The Arsenal Miscellany
By Adam Gold
Foreword by Alan Smith
Online shop price: £7.99
The fully revised and updated 2012 edition of the Arsenal Miscellany is essential reading for fans of the Gunners.
Written by lifelong Arsenal devotee Adam Gold, a regular contributor to Goonertalk.com
, this goldmine of information reveals all manner of facts, feats and stories from the proud history of one of English football's most famous clubs. A rich source of quirky trivia, the book explains how Arsenal played its part in the birth of one of English football's most famous cliches, reveals the former player who has an anteater named after him at London Zoo, and tells the story of the lethal strikeforce that first hit it off together at a petrol station. In addition, it also explains why Arsenal can lay claim to being English football's 'team of the century', relives the Gunners' greatest triumphs over Spurs, and charts the changing face of the club's iconic crest through the ages. Alongside these meticulously researched entries are biographical sections on club heroes like Cliff Bastin, Charlie George, Liam Brady, Ian Wright, Tony Adams, Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp as well as detailed season-by-season records to satisfy even the most ardent of statisticians.
With its extensive array of facts, feats and anecdotes to chew over, this labour of love is the perfect Christmas present for the Arsenal fan in your life - young or old.Beautifully printed on imitation cloth.