Tony Attwood is known to be a passionate supporter of Arsenal FC, following the family tradition started by his grandfather. He is a season ticket holder, writer and broadcaster on the subject of Arsenal.
Tony work in relation to Arsenal divides into three areas: Blogs, Books and the Arsenal History Society.
Tony publishes Untold Arsenal (www.blog.emiratesstadium.info), a blog that is regularly listed as the most read of all independent football blogs, and which gets between 500,000 and 750,000 visits per month.
He also publishes the Arsenal History blog (www.woolwicharsenal.co.uk)
In terms of books Tony as written two Arsenal books (Making the Arsenal and Woolwich Arsenal, the club that changed football – the latter co-written with Andy Kelly and Mark Andrews).
He was also a contributor to “Arsenal Til I Die” published by Arsenal in the Community.
In addition he is involved in writing a series of booklets on Arsenal’s history which are being published at the rate of one or two a year by Arsenal Independent Supporters Association
Forthcoming book titles.
- Arsenal in the 70s (with Andy Kelly and David Lane)
- Arsenal Anniversaries
- Arsenal, Manager by Manager
It is anticipated that Arsenal in the 70s, written by Tony Attwood, David Lane and Andy Kelly will be published in late 2013 or early 2014
AISA Arsenal History Society
Tony is a Committee Member of Arsenal Independent Supporters Association and chair of the AISA Arsenal History Society.
For the 2011/12 season Tony wrote a series of one page articles in the official programme under the heading Arsenal Uncovered.
For the 2013/14 season Tony is co-writing a series of articles under the heading History Lessons.