Tag: 1976-77

Arsenal v Newcastle United, 1976

Arsenal and England striker Malcolm ‘Supermac’ MacDonald was the centre of attention at Highbury on the 4th December 1976. MacDonald came up against his former club Newcastle United, who he had left for a record fee of £333,333 that summer, for the first time in this game. Centre-half Pat Howard made the same move from…

By Paul W December 7, 2019 0

Arsenal v Bristol City, 1976

In the record-breaking summer temperatures of 1976, the Football League resumed on 21 August. Arsenal v Bristol City was one of the most intriguing First Division fixtures on the opening day of the 1976-77 season. It was the Bristol club’s first game in the top division for 65 years. In charge since 1967, manager Alan…

By Paul W August 21, 2018 1