Archie Clarke Arsenal and Everton champions medals
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Archie Clarke Arsenal and Everton champions medals
Sold for £5,040 (US$ 8,471) inc. premium
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Sporting Legends Chester
4 Jun 2007 11:00 BST

Auction 14894
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Archie Clarke Arsenal and Everton champions medals
Five medals, Arsenal Champions medals for 1927/28 and 1928/29 and Everton 1931/32, Everton champions Lancashire 1934/35 and Tranmere champions northern section attached together by bracelet. These medals were won by Archie Clark, who played for Arsenal and Everton in the inter-war period. He went on to play for Luton and Tranmere Rovers winning the third division north with the latter in 1937-38. This medal relates to his final year as a player before taking up a managers position with Gillingham. He held the record for the longest serving manager in the football league, 19 years at Gillingham until overtaken in 2003 by Crewe manager Dario Gradi.
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