13th April 1932: Arsenal Football Club Manager Herbert Chapman (centre), chats with a key member of his team , Alex James (right), on the pitch at Wembley before the FA Cup final. (Photo by J. Gaiger/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

11 great pictures of Herbert Chapman - the former Worksop Town player who became an Arsenal and Huddersfield Town legend

Herbert Chapman spent the 1900/01 season playing for Worksop in the Midland League, in a spell that wasn’t anything to write home about.

By Stephen Thirkill
Sunday, 12th December 2021, 8:44 am
Updated Sunday, 12th December 2021, 8:55 am

But as a manager he became one of English football’s greatest. He guided Huddersfield Town to two First Division titles and an FA Cup between 1921 and 1925.

He followed that up by winning five League titles and two FA Cups as Arsenal dominated English football before his sudden death from pneumonia in 1934.

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