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interesting facts about Arsenal F.C

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

Nicknames of today’s most famous football clubs

The club’s unique nickname can be derived from many reasons. Today, we will explore and discover the nicknames of these clubs

For football fans, the nickname of the football clubs will always receive warm attention. They always have sensitive information about the colors or traditions of each team. The unique nickname they have can come for many reasons. Today, we will discover the nicknames of these clubs!

Some of the most famous clubs in the world today are Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Barcelona…

Most of the football club’s nicknames are due to the home fans or factors related to the team history or can also be named by the rival. Let’s find out this interesting through nicknames of the most famous clubs in the world today:

Arsenal (Gunner)

The reason for this nickname is because the club was founded in 1886 by the employees at Arsenal Royal. And this cannon has also been shown on the Arsenal logo.

Manchester City (The Read Devils)

This is the name that is reminiscent of Sir Matt Busby – the former MU coach heard when a neighboring club played rugby, Salford. Because he wanted to stimulate the morale of the players, he used this nickname for the club.

Liverpool (Reds)

In 1982, the Liverpool team shirt color is not red but only white and blue, similar to the Everton club. However, in 1964, the legendary Liverpool coach – Bill Shankly decided to change the color of the shirt for the team when it was great to bring the team from the bast up. That’s why The Reds is the nickname Liverpool uses as it is now.

Chelsea –The Blues

In the 50s of the last century, the club is still known as the Pensioner (referring to retired people) due to the influence of the extremely famous hospital The Chelsea Pensinoers.

But in 1952, coach Ted Drake, who became the coach of the club, officially removed the name and replaced it with the Blues, which is also the traditional shirt of the team.

Juventus – Old Lady (Vecchia Signora)

This nickname appeared in 1897 because of its origins when they became one of the oldest Italian clubs. The reason for calling her, not because of Juventus in the Latin word only means female

Besides, the team is also known as The Humpback (Gobbi), Zebre (zebra) …

Bayern Munich – Hollywood Stars (FC Hollywood)

Owning them this nickname because in the 1990s, they had many player faces appearing in the newspapers because there were always conflicts within the team. They also have shocking statements for the fans.

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