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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

 

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