In October 1886, there was a small group of man gathering together in some place in London. This small group of man called Scots plant some seed which in hundred years later this small group become one of the biggest English Premiere club and today the reputation of this small group is worldwide. This small group founded in Arsenal munitions factory in Woolwich. Firstly, David Danskin was the man whose work in the factory. He founded a team with three friends, Elijah Watkins, John Humble and Richard Pearce. After the team have at least 15 members. They started to think what kind of name for the team. They made a decision how if the name of the club is combined of the pub and the name of their place for work. The first name is Royal Arsenal. But, in 1891 the club changed the name and became Woolwich Arsenal.
In 1925, Herbert Chapman arriving to Woolwich Arsenal launched the kit which the shirt with red and we know that until now Arsenal still use the kit. Today, Arsenal is one of the biggest clubs in world. In Barclays Premiere League Arsenal is the member of the top four on the league. The club is has a same level with Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea Football Club. We know Arsenal also has some world class player. Like Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry, Marc Overmars, Tony Adams, Ian Wright, Patrick Vieira, Arsene Wenger and David Seaman. The club also has a nickname, its same like another clubs in world. The club affectionately known as the Gunner`s, it also same like with their history. The Gunner`s mean a weapon and the club founded in Arsenal munitions factory in Woolwich. The symbol of Arsenal Football Club is related with the nickname, we know the symbol of Arsenal is one single big cannon.
Arsenal currently playing in English Premier League or today we know the league as Barclays Premier League. Today the club retains fierce rivalry with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs and Chelsea Football Club. The club plays their homes match in Emirates Stadium in London, after 93 years their plays their homes match in Highbury Stadium. Emirates Stadium is the new Stadium for Arsenal. Played 49, Won 36, Drawn 13, Lost None. The Arsenal squad which set a new unbeaten league record between May 2003 and October 2004 will live long in the memory and forever in the history books. Arsenal started the 2003/04 campaign in style with four straight wins but almost came unstuck at Old Trafford in game No 8 of their run. Ruud van Nistelrooy's late penalty cannoned off the crossbar and Arsenal escaped with a 0-0 draw. It was the closest shave of the entire 49-game sequence.
• Staff, First Team and Legendary, Icons, Favorite Player
Chairman : Peter Hill-Wood
General Manager : Ken Friar
Manager : Arsene Wenger
Assistant manager : Pat Rice
First Team Coach : Boro Primorac
Goalkeeping coach : Garry Peyton
Fitness coach : -------------
Physiotherapists : David Wales
2. First Team Player
First Line (Seat) : Andrey Arshavin, Eduardo da Silva, Bacary Sagna, Tomas Rosicky, Nicklas Bendtner, Robin Van Persie, Arsene Wenger, Cesc Fabregas, William Gallas, Thomas Vermaelen, Denilson, Gael Clichy, Theo Walcott.
Second Line (Middle) : ---,---,---,---,---,---,---,Aboud Diaby,---,---,---,---,---,---,---,---,---.
Third Line (Up) : Jack Wilshere, Samir Nasri, Emmanuel Eboue, Armand Traore, Philippe Senderos, Johan Djorou, Wojciech Szczeny, Lukasz Fabianski, Manuel Almunia, Vito Mannone, Alexandre Song, Mikael Silvestre, Aaron Ramsey, Kieran Gibbs, Carlos Vela, Fran Merida.
3. Legendary Player
Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry, Pat Rice, Arsene Wenger, Cliff Bastin, Bob Wilson, Herbert Chapman, Dennis Bergkamp, Ian Wright.
David Rocastle, Steve Bould, Martin Keown, Lee Dixon, Robert Pires, David Seaman, Nigel Winterburn, Ray Parlour, Sol Campbell, George Graham, Frank McLintock, Charlie Nicholas, Fredrik Ljungberg, David Jack, Liam Brady, Alex James, Ted Drake, Frank Stapleton, Michael Thomas, John Radford, David O’leary, Charlie George, Marc Overmars, Paul Merson, Pat Jennings.
5. Favorite Player
Kolo Toure, Francesc Fabregas, Nicolas Anelka.
Arsenal has three different kind of Stadium. The first Stadium was Highbury Stadium and today they plays homes league at Emirates Stadium. The others for the reserves team
1. Emirates Stadium
Emirates Stadium is located in Ashburton Grove. The first time the stadium was built it has Ashburton names. But, Arsenal changed that to Emirates Stadium as their main Sponsor. This stadium built in 2006. So it has been 3 years the age of the stadium. The stadium is located in Ashburton Grove London. And the capacity is so huge, with over than 60000 and all seater. The stadium condition is very nice and very good. With under soil heating it will make the grass is very good. The Stadium does not have a roof. The stadium also one of the biggest stadium in England.
2. Underhill, London
This stadium is for the reserves team of Arsenal Football Club.