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A young fresh faced Pat Rice

Arsenal for life: local lad and Highbury Legend – the one and only Pat Rice

It’s back once again to the swinging sixties in the time machine for the latest Highbury Hero. In December 1964 a young local lad signed Schoolboy forms to join The Arsenal. Never has a player been so determined, so driven and worked so hard at his game to reach the standard to be an Arsenal […]

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1977:  Portrait of Liam Brady of Arsenal.  Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport

Brady Birthday Tribute – ‘Brady Brady’ Born is the King of Highbury

All aboard the time machine. I’ve set the dial back to 1973 for this week’s Highbury Hero. To the time when an Irish wizard with a left foot like a wand burst onto the scene and became one of the finest players ever to pull on an Arsenal shirt. Worshipped by the Arsenal fans, including […]

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Pelle vs Spain

Olivier Giroud looked good in a 2 in our Round of 16 Review but Jack is not back!

Hi. The round of last 16 was concluded on Monday evening and so here I am. I originally intended to maybe review it in 2 parts, but the first three games were so dire they made for very little writing material, hence the on-the-go change of plans. Lo and behold. France 2-1 Ireland Deschamps reverted […]

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