George ARMSTRONG

George Armstrong - Arsenal FC - League apperances for Arsenal.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 12 August 1972

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    • POSITION
      Winger
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 09 August 1944
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Hebburn, England. DIED 1st. November 2000 aged 56.
  • CLUBS
  • Arsenal FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1962-1977
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 24th February 1962 in a 1-0 win at Blackpool (Aged: 17)
    • Club Career
      490 League appearances (+10 as sub), 53 goals
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George ARMSTRONG - Arsenal FC - League apperances for Arsenal.

George Armstrong is pictured playing for Arsenal during their match against

Leicester City.


After a year as Kuwait national team manager, Armstrong returned Arsenal as reserve-team coach

in 1990, a post he held for the remaining ten years of his life.

 

On 31st. October 2000, Armstrong collapsed from an unexpected brain haemorrhage whilst

at Arsenal's training session: he died in Hemel Hempstead Hospital in the early hours of the

following morning.

 

He was fifty six years old.

 


Arsenal:   1961-1962     Played   4     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1962-1963     Played   16     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1963-1964     Played   28     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1964-1965     Played   40     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1965-1966     Played   39     Scored   6   goals   (Division 1)
     1966-1967     Played   40     Scored   7   goals   (Division 1)
     1967-1968     Played   42     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
     1968-1969     Played   29     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
     1969-1970     Played   17     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1970-1971     Played   42     Scored   7   goals   (Division 1)
     1971-1972     Played   42     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1972-1973     Played   30     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   41     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   24     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   29     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1976-1977     Played   37     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1977-1978     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred to Leicester City in September 1977 for £15,000
 

1977–1978    Leicester City          15    (0)
1978–1979    Stockport County    34    (0)
1980-1981     Mjølner                   33    (3)

George Armstrong made his Arsenal debut in 1962 at the age of 17 and went on to make

621 appearances – which was then an all-time club record – before he left Highbury in 1977.