Why was arsenals nickname the gunners?

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Because AFC were originally created in the Dial Square Factory, as Dial Square FC, in the Royal Arsenal Armaments Factory in Woolwich. They made guns, cannons etc there and the cannon symbol was adopted for the badge. A cannon is a type of gun, hence Gunners.

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