Our emphatic victory in the FA Cup final over Aston Villa meant that Arsene Wenger became only the second manager to lift the famous trophy on six occasions. Coincidentally, the record is shared with the Villans’ first ever manager George Ramsay.
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The Frenchman’s first victory in the competition came 17 years ago, as we completed the league and cup double by beating Newcastle United 2-0 at Wembley.
On the day, goals from Marc Overmars and Nicolas Anelka either side of the break clinched the win, and the second piece of silverware of the Wenger era.
But, what are the members of the squad up to these days?
GK- David Seaman
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The former England stopper left the club in 2003 – with his final act for us being to lift the same trophy after the narrow victory over Southampton – before finishing his career with Manchester City.
RB- Lee Dixon
Arsenal were the last of the five sides that Lee Dixon played for throughout his career. For us, the full-back made 458 appearances, and retired after we clinched the double for the second time during the Premier League era, in 2002. He now works as a pundit.
CB- Tony Adams
Not only was Tony Adams the man that scored the goal that clinched the league crown during the victory over Everton, he was also the man that lifted the trophy at Wembley on that day 17 years ago. Like Dixon, the club legend called time on his career in 2002. He stepped into management, most notably with Portsmouth, and now has a statue outside the Emirates, commemorating that goal against the Toffees.
CB- Martin Keown
Although the traditional blueprint for a back four often reads: Dixon, Adams, Bould, and Winterburn, Martin Keown was no less important to the side during his 11 year spell at Highbury. He made over 300 league appearances, before leaving for Leicester City and Reading. He works in the media, and was in the BBC studio for their coverage of Sunday’s final.
LB- Nigel Winterburn
The reliable left-back left the club two years after winning the cup, and joined West Ham. He spent three years at Upton Park, and played 82 times in the league before retiring in 2003. He was briefly part of Paul Ince’s coaching staff, when the former England midfielder was Blackburn Rovers manager in 2008.