Arsenal Win Their First League Christmas Day Fixture, On This Day 25th December 1893

Not the club’s first fixture on this day but the first official Football League match in Arsenal’s history on this day. In fact, Arsenal’s first three League matches played on 25th December were all at home against Burslem Port Vale, all three went in Arsenal’s favour.25121893 Port Vale 4 - 1

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2 thoughts on “Arsenal Win Their First League Christmas Day Fixture, On This Day 25th December 1893

  1. Yogi,

    Burslem Port Vale were also the opponents a year earlier at the Invicta ground on Christmas Eve, though Royal Arsenal lost that one 1-3 playing in change colours of white, as Burslem wore red.

    Happy Christmas

    Mark

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