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A Fan’s Firsthand View of Arsenal’s 70/71 Historic Double – Part 2

The cold snap over Christmas continued into the New Year and Arsenal’s FA Cup third round tie against non-league giant killers Yeovil Town was postponed due to a frozen pitch. Many a big club had come unstuck on their infamous sloping pitch and the non-league side were angry and upset about the referee calling off […]

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Peter an Arsenal warrior

Arsenal’s Greatest Enforcer or just another tall ‘Storey’?

My Highbury Hero this week is another legend from the 1971 Double team. Arsenal’s famous enforcer Peter Storey; the man who kept Arsenal’s Double dream alive by scoring a last minute penalty, against the World’s number one goalkeeper Gordon Banks.   Storey had a reputation as a hatchet man. There is no doubt he was […]

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A double v Man City 45 Years ago in 5th Round

Is Alexis our 2016 Charlie George? – Echoes of 71 as 5th Round FA Cup Victory the catalyst for Double Glory

Supporting Arsenal is a lifetime commitment. We never switch off. There are highs and lows and sometimes summer sports intervene but come July we are scanning the internet for news of possible new arrivals and arrangements for early season fixtures. Today is the 45th anniversary of Charlie George’s two goals to beat Manchester City at […]

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Arsenal’s 1971 FA Cup Final – The first of many special Arsenal memories for this teenage Wembley debutant

The 2015 FA Cup Final is almost upon us & once again The Arsenal have made it to the final, our 19th and this final is my 13th. There is no doubt the FA Cup Final regarded by a lot of people as not as important as it once was. But for fans of a […]

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