The Arsenal Locomotive 1936
20: Alexander Sanders Robertson – 1891-92
A while ago Andy set a fiendishly difficult twitter question:
“Who was the first Invincible to sign for the club?”
After a number of incorrect answers that included the likes of Ray Parlour and Martin Keown, the correct player was named. Read More →
James Roy “Jimmy” Gray: 1926 – 2016
Jimmy Gray was an Arsenal reserve right full back just after World War 2, and a batting all-rounder for Hampshire County Cricket Club between 1948-1966.
Thomas Ernest Lawrence 1933-2016
Tommy Lawrence had a very brief Arsenal career making a single A team appearance in the 1956-57 season. An England amateur international he went onto transform Enfield as both a player and manager.
James MacDonald 1979-2016
James MacDonald was a Scottish schoolboy international defender whose promising Arsenal career was ended while still very young by cruciate ligament injuries.
532: John Griffith Roberts 1946-2016
John Roberts was the 532nd player to appear for Arsenal. A Welsh international he was a more than useful member of the first team squad filling in the role of no-nonsense centre-half. He won a League Championship winners medal for his appearances in the 1970-71 campaign, during the double winning season.