Tag: George Armstrong

George Armstrong played for Arsenal Football Club. The former English midfielder joined Arsenal in 1961 and left in 1977 for Leicester City. In total, he made 621 appearances for Arsenal and scored 68 goals. “Geordie” wore the number 7 and the number 11 shirt for Arsenal. After retiring, he went on to manage Enderby Town, FK Mjølner, and the Kuwaiti national team. Armstrong was born on August 9, 1944 and passed away on October 31, 2000 at the age of 56.

Is this Arsenal's greatest number 7?

Just under 130 men and women have pulled on the number 7 shirt at Arsenal since shirt numbers first became a thing, introduced by our very own Herbert Chapman who had to fight the FA who were opposed to such a radical notion.

OTD Arsenal forward makes debut at 17

On this day in 1962, George Armstrong played his first game for Arsenal against Blackpool.

Series 1.1: Meet George Armstrong, Arsenal’s greatest number 7?

Just under 130 men and women have pulled on the number 7 shirt at Arsenal since shirt numbers first became a thing, introduced by our very own Herbert Chapman who had to fight the FA who were opposed to such a radical notion. Geore Armstrong was perhaps the greatest.