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On this day 20 September
- Fredrik Ljungberg scores on his debut, against Man Utd 1998
Club motto 'Victoria Concordia Crescit' is coined in the match programme
After an encouraging start in the Second Division, winning three games in a row and playing at the newly built Highbury Stadium, pseudonym "Gunbners' Mate" talks about a latin motto in the section of the match programme called "Our Weekly Chat, by The Directors": > There is a Latin motto which runs something like this: "Victoria concordia crescit," which, translated, is "Victory grows out of concord" - and this is absolutely what we attribute our successes to this season. "Concord." Our players, our manager, ourselves - and, yes, yourselves - have only one thing in view - the well-being and success of our Club. This is particularly so with our players - and depend upon it, so long as this happy state of things exist, so long will our Club do well. It's not fully known exactly who "Gunners' Mate" actually was, but Henry Norris appointed George Allison as the match programme editor, and Allison is regarded the most plausible candidate for the pseudonym.
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