Arsenal Football Programme Collectors Handbook
The latest instalment in Leonard Evans’ series of Arsenal Football Programme Collectors Handbooks covers home and away reserve and youth team matches between 1980 and 2020.
Why did Tottenham poll so few votes in 1919?
If you’re not already aware, following the end of World War One the members of the Football League decided to increase the size of both the First Division and Second Division by two teams. At a meeting held on 10 March 1919, Chelsea were unanimously elected back into the top flight as it was felt that they had been unjustly relegated due to an incident of match fixing between Liverpool and Manchester United players.
The Arsenal versus Newcastle United history is littered with famous games, but the fixture list in 1893, 1904 and 1919 ensured that it also contains a quite remarkable coincidence as far as milestone games for the Gunners is concerned:
On twitter recently talk turned to books and The Highbury Librarian offered to send out his list for fellow book enthusiasts to mull over.
Here it is and for the record my favourite autobiography is Peter Storey’s.
If you know of any other Arsenal books, let us know and we will add them to the list to make it as comprehensive as possible. Read More →
Over the next couple of months, we have arranged a number of events to publicise our two recently released books. These events give you the opportunity to have a chat with us, meet some like-minded Arsenal fans but, more importantly, get your books signed by some proper Arsenal legends. Read More →