There’s been a lot of talk about what’s wrong with Arsenal lately. And while it’s natural to get depressed when the product on the pitch isn’t up to par, it’s important to remember we have plenty of reasons to be proud Gooners. We are the Arsenal, after all.
To help everyone feel a bit better about being such passionate Arsenal fans during such a difficult time, we pulled together some great archival images to remember just a few of the good times and great players. With a history as rich as Arsenal’s, we know we’ve missed many great teams and moments, so let us know yours in the comments. Enjoy!
P.S. if you’re looking for more reasons to smile, take a spin through a few of GT writer Gary Lawrence’s exceptional Highbury Heroes series.
1950 FA Cup
Arsenal’s Joe Mercer with the 1950 FA Cup Trophy after Arsenal defeated Liverpool at Wembley. Credit: Arsenal Football Club
Iconic image of Armstrong during Chelsea vs Arsenal in 76/77. Credit: Colorsport/Andrew Cowie
1991 League Championship
David Rocastle and Alan Smith celebrate Arsenal defeating Manchester United in League Division One at Highbury. Credit: Arsenal Football Club.
And here’s Smith’s iconic cup-winner against Parma in 1994 to complete the stroll down memory lane:
1993 FA Cup Final
Ian Wright with the FA Cup flanked by David O’Leary and Andy Linighan after Arsenal defeated Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley in 1993. Credit: Arsenal Football Club.
No archival gallery of Arsenal good times would be complete without mentioning the unbeaten Invincibles. Here, the they celebrate winning the Premiership over Leicester City. Credit: Arsenal Football Club / Stuart MacFarlane.