Donald Slade
Donald Slade

Donald Slade

Donald Slade spent just five months at Arsenal in the 1913/14 season.

The centre forward joined from Lincoln City in December 1913 for £1,000 before making his debut eight days later in a 1-0 defeat to Clapton Orient.


Name Donald Slade
Arsenal Career 1913 - 1914
Position: Striker
Appearances 12 (12 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 4

That proved to be the first of 12 starts in Arsenal colours for Southampton-born Slade, who scored four goals before transferring to Fulham in May 1914.

He later played for Ayr United and Dundee United before becoming a publican in Scotland and Reading.