Arthur Milton
Arthur Milton

Arthur Milton

Arthur Milton was not only a talented footballer - he also represented Gloucestershire and England at cricket.

The Bristol-born outside right signed for Arsenal as an amateur in April 1945, becoming professional 15 months later.


Name Arthur Milton
Arsenal Career 1945 - 1955
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 84 (84 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 21

Milton completed National Service in the Royal Army Ordanance Corps between 1946 and 1948 before making his first senior appearance against Aston Villa in 1951 - the same year that he won his first England cap.

Over the next four years, Milton became a regular - playing more than 80 times before transferring to Bristol City for £4,000.

Milton retired soon after to concentrate on cricket and became a postman once his sporting career had finished.