Whilst writing the special cup final edition of the Arsenal History ProgrammeI came across a story of confusion at FA headquarters that meant the club were initially excluded from the competition before they had even played a match. Royal Arsenal’s third season, in 1888-89, had been… Read More »Arsenal’s first game in the FA Cup: An extraordinary match that nearly didn’t take place
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Leslie Knighton, Arsenal manager In the Arsenal History Programme for last season’s home match against AFC Bournemouth we led with a story entitled “Leslie Knighton – Arsenal hero or villain?”. Having managed both clubs it was an appropriate time to take a look at the record… Read More »Was Arsenal’s manager a dope?
[This is the first of a number of reports from AISA’s 100 Years of Arsenal in the Top Flight event, MC’d by Tom Watt at Islington Town Hall on Friday 22 November 2019.] We live in a world in which some produce fantasy tales of… Read More »AISA celebrates 100 years of Arsenal in the top division