095 – The Agony, the Ecstasy…and the Agony (part one)

Whilst Terry Neill’s period as manager never resulted in any real challenge for the League title, Cup Finals became commonplace with 3 FA Cup Finals and 1 Cup Winners Cup Final within 3 seasons.

Today’s post, and the next two , are a ‘snapshot’ of that time in press photo scans with backslips copied below where present.

“Arsenal v Orient. F.A.Cup Semi-Final. 8.4.78.
Malcolm MacDonald after scoring 1 of the 2 goals he claimed he scored during the game.”

“F.A.Cup Semi-Final. Saturday march 31st 1979.
Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) v. Arsenal (2) at Villa Park.
Arsenal striker Alan Sunderland (8, left) shoots their second goal of the match, through the legs of Wolves goalkeeper Paul Bradshaw”


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