Q: Did Woolwich Arsenal wear red and blue stripes in 1895 ?
By Mark Andrews
As part of the run up to the FA Cup final we will be looking into various aspects of Arsenal’s rich history with the competition. Today we cover kits worn in finals, which is a yellow tinted updated version of last year’s article to take into account the recent announcement that we will be wearing our change kit
Arsenal v Liverpool: we’re spolit for choice for this fixture. We’ve opted for one Arsenal’s all time greatest matches – the 1971 FA Cup final. Enjoy!
Mark Andrews and Andy Kelly
This season we’ve been asked to write a regular page in the official Arsenal programme based on a classic match featuring the opponents for each game we play in. Programme editor Andy Exley has kindly given us permission to reproduce the match reports on our blog. We will also be including additional material that didn’t make the final edit of the programme.
Our first game is the first leg of the semi-final of the Coca-Cola Cup in the year that Arsenal became the first English team to complete the domestic cup double.
Arsenal Kit in each of the previous Finals
By Mark Andrews
As part of the run up to the FA Cup final we will be looking into various aspects of Arsenal’s rich history with the competition. Today we cover kits worn in finals .
by Andy Kelly (@Gooner_AK)
Ingrained within the heritage of The Arsenal is the long standing latin motto “Victoria Concordia Crescit”. Over the years there have been a number of variations of the translation but all are roughly the same: “Victory Grows Through Harmony.”
But when was this motto first attributed to The Arsenal, and why?