Woolwich Arsenal narrowly avoided being taken over by Fulham after Sir Henry Norris bought a controlling interest in the Club, but the League committee vetoes Norris' plan to join the two clubs

Scotland international wing-half Frank Hill, who earned three caps, arrived from Aberdeen. He netted four goals in 76 League games for Arsenal

Ex-England Youth midfielder Brian Hornsby left Highbury to join Shrewsbury Town. He scored six times in 26 outings for Arsenal

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia was born in Pamplona, Spain

Southampton said a nostalgic farewell to The Dell as Matt LeTissier's late goal clinched a 3-2 victory over Arsenal

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19 May 2008