Peter Goring
Peter Goring

Peter Goring

Centre forward Peter Goring was a key figure in Arsenal's 1950 FA Cup final triumph.

He impressed with Cheltenham Town before moving to Highbury in January 1948, scoring on his league debut in Arsenal's 2-1 win at Chelsea in August 1949.

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Name Peter Goring
Arsenal Career 1948 - 1960
Position:
Appearances 240 (240 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 53

Leading marksman that season, he also helped the Gunners reach the FA Cup final in 1952 and win the league title in 1952/53.

He switched to wing half and had a spell as captain, scoring 51 goals in 220 First Division games prior to joining Boston United in October 1960.

Later managing Forest Green Rovers, he became a greengrocer in Cheltenham and died in December 1994. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)