Ian Allinson

Ian signed for Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer of 1983. His debut came at home to Walsall on November 29, 1983, in the League Cup a match that Arsenal surprisingly lost 2-1 the result ultimately led to Arsenal manager Terry Neill being sacked a few weeks later. However despite the nightmare start, Ian continued to be picked for Arsenal and fully broke into the first team in the 1984-85 season; along with Brian Talbot and Tony Woodcock he was the club's top goal scorer in the league with ten that season. Ian played 105 games and scored 23 goals at his time at the club

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