Arsenal League Champions 1933-34
All of these wins were obtained on opponents’ grounds, with two of these triumphs gained at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea…
Sir Henry Norris. Depending on which team you support, Sir Henry was either Arsenal’s saviour or the scourge of Tottenham. Even to some Arsenal fans he is thought of as a villain. Many of the negative stories about Sir Henry have been shown to have been exaggerated or even fabricated. However, one fact that cannot be ignored is that he was banned from the game for life by the Football Association for a number of financial indiscretions.
As we at The Arsenal History have discovered over the last few years, there is a major discrepancy in the facts of this story. Read More →
In the 1930s Arsenal won the Football League five times.
Three of these wins were consecutive: 1932-33, 1933-34 and 1934-35.
This was in addition to the 1930-31 and 1937-38 triumphs.
Two of these triple triumphs were gained at the home of Chelsea, Stamford Bridge in 1933 and 1934!
In the 1930’s Arsenal won the League five times: 1930-31, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1934-35 and 1937-38.
Two of these triumphs were gained at home. This one, the first, was against Liverpool
Leslie Knighton (Arsenal manager 1919-1925), in what turned out to be his final season at Arsenal, tried to give his charges an extra pep in the shape of doped pills for the FA Cup tie against West Ham United in January 1925.
He admitted to this action 23 years later in his entertaining autobiography “Behind the Scenes in Big Football”, and of interest to us is the chapter “I Dope Arsenal For A Cup Tie” as it refers to these series of matches against the East Londoners.
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.
In an unprecedented series of events he managed to not only hospitalise Roberts, but knock out Hapgood and hit Crayston.