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Untold Arsenal

Arsenal News; Football news.

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Anniversaries…

  • 22 April 1889:  Arsenal beat Scots Guards 7-2.  One of four games scoring 6+ in 30 days.
  • 22 April 1893: Committee of Royal Arsenal sign articles of association to create Woolwich Arsenal, and agreement to rent the Manor Field.  Arsenal draw 0-0 at home against league side Derby.
  • 22 April 1893: A series of test matches played as half the clubs in the 2nd division are forced to seek re-election – a process that gives the lie to Tottenham’s denial of precedent in terms of what happens when leagues are expanded
  • 22 April 1905.  Last game for James Jackson
  • 22 April 1905: Arsenal 2 Everton 1 – the first win (in the last game of the season) after 4 defeats and 3 draws
  • 22 April 1908: James Sharp transferred to Rangers.
  • 22 April 1912: For the first time since March 3 1906 Arsenal score five in a league match.
  • 22 April 1912: Andy Ducat’s final game - undoubtedly a major factor on what happened in 1912/13
  • 22 April 1931: Arsenal’s first Sherrif of London game.  Beat Corinthians 5-3 at Highbury; attendance 12000
  • 22 April 1933: Chelsea 1 Arsenal 3 in front of 72,000 and as a result Arsenal are champions with two games spare.  It is Chapman’s final triumph.
  • 22 April 1935: Two years to the day on from Chapman’s 1933 trophy Arsenal make it 3 championships under 3 different managers, again with 2 games to spare, beating Middlesbrough 1-0.
  • 22 April 1947: Death of Frederick Coles
  • 22 April 1953:  Cardiff 0 Arsenal 0.  Arsenal make it harder for themselves to win the league
  • 22 April 1959: Last international appearance of Dave Bowen
  • 22 April 1961: Arsenal 1 Wolverhampton 5
  • 22 April 1967: Arsenal 1 Nottm F 1.  5th successive draw.
  • 22 April 1970: Anderlecht 3 Arsenal 1, Fairs Cup final 1st leg.  Ray Kennedy scored.  See also here
  • 22 April 1978: John Devine’s first league game.  Leeds 1 Arsenal 3.  First Arsenal win at Leeds for 40 years.  Pat Jennings captain for the first time.
  • 22 April 1998: Tony Adams 50th international cap.
  • 22 April 2005: Gilberto Silva returns after his long lay off for the back injury

 

The full anniversary file is published on the Arsenal History Society blog

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