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1983 горе и долу (Up and down) повече надолу, отколкото нагоре (More down than up) Up It is very hard to describe the season 1982-83 so I have borrowed the Bulgarian term which is also used in English- up and down. However, in Bulgarian it is a much more common saying. Good things did happen and let’s start with one of them. We finally replaced Frank Stapleton with an equally good player, England international Tony Woodcock was signed a year after Stapleton was let go. I am sure he cost a lot more than Stapleton in wages but that was Arsenal at the time. And we saved a years spe
The demise of Bertie Mee Bertie Mee gave us the impossible double without top players. I mentioned 17th two columns ago. 1975-76. The darkest point in my memory. But of course the Irish just kept appearing like mushrooms, to lighten the pain. Yes, I was worried about relegation for a long way through the season. The strange thing was that we started well. 2 wins and a draw out of the first 4. With that type of form you could dream of a high finish to banish the horrendous 16th of the previous season. And on paper we had what looked like a top team. Alan Ball, Liam Brady, Brian Kidd