In the summer of 1960 Arsenal moved to their new training ground at London Colney, and with it came all manner of new fangled training equipment. The first scan shows coach Ron Greenwood with a radio mic to enable him to communicate with the players on the pitch, and the second is david Herd taking advantage of the epitome of early ’60s high tech training equipment.
Players tune up with radio for the new season.
August 4th 1960.”
“Heads We Win.
The Arsenal Football Club have found new training quarters at London Colney where they are to make a permanent ‘camp’ on the University College ground there… The ground they are using is just 15 miles from Highbury Stadium, and has three pitches and excellent dressing rooms.
Photograph shows: David Herd, Arsenal footballer, connects with the ball expertly, as he tries out a new heading training device at London Colney, herts.
22 July 1960.”