Tag: Charlie George

Charlie George was one of the greatest players to ever play for Arsenal Football club. The former English forward joined Arsenal in 1966 and made his senior debut in 1969. George left Arsenal for Derby County in 1975 for £100,000. In total, he made 179 appearances for Arsenal and scored 49 goals. George wore the number 11 shirt for Arsenal when they won the Double in 1971, but he has worn several other numbers as well. He was born on October 10, 1950.

5 May 2001: Captain Tony Adams of Arsenal applauds the crowd as Arsenal qualify for next years Champions League after the match between Arsenal v Leeds United in the FA Carling Premiership at Highbury, London. Credit: Mike Hewitt/ALLSPORT

3 Arsenal legends born on the same day

On this day in 1950 Charlie George was born while in 1966, Tony Adams arrived in this world and in 1880 Jimmy Sharp.
Charlie George

OTD Arsenal star returns from injury for FA Cup clash

On this day in 1971, Arsenal legend, Charlie George, returned from injury to score a brace against Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round.

Do the Arsenal players' shirt numbers mean more than we think?

As you may have seen over the last few days, Arsenal players are currently engaging in a rather long-winded game of numerical musical chairs.

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

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