Arsenal great hero, and when the top scorer managed to score just 11 goals

Today there would be complaints and complaints – with a top scorer with just 11 goals, but in 1972 the top scorer got 12.  Ten years on the top scorer for Arsenal got just 11.
But really the key issue of the day is 11 May 1985, the day of the Bradford fire, killing 56 spectators in the stadium and injuring at least 265.  It was a day in which an ex-Arsenal man – a man you may never have heard of – showed the most amazing bravery and one that is, in my view, sadly ignored by Arsenal.  It was not an Arsenal event, but it was an ex-Arsenal man involved.
I do hope you might have a moment to read my little piece on John Hawley and the events of that day.
Here are the anniversaries.
11 May 1910: George Leavey, the major shareholder in Woolwich Arsenal, admitted he had not got enough local people to buy shares in the club, and ...

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