David Rocastle remembered by Arsenal and Leeds fans on 22nd anniversary of his death

David Rocastle remembered on the big screen ahead of Arsenal vs Leeds in April 2023.
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Arsenal and Leeds remembered their former midfielder David Rocastle ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Rocastle spent seven seasons at Arsenal and two at Leeds in a successful career, but sadly passed away in 2001 at the age of 33 after suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, an aggressive form of cancer.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.