How Newcastle won the cup, fuelling an Arsenal grievance lasting 84 years

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Man in the middle: W T ‘Percy’ Harper


Rightly, wrongly or clumsily, Salut! Sunderland
allowed a splendid piece of whimsy from Pete Sixsmith, which also offered serious discussion of the steady progress of Stoke City as a well-run Premier League club, to degenerate into another ugly spat over Ryan Shawcross’s 2011 challenge on Aaron Ramsey.

But, as a new study reminds us, the history of Arsenal grievance and victimhood goes back a long way …

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