English Premiership

Gunners cast heroes in stone

2011-12-07 14:29
Tony Adams (File)
London - Arsenal will unveil statues of legendary former coach Herbert Chapman, ex-skipper Tony Adams and former French wizard Thierry Henry to mark the club's 125th anniversary this weekend, media reports said on Wednesday.

The club earmarked Friday for the official unveiling of the statues outside the Emirates Stadium.

The Daily Telegraph reported that Chapman, who led the club to their first league titles in 1931 and 1933 having previously also won two titles with Huddersfield, Adams, who captained Arsenal to five league titles and Henry, the club's record goalscorer with 226, will all be honoured in stone.

Current Gunners' coach Arsene Wenger already has a bust in the reception area at the Emirates.


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