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Arsenal’s 1989 legends turn out for movie

Members of Gunners team that dramatically clinched the league title are reunited for film premiere

10 November, 2017 — By Tom Foot

Ian Wright hugs Michael Thomas

THE legendary Arsenal team that nicked the league title against Liverpool in 1989 with the last kick of the season were reunited at Holloway Odeon on Wednesday night for a world film premiere.

Tony Adams

Tony Adams, Steve Bould, Alan Smith, David O’Leary, Paul Davis, Perry Groves, Lee Dixon and Michael Thomas – who scored the crucial goal – were among a stellar cast signing auto­graphs for fans in Tufnell Park Road.

Steve Bould

The film, 89, tells one of the greatest stories in the history of world football when Arsenal travelled to an imperious Liverpool for the final match of the season, needing a 2-0 win to secure the title. Michael Thomas scored in the 93rd minute in a moment that is forever etched in the minds of Gunners fans.

David Seaman

Former manager George Graham, goal­keeper David Seaman and striker-turned-pundit Ian Wright were also on the red carpet.


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