Arsenal On This Day, 10th January 1934

The funeral of Herbert Chapman took place in Hendon on this day, 10th January 1934.

This link is to a newsreel from British Pathe featuring a tribute from George Allison: A GREAT SPORTSMAN PASSES – British Pathe.

Compared to the voluminous column inches that would have been printed today, the response was more restrained. This is how The Observer reported his passing on 7th January 1934,

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The Guardian produced the following appraisal of his footballing life,

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2 thoughts on “Arsenal On This Day, 10th January 1934

  1. As one legend expressed himself on the field last night, another reminds us why we are so lucky to have the history and foundation of our Club in which legendary status is formed.

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