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074 – Random 1950s Photo’s (part four)

“Tips from Dad.
Three year old John Lishman gets a soccer lesson from his father, Doug Lishman, Arsenal’s inside-left, at their home in Southgate, North London. John wears a football outfit that Dad bought back from a South American tour. Arsenal are now in full training and their first match of the season is away to Blackpool on August 20th.”

“Football. Charlton Athletic (2) v Arsenal (0) at The Valley 10/3/56.
Sam Bartram, Charlton goal-keeper, who was made captain for his last match before leaving for York City to become their Player-Manager, shakes hand with Cliff Holton, Arsenal Captain. Sam has been with Charlton for over 20 years.”

“Herd Scores 1st and 2nd Goal for Arsenal 28.9.57.
Herd, Arsenal centre-forward, No. 9, scores Arsenal’s 1st goal at Highbury this afternoon in the match against Leeds United. It was scored in the first two minutes of the match. Ball is seen going through the Leeds defence.”


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073 – Random 1950s Photo’s (part three)

“Arsenal Players Train for cup-tie. March 4th 1952.
Arsenal players in a game of ‘header tennis’ at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, as they train to-day (Tuesday) for next Saturday’s sixth round F.A. Cup tie against Luton. Left to right are Lishman, inside-left; Swindin, goalkeeper; and Daniel, centre-half.”

“Arsenal v Manchester City at Highbury 19/9/52.
Tommy Lawton coming out on to the field for his first game against Manchester City at Highbury today.”

“Arsenal Players Report for Training July 27th 1954.
A few words of wisdom from Arsenal Football Club manager Tom Whittaker (front, left) as he welcomes the players outside their Highbury ground today (Tuesday) at the start of their first training perios for the coming season. The footballers are changed ready for a session of road work.”

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067 – Doncaster Rovers and Autographs

Keeping the slightly random nature of this series today’s scans are a couple of pictures from the visit of Doncaster Rovers to Highbury in the FA Cup, and also a scan of postcards that were sent out by the club to autograph hunters.

As always the backslip is copied below the photo.

“Arsenal played Doncaster Rovers in the third round of the FA Cup at Arsenal Stadium to-day.
Photo shows RT Little Jimmy Logie, Arsenal inside-right challenges the Doncaster keeper Hardwick for the ball, on left, Lishman, at Arsenal stadium to-day.”

“Arsenal played Doncaster Rovers in the third round of the FA Cup at Arsenal Stadium to-day.
Photo shows Lishman, Arsenal inside-left, scoring Arsenal’s first goal, with the goalkeeper, Hardwick, Doncaster Rovers, well beaten.”

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