GUNNERS YEARS: Just 13,000 see Graham Rix cracker
1982: Britain is in the middle of an economic downturn – and Arsenal fans, restless at a series of inept displays, are feeling the pinch. Just 13,738 are at Highbury – the lowest home gate of the season – to watch the Gunners move into third place in Divi
Britain is in the middle of an economic downturn - and Arsenal fans, restless at a series of inept displays, are feeling the pinch.
Just 13,738 are at Highbury - the lowest home gate of the season - to watch the Gunners move into third place in Division One with a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough, courtesy of a Graham Rix cracker eight minutes from time.
Manager Terry Neill admits: "The size of the crowd is worrying - but we do have some money in the bank.
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"We are very aware of the need to provide entertainment and goals, (but) we are now third in the table and that is not bad for a bum team.
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