A former top-flight footballer and Premier League winner made a spectacular return to the pitch from retirement to help a Non League club from Buckinghamshire.

Graham Stack, who won the 2003/04 Premier League title as an ‘invincible’ with Arsenal, played the whole 90 minutes in Chesham United’s 3-2 home win over Poole Town on March 26, which happened to be National Non League Day.

The 40-year-old, who was also at Reading during their two-year stint in the Premier League between 2006 and 2008, confirmed via social media on the day of the game that we will make a comeback to help out the Generals, after the club revealed they number one keeper, Sam Beasant, has tested positive for Covid.

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Prior to his appearance at the Meadow, Stack’s last competitive professional appearance came in the National League for Eastleigh during the 2018/19 season.

Stack’s return was made even more special has more than 600 spectators watched the fixture at Chesham’s ground, making the match the second-highest attended game for the club this season.

Speaking to the Non League Show on his sole appearance for Chesham, Stack said: “It was a lovely surprise and it was some day as it was an incredible game.

“At one stage, I thought the script wasn’t going to go our way because during the game I gave away a penalty which was unfortunate, but the boys dug deep to show character and win the game was special.

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“My family were there, and it was a lovely occasion.”

To listen to his full interview on the Non League show, you can click here.

During the same episode, a feature was done on Aylesbury Vale Dynamos’ successful clothes drive match, which saw thousands of kits get donated to the Kit Aid charity in Africa.

Stack also played for Leeds United, Millwall, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Barnet and Kerala Blasters in India, as well was Beveren in Belgium, Plymouth Argyle, Blackpool, Hibernian in Scotland, Barney and Eastleigh across a 21-year playing career, prior to his appearance for Chesham.