I have been writing recently to the effect that the Arsenal History Society, part of the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association, had proposed to Arsenal FC a series of events to commemorate the move from Plumstead of Highbury.
The move started in1912 when Henry Norris began the search for a new ground, and ended in 1913 with the opening of the new Gillespie Road ground in Islington, later to be called “Arsenal Stadium” and ultimately, “Highbury”.
The major dates of the move are now marked in our Anniversary chart. And the full story of Arsenal’s move t0 Islington is to be found in the book Woolwich Arsenal, the club that changed football.
But we have also made a series of proposals to Arsenal FC about celebrating the special event, and below I outline the third of these, which con...