24th March 1917 – Arsenal 2-1 Portsmouth. 4,500 fans watch Arsenal win out in the wartime league.
24th March 1928 – Arsenal’s fourth successive FA Cup semi-final saw us lose 2-1 to Blackburn at Leicester’s ground.
24th March 1934 – Ted Drake’s Arsenal debut as we beat Wolves 3-2, Drake getting on the scoresheet. He went on to play 167 league games and scored a whopping 124 goals.
24th March 1956 – Sheffield Utd 0-2 Arsenal. The start of six consecutive wins without letting in a goal, despite this run we still only managed a fifth place finish.
24th March 1984 – Arsenal 4-1 Wolverhampton. Start of a nine match unbeaten run.
24th March 1990 – Derby 1-3 Arsenal. Kwame Ampadu’s League debut, coming on as a sub. Martin Hayes got two, and Kevin Campbell got the other.
24th March 1994 – George Graham sold Anders Limpar to Everton for £1.6m. Limpar was a firm fan favourite and scored 20 goals while at the club. He also invented chipping the keeper from the halfway line, something David Beckham is wrongly said to have invented himself. Video below in 8K HD Super High Quality.
24th March 2012 – Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa. Gibbs, Walcott and Arteta all scored at The Emirates but only one of them would end up being Arsenal manager. Match report here.