|Programme Date||26 December 1970|
|Programme Match||Arsenal v Southampton|
|Programme Condition Description||Corner of back page cut off for F.A. Cup Final coupon|
|Details||Sat. 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
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.
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