Personalised Arsenal Football Book - Gift Details
Do they worship football like it’s a religion? Have they never missed an issue of Pro Football Weekly? Maybe they’ve even had their undies emblazoned with their favourite team’s logo and own a football, signed by their favourite team player. Whatever the case, our Personalised Arsenal Football Book will kick-off their day to a great start.
Any keen fan of The Gunners can relive their club’s victorious and not-so-victorious accomplishments that have landed them where they are today, through the press coverage they’ve gained over the last 100 years. Read all about record-breaking signings, on-and-off-pitch rows, desperate cup winners and shocking demotions. You’re sure to experience a whirlwind of feelings and fond memories with this Arsenal Football Book, including the club’s highlights, as reported at the time.
This football book kicks off in 1930 – the beginning of a golden period in Arsenal’s history under the guidance of the great Herbert Chapman. Through reprints of original reports and newspaper coverage, this football book gives you the opportunity to follow the Gunners’ success from their pre-war League Championships and Cup Final victories, right through to the equally golden Wenger years.
The club’s Nineties’ and Noughties’ highlights include league and Cup doubles, and the renowned Invincibles of 2003/04 who, under Henry & Co, went 49 league matches unbeaten. All the articles are printed on luxury paper, individually cut, and bound in a hardback book. Some of the editions are available with colour print for coverage from 2006 onwards, with a minimum of 30% colour pages.
Your Gift Personalised
Personalise the Arsenal Football Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.
This Personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, available in a selection of smart, high-quality covers (see below). All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror. Choose to have black and white pages in your book or, for an extra £5 only, you can even choose to have colour pages included in your football book. What's more, you can have their Name embossed on the cover in gold lettering for a small extra charge. Here's what you can choose from:
Brown Leatherette Cover – A stylish brown cover with black and white pages. The book title is beautifully embossed and also features a “Decorus Venatus” emblem, Latin for the ‘beautiful game’. Emboss the cover with the recipient’s Name for just £5.
Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – For an extra £5 only, you can have all of the above, but with the addition of colour pages (from 2006 onwards).
Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three vibrant colours; Red, Black and Blue, so you can choose a cover that best suits your team and tastes, making your gift really special and personal. Includes colour content for post-2006 coverage and free embossing of the recipient’s name.
Pictorial Special Edition - Including colour pages from 2006, this special leather edition is especially designed with three pictorial sections. As well as quality black and white images, premium colour pictures are featured. Bound in an exclusive pictorial cover, this edition is updated with the latest season and includes a FREE gift box.
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Enjoy a Newspaper History of the Gunners
Arsenal FC was formed in 1886 and it has since become one of the most accomplished and entertaining football clubs in the world. The Gunners have won numerous First Division titles and boast an impressive tally of over twenty major honours. Arsenal FC has also enjoyed Champions League success, impressing European fans with their attractive brand of football. In an era dominated by huge spending, legendary coach Arsene Wenger has built his modern side by developing young talent rather than relying upon the signing of expensive stars. This perhaps makes the club’s consistent challenge for trophies all the more impressive.
Personalised Arsenal Football Books - Inspired Gifts
An Arsenal Football Book can be an inspired present for a Gunners fan. It is unique, smartly presented and filled with fascinating newspaper reports on the history of the club. Being able to personalise this Arsenal Football Book makes the gift even more special and shows the thought that has gone into buying it. The present will also prove to be a fascinating addition to a fan’s Arsenal memorabilia collection.
Arsenal Football Book Coverage
This Arsenal Football Book opens with the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Huddersfield in the 1930 FA Cup final, including a dramatic front page headline showing a Zeppelin floating over Wembley during the match. It goes on to cover many of the great games through the decades of the 20th century as well as more recent seasons.
Some of the memorable stories in these Arsenal Football Books include beating Chelsea in 1933 to win the League. Arsenal would secure the title again and again - including three consecutive years in the 1930s and a record 7th time in 1953. In addition to league success, the Gift Book features Arsenal beating Spurs 6-0 in 1935 and winning the FA Cup in 1936. The Gunners won the Cup many other times over the next 70 years and achieved the league and Cup ‘double’ in 1971, 1998 and 2002. European games are covered in these terrific Arsenal Football Books, including the Gunners’ Cup Winners’ Cup win in 1994 and the European Cup Final in 1995. Our Gift Books also feature the signing of Bergkamp in 1995, Henry in 1999, the amazing 2004 season which they played through without losing a game, plus much, much more.
Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season. This unique insight into Arsenal’s history makes these books truly memorable Arsenal gifts and a great addition to any collection of Arsenal memorabilia.
If you are collector of Arsenal memorabilia or looking for other Arsenal gifts, why not consider our Arsenal Calendar or Arsenal Diary? Each month features a newspaper headline on one of Arsenal’s key games. The presents can be personalised with the recipient’s name to make them even more special and both items make great gifts for Arsenal fans. Other Arsenal presents include Framed Reprints.
Finally - Did You Know?
- Arsenal FC was founded by a group of Scotsmen, who worked together at the Arsenal munitions factory in Woolwich. The team was originally referred to as “Dial Square".
- The Gunners won their first league title in 1931. Players such as Jack Lambert, David Jack and Cliff Bastin were then the stars of the side. 127 goals were scored throughout the successful season.
- 2004 was the year of “The Invincibles". Out of forty-nine league matches, Arsenal won thirty-six games and drew the remaining thirteen. The club therefore became only the second team to remain undefeated in a league season. Preston North End had achieved this feat in 1889, but had only been required to play twenty-two matches.
- In 2005, Arsenal became the first side from London to reach the European Cup Final. The Gunners faced FC Barcelona, but eventually lost 2-1.
- David O’Leary has made the most appearances for Arsenal, having played in 722 first team matches. Thierry Henry is the club’s top goal scorer with 226 goals.
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