John Snedden
John Snedden

John Snedden

John Snedden's seven years at Arsenal were hampered by injury.

The Scotland-born half back joined Arsenal as an amateur from hometown club Bonnyvale in October 1958 and turned professional four months later.


Name John Snedden
Arsenal Career 1958 - 1965
Position: Defender
Appearances 94 (94 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

He made the first of his 94 starts for the Club in a North London derby against Tottenham at White Hart Lane in January 1960 - a 3-0 defeat for the Gunners.

Snedden suffered a broken ankle in December of that year before undergoing a knee operation in April 1963.

During his time at Arsenal he earned international honours with Scotland Schoolboys and eventually joined Charlton Athletic for £150,000 in March 1965.

He later played for Orient and Halifax Town. Upon retirement, Snedden worked in West Germany.