John Hollins
John Hollins

John Hollins

Former England international midfielder John Hollins was Arsenal's 'Player of the Year' in 1981/82.

From a footballing family, he helped Chelsea win the League Cup in 1965, FA Cup in 1970 and ECWC in 1971.


Name John Hollins
Arsenal Career 1979 - 1983
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 173 (164 starts, 9 as a sub)
Goals 13

He followed Dave Sexton to QPR for £80,000 in June 1975 and joined Arsenal for £75,000 in July 1979.

Also playing at right-back, he was an European Cup Winners' Cup finalist in 1980 and awarded the MBE in 1982.

He scored nine times in 127 League games for the Gunners before rejoining Chelsea in May 1983. Helping them to win the Second Division title in 1983/84.

He has been manager/coach at Chelsea, QPR, Swansea, Rochdale and Crawley. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards).