This Arsenal shirt will make you dream of the mighty David Rocastle

Arsenal boast a pantheon of glorious football shirts in their history.

And one of the greatest was worn during George Graham’s early years at the club.

In the two seasons between 1986 and 1988, Arsenal wore this absolute beauty in the English First Division, finishing fourth and sixth respectively.

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In Graham’s first season, despite failing to mount a serious title challenge, Arsenal won the League Cup, beating Liverpool 2-1 in front of 96,000 supporters at Wembley.

Although Charlie Nicholas bagged the two goals in the final, Rocastle scored the crucial goal against bitter rivals Tottenham to send them to the home of football.

Here’s a recap:

Rocastle spent the first eight years of his professional career at Arsenal, scoring 23 times in 228 league games.

As well as the League Cup, he won two First Division titles with Arsenal, becoming a cult icon in the process.

Rocastle would sadly pass away in 2001 at the age of 33 following a short battle with cancer.

A legend of the game who was respected by fans of all clubs, not just those he worked his socks off for.

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