Arsenal between the wars

By R J Nicolle
Arsenal-the pre-war days.
I was born in 1923 in the Channel Islands, where I have spent all my life except for the War years (spent in the UK and overseas).
My Father watched the 1932 “over the line” Cup Final and that set the allegiance in stone.
Pre-war, we football fans in the Islands followed our favourite teams via the radio and newspapers, the latter arriving by sea a day late. We were masters, however, of football statistics and could quote, at length, teams, scores, etc from way back. It was the only way we had of compensating for the lack of watching ...

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