Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11     1897-98 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 2 1897-98
1 01/09/1897 Grimsby Town   H FL 2-0 4-1 6,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell 1 McAvoy Hunt Steven 1 McGeoch White 1 Monteith 1 1   League FA Cup United Lge Friendlies League FA Cup United Lge Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 04/09/1897 Newcastle United   A FL 0-3 1-4 10,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell McAvoy Hunt Steven McGeoch 1 White Monteith 2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Burnley 30 20 8 2 80 24 48
3 06/09/1897 Burnley   A FL 0-4 0-5 3,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell Anderson McAvoy Steven Haywood White Monteith 3 JW Anderson 21   1   2   -   13   -   9   -   33   1   2   -   18   -   19   1   2 Newcastle United 30 21 3 6 64 32 45
4 11/09/1897 Lincoln City   H FL 1-2 2-2 8,000 Ord McAuley Anderson Crawford Farrell 1 McAvoy 1 Brock Steven Haywood White Monteith 4 JS Brock 25   9   4   3   15   6   7   4   54   20   6   3   27   10   24   6   3 Manchester City 30 15 9 6 66 36 39
1 15/09/1897 Gravesend   A Fr 2-0 3-1 800 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell McAvoy Hunt Haywood 1 McGeoch 2 White Monteith 1 J Caldwell 19   -   2   -   14   -   5   -   93   2   4   -   18   -   68   4   4 Newton Heath 30 16 6 8 64 35 38
5 18/09/1897 Gainsborough Trinity   H FL 2-0 4-0 8,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Anderson McAvoy 1 Hunt Steven McGeoch 3 White Monteith 5 G Carver -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   5 Woolwich Arsenal 30 16 5 9 69 49 37
1 22/09/1897 Loughborough   A UL 1-1 3-1 1,500 Ord McAuley 1 Caldwell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Hunt McGeoch White 1 McAvoy 1 JM Clark 3   -   -   -   1   -   1   -   3   -   -   -   1   -   1   -   6 Small Heath 30 16 4 10 58 50 36
6 25/09/1897 Manchester City   A FL 1-2 1-4 7,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell McAvoy Brock 1 Hunt McGeoch White Haywood 6 G Crawford 19   -   4   2   10   -   4   1   122   13   16   4   21   -   171   69   7 Leicester Fosse 30 13 7 10 46 35 33
7 02/10/1897 Luton Town   A FL 1-0 2-0 5,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis 1 Brock Crawford McAvoy 1 White Haywood 7 FW Davis 23   4   3   1   12   1   4   -   119   8   12   2   20   1   89   3   8 Luton Town 30 13 4 13 68 50 30
2 04/10/1897 Kettering   H UL 1-0 4-0 1,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell 1 Davis 1 Brock 1 Crawford McAvoy White 1 Haywood 2 J Devlin 1   1   -   -   1   -   -   -   1   1   -   -   1   -   -   -   9 Gainsborough Trinity 30 12 6 12 50 54 30
8 09/10/1897 Luton Town   H FL 1-0 3-0 14,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis 1 Brock 1 Crawford Stuart 1 McAvoy Haywood 8 H Duff 1   1   -   -   -   -   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   -   2   1   10 Walsall 30 12 5 13 58 58 29
3 11/10/1897 Wellingborough   A UL 0-1 3-2 1,200 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell 1 Davis Brock 1 Crawford Stuart McAvoy Haywood 1 3 P Farrell 19   2   3   1   9 +1 3   5   -   19   2   3   1   9 +1 3   5   -   11 Blackpool 30 10 5 15 49 61 25
9 16/10/1897 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 0-0 12,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Crawford Stuart McAvoy Haywood 9 TS Hamilton -   -   -   -   -   -   3 (1) 4 * -   -   -   -   -   -   3 (1) 4 * 12 Grimsby Town 30 10 4 16 52 62 24
10 23/10/1897 Leicester Fosse   H FL 0-1 0-3 7,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Hunt McAvoy Crawford Haywood 10 D Hannah 20   12   3   -   12   4   7   3   20   12   3   -   12   4   7   3   13 Burton Swifts 30 8 5 17 38 69 21
3Q 30/10/1897 St. Albans   H FAC 5-0 9-0 3,000 Ord McAuley Anderson Crawford Farrell 1 Davis 1 Brock 1 Hunt 3 McGeoch 1 Steven 1 Haywood 1 3Q A Haywood 26   4   4   3   15   6   5   2   61   19   6   5   28   11   32   22   14 Lincoln City 30 6 5 19 43 82 17
2 01/11/1897 Reading   H Fr 1-1 3-1 3,000 Leather Shrewsbury Carver Hogben Anderson McAvoy Brock 1 Haywood Hunt Hannah 2 Monteith 2 F Hogben -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4   -   15 Darwen 30 6 2 22 31 76 14
11 06/11/1897 Walsall   A FL 1-1 2-3 3,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Hunt 1 McGeoch Hannah 1 Haywood 11 F Hunt 22   12   2   3   10   1   4   1   22   12   2   3   10   1   4   1   16 Loughborough 30 6 2 22 24 87 14
3 08/11/1897 Blackburn Rovers   H Fr 1-0 3-0 1,500 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell McAvoy 1 Brock Haywood 1 McGeoch 1 Hannah McConnell 3 J Leather -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (0) 1 * 8 (0) 21 * 2 (1) 4 * 4 (0) 13 * 4 (2) 3 *
12 13/11/1897 Walsall   H FL 2-0 4-0 2,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood McGeoch 3 Hannah White 1 12 J McAuley 23   1   4   1   7   1   4   -   23   1   4   1   7   1   4   -   UNITED LEAGUE 1897-98
4 15/11/1897 Bristol City   A Fr 1-2 2-4 2,000 Ord McAuley Anderson Crawford 1 Farrell Davis Brock Haywood McGeoch Hannah 1 Monteith 4 F McAvoy 15   3   1   -   5   -   3   1   45   8   3   2   17   1   35   21     Team P W D L F A Pts
4Q 20/11/1897 Sheppey United   H FAC 2-0 3-0 6,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford 1 Farrell Davis Brock 1 Haywood 1 McGeoch Hannah White 4Q A McConnell 17   -   1   -   11   -   6   1   17   -   1   -   11   -   6   1   1 Luton Town 16 13 2 1 49 11 28
13 27/11/1897 Blackpool   H FL 2-1 2-1 6,500 Ord McAuley McConnell Crawford Farrell Davis 1 Brock Haywood McGeoch Hannah 1 Monteith 13 CA McGeoch 9   8   3   1   7   4   8   6   9   8   3   1   7   4   8   6   2 Tottenham Hotspur 16 8 5 3 40 27 21
14 04/12/1897 Leicester Fosse   A FL 0-2 1-2 8,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Crawford Farrell McAvoy Brock Haywood McGeoch Hannah Duff 1 14 J McPhee -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3 Woolwich Arsenal 16 8 5 3 35 24 21
5Q 11/12/1897 New Brompton OG H FAC 2-0 4-2 5,500 Ord McAuley 1 Caldwell Crawford 1 Farrell McAvoy Brock Haywood 1 McGeoch Hannah White 5Q J Monteith 6   1   -   -   -   -   3   -   6   1   -   -   -   -   3   -   4 Kettering Town 16 9 1 6 28 24 19
4 13/12/1897 Rushden   H UL 0-0 3-1 1,000 Ord McConnell Caldwell Crawford Farrell Anderson Hunt Haywood McGeoch Hannah 1 White 2 4 J Murphy -   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   5 Rushden 16 7 1 8 24 26 15
15 18/12/1897 Loughborough   A FL 2-0 3-1 2,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell Davis Brock 1 Haywood Hunt Hannah 1 White 1 15 RG Ord 30 (7) 49 * 4 (2) 5 * 16 (2) 24 * 5 (2) 6 * 30 (7) 49 * 4 (2) 5 * 16 (2) 24 * 5 (2) 6 * 6 Southampton 16 6 3 7 23 28 13
5 20/12/1897 Southampton   H UL 0-1 1-1 2,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell Davis Brock 1 Haywood Hunt Hannah White 5 Powell -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   7 Millwall Athletic 16 4 4 8 27 27 12
6 25/12/1897 Tottenham Hotspur   H UL 1-1 2-3 5,000 Ord McAuley Caldwell Crawford Farrell Davis Brock 2 Haywood Devlin Hannah White 6 TP Shrewsbury 1   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   3   -   3   -   6   -   2 +1 -   8 Wellingborough 16 3 3 10 17 42 9
16 27/12/1897 Lincoln City   A FL 3-1 3-2 4,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell McAvoy Anderson Davis Brock 1 Haywood Hunt 2 Hannah White 16 A Steven 5   1   1   1   -   -   -       5   1   1   1   -   -   -   -   9 Loughborough 16 1 2 13 8 42 4
17 01/01/1898 Blackpool 2OG A FL 2-0 3-3 1,500 Ord Caldwell McConnell McAvoy Anderson Davis Hunt Haywood Devlin 1 Hannah White 17 J Stuart 2   1   -   -   1   -   -   -   2   1   -   -   1   -   -   -   Southampton 2 points deducted
18 08/01/1898 Newton Heath   H FL 1-0 5-1 8,000 Ord McAuley McConnell McAvoy Anderson 1 Davis Brock 1 Haywood Hunt 1 Hannah 1 White 1 18 W White 23   6   3   -   15   9   5   3   23   6   3   -   15   9   5   3  
7 10/01/1898 Wellingborough   H UL 1-1 3-1 1,000 Ord McConnell Caldwell Davis Anderson McAvoy Brock Haywood 1 McGeoch Hunt White 2 7 Own Goals -   2   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   2   -   -   -   14  
19 15/01/1898 Burton Swifts   A FL 2-1 2-1 2,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Haywood 1 Hunt Hannah 1 White 19
A 17/01/1898 Luton Town   H UL 0-0 0-0 5,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Haywood Hunt Hannah White A
8 22/01/1898 Millwall Athletic   A UL 1-2 2-2 8,000 Ord McConnell Caldwell Crawford McAvoy Davis Brock Haywood 1 Hunt Hannah White 1 8
1 29/01/1898 Burnley   A FAC 1-1 1-3 6,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock 1 Haywood Hunt Hannah White 1
20 05/02/1898 Manchester City   H FL 1-0 2-2 8,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Farrell Davis 1 Brock 1 Haywood Hunt Hannah McAvoy 20
5 09/02/1898 Maidstone United   A Fr 1-0 3-0   Ord Caldwell McConnell 1 Anderson Farrell Hogben Brock McGeoch 1 Hunt Hannah Duff 1 5
21 12/02/1898 Grimsby Town   A FL 2-1 4-1 3,500 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood Hunt 2(1p) Hannah 2 White 21
9 19/02/1898 Millwall Athletic   H UL 1-1 2-2 12,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood 1 Hunt Hannah White 1 9
10 21/02/1898 Luton Town   H UL 1-1 2-2 3,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Haywood Farrell Anderson Brock McGeoch 1 Hunt Hannah 1 White 10
22 26/02/1898 Newton Heath   A FL 0-3 1-5 8,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood Hunt 1 Hannah White 22
23 05/03/1898 Small Heath   H FL 3-1 4-2 8,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood Hunt Hannah 3(1p) White 1 23
24 12/03/1898 Darwen   A FL 0-0 4-1 2,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Shrewsbury Clark Davis Brock 1 McGeoch 1 Hunt 1 Hannah White 1 24
25 19/03/1898 Loughborough   H FL 1-0 4-0 5,000 Ord McAuley 1 McConnell Crawford Clark Davis Brock Haywood 1 Hunt 2 Hannah White 25
6 21/03/1898 Bristol City   H Fr 1-1 3-1 3,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Clark Davis Haywood McGeoch 1 Hunt 1 Hannah White 1 6
26 26/03/1898 Gainsborough Trinity   A FL 0-0 0-1 2,000 Ord McAuley McConnell Anderson Clark Davis Brock Haywood Hunt Hannah White 26
11 28/03/1898 Rushden   A UL 0-1 3-2 800 Ord McConnell Caldwell Shrewsbury Anderson Davis Brock 1 Haywood McGeoch 2 Hannah White 11
12 01/04/1898 Loughborough   H UL 2-1 4-1 3,000 Ord McConnell Caldwell Crawford Clark Anderson Brock Haywood 1 McGeoch 1 Hannah 2(1p) White 12
27 02/04/1898 Burnley   H FL 0-1 1-1 12,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Haywood Hunt 1 Hannah White 27
13 04/04/1898 Kettering   A UL 1-1 2-1 1,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Shrewsbury Brock Haywood 1 McGeoch Hannah White 1 13
14 08/04/1898 Tottenham Hotspur   A UL 0-0 0-0 14,500 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Haywood Hunt Hannah White 14
28 09/04/1898 Darwen   H FL 0-0 3-1 5,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock 2 Haywood 1 Hunt Hannah White 28
29 11/04/1898 Burton Swifts   H FL 0-0 3-0 6,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Farrell Anderson Davis Brock Haywood 1 Hunt Hannah 2 White 29
15 13/04/1898 Southampton   A UL 0-1 0-3 3,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Anderson Farrell Davis Brock Haywood Hunt Hannah White 15
16 16/04/1898 Luton Town   A UL 1-1 1-2 3,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Farrell Anderson Davis Brock Haywood Hunt 1 Hannah White 16
30 23/04/1898 Small Heath   A FL 0-0 1-2 3,000 Ord Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Haywood Hunt 1 Hannah White 30
7 26/04/1898 Thames Ironworks   A Fr 1-0 2-2   Hamilton Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Farrell Brock 1p Murphy McGeoch 1 Hannah White 7
8 28/04/1898 Tottenham Hotspur   H Fr 2-0 5-0   Hamilton Caldwell McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock 2 Murphy 1 McGeoch Hannah White 2 8
9 30/04/1898 Millwall Athletic   A Fr 0-2 0-2 5,000 Hamilton McPhee McConnell Crawford Anderson Davis Brock Murphy McGeoch Powell White 9
22/09/1897 abandoned after 82 mins with the score 2-1. The remaining 8 mins were played on 18/12/1897. Farrell played in place of McAvoy and scored to make the final score 3-1. 17/01/1898 abandoned during second half due to fog.
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