From issue 01, our timeline chronicling the North London club’s meteoric rise from 1886
Arsenal’s explosive history is the stuff of legend. From Alex James to Thierry Henry and now Mesut Özil, they have fielded more “star” players than any other team in the history of football. Guided by visionary managers like Herbert Chapman, whose tactics revolutionized the game, and Arsène Wenger, who continues to emphasize the attacking mentality, the club first dominated English sports in the 1930s. Since then there has rarely been a time when they were out of the headlines. With 129 years of big personalities and hard-won titles that burn into every Arsenal lover’s heart, the question arises: When are we going to win some more silverware, Arsène?