As usual, any backslip details copied below the scans.
“Arsenal v Chelsea Jan 18 1970.
Hands go up to appeal for offside but Chelsea players need not have bothered. Arsenal’s Sammels missed the cross. Behind Sammels ( l to r) is Harris, Webb and Bonetti.”
“Arsenal v Sunderland 28th Feb ’70.
Sunderland goalkeeper Montgommery punches away from Kennedy, the Arsenal scorer, to quell another attack.”
Hector (Derby) tangles with McLintock (Arsenal).”
“Football at Reading. Reading v Arsenal Fourth Round of the F.A. Cup.
It’s there. Pat Rice (right) gives a shout of triumph after he had scored Arsenal’s winner today. Other Arsenal players are (left to right) Ball, Nelson, McLintock and George.”
There’s an old line about gentlemen excusing their purchase of top shelf magazines by saying they were only buying them for the articles.
Maybe there is some truth in that, and so today’s scans are two articles from Parade in 1971. Also, as the second article features Bob McNab, I’ve added a later press photo from his appearance in ‘On the Buses’.
“Bob McNab Turns Actor.
Arsenal football star Bob McNab, pictured here is a track suit, has taken time out to make his acting debut. Bob appeared in an episode of the TV comedy series “On The Buses”, as the star performer in the bus depot football team. Bob is rehearsing with star of the show, comedian Reg Varney, who plays Stan the bus driver – and obviously prefers knee-length “shorts”.
6th march 1973.”