Why youth trophies don’t mean a thing (at least not always)

Publications
I’ve discovered another box of copies of the book “Woolwich Arsenal, the club that changed football” in our store room, having previously said it was out of print.  So both this book and “Making the Arsenal” are now available as printed books, and on Kindle.    Please see here for more details.
Anniversary news
On 12 May 2000 Arsenal won the FA Youth Cup, this being the second of a two legged affair.  But none of the Arsenal youngsters in either match ever played for the club’s first team.  It shows just how tough that journey from youth to first team player can be.
Also on this day in 1978 there was a friendly against Tottenham in which the Arsenal goalscorer is listed as Fuccillo.  We’ve taken a guess as to who he was, but it is only a guess.  If you have any insight, it would be gr...
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