Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Pos. Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sub 1 Sub 2     1938-39 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1938-39
1 20/08/1938 Tottenham Hotspur   H Fr 0-1 0-2 - 41,997 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Griffiths L.Jones Drake B.Jones Bastin     1   League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies League FA Cup LFACC Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
1 27/08/1938 Portsmouth OG H FL 1-0 2-0 1 54,940 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen L.Jones Drake B.Jones 1 Bastin     1 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Everton 42 27 5 10 88 52 59
2 29/08/1938 Glasgow Rangers   A Fr 0-1 0-1 - 35,000 Swindin Male L.Compton L.Jones Joy Collett B.Jones Bremner Carr Drury Cumner     2 CS Bastin 23   3   1   1   -   -   2   -   344   150   41   26   -   -   4   2   31 +1 18   2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 22 11 9 88 39 55
2 03/09/1938 Huddersfield Town   A FL 0-1 1-1 8 26,126 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen L.Jones Drake B.Jones 1 Bastin     2 GH Bremner 13   3   -   -   -   -   4   1   15   4   -   -   -   -   -   -   6   3   3 Charlton Athletic 42 22 6 14 75 59 50
3 08/09/1938 Brentford   A FL 0-0 0-1 13 38,535 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen L.Jones Drake B.Jones Bastin     3 EM Carr 1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   12   7   -   -   -   -   -   -   3   -   4 Middlesbrough 42 20 9 13 93 74 49
4 10/09/1938 Everton   H FL 0-2 1-2 18 64,555 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson L.Jones Carr B.Jones 1 Bastin     4 S Cartwright 3   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   16   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   5 +1 -   5 Arsenal 42 19 9 14 55 41 47
5 14/09/1938 Derby County   H FL 0-1 1-2 19 25,756 Swindin Male Hapgood L.Jones Joy Copping Nelson Bremner Drake 1 B.Jones Bastin     5 E Collett 9   -   -   -   -   -   6 +1 -   14   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   9 +2 -   6 Derby County 42 19 8 15 66 55 46
6 17/09/1938 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 1-0 1-0 16 45,364 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson Bremner Drake B.Jones Cumner 1     6 DCS Compton 1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   22   5   -   -   -   -   1   -   4   1   7 Stoke City 42 17 12 13 71 68 46
3 21/09/1938 Swiss Wanderers   H Fr 2-1 3-2 - 16,000 Swindin Male L.Compton Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen 1 Bremner Drake 2 B.Jones D.Compton     3 LH Compton 18   2   -   -   1   -   9   1   67   5   2   -   -   -   2   -   23 +1 1   8 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 15 12 67 58 45
7 24/09/1938 Aston Villa   H FL 0-0 0-0 15 66,456 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen Bremner Drake B.Jones Cumner     7 W Copping 26   -   1   -   1   -   2   -   166   -   19   -   -   -   4   -   14   -   9 Preston North End 42 16 12 14 63 59 44
  26/09/1938 Preston North End   H CS 2-0 2-1 - 7,233 Swindin Male L.Compton Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen L.Jones Drake 2 B.Jones Cumner       WJ Crayston 34   3   1   -   1   -   7   3   168   16   16   1   -   -   3   -   20   4   10 Grimsby Town 42 16 11 15 61 69 43
8 01/10/1938 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 0-0 14 51,042 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson L.Jones Drake B.Jones Cumner     8 RH Cumner 12   2   -   -   1   -   2   -   12   2   -   -   -   -   1   -   2   -   11 Liverpool 42 14 14 14 62 63 42
9 08/10/1938 Grimsby Town   H FL 1-0 2-0 8 39,174 Swindin Male Hapgood L.Jones Joy Copping Kirchen 1 Bremner 1 Drake B.Jones Cumner     9 GF Curtis 2   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3   -   12 Aston Villa 42 16 9 17 71 60 41
10 15/10/1938 Chelsea   A FL 1-1 2-4 15 65,443 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen 1 Bastin Drake B.Jones Cumner 1     10 EJ Drake 38   14   1   -   1   2   8   6   168   124   14   12   -   -   2   3   13   11   13 Leeds United 42 16 9 17 59 67 41
11 22/10/1938 Preston North End OG H FL 1-0 1-0 10 40,296 Swindin Male L.Compton Crayston Joy Collett Walsh Bremner Drake Drury Bastin     11 GB Drury 23   3   1   -   -   -   9   9   34   3   1   -   -   -   -   -   12   10   14 Manchester United 42 11 16 15 57 65 38
12 29/10/1938 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 1-0 1-1 10 46,611 Swindin Male Hapgood L.Jones Joy Collett Walsh B.Jones 1 Drake Drury Bastin     12 AM Farr 2   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   15 Blackpool 42 12 14 16 56 68 38
13 05/11/1938 Leeds United   H FL 2-1 2-3 12 39,092 Swindin Male L.Compton L.Jones Joy Copping Walsh B.Jones Drake 1 Drury Bastin 1     13 AG Fields 3   -   -   -   -   -   6   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   16 Sunderland 42 13 12 17 54 67 38
14 12/11/1938 Liverpool   A FL 2-1 2-2 13 42,540 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen 1 B.Jones Drake 1 Bastin Cumner     14 WM Griffiths -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   9   5   -   -   -   -   -   -   4   -   17 Portsmouth 42 12 13 17 47 70 37
15 19/11/1938 Leicester City   H FL 0-0 0-0 13 36,407 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen B.Jones Drake Bastin Cumner     15 EA Hapgood 38   -   1   -   -   -   2   -   393   2   41   -   1   -   6   -   44   -   18 Brentford 42 14 8 20 53 74 36
16 26/11/1938 Middlesbrough   A FL 1-0 1-1 13 29,147 Swindin L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen L.Jones Drake Drury 1 Cumner     16 B Jones 30   4   1   -   1   -   9   -   30   4   1   -   -   -   1   -   9   -   19 Huddersfield Town 42 12 11 19 58 64 35
4 27/11/1938 Racing Club de Paris (France)   A Fr 1-1 1-1 - 30,000 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Kirchen Drury 1 Drake Curtis Bastin Lewis Collett 4 LJ Jones 18   -   -   -   1   -   7   -   46   3   3   -   -   -   1   -   11   -   20 Chelsea 42 12 9 21 64 80 33
17 03/12/1938 Birmingham   H FL 1-1 3-1 10 33,710 Swindin L.Compton Hapgood Crayston 1 Joy Copping Nelson 1 L.Jones Drake 1 Drury Bastin     17 B Joy 39   -   1   -   1   -   4   -   73   -   4   -   -   -   3   -   8   -   21 Birmingham 42 12 8 22 62 84 32
18 10/12/1938 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-1 10 42,008 Swindin L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson B.Jones Drake Drury Cumner     18 AJ Kirchen 27   9   -   -   1   -   7   5   92   38   7   6   -   -   2   1   12   6   22 Leicester City 42 9 11 22 48 82 29
19 17/12/1938 Stoke City   H FL 1-1 4-1 9 30,006 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson L.Jones Lewis 2 Drury 1 Bastin 1     19 R Lewis 15   7   1   -   -   -   6 +1 9   19   9   1   -   -   -   -   -   10 +1 14  
20 24/12/1938 Portsmouth   A FL 0-0 0-0 9 21,344 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Nelson L.Jones Lewis Drury Bastin     20 CG Male 28   -   1   -   1   -   6   -   262   -   25   -   -   -   4   -   26   1  
21 27/12/1938 Charlton Athletic   A FL 0-1 0-1 11 51,479 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Drake L.Jones Lewis B.Jones Bastin     21 WG Marks 2 (1) 1 * -   -   -   -   8 (4) 5 * 2 (1) 1 * -   -   -   -   -   -   8 (4) 5 *
22 31/12/1938 Huddersfield Town   H FL 1-0 1-0 9 34,146 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Drake 1 Bremner Lewis Drury Bastin     22 D Nelson 9   1   -   -   -   -   6   5   17   4   -   -   -   -   -   -   14   7  
3 07/01/1939 Chelsea   A FAC 1-1 1-2 - 58,095 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Drake B.Jones Lewis Drury Bastin 1     3 D Pryde 4   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   4   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -  
23 14/01/1939 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-2 14 47,178 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Drake Drury Lewis B.Jones Bastin     23 SJ Pugh 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
24 21/01/1939 Charlton Athletic   H FL 2-0 2-0 9 39,702 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston 1 Joy Copping Drake Drury Lewis 1 B.Jones Kirchen     24 L Scott -   -   -   -   -   -   4   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   6   -  
25 28/01/1939 Aston Villa   A FL 1-0 3-1 10 57,453 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Copping Drake Drury Lewis 2 B.Jones Kirchen 1     25 NW Sidey -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   40   -   3   -   -   -   2   -   17   1  
26 01/02/1939 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 0-0 0-0 8 33,103 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Drake Drury Lewis B.Jones Kirchen     26 GH Swindin 21 (7) 22 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * 4 (0) 6 * 57 (19) 59 * 1 (0) 1 * -   -   2 (0) 3 * 9 (1) 11 *
27 04/02/1939 Sunderland   H FL 1-0 2-0 7 45,875 Wilson Male Hapgood Pryde Joy Collett Kirchen Bremner Lewis 1 Drury Bastin 1     27 W Walsh 3   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
28 18/02/1939 Chelsea   H FL 1-0 1-0 7 54,510 Wilson Male Hapgood Pryde Joy Copping Drake Bremner 1 Lewis Drury Kirchen     28 AA Wilson 19 (8) 18 * 1 (0) 2 * -   -   -   -   82 (23) 91 * 7 (4) 6 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * 3 (1) 2 *
29 21/02/1939 Grimsby Town   A FL 1-1 1-2 7 10,845 Wilson Male Hapgood Pryde Joy Copping Drake Bremner Lewis Drury Kirchen 1     29 AE Young -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -  
30 25/02/1939 Preston North End   A FL 0-1 1-2 9 29,678 Wilson Male Hapgood Pryde Joy Copping Drake Bastin Lewis 1 B.Jones Kirchen     30 Own Goals -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   33   -   8   -   -   -   -   -   20  
31 04/03/1939 Bolton Wanderers OG H FL 1-1 3-1 7 29,814 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen Drury Drake 2 B.Jones Cumner     31
32 11/03/1939 Leeds United   A FL 1-1 2-4 9 22,160 Wilson L.Compton 1p Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen Drury Drake 1 B.Jones Cumner     32
33 18/03/1939 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 2-0 7 31,495 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen 1 Drury Drake 1 B.Jones Bastin     33
34 25/03/1939 Leicester City   A FL 1-0 2-0 6 22,565 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen 1 Bremner Drake 1 B.Jones Bastin     34
35 01/04/1939 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 1-2 9 34,669 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy Collett Kirchen Bremner 1 Drake B.Jones Bastin     35
36 07/04/1939 Blackpool   A FL 0-0 0-1 10 31,497 Wilson L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Fields Cartwright Kirchen Bremner Drake B.Jones Bastin     36
37 08/04/1939 Birmingham   A FL 2-1 2-1 9 33,250 Wilson Male Hapgood Crayston Fields Pugh B.Jones L.Jones Drake Drury 1 Kirchen 1     37
38 10/04/1939 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 2-1 6 30,760 Swindin Male L.Compton 1p Crayston Fields Cartwright Drake 1 B.Jones Lewis Curtis Kirchen     38
39 15/04/1939 Manchester United   H FL 1-1 2-1 6 25,741 Swindin Male L.Compton Crayston 1 Joy Cartwright Drake 1 B.Jones Lewis Curtis Kirchen     39
5 17/04/1939 Tottenham Hotspur   A Fr 1-0 2-1 - 9,000 Marks Male L.Compton L.Jones Fields Collett Drake Drury 2 Lewis B.Jones Cumner     5
40 22/04/1939 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-1 6 26,039 Swindin Male Hapgood Crayston Joy L.Jones Drake Bremner Lewis Drury Cumner     40
41 29/04/1939 Derby County   A FL 2-1 2-1 6 10,186 Marks L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy L.Jones Kirchen Farr 1 Drake 1 Drury D.Compton     41
42 06/05/1939 Brentford   H FL 1-0 2-0 5 30,928 Marks L.Compton Hapgood Crayston Joy L.Jones Kirchen 1 Farr Drake 1 Drury Nelson     42
6 10/05/1939 Sweden   A Fr 2-0 4-0 - 40,000 Marks Scott L.Compton Crayston 1 Fields L.Jones Kirchen 2 Drury 1 Drake B.Jones Nelson     6
7 12/05/1939 Swedish XI   A Fr 5-1 8-2 - 20,000 Marks L.Compton 1 Young Cartwright Sidey Collett Drake 2 Bremner Lewis 2 Drury Nelson 3     7
8 16/05/1939 Gothenburg Alliance   A Fr   3-0 - 26,000 Marks Scott L.Compton Crayston L.Jones Fields Kirchen Drury 1 Drake 2 B.Jones Nelson     8
9 22/05/1939 Danish XI   A Fr 3-0 3-0 - 30,000 Marks Scott L.Compton Pryde Fields Collett Drake Drury 1 Lewis 2 B.Jones Kirchen     9
10 24/05/1939 Danish XI   A Fr 1-1 4-1 - 4,500 Marks Cartwright Young Pryde Sidey Collett Walsh Bremner 1 Lewis 3 Curtis Nelson     10
11 26/05/1939 Danish XI   A Fr 3-0 6-0 - 21,000 Marks Scott L.Compton Crayston 2 Fields L.Jones Kirchen 2 Drury 1 Lewis 1 B.Jones Nelson     11
12 04/06/1939 Diables Rouges   A Fr 2-0 5-1 - 25,000 Marks Male L.Compton Crayston Fields L.Jones Kirchen Drury 2 Lewis 1 B.Jones Nelson 2     12
20/08/1938 - Football League Jubilee Fund. 17/04/1939 - Mayor Of Colchester's Cup.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - George Allison
Directors - Earl of Lonsdale (President), Earl of Granard (Chairman), John Edwards (Vice-chairman), Samuel Hill-Wood, Mathew Wilson, Earl of Westmorland, Harry Vanderpant (until 4 May 1939), Viscount Castlereagh, Bracewell Smith, Ralph Fielder (from 3 February 1939),
George Allison (Secretary), John Peters (Assistant Secretary).
Captain - Eddie Hapgood.
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