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Arsenal THE BEAUTIFUL HISTORY

Arsenal Football Club began life in the


South-East London in 1886

Arsenal Football Club began life in the South-East London suburbs


of Woolwich and Plumstead when a group of predominantly Scottish
workers at the Woolwich Arsenal Armament Factory decided to form
the Dial Square football team in late 1886.

Key Facts
Founded in 1886
Highbury stadium 1913 2006

History of innovation
and firsts in football
Introduction of shirt
numbers

Emirates Stadium
Opened 2006/07
season
Club built on stability
19 Managers in 122
years

Introduction of white
ball
Most technologically
advanced football Club
stadium in Europe

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'Royal Arsenal' formed in Woolwich


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Herbert Chapman

19251934
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Three years after the pain of losing the 1927 FA Cup Final to
Cardiff, Herbert Chapman took Arsenal back to Wembley and
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make amends,

A year after tasting glory for the first


time in the 1930 FA Cup Final, Arsenal
continued their meteoric rise with their
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first league title.
And they did it in

A bronze bust of Chapman stands inside Emirates Stadium as a


tribute to his achievements at the club.
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Contents

The first ever televised football match in 1937 - Arsenal vs.


Arsenal reserves

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Club moves to Emirates Stadium

Arsenal went a record 49 consecutive top-flight league games unbeaten


from May 2003 to October 2004, breaking Nottingham Forest's previous
record of 42 set between November 1977 and November 1978.

Arsne Wenger

European Cup Finals (2000 and 2006).


League titles (97/98, 01/02, 03/04).
Community Shields (1998, 1999, 2002, 2004).
FA Cups (1998, 2002, 2003, 2005,
2014,2015).
49 games unbeaten (2003/2004). Invincible!
2 Doubles (1998 and 2002).

Gunners' wait for a trophy stretches almost nine years

Henry Scores 228 goals and 93


Assists

Henry joined Arsenal in 1999


Appearances 377 (337 starts, 40 as a sub)

Arsenal Career 1999 - 2012

Thierry Henry's First Goal For Arsenal !!


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Sponsorship
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Firsts
First competitive match (as Woolwich Arsenal):
v Newcastle Utd (h) Manor Ground Plumstead 2 Sept 1893 - League (Second Divison) Drew 2-2
(W Shaw, A Elliott)
First competitive match at Highbury (as Woolwich Arsenal):
v Leicester Fosse 6 Sept 1913 - League (Second Division) Won 2-1 (Jobey, Devine pen)
First competitive match as Arsenal:
v Bristol City (h) 4 April 1914 League drew 1-1 (Winship)
First Premier League match:
v Norwich City (h)15 Aug 1992 Lost 2-4 (Bould, Campbell)
First match in UEFA Champions League:
v RC Lens (a) 16 Sept 1998 Drew 1-1 (Overmars)
First match at Emirates Stadium:
v Ajax (Dennis Bergkamp Testimonial) 22 July 2006. Arsenal 2 (Henry 55, Kanu 80) Ajax 1
(Huntelaar 37)
First competitive match at Emirates Stadium:
v Aston Villa 19 August 2006. Arsenal 1 (Gilberto 83) Aston Villa (Mellberg 54)
First Arsenal player to be sent off at Emirates Stadium:
Philippe Senderos (v Portsmouth (Lge) 2 Sept 2007 won 3-1)

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