Today of all days

Arsenal’s history one day at a time

This series takes a look at what was happening to Arsenal and in the world around them on this day at one point in Arsenal’s past.

6 January: Reiss Nelson beats Leeds: the video

Today’s video: Beating Tottenham 2-0 on this day

3 January: the historic video

3 January 2018: Arsenal v Chelsea.

You can find an index to all our videos throughout the year on the AISA Arsenal History Society blog. Just go to your favourite search engine and enter “Arsenal History Society” in the search box.

Arsenal v Newcastle: the video

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This is one of the days where it is difficult if not impossible to find a video of Arsenal playing and winning on the day in question – and I don’t like to put up films of the club losing. And there is a connection because Arsenal have played Newcastle on this day – I just can’t find the video. So this is Arsenal v Newcastle, and an Arsenal win, and with a very tenuous connection to 2 January.

You can find details of all our videos in date order on the Arsenal History Society blog. Just type AISA Arsenal History Society into your chosen search engine.

1 January 2017: Giroud’s scorpion goal

GIROUD SCORPION GOAL VS CRYSTAL PALACE – 01/01/2017

A rare goal on New Year’s Eve

31 December 2011

Watch Arsenal knock in four on this day in 2009

Portsmouth v Arsenal 2009: the video

On this day the league table before the game looked like this… and in passing it is interesting to note that nine out of the 20 clubs in the league in 2009 are no longer part of the Premier League.

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Chelsea20143345162945
2Manchester United19131540182240
3Arsenal18122447202738
4Tottenham Hotspur20114542222037
5Manchester City1998238271135
6Aston Villa20105529181135
7Liverpool20103737251233
8Birmingham City209562018232
9Fulham197662419527
10Sunderland206592831-323
11Everton195772632-622
12Stoke City195681523-821
13Blackburn Rovers205692035-1521
14Burnley2055102240-1820
15Wigan Athletic185492139-1819
16Wolverhampton Wanderers2054111736-1919
17West Ham United2046102837-918
18Bolton Wanderers184682636-1018
19Hull City2046102042-2218
20Portsmouth1942131728-1114

Two extraordinary Arsenal videos: December 26 & 29

Apologies – changing family arrangements made it impossible for me to post the December 26 video, so here it is, along with the video for today, 29 December. If you want to see the whole list of videos day by day there is an index on the Arsenal History Society site. Just type “AISA Arsenal History Society” into your search engine and click on the link for “ARSENAL HISTORY SOCIETY FREE VIDEO COLLECTION

26 December 2000: Arsenal v Leicester

29 December: Arsenal score seven, and there’s an amazing commentary too

28 December 2001: Arsenal 2 Middlesbrough 1 – the video

28 December 2001: Arsenal 2 Middlesbrough 1.  League match 20 of the third Double season.  Middlesbrough took the lead but Pires and Cole turned the game around in the second half to make it three consecutive wins.

You can find out more about the AISA Arsenal History Society by going onto your favourite search engine and typing in “AISA Arsenal History Society”

Arsenal hammer Chelsea on 27 December 2010