Wilf Rostron
Wilf Rostron

Wilf Rostron

Wilf Rostron joined Arsenal as an amateur in 1972 and turned professional a year later.

The winger enjoyed a goalscoring debut against Newcastle United in March 1975 in a 3-0 victory over the Magpies.


Name Wilf Rostron
Arsenal Career 1972 - 1977
Position: Midfielder
Appearances 19 (14 starts, 5 as a sub)
Goals 2

He followed that up with another strike in Arsenal's next match against Burnley, but they proved to be his only goals for the Club.

Rostron struggled to hold down a regular first-team place and played 16 times over the course of three seasons under Bertie Mee.

He transferred to Sunderland for £40,000 in July 1977 and later appeared for Watford, Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United.