Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult's Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 43-45 Inches / 109-114 CM
Colour: Red, white trim
Seasons: 1996/1997 & 1997/1998
Official Nike Arsenal home football shirt from the 1996/97 season.
Condition of this original football jersey is 9/10 - Superb (see photos).
A strong start to their league campaign, with one defeat in their first 12 matches saw Arsenal begin November in first spot. Although the club were winless during the Christmas period, their chances of winning the title remained intact. A run of two draws and losses in February was more severe, as it moved Arsenal down to fourth spot.
Draws in April prompted Wenger to rule his team out of the title race and make priority to second spot, which came with a qualifying spot for the Champions League. Defeat to Newcastle United in the penultimate game of the season all but ended Arsenal's chances of finishing second, given Newcastle's superior goal difference. A win on the final day against Derby County meant the club finished third, level on points with Newcastle and Liverpool.
28 different players represented the club in four competitions and there were 12 different goalscorers. Ian Wright was Arsenal's top goalscorer of the season; he scored 30 goals in 41 appearances.
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