Arsenal Football Club is always a magnet for the public, being the most successful and beloved clubs in England with winning 28 major domestic trophies. Arsenal also hold the records for longest unbeaten streak and run in top level flight of English football.
In this post, we provides some interesting facts about the Gunners.
1 – Arsenal is the only existence team that has never been relegated from the top flight of English football since the 1919/20 campaign.
2 – They were given a gold version of the Premier League trophy to celebrate the achievement of going unbeaten to win the title during the 2003/04 season.
3 – Arsenal’s game competed against Sheffield United on January 1927 at Highbury was the first ever match in English league to be broadcast on the radio.
4 – Ten years later, a match between Arsenal and their opponent was the first ever game to be televised live, on 16th September 1937.
5 – In 1993, Arsenal was the first club to ever achieve the League Cup and FA Cup in the same year.
6 – Arsene Wenger, the current Arsenal owner, was the first foreign manager to lift the Premier League cup as the Gunners got it in 1997/98.
7 – On 31st January 2010, Arsenal’s game competed against Manchester United was the first game to be broadcast in 3D.
8 – They are given the name Arsenal, and the nickname ‘The Gunners’, since they were found by a group of cannon makers at the Woolwich Arsenal in 1886.
9 – Arsenal got the record for consecutive empty handed in the Champions League even though back in 2006, they reached the final, managed ten games, and 995 minutes, without having a goal.
10 – Arsenal hold the record for the most number of players from a single club in an England team. Seven Gunners competed against Italy in a friendly match in 1934