|Programme Date||03 December 1949|
|Programme Match||Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Programme Condition Description|
|Details||1st Liverpool played 18 28 Points|
2nd Man. Utd Played 18 25 Pts
3rd Arsenal Played 19 24 Pts
4th Wolves Played 18 24 Pts
Price of Programme 6 pence
Editorial : Supporters complaining to Newspapers rather than
the Club about the cost of the programme.
Club answers more programmes are being sold
than ever before.
Death of Jimmy Dunne Ex C.Forward for Arsenal.
Congratulating Liverpool on 18 successive matches
Joe Mercer advises he has no ambitions to be a
manager when he retires.
Info; up until 1925 Arsenal was a tenant of St Johns
college of Divinity. The lease prohibited
playing at Highbury on Xmas day and Good
friday. In 1925 Arsenal bought the whole
The first Xmas day match at Highbury was in
1925 , a league match versus Notts Forest.
K.O. 11.15 am . Arsenal won 3-0.
A Sth Wales newspaer reported Arsenal reserve
players entered the field smoking cigarrettes .
Arsenal placed this in the hands of solicitors.
In fact Arsenal players are provided with
cylinder capsules in white silk containing
8 of the 11 players were non smokers.
Will the offside law amended in 1925 be change.
in 1904 a team from Paris played Woolwich
Arsenal . The hero for the Parisian side was
carried shoulder high through the streets of Paris
for scoring the sole goal for the French side.
the Result Arsenal 26 Paris 1 .
Rules : Goal Posts were rounded to lessen the
chance of doubtful decisions..
Wolves used to water their pitches even
during wet weather . Therefore the league
forbid watering from Nov. to Feb.
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