Arsenal FC is the longest-serving club in the top flight of the professional English Football League, and in its 120-year history has proven itself to be an enduring force with a huge fanbase. This handbook contains facts and statistics on players, managers and seasons, club history, famous match reports, greatest ever goals and insider trivia.
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Arsenal FC is the longest-serving club in the top flight of the professional English Football League, and in its 120-year history has proven itself to be an enduring force with a huge fanbase and many titles and accolades to its credit. From it humble beginnings in 1886 in a field in Woolwich, to the dizzying heights of the new Emirates stadium and the glamour and wealth of Premiership football, the club is steeped in history and its astounding record speaks for itselfâ13 League Championships, 10 FA Cups, two League Cups, and both the European Cup Winners' and UEFA Cups. The Gunners have also completed "the double" on three historic occasions. Carrying them to such successes have been some of the game's greatest ever playersâCliff Bastin, Charlie George, Pat Rice, Frank McLintock,Â as well asÂ modern icons like Tony Adams, Ian Wright, Dennis Bergkamp, and Thierry Henry. Guiding them from the touchline has been a formidable line-up of managers including Herbert Chapman, Bertie Mee, George Graham, and Arsene Wenger. Arsenal: The Football Facts provides an essential reference handbook chockfull of facts and statistics on players, managers, seasons, club history, famous match reports, greatest-ever goals, and fascinating insider trivia that will satisfy every Gunners fan's curiosity about their favorite club.