This is an index page from the Arsenal History Society Blog for the Arsenal Manager Herbert Chapman. More articles will be added over time
The Index of Managers – complete with statistical comparisons
In commemoration: Herbert Chapman dies on 6 January
- 28 January 1931: Arsenal’s biggest win at Highbury
- Arsenal smash the world transfer record – but did Herbert Chapman REALLY hustle the Bolton directors?
- Herbert Chapman: the Northampton Town years
- The Chapman formation: did he really create something new?
- Herbert Chapman did not change the name of the club. The evidence, the proof.
- Chapman’s last Cup game - the disastrous Walsall Experiment
- When shirt numbering started - and what happened
- How the boo-boys of the 1930s almost destroyed a wonderful player
- During and after Chapman: Three championships, three managers, and Tottenham relegated
How Chapman built his winning teams
- Chapman’s real innovations as a football manager
- From Failure to Excellence: Knighton to Chapman
- Arsenal’s first FA Cup triumph
- Chapman smashes the world transfer record
- Herbert Chapman: the Northampton years
- Did Chapman really introduce a new playing formation in 1925?
- Arsenal’s most prolific goalscorer opens his account…
- The players who won the league for Arsenal for the first time: Keyser
- David Jack: sublime genius
- Harold Peel – not all the signings were superstars
Chapman – the players who won the league for the first time:
- Bill Seddon: the signings of Chapman
- Jo Hulme: Chapman’s brilliance with wingers
- Bill Harper, an Arsenal player who went to the USA
- Tom Parker: 172 consecutive matches and the first Arsenal man to lift the FA Cup.
- Andy Kennedy – one of the men who didn’t make it under Chapman
- 14 February 1912: Bryn Jones (whose transfer smashed the transfer record) born in Merthyr
27 February 1986: Pat Beasley, one of Chapman’s signings, died
- Andrew Kennedy, bought by Knighton, sold by ChapmanAndrew Neil, bought by Knighton sold by Chapman
- Tiger Hill
Chapman’s men, position by position
- Chapman’s number 11.
- Chapman and the inside-left position
- Chapman’s centre-forwards - stranger than you may thinl
- Chapman’s problems with the number 8
- The outside right under Chapman
- Knighton’s greatest triumph – Chapman’s number 6
- Chapman’s centre halves - the number 5
- Chapman’s problems with the number 4
- Chapman’s left backs
- Chapman and the issue of right backs
- Chapman’s problems with keepers
Season by Season
From Knighton to Chapman - did Henry Norris really change the club rules to accommodate a new manager – or was that just a Knighton fantasy?
This series continues with more articles soon to come.