History of the Arsenal Programme – 1971-72 Season

In the 1971-72 season, for the first time in four years the front cover of the Arsenal programme was markedly different to the previous season. Inside was admittedly much the same, but the cover – still the same one for all matches, bar the date and opponents of course – now featured a new layout…

History of the Arsenal Programme – 1970-71 Season

This is the first of a series of articles looking at Arsenal programmes through recent decades. These were first published in The Gooner fanzine. It was only really in the late 1960s that the programme developed from what you might call a ‘statistical pamphlet’ into a magazine, with most of the features we associate with…

Who Owns Arsenal?

Arsenal hold their AGM tomorrow, so ahead of that here’s an update on the club’s ownership and where all the shares are held. Firstly, how many Arsenal shares are there? There are two figures commonly quoted: 62,217 and 62,219. The second figure is given on the ISDX website, where Arsenal shares are listed. However, the…

Which Referees Are Lucky For Arsenal?

We’ve heard a lot about Mike Dean this week – though probably not as much as Mike Dean would like. But where does he rank in the table of Arsenal’s ‘lucky refs’? These are the ones who’ve been in charge of at least 10 Arsenal Premier League matches since 2008-09, sorted in to order of…