On this day in 1984 David Rocastle, along with Michael Thomas, signed professional contracts with the club.
Rocastle tragically passed away in 2001 but his name is still sung loudly by the Arsenal faithful. We did a feature on him which you can listen to here which also includes an exclusive interview with Ian Wright about Rocky.
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Thomas went on to score one of the most famous goals in Arsenal history – the last minute winner at Anfield in 1989 to seal the league title and snatch it from under the noses of the Scousers.
And it’s Thomas, charging through the mifield….it’s up for grabs now…