1939
Dave Nelson and George Drury netted two goals apiece in Arsenal's 5-1 friendly win over Diables Rouges in Brussels

1949
Welsh international Bryn Jones made his final appearance for Arsenal as the Gunners lost 1-0 to Sao Paulo in the last match of their Brazilian tour

1977
Austrian international goalkeeper Alex Manninger was born in Salzburg. He made 39 appearances for the Gunners between 1997 and 2002

1983
Ivory Coast international defender Emmanuel Eboue was born in Abidjan. He joined Arsenal from Beveren on New Year's Day 2005

1992
Arsenal's longest-serving player David O'Leary featured in the Republic of Ireland's 2-0 defeat by Italy in Foxboro

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