A Poorer Willie Young Heads Toward The Arsenal Exit On This Day, 19th July 1981

wyCriticising your employers is never the brightest of moves, as Willie Young found out. By Christmas he had been moved on for £50,000 to Nottingham Forest.

The Scot had moved to Highbury from Tottenham four years previously, signed for the second time in his career by Terry Neill. A popular player with supporters, he played 237 games for the first team. In spite of everything else, the iconic memory of his career is a trip that ought to have left him as the first player to be sent off in an FA Cup Final fourteen months previously.

19071981 Willie Young is finished at Arsenal