Former Arsenal and England star Paul Merson took on the British Heart Foundation’s iconic London to Brighton bike ride in memory of former team-mate Ugo Ehiogu to help raise money for lifesaving heart surgery.
It’s been a long hard season, one that will be remembered for fan unrest and a fifth place finish after as poor a run of league form in many a year. But this season will also be remembered for the glory of an incredibly brave Arsenal performance in the 2017 FA Cup Final that saw the Gunners pick up the trophy for a record 13th time in their long and illustrious history. Read on for Layth Yousif’s player ratings from Wembley...
And so we arrive at our last stop of a rather bumpy season, the FA Cup Final. Wembley will once again see the Gunners grace its hallowed turf, but this time with a weight of questions hanging over just about everybody and everything at the club.
On Monday it dawned on me it was the FA Cup Final this Saturday. As a long-standing Arsenal season ticket holder who will be at Wembley I started to get excited about the game after a long season, and was already reliving the high and lows of every final in the competition that I’ve been to.