Arsenal On This Day, 10th February 1980

1980 was the beginning of the end of the brief return to the glory days. Four cup finals in three years would be the closest Arsenal got to glory until 1987. On this day, Aston Villa visited Highbury with speculation rife about Liam Brady’s future.

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2 thoughts on “Arsenal On This Day, 10th February 1980

  1. Was that a match report? If so, then the papers had already stopped actually reporting on events and did speculation instead.

    I remember the whole saga. Most of us were resigned to him going and Rix was very much the saviour in waiting. Never quite put a side together in the next few years. “”oddly assorted team of craftsmen and labourers'”. About right.

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