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Arsenal v Southampton on 26 December 1970 - Football Programme


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Programme Date26 December 1970
Programme MatchArsenal v Southampton
Programme Condition8
Programme Condition DescriptionCorner of back page cut off for F.A. Cup Final coupon
DetailsSat. 3pm K.O. 
 
Prog. Price 1sh. 
 
1st Leeds Played 23 Points 37 
2nd Arsenal Played 22 Points 35 
3rd Chelsea Played 22 Points 29 
4th Spurs Played 22 Points 28 
8th South'pt'n Played 22 Points 24 
 
 
Guest Writer 
Recalls Daily Sketch article April 20th 1931 
Arsenal 2 days earlier were crowned Champions. 
Money spent boldly 9,000 for James 
10,000 for Jack 
Herbert Chapmans salary 1,750 a year 
Herbert Chapman's thinking you need to collect 2 points at home and one from away to win the championship. 
 
In those days people came straight from Saturday work . it cost 1sh to stand . 
10pence went to the club 2 pence went to entertaining. 
A season ticket cost 5 5s. 
the Players were paid 8 a week during the season a 6 a week in the Summer. 
8 a week was double the wage of many of the men on the terraces working a 64 hour a week. 
At that time Bertie Mee was in the top form at Highbury School Bulwell on the borders of Nottingham. 
Captain of the school Football and Cricket Team and "victorg ludorum" at Athletics. 
Bob Wall was Herbert Chapmans assistant. 
In 40 yrs time fans by then will pay 1 minimum for Football matches .  
 
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