Arsenal FC Statistics including Premier League Appearances, Player of the Year, Arsenal Top Scorers, Arsenal Head to Head Record and Arsenal Players’ Squad Numbers. View here Arsenal Home Kits, Arsenal Away Kits and test yourself with the Arsenal Quiz. Did you know that Arsenal Football Club was founded in 1886 as a munition workers’ team from Woolwich, then in Kent, now southeast London and called Dial Square. They later became known as Royal Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal and The Arsenal. The club became professional in 1891 joining the Football League two years later.