Sunderland v Arsenal: 16 questions to gun you down!

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Sunderland head to Arsenal on Saturday bidding to take some points away from Arsene Wenger’s men.

But how well do you know your Gunners history?

Here are some questions - see how many you get right!

1 Which player is Arsenal’s record appearance-maker, with 722 appearances between 1975 and 1993?

2 And which player, from Hebburn, is third in Arsenal’s list of all-time appearance-makers?

3 In which year did Arsenal win their first major honour - 1910, 1920 or 1930?

4 Who were Arsenal’s manager and captain when they won the double in the 1970-71 season?

5 How many times have Arsenal done the double?

6 Which AL headed the winning goal in the 1993 FA Cup final replay?

7 Arsenal were dubbed the Invincibles in 2003-4 after going through the season unbeaten. Who is the only other club to achieve that in top flight football?

8 Who scored Arsenal’s winner in the 2014 FA Cup final against Hull City?

9 Which CF is Arsenal’s youngest ever first-team player?

10 Who scored more goals for Arsenal - Ian Wright or Thierry Henry?

11 Which TD scored seven goals in a match against Aston Villa in 1935?

12 Which Sunderland star did Arsenal sign in 1925 and then became a Highbury legend?

13 Which Sunderland striker did Arsenal sign in 1981, although he was not a success in London?

14 Arsenal wear red shirts, thanks to which other club?

15 Which KS is Arsenal’s most-capped England player?

16 Which Arsenal player became the youngest player (at 17 years and 75 days), to earn an England cap, when he played against Hungary in May 2006?

Here are the answers ...

1 David O’Leary, 2 George Armstrong, 3 1930, 4 Bertie Mee and Frank McLintock, 5 Three, 6 Andy Linighan, 7 Preston North End (1888–89), 8 Aaron Ramsey, 9 Cesc Fabregas (16 years, 177 days), 10 Thierry Henry, 11 Ted Drake, 12 Charlie Buchan, 13 John Hawley, 14 Nottingham Forest (in 1886 some ex-Forest players joined Arsenal - then called Dial Square - and the club decided the cheapest way to kit the players out would be to get other players the same coloured shirts), 15 Kenny Sansom, 16 Theo Walcott