Arsene Wenger Gives The Media A Bloody Nose
Today, Arsene Wenger celebrates 20 years as Arsenal manager. It’s been an unusual era that has left Arsenal fans divided on whether or not he should have been in charge for the whole of this period. However, his tenure almost ended within weeks of his appointment.
Arsenal’s Great Danes
Staevnet 1 Arsenal 7
53 years ago today Arsenal made their first foray in European competition when they played Staevnet, a combined Copenhagen XI, in the Inter Cities Fairs Cup. The Gunners had qualified for the competition, despite having finished seventh in the First Division, by virtue of the fact that teams above them were not eligible as the cities in which they were based did not host an annual trade fair. Possibly the most obscure qualifying criterion for a football competition. Read More →
“We’re The Clock End”
Any fan who has visited Highbury or the Emirates Stadium over the last 86 years can’t fail to have noticed the iconic clock. However, it has its own story that isn’t as simple as expected.
Arsenal 1 Luton 1
Kenilworth Road, Luton
How is it possible? 39 years ago!!!
Grasshoppers 0 Arsenal 3
40 years ago!!!
Almost a century on, Arsenal’s election back into the First Division in 1919 continues to rankle Tottenham fans. Having shown that the reported events of that year have been the result of idle hands, there was one last tenet that Tottenham fans continued to spout as “the truth.” They have continued to put forth “precedence” as a reason for being wronged. If you don’t believe me you only have to do a simple search.
Arsenal 1 Panathinaikos 0
Rangers 2 Arsenal 0