Did you know Arsenal FC was founded in 1886 as Dial Square by members of the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, London! It was then renamed Royal Arsenal before becoming Woolwich Arsenal in 1893 then finally Arsenal in 1914!
Did you know the Arsenal motto is Victoria Concordia Crescit which means Victory comes from Harmony…
Did you know Arsenal supporters are called ‘Gooners’ which is derived from the team’s nickname ‘The Gunners’!
The New Arsenal
David Ospina, Calum Chambers, Mathieu Debuchy, Danny Welbeck, and Alexis Sanchez. Those are the new recruits that Arsene Wenger hopes will bring new life to an Arsenal side that desperately need a new group of stars. Arsenal have let captain Thomas Vermaelen join Barcelona for 15 million Euros meaning Arsenal would need some reinforcements at the back line. Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy are exactly what Arsenal has wanted in new full backs.
With FFP (Financial Fair Play) in full effect, Arsene Wenger has added a high profile signing in Alexis Sanchez. Yaya Sanogo and Joel Campbell look to be the future up front for the Gooners and the future is bright for them. Arsenal fans have become used to the fact that finishing in top 4 of the league was a trophy but with an FA Cup and a FA Community Shield in hand; Arsenal is hungry for more silverware. A Premier League title seems to be in reach within the next few seasons for Arsenal and with the addition of a new center back and a central defensive midfielder, The Gunners could compete for the EPL crown this season... [read all about Arsenal!]