David Court

Versatile midfielder David Court played for Arsenal in the 1969 League Cup final.

Signing professional at Highbury in January 1962, he was handed his league debut in Arsenal's 3-1 defeat at Aston Villa eight months later and played in every outfield position during his time with the Gunners.


Name David Court
Arsenal Career 1959 - 1970
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 204 (194 starts, 10 as a sub)
Goals 18

He scored 17 goals in 175 First Division games and helped win the Football Combination shortly before being sold to Luton Town for £35,000 in July 1970.

Later with Brentford and Barnet, he ran a delicatessen in Brookmans Park and was then was a compliance official for DBS Financial Management.

In September 1996, David re-joined Arsenal's backroom staff and became Liam Brady's right-hand man as Assistant Head of Youth Development and Assistant Academy Director. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)