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By John Sowman,Bob Wilson

ARSENAL: THE lengthy SLEEP is an in depth account of the seventeen seasons instantly after the checklist 7th soccer League championship win in 1953. It follows the fortunes and misfortunes of it really is gamers, managers and membership officers in the course of that trophy-wise barren period. Poignant, usually humorous, and infrequently unhappy, it faithfully files how the off and on the sector occasions have been interpreted through the club's dependable, lengthy anguish enthusiasts, one among whom was once the author.

It additionally recollects a time while expert footballers in England have been inextricably tied by way of agreement to their membership and never allowed to earn greater than the statutory greatest salary, as decreed by way of the governing soccer our bodies. by myself, one guy dared to problem that so-called unmarried 'soccer slavery' and went on a private 141 days strike opposed to his membership Newcastle United. destiny England overseas George Eastham's final triumph within the excessive courtroom used to be to alter without end the rights and unfettered fortunes that his smooth opposite numbers enjoy.

The lengthy Sleep concludes with that successful evening at Highbury on twenty eighth April 1970 whilst seventeen years of failure have been swept away dramatically to bring in a brand new profitable interval within the historical past of this recognized and conventional club.

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