Tommy Baldwin

Young forward Tommy Baldwin scored Arsenal's first-ever goal in the League Cup against Gillingham in September 1966.

Signing professional for the Gunners in December 1962, he made his League debut in the 3-0 win over Birmingham City in April 1965 and netted seven times in 17 First Division games before joining Chelsea as part of the George Graham deal in September 1966.

Profile

Name Tommy Baldwin
Arsenal Career 1962 - 1966
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 20 (20 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 11

Gaining England Under-23 honours, 'Sponge' helped them win the FA Cup in 1970, the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1971 and was a League Cup finalist in 1972.

Loaned to Manchester United, he finished his career with Brentford. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)