1951
Doug Lishman scored a hat-trick and Cliff Holton notched twice in Arsenal's 6-3 over West Bromwich Albion.

1959
Midfielder Peter Nicholas was born in Newport. The player was inspirational towards the end Arsenal's
1980/81 season as the Gunners claimed a spot in Europe via their League position.

1961
After a brief stint at Arsenal, Allan Young moved across London to Chelsea.

1969
Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann was born in Essen. The German international joined the Gunners in July 2003.

1993
Ian Wright scored twice as Arsenal dumped Norwich out of the Coca-Cola Cup at the second time of asking. Paul Merson also scored in 3-0 win.

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