Northern Ireland Under-23 left back Freddie Clarke understudied Billy McCullough while at Arsenal.
He impressed with Glenavon before following Jack McClelland to Highbury for £5,000 in November 1960 and made his league debut in Arsenal's 5-4 defeat at home to Aston Villa in March 1962.
Helping the Gunners win the Football Combination Cup and London Challenge Cup in 1962/63, he played 26 First Division games prior to rejoining Glenavon in November 1965.
Later reserve team coach at Glenavon and Bangor, he spent 35 years as an accountant with Graham Construction. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)