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1893

1893

Arbroath win the 1892-93 Northern League title

1892

1892

First Northern League season was 1891-92 and the first title was shared by Our Boys and East End. Arbroath finished…

1891

1891

First general meeting of the Northern League was held in Mather’s Temperance Hotel (later the Tay Hotel) on Saturday 4th…

1890

1890

During the 1890’s many Arbroath players headed south to seek fame and fortune with English professional clubs and other top…

1888

1888

Arbroath win the Forfarshire District Charity Cup by beating Montrose 6-0.

1887

1887

Doig capped by Scotland (the only player in the club’s 125 year history to have been capped whilst on Arbroath’s…

1886

1886

Goalkeeper Ned Doig makes his debut for Arbroath

1885

1885

Professional football legalised in Scotland.

1885

Arbroath 36, Bon Accord 0 – a world record score that stands to this day. Jocky Petrie scored 13 goals…

1884

1884

Arbroath defeat Rangers 4-3 at Gayfield in a Scottish Cup match but the visitors complained that the pitch wasn’t wide…

1883

1883

Forfarshire Football Association formed: 18 teams joined, including two from Arbroath. The first Forfarshire Cup Final was in December 1883…

1882

1882

Maroon strips worn for first time. The club previously played in narrow black and white hoops. First club captain: John…

1880

1880

Acquisition of Gayfield (former refuse dump). The first game at Gayfield was a 2-1 Scottish Cup win over Rob Roy…

1878

1878

Arbroath Football Club was formed in July 1878 following a meeting in the George Hotel, Commerce Street. The club’s roots…

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