1902
Centre forward Jack Lambert was born in Greasbrough, Yorkshire. He netted 98 goals in 143 games for the Gunners between 1926 and 1933

1914
Centre-half Chris Buckley was signed from Aston Villa. He scored three times in 56 League outings for Arsenal between 1914 and 1920

1946
Welsh international winger Les Jones joined Swansea Town as player-coach. He netted three goals in 46 League appearances for Arsenal

1953
England striker Paul Mariner, capped 35 times, was born in Bolton. He started his career with Plymouth Argyle, rose to prominence with Ipswich Town, then served Portsmouth after leaving Highbury in 1986

1971
Arsenal skipper Frank McLintock won his ninth and last cap for Scotland in the 3-1 defeat by England at Wembley

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