Arsenal On This Day, 19th February 1936

A cup replay comfortably negotiated at Highbury with more information forthcoming about the attendance and the gate receipts that we get these days. So much for transparency.

It was not unusual from the dawn of the professional game through to the Second World War to get this sort of information. Indeed for the early part of the twentieth century, newspapers routinely printed the crowd and gate receipts as part of the results section. How times change.

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