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Arsenal memories: 1986

PUBLISHED: 18:33 07 October 2009 | UPDATED: 16:29 07 September 2010

THIS WEEK IN 1986…. New striker Perry Groves, signed for £45,000 from Colchester, scored just 20 minutes into his home debut as Arsenal beat Watford 3-1.

THIS WEEK IN 1986....

New striker Perry Groves, signed for £45,000 from Colchester, scored just 20 minutes into his home debut as Arsenal beat Watford 3-1.

Groves also won a penalty converted by Martin Hayes, before Niall Quinn headed a late third in front of 24,076 at Highbury.

Meanwhile, Gunners defender Tony Adams celebrated his 20th birthday by being named Fiat Uno Young Player of the Month.


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