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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No6 – Even Better Goals Per Game Average Than TH14!

Arsenal’s Century Club – Joe Baker Joseph Henry Baker (17 July 1940 – 6 October 2003) was born in Woolton in Liverpool, England however he spent virtually his entire childhood growing up in Motherwell, Scotland. Joe Baker’s mother was Scottish. … Continue reading

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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No7 – One of the Finest Inside-Rights Ever Seen

Arsenal’s Century Club – David Jack   Born in Bolton, Lancashire, David started his career with his father’s club, Plymouth Argyle in 1919. There he scored 15 goals in 48 appearances in all competitions. In 1920 he returned to the … Continue reading

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‘I Love my Club but I don’t Like it’: What Arteta Needs to Do to Win the Fans Back

‘I love my club but I don’t like it’, or something of that notion, is what a few bloggers here on BK said a few weeks ago. I think we can all sympathise with this notion to at least some … Continue reading

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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No8 – Our Club Top Scorer for Five Successive Seasons

Arsenal’s Century Club – Doug Lishman   Born in Birmingham, Doug first played as a centre forward for non-league Paget Rangers, before signing as a professional for Third Division South Walsall in August 1946. In two seasons with the Saddlers, … Continue reading

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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No9 – Another One We Let Go ‘Up-North’ Far Too Readily

Arsenal’s Century Club – David Herd David Herd was born on 15 April 1934 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, his mother went north to family just prior to his birth so he could qualify for Scotland like his father. His father helped … Continue reading

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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No10 – Arsenal Top Goal Scorer for 58 Years!

Arsenal’s Century Club – Cliff Bastin   Born in Heavitree near Exeter, Cliff started his career at Exeter City, making his début for the club in 1928, at the age of 16. Despite only playing 17 games and scoring 6 … Continue reading

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Arsenal Best Attackers Ever: No11 – They Don’t Come Bigger Than This One

Arsenal’s Century Club – Thierry Henry Thierry appeared in 377 games over a 13 year period and scored 226 goals. Thierry was born and raised in Les Ulis suburb of Paris which, despite sometimes being seen as a tough neighbourhood, … Continue reading

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