Arsenal fan and veteran cricketer Mark Ramprakash announced his retirement last week.
The former England international called time on his career at the age of 42 having won 52 Test caps and scored more than 35,000 runs, with 114 first-class centuries.
Mark, a season-ticket holder at Emirates Stadium, has been a great supporter of Arsenal's work in the local community down the years.
He has delivered cricket workshops for school children and held football coaching sessions having gained his FA coaching award on a course organised by Arsenal.
Mark, a talented footballer himself, has represented the Arsenal Charity XI on a number of occasions.
Arsenal Football Club wishes him the very best for the future.Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 10 Jul 2012