Jimmy Logie

Jimmy Logie dedicated almost 16 years of his life to Arsenal.The inside forward played 328 times during his career at Highbury after joining from Lochore Welfare for £75 in June 1939.Logie served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War but returned to first-class football with Arsenal after being demobbed.The attacking midfielder was almost ever-present for the next eight seasons and picked up two Division One winners' medals in 1948 and 1953.He also lifted the 1950 FA Cup (setting up both goals in the 2-0 win over Liverpool) and played in the 1952 final when the Gunners were beaten 1-0 by Newcastle after playing 55 minutes with just 10 men. Logie, a bricklayer by trade, captained Arsenal and won one cap for Scotland during his long spell in north London.After a distinguished career with 76 goals to his name, the forward transferred to Gravesend and Northfleet for £2,000 in February 1955.