In the week of the Carabao Cup final read our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. We spoke to Gunners legend Bob Wilson who kindly shared his memories of one of the biggest giantkilling acts in the history of English football as third division Swindon Town upset the odds by beating the North Londoners 3-1 in the 1969 Wembley showpiece.
For this week’s Friday Q&A we have an old school Arsenal fan and passionate Trade Unionist Frank Radcliffe. There can’t be many Gooners still attending who went to the Winterslag away game but loyal Frank was one of them. Read on for his strong views on the club – as well as being held up at gunpoint as an innocent bystander by German police after Sergio Tacchini gear disappeared on a pre-season trip to Bochum in the 1980s...
England qualified for the World Cup in Russia next summer through a late Harry Kane goal that beat Slovenia 1-0 – but former Arsenal man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had a match to forget for the Three Lions again.
Arsenal take on Leicester City on Friday evening at the Emirates in the eagerly-awaited Premier League season opener – but with major questions hanging over key players in the squad including Alexis Sanchez.