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Name George Graham
Gender Male
Ethnic Scottish
Job Scottish Footballer
  Scottish Football Manager
Desc Before he was a dictatorial manager, George Graham dictated matters in the Arsenal midfield. The Scotsman was tough but could play too. After hanging up his boots, he became the first man to win the league with Arsenal as both a player and a manager

Affiliation

Org Scotland National Team
Club as Player Arsenal FC

1999 01 04 Retrieve

[George Graham after Spurs beat Watford 5-2 in the FA Cup] That’s nine goals we’ve scored in the last two home games so you can see I’m trying to change my image and put a bit of excitement into our side. But if you believe that, you’ll believe anything

1999 01 04b Retrieve

[George Graham, after the same game, pays tribute to his defenders] I’ve got three top class strikers but I wish I could say the same about the players at the back

2020 03 05 Retrieve

[Former Tottenham manager George Graham warns players must learn to deal with abuse after Dier clash with Tottenham fan] I didn’t see it as I didn’t see the game. But it was well-documented in the papers. I can understand one side of it and I can understand another. We don’t want that to happen again. I think he will be punished. I can understand why he did it. The players have to be able to handle it. Talented players, young players in the first team, now aged 17 or 18 years old - they have a lot of responsibility. And they have to learn quicker than we did in the past. There have always been occasions like this. That was a surprise as he looks a very calm, controlled player.