…On this day in 1937

“Butcher” Boulton downed most of the Arsenal defence 

Frank Boulton puts paid to Herbie Roberts’ season and Arsenal’s slim title challenge in just three punches during a League game against West Brom.

F Boulton Arsenal Goalkeeper 1936-1938

Frank Boulton: The Arsenal goalkeeper 1936-1938

In an unprecedented series of events he managed to not only hospitalise Roberts, but knock out Hapgood and hit Crayston.

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by Andy Kelly and Mark Andrews

This is a three-part article that is probably the most important that we will write. It explains how we found a discrepancy in Arsenal’s early history that snowballed until we realised that much of what has been written about the club before the First World War is inaccurate and incomplete.

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