Tag: Cliff Holton

15th August 1952: Arsenal footballers, (back row, from left), Ray Daniel, Don Roper, G Swindon, W Barnes, Doug Lishman and Freddie Cox, (front row, from left), A Forbes, J Logie, Joe Mercer, L Smith and Cliff Holton. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

13 August, 1950: Arsenal forward jokes he’s been sold to Korea United

Cliff Holton played almost 200 times for Arsenal, scoring 83 goals, winning the First Division with the Gunners, but did you hear the joke he told when the Arsenal manager signed his papers to discharge him from the army?
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Look: Per Mertesacker photo up on Arsenal’s captain’s wall

Arsenal may not have had a proper captain start a league match since some time in 2014, but Per Mertesacker has had his portrait placed on the captain’s wall despite being sidelined until the last six months of his contract.