Arsenal Assistant Manager Pat Rice is to leave the Club at the end of the season after a 44-year association with the Gunners.
Pat has a rich history with Arsenal Football Club, having first joined as a youth team player back in 1964. He was a ‘double’ winner in 1971 and captained the side to FA Cup glory in 1979. In total, Pat made 528 appearances for Arsenal across 14 seasons.
After a spell with Watford, Pat returned to Arsenal as a Youth Team Coach and took up a senior coaching role when Arsène Wenger joined in 1996. As Assistant Manager he has been Wenger’s right-hand man, helping to guide the Club to seven major honours - three Premier League titles and four FA Cups, including two ‘doubles’ in 1998 and 2002.
Take a look at our picture gallery that celebrates Pat's long and illustrious Arsenal career.
Arsenal legend Pat Rice - Picture gallery
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