Gordon Ferry
Gordon Ferry

Gordon Ferry

Young centre half Gordon Ferry understudied Scotland international Ian Ure while at Arsenal.

A former apprentice at Highbury, he turned professional in January 1961 and made his league debut in Arsenal's 2-1 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday in September 1964.


Name Gordon Ferry
Arsenal Career 1960 - 1965
Position: Defender
Appearances 11 (11 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

He played 11 consecutive First Division games for the Gunners and moved to Leyton Orient in May 1965.

Ever-present in 1965/66, he spent two years with Atlanta Chiefs before joining Barnet in November 1968. He starred as the Bees won the Southern League Cup and were FA Trophy finalists in 1971/72, becoming their player-manager. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)