Arsenal F.C font

image of the official Arsenal F.C font

The Arsenal font that is used in the official logo for this English football club is a typeface by the name of Clearface Gothic. As the name suggests it is a typeface in the gothic style. It was designed by a team of font authors who include Morris Benton. It has been released into the public domain via the team at Linotype.

The Gunners font includes 5 unique font weights. These are: Light, Roman, Medium, Bold and Black. It is a OpenType font and includes a total of 255 different glyphs. You can view more information about this professionally designed typeface over on the distributer’s website (link below).

Throughout its proud history Arsenal FC had had a number of logos on its famous red shirts. The current one was introduced in 2002 and showcases a simplified cannon that is sitting on a shield and pointed east. Its colours take the form of a red centre with dark blue edges and a gold outline. The font is believed to be Clearface Gothic Roman which was designed in 1984 by Morris Fuller Benton. This is a humanist sans serif font, although it does appear to have some modifications on it. The font is used for all shirt names, numbers, lettering, the logo and on all branding, and merchandise.

Below we present a preview image demonstrating the Clearface Gothic typeface in use:

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About Arsenal FC

Formed in 1886, Arsenal Football Club is one of the oldest professional football teams in England. Over the years they have been known as Dial Square, Royal Arsenal and Woolwich Arsenal. In terms of trophies, they are also the third most successful team in the country. Having won 13 league titles, including one where they went unbeaten for all 38 games of the season. They have also won 14 FA cups which is a record, as well as two league cups and 16 FA Community Shields. In Europe, they have won the European Cup Winners’ Cup and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup on one occasion each.

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