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     1959-60 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1959-60
1 08/08/1959 Sparta (Netherlands)   A FR 1-0 2-2 -   Standen 0* Wills Evans Ward 1 Charles Docherty DR.Clapton 1 Groves Herd Bloomfield J.Henderson Kelsey 2*     1   League FA Cup SFCC Friendlies League FA Cup SFCC Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 12/08/1959 ADO (Netherlands) OG A FR 4-0 7-0 - 16,000 Standen Wills Evans Ward Charles Docherty DR.Clapton 1 Groves Herd 3 Bloomfield J.Henderson Barnwell 1 Haverty 1   2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Burnley 42 24 7 11 85 61 55
1 22/08/1959 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 0-1 0-1 19 47,585 Standen Wills Evans Docherty Charles Ward DR.Clapton Groves Herd Bloomfield J.Henderson       1 T Alleman -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 24 6 12 106 67 54
2 26/08/1959 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-0 3-0 9 32,386 Standen Wills Evans Charles Dodgin Groves DR.Clapton 3 Barnwell Herd Bloomfield Haverty       2 DR Bacuzzi -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 11 10 86 50 53
3 29/08/1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 3-3 11 45,885 Standen Wills Evans Charles Dodgin Groves DR.Clapton 1 Barnwell Herd 2 J.Henderson Haverty       3 J Barnwell 28   7   3   -   -   -   6 +1 5   45   10   3   -   4   -   -   -   9 +1 2   4 West Bromwich Albion 42 19 11 12 83 57 49
4 01/09/1959 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-0 1-1 6 41,585 Standen Wills McCullough Charles Dodgin Groves DR.Clapton Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield Haverty       4 JH Bloomfield 36   10   3   1   3   2   14   7   198   53   17   2   9   4   -   -   51 +2 17   5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 11 12 80 59 49
5 05/09/1959 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-1 1-1 7 61,011 Standen Wills McCullough Charles Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell 1 Herd Bloomfield Haverty       5 M Charles 20   8   1   -   -   -   5   -   20   8   1   -   2   3   -   -   10   2   6 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 59 51 48
6 09/09/1959 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 1-0 8 32,571 Standen Wills McCullough Charles Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell Herd 1 J.Henderson Haverty       6 DP Clapton 3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   7 Manchester United 42 19 7 16 102 80 45
7 12/09/1959 Manchester City   H FL 2-0 3-1 5 38,392 Standen Wills McCullough Charles Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton 1 Barnwell 1 Herd Bloomfield Haverty 1       7 DR Clapton 23   7   2   -   1   -   7   3   184   22   18   2   8   3   -   -   41 +2 9   8 Newcastle United 42 18 8 16 82 78 44
8 15/09/1959 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 2-1 2 38,795 Standen Wills McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton 1 Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield J.Henderson       8 TH Docherty 24   -   3   -   1   1   12   -   62   1   7   -   4   1   -   -   22   1   9 Preston North End 42 16 12 14 79 76 44
9 19/09/1959 Blackburn Rovers   A FL 0-0 1-1 3 31,647 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield J.Henderson       9 W Dodgin 30   -   1   -   2   -   6   -   191   -   16   1   8   -   1   -   46 +1 -   10 Fulham 42 17 10 15 73 80 44
3 23/09/1959 PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)   A FR 2-1 4-1 - 19,000 Standen 1* Wills McCullough Groves 1 Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell Herd 2 Bloomfield 1 Haverty Kelsey 0*     3 DJ Evans 7   1   2   -   -   -   2   -   189   10   18   2   6   1   -   -   43 +2 2   11 Blackpool 42 15 10 17 59 71 40
10 26/09/1959 Blackpool   H FL 1-0 2-1 3 47,473 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell 1 Herd 1 Bloomfield Haverty       10 MD Everitt 5   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 -   12 Leicester City 42 13 13 16 66 75 39
11 03/10/1959 Everton   A FL 1-1 1-3 4 40,587 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Docherty DR.Clapton Barnwell 1 Herd Bloomfield Haverty       11 RL Goulden -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +3 -   1   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   2 +4 1   13 ARSENAL 42 15 9 18 68 80 39
12 10/10/1959 Manchester United   A FL 2-1 2-4 7 51,872 Standen Wills McCullough Docherty Dodgin Groves DR.Clapton Bloomfield Herd 1 J.Henderson 1 Haverty       12 PJ Goy -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 * 2 (1) 1 * -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 * 14 West Ham United 42 16 6 20 75 91 38
4 13/10/1959 Grasshoppers (Switzerland) OG H FR 4-1 8-2 - 18,006 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Snedden Docherty Nutt Barnwell 2 Julians 5 Bloomfield J.Henderson       4 VG Groves 30   1   -   -   3   -   13   2   113   31   12   6   7   1   -   -   34   14   15 Everton 42 13 11 18 73 78 37
5 14/10/1959 England XI   H FR 2-0 3-1 -     Bacuzzi   Smith 1 Dodgin Docherty   Johansson 1 Groves Bloomfield 1 Alleman       5 J Haverty 35   8   2   -   2   1   6 +1 1   102   21   8   1   6   2   -   -   24 +2 2   16 Manchester City 42 17 3 22 78 84 37
13 17/10/1959 Preston North End   H FL 0-1 0-3 10 44,073 Standen Wills McCullough Docherty Dodgin Groves J.Henderson Bloomfield Julians Herd Haverty       13 JG Henderson 31   7   3   -   3   1   13   6   52   19   7   -   5   1   -   -   22   13   17 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 5 21 60 70 37
14 24/10/1959 Leicester City   A FL 0-1 2-2 10 29,152 Kelsey Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Ward Herd Bloomfield 1 Julians Barnwell 1 J.Henderson       14 DG Herd 31   14   1   -   2   -   12   13   126   68   13   9   5   2   -   -   28 +1 24   18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 76 91 37
6 26/10/1959 England XI   H FR 0-1 2-2 -   Springett Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Petts J.Henderson Bloomfield Herd 2 Groves Parry       6 R Johansson -   -   -   -   -   -   1   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   1   19 Birmingham City 42 13 10 19 63 80 36
2 27/10/1959 Portsmouth   H SFCC 1-0 2-1 - 4,108 Kelsey Wills McCullough Ward Dodgin Groves J.Henderson Bloomfield 1 Herd Julians 1 Nutt       2 LB Julians 8   2   2   1   2   1   3 +1 6   18   7   6   3   3   1   -   -   4 +2 7   20 Nottingham Forest 42 13 9 20 50 74 35
15 31/10/1959 Birmingham City   H FL 2-0 3-0 8 34,605 Kelsey Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Petts J.Henderson 1 Barnwell 1 Herd 1 Bloomfield Haverty       15 AJ Kelsey 22 (5) 41 * -   -   2 (0) 3 * 7 +2 (1) 18 * 255 (60) 418 * 21 (6) 28 * 4 (1) 4 * 1 (0) 1 * 54 +2 (10) 93 * 21 Leeds United 42 12 10 20 65 92 34
7 04/11/1959 Aberdeen (Scotland)   A FR 1-0 2-1 - 10,000 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Snedden Petts J.Henderson 1 Julians Herd Bloomfield 1 Haverty Nutt     7 WJ McCullough 33   -   -   -   3   -   13   -   43   -   1   -   5   -   -   -   18   -   22 Luton Town 42 9 12 21 50 73 30
16 07/11/1959 Leeds United   A FL 1-1 2-3 10 21,617 Standen Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Petts J.Henderson 1 Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield Haverty       16 EJ Magill 17   -   3   -   1   -   5   -   17   -   3   -   1   -   -   -   6   -  
17 14/11/1959 West Ham United   H FL 1-1 1-3 12 49,760 Kelsey Wills McCullough Charles Dodgin Petts DR.Clapton Herd Groves Bloomfield 1 Haverty       17 WJT Neill -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1 -  
8 16/11/1959 England XI   H FR   1-1 -         Charles   Petts     J.Henderson 1           8 GE Nutt 3   -   -   -   1   -   4 +1 1   49   10   2   -   4   1   -   -   12 +3 3  
18 21/11/1959 Chelsea   A FL 3-0 3-1 9 52,748 Kelsey Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Petts DR.Clapton Barnwell J.Henderson Bloomfield 1 Haverty 2       18 RA Parry -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
3 23/11/1959 Leicester City   H SFCC 2-1 4-2 - 6,402 Kelsey Wills 1p McCullough Sleap Dodgin Petts DR.Clapton J.Henderson 1 Groves Bloomfield 1 Haverty 1       3 JWFJ Petts 7   -   -   -   1   -   9   -   19   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   12   -  
19 28/11/1959 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 1-1 2-4 12 41,157 Kelsey Wills McCullough Barnwell Dodgin Petts DR.Clapton J.Henderson Groves 1 Bloomfield 1 Haverty       19 RW Sleap -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -  
20 05/12/1959 Newcastle United   A FL 1-2 1-4 13 39,940 Kelsey Wills McCullough Barnwell Charles Petts DR.Clapton J.Henderson Groves Bloomfield Haverty 1       20 J Smith -   -   -   -   -   -   1   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   1  
21 12/12/1959 Burnley   H FL 2-0 2-4 13 26,249 Kelsey Wills McCullough Groves Dodgin Ward DR.Clapton Barnwell J.Henderson Bloomfield 1 Haverty 1       21 JD Snedden 1   -   1   -   -   -   7   -   1   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   7   -  
22 19/12/1959 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-1 1-5 16 25,135 Standen Magill Wills Groves Dodgin Barnwell DR.Clapton J.Henderson Julians 1 Bloomfield Haverty       22 RD Springett -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (0) 2 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 (0) 2 *
23 26/12/1959 Luton Town   H FL 0-1 0-3 17 31,466 Standen Magill Evans Ward Dodgin Petts Herd Barnwell Julians Bloomfield DR.Clapton       23 JA Standen 20 (3) 39 * 3 (0) 5 * 1 (0) 3 * 7 +1 (4) 8 * 34 (3) 65 * 3 (0) 5 * 3 (1) 7 * -   -   11 +1 (5) 13 *
24 28/12/1959 Luton Town   A FL 1-0 1-0 16 27,055 Standen Magill Evans Wills Dodgin Barnwell Nutt Herd Julians 1 Bloomfield Haverty       24 G Ward 15   1   -   -   2   -   5 +1 1   59   5   3   -   5   -   -   -   14 +1 1  
25 02/01/1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-2 4-4 16 47,854 Standen Magill Evans 1 Barnwell Dodgin Wills 1p J.Henderson Herd Charles 1 Bloomfield Haverty 1       25 LE Wills 33   1   3   -   2   1   12   1   171   4   13   -   8   1   1   -   46 +2 3  
3 09/01/1960 Rotherham United OG A FAC 1-0 2-2 - 24,750 Standen Magill Evans Docherty Dodgin Wills J.Henderson Barnwell Julians 1 Bloomfield Haverty       3 Own Goals -   1   -   1   -   -   -   2   -   52   -   11   -   -   -   -   -   26  
3 13/01/1960 Rotherham United   H FAC 1-0 1-1 - 57,598 Standen Magill Evans Wills Docherty Barnwell DR.Clapton J.Henderson Herd Bloomfield 1 Haverty       3 T Alleman, R Johansson, RA Parry (Bolton Wanderers), John Smith (West Ham United) and RD Springett (Sheffield Wednesday) played as guests.
26 16/01/1960 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-1 0-3 16 58,962 Standen Magill Evans Wills Snedden Barnwell DR.Clapton Herd Julians Bloomfield Haverty       26 Friendly appearances - 19 short
3 18/01/1960 Rotherham United   N FAC 0-2 0-2   56,290 Standen Magill Wills Docherty Snedden Barnwell DR.Clapton Julians Charles Bloomfield J.Henderson       3 Friendly goals conceded - 2 short
27 23/01/1960 Manchester City OG A FL 1-0 2-1 16 28,441 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Docherty Wills DR.Clapton Herd Charles 1 Bloomfield Haverty       27
9 25/01/1960 Great Britain Olympic XI   H FR 2-0 4-0 -   Standen Magill McCullough Neill Snedden Petts Nutt 1 Groves Julians 1 Barnwell 2 J.Henderson       9
10 29/01/1960 West Ham United   H FR 0-1 0-1   11,538 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Snedden Wills Nutt Barnwell Herd Bloomfield Haverty Goulden     10
28 06/02/1960 Blackburn Rovers   H FL 3-1 5-2 13 35,633 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Docherty Wills J.Henderson Herd 1 Charles 3 Bloomfield Haverty 1       28
11 08/02/1960 Peterborough United   A FR 0-1 1-1 - 17,665 Kelsey 1* Magill McCullough Wills Docherty Petts J.Henderson Herd Charles Bloomfield 1 Haverty Standen 0* Neill Goulden 11
29 13/02/1960 Blackpool   A FL 1-1 1-2 15 14,868 Kelsey Magill McCullough Barnwell Docherty Wills J.Henderson Herd Charles 1 Bloomfield Haverty       29
12 16/02/1960 Ipswich Town   A FR 0-2 0-4   15,835 Standen Wills McCullough Neill Dodgin Docherty Nutt Groves Herd Barnwell Haverty Julians     12
30 20/02/1960 Everton   H FL 1-0 2-1 13 28,872 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty J.Henderson Barnwell Charles 2 Groves Haverty       30
31 27/02/1960 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 1-0 13 47,657 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty J.Henderson Barnwell 1p Charles Groves Haverty       31
32 05/03/1960 Preston North End   A FL 1-0 3-0 11 23,635 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty J.Henderson 1 Groves Charles Bloomfield 1 Haverty 1       32
13 12/03/1960 Leyton Orient   H FR 0-0 0-2   18,059 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty J.Henderson Groves Charles Bloomfield Haverty Goy Goulden   13
33 15/03/1960 Leicester City   H FL 0-1 1-1 11 27,838 Standen Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Docherty J.Henderson Herd 1 Charles Groves Haverty       33
34 19/03/1960 Burnley   A FL 0-1 2-3 13 20,166 Kelsey Magill McCullough Ward Dodgin Groves J.Henderson 2 Herd DP.Clapton Barnwell Haverty       34
35 26/03/1960 Leeds United   H FL 0-0 1-1 13 19,735 Kelsey Magill McCullough Charles Dodgin Groves J.Henderson Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield Haverty       35
36 02/04/1960 West Ham United   A FL 0-0 0-0 13 28,818 Kelsey Magill McCullough Charles Docherty Groves J.Henderson Herd Julians Bloomfield Haverty       36
SF 05/04/1960 West Ham United   H SFCC 0-0 1-3 - 8,276 Standen Magill McCullough Ward Docherty 1p Groves J.Henderson Herd Julians Bloomfield Haverty       SF
37 09/04/1960 Chelsea   H FL 0-2 1-4 13 40,525 Kelsey Magill McCullough Docherty Dodgin Groves J.Henderson Barnwell Herd Bloomfield 1 Haverty       37
38 15/04/1960 Fulham   H FL 0-0 2-0 11 37,873 Kelsey Wills McCullough Groves Docherty Everitt J.Henderson 1 Herd 1 DP.Clapton Bloomfield Haverty       38
39 16/04/1960 Birmingham City   A FL 0-1 0-3 13 27,216 Kelsey Magill Wills Everitt Docherty Groves J.Henderson Herd DP.Clapton Bloomfield Nutt       39
40 18/04/1960 Fulham   A FL 0-1 0-3 15 31,058 Kelsey Wills McCullough Everitt Docherty Ward J.Henderson Julians Charles Bloomfield Nutt       40
41 23/04/1960 Manchester United   H FL 2-2 5-2 13 41,057 Kelsey Wills McCullough Ward 1 Docherty Everitt DR.Clapton 1 J.Henderson Groves Bloomfield 3 Haverty       41
42 30/04/1960 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-1 0-1 13 26,318 Kelsey Wills McCullough Ward Docherty Everitt DR.Clapton J.Henderson Groves Bloomfield Haverty       42
14 07/05/1960 Grasshoppers (Switzerland)   A FR   4-2 -   Kelsey Wills McCullough Docherty Dodgin Petts DR.Clapton Herd 2 Groves Bloomfield 1 J.Henderson 1 Ward     14
15 11/05/1960 Racing Club de Paris (France)   A FR 0-4 3-4 -   Kelsey Wills McCullough Docherty Snedden Petts DR.Clapton Herd 1 Groves Bloomfield 1 J.Henderson 1       15
16 14/05/1960 Anderlecht (Belgium)   A FR 2-1 4-1 -   Kelsey Wills 1 McCullough Docherty Snedden Petts DR.Clapton 1 Barnwell Herd 1 Bloomfield J.Henderson 1       16
17 19/05/1960 Fortuna Geleen (Netherlands)   A FR 2-3 5-5 -   Kelsey Wills McCullough Docherty Snedden Petts DR.Clapton Herd 2 Groves 1 Bloomfield 1 J.Henderson 1       17
14/10/1959 - 30 minutes each way. 26/10/1059 - 25 minutes each way. 13/01/1960 after extra time, 1-1 after 90 minutes.  18/01/1960 played at Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday. Arsenal received a bye in the 1st round of the Southern Floodlight Challenge Cup
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - George Swindin
Directors -  Bracewell Smith (Chairman), Alfred Bone, Jimmy Joyce, Denis Hill-Wood, Guy Smith, Bob Wall (Secretary).
Captain - Vic Groves
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