Arsenal Football Club History, Ownership, Net Worth, Squad members, Support Staff and Honors

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Arsenal Football Club a.k.a “The Gunners” is a professional Football club situated in Islington, London, England. The Club participates in the top flight of English football as well as FA Cup, League Cup, and FA Community Shield.

HISTORY

The club was formed by Scotsman David Danskin and his fellow 15 munitions workers of Woolwich in October 1886 named as Dial Square. The workers in the club were involved in blacksmith’s which built cannons, from where the club got their nickname The Gunners.

Before World War II, the club was on their path of prosperity, they had won two league titles and an FA Cup, but good times don’t stay with the club for long as many best players started retiring or leaving for more successful clubs.

Despite several miseries, Arsenal emerged as the ninth highest-earning Football club in the world. The Club has changed its home ground seven times. Currently, the home ground of the club is the Emirates Stadium.

Club Ownership

The Gunners are currently in the safe hands of American Sports and entertainment holding company Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. On 10th April 2011, by purchasing the majority of the stakes for 731 Million Euro of Danny Fiszman and Lady Nina Bracewell-smith and rest from the Alisher Usmanov, the Kroenke became the owner of the entire Arsenal Football Club.

Currently, Arsenal FC’s net worth is around 9.7 billion dollars. It ranks third among the list of 12 richest billionaire premier league clubs

COACHING STAFF

NAME POSITION AGE
Unai Emery Manager 47
Juan Carlos Assistant Manager 46
Pablo Villa Assistant Manager 43
Freddie Ljungberg Assistant Manager 42
Sal Bibbo Goalkeeping Coach 45
Javi Garcia Goalkeeping Coach 40
Julen Masach Conditioning Coach 52
Shad Forsythe Fitness Coach 46
Darren Burgess Fitness Coach 45

MANAGEMENT

Name Position Age
Raul Sanllehi Head of Football Operations 50
Edu Gaspar Technical Director 41
Marcel Lucassen Director of Development 49

SCOUTING

Name Position  Age
Martin Keown Scout 53
John Jensen Scout 54
Ty Gooden Scout 46
Liam Brady Youth Co-ordinator 63
Jim Cassell Youth Co-ordinator

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

Name Position Age
Gary O’Driscoll Club Doctor 49
Kieran Hunt Physiotherapist 38
Simon Harland Physiotherapist 45
James Haycock Physiotherapist 42
Chris Morgan Physiotherapist 40
John Kelly Masseur 62
Darren Page Masseur 52

YOUTH

NAME POSITION AGE
Per Mertesacker Academy Manager 35

SQUAD

Name  Position Jersey No.
Alexandre Lacazette Forward 9
Aubameyang Forward 14
Nicolas Pepe Forward 19
Reiss Nelson Forward 24
Gabriel Martinelli Forward 35
Dani Ceballos Midfielders 8
Mesut Ozil Midfielders 10
Torreira Midfielders 11
Maitland-Niles Midfielders 15
Joe Willock Midfielders 28
Matteo Guendouzi Midfielders 29
Smith Rowe Midfielders 32
Granit Xhaka Midfielders 34
Bellerin Defenders 2
Tierney Defenders 3
Sokratis Defenders 5
Holding Defenders 16
Mustafi Defenders 20
Chambers Defenders 21
Luiz Defenders 23
Mavropanos Defenders 27
Kolasinac Defenders 31
Leno GoalKeepers 1
Martinez GoalKeepers 26
Macey GoalKeepers 33
Martinez GoalKeepers 26
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Elneny Loan 4
Mkhitaryan Loan 7
Nketiah Loan 30

 

CLUB HONORS

Leagues

The Gunners have 13 Premier League titles to their name.

Cups

The Club has won 2 league Cups, 13 FA Cups and 15 FA Community Shields.

 


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