Before the Hand of God came the Fist of Colin
Arsenal 1 Nottingham Forest 0 27th September 1980
Someone else’s Mrs, a fat lip, a smashed Jag and lamp-post, and letting the winner in at Highbury
Back in the early 80’s being an Arsenal fan wasn’t easy, add Terry Neill our blarney merchant of a manager in the deal, and it was a lot harder.
But we went because we loved the club, and meeting our mates for a beer, fish and chips and a mental afternoon singing on the terraces at Highbury.
This game stuck in my memory for two reasons, Continue reading