• Short Summary

    One of England's most famous football Clubs, Arsenal of London, celebrated a little piece of soccer history at Highbury Stadium, London, today (Saturday).

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    One of England's most famous football Clubs, Arsenal of London, celebrated a little piece of soccer history at Highbury Stadium, London, today (Saturday). The red and white shirted "Gunners " only managed a goal-less draw in their match with Newcastle United. But they also celebrated their 50th successive year in the English League first division.

    Newcastle United shared in the history making for it was they in August 1919 -- who were Arsenal's first opponents in division one. Arsenal share the distinction with Manchester United of being the only teams to be continually in the first division since World War II.

    But Arsenal's fans had little to cheer about in today's match at Highbury. Arsenal it difficult to get into their stride and there was such uncertainty in mid-field. During the second half, Arsenal dominated much of the play but were unable to score. Still they gained one competition point from their draw and so moved up into fourth place in the first Division Competition Table.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEVO37L74I9Z9BE7EBEH3OTRFO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEVO37L74I9Z9BE7EBEH3OTRFO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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