Arsenal Football Club is an Inglis professional fitba club based in Islington, North Lunnon. Arsenal play in the Premier League, the tap flicht o Inglis fitba. The club has wan 13 league titles (including een wi nae defeats), a record 14 FA Cups, twa League Cups, 17 FA Community Shields, een European Cup Winners' Cup, an een Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. In terms o trophies wan, it is the third-maist successful club in Inglis fitba.

Full nameArsenal Football Club
Nickname(s)The Gunners
Foondit1886; 138 years ago (1886) as Dial Square
GroundEmirates Stadium,
Holloway, Lunnon
Ground Capacity60,338[1]
AwnerArsenal Holdings plc
ManagerMikel Arteta
LeaguePremier League
2022–23Premier League, 2nt o 20
WabsteidClub wabsteid

Arsenal wis the erest club fae the Sooth of England tae jyne the Football League in 1893, an they reakit the First Division in 1904. Relegated anely ance, in 1913, they conteena the langest streak in the tap division, an hae wan the seicont-maist tap-flight matches in Inglis fitba history. In the 1930s, Arsenal wan five League Championships an twa FA Cups, an anither FA Cup and twa Championships efter the war. In 1970–71, they wan their erest League and FA Cup Double. Atween 1989 an 2005, they wan five League titles an five FA Cups, including twa mair Doubles. They completit the 20th century wi the maist high average league position. Atween 1998 and 2017, Arsenal qualified for the UEFA Champions League for nineteen consecutive seasons.

In 1886, munitions wirkers at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich foondit the club as Dial Square. In 1913 the club crosst the city tae Arsenal Stadium in Highbury, becoming close neebours o Tottenham Hotspur, and creatin the North London derby. Herbert Chapman, wha changed the fortunes o Arsenal foriver, won the club its erest sillerware, an his legacy led the club tae dominate the 1930s. He helpt introduce the WM formation, floodlights, an shirt nummers; he addit the white sleeves an brichter reid tae the club's jersey an aw. Arsène Wenger is the langest-serving heid-bummer an wan the maist trophies. He wan a record seiven FA Cups, an his title-wanning team set an Inglis record fir the maist lang tap-flicht unbeaten league run at 49 games atween 2003 an 2004, receiving the eik-name The Invincibles.

In 2006, the club flittit tae the near aboots Emirates Stadium. Wi an annual revenue of £367.1m in the 2021–22 season, Arsenal wis estimated tae be wirth US$2.26 billion by Forbes, makin it the warld's tenth maist vailuable fitba club, while it is een o the maist follit on social media. The motto o the club is Victoria Concordia Crescit, Latin fir "Veectory Throu Hermony".

First-team squad eedit

(Old Squad)

As o 20th July 2023.[2]

Note: Banners indicate naitional team as defined unner FIFA eligibility rules. Players mey haud mair nor ane non-FIFA naitionality.

No. Poseetion Player
1   GK Aaron Ramsdale
2   DF William Saliba
3   DF Kieran Tierney
4   DF Ben White
5   MF Thomas Partey
6   DF Gabriel Magalhaes
7   FW Bukayo Saka
8   MF Martin Odegaard
9   FW Gabriel Jesus
10   MF Emile Smith-Rowe
11   FW Gabriel Martinelli
No. Poseetion Player
12   DF Jurrien Timber
14   FW Eddie Nketiah
15   DF Jakub Kiwior
17   DF Cédric Soares
18   DF Takehiro Tomiyasu
19   FW Leandro Trossard
20   MF Jorginho
21   MF Fabio Viera
22   GK David Raya
24   FW Reiss Nelson
25   MF Mohamed Elneny
29   MF Kai Havertz
31   GK Karl Hein
35   DF Oleksandr Zinchenko
41   MF Declan Rice

Honours eedit

Domestic eedit

Winners (13): 1930–31, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1937–38, 1947–48,1952–53, 1970–71, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2003–04]]
Runners-up (8): 1925–26, 1931–32, 1972–73, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2004–05
Runners-up (1): 1903–04
Winners (13): 1930, 1936, 1950, 1971, 1979, 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014, 2015. 2017
Runners-up (8): 1927, 1932, 1952, 1972, 1978, 1980, 2001, 2016
Winners (2): 1987, 1993
Runners-up (4): 1968, 1969, 1988, 2007
Winners (13): 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1991 (shared), 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2020, 2021, 2023
Runners-up (7): 1935, 1936, 1979, 1989, 1993, 2003, 2005

European eedit

Runners-up (1): 2006
Winners (1): 1994
Runners-up (2): 1980, 1995
Winners (1): 1970
Runners-up (2): 2000, 2019
Runners-up (1): 1994

Arsenal's tally o thirteen League Championships is the third hichtest in Inglis fitbaw, efter Liverpool an Manchester United, while the tot o ten FA Cups is tee'd for hichtest, wi Manchester Unitit. Arsenal hae achievit three League an FA Cup "Doubles" (in 1971, 1998 an 2002), a record shared wi Manchester United, an in 1993 wur the erest side in Inglis fitbaw tae complete the FA Cup an League Cup double. Thay wur the erest Lunnon club tae reach the feenal o the UEFA Champions League an aw, in 2006.

Arsenal hae ane o the best tap-flicht records in heestory, haein feenished belaw fowerteent anelie seiven times. Arsenal hae the hichtest average league feenishin poseetion for the period 1900–1999 an aw, wi an average league placin o 8.5. In addeetion, thay are ane o anerlie sax clubs tae hae wan the FA Cup twice in succession, in 2002 an 2003.

Fitnotes eedit

  1. "Premier League Handbook Season 2013/14" (PDF). Premier League. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 31 Januar 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  2. "Players". Arsenal F.C. Archived frae the original on 23 Januar 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2017.