Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Pos Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11     1927-28 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1927-28
1 27/08/1927 Bury   A FL 1-2 1-5 18 17,614 Lewis Parker Kennedy Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain 1 Blyth Peel 1   League FA Cup LFACC Friendlies League FA Cup LFACC Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 31/08/1927 Burnley   H FL 1-0 4-1 12 19,910 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan 1 Brain 2 Blyth 1 Hoar 2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Everton 42 20 13 9 102 66 53
3 03/09/1927 Sheffield United   H FL 3-0 6-1 5 30,910 Lewis Parker 1 Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan 2 Brain 1 Blyth 1 Hoar 3 A Baker 37   2   4   -   1   -   2   -   259   23   29   1   15   2   27   10   2 Huddersfield Town 42 22 7 13 91 68 51
4 05/09/1927 Burnley   A FL 2-0 2-1 2 14,668 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Blyth 1 Brain 1 Lambert Hoar 4 JC Barley 2   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   5   1   1   -   1   -   1   -   3 Leicester City 42 18 12 12 96 72 48
5 10/09/1927 Aston Villa   A FL 2-1 2-2 3 42,136 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain Blyth 2 Hoar 5 WN Blyth 39   7   5   2   -   -   5   -   293   44   28   6   16   1   27   7   4 Derby County 42 17 10 15 96 83 44
6 17/09/1927 Sunderland   H FL 1-1 2-1 2 45,501 Lewis Parker Cope Baker 1 Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain 1 Blyth Hoar 6 J Brain 39   25   5   4   1   -   5   3   145   102   21   12   7   7   12   9   5 Bury 42 20 4 18 80 80 44
1 21/09/1927 Corinthians   A Fr 0-1 0-4 - 4,500 Moody Parker Cope Seddon Clark John Haden Tricker Brain Lambert Lee 1 CM Buchan 30   16   5   1   1   -   -   -   102   49   18   7   1   -   7   5   6 Cardiff City 42 17 10 15 70 80 44
7 24/09/1927 Derby County   A FL 0-2 0-4 6 16,539 Moody Parker Kennedy Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain Blyth Hoar 7 JD Butler 38   -   5   -   1   -   3   -   243   7   28   1   15   2   22   1   7 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 11 15 81 66 43
8 01/10/1927 West Ham United   H FL 0-1 2-2 6 34,931 Moody Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain 2 Blyth Hoar 8 AW Clark 1   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   1   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   8 Aston Villa 42 17 9 16 78 73 43
9 08/10/1927 Portsmouth   A FL 2-0 3-2 6 27,261 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan Brain 1 Blyth 1 Hoar 9 HW Cope 24   -   5   -   -   -   1   -   35   -   10   -   -   -   1   -   9 Newcastle United 42 15 13 14 79 81 43
10 15/10/1927 Leicester City   H FL 1-0 2-2 6 36,640 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain 1 Blyth Hoar 1 10 S Haden -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   88   10   5   1   8   2   14   5   10 Arsenal 42 13 15 14 82 86 41
1 17/10/1927 Clapton Orient   A LFACC 1-0 1-2 -   Lewis Roberts Parker 1p Baker Butler Barley Hoar Buchan Brain Lambert Peel 1 EA Hapgood 3   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   4   -   11 Birmingham 42 13 15 14 70 75 41
11 22/10/1927 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-0 1-1 6 12,698 Lewis Parker Cope Seddon Butler Blyth Hoar Buchan 1 Brain Lambert Peel 11 SW Hoar 38   9   5   2   1   -   2   1   94   15   16   2   4   -   7   1   12 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 9 17 66 78 41
12 29/10/1927 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 1-2 6 35,787 Lewis Parker Cope Seddon Butler John Hulme Buchan 1 Brain Blyth Hoar 12 JHA Hulme 36   8   5   4   -   -   6   4   88   18   12   6   1   -   7   4   13 Sheffield United 42 15 10 17 79 86 40
13 05/11/1927 Blackburn Rovers   A FL 0-2 1-4 8 9,656 Lewis Parker 1p Cope Clark Seddon John Hulme Blyth Buchan Tricker Hoar 13 RF John 39   1   5   -   -   -   6   1   187   5   23   -   7   -   24   2   14 The Wednesday 42 13 13 16 81 78 39
14 12/11/1927 Middlesbrough   H FL 0-0 3-1 5 25,921 Lewis Parker Cope Roberts Butler John Hulme 1 Tricker Buchan 2 Brain Hoar 14 C Jones -   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   3   1   15 Sunderland 42 15 9 18 74 76 39
15 19/11/1927 Birmingham   A FL 1-0 1-1 6 10,030 Lewis Parker Hapgood Baker Butler John Hulme Tricker Brain Blyth Hoar 1 15 AL Kennedy 2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   122   -   7   -   3   -   8   -   16 Liverpool 42 13 13 16 84 87 39
16 03/12/1927 Huddersfield Town   A FL 1-0 1-2 11 15,140 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Tricker Buchan Brain 1 Hoar 16 J Lambert 16   3   1   1   1   -   4   4   32   4   1   1   2   -   4   4   17 West Ham United 42 14 11 17 81 88 39
17 10/12/1927 Newcastle United   H FL 2-1 4-1 10 42,630 Lewis Parker 1 Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan Brain 1 Blyth Hoar 1 17 JW Lee -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   7   -   -   -   -   -   5   1   18 Manchester United 42 16 7 19 72 80 39
18 17/12/1927 Manchester United OG A FL 1-1 1-4 10 18,120 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Tricker Brain Blyth Hoar 18 D Lewis 33 (3) 61 * 5 (1) 6 * 1 (0) 2 * 6 (1) 9 * 80 (12) 149 * 14 (3) 16 * 2 (1) 2 * 14 (2) 23 * 19 Burnley 42 16 7 19 82 98 39
19 24/12/1927 Everton   H FL 2-0 3-2 9 27,995 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan 1 Brain Blyth 1 Hoar 19 J Moody 4 (0) 13 * -   -   -   -   1 (0) 4 * 6 (1) 16 * -   -   -   -   1 (0) 4 * 20 Portsmouth 42 16 7 19 66 90 39
20 27/12/1927 Liverpool   A FL 1-0 2-0 7 41,024 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hoar 1 Lambert Brain 1 Blyth Peel 20 TR Parker 42   4   5   -   1   1   6   -   91   11   12   -   2   1   16   2   21 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 8 19 74 86 38
21 31/12/1927 Bury   H FL 2-1 3-1 4 20,742 Lewis Parker 1p Cope Baker Butler John 1 Hoar Lambert 1 Brain Blyth Peel 21 R Parkin -   -   -   -   -   -   2   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   1   22 Middlesbrough 42 11 15 16 81 88 37
22 02/01/1928 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-1 1-1 5 13,518 Moody Parker Hapgood Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain Blyth Hoar 1 22 W Paterson 5 (0) 12 * -   -   -   -   -   -   5 (0) 12 * -   -   -   -   -   -  
23 07/01/1928 Sheffield United   A FL 2-4 4-6 6 18,158 Moody Parker Hapgood Baker Roberts John Hulme Lambert Brain 2 Barley Hoar 2 23 HB Peel 13   -   -   -   1   -   4   1   22   -   -   -   1   -   4   1  
3 14/01/1928 West Bromwich Albion   H FAC 1-0 2-0 - 43,322 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan Brain 1 Blyth Hoar 3 H Roberts 3   -   -   -   1   -   3   -   5   -   -   -   1   -   3   -  
24 21/01/1928 Aston Villa   H FL 0-0 0-3 8 32,505 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Blyth Brain Barley Hoar 24 WC Seddon 4   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   22   -   -   -   -   -   6   1  
4 28/01/1928 Everton   H FAC 2-1 4-3 - 44,328 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme 2 Buchan 1 Brain 1 Blyth Hoar 4 J Shaw 6   3   -   -   -   -   4   1   11   4   -   -   -   -   5   2  
25 04/02/1928 Derby County   H FL 0-1 3-4 11 21,405 Paterson Parker Cope Baker Butler Seddon Hulme Buchan Brain 3 Blyth Hoar 25 L Thompson 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
26 11/02/1928 West Ham United   A FL 1-0 2-2 12 28,086 Lewis Parker Cope Blyth Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain 2 Lambert Hoar 26 RW Tricker 7   2   -   -   -   -   1   -   11   5   -   -   -   -   1   -  
5 18/02/1928 Aston Villa   H FAC 2-0 4-1 - 58,505 Lewis Parker Cope Blyth Butler John Hulme 1 Buchan Brain 2 Lambert 1 Hoar 5 Own Goals -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   17   -   4   -   -   -   18  
27 25/02/1928 Leicester City   A FL 1-3 2-3 15 25,835 Lewis Parker Cope Blyth Baker John Hulme Buchan 1 Brain Lambert Hoar 1 27
6 03/03/1928 Stoke City   H FAC 1-0 4-1 - 41,974 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain Blyth 2 Hoar 2 6
28 07/03/1928 Liverpool   H FL 4-1 6-3 14 14,037 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme 1 Buchan 1 Brain 3 Lambert 1 Peel 28
29 10/03/1928 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 1-1 11 15,546 Paterson Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hoar Buchan 1 Brain Lambert Peel 29
30 14/03/1928 Sunderland   A FL 0-3 1-5 14 9,478 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Buchan Hoar Lambert 1 Peel 30
31 17/03/1928 Blackburn Rovers   H FL 1-2 3-2 11 33,446 Paterson Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Buchan 2 Brain Lambert Hoar 1 31
SF 24/03/1928 Blackburn Rovers   N FAC 0-0 0-1 - 25,633 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler John Hulme Buchan Brain Blyth Hoar SF
32 28/03/1928 Portsmouth   H FL 0-1 0-2 16 15,416 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler Blyth Hoar Lambert Buchan Thompson Peel 32
33 31/03/1928 Birmingham   H FL 1-1 2-2 17 13,990 Lewis Parker Cope Baker Butler Blyth Hoar Buchan 2 Brain Lambert John 33
34 06/04/1928 Cardiff City   H FL 0-0 3-0 9 36,828 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme 1 Buchan 1 Brain 1 Lambert Hoar 34
35 07/04/1928 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-1 0-2 14 39,193 Lewis Parker John Baker Roberts Blyth Hulme Shaw Brain Lambert Hoar 35
36 09/04/1928 Cardiff City   A FL 2-2 2-2 11 17,699 Paterson Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Buchan Brain Tricker 2 Hoar 36
37 14/04/1928 Huddersfield Town   H FL 0-0 0-0 14 38,707 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Buchan Brain Tricker Hoar 37
38 18/04/1928 Middlesbrough   A FL 1-1 2-2 10 16,731 Lewis Parker John Baker 1 Butler Blyth Hulme 1 Shaw Brain Peel Hoar 38
39 21/04/1928 Newcastle United   A FL 1-1 1-1 9 22,819 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Shaw 1 Brain Peel Hoar 39
40 28/04/1928 Manchester United   H FL 0-1 0-1 12 22,452 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Shaw Brain Peel Hoar 40
41 02/05/1928 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 0-0 1-1 11 15,818 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Shaw Brain 1 Lambert Peel 41
42 05/05/1928 Everton OG A FL 2-2 3-3 10 48,715 Paterson Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Buchan Shaw 2 Brain Peel 42
2 17/05/1928 Danish FA XI   A Fr   3-2 - 12,000 Lewis Parker John Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Shaw 1 Brain Peel 1 Hoar 1 2
3 20/05/1928 Danish FA XI   A Fr   1-0 - 11,000 Lewis Parker Hapgood Clark Roberts John Hulme 1 Blyth Shaw Peel Jones 3
4 22/05/1928 Danish International XI   A Fr   5-3 - 8,000 Lewis Parker Hapgood Baker Butler Blyth Hulme 1 Parkin Brain 1 Lambert 3 Jones 4
5 25/05/1928 IF Helsingborg   A Fr   3-2 - 6,990 Lewis Parker John Clark 1 Roberts Seddon Hulme 2 Shaw Lambert Peel Hoar 5
6 28/05/1928 IFK Gothenburg   A Fr   3-1 - 10,142 Lewis Parker Hapgood Baker Butler Blyth Hulme Parkin 1 Brain 2 Peel John 6
7 30/05/1928 Staevnet Combined XI   A Fr   3-1 - 20,000 Lewis Baker Hapgood Blyth Roberts John 1 Hulme Shaw Brain Lambert 1 Jones 1 7
24/03/1928 played at Filbert Street, Leicester City.
Home ground - Highbury
Manager - Herbert Chapman
Directors - Samuel Hill-Wood (Chairman), Jack Humble (until 29/08/1927), George Peachey (until 29/08/1927), John Edwards, George Allison (from June / August 1927), Herbert Reed (May 1928 onwards), Herbert Chapman (Secretary),
John Peters (Assistant secretary).
Captain - Charlie Buchan
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