Arsenal Football Club is a professional English football club that plays in the Premier League, the top level of English football. Arsenal have a long and proud history having been formed in 1886 and joining The Football League in 1893. Arsenal have enjoyed top-flight football since 1904, giving them the record for the longest streak in the top division. They have also accumulated the second highest number of points during their time in the English Division One and Premier League.

The first club to join The Football League from the south of England, Arsenal were originally based in Woolwich but since 1912 have been based in the borough of Islington in North London. One of the best supported clubs in the Premiership, the club now plays at the Emirates Stadium, formerly being based at Highbury Stadium. Known by fans as ‘The Gunners’ or ‘The Arsenal’, they have a long-standing rivalry with their North London neighbours Tottenham Hotspur.

Quick Facts

Full Name Arsenal Football Club
Nickname The Gunners
Stadium The Emirates Stadium
Mascot Gunnersaurus
Home Kit Red and white
Away Kit Yellow and blue
Third Kit Blue and yellow
Rivals Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Manchester United
Year Founded 1886
Team Owner Arsenal Holdings PLC


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