By John Sowman,Bob Wilson
It additionally remembers a time whilst specialist footballers in England have been inextricably tied by way of agreement to their membership and never allowed to earn greater than the statutory greatest salary, as decreed through the governing soccer our bodies. on my own, one guy dared to problem that so-called unmarried 'soccer slavery' and went on a private 141 days strike opposed to his membership Newcastle United. destiny England foreign George Eastham's final triumph within the excessive courtroom used to be to alter endlessly the rights and unfettered fortunes that his glossy opposite numbers enjoy.
The lengthy Sleep concludes with that successful evening at Highbury on twenty eighth April 1970 while seventeen years of failure have been swept away dramatically to bring in a brand new profitable interval within the background of this well-known and conventional club.
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Arsenal: The Long Sleep 1953-1970: A view from the terrace by John Sowman,Bob Wilson