an Irish Republican who upon winning the election refused to take her seat, but on 28 November Nancy Astor won a by-election to […]

The biggest ever win at Highbury but under 16,000 saw it.

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

November 1919: Arsenal solid but in debt, Labour advances, another goalscorer, Norris honoured.

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new […]

Having been knocked out in the Cup 3rd round, Arsenal play Bermuda

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

November 1919: Arsenal solid but in debt, Labour advances, another goalscorer, Norris honoured.

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new […]

Arsenal’s ground to be shut for the rest of the season

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

November 1919: Arsenal solid but in debt, Labour advances, another goalscorer, Norris honoured.

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new […]

The manager who simply walked out on Arsenal, and the goal fest that followed

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

November 1919: Arsenal solid but in debt, Labour advances, another goalscorer, Norris honoured.

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new […]

November 1919: Arsenal solid but in debt, Labour advances, another goalscorer, Norris honoured.

by Tony Attwood

We have noted in the previous commentary that the Conservatives (under the name of the Municipal Reform Party) had ruled Fulham without any opposition parties being elected to the council for any single seat. The Liberal Party had stood under the name “Progressives” and of late the Labour Party had been fighting […]

Arsenal: 18 unbeaten, 10 without winning, six without scoring, in one continuous sequence

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

October 1919: Chapman banned for life, Leeds kicked out, Whittaker joins

 

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to […]

The Arsenal player who called himself Ashley Cole when arrested, and wore a tag when playing

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The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

October 1919: Chapman banned for life, Leeds kicked out, Whittaker joins

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Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to […]

When the BBC used a rugby expert to commentate on Arsenal

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

October 1919: Chapman banned for life, Leeds kicked out, Whittaker joins

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to our […]

October 1919: Chapman banned for life, Leeds kicked out, Whittaker joins

By Tony Attwood

In the previous episode covering September 1919 we noted the UK wide railway strike. This lasted a total of nine days and ended on 5 October with a complete victory for the two unions. Meanwhile the London police had their eyes on other issues, as Detective Chief Inspector Wensley organised 12 Scotland […]

Arsenal man’s career wrecked by serious assault on the pitch

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal establish themselves in the Division 1 amidst scandal, profiteering and strikes.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add 1000 new anniversaries to […]

1 win in 5 and worse to come: time to break up the Henry, Vieira, Bergkamp team. In 2001.

The latest post from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal establish themselves in the Division 1 amidst scandal, profiteering and strikes.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to […]

Eight Arsenal games without defeat and the crowd sing “We are boring”.

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal establish themselves in the Division 1 amidst scandal, profiteering and strikes.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to […]

Defeat to Rotherham and Millwall, four games without a goal, beating Man C

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Arsenal establish themselves in the Division 1 amidst scandal, profiteering and strikes.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to […]

Arsenal establish themselves in the Division 1 amidst scandal, profiteering and strikes.

By Tony Attwood

As we saw, with Arsenal back in the first division after two years and a world war away from the top flight, the season began for the first time, in August, with an Arsenal home defeat by 0-1 to Newcastle. Because of the expansion of the League by two more clubs, four […]

“You need masochistic tendencies to enjoy Arsenal these days.”

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

August 1919: Arsenal return to the First Division for the next 99 years

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries […]

When FA Cup replays just kept going until someone scored

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

August 1919: Arsenal return to the First Division for the next 99 years

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries […]

August 1919: Arsenal return to the First Division for the next 99 years

By Tony Attwood

All focus in football was now on starting the new season at the end of the month, while on the political front the focus was on housing. The government had offered to subsidise house building while the London Housing Board was discussing how to turn those houses already built but not […]

Arsenal win their first home game of the season: in January.

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Widespread rioting as Arsenal prepare for division 1.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to our files by the […]

The man who played football while reading a novel

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Widespread rioting as Arsenal prepare for division 1.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to our files by the […]

The most notorious assault in football, a draw with Rotherham and Rix signs for Arsenal

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Widespread rioting as Arsenal prepare for division 1.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to our files by the […]

When the government shut down Tottenham’s ground

The latest posts from our series on Henry Norris at the Arsenal

Widespread rioting as Arsenal prepare for division 1.

Below is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society. We expect to add another 1000 anniversaries to our files by the […]