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 Sub 4     1971-72 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1971-72
1 24/07/1971 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic   A Fr   5-0             Simpson 2 Marinello   Radford 2 Kennedy 1           1   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 31/07/1971 Benfica (Portugal)   A Fr 0-1 0-2 35,000 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham Barnett Roberts Marinello   2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Derby County 42 24 10 8 69 33 58
3 04/08/1971 Benfica (Portugal)   H Fr 3-0 6-2 44,244 Wilson Storey 1p Nelson Roberts 1 McLintock Simpson Armstrong 1 Kelly Radford 1 Kennedy Graham 2 Barnett McNab George Marinello 3 G Armstrong 41 +1 2   9   2   3   -   5   1   4   1   335 +4 45   38 +1 7   26   2   24 +2 2   69 +1 22   2 Leeds United 42 24 9 9 73 31 57
4 07/08/1971 Feyenoord (Holland)   A Fr 0-1 0-1 63,000 Wilson Storey McNab Roberts McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham Nelson Marinello     4 AJ Ball 18   3   9   2   -   -   -   -   1   -   18   3   9   2   -   -   -   -   1   -   3 Liverpool 42 24 9 9 64 30 57
1 14/08/1971 Chelsea   H FL 1-0 3-0 49,174 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock 1 Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford 1 Kennedy 1 Graham         1 GC Barnett 5 (3) 3 * 2 (0) 2 * 1 (1) 0 * -   -   1 +2 (0) 2 * 16 (7) 12 * 2 (0) 2 * 1 (1) 0 * 2 (2) 0 * 2 +4 (3) 2 * 4 Manchester City 42 23 11 8 77 45 57
2 17/08/1971 Huddersfield Town   A FL 0-0 1-0 21,279 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         2 BM Batson 0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   5 Arsenal 42 22 8 12 58 40 52
3 20/08/1971 Manchester United   A FL 1-0 1-3 27,649 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock 1 Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         3 P Davies 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 13 10 63 42 51
4 24/08/1971 Sheffield United   H FL 0-1 0-1 45,395 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         4 FC George 20 +3 7   8   3   2   -   5   1   1 +1 1   58 +10 18   16 +1 8   4   -   15 +1 5   9 +5 14   7 Chelsea 42 18 12 12 58 49 48
5 28/08/1971 Stoke City   H FL 0-1 0-1 37,637 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham Roberts       5 G Graham 39 +1 8   9   -   4   1   6   1   3   2   205 +6 57   27   2   24 +2 9   23 +2 7   33 +2 5   8 Manchester United 42 19 10 13 69 61 48
6 04/09/1971 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 1-0 1-0 29,922 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts 1 Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         6 EP Kelly 22 +1 2   3   -   3   -   3   1   3 +1 -   57 +5 8   3 +2 1   8   -   13 +2 2   10 +3 -   9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 18 11 13 65 57 47
2 08/09/1971 Barnsley   H FLC 1-0 1-0 27,294 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Kelly Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         2 R Kennedy 37   12   6 +2 1   4   2   6   4   5   2   80 +2 32   15 +2 3   9   4   14 +2 8   10   5   10 Sheffield United 42 17 12 13 61 60 46
7 11/09/1971 Leeds United   H FL 1-0 2-0 51,196 Wilson Rice McNab Storey 1p McLintock Roberts Armstrong Simpson Radford Kennedy Graham 1         7 F McLintock 37   3   9   -   4   -   5   -   4   -   285   26   33   -   30   4   19   1   54   11   11 Newcastle United 42 15 11 16 49 52 41
1 15/09/1971 Stromgodset Drammen   A EC 2-0 3-1 23,000 Wilson Rice Simpson 1 McLintock McNab Roberts Kelly 1 Marinello 1 Graham Radford Kennedy P.Davies       1 R McNab 20   -   3   -   1 +1 -   1 +1 -   1 +1 -   194 +1 2   21   -   22 +1 2   20 +1 -   25 +1 3   12 Leicester City 42 13 13 16 41 46 39
8 18/09/1971 Everton   A FL 1-2 1-2 39,710 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Armstrong Simpson Radford Kennedy 1 Graham Kelly       8 P Marinello 4 +4 1   -   -   1   -   2   1   1 +3 -   19 +6 2   -   -   1   -   6 +1 1   5 +5 1   13 Ipswich Town 42 11 16 15 39 53 38
9 25/09/1971 Leicester City   H FL 1-0 3-0 40,201 Wilson Rice 1 Nelson Storey Simpson Roberts Armstrong Kelly Radford 2 Kennedy Graham George       9 S Nelson 24   1   6   -   3   -   5   -   3 +1 -   30 +2 1   7   -   4   -   6 +2 -   7 +5 -   14 West Ham United 42 12 12 18 47 51 36
1 29/09/1971 Stromgodset Drammen   H EC 2-0 4-0 27,176 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly Simpson Roberts Armstrong 1 George Radford 2 Kennedy 1 Graham         1 J Radford 34   8   4 +1 1   4   2   5   3   5   4   260 +3 79   29 +1 12   26   9   24   11   36 +5 28   15 Everton 42 9 18 15 37 48 36
10 02/10/1971 Southampton   A FL 1-0 1-0 23,738 Wilson Rice Nelson McLintock Simpson 1 Roberts Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         10 PJ Rice 42   1   9   1   4   -   6   -   2   -   92 +4 2   18   1   11   -   15   -   13 +6 1   16 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 11 19 42 54 35
3 06/10/1971 Newcastle United   H FLC 0-0 4-0 34,071 Wilson Rice Nelson McLintock Simpson Roberts Armstrong Kelly Radford 2 Kennedy 1 Graham 1         3 JG Roberts 21 +2 3   -   -   4   -   4 +1 -   2 +2 1   50 +2 4   -   -   11   1   9 +1 -   7 +6 2   17 Stoke City 42 10 15 17 39 56 35
11 09/10/1971 Newcastle United   H FL 2-0 4-2 40,509 Wilson Rice Nelson McLintock Simpson George Armstrong 1 Kelly 1 Radford Kennedy 1 Graham 1 P.Davies       11 PF Simpson 32 +2 4   9   -   1   -   4 +1 1   5   2   221 +7 7   33   1   22   3   20 +1 1   44 +3 3   18 Coventry City 42 9 15 18 44 67 33
12 16/10/1971 Chelsea   A FL 1-0 2-1 53,338 Wilson Rice Nelson McLintock Roberts George Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy 2 Graham Simpson       12 PE Storey 29   1   6 +1 -   2   -   3   -   4   1   251   5   31 +1 4   28   -   22   2   47 +4 2   19 Southampton 42 12 7 23 52 80 31
2 20/10/1971 Grasshoppers   A EC 1-0 2-0 23,000 Wilson Rice Nelson McLintock Roberts George Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy 1 Graham 1         2 RP Wilson 37 (17) 37 * 7 (4) 4 * 3 (2) 2 * 6 (3) 4 * 3 (0) 5 * 171 (71) 163 * 23 (11) 18 * 17 (9) 12 * 24 (13) 15 * 35 +7 (21) 38 * 20 Crystal Palace 42 8 13 21 39 65 29
13 23/10/1971 Derby County   A FL 1-2 1-2 36,480 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Roberts Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Graham 1 Simpson       13 Own Goals -   2   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   73   -   13   -   -   -   -   -   24   21 Nottingham Forest 42 8 9 25 47 81 25
4 26/10/1971 Sheffield United   H FLC 0-0 0-0 44,061 Barnett Rice Nelson Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Graham         4 Friendly appearances - 7 short 22 Huddersfield Town 42 6 13 23 27 59 25
14 30/10/1971 Ipswich Town OG H FL 0-0 2-1 39,065 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George 1 Radford Kennedy Graham         14
2 03/11/1971 Grasshoppers   H EC 1-0 3-0 31,015 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George 1 Radford 1 Kennedy 1 Graham Simpson McNab     2
15 06/11/1971 Liverpool OG A FL 1-1 2-3 46,929 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         15
4 08/11/1971 Sheffield United   A FLC 0-1 0-2 35,461 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly Roberts McLintock Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Graham McNab       4
16 13/11/1971 Manchester City   H FL 0-0 1-2 47,443 Wilson Rice Nelson 1 Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Graham         16
17 20/11/1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 1-0 1-5 28,851 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong George Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         17
18 24/11/1971 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 1-0 1-1 52,884 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         18
19 27/11/1971 Crystal Palace   H FL 2-0 2-1 32,461 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Roberts McLintock Armstrong Kelly 1 Radford 1 Kennedy Graham         19
20 04/12/1971 West Ham United   A FL 0-0 0-0 35,155 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         20
21 11/12/1971 Coventry City   H FL 2-0 2-0 28,599 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Kelly Radford 2 Kennedy Graham Marinello       21
22 18/12/1971 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 1-0 2-0 28,177 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts 2 Armstrong Kelly Radford Kennedy Graham         22
23 27/12/1971 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-1 1-1 42,750 Wilson Rice McNab Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham 1         23
24 01/01/1972 Everton   H FL 0-1 1-1 47,031 Wilson Rice McNab Kelly Roberts Simpson 1 Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham George       24
25 08/01/1972 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-0 18,965 Wilson Rice McNab Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham         25
3 15/01/1972 Swindon Town   A FAC 1-0 2-0 32,000 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Graham         3
26 22/01/1972 Huddersfield Town   H FL 1-0 1-0 36,670 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball Radford Kennedy Graham George       26
27 29/01/1972 Sheffield United   A FL 2-0 5-0 30,778 Wilson Rice Nelson Roberts McLintock Simpson 1 Armstrong Ball George 2 Kennedy 1 Graham 1         27
4 05/02/1972 Reading OG A FAC 0-0 2-1 25,756 Wilson Rice 1 Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Graham         4
28 12/02/1972 Derby County   H FL 1-0 2-0 52,055 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 2(1p) Kennedy Graham         28
29 19/02/1972 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-0 1-0 28,657 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Kennedy Graham         29
5 26/02/1972 Derby County   A FAC 1-0 2-2 39,622 Wilson Rice Nelson Kelly McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 2 Kennedy Graham Storey       5
5 29/02/1972 Derby County   H FAC 0-0 0-0 63,077 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Graham Radford       5
30 04/03/1972 Manchester City   A FL 0-1 0-2 44,213 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Radford Graham         30
3 08/03/1972 Ajax   A EC 1-1 1-2 63,000 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong George Radford Kennedy 1 Graham         3
31 11/03/1972 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 0-2 31,920 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Graham Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Radford Batson       31
5 13/03/1972 Derby County   N FAC 1-0 1-0 36,534 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy 1 Graham         5
6 18/03/1972 Orient   A FAC 0-0 1-0 31,768 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George Kennedy Graham         6
3 22/03/1972 Ajax   H EC 0-1 0-1 56,155 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong George Marinello Kennedy Graham Roberts       3
32 25/03/1972 Leeds United   A FL 0-3 0-3 45,055 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Roberts Marinello       32
33 28/03/1972 Southampton   H FL 1-0 1-0 27,172 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Marinello 1         33
34 01/04/1972 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-0 3-0 33,895 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1p Kennedy 1 Marinello Graham 1       34
35 04/04/1972 Leicester City   A FL 0-0 0-0 27,431 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Graham Marinello         35
36 08/04/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 0-1 2-1 38,189 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball George Kennedy Graham 2 Armstrong       36
37 11/04/1972 Crystal Palace   A FL 2-1 2-2 34,384 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Roberts Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 George Graham         37
SF 15/04/1972 Stoke City   N FAC 0-0 1-1 56,576 Wilson 1* Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball George Radford 0* Graham Kennedy       SF
SF 19/04/1972 Stoke City   N FAC 0-1 2-1 38,970 Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 George 1 Graham         SF
38 22/04/1972 West Ham United   H FL 1-1 2-1 45,251 Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 2 Radford George Graham Batson       38
39 25/04/1972 Manchester United   H FL 2-0 3-0 49,125 Barnett Rice McNab Roberts McLintock Simpson 1 Armstrong Nelson Radford 1 Kennedy 1 Graham Marinello       39
40 01/05/1972 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 1-0 23,509 Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock 1 Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford George Graham         40
F 06/05/1972 Leeds United   N FAC 0-0 0-1 100,000 Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Radford Graham Kennedy       F
41 08/05/1972 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 39,285 Barnett Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham Roberts       41
42 11/05/1972 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 0-2 42,038 Barnett Rice McNab Nelson McLintock Roberts Armstrong Simpson Radford Kennedy Graham Marinello       42
5 31/05/1972 Miami Gatos (USA)   A Fr 0-1 3-2 4,725 Barnett Rice Nelson Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Radford 1 Kennedy 1 Roberts Kelly     5
20/08/1971 played at Anfield, Liverpool. 29/02/1972 after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 minutes. 13/03/1972 played at Filbert Street, Leicester City. 15/04/1972 Radford replaced Wilson in goal, played at Villa Park, Aston Villa. 19/04/1972 played at Goodison Park, Everton. 06/05/1972 played at Wembley.