1926 George Robb born at Finsbury Park. He would join us, initially as an amateur, in December, 1951, before becoming a part-time professional in June, 1953, while maintaining his teaching commitments.
1959 We travel to Dynamo Kiev for a friendly where Johnny Brooks scores twice as we win 2-1 in front of a 60,000 crowd.
1912 Our friendly in Vienna against a team called Olympic Players ends in a 3-0 defeat. We had already played them twice in Budapest during the previous week – a 2-2 draw followed by a 4-3 win.
1928 Goalkeeper Ron Reynolds (pictured, right) born in Haslemere. He would join us from Aldershot in July, 1950.
1879 Our legendary amateur international striker Vivian Woodward born in Kennington and would play for us between 1900-09.
2011 USA international goalkeeper Brad Friedel signs from Aston Villa.
1959 We return from Leningrad after losing the third match of our USSR tour 3-1 to a CCCP Select side. Brooks is again our goalscorer.
1979 Captain Steve Perryman lifts the Japan Cup after a 2-0 final win over Dundee United in Tokyo. Gordon Smith and Ossie Ardiles are our marksmen.
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