Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Pos Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11     1903-04 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 2 1903-04
1 01/09/1903 Tottenham Hotspur   A LLPD 0-0 1-0   7,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Theobald McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing Bellamy Linward 1   League FA Cup LLPD SPCC Friendlies League FA Cup SDC United Lge LLPD SPCC Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
1 05/09/1903 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 3-0 1 10,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing 2 Pratt Linward 1 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Preston North End 34 20 10 4 62 24 50
2 07/09/1903 Fulham   H LLPD 1-0 2-0   3,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Pratt McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Bellamy 1 Linward 1 2 E Anderson 2   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   1   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   1   -   2 Woolwich Arsenal 34 21 7 6 91 22 49
2 12/09/1903 Gainsborough Trinity   A FL 1-0 2-0 2 3,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 2 Gooing Shanks Linward 2 J Ashcroft 34 (20) 22 * 5 (2) 4 * 8 (2) 8 * 3 (1) 3 * 1 (0) 2 * 134 (60) 111 * 14 (6) 12 * -   -   -   -   25 (7) 30 * 3 (1) 3 * 20 (0) 26 * 3 Manchester United 34 20 8 6 65 33 48
3 14/09/1903 West Ham United   H LLPD 3-0 4-1   2,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Pratt McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Crowe 1 Shanks 2 Linward 1 3 W Bannister 2   -   3   -   7   -   3   -   1   -   18   -   4   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   3   -   2   -   4 Bristol City 34 18 6 10 73 41 42
3 19/09/1903 Burton United   H FL 2-0 8-0 1 12,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 3 Coleman 2 Gooing 1 Shanks 1 Linward 1 3 JF Bellamy -   -   -   -   4   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4   1   -   -   -   -   5 Burnley 34 15 9 10 50 55 39
4 26/09/1903 Bristol City   A FL 2-0 4-0 1 14,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing 2 Shanks Linward 1 4 W Bradshaw 3   1   -   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   4   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   7   2   -   -   1   -   6 Grimsby Town 34 14 8 12 50 49 36
5 03/10/1903 Manchester United   H FL 2-0 4-0 1 20,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman 1 Gooing Shanks 1 Busby 1 5 T Briercliffe 27   10   5   1   7   2   -   -   1   -   94   29   9   1   -   -   -   -   25   5   -   -   4   1   7 Bolton Wanderers 34 12 10 12 59 41 34
6 10/10/1903 Glossop   A FL 1-0 3-1 1 1,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing 2 Shanks Linward 6 W Busby 5   2   1   -   3   1   2   -   -   -   5   2   1   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   2   -   -   -   8 Barnsley 34 11 10 13 38 57 32
1 12/10/1903 West Ham United   H SPCC 1-0 1-0 - 3,000 Ashcroft Cross Thorpe Dick Bannister Ransom Tomlinson Coleman Pratt 1 Shanks Busby 1 JG Coleman 28   23   5   -   6   2   2   -   1   -   58   40   8   2   -   -   -   -   11   5   2   -   4   2   9 Gainsborough Trinity 34 14 3 17 53 60 31
1 17/10/1903 Luton Town   H Fr 1-1 2-2 - 6,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands Ransom Briercliffe Coleman Gooing 1 Shanks Linward 1 1 FG Coles 1   -   -   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   78   2   8   -   -   -   -   -   22   -   -   -   19   1   10 Bradford City 34 12 7 15 45 59 31
7 24/10/1903 Burslem Port Vale   A FL 3-1 3-2 2 3,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman Gooing 1 Shanks 1 Busby 7 AG Cross 25   -   5   -   4   -   3   -   1   -   57   -   8   -   -   -   -   -   9   -   3   -   4   -   11 Chesterfield 34 11 8 15 37 45 30
8 26/10/1903 Leicester Fosse   H FL 5-0 8-0 1 5,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Pratt 2 Gooing 1 Shanks 3 Busby 1 8 A Crowe -   -   -   -   4   2   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4   2   -   -   1   -   12 Lincoln City 34 11 8 15 41 58 30
9 31/10/1903 Barnsley   A FL 0-1 1-2 2 6,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman Gooing Shanks Busby 9 J Dick 33   1   5   1   7   -   2   -   2   -   183   12   20   1   15   -   19   1   17   -   2   -   34   2   13 Burslem Port Vale 34 10 9 15 54 52 29
10 07/11/1903 Lincoln City   H FL 1-0 4-0 1 16,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing Shanks 3 Linward 10 FC Dwight -   -   -   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   14 Burton United 34 11 7 16 45 61 29
4 14/11/1903 Tottenham Hotspur   H LLPD 0-1 1-1   16,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 4 JH Eggett -   -   -   -   4 (0) 11 * -   -   1 (1) 0 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4 (0) 11 * -   -   1 (1) 0 * 15 Blackpool 34 11 5 18 40 67 27
11 21/11/1903 Chesterfield Town   H FL 3-0 6-0 2 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman 1 Gooing 1 Shanks 2(1p) Linward 1 11 TT Fitchie -   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   -   -   4   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   -   -   16 Stockport County 34 8 11 15 40 72 27
5 23/11/1903 Brentford   A LLPD 1-1 1-1   4,000 Ashcroft Cross Dwight Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Pratt Shanks Linward 5 WH Gooing 34   19   5   -   4   -   1   1   1   1   83   44   11   3   -   -   -   -   12   3   1   1   5   4   17 Glossop North End 34 10 6 18 57 64 26
12 28/11/1903 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 1-2 2 6,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing 1 Shanks Linward 12 J Jackson 33   -   5   -   5   -   1   -   1   -   154   -   19   1   12   -   -   -   16   -   1   -   24   -   18 Leicester Fosse 34 6 10 18 42 82 22
2 30/11/1903 The Army   H Fr 1-0 4-0 - 2,000 Eggett Thorpe Cross Dick Bannister McEachrane Tomlinson 2 Watson 1 Crowe Pratt 1 Anderson 2 WH Linward 27   5   3   -   5   2   -   -   1   1   41   10   3   -   -   -   -   -   9   2   -   -   4   1  
A1 05/12/1903 Burnley   H FL 1-0 1-0 2 7,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 1 A1 RJ McEachrane 33   -   5   -   8   -   2   -   1   -   61   -   6   -   -   -   -   -   14   -   2   -   5   -   LONDON LEAGUE (PREMIER DIVISION) 1903-04
6 07/12/1903 Millwall   H LLPD 1-1 1-3   2,000 Eggett Coles Cross Bellamy Bannister Ransom Tomlinson Watson Crowe Pratt 1 E.Anderson 6 D Neave -   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   -   -     Team P W D L F A Pts
Sp 12/12/1903 Bristol Rovers   A FAC 0-1 1-1 - 14,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick 1 Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Pratt Busby Sp TP Pratt 8   2   2   -   7   7   2   3   1   1   8   2   2   -   -   -   -   -   7   7   2   3   1   1   1 Millwall 12 11 1 0 38 8 23
Sp 16/12/1903 Bristol Rovers OG H FAC 1-1 1-1 - 12,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Pratt Shanks Sp F Ransom 1   -   -   -   4   -   1   -   1   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   7   -   1   -   3   -   2 Tottenham Hotspur 12 7 1 4 23 14 15
13 19/12/1903 Grimsby Town   H FL 3-0 5-1 2 14,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing Shanks 4(1p) Linward 13 PR Sands 32   3   2   -   1   -   -   -   1   -   32   3   2   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   1   -   3 Woolwich Arsenal 12 6 2 4 24 19 14
Sp  21/12/1903 Bristol Rovers   N FAC 1-0 1-0 - 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward Sp T Shanks 30   24   4   1   7   6   2   -   1   -   44   28   4   1   -   -   -   -   10   7   2   -   4   1   4 Queen's Park Rangers 12 5 2 5 18 23 12
14 25/12/1903 Bradford City   H FL 1-1 4-1 2 18,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands 1 McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 2 Gooing Shanks 1 Linward 14 WS Theobald -   -   -   -   2   -   1   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   1   -   1   -   5 Fulham 12 3 1 8 10 29 7
15 26/12/1903 Leicester Fosse   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 14,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands Ransom Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 15 HC Thorpe 10   -   -   -   8   -   2   -   2   -   10   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   2   -   2   -   6 Brentford 12 2 3 7 16 19 7
16 01/01/1904 Stockport County   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 4,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Anderson 16 I Tomlinson -   -   -   -   2   -   2   1   1   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   2   1   1   2   7 West Ham United 12 2 2 8 14 32 6
17 02/01/1904 Blackpool   A FL 0-1 2-2 2 4,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands 1 McEachrane Briercliffe Pratt Gooing Shanks 1p Anderson 17 R Watson 6   1   -   -   7   1   2   -   1   1   6   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   7   1   2   -   1   1  
18 09/01/1904 Gainsborough Trinity   H FL 3-0 6-0 2 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands 1 McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Coleman 1 Gooing 2 Shanks 1p Linward 18 Own Goals -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   3   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   14  
7 11/01/1904 Queen's Park Rangers   H LLPD 1-1 6-2 2 3,000 Ashcroft Dwight Thorpe Coles Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Pratt 2 Watson Shanks 2 Busby 1 7
19 16/01/1904 Burton United   A FL 1-2 1-3 2 2,000 Ashcroft Cross Thorpe Coles Sands McEachrane Briercliffe 1 Pratt Gooing Shanks Busby 19
SF 18/01/1904 Reading   A SPCC 2-1 3-1 - 4,000 Ashcroft Cross Thorpe Theobald Bannister McEachrane Tomlinson 1 Watson Pratt 2 Fitchie Busby SF
20 30/01/1904 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-1 2 40,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 20
1 06/02/1904 Fulham   H FAC 1-0 1-0 - 15,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks 1 Linward 1
8 08/02/1904 Brentford   H LLPD 2-0 3-2   2,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Dwight Dick Bannister McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Pratt 2 Watson 1 Shanks 8
A2 13/02/1904 Bradford City   A FL 0-1 0-1 2 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Watson Linward A2
2 20/02/1904 Manchester City   H FAC 0-1 0-2 - 30,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 2
9 22/02/1904 West Ham United   A LLPD 2-2 4-2 1 2,000 Eggett Thorpe Dwight Coles Bannister Ransom W.Bradshaw Watson Pratt 2 Fitchie Shanks 2 9
21 27/02/1904 Barnsley   H FL 2-0 3-0 3 12,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 1 Gooing 1 Shanks 1 Linward 21
22 29/02/1904 Burnley   H FL 3-0 4-0 2 4,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Pratt Gooing 1 Shanks 3 Linward 22
23 05/03/1904 Lincoln City   A FL 1-0 2-0 2 5,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick 1 Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Pratt Gooing Shanks 1 Linward 23
10 07/03/1904 Millwall   A LLPD 0-2 0-3 2 1,500 Eggett Thorpe Coles Bellamy Bannister Ransom W.Bradshaw Watson Crowe Fitchie Busby 10
24 12/03/1904 Stockport County   H FL 3-1 5-2 2 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 2 Gooing 1 Shanks Linward 2 24
25 14/03/1904 Bristol City   H FL 2-0 2-0 2 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman 2 Gooing Shanks Linward 25
26 19/03/1904 Chesterfield Town   A FL 0-0 0-1 2 9,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 26
11 21/03/1904 Queen's Park Rangers   A LLPD 1-1 1-3   1,000 Eggett Thorpe Dwight Coles Bannister Ransom W.Bradshaw Watson Crowe 1 Busby Neave 11
27 26/03/1904 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 2-0 3-0 2 18,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Watson Coleman 1 Gooing 2 Shanks Linward 27
28 01/04/1904 Preston North End   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 12,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Briercliffe Pratt Gooing Shanks Linward 28
29 02/04/1904 Burnley   A FL 0-0 0-1 2 5,000 Ashcroft Thorpe Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Watson Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 29
30 04/04/1904 Glossop   H FL 1-1 2-1 2 17,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Watson Coleman 1 Gooing Shanks 1p Linward 30
31 09/04/1904 Preston North End   H FL 0-0 0-0 2 28,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane Watson Coleman Gooing Shanks Linward 31
32 16/04/1904 Grimsby Town   A FL 1-0 2-2 2 6,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane W.Bradshaw Coleman 1 Gooing 1 Pratt Linward 32
33 19/04/1904 Bradford City   A FL 1-0 3-0 1 12,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane W.Bradshaw 1 Coleman 1 Gooing Watson 1 Linward 33
34 25/04/1904 Burslem Port Vale   H FL 0-0 0-0 2 20,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Sands McEachrane W.Bradshaw Coleman Gooing Watson Linward 34
F 28/04/1904 Millwall Athletic   A SPCC 1-0 1-2 - 10,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Bannister Mceachrane Watson Coleman Gooing 1 Shanks Neave F
12 30/04/1904 Fulham   A LLPD 0-0 0-1 3 8,000 Ashcroft Cross Jackson Dick Theobald McEachrane Tomlinson Watson Gooing Shanks Neave 12
05/12/1903 abandoned after 63 minutes due to fog. 15/12/1903 may have been played on 16/12/1903, after extra time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 21/12/1903 played at White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur.
13/02/1904 abandoned after 45 minutes due to rain.
Home ground - Manor Ground
Manager - Harry Bradshaw
Directors - George Leavey (President), Jack Humble (Chairman), James Hodgin, William Perks, Arthur Kennedy, Robert Clark, George Blackler, Charles Hithersay, Edward Mercer, John Parrett, Harry Bradshaw (Secretary),
Rainnie Dow (Financial secretary).
Captain - Jimmy Jackson
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