David ROCASTLE

David Rocastle - Arsenal FC - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 15 September 1990

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 02 May 1967
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Lewisham, London. Died 31st.March 2001 ( Aged 31)
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • England
  • CLUBS
  • Arsenal FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1984-1992
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 28th September 1985 in a 0-0 draw at home to Newcastle United (Aged: 18)
    • Club Career
      204 League apps (+14 as sub), 24 goals
  • Chelsea FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1994-1998
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 20th August 1994 in a 2-0 win at home to Norwich City (Aged: 27)
    • Club Career
      27 League apps (+2 as sub), 0 goals

David ROCASTLE - Arsenal FC - League appearances.

David Rocastle  is pictured above during the 4-1 win against Chelsea on 15/9/1990.

He moved on to Leeds United in the summer of 1992 after eight years with the Gunners.

 

Arsenal:   1984-1985     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1985-1986     Played   26     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1986-1987     Played   36     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1987-1988     Played   40     Scored   6   goals   (Division 1)
     1988-1989     Played   38     Scored   6   goals   (Division 1)
     1989-1990     Played   33     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1990-1991     Played   16     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1991-1992     Played   39     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
 

 

In February 2001, David announced that he was suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,

an aggressive form of cancer which attacks the immune system. He underwent a course

of chemotherapy and was hopeful of a recovery.

He died in the early hours of 31 March 2001, aged 33.

 

 

 

David Rocastle is pictured above during the 0-0 draw against West Ham United on 8/11/1986.

Photo & © George Herringshaw.