Football manager, journalist and broadcaster. He was the BBC's first sports commentator and Arsenal Football Club's second longest serving manager, 1934 - 47.
Person, Sport / Games
Fencing master. Born St James's Place, Piccadilly. Briefly took over his father's fencing academy in Carlisle House, Soho Square, but then moved it to the Royal Opera House. Fire in 1789 caused h...
Person, Sport / Games, Italy
Founded by munitions workers in Woolwich, under the name 'Dial Square'. This was the name of the Royal Arsenal complex where they worked, and also explains the team's nickname of 'The Gunners'. The...
Group, Sport / Games
The first official game played to Football Association rules took place in Battersea Park. It was played between teams selected by the President (Arthur Pember) and the Secretary (Ebenezer Cobb Mor...
Event, Sport / Games
Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford formed the company, initially as Bamford and Martin Ltd. They used the garage at the site of the plaque as a workshop and here they developed their first model th...
Group, Sport / Games, Transport
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Born: 21/2/1788, 232 years ago
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