Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sub 1 Sub 2 Sub 3     1953-54 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1953-54
1 19/08/1953 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-1 0-2 41,655 Kelsey Wade L.Smith Forbes Dodgin Mercer Roper Logie Holton Lishman Marden       1   League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 22/08/1953 Huddersfield Town   H FL 0-0 0-0 54,847 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Mercer Roper Logie Holton Lishman G.Ward       2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 25 7 10 96 56 57
3 24/08/1953 Sheffield United   A FL 0-0 0-1 51,070 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Bowen Roper Logie Goring Lishman G.Ward       3 W Barnes (on field) 19   1   -   -   1   -   8   -   234   11   23   1   2   -   39   1   2 West Bromwich Albion 42 22 9 11 86 63 53
4 29/08/1953 Aston Villa   A FL 1-2 1-2 33,731 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Forbes 1 Dodgin Mercer Roper Logie Goring Lishman G.Ward       4 W Barnes (in goal) -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (1) 0 * 3 Huddersfield Town 42 20 11 11 78 61 51
5 01/09/1953 Sheffield United OG H FL 0-0 1-1 43,077 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Bowen Dodgin Forbes Roper Logie Holton Lishman Marden       5 DL Bowen 10   -   -   -   -   -   7   1   27   -   -   -   -   -   21 +2 1   4 Manchester United 42 18 12 12 73 58 48
6 05/09/1953 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-2 2-3 60,460 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Bowen Roper 1 Logie Holton 1 Lishman Marden       6 DR Clapton -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   5 Bolton Wanderers 42 18 12 12 75 60 48
7 08/09/1953 Chelsea   H FL 0-0 1-2 55,086 Swindin Barnes L.Smith Forbes Dodgin Bowen Milton Logie Holton 1 Tilley Roper       7 W Dickson 24   1   2   -   -   -   7   -   24   1   2   -   -   -   7   -   6 Blackpool 42 19 10 13 80 69 48
8 12/09/1953 Sunderland   A FL 1-2 1-7 59,808 Swindin Barnes D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Holton Lishman 1 Roper       8 W Dodgin 39   -   2   -   1   -   9   -   40   -   2   -   1   -   11   -   7 Burnley 42 21 4 17 78 67 46
9 15/09/1953 Chelsea   A FL 1-0 2-0 60,652 Kelsey Wade Barnes Shaw Dodgin Bowen Forbes Logie Holton Lishman 2 Roper       9 DJ Evans 10   -   -   -   -   -   3   -   10   -   -   -   -   -   3 +1 -   8 Chelsea 42 16 12 14 74 68 44
10 19/09/1953 Manchester City   H FL 1-0 2-2 65,869 Kelsey Wade Barnes Shaw Dodgin Bowen Forbes Logie Lawton Lishman 2 Roper       10 AR Forbes 30   4   2   -   1   -   9   -   192   19   22   -   1   -   48 +1 4   9 Charlton Athletic 42 19 6 17 75 77 44
1 23/09/1953 South Africa   H Fr 2-1 2-2 19,482 Kelsey Barnes D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Bowen Clapton Oakes Holton 1 Lishman 1 Roper       1 H Goring 9   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   117   50   13   2   -   -   26 +3 14   10 Cardiff City 42 18 8 16 51 71 44
11 26/09/1953 Cardiff City OG A FL 1-0 3-0 49,137 Kelsey Wade Barnes Forbes Dodgin Mercer Walsh Logie Holton Lishman 2 Roper       11 CC Holton 32   17   2   1   1   -   7 +2 13   91   58   7   4   1   -   17 +2 19   11 Preston North End 42 19 5 18 87 58 43
2 01/10/1953 Preston North End   H Fr 0-1 2-1 25,039 Kelsey Wade Barnes Forbes Dodgin Bowen Walsh Logie Roper 2 Lishman G.Ward Milton     2 AJ Kelsey 39 (8) 59 * 2 (0) 3 * 1 (0) 1 * 8 (1) 11 * 68 (10) 110 * 6 (2) 7 * 1 (0) 1 * 14 (1) 27 * 12 Arsenal 42 15 13 14 75 73 43
12 03/10/1953 Preston North End   H FL 2-0 3-2 61,807 Kelsey Wade Barnes 1p Forbes Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Holton Lishman Roper 2       12 T Lawton 9   1   -   -   1   1   5   1   9   1   -   -   1   1   5   1   13 Aston Villa 42 16 9 17 70 68 41
3 05/10/1953 Queen's Park Rangers   A Fr 1-0 3-1 16,028 Kelsey Wade D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Bowen Milton Oakes 2 Roper 1 Lishman Marden Wills     3 DJ Lishman 39   18   2   -   1   2   10   3   179   101   15   10   1   2   43 +4 32   14 Portsmouth 42 14 11 17 81 89 39
13 10/10/1953 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 4-0 4-1 69,821 Kelsey Wills D.Evans Forbes 1 Dodgin Mercer Milton 1 Logie 2 Lawton Lishman Roper       13 JT Logie 35   8   2   2   1   -   8   2   283   65   30   8   2   -   50   11   15 Newcastle United 42 14 10 18 72 77 38
  12/10/1953 Blackpool   H CS 1-1 3-1 39,853 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Mercer Holton Logie Lawton 1 Lishman 2 Roper         RJ Marden 9   3   -   -   -   -   2   -   35   11   -   -   -   -   12 +2 2   16 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 5 21 65 76 37
14 17/10/1953 Burnley   H FL 2-3 2-5 47,373 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes 1 Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Lawton Lishman Roper 1       14 J Mercer 19   -   -   -   1   -   1   -   247   2   26   -   2   -   20   4   17 Manchester City 42 14 9 19 62 77 37
4 21/10/1953 Anderlecht   H Fr   2-3   Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Dickson Milton Logie 1 Lawton Lishman Roper 1 Holton     4 CA Milton 21   3   2   1   -   -   3 +1 -   67   15   7   3   -   -   9 +1 4   18 Sunderland 42 14 8 20 81 89 36
15 24/10/1953 Charlton Athletic   A FL 3-0 5-1 60,245 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Mercer Roper 1 Logie Holton 1 Lishman Marden 3       15 DJ Oakes -   -   -   -   -   -   2   2   2   1   -   -   -   -   3   2   19 Sheffield Wednesday 42 15 6 21 70 91 36
5 28/10/1953 Racing Club de Paris (France)   A Fr 3-1 4-2 30,000 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes Roper 1 Logie Holton 3 Lishman Marden L.Smith     5 DGB Roper 39   12   2   2   1   -   12   9   242   64   21   7   2   -   56 +3 37   20 Sheffield United 42 11 11 20 69 90 33
16 31/10/1953 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 3-1 4-1 52,543 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Mercer Roper Logie 2 Holton 2 Lishman Marden       16 A Shaw 2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   56   -   4   -   -   -   14 +5 -   21 Middlesbrough 42 10 10 22 60 91 30
17 07/11/1953 Manchester United   A FL 0-2 2-2 28,141 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes Roper 1 Logie Holton 1 Lishman Marden       17 L Smith 7   -   1   -   -   -   3 +1 -   162   -   18   -   1   -   28 +1 -   22 Liverpool 42 9 10 23 68 97 28
18 14/11/1953 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 3-0 4-3 52,319 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes Roper Logie Holton 3 Lishman 1 Marden       18 CH Sullivan 1 (0) 5 * -   -   -   -   4 (0) 9 * 1 (0) 5 * -   -   -   -   4 (0) 9 *
19 21/11/1953 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 2-1 47,814 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Logie 1 Holton Lishman 1 Roper       19 GH Swindin 2 (0) 9 * -   -   -   -   -   -   271 (84) 329 * 23 (11) 20 * 3 (0) 6 * 49 (10) 69 *
20 28/11/1953 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 2-1 62,456 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes 1 Milton Logie Holton 1 Lishman Roper       20 DR Tapscott 5   5   -   -   -   -   1   1   5   5   -   -   -   -   1   1  
21 05/12/1953 Middlesbrough   A FL 0-1 0-2 30,085 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Logie Holton Lishman Roper       21 P Tilley 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
6 08/12/1953 Glasgow Rangers   A Fr 0-1 2-1 75,000 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Forbes Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Holton 1 Lawton Roper 1       6 JS Wade 18   -   1   -   -   -   4 +1 -   72   -   7   -   -   -   23 +2 -  
22 12/12/1953 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 2-2 2-2 55,264 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Mercer Roper Logie Holton Lishman 2 Marden       22 JB Walsh 10   -   -   -   -   -   5 +1 1   10   -   -   -   -   -   5 +1 1  
23 19/12/1953 Huddersfield Town   A FL 2-1 2-2 34,018 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Mercer Milton 1 Logie Holton Lishman 1 Roper       23 G Ward 3   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
24 26/12/1953 Blackpool   A FL 0-2 2-2 29,347 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Holton Lishman 1 Roper 1       24 LE Wills 30   -   2   -   1   -   6 +1 1   30   -   2   -   1   -   8 +1 1  
25 28/12/1953 Blackpool   H FL 0-1 1-1 63,661 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Mercer Milton Logie Holton Lishman Roper 1       25 Own Goals -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   43   -   9   -   -   -   21  
A 02/01/1954 Aston Villa   H FL   3-0 41,830 Kelsey Wills Wade Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Lawton 1 Holton 2 Lishman Roper       A
3 09/01/1954 Aston Villa   H FAC 3-1 5-1 51,195 Kelsey Wills Wade Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton 1 Logie 1 Holton 1 Lishman Roper 2       3
26 16/01/1954 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 1-0 2-0 45,974 Kelsey Wills Wade Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Logie 1 Holton Lishman 1 Roper       26
27 23/01/1954 Sunderland   H FL 1-1 1-4 60,218 Kelsey Wills Wade Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Lawton Holton 1 Lishman Roper       27
4 30/01/1954 Norwich City   H FAC 0-0 1-2 55,767 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Forbes Milton Logie 1 Holton Lishman Roper       4
28 06/02/1954 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 0-0 39,026 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Mercer Walsh Logie Lawton Lishman Roper       28
29 13/02/1954 Cardiff City   H FL 1-1 1-1 45,497 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Mercer Walsh Logie Lawton Lishman 1 Roper       29
7 20/02/1954 Portuguese de Desportos   H Fr 3-0 7-1 44,491 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Dickson Walsh 1 Logie Holton 5 Lishman 1 Roper       7
30 24/02/1954 Preston North End   A FL 1-0 1-0 25,633 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Dickson Walsh Goring Holton Lishman 1 Roper       30
31 27/02/1954 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-2 0-3 64,211 Kelsey Wills Barnes Forbes Dodgin Mercer Walsh Logie Holton Lishman Roper       31
32 06/03/1954 Burnley   A FL 1-1 1-2 22,726 Kelsey Wills D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Bowen Walsh Logie Holton 1 Lishman Marden       32
33 13/03/1954 Charlton Athletic   H FL 1-2 3-3 41,256 Kelsey Wills D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Dickson 1 Walsh Logie Holton 1 Lishman 1 Milton       33
34 20/03/1954 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-0 1-2 42,072 Kelsey Wills D.Evans Forbes Dodgin Dickson Walsh Logie Holton 1 Lishman Milton       34
8 23/03/1954 Hull City   A Fr 2-0 3-1 27,000 C.Sullivan Barnes L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Bowen Walsh Logie Lawton 1 Goring Roper 2       8
35 27/03/1954 Manchester United   H FL 0-1 3-1 42,735 Kelsey Wills L.Smith Dickson Dodgin Forbes Walsh Logie 2 Holton 1 Goring Roper       35
9 30/03/1954 Bristol City   A Fr 1-1 1-3 28,991 C.Sullivan Wills 1 Barnes Goring Dodgin Forbes Walsh Lawton Holton Lishman Roper       9
36 03/04/1954 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 1-3 30,473 Kelsey Wills Barnes Dickson Dodgin Forbes Walsh Logie Holton 1 Goring Roper       36
37 06/04/1954 Aston Villa   H FL 0-1 1-1 14,519 Kelsey Wills Wade Dickson Dodgin Mercer Milton Lawton 1 Holton Lishman Roper       37
38 10/04/1954 Liverpool   H FL 2-0 3-0 33,178 Kelsey Wills Wade Bowen Dickson Mercer Milton Tapscott 2 Lawton Lishman Roper 1       38
39 16/04/1954 Portsmouth   H FL 2-0 3-0 44,948 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Dickson Bowen Milton Tapscott 2 Lawton Lishman Roper 1       39
40 17/04/1954 Newcastle United   A FL 2-2 2-5 48,243 C.Sullivan Wills Wade Goring Dickson Bowen Milton 1 Tapscott Holton 1 Lishman Roper       40
41 19/04/1954 Portsmouth   A FL 0-0 1-1 30,958 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Dodgin Dickson Milton Tapscott Holton Lishman Roper 1       41
42 24/04/1954 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-1 3-1 35,196 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Dodgin Dickson Milton Logie Tapscott 1 Lishman 1 Roper 1       42
10 27/04/1954 Racing Club de Paris   H Fr 1-0 4-0 19,822 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dickson Bowen Clapton Tapscott 1 Holton 2 Lishman Roper 1       10
11 05/05/1954 Grasshoppers   A Fr 0-1 3-2 15,000 C.Sullivan Wills L.Smith Goring Dickson Bowen 1 Forbes Logie 1 Lawton Lishman 1 Roper Wade Walsh Holton 11
12 06/05/1954 Young Boys   A Fr 1-1 1-3   C.Sullivan Wade D.Evans Goring Dickson Bowen Walsh Logie Holton 1 Lishman Roper       12
02/01/1954 abandoned after 23 minutes due to fog.