GUNNERS YEARS: Clive Allen and Kenny Sansom cross paths

August 13, 1980 Teenage striker Clive Allen moved to Crystal Palace - just six weeks after arriving from QPR for �1.25m. Allen, who played just three pre-season games for Arsenal, headed to Selhurst Park along with goalkeeper Paul Barron. In return Englan

August 13, 1980

Teenage striker Clive Allen moved to Crystal Palace - just six weeks after arriving from QPR for �1.25m.

Allen, who played just three pre-season games for Arsenal, headed to Selhurst Park along with goalkeeper Paul Barron. In return England defender Kenny Sansom arrived at Highbury while the Eagles paid an additional �400,000.

Three days later, Sansom had a hand in Frank Stapleton's winner as the Gunners opened the season with 1-0 win at West Brom.


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