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GUNNERS YEARS: Arsenal mourn death of the great Joe Mercer

PUBLISHED: 14:17 14 August 2009 | UPDATED: 16:22 07 September 2010

August 1990 Arsenal mourn the loss of Joe Mercer, the 1950 FA Cup winning skipper, who died at the age of 76. On the pitch, the Gunners – who had beaten Aston Villa in the semi-final courtesy of goals from Anders Limpar and Kevin Campbell – go down 1-0 to

August 1990

Arsenal mourn the loss of Joe Mercer, the 1950 FA Cup winning skipper, who died at the age of 76. On the pitch, the Gunners - who had beaten Aston Villa in the semi-final courtesy of goals from Anders Limpar and Kevin Campbell - go down 1-0 to Sampdoria in the final of the Makita Cup at Wembley, Giuseppe Dossena netting for the Cup Winners' Cup holders from Italy.


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