Jim'll Fix It

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In 1980, the British Heart Foundation wrote a letter to Jimmy Savile of the BBC's Jim'll Fix It programme on behalf of a team of young boys who had undergone heart surgery.

In response to the letter. the team were invited to play at Arsenal Stadium against an Arsenal side. In January 1981, Heart line - the name given to the young boys' team - faced a Gunners side that included Pat Jennings, John Hollins, Kenny Sansom, David O'Leary and Frank Stapleton.

Arsenal Medical Centre

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Best article I've read on the Med Centre. From Red Action.

10/11/11 - The Arsenal Medical Centre

Thanks to some strong campaigning from our friends at the Arsenal Supporters Trust the club have initiated a series of visits to the new state of the art medical facilities at London Colney.

School friends

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Former Arsenal midfielder Stewart Robson went to the same school as television presenter Noel Edmonds (Brentwood). England midfielder Frank Lampard also attended.

Arsenal Changing Room

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Do you know that there are no square corners in the Arsenal changing room. AV requested that all the corners in the home changing room, when the new stadium was built, be made rounded as he believed that square corners are unlucky. It's interesting to note that the visitors changing room corners are square.

Arsenal Medical Centre

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Best article I've read on the Med Centre. From Red Action.

10/11/11 - The Arsenal Medical Centre

Thanks to some strong campaigning from our friends at the Arsenal Supporters Trust the club have initiated a series of visits to the new state of the art medical facilities at London Colney.

Magic Numbers: 10 out of 10

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Arsène Wenger said ‘It will take around ten games until the Emirates Stadium feels like home.’ The tenth game was a premiership clash with Newcastle United, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Arsenal won their sixth league Championship on 10 April 1948

In closing in on the 1997/98 League title, Arsenal won ten straight Premiership games from the 1-0 victory over Wimbledon on 11 March 1998 to the decisive 4-0 victory over Everton on 3 May 1998.

When Arsenal lifted the Premiership trophy that day, Francesc Fabregas was spending his last day as a ten-year-old.

War!

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'Cancel close-season game in Germany.'

Arsenal FC board meeting minutes, 13 April 1939

Quick Cup Facts

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* In the victorious 1970/71 FA Cup campaign, Arsenal were not drawn at home once. However, two of their ties - Portsmouth in the fourth round and Leicester in the sixth round - ended in draws, which meant the ties had to be replayed at Highbury.
* Arsenal were the first team to win both the FA Cup and the League Cup in the same year - 1993 - beating Sheffield Wednesday on both of the occasions.
* Arsène Wenger is the only Arsenal manager to win the FA Cup more than once.
* Mr Wenger also led Arsenal to five successive FA Cup semi-finals between 2001 and 2005.

Arsenal Medical Centre

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Best article I've read on the Med Centre. From Red Action.

10/11/11 - The Arsenal Medical Centre

Thanks to some strong campaigning from our friends at the Arsenal Supporters Trust the club have initiated a series of visits to the new state of the art medical facilities at London Colney.