The first permanently appointed manager of Arsenal F.C. was Thomas Mitchell, who became the team's boss in 1897.
The first person in charge of first team affairs was Sam Hollis who was manager from 1894-1897 when the club was still called Woolwich Arsenal. The first professional manager was Thomas Mitchell, who was manager from 1897 to 1898.
Scottish. He was Thomas Mitchell.
October, 1996. Blackburn Rovers 0-2 Arsenal
Arsene is his first name, Wenger is his last name
Arsene wenger has been Arsenal manager for 13 years.
Arsène Wenger has been Arsenal's manager since 1996, and before that he was at Nagoya Grampus.
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