The board admits the share sale of the new Arsenal has failed

Friday 10th June 1910 – 100 years ago to the day.
By Tony Attwood

Henry Norris who has taken over the club and tried to get share sales any which way he could, did an interview with the local paper – the Kentish Independent – which was published on this day.
In it he announced that he had sold only a small proportion of the shares in the new Woolwich Arsenal, and that because of the failure of local people to take over the ownership of the club, he was forced to take it on himself.  Hall and Leavey (the previous owner) were also noted as owners of the new club.
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