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Arsenal memories....1987

PUBLISHED: 14:42 03 December 2009 | UPDATED: 16:34 07 September 2010

This week in…..1987 Arsenal bounced back after two successive defeats with a 3-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Highbury. The Owls led through Colin West s first half strike before substitute Paul Merson inspired the hosts after replacing Paul Davis. Kev

This week in.....1987

Arsenal bounced back after two successive defeats with a 3-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Highbury.

The Owls led through Colin West's first half strike before substitute Paul Merson inspired the hosts after replacing Paul Davis.

Kevin Richardson levelled on the hour before Perry Groves and Merson struck late goals to see off a Wednesday side who had won seven of their previous nine games.

'"You should always try things," George Graham said after changing the formation from 4-4-2 to 4-2-4 on Merson's introduction. "Sometimes you get a break. But you have to work for your breaks. Never forget that.


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