We caught up with Arsenal legend Perry Groves to talk about wearing a Birmingham City home shirt for his under 10s team, the iconic Arsenal 1971 shirt and Michael Thomas scoring the winner at Anfield.
What was your first football shirt?
My first football shirt was the 1971 Birmingham City home kit. I was 6 years old and it was Cornard Dynamos – my Sunday team’s under 10’s home shirt.
What is your favourite football shirt?
For me it’s easy. Arsenal’s iconic red and white home shirt from the 70s. Specifically the 1971 double winning shirt. Classic.
What is your favourite goal?
Easy again. The best goal scored in a match I was playing in was Michael Thomas scoring 2nd goal for Arsenal against Liverpool on May 26th 1989. It won us first title for 18 years.
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