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     1947-48 ARSENAL CAREER   FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1947-48
1 23/08/1947 Sunderland   H FL 0-0 3-1 6 58,184 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper Logie 1 Lewis Rooke 1 McPherson 1     1   League FA Cup Friendlies League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies     Team P W D L F A Pts
2 27/08/1947 Charlton Athletic   A FL 2-0 4-2 2 60,323 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper 1 Logie 1 Lewis 1 Rooke McPherson 1     2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls   1 Arsenal 42 23 13 6 81 32 59
3 30/08/1947 Sheffield United   A FL 1-1 2-1 1 39,124 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper 1 Logie Lewis Rooke 1 McPherson     3 W Barnes 35   -   -   -   2   -   61   -   3   -   -   -   4   -     2 Manchester United 42 19 14 9 81 48 52
4 03/09/1947 Charlton Athletic   H FL 2-0 6-0 1 54,684 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 4 Rooke 2 McPherson     4 DCS Compton 14   6   -   -   1   -   37   12   -   -   1   -   5   1     3 Burnley 42 20 12 10 56 43 52
5 06/09/1947 Manchester United   H FL 1-1 2-1 1 64,905 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke 1 McPherson     5 LH Compton 35   -   1   -   4   1   138   5   6   -   2   -   30 +1 2     4 Derby County 42 19 12 11 77 57 50
6 10/09/1947 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 2-0 2-0 1 46,969 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay Fields Mercer Roper Logie Lewis Rooke 1p McPherson 1     6 AG Fields 6   -   -   -   -   -   17   -   -   -   -   -   8   -     5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 83 70 47
7 13/09/1947 Preston North End   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 40,061 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Sloan Rooke McPherson     7 AR Forbes 11   2   -   -   5   1   11   2   -   -   -   -   5   1     6 Aston Villa 42 19 9 14 65 57 47
8 20/09/1947 Stoke City   H FL 3-0 3-0 1 61,579 Swindin Male Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie 1 Rooke B.Jones McPherson 2     8 B Jones 7   1   -   -   4 +1 1   63   6   3   -   1   -   13 +1 1     7 Preston North End 42 20 7 15 67 68 47
9 27/09/1947 Burnley   A FL 1-0 1-0 1 47,258 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Sloan Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke McPherson     9 S Jones -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -     8 Portsmouth 42 19 7 16 68 50 45
10 04/10/1947 Portsmouth   H FL 0-0 0-0 1 62,461 Swindin Scott Barnes Male L.Compton Sloan Roper Logie Lewis Rooke McPherson     10 N Kelly -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -     9 Blackpool 42 17 10 15 57 41 44
11 11/10/1947 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 1-0 1 60,427 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke 1 B.Jones McPherson     11 R Lewis 28   14   1   -   5   2   75   52   6   -   -   -   17 +1 18     10 Manchester City 42 15 12 15 42 47 42
12 18/10/1947 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 1-1 1 55,998 Swindin Male Wade Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis Rooke 1p McPherson     12 JT Logie 39   8   1   -   6   1   74   16   5   -   -   -   8   2     11 Liverpool 42 16 10 16 65 61 42
13 25/10/1947 Everton   H FL 0-0 1-1 1 56,645 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke McPherson     13 AR Macaulay 40   -   1   -   4   -   40   -   1   -   -   -   4   -     12 Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 65 70 42
14 01/11/1947 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 67,277 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis Rooke McPherson     14 IB McPherson 29   5   1   -   6 +1 1   66   11   4   1   -   -   9 +1 1     13 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 57 66 40
15 08/11/1947 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 2-1 1 67,057 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Lewis Rooke 1p Logie McPherson     15 CG Male 8   -   1   -   3 +1 -   285   -   29   -   4   -   31 +1 2     14 Everton 42 17 6 19 52 66 40
1 11/11/1947 Racing Club de Paris (France)   A Fr 1-2 3-4 - 40,000 Swindin Scott Wade Sloan L.Compton 1 Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke 2 Logie McPherson Male   1 J Mercer 40   -   1   -   4   -   65   -   4   -   -   -   4   -     15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 41 55 38
16 15/11/1947 Blackburn Rovers   A FL 0-0 1-0 1 37,423 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke 1 Logie McPherson     16 RL Rooke 42   33   1   -   5 +1 11   66   54   4   1   -   -   6 +1 12     16 Middlesbrough 42 14 9 19 71 73 37
17 22/11/1947 Huddersfield Town   H FL 1-0 2-0 1 47,514 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke 1 Logie 1 McPherson     17 DGB Roper 40   10   1   -   7   3   40   10   1   -   -   -   7   3     17 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 5 21 46 58 37
18 29/11/1947 Derby County   A FL 0-1 0-1 1 35,605 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke Logie McPherson     18 L Scott 39   -   1   -   5   -   67   -   4   -   -   -   12   -     18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 53 71 37
19 06/12/1947 Manchester City   H FL 0-1 1-1 1 41,274 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke 1p Logie McPherson     19 JW Sloan 3   -   -   -   1   -   33   1   3   -   -   -   3   -     19 Huddersfield Town 42 12 12 18 51 60 36
20 13/12/1947 Grimsby Town   A FL 1-0 4-0 1 18,700 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie 1 Rooke 2 B.Jones McPherson     20 L Smith 1   -   -   -   3   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   3   -     20 Sunderland 42 13 10 19 58 67 36
21 20/12/1947 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 1-1 1 58,391 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke B.Jones 1 McPherson     21 GH Swindin 42 (21) 32   1 (0) 1 * 6 (2) 10 * 137 (49) 151 * 7 (1) 12 * 2 (0) 3 * 18 (3) 26 *   21 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 10 21 54 72 32
22 25/12/1947 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 3-1 1 53,604 Swindin Scott Wade Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie Lewis Rooke 2 McPherson     22 JS Wade 3   -   -   -   3   -   5   -   2   -   -   -   4   -     22 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 28 45 111 22
23 27/12/1947 Liverpool   H FL 0-1 1-2 1 56,650 Swindin Scott Wade Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke McPherson     23 D Wiltshire -   -   -   -   1 (0) 1 * -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (0) 1 *
24 01/01/1948 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 1-0 1-0 1 30,028 Swindin Scott Male Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke McPherson     24 Own Goals -   2   -   -   -   -   -   35   -   8   -   -   -   20  
25 03/01/1948 Sheffield United   H FL 1-0 3-2 1 48,993 Swindin Scott Male Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis 1 Rooke 2 McPherson     25
3 10/01/1948 Bradford Park Avenue   H FAC 0-1 0-1 - 47,738 Swindin Male Scott Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Lewis Rooke McPherson     3
26 17/01/1948 Manchester United   A FL 1-1 1-1 1 81,962 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis 1 Rooke Logie McPherson     26
2 24/01/1948 Nottingham Forest   A Fr 2-0 3-2 - 25,479 Swindin Scott Wade Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Kelly Lewis 2 B.Jones D.Compton McPherson   2
27 31/01/1948 Preston North End   H FL 0-0 3-0 1 63,162 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke 1 Lewis 2 McPherson     27
28 07/02/1948 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 44,836 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke Lewis McPherson     28
29 14/02/1948 Burnley   H FL 1-0 3-0 1 62,125 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie Rooke 2 B.Jones D.Compton     29
30 28/02/1948 Aston Villa OG A FL 1-1 2-4 1 65,690 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke 1 B.Jones D.Compton     30
31 06/03/1948 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-2 5-2 1 57,711 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie 1 Rooke 2 Forbes 1 D.Compton     31
32 13/03/1948 Everton   A FL 1-0 2-0 1 64,059 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Lewis Logie Rooke Forbes D.Compton 2     32
33 20/03/1948 Chelsea   H FL 0-1 0-2 1 56,596 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke Forbes D.Compton     33
34 26/03/1948 Middlesbrough OG H FL 2-0 7-0 1 57,557 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie Rooke 3 Forbes D.Compton 2     34
35 27/03/1948 Blackpool   A FL 0-1 0-3 1 32,678 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer McPherson Logie Rooke Lewis D.Compton     35
36 29/03/1948 Middlesbrough   A FL 1-1 1-1 1 38,469 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie Rooke 1 Forbes D.Compton     36
37 03/04/1948 Blackburn Rovers   H FL 1-0 2-0 1 45,801 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie 1 Rooke 1 Forbes D.Compton     37
38 10/04/1948 Huddersfield Town   A FL 1-0 1-1 1 38,110 Swindin Male Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie Rooke Lewis D.Compton     38
39 17/04/1948 Derby County   H FL 1-2 1-2 1 49,677 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper 1 Logie Rooke Forbes D.Compton     39
40 21/04/1948 Portsmouth   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 42,813 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper B.Jones Rooke Forbes D.Compton     40
41 24/04/1948 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 20,782 Swindin Male Scott Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Roper Lewis Rooke Forbes D.Compton     41
3 26/04/1948 Hendon   A Fr 1-0 4-1 -   Wiltshire S.Jones Wade B.Jones L.Compton Forbes Roper Logie Rooke 3 Lewis McPherson 1     3
4 28/04/1948 Colchester United   H Fr 1-0 3-0 - 35,000 Swindin Male Scott B.Jones L.Compton Forbes Roper 1 Logie Rooke 2 Lewis McPherson     4
42 01/05/1948 Grimsby Town   H FL 2-0 8-0 1 34,644 Swindin Male Scott Macaulay L.Smith Mercer Roper Logie 1p Rooke 4 Forbes 1 D.Compton 2     42
5 03/05/1948 Benfica (Portugal)   A Fr 1-0 4-0 - 50,000 Swindin Male Scott Macaulay L.Smith Mercer Roper 1 Logie Rooke 2 Forbes 1 McPherson     5
6 06/05/1948 Oporto (Portugal)   A Fr 0-3 2-3 - 20,000 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Smith Mercer Roper Logie Lewis Forbes McPherson Rooke 1 B.Jones 1 6
7 11/05/1948 Liege Selection (Belgium)   A Fr 1-1 2-1 -   Swindin Male Barnes Macaulay L.Smith B.Jones Roper Logie 1 Rooke 1 Forbes McPherson     7
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Tom Whittaker.
Directors - Samuel Hill-Wood (Chairman), Mathew Wilson, Bracewell Smith, Alfred Bone, Tom Whittaker (Secretary), John Peters (Assistant Secretary).
Captain - Joe Mercer.
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