For the next few days I will be putting up scans of some random pre-war press photo’s – wherever there is a press slip on the back I will put those details under the photo. Today’s are all from the pre-season trial matches that Arsenal held up until the early 1960s.
“Arsenal Practice Match (Aug. 24th, 1935).
James and Drake in a tussle with Joy, the Whites centre-half, during Arsenal’s practice game at Highbury this afternoon”
“Arsenal Practice Match (24.8.35).
Milne, Arsenal’s new winger from Blackburn (reds), in tussle with Joy (Whites) in Arsenal’s practice match at Highbury this afternoon.”
“Arsenal Main Trial Match.
Bradshaw, the Whites goalie, going out to save during the trial match held at the Highbury ground this afternoon, Aug 24. On left is seen Drake and on right Trim.”