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 Sub 5     1965-66 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1965-66
1 03/08/1965 Trinidad   A FR 2-1 3-1 -   Furnell Howe McCullough Neill Ure McLintock Sammels 1 Eastham 1p J.Baker 1 Court Armstrong Storey         1   League FA Cup Friendlies League FA Cup Europe SFCC Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 04/08/1965 Jamaica Sugar Estates   A FR 7-0 12-0 - 3,000 Wilson Howe McCullough McLintock Wright Neill Sammels Eastham J.Baker 6 Shannon 4 Armstrong 2           2 Player Apps US Gls Apps Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps US Gls 1 Liverpool 42 26 9 7 79 34 61
A 07/08/1965 Jamaica   A FR 2-0 2-0 - 20,000 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Ure Neill Skirton 2 Eastham J.Baker Court Armstrong           A G Armstrong 39   - 6   1   -   15   - 6   127   - 16   7   3   3   -   -   -   36     18   2 Leeds United 42 23 9 10 79 38 55
3 10/08/1965 Curacao   A FR 1-1 3-1 -   Wilson Howe McCullough McLintock 1 Ure Neill 1 Sammels Eastham J.Baker Court Armstrong 1           3 JH Baker 24   - 13   1   -   9   - 10   144   - 93   10   4   2   3   -   -   31     20   3 Burnley 42 24 7 11 79 47 55
4 11/08/1965 Aruba   A FR 2-1 2-2 -   Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Ure Neill Sammels Eastham 1 J.Baker Court 1 Armstrong           4 T Baldwin 8   1 5   -   -   4   1 3   9   1 5   -   -   -   -   -   -   8 +1   6   4 Manchester United 42 18 15 9 84 59 51
5 15/08/1965 Trinidad   A FR 4-0 6-2 -   Wilson Howe Storey Neill Ure McLintock 1 Skirton Eastham 3 Sammels Court Armstrong 2           5 AJ Burns 7 (0) - 19 * -   -   3 (2) 1 2 * 31 (4) - 66 * 2 (1) 2 * -   -   -   -   12 +3 (6)   13 * 5 Chelsea 42 22 7 13 65 53 51
1 21/08/1965 Stoke City   H FL 0-0 2-1 7 30,107 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Ure Neill Baldwin Eastham J.Baker 2 Court Armstrong (Sammels)         1 T Coakley -   - -   -   -   3   - -   -   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3     -   6 West Bromwich Albion 42 19 12 11 91 69 50
2 25/08/1965 Northampton Town   A FL 0-1 1-1 6 17,352 Wilson Howe McCullough Neill Ure McLintock Baldwin 1 Eastham J.Baker Court Armstrong (Sammels)         2 DJ Court 38   1 1   -   -   14   - 1   85   1 8   3   -   2   -   -   -   33 +4   7   7 Leicester City 42 21 7 14 80 65 49
3 28/08/1965 Burnley   A FL 0-1 2-2 8 16,737 Wilson Howe McCullough Neill Ure McLintock Sammels Eastham 1 J.Baker 1 Court Armstrong (Simpson)         3 R Davidson -   - -   -   -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1   -   8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 12 14 75 66 44
4 04/09/1965 Chelsea   H FL 0-3 1-3 15 45,456 Furnell Howe McCullough Neill Ure McLintock Sammels Eastham J.Baker 1 Court Armstrong (Radford)         4 GE Eastham 37   1 6   1   -   11   - 6   207   1 41   13   -   3   -   -   -   37     22   9 Sheffield United 42 16 11 15 56 59 43
5 07/09/1965 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-0 1-0 10 30,431 Furnell Howe McCullough Court Neill McLintock Armstrong Radford J.Baker Sammels 1 Eastham (Simpson)         5 J Furnell 31 (7) - 50 * 1 (0) 3 * 9 +2 (4) - 12 * 70 (13) - 115 * 5 (1) 8 * 1 (0) 3 * -   -   20 +2 (8)   24 * 10 Stoke City 42 15 12 15 65 64 42
6 11/09/1965 Tottenham Hotspur OG A FL 2-1 2-2 11 53,962 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels Eastham (Ure)         6 D Howe 29   - 1   1   -   11   - 1   69   - 1   3   -   -   -   -   -   28     3   11 Everton 42 15 11 16 56 62 41
7 14/09/1965 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-0 1-0 7 34,542 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong Radford J.Baker Sammels Eastham 1 (Ure)         7 DJ Jenkins -   1 -   -   -   -   - -   -   1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -     -   12 West Ham United 42 15 9 18 70 83 39
8 18/09/1965 Everton   A FL 0-2 1-3 13 38,935 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Simpson Armstrong Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels Eastham (Court)         8 WJ McCullough 17   5 -   -   -   7 +1 1 -   253   5 4   11   -   4   1   5   -   76 +1   -   13 Blackpool 42 14 9 19 55 65 37
6 21/09/1965 Corinthian Casuals   H FR 2-2 5-2 - 2,670 Wilson Magill Storey Simpson Ure Walley Skirton 1 Radford 1 Baldwin 2 Sammels 1 Tawse           6 JM McGill 2   - -   -   -   3   - -   2   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3     -   14 ARSENAL 42 12 13 17 62 75 37
9 25/09/1965 Manchester United   H FL 2-1 4-2 10 56,757 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong 1 Radford 1 J.Baker 1 Sammels Eastham 1 (Skirton)         9 F McLintock 36   - 2   1   -   15   - 3   61   - 4   3   -   -   -   -   -   25     8   15 Newcastle United 42 14 9 19 50 63 37
10 28/09/1965 Northampton Town   H FL 0-0 1-1 9 33,240 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong Radford 1 J.Baker Sammels Eastham Skirton (70)         10 EJ Magill -   - -   -   -   1   - -   116   - -   11   -   4   -   -   -   26 +3   -   16 Aston Villa 42 15 6 21 69 80 36
11 02/10/1965 Newcastle United   A FL 1-0 1-0 5 42,790 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock 1 Ure Court Armstrong Radford J.Baker Sammels Eastham Simpson (68)         11 WJT Neill 39   - -   1   -   16   - 1   130   - 3   2   -   -   -   -   -   50 +3   1   17 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 8 20 56 66 36
12 09/10/1965 Fulham   H FL 1-1 2-1 2 32,318 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels 1 Eastham (Simpson)         12 G Neilson 2   - -   -   -   2 +1 - -   2   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1   -   18 Nottingham Forest 42 14 8 20 56 72 36
7 12/10/1965 Israel Select XI   A FR 1-2 2-2 - 35,000 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Ure Armstrong Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels Eastham Simpson 1         7 RJ Pack 1   - -   -   -   1   - -   1   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1     -   19 Sunderland 42 14 8 20 51 72 36
13 16/10/1965 Blackpool OG A FL 1-3 3-5 7 19,533 Furnell Howe McCullough McLintock Neill Court Armstrong 1 Radford 1 J.Baker Sammels Eastham (Simpson)         13 J Radford 32   1 8   -   -   9 +1 2 10   46   1 15   2   2   -   -   -   -   12 +4   14   20 Fulham 42 14 7 21 67 85 35
14 23/10/1965 Blackburn Rovers   H FL 1-1 2-2 6 27,703 Burns Howe McCullough McLintock 1 Neill Court Armstrong Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels Eastham (Tawse)         14 JC Sammels 32   2 6   1   -   13   - 4   51   2 12   1   -   -   -   -   -   26     14   21 Northampton Town 42 10 13 19 55 92 33
8 26/10/1965 Bournemouth And Boscombe Athletic   A FR 1-2 6-2 -   Burns Howe 1 Storey McLintock Neill Simpson Armstrong Baldwin J.Baker 2 Sammels Eastham Furnell McCullough Radford 3     8 L Shannon -   - -   -   -   1   - 4   -   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1     4   22 Blackburn Rovers 42 8 4 30 57 88 20
15 30/10/1965 Leicester City   A FL 0-0 1-3 7 22,528 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Armstrong 1 Radford J.Baker Sammels Eastham (McCullough)         15 PF Simpson 5 +3 12 -   -   -   5 +1 - 1   17 +3 12 2   -   -   -   -   -   -   12 +2   1  
16 06/11/1965 Sheffield United   H FL 4-1 6-2 6 28,541 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton 2 Sammels J.Baker 2 Eastham Armstrong 2 (Baldwin)         16 AFG Skirton 23 +1 1 9   1   -   8   2 7   142 +1 1 51   8   -   1   1   -   -   45 +2   33  
17 13/11/1965 Leeds United   A FL 0-1 0-2 9 36,383 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Sammels J.Baker Eastham Armstrong (Simpson)         17 PE Storey 28   - -   1   -   12 +1 1 1   28   - -   1   -   -   -   -   -   13 +1   1  
9 16/11/1965 Brazil   H FR 1-0 2-0 - 17,789 Burns 0* Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Sammels 2 J.Baker Eastham Armstrong Furnell 0* (McCullough) (Ure) (Baldwin) (Radford) 9 B Tawse -   1 -   -   -   1   - -   5   1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3 +1   1  
18 20/11/1965 West Ham United   H FL 1-1 3-2 7 35,855 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton 2 Sammels J.Baker 1 Eastham Armstrong Walley (46)         18 A Tyrer -   1 -   -   -   1 +1 - -   -   1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1   -  
10 30/11/1965 Moscow Dynamo (USSR)   H FR 2-0 3-0 - 21,912 Burns Howe Storey 1 McLintock Neill Court Skirton 1 Radford 1 Baldwin Eastham Armstrong (Storey) (Radford) (Skirton)     10 JF Ure 21   3 -   -   -   13   1 -   84   3 2   6   -   4   -   -   -   28 +2   -  
19 04/12/1965 Aston Villa   H FL 1-1 3-3 9 25,880 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton 2 Radford J.Baker Eastham 1 Armstrong (Simpson)         19 JT Walley 7 +3 5 1   1   -   4 +1 1 -   7 +3 5 1   1   -   -   -   -   -   4 +1   -  
20 11/12/1965 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 2-4 9 43,727 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Radford 1 Baldwin 1 Eastham Armstrong (Ure)         20 RP Wilson 4 (0) - 6 * -   -   6 +1 (3) - 10 * 9 (0) - 17 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * -   -   8 +2 (5)   12 *
21 27/12/1965 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 0-3 0-4 10 33,101 Burns Howe Storey McLintock Neill Simpson Skirton Sammels J.Baker Eastham Armstrong Walley (25)         21 WA Wright -   - -   -   -   1   - -   -   - -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1     -  
22 28/12/1965 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 3-0 5-2 10 21,035 Wilson Howe Storey Neill Ure Walley Skirton 1 Radford J.Baker 1 Sammels 1 Eastham 2 (Simpson)         22 Own Goals -     4   -   -   -     -   -     61   -   12   -   -   -   -   -     26  
23 01/01/1966 Fulham   A FL 0-1 0-1 11 25,801 Wilson Howe Storey Neill Ure McLintock Skirton Sammels J.Baker Eastham Armstrong (Walley)         23
24 08/01/1966 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-1 12 43,917 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Sammels J.Baker Radford Eastham (Walley)         24
25 15/01/1966 Blackburn Rovers   A FL 1-1 1-2 12 12,532 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Radford 1 J.Baker Eastham Armstrong (Simpson)         25
3 22/01/1966 Blackburn Rovers   A FAC 0-0 0-3 - 22,951 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Walley Skirton Sammels J.Baker Eastham Armstrong           3
26 29/01/1966 Stoke City   A FL 2-0 3-1 12 21,883 Furnell Howe 1 Storey McLintock Neill Ure Skirton Sammels Radford 2 Court Armstrong (Walley)         26
27 05/02/1966 Burnley   H FL 1-0 1-1 12 28,652 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Court Skirton Baldwin Radford Sammels 1 Armstrong Walley (70)         27
11 12/02/1966 Southampton   A FR 2-0 3-1 - 12,292 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock 1 Neill Court Skirton 1 Radford 1 J.Baker Walley Armstrong Davidson         11
28 19/02/1966 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 0-0 12 48,641 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Ure Skirton Sammels Radford Court Armstrong (Eastham)         28
29 05/03/1966 Blackpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 12 21,881 Furnell Howe Storey McLintock Neill Ure Skirton Sammels Radford Court Armstrong Simpson (70)         29
30 08/03/1966 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 1-1 12 51,085 Furnell Storey McCullough Neill Ure Court 1 Skirton Sammels Radford Eastham Armstrong (Simpson)         30
31 12/03/1966 Everton   H FL 0-1 0-1 12 24,821 Furnell Storey McCullough McLintock Ure Neill Neilson Eastham Radford Court Armstrong (Simpson)         31
12 16/03/1966 Valencia (Spain)   A FR 0-0 0-0 - 30,000 Furnell Storey Simpson McLintock Ure Neill Armstrong Tyrer Radford Court Walley (Burns)         12
32 19/03/1966 Manchester United   A FL 0-2 1-2 12 47,246 Furnell Storey McCullough McLintock Neill Ure Armstrong Sammels Radford Court Walley 1 Simpson (46)         32
33 26/03/1966 Newcastle United OG H FL 0-2 1-3 12 13,979 Furnell Storey Simpson Court Neill Ure Skirton Sammels Radford Eastham Armstrong (Walley)         33
13 29/03/1966 Ipswich Town   A FR 0-2 2-3 - 7,614 Furnell Storey McCullough McLintock Ure Court Skirton 1 Sammels Radford 1 Walley Armstrong Neilson         13
34 05/04/1966 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 0-1 1-1 12 8,738 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Ure Neill Skirton 1 Radford Baldwin Eastham Armstrong (McCullough)         34
35 11/04/1966 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 1-0 4-4 13 16,094 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Neill Ure Skirton Radford 1 Baldwin 2 Eastham Armstrong 1 (McCullough)         35
36 16/04/1966 West Ham United   A FL 1-2 1-2 16 26,022 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Ure Neill Skirton Radford Baldwin 1 Eastham Armstrong (Walley)         36
37 20/04/1966 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 2-0 13 32,349 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Ure Neill Skirton 1 Sammels 1 Radford Eastham Walley (McCullough)         37
38 23/04/1966 Sunderland   H FL 0-1 1-1 12 25,699 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Ure Walley Skirton Sammels 1 Radford Eastham Armstrong (McCullough)         38
39 25/04/1966 Sheffield United   A FL 0-0 0-3 13 15,045 Furnell Court Storey McLintock Neill Walley Skirton Sammels Radford Eastham Armstrong (Simpson)         39
40 30/04/1966 Aston Villa   A FL 0-2 0-3 15 18,866 Furnell Court Storey Simpson Neill Walley Skirton Sammels Radford Eastham Armstrong (Jenkins)         40
14 03/05/1966 Swansea Town   A FR 3-0 3-1 -   Furnell Pack Storey McGill Neill Ure Skirton 1 Sammels Baldwin 1 Court Armstrong 1 (Walley)         14
41 05/05/1966 Leeds United   H FL 0-2 0-3 16 4,554 Furnell Pack Storey McGill Neill Court Armstrong Baldwin Ure Sammels Eastham (Simpson)         41
42 07/05/1966 Leicester City OG H FL 1-0 1-0 14 16,435 Furnell Court Storey McGill Ure Walley Neilson Simpson Radford Eastham Armstrong (Tyrer)         42
15 10/05/1966 South Devon Select   A FR 3-0 4-5 -   Wilson Court Storey McGill Ure Neill Coakley Simpson Radford 3 Eastham 1 Armstrong (Skirton)         15
16 21/05/1966 Besiktas (Turkey)   A FR 0-1 0-2 -   Furnell Court Storey McLintock Ure Wright Coakley Sammels Radford McGill Neilson Wilson Neill       16
17 25/05/1966 Besiktas (Turkey)   A FR 0-0 0-0 -   Wilson Court Storey McLintock Ure Neill Neilson Simpson Radford Sammels Coakley Walley Tyrer       17
07/08/1965 abandoned after 50 minutes due to crowd trouble. 21/09/1965 - Sheriff Of London Shield. 26/10/1965 - Dai Woodward testimonial. 09/03/1966 - lost 12-13 on penalties. 29/03/1966 - JImmy Leadbetter and John Eslworthy benefit game. 03/05/1966 - Brian Hughes testimonial. 10/05/1966 - Terry Adlington testimonial.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Billy Wright
Directors - Bracewell Smith (President until 12 January 1966), Denis Hill-Wood (Chairman), Guy Smith, Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Peter Hill-Wood, Noel Bone, Bob Wall (Secretary).
Captain - George Eastham
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