Brian Sparrow
Brian Sparrow

Brian Sparrow

Brian Sparrow joined Arsenal as a schoolboy in May 1977 and turned professional eight months later.

The east London-born forward made his two appearances for the first team in the 1983/84 season - his final one at the Club - in consecutive matches against Coventry and Stoke as Arsenal secured a sixth-placed finish in Division One.

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Name Brian Sparrow
Arsenal Career 1977 - 1984
Position:
Appearances 2 (2 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

He enjoyed loan spells with Wimbledon, Millwall and Gillingham during his seven-year spell at Highbury and featured heavily for the reserves. 

Sparrow struggled to force his way into regular first-team contention and eventually left for Crystal Palace on a free transfer in July 1984.

He played for Enfield in 1987 before moving into management with Crawley Town and Wimbledon reserves.