All Arsenal Managers’ Stats

Following yesterday’s blog post comparing Arsenal managers’ stats, here’s the full table of all stats in one place for handy reference. (Click to enlarge.) Andy Kelly has pointed out that the base information I used contains some small errors in dates and numbers of games, but nothing that will dramatically alter the figures I’ve calculated.…

April 5 1987: Arsenal Win Littlewoods Cup!

On this day in 1987 Arsenal won their first trophy for eight years! Can you imagine waiting so long! Amazing. Naturally the programme for the following week’s match against Charlton (and boy am I glad to see the back of them in the top division, boring feckers) went overboard on photographs of the great event.…

April 4 1993: Arsenal 1 Spurs 0! Revenge!

Twenty years ago today Arsenal and Spurs met on a sunny Sunday afternoon for their second FA Cup Semi-Final in three seasons. Spurs somehow won the first one in 1991. The fact that Arsenal only had to wait two years for revenge is seen by many as proof of the existence of God. Here are…

Who Are Rubin Kazan?

I know, I know, they’re that Russian bunch Chelsea are about to play in their latest quest to add to their illustrious roll of honour that stretches back a full decade now. It was a rhetorical question. Sort of. I’m aware, as you probably were, that Chelsea are about to play them, but I knew…

Arsenal v Reading: Not Good For The Conspiracy Theorists

Conspiracy theorists: What a bunch of idiots. Some people would have you believe that there is a conspiracy among Premier League referees to make Arsenal do badly. Apparently this was even going on in Saturday’s match against Reading. Obviously it wasn’t working very well, as Arsenal won 4-1, but at one point during the game,…