The Arsenal FC Database is a complete record of Arsenal's history since 1893.
Arsenal Football Club was founded in 1893 and is one of the most successful clubs
in English football.
Arsenal FC have won 13 League Titles, 10 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 1 European Cup Winners
Cup and 1 Inter Cities Fairs Cup.
Arsenal FC has not been out of the top division in English football since the First
World War, a record.
In 2003-04 Arsenal went the complete League season unbeaten. Only the second team
ever to achieve this.
The club was actually founded in 1886 but not admitted to the Football League until
Arsenal FC have not always been called Arsenal FC:
1886 - Founded as Dial Square
1887 - Renamed to Royal Arsenal
1893 - Renamed to Woolwich Arsenal
1914 - Renamed to Arsenal
Furthermore, in 1932 the local Underground station was renamed to Arsenal, in honour
of the local football club. That does not happen very often!
Today Arsenal is one of the richest football clubs in the world with huge matchday
revenues and gates of over 60,000 for each home game.
A number of iconic football names have been associated with Arsenal FC over the years
including Herbert Chapman, Alex James, Cliff Bastin, Bertie Mee, George Graham, Liam
Brady, Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Arsene Wenger etc etc
Arsenal FC has a worldwide fan-base, with Arsenal Supporters Clubs across the UK
and in most major countries.
This is a very brief overview of the rich history of this world-famous football club.
Our Arsenal Database traces the full history, with details of every single match
since 1893, right up to the last full season. Plus lots more....