Bernard Joy
Bernard Joy

Bernard Joy

England International centre-half Bernard Joy played for Arsenal either side of the Second World War.

A schoolmaster at Hounslow, he had spells with Southend United, Fulham and helped Corinthian Casuals win the Amateur Cup shortly before joining Arsenal in May 1935.


Name Bernard Joy
Arsenal Career 1935 - 1946
Position: Defender
Appearances 95 (95 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

He was the last amateur to gain an England cap against Belgium in May 1936.

Featuring in the Gunners' 1937/38 title-winning success and two War Cup finals, he made 86 League appearances prior to rejoining Corinthian Casuals in December 1946.

Later a journalist with the Evening Standard and Sunday Express, he died in Kenton in July 1984.