Gillespie Road is a road in Highbury, North London, running east-west along the north side of the Arsenal Stadium, previously home of Arsenal Football Club. Arsenal tube station was originally named Gillespie Road, before being given its current name, "Arsenal" in 1932 following pressure from the club. It is the only Tube station named directly after a football club.

Gillespie Road is a road in Highbury, North London, running east-west along the north side of the Arsenal Stadium, previously home of Arsenal Football Club. Arsenal tube station was originally named Gillespie Road, before being given its current name, "Arsenal" in 1932 following pressure from the club. It is the only Tube station named directly after a football club.

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Arsenal and Blackpool players line up in the centre-circle in order to observe a minute’s silence in memory of assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1963)

Arsenal and Blackpool players line up in the centre-circle in order to observe a minute’s silence in memory of assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1963)

Soccer Alex James leads Arsenal out on to the Highbury pitch for the first game of the 1936/7 season against Everton.

Soccer Alex James leads Arsenal out on to the Highbury pitch for the first game of the 1936/7 season against Everton.

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

London Smog Disaster of 1952 ~ Looks like the chap leading the bus is carrying a lighted torch ~

London Smog Disaster of 1952 ~ Looks like the chap leading the bus is carrying a lighted torch ~

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