Arsenal

Arsenal, who are also known as the Gunners, are an English football team based in North London. Arsenal are one of the most successful English Football Clubs, winning 13 league titles, 14 FA Cups (An English record) and 2 League Cups. Arsenal have also won 1 European trophy, the Uefa Cup Winners Cup in 1993/94.

Arsenal, who are also known as the Gunners, are an English football team based in North London. Arsenal are one of the most successful English Football Clubs, winning 13 league titles, 14 FA Cups (An English record) and 2 League Cups. Arsenal have also won 1 European trophy, the Uefa Cup Winners Cup in 1993/94.

Founded in 1886 by munitions workers at the Royal Arsenal, Arsenal were originally founded as Dial Square and changed its name to Royal Arsenal 1 month after forming. A rename to Woolwich Arsenal followed before coming The Arsenal in 1913 after a move to North London, following a move to Highbury. Arsenal were the 1st professional London side.

Arsenal won their 1st trophy in 1929/30 when they won the FA Cup, and followed this with their 1st League title in 1930/31. Arsenal would go on to win 5 league titles in the 1930s as well as 2 FA Cups. In the 1970/71 season they won their 1st League and Cup double.

Arsenal are well known worldwide as the Gunners, and this relates back to when they were formed by the Royal Arsenal Armament factory in Woolwich. A history which has led to a cannon even being displayed on the Clubs badge.

Fact: Arsenal’s last relegation from the top flight came in 1912 which makes them the longest serving top flight club in English football and have won the 2nd most top flight matches in English history. They also went the whole of the 2003/04 season unbeaten, with this crop of players being known as the invincibles.



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