Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sub 1 Sub 2     1954-55 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1954-55
1 21/08/1954 Newcastle United   H FL 1-2 1-3 65,334 Kelsey Wills Wade Forbes Dickson Shaw Walsh Logie Holton Lishman 1 Roper     1   League FA Cup Friendlies League FA Cup Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 25/08/1954 Everton   A FL 0-1 0-1 69,134 Kelsey Wills Evans Forbes Dickson Goring Bloomfield Logie Holton D.Tapscott Haverty     2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Chelsea 42 20 12 10 81 57 52
3 28/08/1954 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 1-3 1-3 46,105 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen Walsh D.Tapscott Lawton Lishman 1 Haverty     3 W Barnes (on field) 25   -   2   -   5   -   259   11   25   1   2   -   44   1   2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 10 13 89 70 48
4 31/08/1954 Everton   H FL 1-0 2-0 42,146 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott Logie Lawton Lishman 1 Roper 1     4 W Barnes (in goal) -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (1) 0 * 3 Portsmouth 42 18 12 12 74 62 48
5 04/09/1954 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 2-0 53,977 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott Logie 1 Lawton Lishman 1 Roper     5 D Bennett -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 -   4 Sunderland 42 15 18 9 64 54 48
6 08/09/1954 Manchester City   A FL 0-1 1-2 38,146 Guthrie Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott Logie Lawton Lishman 1 Roper     6 JH Bloomfield 19   4   -   -   9   2   19   4   -   -   -   -   9   2   5 Manchester United 42 20 7 15 84 74 47
7 11/09/1954 Sheffield United   H FL 1-0 4-0 41,679 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes 1 Bowen D.Tapscott 1 Logie Lawton Lishman 1 Roper 1     7 DL Bowen 21   -   2   -   1   -   48   -   2   -   -   -   22 +2 1   6 Aston Villa 42 20 7 15 72 73 47
8 14/09/1954 Manchester City   H FL 1-1 2-3 33,898 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott 1 Logie Holton Lishman 1 Roper     8 DR Clapton 16   -   -   -   6   -   16   -   -   -   -   -   8   -   7 Manchester City 42 18 10 14 76 69 46
9 18/09/1954 Preston North End   A FL 0-1 1-3 35,812 Kelsey Wills Barnes Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott Logie 1 Lawton Lishman Roper     9 W Dickson 4   -   -   -   1   -   28   1   2   -   -   -   8   -   8 Newcastle United 42 17 9 16 89 77 43
1 21/09/1954 Grasshoppers   H Fr 3-2 4-5 20,000 C.Sullivan Wills Wade Goring Shaw Forbes Bloomfield Herd 2 Holton Lishman 2 Roper     1 W Dodgin 3   -   -   -   2   -   43   -   2   -   1   -   13   -   9 Arsenal 42 17 9 16 69 63 43
10 25/09/1954 Burnley   H FL 3-0 4-0 46,190 Kelsey Barnes Wade Forbes Dickson Goring D.Tapscott Logie Lawton 2 Lishman 1 Roper 1     10 DJ Evans 21   -   2   -   6   1   31   -   2   -   -   -   9 +1 1   10 Burnley 42 17 9 16 51 48 43
11 02/10/1954 Leicester City   A FL 2-2 3-3 42,486 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Forbes Bowen D.Tapscott Logie 1 Lawton 2 Lishman Roper     11 AR Forbes 20   1   -   -   9   4   212   20   22   -   1   -   57 +1 8   11 Everton 42 16 10 16 62 68 42
2 05/10/1954 Moscow Dynamo   A Fr 0-1 0-5 90,000 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dickson Forbes D.Tapscott Logie Lawton Lishman Roper     2 JG Fotheringham 27   -   2   -   7   -   27   -   2   -   -   -   7   -   12 Huddersfield Town 42 14 13 15 63 68 41
12 09/10/1954 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-0 2-1 38,167 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dickson Forbes Walsh D.Tapscott Lawton Bloomfield 1 Roper 1     12 H Goring 41   1   2   -   8   1   158   51   15   2   -   -   34 +3 15   13 Sheffield United 42 17 7 18 70 86 41
13 16/10/1954 Portsmouth   H FL 0-0 0-1 44,866 Guthrie Wills Wade Goring Dodgin Forbes Walsh Logie Holton Bloomfield Roper     13 R Guthrie 2 (0) 3 * -   -   -   -   2 (0) 3 * -   -   -   -   -   -   14 Preston North End 42 16 8 18 83 64 40
3 20/10/1954 Racing Club de Paris   A Fr 2-1 3-1 19,000 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dodgin Forbes 1 Walsh Logie Lawton 1 Bloomfield 1 Roper     3 J Haverty 6   -   1   -   -   -   6   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   15 Charlton Athletic 42 15 10 17 76 75 40
14 23/10/1954 Aston Villa   A FL 0-0 1-2 38,038 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dodgin Forbes Walsh Logie Lawton Bloomfield Roper 1     14 DG Herd 3   1   -   -   2   2   3   1   -   -   -   -   2   2   16 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 8 18 72 73 40
4 26/10/1954 Maccabi Tel-Aviv   H Fr 2-0 4-1 13,058 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Dodgin Forbes Milton D.Tapscott 1 Holton 3 Bloomfield Roper     4 CC Holton 8   -   1   -   4   3   99   58   8   4   1   -   21 +2 22   17 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 8 18 76 96 40
15 30/10/1954 Sunderland   H FL 0-2 1-3 65,424 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Dodgin Forbes Milton D.Tapscott Holton Bloomfield Roper 1     15 AJ Kelsey 38 (12) 59 * 2 (1) 1 * 9 (1) 19 * 106 (22) 169 * 8 (3) 8 * 1 (0) 1 * 23 (2) 46 * 18 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 13 16 62 69 39
16 06/11/1954 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 1-1 2-2 31,222 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring 1 Fotheringham Forbes Milton Bloomfield Lawton Lishman 1 Roper     16 T Lawton 18   6   2   1   6   3   27   7   2   1   1   1   11   4   19 Blackpool 42 14 10 18 60 64 38
5 09/11/1954 Moscow Spartak   H Fr 1-1 1-2 65,838 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton Logie 1 Holton Lishman Roper     5 DJ Lishman 32   19   2   -   5   3   211   120   17   10   1   2   48 +4 35   20 Cardiff City 42 13 11 18 62 76 37
17 13/11/1954 Huddersfield Town   H FL 2-3 3-5 42,950 Kelsey Barnes Wade Goring Fotheringham Forbes Milton 2 D.Tapscott Roper Lishman 1 Marden     17 JT Logie 13   3   -   -   3   1   296   68   30   8   2   -   53   12   21 Leicester City 42 12 11 19 74 86 35
18 20/11/1954 Manchester United   A FL 1-0 1-2 33,373 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton Logie D.Tapscott 1 Lishman Roper     18 RJ Marden 7   -   -   -   2   1   42   11   -   -   -   -   14 +2 3   22 Sheffield Wednesday 42 8 10 24 63 100 26
19 27/11/1954 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 1-1 55,055 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Fotheringham Forbes Milton D.Tapscott Roper 1 Lishman Marden     19 CA Milton 8   3   2   -   2   -   75   18   9   3   -   -   11 +1 4  
20 04/12/1954 Blackpool   A FL 1-1 2-2 16,348 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton D.Tapscott 1 Roper 1 Lishman Marden     20 DJ Oakes 9   -   -   -   1   -   11   1   -   -   -   -   4   2  
21 11/12/1954 Charlton Athletic   H FL 2-1 3-1 40,498 Kelsey Wills Wade Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton 1 D.Tapscott Roper 2 Lishman Marden     21 DGB Roper 35   17   -   -   9   4   277   81   21   7   2   -   65 +3 41  
22 18/12/1954 Newcastle United   A FL 0-3 1-5 35,060 Kelsey Wills 1p Wade Goring Fotheringham Bowen Walsh D.Tapscott Roper Lishman Marden     22 A Shaw 1   -   -   -   1   -   57   -   4   -   -   -   15 +5 -  
23 25/12/1954 Chelsea   H FL 1-0 1-0 47,178 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Clapton D.Tapscott Lawton 1 Lishman Haverty     23 JR Smailes -   -   -   -   2   -                           2   -  
24 27/12/1954 Chelsea   A FL 1-0 1-1 66,922 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Clapton D.Tapscott 1 Lawton Lishman Haverty     24 CH Sullivan 2 (1) 1 * -   -   2 (0) 7 * 3 (1) 6 * -   -   -   -   6 (0) 16 *
25 01/01/1955 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 0-1 2-2 40,246 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Clapton D.Tapscott 1 Lawton Lishman 1 Haverty     25 R Swallow 1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
3 08/01/1955 Cardiff City   H FAC 0-0 1-0 51,298 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton D.Tapscott Lawton 1 Lishman Haverty     3 DR Tapscott 37   13   2   -   6 +1 5   42   18   2   -   -   -   7 +1 6  
26 15/01/1955 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 1-0 36,263 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton D.Tapscott Lawton 1 Lishman Holton     26 JS Wade 14   -   -   -   6 +1 -   86   -   7   -   -   -   29 +3 -  
4 29/01/1955 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FAC 0-0 0-1 52,857 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Milton D.Tapscott Lawton Lishman Holton     4 JB Walsh 6   -   -   -   1   -   16   -   -   -   -   -   6 +1 1  
27 05/02/1955 Preston North End   H FL 1-0 2-0 41,228 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Roper 1 D.Tapscott 1 Lawton Lishman Holton     27 J Wilkinson 1   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
28 12/02/1955 Burnley   A FL 0-2 0-3 24,940 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Roper D.Tapscott Lawton Lishman Holton     28 LE Wills 24   1   -   -   6   1   54   1   2   -   1   -   14 +1 2  
29 19/02/1955 Leicester City   H FL 0-1 1-1 27,384 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen D.Tapscott Herd Wilkinson Lishman Roper 1     29
30 26/02/1955 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 2-0 3-2 26,910 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Clapton D.Tapscott 3 Roper Bloomfield Haverty     30
6 02/03/1955 Tottenham Hotspur   A Fr 2-1 4-1 14,000 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Forbes Clapton D.Tapscott 2 Roper 1 Bloomfield Marden 1     6
31 05/03/1955 Charlton Athletic   A FL 1-1 1-1 42,064 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Forbes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper Bloomfield 1 Marden     31
32 12/03/1955 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 2-0 30,136 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Bowen Clapton D.Tapscott 1 Roper 1 Bloomfield Marden     32
7 15/03/1955 Glasgow Rangers   H Fr 1-2 3-3 28,123 Kelsey Barnes Evans 1p Goring 1 Fotheringham Forbes Clapton Lishman Lawton 1 Bloomfield Marden D.Bennett   7
33 19/03/1955 Sunderland   A FL 1-0 1-0 40,279 Kelsey Barnes Evans Goring Fotheringham Forbes Clapton D.Tapscott Lawton Lishman Bloomfield 1     33
8 21/03/1955 Hibernian (Scotland)   A Fr 1-0 2-2 24,000 C.Sullivan Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Lawton Lishman 1 Bloomfield 1     8
34 26/03/1955 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 0-0 3-0 33,852 C.Sullivan Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper 1 Lishman 2 Bloomfield     34
35 02/04/1955 Huddersfield Town   A FL 1-0 1-0 22,853 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper 1 Lishman Bloomfield     35
36 08/04/1955 Cardiff City   H FL 0-0 2-0 39,052 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott 2 Roper Bloomfield Swallow     36
37 09/04/1955 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 3-0 60,741 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper 1 Lishman 2 Bloomfield     37
38 11/04/1955 Cardiff City   A FL 0-0 2-1 29,080 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper Lishman 1 Bloomfield 1     38
39 16/04/1955 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 1-2 1-3 34,985 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper Lishman 1 Bloomfield     39
40 18/04/1955 Sheffield United   A FL 0-1 1-1 21,380 C.Sullivan Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton Herd Roper 1 Lishman Bloomfield     40
41 23/04/1955 Manchester United   H FL 2-2 2-3 42,754 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton D.Tapscott Roper Lishman 2 Bloomfield     41
42 30/04/1955 Portsmouth   A FL 0-2 1-2 28,156 Kelsey Wills Evans Goring Fotheringham Oakes Clapton Herd 1 Roper D.Tapscott Bloomfield     42
9 11/05/1955 Grasshoppers   A Fr 3-4 5-5   Kelsey Wills Evans Smailes Fotheringham Forbes 2 Clapton Herd Roper 3 D.Tapscott Bloomfield     9
10 15/05/1955 Young Boys   A Fr 1-0 3-0 8,000 Kelsey Wills 1 Evans Smailes Fotheringham Forbes 1 Clapton Holton Lawton 1 Roper Bloomfield Wade D.Tapscott 10
11 19/05/1955 Munich 1860   A Fr 2-1 2-1 45,000 Kelsey Wade Evans Wills Fotheringham Forbes Clapton D.Tapscott 2 Lawton Roper Bloomfield     11
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury.
Manager - Tom Whittaker
Directors - Bracewell Smith (Chairman), Alfred Bone, Jimmy Joyce, Denis Hill-Wood, Guy Smith, Tom Whittaker (Secretary), Bob Wall (Assistant secretary).
Captain - Jimmy Logie (until 9 November 1954), Walley Barnes (from 10 November 1954)