We are giving one lucky reader of our blog site the chance to win a set of four (4) fantastic new Arsenal books published by Octopus Publishing.
Find below a brief overview of each book and the all important question:
Book One: All New Arsenal Miscellany
Following on from Hamlyn’s successful Official Arsenal Miscellany of 2004, this brand-new pocket-sized collection contains over 150 of the most intriguing and interesting truths about Arsenal Football Club.
With all the best up-to-date trivia to engross every true Gunner, The All-New Official Arsenal Miscellany takes you on a tour of the more obscure side of one of the world’s top football clubs, exploring everything from the fascinating to the down-right weird.
Discover why Bill Shankly regularly slept in Arsenal’s dressing rooms, how much Arsenal fans spent on Highbury wheelie bins at the Final Salute Auctions this year and how many children were christened ‘Arsenal’ in 2006. If you thought you knew it all from reading the original Arsenal Miscellany, think again!
Book Two: Arsenal Player Profiles
With over 100 different players featured, this book chronicles the career histories of every Arsenal player who has ever stepped onto the Highbury or Emirates turfs in a Premiership match. From worldrenowned stars to lesser-known servants, they are all here.
Reminisce about the legends of yesteryear, or track the careers of current international stars. Improve your knowledge of the Arsenal personnel and revel in your Club’s historical abundance of talent during the Premiership years. Packed with information and fully illustrated throughout, Arsenal: Premiership Player Profiles is a must for every devoted Gunner.
Book Three: Arsenal History
This official history charts Arsenal’s story from its inception in 1886 right up to the first full season at the impressive Emirates Stadium. It details how Dial Square became Woolwich Arsenal, the move to Highbury, Herbert Chapman’s inspirational leadership, the famous Double of 1971, the exciting title race of 1989, the second Double of 1998, the unbeaten season of 2003/04 and the move to their current home.
There is a complete statistical record of European and domestic games and in-depth features on North London derbies, the stars of the 1930s, Arsenal internationals, the team of 1971 and the modern French connection.
Book Four: Arsenal
This is the first attempt to tell the story of the 121-year-history of the Arsenal Football Club through the greatest and most iconic Arsenal photography ever published.
From the earliest days at Woolwich and Plumstead, through the heady highs of Herbert Chapman and George Allison, to the colourful 1980s and the successful Arsčne Wenger era, these images capture the emotions, stories, faces, fans and day-to-day existence of this incredible Club.
Rarely seen photography provides an alternative view of many of the key events in the Club’s history and shows you sides of the Club that you never knew existed.
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