There are very few people I associate with Arsenal more than Pat Rice. Still feels a bit odd to this day him not being our no.2
I think he’s the only player to have played in the 71, 72, 78 and 79 cup finals
He is adorable
Agreed. I wonder what value he actually brought in later years though or if Wenger just never wanted to remove him
It always seemed as if there was a genuine friendship between them and that Wenger realised that Rice knew more about the club than anyone else so as a team they worked well together.
When they were together they won more trophies than any other PL managerial combination apart from Ferguson, who won more, but would often change his coaching assistant.