As featured on NewsNow: Arsenal newsArsenal News 24/7
Get the best Free Bets and Free Betting Offers for your football betting
As featured on Gooner News
Arsenal News & Transfers
Arsenal News
The Soccerlinks Hit List
August 2014
« Jul    

Link Refer



Football news from an Arsenal perspective


Untold Arsenal

Arsenal News; Football news.


For the latest tales just click on one of the stories listed in the column on the right.


  • 20 August 1904: George Morrell, the manager who took Arsenal down, and to Highbury, took up his first post – as manager of Morton
  • 20 August 1913: Arsenal practice match played at Fulham as Gillespie Road ground still being built
  • 20 August 1938: Debut of Bryn Jones in friendly v Tottenham.  Arsenal lost 0-2
  • 20 August 1949: Arsenal’s twice time manager Stewart Houston born in Dunoon.
  • 20 August 1960: Alan Skirton plays first Arsenal league game – a 3-2 away defeat to Burnley
  • 20 August 1966: Mee’s first game in charge.  Sunderland 1 Arsenal 3
  • 20 August 1973: Continuing the long association of Arsenal and Rangers (who owned shares in Arsenal) Rangers 1 Arsenal 2-  Rangers centenary match.  George and Radford scored.
  • 20 August 1977: Pat Jennings first game for Arsenal – a 0-1 defeat to Ipswich.  Mutterings about Tottenham keepers on the terraces.
  • 20 August 1995: Arsenal 1 Middlesbrough 1. Rioch’s first game.
  • 20 August 2003: Jermaine Pennant loaned for the season to Leeds Utd
  • 20 August 2008: Arsenal sign Mikaël Silvestre from Manchester United, first Man U player to join Arsenal since Brian Kidd in 1974 .  He was 31, putting the lie to the “Wenger never signs players over 30″ story, but the press still continued to run it.
  • 20 August 2011: Arsenal 0 Liverpool 2
  • 20 August 2012: Arsenal announce sale of  Alex Song to Barcelona



The books
The complete Arsenal Anniversary series is to be found on the Arsenal History Society site.
And beyond football… the team that works on Untold Arsenal also writes and maintains these sites Education

Direct marketing …

Staying fit, staying healthy…

  • Jiving - a review of the jive clubs of the UK (a new site, but it is growing day by day).  The best way to stay fit physically and mentally.
  • The weight loss programme: The only guaranteed way to get fit

And also…

  • Untold Dylan - the music, the lyrics, the meaning
  • Tony Attwood’s own personal website.   Just in case you are interested in what Untold’s publisher actually does.  And did.


If you fancy writing a comment for the first time, please note that your first comment will be held in moderation until we get back from the pub.  Also, if you comment appears to be copied from another site, has nothing to do with the original article, is abusive against another writer personally (as opposed to joining in the debate with reasoned points), comes from an invalid email address, or comes from a computer which appears to be used by one person under different names, we might well not publish it.   Dictatorial yes, but some of us are trying to have a bit of a chat here, and those are the tactics used by others (probably supporters of other clubs, but you never know) who seek to disrupt our fun. History, copyright etc etc Untold Arsenal was set up by Tony Attwood in February 2008 as a mechanism for countering the eternally negative comments of other bloggers. Articles are written by those who feel drawn to the site’s position vis a vis Arsenal FC, and at the moment the central team is Tony, and Walter Broeckx. The site is owned by Websites and Blogs Ltd., Hamilton House, Earlstrees Ct., Earlstrees Rd., Corby, Northants NN17 4HH. Articles that appear on this site are copyright (c) Websites and Blogs 2007 to 2014. If you wish to quote a small amount of an article you are free to do so provided you only quote under 5% of the total article, and state the page the article came from giving the URL in full and cite the name of the author.  Not to do so, or to quote more than this without written permission would be a breach of the 1998 Copyright Designs and Patent Act.   Websites and Blogs Ltd   and the author will take action to protect copyright material from unfair reproduction or exploitation. Follow us on Twitter @Untold Arsenal