Here's 9 of their number:
'I fell in love with Arsenal and I fell in love with Highbury, because it was what I always loved about football in the first place. It was a real community ground'.
'I've been an Arsenal fan all my life. I lived there from 1968 to 1975, and when I wasn't on the road, I went to every home game'.
'I’ve been an Arsenal fan since I came to England. I was interviewed by Julian Wilson for the BBC just after I had my seventh win in one afternoon at Ascot - and I asked how Arsenal had done!'.
'From age three, in 1974, my dad took me to Arsenal. He was religious about it'.
'I have always loved football and as a young lad I supported Bangor City but somehow Arsenal drew me in. It is an incredibly passionate club with a lot of heart and a very proud history'.
'I married into an Arsenal family'.
'My dad took us there (Highbury) at 4. Just fell in love with the place'.
'Spurs are leaving us for dead in this transfer window. Maybe we should just sign Daniel Levy and be done with it'.
'I have been an Arsenal fan probably since before I was born!'
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