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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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“Magnificent” Two-term Highbury Hero John Lukic

For the latest Highbury Hero I’m setting the time machine’s dial back to 1983 when Terry Neill bought a goalkeeper to understudy and eventually replace the great Pat Jennings. He is also part of a very select group of just four players who’ve played top flight football in four different decades. The other players being […]

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Give me an Arsenal Box to Box Midfielder who can play 223 our of 225 Games!! – Noddy Talbot, Highbury Hero

  The latest Highbury Hero takes us back in the time machine to 1979. When Arsenal signed a player who’d been a part of the Ipswich Town side that broke our hearts at Wembley just eight months previously. It’s The Arsenal’s equivalent of the Duracell bunny that went on forever. It’s Brian “Noddy” Talbot. Noddy […]

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Spurs Loss Is Arsenal Gain – The Highbury Hero With Hands Like Shovels

PAT JENNINGS For this week’s Highbury Hero I’m going back to 1977. To talk about the only man who has the distinction of being loved on both sides of the great North London divide. A man who is not just one of Arsenal’s greatest goalkeepers. But also one of the finest goalkeepers of all time. […]

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From Despair to Glory and back to again – The Terry Neill Years 1976-79 – Part 1

With the interlull upon us, I thought now was as good a time as any to take another trip down memory lane. Following on from The Rise and Fall of Bertie Mee I thought I’d talk to you about The Terry Neill Years. So without further ado here we go. It was the long, hot, […]

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My Top 10 Worst moments as a Gooner – Not all Highbury Highs under North London Skies

Delighted to welcome back our good friend @garythegooner56 with a superb guest post We are now deep into the close season and social media is in full swing relentlessly churning out bullshit rumours linking The Arsenal with player after player. I don’t know about you but I’m fed up with reading about it. So I […]

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