Tag: Cliff Bastin

Cliff Bastin played for Arsenal Football Club. The former English forward joined Arsenal in 1929 from Exeter City and he remained an Arsenal player until his retirement in 1947. In total, he made 396 appearances and scored 178 goals, making “Boy Bastin” one of Arsenal’s all-time top goalscorers. Bastin was born on March 14, 1912. He passed away on December 4, 1991 at the age of 79.

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90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.
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Arsenal’s men from history – Cliff Bastin

Continuing our 'Arsenal's men from history' feature, we take a look at one of the Gunners' greatest ever players who would go on to score 178 goals for the club.
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OTD Arsenal beat Sheffield United 9-2

On this day in 1932, Arsenal defeated Sheffield United 9-2 at Highbury on their way to winning their second title in three years and first of a hattrick of back-to-back titles

Watch: 1932 FA Cup Final team make TV appearance

We have been known as 'The Arsenal' for quite some time. Herbert Chapman was the man who put the club on the map, and his...