Remembering Arsenal's Invincibles

Remembering Arsenal’s Invincibles

October 8, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Only twice in the history of the English game has a team completed a full league season without losing a single game. The first club to accomplish the feat was Preston North End in 1888-1889, where they won 18 games and drew four out of a league season of 22 [Read More]

Football to Soccer dictionary

Football to Soccer Dictionary

July 10, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

One unique thing about being an Arsenal fan in North America is that we don’t get native commentators; at least native to our ears. Not to disrespect the likes of Ian Darke and Steve McManaman, however, they are known to use colloquialisms and slang which is unfamiliar to their cousins [Read More]

Football Pyramid the academy system transfers

Cups, European Competition and No Playoffs

June 20, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

As mentioned in the article about Promotion and Relegation, we spoke about what happens to teams at the bottom of the Premier League, as well as at the top and bottom of the lower leagues. This time we look at cups and European competitions. Cups & European Competitions In the [Read More]

Football Pyramid the academy system transfers

The Academy System in England and Europe

June 20, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsenal FC are world-renowned for developing young talent. They don’t just prioritize young players in the transfer market, they also bring youth talent into the team through their famous Hale End Academy. Never heard of the Academy system? Well, keep reading. The Academy System in Football Sort of Like Soccer [Read More]

History of Arsenal FC

A Brief History of Arsenal FC (1886-2017)

June 20, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsenal FC is one of the world’s most popular teams, regardless of sport or nation. They were founded in 1886 and have not been below the top-flight in English football in over one hundred years. Among the highs of the history of Arsenal FC are also cup and league doubles, [Read More]