St. Michael’s Day
Forgive me the indulgence, but this is a special day for Arsenal fans. Its the fifteenth anniversary of May 26th 1989, when fortune began to smile on Arsenal. It’s the last game of the season, away to Liverpool, the Gunners needing a 2-0 win to take the title. As Arseweb notes in its commemoration, “Liverpool hadn’t lost by two goals at home in donkey’s years.” Anything less and the title stays at Liverpool, where it seems permanently ensconced.
Arsenal lead 1-0 in the final minute, when Michael Thomas changes the course of history: “Arsenal come streaming forward now in what will surely be their last attack… Thomas!!! Right at the end!“