by Andy Kelly

This isn’t the sort of article that we would normally produce but there has been a fair amount of talk recently about Arsenal’s record with Mike Dean as referee. Some out of date stats have been bandied about so I thought I would put together the following table so that it can be used as an accurate reference point to sling some mud at the man from Wirral.

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by Andy Kelly and Mark Andrews
(@Gooner_AK)     (@Royal Arsenal MRA)

The eagle-eyed amongst you who have read through this season’s handbook will have noticed a minor change within the list of managers. Arsenal’s second manager has changed from George Elcoat to William Elcoat. The reason for this is constant badgering of the handbook editor, Josh James, by us. We showed conclusively that since 1986 George Elcoat has been wrongly credited with having managed Woolwich Arsenal, and also showed the date that he started and the date he was “asked to resign”.

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By Andy Kelly

(@Gooner_AK)

@gooner1947 recently posted an old photograph on Twitter of an Arsenal captain shaking hands with his opposite number at the start of the game. Peter asked who the captain was and what was the year. That captain was Charlie Jones but explaining what year and the reason why would take somewhat more than the 140 characters that Twitter allows in each tweet.

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