When Arsenal wrote to an unknown team and said “Would you like to play us?”

This is our daily review of Arsenal anniversaries taken from the Arsenal day by day  files prepared by the AISA Arsenal History Society.
Our headline is taken from 1886
Here are the stories from this day in history…
6 December 1885.Angus McKinnon, was born in Paisley.  He played with the junior league team Petershill in the north of Glasgow and there are suggestions Angus signed for Heart of Midlothian and then Carlisle United in the Lancashire Combination before going to Woolwich Arsenal in May 1908.
6 December 1886: Working through the events of the winter of 1886 we can conclude  that the Secretary of the newly formed Dial Square FC, having seen an advert requesting fixtures in “The Referee”, wrote to Eastern Wanderers on this day to fix up the club’s first game which then took place on the Isle of Dogs.
6 December 1913: Arsenal 1 Leed...
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