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     1968-69 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1968-69
1 18/07/1968 Watford   H FR   1-2 - 0                                 1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 27/07/1968 Alemmania Aachen (West Germany)   A FR 1-2 2-3 - 20,000 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Graham Gould Jenkins 2 Simmons         2 Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps Gls Apps US Gls 1 Leeds United 42 27 13 2 66 26 67
3 30/07/1968 Borussia Monchengladbach (West Germany)   A FR 0-0 0-0 - 18,000 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Graham Gould Court Jenkins         3 G Armstrong 26 +3 2 5   2 +1 1 1   6   - 2   4   - -   235 +3 2 33   18 +1 1 5   17   - 2   3   -   60     20   2 Liverpool 42 25 11 6 63 24 61
4 03/08/1968 Glasgow Rangers (Scotland)   A FR 1-1 2-2 - 40,000 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Jenkins 1 Court Johnston 1 Gould (2H) Graham (2H)       4 DJ Court 40   - 6   4   - -   6 +1 - 1   6   - 1   150 +4 11 17   8 +1 2 -   6 +1 1 1   2   -   52 +5   9   3 Everton 42 21 15 6 77 36 57
1 10/08/1968 Tottenham Hotspur OG A FL 1-0 2-1 3 56,280 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels Graham Court Jenkins (Gould)         1 FC George -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +2 - 2   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   0 +2   2   4 ARSENAL 42 22 12 8 56 27 56
2 13/08/1968 Leicester City   H FL 0-0 3-0 1 32,164 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Graham Court 1 Jenkins Gould (50) 2         2 RA Gould 33 +5 2 10   4   - 1   5 +2 - 3   6 +1 - 2   48 +6 6 16   7   - 3   5 +2 1 3   -   -   10 +1   4   5 Chelsea 42 20 10 12 73 53 50
3 17/08/1968 Liverpool   H FL 1-0 1-1 3 43,535 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (Johnston)         3 G Graham 23 +3 6 4   1   - -   3 +2 1 -   6 +1 - -   94 +3 6 31   10   - 1   11 +2 1 5   -   -   21 +1   1   6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 17 11 61 51 45
4 21/08/1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 36,006 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (George)         4 DJ Jenkins 14   - 3   -   - -   2   - 3   2 +1 - 3   16 +1 4 3   2   1 1   6   1 5   -   -   6 +7   8   7 Southampton 42 16 13 13 57 48 45
5 24/08/1968 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-1 2-1 2 25,825 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels Gould Court Jenkins 1 (Rice)         5 G Johnston 0 +3 3 -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - 1   17 +4 8 3   -   - -   3 +1 1 -   -   -   7 +4   5   8 West Ham United 42 13 18 11 66 50 44
6 27/08/1968 Manchester City   H FL 2-0 4-1 1 40,776 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels 1 Gould Court Jenkins 2 (Graham)         6 EP Kelly -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +2 - -   -   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   0 +2   -   9 Newcastle United 42 15 14 13 61 55 44
7 31/08/1968 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 2-1 1 44,407 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock 1 Neill 1p Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (Graham)         7 F McLintock 37   - 1   4   - -   7   - -   7   - -   176   - 18   15   - -   17   - 4   -   -   43     11   10 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 11 15 64 67 43
2 04/09/1968 Sunderland   H FLC 0-0 1-0 - 28,460 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill 1 Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (Rice)         2 R McNab 42   - -   4   - -   7   - -   5   - -   97 +1 2 -   8   2 -   12   - 1   -   -   18     2   11 Manchester United 42 15 12 15 57 53 42
8 07/09/1968 Southampton   A FL 0-1 2-1 1 25,126 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 2 Sammels Gould Court Jenkins Johnston (70)         8 WJT Neill 21 +1 1 2   -   1 -   4   - 1   5   - -   223 +1 1 7   10 +1 1 -   14 +1 - 2   -   -   74 +3   4   12 Ipswich Town 42 15 11 16 59 60 41
9 14/09/1968 Stoke City   H FL 1-0 1-0 1 28,275 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill 1 Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins Armstrong (70)         9 S Nelson -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +4 1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   1 +5 1 -   13 Manchester City 42 15 10 17 64 55 40
10 21/09/1968 Leeds United   A FL 0-1 0-2 2 39,946 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Armstrong Sammels Gould Court Jenkins Johnston (75)         10 J Radford 31 +3 4 15   4   - -   6   - 4   5   - 1   146 +3 5 44   14   - 7   15   - 6   -   -   25 +5   19   14 Burnley 42 15 9 18 55 82 39
3 25/09/1968 Scunthorpe United   A FLC 2-1 6-1 - 17,450 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Armstrong Sammels 1 Gould 1 Court 1 Jenkins 3 (Graham)         3 PJ Rice -   1 -   -   - -   -   1 -   2 +2 - -   2 +4 6 -   -   - -   1   3 -   -   -   6 +4   -   15 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 16 16 41 54 36
11 28/09/1968 Sunderland   H FL 0-0 0-0 1 35,277 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (Armstrong)         11 JG Roberts -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +3 - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   0 +3 - 1   16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 10 15 17 41 58 35
12 05/10/1968 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 61,843 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford Sammels Gould Court Jenkins (Graham)         12 JG Robertson 18 +1 2 3   2   1 1   -   - -   4   - 2   18 +1 2 3   2   1 1   -   - -   -   -   4   - 2   17 Sunderland 42 11 12 19 43 67 34
13 09/10/1968 Manchester City   A FL 1-0 1-1 3 33,830 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels Gould Court Jenkins Armstrong (81)         13 JC Sammels 36   - 4   3   - 1   5   - 1   7   - -   163 +1 5 30   13   - 2   17   - 3   -   -   45     21   18 Nottingham Forest 42 10 13 19 45 57 33
14 12/10/1968 Coventry City   H FL 0-1 2-1 3 35,240 Wilson Storey McNab Ure Neill Simpson Radford 1 Armstrong Gould Court 1 Jenkins Graham (46)         14 DJ Simmons -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   3 +4   2   19 Stoke City 42 9 15 18 40 63 33
4 15/10/1968 Liverpool   H FLC 1-0 2-1 - 39,299 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Ure Radford 1 Simpson 1 Graham Court Armstrong Gould (80)         4 PF Simpson 34   - -   4   - -   7   - 2   3   - -   125 +5 15 3   13   - -   17   - 3   -   -   31 +2   1   20 Coventry City 42 10 11 21 46 64 31
15 19/10/1968 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-0 0-1 4 29,324 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Ure Radford Simpson Graham Court Armstrong Gould (54)         15 PE Storey 42   - -   4   - -   7   - -   7   - -   143   - 1   14   - -   17   - -   -   -   38 +1   1   21 Leicester City 42 9 12 21 39 68 30
16 26/10/1968 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 59,533 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Ure Robertson Radford Graham Simpson Armstrong (Gould)         16 JF Ure 23   1 -   4   - -   5   - -   -   - -   165   4 2   16   - -   14   - -   4   -   37 +2   -   22 Queens Park Rangers 42 4 10 28 39 95 18
5 29/10/1968 Blackpool   H FLC 3-1 5-1 - 32,321 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Ure Radford 1 Gould 1 Graham Simpson 1 Armstrong 2 Court (46)         5 MW Webster -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +2 (1) - 1 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   -   0 +2 (1)   1 *
17 09/11/1968 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 34,277 Wilson Storey McNab Court Neill Ure Robertson Radford Graham Sammels Armstrong Gould (73)         17 RP Wilson 42 (20) - 27 * 4 (3) - 1 * 7 (2) - 7 * 7 (4) - 6 * 64 (21) - 65 * 5 (3) - 3 * 7 (2) - 7 * 1 (0) 1 * 23 +7 (18)   22 *
18 16/11/1968 Nottingham Forest   A FL 2-0 2-0 4 24,550 Wilson Storey McNab Court Neill Simpson Radford 1 McLintock Sammels Graham Armstrong 1 (Ure)         18 Own Goals -   - 3   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 68   -   - 12   -   - -   -   -   -     26  
SF 20/11/1968 Tottenham Hotspur   H FLC 0-0 1-0 - 55,237 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford 1 Court Sammels Graham Armstrong Gould (75)         SF Friendly appearances 11 short
19 23/11/1968 Chelsea   H FL 0-0 0-1 4 45,588 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Court Sammels Graham Armstrong Gould (46)         19 Friendly goals scored 1 short
20 30/11/1968 Burnley   A FL 1-0 1-0 4 16,264 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Robertson 1 Court Sammels Gould Armstrong (Johnston)         20 Friendly goals conceded 2 short
SF 04/12/1968 Tottenham Hotspur   A FLC 0-0 1-1 - 55,923 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford 1 Court Sammels Gould Armstrong Graham (55)         SF
21 07/12/1968 Everton   H FL 2-0 3-1 4 40,108 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford 1 Court 1 Sammels Gould Robertson Graham (46) 1         21
22 14/12/1968 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 1-0 4 27,332 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Robertson Court Gould 1 Graham (Neill)         22
23 21/12/1968 West Bromwich Albion OG H FL 1-0 2-0 4 30,765 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Robertson Court Gould 1 Graham (Armstrong)         23
24 26/12/1968 Manchester United   H FL 0-0 3-0 3 62,300 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford 1 Graham Court 1 Gould Armstrong 1 (Robertson)         24
3 04/01/1969 Cardiff City   A FAC 0-0 0-0 - 55,316 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Armstrong Court Gould Graham (Neill)         3
3 07/01/1969 Cardiff City   H FAC 2-0 2-0 - 52,681 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould 1 Armstrong 1 (Robertson)         3
25 11/01/1969 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 1-0 2-0 3 39,008 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Simpson Radford 1 Sammels Court Gould 1 Armstrong (Graham)         25
26 18/01/1969 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 1-2 4 34,227 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Graham Gould 1 Armstrong Robertson (85)         26
4 25/01/1969 Charlton Athletic   H FAC 1-0 2-0 - 55,760 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels 1 Court Gould Robertson 1 (Armstrong)         4
27 01/02/1969 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-0 1-1 4 35,585 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould 1 Robertson Armstrong (59)         27
5 12/02/1969 West Bromwich Albion   A FAC 0-0 0-1 - 45,354 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould Robertson Armstrong (70)         5
28 15/02/1969 Burnley   H FL 0-0 2-0 4 27,614 Wilson Storey McNab Graham Ure Simpson Robertson Sammels Court Gould 2 Armstrong (Johnston)         28
29 18/02/1969 Ipswich Town   H FL 0-1 0-2 4 23,891 Wilson Storey McNab Graham Ure Simpson Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong Johnston (70)         29
30 01/03/1969 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 2-0 5-0 4 21,436 Wilson Storey McNab Graham Ure Simpson Radford 3 Sammels 1 Court Gould 1 Armstrong (Robertson)         30
F 15/03/1969 Swindon Town   N FLC 0-1 1-3 - 98,189 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould 1 Armstrong Graham (71)         F
31 22/03/1969 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 1-0 3 23,076 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould Armstrong 1 (Graham)         31
32 24/03/1969 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 1-0 3 43,972 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels 1 Court Gould Armstrong Graham (70)         32
33 29/03/1969 Southampton   H FL 0-0 0-0 3 28,990 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Simpson Radford Sammels Court Gould Armstrong (Graham)         33
34 31/03/1969 Liverpool   A FL 1-0 1-1 3 44,843 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Graham Robertson 1 Sammels Court Gould Armstrong (Radford)         34
35 05/04/1969 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 0-0 3 23,214 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Graham Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong Radford (75)         35
36 07/04/1969 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-0 3-1 3 31,011 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Graham 1 Robertson 1 Sammels Court Gould Armstrong 1 (Radford)         36
37 08/04/1969 Leicester City   A FL 0-0 0-0 3 35,573 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Graham Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong (Radford)         37
38 12/04/1969 Leeds United   H FL 1-2 1-2 3 44,715 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Ure Graham 1 Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong Radford (60)         38
39 14/04/1969 Chelsea   A FL 0-1 1-2 4 38,905 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Simpson Graham Robertson Sammels Court 1 Radford Armstrong Neill (46)         39
40 19/04/1969 Stoke City OG A FL 1-1 3-1 3 14,996 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Graham Robertson Sammels Court 1 Gould Armstrong 1 (Radford)         40
41 21/04/1969 West Ham United   A FL 2-1 2-1 3 34,941 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Simpson Graham 1 Robertson Sammels 1 Court Radford Armstrong Gould (10)         41
42 29/04/1969 Everton   A FL 0-1 0-1 4 39,689 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Graham Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong Radford (78)         42
5 04/05/1969 Landslid (Iceland)   A FR 2-1 3-1 -   Wilson 1* Rice Storey Court McLintock Graham Robertson 1 Sammels Radford 1 Gould 1 Armstrong Webster (46) 0* Nelson (46) Kelly (46) George (46)   5
6 08/05/1969 Watford   A FR 0-0 2-1 - 15,229 Wilson 0* Rice Storey Court McLintock Graham Robertson Sammels Radford Gould Armstrong Webster (46) 1* Roberts (46) George (46) 2 Kelly (46) Nelson (46) 6
7 18/05/1969 Floriana (Malta)   A FR 1-0 4-0 - 9,000 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Graham Robertson 1 Sammels Court 1 Gould 1 Armstrong Nelson Rice Roberts 1     7
8 20/05/1969 Hibernians (Malta)   A FR 0-0 0-0 - 14,000 Wilson Storey McNab McLintock Neill Graham Robertson Sammels Court Gould Armstrong Nelson Rice Roberts     8
18/07/1968 - Played at London Colney behind closed doors. 15/03/1969 played at Wembley, after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 08/05/1969 - Ken Furphy benefit match.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Bertie Mee
Directors - Denis Hill-Wood (Chairman), Guy Smith, Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Noel Bone, Bob Wall (Secretary).
Captain - Frank McLintock
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