Do you know how we Arsenal got Popular? Have you at any point thought about how Arsenal became among the best English club? How did Arsenal become popular and well-received as among other clubs in England as well as the world?
Arsenal was just like so many other clubs. There all started from nothing to something, let’s take you back to the very nothing which there started with at the beginning of 1886.
The brief History of the Formation of Arsenal in 1886.
We were founded by a group of people who were employed by the Dial Square workshop in the year 1886 at the Royal Arsenal. This is an armaments factory in Woolwich.
The group was under the leadership of a Scotsman man, David Danskin, who purchases the club’s first football.
David Danskin worked at the Arsenal munitions factory, and he gathers a group of his friends, there together formed the football team called Dial Square, named after their workshop at the Royal Arsenal.
A total of 18 men came together to put in sixpence, Danskin put in three shillings, and there purchased a football club in October 1886.
REAL TRUTH: The Arsenal football club Was Founded in October 1886
We scheduled our first-ever game, played in December of that same year. we were called Dial Square traveled to the Isle of Dogs and defeated Eastern Wanderers 6 goals to nothing.
REAL TRUTH: We Won our very first game 6-0 against Eastern Wanderers
Who brought about the name Arsenal?
We are then called Dial Square but was now considered a proper football club, but they were unhappy with that name so they gathered again and discussed, another name for the club.
Which there come up with a new name called Royal Arsenal. It is a combination of the name of the pub and their place of employment.
Our club members finally decided and settled in 1891 with another name, and Woolwich Arsenal was the new name.
Facts: Woolwich Arsenal was our new name In 1891 from Royal Arsenal
After a short argument with the Football Association for the club to be recognized. Woolwich Arsenal finally got something out of the saga. The Woolwich professional status was stamped in the year 1893. We now relocated to Manor Ground and were placed in the Second Division league.
One of our largest-ever win margin in all competition to date happened on October 14, 1893. We trash Ashford United 12 goal to nothing in the FA Cup.
How Arsenal became so Popular?
Herbert Chapman brought about the changes to us. He is the most important signing ever made in the history of our club.
Chapman was given the managerial appointment of the Arsenal Football Club in the year 1925 to 1934.
During his time at the Arsenal, he made his mark. The Legend has won 2 First Division titles and also won 2 FA Cups making it four for trophies us.
He was the creator of the famous 3-2-2-3 formation all English Football uses then in the 1930s.
FACT: Our first-ever legend was of the club is Herbert Chapman, he made Arsenal respected and recognized.
We score 97 goals to win the league title In the 1930-1931 season. Arsenal was the first ever to reach that height. We showcase an extraordinary performance that season.
The Gunners became the first team in the south of Birmingham, to become a First Division winner. It was the first of five top division titles in eight years.
Arsenal won two more trophies the following year, and we started becoming what we are today.