In 1886, a group of workers at the Woolwich Arsenal Armament factory formed a team called Dial Square, renaming themselves Royal Arsenal shortly afterwards. The team turned professional in 1891 and became known as Arsenal when they moved to Highbury in 1913.
• Premier League: 2004, 2002, 1998
• Div One: 1991, 1989, 1953, 1948, 1938, 1935, 1934, 1933, 1931
• FA Cup: 2005, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1993, 1979, 1971, 1950, 1936, 1930
• League Cup: 1993, 1987
• European Cup Winners' Cup: 1994
• Fairs Cup: 1970
Essential reading: Fever Pitch, by Nick Hornby
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Arsenal were unbeaten in the top flight during the 2003/04 season, earning themselves the nickname the 'Invincibles'.
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