Pictured below are the jubilant players who won the title on that fanous night at Anfield 15 years ago. Read on to find out what became of Arsenal's heroes.

1. Martin Hayes
The nearest player to Michael Thomas when he scored and nearly got a boot in his face during the goal celebrations. Left Arsenal in 1991 and the rest of his professional career took in Celtic, Swansea, Wimbledon, Southend and Cliftonville. Now combines his job as a car salesman with the management of Ryman Premier Division side Bishop's Stortford.

2. David Rocastle
Left Arsenal in 1992 for Leeds and later played for Manchester City, Chelsea, Norwich and Hull. Tragically, he lost his battle against non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in March 2001. Remembered very fondly by Arsenal fans and barely a game goes by without his name being sung.

3. Paul Merson
Hugely talented forward left Arsenal in 1997 for Middlesbrough. He subsequently played for Aston Villa, Portsmouth and is currently at Walsall. He became caretaker player-manager with the Saddlers in the middle of April but could not prevent them sliding into Division Two. He has since been given the job permanently.

4. John Lukic
Just over a year after Anfield '89, Lukic returned to Leeds. He came back to Highbury in 1996 as cover for David Seaman and figured in 21 games in a five-year spell. When he played against Derby on November 11, 2000 he become the club's oldest ever Premiership player at the age of 39 years, 336 days.

5. Steve Bould
Returned to the club in 2001 as coach of the Under-15s and Under-16s at the academy. Last summer he graduated to the Under-17s. Anfield '89 was the final game of Bould's first season at Arsenal. He eventually left the playing staff for Sunderland in 1999 having amassed more than 300 games.

6. Perry Groves
Left Arsenal in 1992 to joined Southampton but he was forced to retire a season later because of injury. Now playing for the Arsenal Ex-Pro and Celebrity side and turned out at Highbury last week as part of Martin Keown's testimonial.

7. Kevin Richardson
After leaving Arsenal in 1991, Richardson went on to play for Real Sociedad, Aston Villa, Coventry, Southampton, Barnsley and Blackpool. He was assistant manager to Carlton Palmer at Stockport County earlier this season.

8. Michael Thomas
The breaker of Liverpool hearts that night joined the Anfield club two and a half years later and scored in their 1992 FA Cup final victory. He subsequently played for Benfica, Middlesbrough and Wimbledon.

Not pictured - Tony Adams
The captain that night eventually racked up 669 Arsenal appearances, second only to O'Leary in the all-time list. There were 66 England caps as well. His 18-year association with Arsenal ended in 2002 when he retired. Adams returned to football in November 2003 when he took over at Wycombe, however he could not stop them dropping into Division Three at the end of the season.

Not pictured - Alan Smith
Alan went on to play 347 games for Arsenal, scoring 115 goals. Five years later he scored the winner in the Cup Winners Cup final. He retired in 1995 because of injury and has gone on to become a respected football journalist and broadcaster working for the Daily Telegraph, Sky Sports and Arsenal.com.

Not pictured - David O'Leary
The Irish centre back was moving towards the veteran stage in 1989 but he went on to play four more years for the club, becoming the highest appearance maker with 772 games under his belt. He joined Leeds as a player and then became manager, guiding them to the Champions League semi-finals. He has just enjoyed a successful first season in charge of Aston Villa.

Not pictured - Lee Dixon
The right back initiated the move that led to the Thomas goal. He went on to complete 619 games for Arsenal (fourth in the all-time list). He retired in 2002 after enjoying a testimonial against Real Madrid. After playing in Martin Keown's game last week, he was asked what he is doing now. "A bit of media work and surfing," he replied.

Not pictured - Nigel Winterburn
The other full back who, with 584 appearances, is one behind Dixon in the all-time list. Spent a couple of seasons with West Ham after leaving Highbury in 2000. Now works in the media.

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26 May 2004