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Quick Arsenal Facts – Part 2

Arsenal Facts – Part 2

I’m back with more interesting facts, stats and tidbits about The Arsenal!  How many do you know?  Have fun finding out. You can also check out the first 50 facts here and the second set here.

1. Arsenal Ladies have won the Women’s FA Cup 12 times.

2. In the 2005-2006 Champions League, Arsenal went 10 games without conceding a goal before Samuel Eto’o scored in the final for Barcelona.

3. In the Invincibles season Arsenal got 90 points, scoring 73 goals and conceding just 26.

4. Arsenal paid £6 million for Robert Pires in 2000 from Marseille.

5. Arsene Wenger has won the Premier League Manager of the Year award three times—1998, 2002, and 2004.

6. Cesc Fabregas won three Arsenal supporters Player of the Year awards.

7. Laurent Koscielny was signed from French club Lorient.

8. Theo Walcott has played 10 years for Arsenal.

9. Arsenal won the Fairs Cup in 1969-70 season.

10. Patrick Vieira cost £3.5 million from AC Milan.

11. Sol Campbell won two League titles with Arsenal—in 2001-02 and 2003-04.

12. Robert Pires scored an impressive 14 League goals in the 2003-04 unbeaten season.

13. Tony Adams’ nickname is “Mr Arsenal”.

14. Steve Bould made 372 appearances for Arsenal and scored 8 goals.

15. St Totteringham’s Day is when Tottenham can no longer finish above Arsenal in that season.

16. Arsenal sold Marc Overmars to Barcelona for £25 million in 2000.

17. Steve Bould and Lee Dixon were both signed from Stoke City.

18. Thierry Henry scored 30 League goals in the unbeaten 2003-04 season.

19. Carl Jenkinson is a real Gooner fan.

20. Robin van Persie scored 132 goals in his Arsenal career.

21. Patrick Vieira scored the winning penalty in the 2004-05 FA Cup final.

22. In 152 League games between Arsenal and Chelsea the Gunners have the edge winning 61 games compared to Chelsea’s 46 games.

23. Pat Jennings played 9 games for Arsenal and 23 games for Tottenham in North London Derbies.

24. In the Invincibles season, a 2-1 home win against Leicester City was the final game of the season.

25. Ian Wright joined Arsenal for a £2.5 million fee in Sept 1991.

26. Arsenal’s arch-rivals Tottenham haven’t won the League since 1961.

27. Arsene Wenger has won 13 Premier League Manager of the Month awards.

28. Mesut Ozil cost a club record £42.5 million.

29. Ted Drake scored an amazing 139 goals in just 184 games.

30. In “The Battle of The Buffet” Cesc Fabregas was confirmed as the culprit who threw a pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson.

31. Paul Davis was given a nine-match ban and £3,000 fine for breaking Glenn Cockerill’s jaw with a punch in 1988.

32. Andy Linighan scored the winning goal in the 119th minute in injury time to win the 1992-93 FA Cup final.

33. Ian Wright, Davor Suker and Nigel Winterburn all joined West Ham after leaving Arsenal.

34. Robert Pires won the 2001-02 Football Writers Player of the Year.

35. Arsenal have lost seven FA Cup finals and have won 12 finals.

36. Nicklas Bendtner scored the fastest goal after coming on as a sub vs Tottenham in December 2007 in just 1.8 seconds.

37. In the 1992 FA Cup game Arsenal vs. Wrexham Mickey Thomas scored the winner for Wrexham in one of the biggest shocks ever in the history of the cup.

38. They won both the FA Cup and League Cup in 1993 season.

39. Pat Rice made 528 appearances for the club.

40. Theo Walcott was only 17 years and 75 days old when he made his England debut.

41. Arsenal have lost a record five League Cup finals.

42. Dennis Bergkamp was nicknamed” The Non-Flying Dutchman” as he was scared to fly.

43. Ian Wright scored 185 goals for the club.

44. Arsenal paid only £150,000 for Kolo Toure ASEC Mimosasa in Feb 2002.

45. After Steve Morrow scored the winner in the 1993 League Cup Semi-Final he was dropped by Tony Adams while celebrated thus breaking his arm and missing the FA Cup Final too.

46. The first name for Arsenal FC was in fact Dial Square.

47. Arsenal won their first FA Cup in 1930.

48. Thierry Henry scored a hat trick vs. Wigan in the last game played at Highbury.

49. Aaron Ramsey was signed from Cardiff City.

50. Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Muse and GreenDay have all played concerts at The Emirates.


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