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Arsenal F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1886, Arsenal Football Club has been crowned English League Champions 13 times; FA Cup winners 12 times and League Cup winners twice.

The club also won the old UEFA Cup Winners' Cup once and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (later to be taken over by UEFA and re-named the UEFA Cup) once.

They have done the English domestic ‘Double’ of winning the League Championship and FA Cup in the same season on three separate occasions.

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992, ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners (League Champions): 13 times – 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1971, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2002, 2004

Runners-up: 9 times – 1926, 1932, 1973, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2016

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)  

Runners-up: Once - 1904

FA Cup

Winners: 12 times - 1930, 1936, 1950, 1971, 1979, 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014, 2015.

Runners-up: 7 times - 1927, 1932, 1952, 1972, 1978, 1980, 2001

Football League Cup

('Milk Cup' from 1982 - 1986; 'Littlewoods Cup' from 1987 - 1990;
'Rumbelows Cup' from 1991 - 1992; 'Coca-Cola Cup' from 1993 - 1998;
'Worthington's Cup' from 1999 - 2003; 'Carling Cup' from 2004 - 2012;
'Capital One Cup' from 2013 - 2016; 'EFL Cup' from 2017)

Winners: Twice - 1987, 1993

Runners-up: 5 times - 1968, 1969, 1988, 2007, 2011

FA Community Shield

(‘FA Charity Shield’ until 2001)

Outright Winners: 13 times - 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015

Mercantile Credit Centenary Trophy

Winners: Once – 1989

Europe

UEFA Champions League

Runners-up: Once - 2006

UEFA European Cup Winners' Cup

Winners: Once - 1994

Runners-up: Twice - 1980, 1995

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup

(‘UEFA Cup’ from 1972)

Winners: Once - 1970

Runners-up: Once - 2000

UEFA Super Cup

Runners-up: Once – 1994

 

Double-winning years

English domestic ‘Doubles’ of League Championship and FA Cup in the same season: 3 times – 1971, 1998, 2002

Also:

FA Cup/Football League Cup ‘Double’: Once - 1993

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other club triumphs and near misses form part of the Arsenal football history story. This tale - including football firsts and soccer records - is told in the new book from The Football Ground: First Football Histories: Arsenal F.C. available on amazon in print and kindle formats. We have also selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of Arsenal Football Club. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Arsenal Book Selection

 

 

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