Have you ever wondered why we are Arsenal Football Club? Why
I we called Arsenal? Well lets briefly
discuss about how it happened.
Arsenal was founded in the year 1886 by a group of workers
employed by the Dial Square workshop at the Royal Arsenal, an armaments factory
The group was under the leadership of a Scotsman man, David Danskin, who purchased the club’s first football. Read More here
Arsenal First Name changed to in May 1893
The Club was known as Royal Arsenal Football Club but was changed
to Woolwich Arsenal Football And Athletic Company Limited
After turning professional Royal Arsenal was changed to Woolwich
Arsenal in May 1893 when the club became a limited liability company. As a
limited liability company, it can no longer use the word “Royal” in its name,
hence the change.
Arsenal Second Name changed to in April 1914
The club named was changed in April 1914 from Woolwich Arsenal
Football And Athletic Company to The
Arsenal Football And Athletic Company Limited.
In 1913, after moving to the new home Highbury.The club spent most
of its first year at Highbury with the name Woolwich Arsenal. The name was
changed between 20 and 23 April 1914. The difference is shown in the
matchday programmes – but unfortunately I don’t have
Arsenal Third Name changed to in October 1914
Just Six month after the club name was changed to The Arsenal
Football And Athletic Company Limited, the name was still change again The
Arsenal Football Club Limited
Arsenal Forth Name changed to in November 1919
Five years after the club named
was changed, The Club was now promoted
to the first division in 1919 and it lead to another which the club
changied the name from The Arsenal Football Club Limited to Arsenal Football Club Limited
This notable event happened mid-season in November 1919.