536: Raymond ‘Ray’ Kennedy 1951-2021

Ray Kennedy: The Arsenal 1968-1974

“One of the most successful players ever to kick a football” (Seventy One Guns by David Tossell p235)

Ray Kennedy formed a lethal partnership upfront with John Radford, an integral aspect of the double side of 1971, together they scored the majority of the goals in that amazing season as the League and FA Cup ended up at Highbury.

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Glenn Victor Roeder 1955-2021 

Glenn Roeder: The Arsenal 1971-72

Glenn Roeder made a handful of youth team appearances at Arsenal before leaving the club in 1972, returning to the Gunners for an impromptu cameo at the end of the 1977/78 season. Subsequently in a long career he went onto make over 600 competitive appearances as a player. An elegant, cultured ball-playing centre back, who often played as a sweeper, he was famous for the “Roeder Shuffle” which was executed by way of a smart step-over often springing defence into rapid attack. Later he had spells as manager in charge of a number of clubs for over 400 games; in short a true football man.

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Over Land And Sea And Lockdown: Arsenal 2020/21 – By Darren Berry

Book signing event at the Tollington before the Villa game on Friday 22 October from 16:00

If you haven’t bought Over Land And Sea And Lockdown yet please do. It’s brilliant, Darren Berry is one funny f*cker and a great writer. I love it – Bam @ArsenalHomerton

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Whenever a new Arsenal player makes his debut, the question “how many players have played for Arsenal?” usually gets asked. Well, here is the answer – every player that has played for Arsenal’s first team in a competitive game in chronological order.

Any player that has an asterisk (*) next to his name scored on his Arsenal debut, and any names underlined will show a picture of the the player if you hover your mouse pointer over the name. We’ll add these as and when we can, but bear with us as it’s a time consuming process.

Where two or more players made their debut in the same game, they are given the same chronological number. If two or more players came on as a substitute in the same game, they are given consecutive chronological numbers dependent upon the order in which they came on.

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