This article is about all time records. For a season-by- season statistical breakdown, this is a list of Arsenal f.c's seasons
Arsenal football club is an English professional football association based in Islington, London .The club was established in Woolwich in 1886 as Dial Square before being renamed as Royal Arsenal and then Woolwich Arsenal in 1893.(1) The club's name was shortened to Arsenal F C in 1914 after moving to Highbury a year earlier.(2) Having spent their first four years participating cup tournaments and friendlies, Arsenal became the first western member to be admitted to the football league in 1893.(3) In spite of finishing fifth in the second division in 1919, the club was voted to join the first division at the expense of local rivals Tottenham Hotspur.(4) Since that time the club has never fallen below the first tier of the English football league system and holding the record of the longest uninterrupted period in the top flight.(5) The club remained in the football league until 1992 when its first division was superseded as English football's top level by newly formed Premier league, which they were an inaugural member.(6) The list encompasses of the honours won by Arsenal at the national, regional, county and friendly levels, records set by the club, their managers and their players. The player record section itemises the top goal scorers and the players with most appearances for the first team, it also records notable achievements by Arsenal players at the international stage and the highest transfer fees paid and received by the club. Attendance records at Highbury, Emirates Stadium, the club's home since 2006 and Wembley Stadium, the club's temporary home for UEFA champions league games during 1998 and 1999 are also included.
Arsenal have won thirteen top flight titles and holds the record of the most FA cups at 14. The club's record appearance taker is David O'leary between 1975 and 1993.Thiery Henry is the club's record scorer scoring 228 goals in total.
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