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     1972-73   ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1972-3
1 25/07/1972 Watford   H FR 0-0 2-0 - 0 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham Nelson Roberts Kelly 1 Marinello George 1 1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 29/07/1972 Lausanne (Switzerland) OG A FR 4-0 6-0 -   G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello George 2 Radford 1 Kennedy 2 Graham Nelson Roberts Armstrong     2 Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls 1 Liverpool 42 25 10 7 72 42 60
3 02/08/1972 Grasshoppers (Switzerland)   A FR 0-0 2-1 -   G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George 2(1p) Nelson Roberts Marinello Graham   3 G Armstrong 29 +1 - 2   7   - 1   -   1 -   5 +2 - -   G Armstrong 364 +5 8 47   45 +1 1 8   26   1 2   24 +2 1 2   74 +3   22   2 ARSENAL 42 23 11 8 57 43 57
4 04/08/1972 Hamburg SV (West Germany) A FR 0-1 0-4 -   G.Barnett Rice McNab George McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham Nelson Roberts       4 AJ Ball 40   - 10   7   - 4   3   - -   3   - -   AJ Ball 58   - 13   16   - 6   3   - -   -   - -   4     -   3 Leeds United 42 21 11 10 71 45 53
1 12/08/1972 Leicester City   A FL 1-0 1-0 4 28,009 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kennedy Graham (Roberts)         1 GC Barnett 20 (10) - 16 * 1 (0) - 1 * 4 (2) - 4 * 5 +1 (4) 2 5 * GC Barnett 36 (17) - 28 * 3 (0) - 3 * 5 (3) - 4 * 2 (2) 14 0 * 7 +5 (7)   7 * 4 Ipswich Town 42 17 14 11 55 45 48
2 15/08/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 3-1 5-2 2 38,524 G.Barnett Rice McNab 1 Storey McLintock Simpson 1 Armstrong Ball Radford 2 Kennedy 1 Graham Roberts (75)         2 BM Batson 3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +2 - -   BM Batson 3 +2 2 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   0 +2   -   5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 18 11 13 66 54 47
3 19/08/1972 Stoke City   H FL 1-0 2-0 1 42,146 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 2 Graham (Nelson)         3 JP Blockley 20   - -   4   - -   -   - -   2   - -   JP Blockley 20   - -   4   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2     -   6 West Ham United 42 17 12 13 67 53 46
4 22/08/1972 Coventry City   A FL 1-1 1-1 1 24,670 G.Barnett Rice 1 McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham (Roberts)         4 SC Burtenshaw -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   SC Burtenshaw -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -     -   7 Derby County 42 19 8 15 56 54 46
5 26/08/1972 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 48,108 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Graham (Nelson)         5 BM Chambers -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2   - -   BM Chambers -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2     -   8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 13 13 58 48 45
6 29/08/1972 West Ham United   H FL 1-0 1-0 1 43,802 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kennedy Graham George (78)         6 FC George 18 +9 3 6   4   1 3   3   1 2   7 +1 - 7   FC George 76 +19 7 24   20 +1 2 11   7   2 2   15 +1 1 5   16 +5   21   9 Newcastle United 42 16 13 13 60 51 45
7 02/09/1972 Chelsea OG H FL 0-1 1-1 1 46,675 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham George (70)         7 G Graham 14 +2 2 2   -   - -   3   - -   3 +1 - -   G Graham 219 +8 10 59   27   3 2   27 +2 1 9   23 +2 - 7   36 +3   4   10 Birmingham City 42 15 12 15 53 54 42
2 05/09/1972 Everton   H FLC 0-0 1-0 - 35,230 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy Graham (George)         2 RE Harding -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 1 -   RE Harding -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   1 -   0 +1   -   11 Manchester City 42 15 11 16 57 60 41
8 09/09/1972 Newcastle United   A FL 0-1 1-2 3 23,849 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Graham (Nelson)         8 BG Hornsby 1   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1 - -   BG Hornsby 1   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   12 Chelsea 42 13 14 15 49 51 40
9 16/09/1972 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 47,597 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy Graham (George)         9 EP Kelly 27   1 1   7   - 1   2   - -   4 +1 - 1   EP Kelly 84 +5 16 9   10 +2 1 2   10   - -   13 +2 5 2   14 +4   1   13 Southampton 42 11 18 13 47 52 40
10 23/09/1972 Norwich City   A FL 1-2 2-3 6 32,273 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Graham (Nelson)         10 R Kennedy 34   1 9   7   - 2   1   2 -   6   - 3   R Kennedy 114 +2 4 41   22 +2 1 5   10   2 4   14 +2 8 8   16     8   14 Sheffield United 42 15 10 17 51 59 40
11 26/09/1972 Birmingham City   H FL 1-0 2-0 2 30,003 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy George 1 (Graham)         11 F McLintock 27 +2 1 -   3   1 1   4   - -   5   - -   F McLintock 312 +2 1 26   36   1 1   34   - 4   19   1 1   59     11   15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 61 56 38
12 30/09/1972 Southampton   H FL 0-0 1-0 2 34,694 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy George Graham (65) 1         12 R McNab 42   - 1   7   - -   3   - -   8   - -   R McNab 236 +1 3 3   28   2 -   25 +1 - 2   20 +1 2 -   33 +1   3   16 Leicester City 42 10 17 15 40 46 37
3 03/10/1972 Rotherham United   H FLC 2-0 5-0 - 25,241 G.Barnett Rice Nelson Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello 1 Ball Radford 2 Graham George 1 (Armstrong)         3 P Marinello 13   3 1   0 +1 - -   4   - 1   4 +2 - 1   P Marinello 32 +6 8 3   0 +1 - -   5   - 1   6 +1 9 1   9 +7   3   17 Everton 42 13 11 18 41 49 37
13 07/10/1972 Sheffield United   A FL 0-1 0-1 2 24,478 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford Graham George (Nelson)         13 S Nelson 2 +4 8 -   0 +1 2 -   1   - -   1 +4 - -   S Nelson 32 +6 18 1   7 +1 2 -   5   2 -   6 +1 8 -   8 +10   -   18 Manchester United 42 12 13 17 44 60 37
14 14/10/1972 Ipswich Town   H FL 0-0 1-0 2 34,196 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford Graham 1 George (Kelly)         14 RF Powling -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2   - -   RF Powling -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2     -   19 Coventry City 42 13 9 20 40 55 35
5 17/10/1972 Plymouth Argyle   A FR 1-0 1-1 - 18,093 G.Barnett 0* Storey McNab McLintock Blockley Kelly Hornsby George Radford Kennedy 1 Simpson Wilson (46) 1* Batson (46) Harding (46)     5 DJ Price 0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   DJ Price 0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -     -   20 Norwich City 42 11 10 21 36 63 32
15 21/10/1972 Crystal Palace   A FL 1-0 3-2 2 35,865 G.Barnett Rice 1 McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Kelly Radford 1 Graham George 1p Nelson (85)         15 J Radford 38   - 15   3 +1 - 1   4   - 3   8   - 3   J Radford 298 +3 6 94   32 +2 2 13   30   - 12   24   - 11   44 +5   31   21 Crystal Palace 42 9 12 21 41 58 30
16 28/10/1972 Manchester City   H FL 0-0 0-0 2 45,536 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Kelly Radford George Graham (Kennedy)         16 PJ Rice 39   - 2   7   - -   4   - -   7   - 1   PJ Rice 131 +4 7 4   25   - 1   15   3 -   15   8 -   20 +6   2   22 West Bromwich Albion 42 9 10 23 38 62 28
4 31/10/1972 Sheffield United   A FLC 2-0 2-1 - 20,128 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Kelly Radford 1 Graham George 1 (Kennedy)         4 JG Roberts 6 +1 2 -   -   - -   1   - -   0 +4 - -   JG Roberts 56 +3 13 4   -   1 -   12   - 1   9 +1 7 -   7 +11   2  
17 04/11/1972 Coventry City   H FL 0-1 0-2 3 33,699 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly Graham (65)         17 PF Simpson 27   - 1   7   - -   3   - -   8   - -   PF Simpson 248 +7 17 8   40   - 1   25   2 3   20 +1 3 1   52 +3   3  
18 11/11/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 3-1 3 25,988 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello 1 Ball Radford 2 George Kelly (Graham)         18 DB Smith -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   DB Smith -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   2 -  
6 14/11/1972 Paris XI (France)   A FR 1-0 1-0 - 19,526 Wilson Rice 1 McNab Kelly Blockley Simpson Marinello George Radford Kennedy Nelson Batson (46) Armstrong (46) Hornsby (46) (Barnett) (Harding) 6 PE Storey 40   - 4   7   - -   4   - 2   4   - -   PE Storey 291   2 9   38 +1 1 4   32   - 2   22   1 2   52 +4   2  
19 18/11/1972 Everton   H FL 1-0 1-0 2 35,728 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey Simpson Blockley Marinello Ball Radford 1 George Kelly (Nelson)         19 RP Wilson 22 (7) - 27 * 6 (1) - 8 * -   - -   3 +1 (3) - 1 * RP Wilson 193 (78) - 190 * 29 (12) - 26 * 17 (9) - 12 * 24 (13) - 15 * 38 +8 (25)   38 *
5 21/11/1972 Norwich City   H FLC 0-2 0-3 - 37,671 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly (Kennedy)         5 Own Goals -   - 3   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 1   Own Goals -   - 76   -   - 13   -   - -   -   - -   -     27  
20 25/11/1972 Derby County   A FL 0-4 0-5 3 31,034 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly Armstrong (60)         20 SC Burtenshaw - first team coach, DB Smith - reserve team coach.
21 02/12/1972 Leeds United   H FL 0-1 2-1 2 39,108 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly (Marinello)         21
22 09/12/1972 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 2-1 2 47,505 Wilson Rice McNab Storey 1 Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly McLintock (85)         22
23 16/12/1972 West Bromwich Albion OG H FL 2-0 2-1 2 27,119 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George (80)         23
24 23/12/1972 Birmingham City   A FL 1-0 1-1 2 32,721 Wilson Nelson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly 1 (McLintock)         24
25 26/12/1972 Norwich City   H FL 0-0 2-0 2 39,038 Wilson Nelson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George (70)         25
26 30/12/1972 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 24,586 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly (Hornsby)         26
27 06/01/1973 Manchester United   H FL 1-0 3-1 2 56,194 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball 1 Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (George)         27
3 13/01/1973 Leicester City   H FAC 1-1 2-2 - 36,433 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (George)         3
3 17/01/1973 Leicester City   A FAC 1-1 2-1 - 32,973 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly 1 (McLintock)         3
28 20/01/1973 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 1-0 2 36,292 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly McLintock (51)         28
29 27/01/1973 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 2-2 2 37,906 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly George (67)         29
4 03/02/1973 Bradford City   H FAC 1-0 2-0 - 40,407 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George 1 Kennedy Kelly Marinello (84)         4
30 10/02/1973 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 2-0 1 49,898 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George (84)         30
31 17/02/1973 Leicester City OG H FL 1-0 1-0 1 42,047 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley McLintock Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George (76)         31
5 24/02/1973 Carlisle United   A FAC 1-1 2-1 - 23,922 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock 1 Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Kelly Nelson (25)         5
32 28/02/1973 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-0 0-1 2 23,515 Wilson Rice McNab Batson McLintock George Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly (Nelson)         32
33 03/03/1973 Sheffield United   H FL 1-1 3-2 2 33,346 Wilson Rice McNab George 2 McLintock Batson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Kelly Nelson (75)         33
34 10/03/1973 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-1 2-1 2 34,636 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly (George)         34
6 17/03/1973 Chelsea   A FAC 2-2 2-2 - 37,685 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George 1 Kennedy Kelly (Nelson)         6
6 20/03/1973 Chelsea   H FAC 1-1 2-1 - 62,746 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p George Kennedy 1 Kelly (Nelson)         6
35 24/03/1973 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 2-1 2 32,031 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Kennedy 1 Kelly Nelson (60)         35
36 26/03/1973 Crystal Palace   H FL 1-0 1-0 2 41,879 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George Kennedy Kelly (Nelson)         36
37 31/03/1973 Derby County   H FL 0-1 0-1 2 45,217 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Kelly Nelson (40)         37
SF 07/04/1973 Sunderland   N FAC 0-1 1-2 - 53,301 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Kennedy Kelly Radford (55)         SF
38 14/04/1973 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 1-1 2 50,863 Wilson Rice McNab Storey 1 Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George (80)         38
39 21/04/1973 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 42,888 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George (46)         39
40 23/04/1973 Southampton   A FL 2-1 2-2 2 23,919 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Kelly Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 George 1 Kennedy (Marinello)         40
41 28/04/1973 West Ham United   A FL 2-0 2-1 2 37,366 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Kelly Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy 1 George (Marinello)         41
42 09/05/1973 Leeds United   A FL 0-2 1-6 2 25,088 Wilson Batson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball Radford Kennedy Hornsby Price (46)         42
7 23/05/1973 Canada Selects (Canada)   A FR 0-0 1-0 -   Wilson Rice McNab Kelly Simpson Powling Marinello Chambers Radford George 1 Armstrong (Barnett) (Burtenshaw) (Smith)     7
8 27/05/1973 Devonshire Colts (Bermuda)   A FR 2-0 4-0 -   Wilson 0* Rice McNab Kelly Simpson Powling Marinello 1 Chambers Radford 2 George 1 Armstrong Barnett (46) 0* (Burtenshaw) (Smith)     8
25/07/1972 played at London Colney. 29/07/1972, 02/08/1972 and 04/08/1972 - substituted players not known. 17/10/1972 - Bill Harper testimonial. 07/04/1973 played at Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Bertie Mee
Directors - Denis Hill-Wood (Chairman), Guy Bracewell-Smith, Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Peter Hill-Wood, Noel Bone, Bob Wall (Secretary then General Manager from late January / early February 1973), Ken Friar (Assistant Secretary then Secretary from late January / early February).
Captain - Frank McLintock
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