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 Sub 3 Sub 4 Sub5 Sub 6     1949-50 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1949-50
1 20/08/1949 Burnley   H FL 0-1 0-1 17 47,794 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Mercer Daniel Forbes McPherson Macaulay Roper Lishman Vallance             1   League FA Cup Friendlies League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 24/08/1949 Chelsea   A FL 1-1 2-1 12 63,124 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Forbes McPherson Logie Goring 1 Lishman 1 Roper             2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Portsmouth 42 22 9 11 74 38 53
3 27/08/1949 Sunderland OG A FL 2-2 2-4 18 56,504 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Forbes McPherson Logie 1 Goring Lishman Roper             3 W Barnes 38   5   7   1   5   -   139   5   12   1   1   -   20   -   2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 13 9 76 49 53
4 31/08/1949 Chelsea   H FL 1-0 2-3 20 52,901 Swindin Scott Barnes Mercer L.Compton Shaw McPherson Logie Goring 2 Lishman Roper             4 DCS Compton 11   1   5   1   2   -   54   15   5   1   1   -   8   1   3 Sunderland 42 21 10 11 83 62 52
5 03/09/1949 Liverpool   H FL 0-1 1-2 20 51,866 Swindin Scott Barnes Mercer L.Compton Forbes McPherson Logie Goring Lishman 1 Roper             5 LH Compton 35   -   7   1   4   -   213   5   14   1   3   -   40 +1 2   4 Manchester United 42 18 14 10 69 44 50
6 07/09/1949 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 2-0 2-1 19 43,663 Swindin Barnes 1p L.Smith Logie L.Compton Mercer McPherson Lewis 1 Goring Shaw Roper             6 FJA Cox 32   3   7   2   5   -   32   3   7   2   -   -   5   -   5 Newcastle United 42 19 12 11 77 55 50
7 10/09/1949 Huddersfield Town   A FL 1-1 2-2 19 20,882 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Logie L.Compton Mercer McPherson Lewis 1 Goring 1 Shaw Roper             7 WR Daniel 6   -   -   -   5   -   7   -   -   -   -   -   9   -   6 ARSENAL 42 19 11 12 79 55 49
8 14/09/1949 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 1-1 4-1 13 40,755 Platt Barnes 1p L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Lewis 1 Goring 1 Logie Roper 1             8 AR Forbes 23   2   6   -   1   1   59   8   7   -   -   -   18   3   7 Blackpool 42 17 15 10 46 35 49
9 17/09/1949 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 1-1 2-2 11 33,867 Platt Barnes 1p L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Lewis 1 Goring Roper McPherson             9 H Goring 29   21   6   -   5 +1 8   29   21   6   -   -   -   7 +1 9   8 Liverpool 42 17 14 11 64 54 48
10 24/09/1949 Birmingham City   H FL 2-0 4-2 10 50,850 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Lewis 1 Goring 2 Logie 1 Roper             10 N Kelly 1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   9 Middlesbrough 42 20 7 15 59 48 47
1 28/09/1949 Portsmouth   N FR 1-1 1-2 - 14,000 Platt Wade L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Shaw Cox McPherson Roper 1 Lewis D.Compton             1 R Lewis 31   19   7   5   4   4   131   87   14   5   1   2   26 +2 29   10 Burnley 42 16 13 13 40 40 45
11 01/10/1949 Derby County   A FL 0-0 2-1 6 30,417 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis 2 Roper             11 DJ Lishman 14   9   -   -   4 +1 8   37   21   2   1   -   -   14 +2 18   11 Derby County 42 17 10 15 69 61 44
12 08/10/1949 Everton   H FL 3-0 5-2 4 53,224 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring 2 Lewis 2 Roper 1             12 JT Logie 34   7   7   1   6   2   143   34   14   1   1   -   22   7   12 Aston Villa 42 15 12 15 61 61 42
13 15/10/1949 Middlesbrough   A FL 0-1 1-1 5 36,221 Platt Wade L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper 1 Lewis McPherson             13 AR Macaulay 24   -   1   -   5   1   103   1   4   -   1   -   19   1   13 Chelsea 42 12 16 14 58 65 40
14 22/10/1949 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 1-0 4 66,391 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper Lewis 1 McPherson             14 IB McPherson 27   3   2   -   6 +1 1   126   19   8   2   -   -   24 +3 5   14 West Bromwich Albion 42 14 12 16 47 53 40
15 29/10/1949 Newcastle United   A FL 1-0 3-0 4 54,670 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Mercer Cox Logie Roper 3 Lewis McPherson             15 J Mercer 35   -   7   -   3   1   133   -   13   -   1   -   9   1   15 Huddersfield Town 42 14 9 19 52 73 37
2 01/11/1949 Racing Club de Paris (France)   A FR 0-1 2-1 - 35,000 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer 1 Cox Logie 1 Roper Lewis McPherson Goring (Swindin) (Daniel) (Forbes) (Vallance) (Lishman) 2 EH Platt 19 (6) 22 * -   -   4 (1) 4 * 33 (9) 44 * -   -   -   -   6 +1 (2) 6 * 16 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 14 18 45 59 34
16 05/11/1949 Fulham   H FL 0-0 2-1 4 40,593 Platt Barnes 1p L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper Lewis McPherson 1             16 DGB Roper 27   7   1   -   7   2   98   22   4   1   1   -   23   12   17 Fulham 42 10 14 18 41 54 34
17 12/11/1949 Manchester City   A FL 2-0 2-0 3 28,288 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox 1 Logie 1 Roper Lewis McPherson             17 L Scott 15   -   7   -   1   -   94   -   11   -   -   -   18   -   18 Everton 42 10 14 18 42 66 34
18 19/11/1949 Charlton Athletic   H FL 1-2 2-3 3 51,318 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie 1 Roper Lewis 1 McPherson             18 A Shaw 5   -   -   -   5   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   19 Stoke City 42 11 12 19 45 75 34
19 26/11/1949 Aston Villa   A FL 0-1 1-1 3 45,863 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper Lewis 1 McPherson             19 L Smith 31   -   -   -   8   -   64   -   2   -   1   -   18   -   20 Charlton Athletic 42 13 6 23 53 65 32
20 03/12/1949 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 1-1 3 56,227 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper 1 Lewis McPherson             20 N Smith -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   21 Manchester City 42 8 13 21 36 68 29
3 08/12/1949 AIK (Sweden)   H FR 7-0 8-0 - 23,671 Platt Scott L.Smith Forbes 1p L.Compton Shaw McPherson 1 Logie Goring 1 Lewis 4 Roper 1             3 GH Swindin 23 (5) 33 * 7 (5) 3 * 4 (0) 7 * 192 (65) 216 * 16 (7) 16 * 3 (0) 6 * 32 (6) 45 * 22 Birmingham City 42 7 14 21 31 67 28
21 10/12/1949 Portsmouth   A FL 1-0 1-2 4 39,537 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring 1 Lewis Roper             21 THW Vallance 1   -   -   -   -   -   15   2   -   -   -   -   7   1  
22 17/12/1949 Burnley   A FL 0-0 0-0 5 25,661 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis Roper             22 JS Wade 1   -   -   -   2   -   6   -   2   -   -   -   5 +1 -  
23 24/12/1949 Sunderland   H FL 1-0 5-0 4 43,249 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes 1 L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie 1 Goring 1 Lewis 1 McPherson 1             23 LE Wills -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
24 26/12/1949 Manchester United   A FL 0-2 0-2 5 53,928 Platt Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Macaulay Goring Lewis McPherson             24 Own Goals -   2   -   -   -   1   -   38   -   8   -   -   -   23  
25 27/12/1949 Manchester United   H FL 0-0 0-0 5 65,133 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Forbes Cox Logie Goring Lewis McPherson             25
26 31/12/1949 Liverpool   A FL 0-1 0-2 8 55,020 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Macaulay McPherson             26
3 07/01/1950 Sheffield Wednesday   H FAC 0-0 1-0 - 54,193 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis 1 McPherson             3
27 14/01/1950 Huddersfield Town   H FL 0-0 1-0 5 46,815 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis 1 McPherson             27
28 21/01/1950 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 1-1 5 47,493 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Forbes Cox Logie Goring Lewis 1 D.Compton             28
4 28/01/1950 Swansea Town   H FAC 1-0 2-1 - 57,305 Swindin Scott Barnes 1p Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie 1 Goring Lewis McPherson             4
29 04/02/1950 Birmingham City   A FL 0-1 1-2 6 34,031 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Smith Mercer Cox Logie Goring 1 Lewis McPherson             29
5 11/02/1950 Burnley   H FAC 2-0 2-0 - 55,458 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis 1 D.Compton 1             5
30 18/02/1950 Derby County   H FL 1-0 1-0 6 67,445 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Roper Logie 1 Goring Lewis D.Compton             30
31 25/02/1950 Everton   A FL 1-0 1-0 6 43,632 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox 1 Kelly Roper Lishman D.Compton             31
6 04/03/1950 Leeds United   H FAC 0-0 1-0 - 62,573 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Roper Lewis 1 D.Compton             6
32 08/03/1950 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 1-1 5 34,464 Swindin Scott L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Forbes 1p McPherson Logie Roper Lishman D.Compton             32
33 11/03/1950 Charlton Athletic   A FL 1-0 1-1 6 51,615 Swindin Scott L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Mercer Cox Lewis Goring Lishman D.Compton 1             33
SF 18/03/1950 Chelsea   N FAC 1-2 2-2 - 67,752 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton 1 Mercer Cox 1 Logie Goring Lewis D.Compton             SF
SF 22/03/1950 Chelsea   N FAC 0-0 1-0 - 66,482 Swindin Scott Barnes Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox 1 Logie Goring Lewis D.Compton             SF
34 25/03/1950 Fulham   A FL 2-0 2-2 7 35,703 Swindin Scott L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox 1 Logie 1 Roper Lishman McPherson             34
35 29/03/1950 Aston Villa   H FL 1-2 1-3 7 24,736 Platt Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer McPherson Logie Cox Lishman 1 D.Compton             35
36 01/04/1950 Manchester City   H FL 2-1 4-1 7 39,420 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Shaw Cox Lewis 2 Goring 1 Lishman 1 D.Compton             36
37 08/04/1950 Blackpool   A FL 1-1 1-2 8 32,022 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Lewis Goring 1 Lishman D.Compton             37
38 10/04/1950 Stoke City OG H FL 1-0 6-0 7 27,226 Platt Barnes 1p L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Shaw McPherson Logie Goring 2 Lishman 2 Roper             38
39 15/04/1950 Newcastle United   H FL 2-2 4-2 7 51,997 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring 3 Lewis 1 D.Compton             39
40 22/04/1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 0-3 8 53,082 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis D.Compton             40
F 29/04/1950 Liverpool   N FAC 1-0 2-0 - 100,000 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring Lewis 2 D.Compton             F
4 01/05/1950 Hendon OG A FR 1-0 2-1 -   Platt Wade L.Smith Wills Daniel N.Smith McPherson Roper L.Compton Lishman 1 D.Compton (Farquhar) (Marden)         4
41 03/05/1950 Portsmouth   H FL 1-0 2-0 8 63,124 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes L.Compton Mercer Cox Logie Goring 2 Lewis D.Compton             41
42 06/05/1950 Stoke City   A FL 2-0 5-2 6 22,689 Swindin Scott Barnes Forbes Daniel Mercer Cox Lewis 1 Goring Lishman 3 McPherson 1             42
5 17/05/1950 Bohemians Select (Ireland)   A FR 4-2 5-2 - 28,000 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Mercer Cox Logie Goring 2 Lishman 3 McPherson             5
6 19/05/1950 Glentoran (Northern Ireland)   A FR 0-0 4-2 - 4,000 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Mercer Daniel Shaw Cox Logie Goring 3 Lishman 1 Roper             6
7 29/05/1950 Servette (Switzerland)   A FR 0-1 3-1 - 20,000 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay Daniel Shaw Cox Logie 1 Goring 1 Lewis Roper McPherson Lishman 1         7
8 30/05/1950 Swiss Select (Switzerland)   A FR 3-1 4-2 - 24,000 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Macaulay 1 Daniel Shaw McPherson Logie Goring 1 Lishman 2 Roper             8
28/09/1949 - Charlie Webb benefit, played at Goldstone Ground (Brighton). 18/03/1950 and 22/03/1950 played at White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur. 22/03/1950 after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 minutes. 29/04/1950 played at Wembley. 01/05/1950 - Will Mather Manor House Cup.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Tom Whittaker
Directors - Bracewell Smith (Chairman), Mathew Wilson, Alfred Bone, Jimmy Joyce, Denis Hill-Wood, Tom Whittaker (Secretary), John Peters (Assistant Secretary until December 1949), Bob Wall (Assistant Secretary from January 1950).
Captain - Joe Mercer
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