Scotland international midfielder Alex Cropley was plagued by injuries while at Arsenal.
The son of former Aldershot favourite Jack Cropley, he spent six seasons with Hibernian and was a Scottish League Cup finalist shortly before moving to Highbury for £150,000 in December 1974.
|Arsenal Career||1974 - 1976|
|Appearances||34 (33 starts, 1 as a sub)|
He suffered two broken legs and scored five goals in 30 First Division games for Arsenal prior to joining Aston Villa for £125,000 in September 1976.
A League Cup winner in 1977, he subsequently played for Newcastle United, Toronto Blizzards, Portsmouth and Hibernian again. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)