Arsenal is currently enjoying a fine run in all competitions. Unai Emery side is yet to lose a match since they lost the first two Premier League matches against leaders Manchester City and Chelsea. The team has responded well to the new manager. The Gunners occupy position five on the table with 24 points. Today, we want to recognize the very best goal scorers the club has ever seen in history.
5. Ted Drake- 139 Goals, 184 Apps
🗓 #OnThisDay in 1912: Ted Drake is born
🔴 Appearances: 184
⚽️ Goals: 139
🏆 Major trophies: 3
Arsenal legend 👏 pic.twitter.com/OJqW6YehtL
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) August 16, 2018
Arsenal joint-fifth best scorer is Ted Drake who netted 139 goals in 184 appearances in all competitions. The former England attacker helped the Gunners lift 2 League titles and 1 FA Cup. Jimmy Brain also scored 139 goals but needed 232 appearances.
4. John Radford- 149 Goals, 481 Apps
🔴 481 appearances
⚽ 149 goals
🏆 1 Fairs Cup
🏆 1 First Division
🏆 1 FA Cup
John Radford, Arsenal legend pic.twitter.com/9651tyNouW
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) February 22, 2017
John Radford played for Arsenal between 1964 and 1976. He netted 149 goals in 481 appearances for the Gunners. He helped the London giants lift the League and FA Cup in 1970/71 season. He also played for West Ham United and Blackburn Rovers.
3. Cliff Bastin- 178 Goals, 396 Apps
#OnThisDay in 1929:
Cliff Bastin made his league debut for Arsenal in a 1-1 away draw against Everton.
— #OnThisDay in Arsenal history (@ArsenalOTD) October 5, 2018
Cliff Bastin is probably the most successful legend at Emirates because he gave his best years to the club from 1929 to 1947. He netted 178 goals in 396 appearances for Arsenal. The goals helped the Gunners lift 5 League titles and 2 FA Cups in the 1930s. It remains the most fruitful decade in the history of the club.