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 Sub4 Sub 5     1973-74   ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1973-74
1 11/08/1973 Brann (Norway)   A FR 1-0 2-0 - 9,000 Wilson 0* Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 Kennedy George Barnett 0* Hornsby (Batson) (Price) (Chambers) 1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 14/08/1973 Frigg (Norway)   A FR 0-1 0-1 - 8,829 Wilson 1* Rice McNab Batson Blockley Storey Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Hornsby Barnett 0* Chambers (Price)     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 Leeds United 42 24 14 4 66 31 62
PO 18/08/1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FAC 0-2 1-3 - 21,038 Wilson Batson McNab Price Blockley Simpson Chambers Ball Radford Kennedy Hornsby 1 (Powling)         PO G Armstrong 40 +1 1 -   3   - -   1   - -   7   - -   G Armstrong 404 +6 9 47   48 +1 1 8   27   1 2   24 +2 1 2   81 +3   22   2 Liverpool 42 22 13 7 52 31 57
3 20/08/1973 Rangers (Scotland)   A FR 0-0 2-1 - 65,000 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson George 1 Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Price (Barnett) (Batson) (Chambers) (Brady) (Hornsby) 3 AJ Ball 36   - 13   4   - -   1   - -   5   - 2   AJ Ball 94   - 26   20   - 6   4   - -   -   - -   9     2   3 Derby County 42 17 14 11 52 42 48
1 25/08/1973 Manchester United   H FL 1-0 3-0 1 51,501 Wilson Rice McNab Price Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 Kennedy 1 George Hornsby (90)         1 GC Barnett -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +6 (3) 2 5 * GC Barnett 36 (17) - 28 * 3 (0) - 3 * 5 (3) - 4 * 2 (2) 14 0 * 7 +11 (10)   12 * 4 Ipswich Town 42 18 11 13 67 58 47
2 28/08/1973 Leeds United   H FL 1-0 1-2 6 47,429 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley 1 Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George Price (80)         2 BM Batson 3 +2 - -   1   - -   -   - -   2 +1 2 -   BM Batson 6 +4 2 -   1   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   2 +3   -   5 Stoke City 42 15 16 11 54 42 46
3 01/09/1973 Newcastle United   A FL 1-1 1-1 8 28,697 Wilson Rice McNab Price Blockley Storey Armstrong Ball Kelly Kennedy George 1 (Chambers)         3 JP Blockley 26   - 1   4   - -   1   - -   3   - -   JP Blockley 46   - 1   8   - -   1   - -   -   - -   5     -   6 Burnley 42 16 14 12 56 53 46
4 04/09/1973 Sheffield United   A FL 0-4 0-5 17 27,839 Wilson Rice McNab Batson Blockley Storey Armstrong Ball Kelly Kennedy George (Price)         4 WL Brady 9 +4 5 1   0 +1 1 -   -   - -   3   2 -   WL Brady 9 +4 5 1   0 +1 1 -   -   - -   -   - -   3     -   7 Everton 42 16 12 14 50 48 44
5 08/09/1973 Leicester City   H FL 0-0 0-2 20 28,558 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Kelly Ball Radford Kennedy George Armstrong (66)         5 BM Chambers 1   1 -   1   - -   0 +1 - -   2 +1 2 -   BM Chambers 1   1 -   1   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   4 +1   -   8 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 17 12 56 52 43
6 11/09/1973 Sheffield United   H FL 0-0 1-0 14 29,434 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (Price)         6 FC George 28   - 5   -   - -   -   - -   5   - 2   FC George 104 +19 7 29   20 +1 2 11   7   2 2   15 +1 1 5   21 +5   23   9 Leicester City 42 13 16 13 51 41 42
7 15/09/1973 Norwich City   A FL 3-0 4-0 11 29,278 Wilson Rice McNab 1 Storey Blockley George 1 Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (Price)         7 BG Hornsby 6 +3 3 3   1   1 1   -   - -   4 +1 1 3   BG Hornsby 7 +3 4 3   1   1 1   -   - -   -   - -   5 +2   3   10 ARSENAL 42 14 14 14 49 51 42
8 22/09/1973 Stoke City   H FL 1-1 2-1 10 30,578 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 Kennedy George Kelly (84)         8 EP Kelly 35 +2 - 1   3   - 1   1   - -   3   - -   EP Kelly 119 +7 16 10   13 +2 1 3   11   - -   13 +2 5 2   17 +4   1   11 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 14 14 45 50 42
9 29/09/1973 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-1 11 31,359 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George Kelly (30)         9 R Kennedy 42   - 12   4   - 1   1   - -   5   - -   R Kennedy 156 +2 4 53   26 +2 1 6   11   2 4   14 +2 8 8   21     8   12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 15 14 49 49 41
2 02/10/1973 Tranmere Rovers   H FLC 0-1 0-1 - 20,337 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly Chambers (78)         2 R McNab 23   - 1   4   - -   1   - -   7   - -   R McNab 259 +1 3 4   32   2 -   26 +1 - 2   20 +1 2 -   40 +1   3   13 Sheffield United 42 14 12 16 44 49 40
10 06/10/1973 Birmingham City   H FL 1-0 1-0 9 23,915 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Chambers Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly Brady (15)         10 JM Matthews -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   JM Matthews -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   14 Manchester City 42 14 12 16 39 46 40
11 13/10/1973 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 0-2 11 41,855 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Brady Batson (72)         11 S Nelson 18 +1 4 1   -   - -   -   - -   4 +1 - -   S Nelson 50 +7 22 2   7 +1 2 -   5   2 -   6 +1 8 -   12 +11   -   15 Newcastle United 42 13 12 17 49 48 38
4 16/10/1973 Barcelona (Spain)   A FR 0-0 0-1 -   Wilson 0* Rice McNab Batson Simpson Kelly Armstrong Chambers Ritchie Price Nelson Barnett (46) 1* Powling (63) (Brady) (Rostron)   4 RF Powling 2   3 -   -   1 -   -   - -   0 +2 - -   RF Powling 2   3 -   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   2 +2   -   16 Coventry City 42 14 10 18 43 54 38
12 20/10/1973 Ipswich Town   H FL 0-0 1-1 14 28,344 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson 1 Kelly Armstrong George Batson Kennedy Price (Brady)         12 DJ Price 3 +1 6 -   1   - -   -   - -   3 +3 2 -   DJ Price 3 +2 6 -   1   - -   -   - -   -   - -   3 +3   -   17 Chelsea 42 12 13 17 56 60 37
13 27/10/1973 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 0-2 14 29,115 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Armstrong George Batson Kennedy Powling (Price)         13 J Radford 32   - 7   4   - -   1   - -   5   - 4   J Radford 330 +3 6 101   36 +2 2 13   31   - 12   24   - 11   49 +5   35   18 West Ham United 42 11 15 16 55 60 37
14 03/11/1973 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-2 16 39,837 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Powling Armstrong George Radford Kennedy Kelly Batson (81)         14 PJ Rice 41   - 1   3   - -   1   - -   7   1 -   PJ Rice 172 +4 7 5   28   - 1   16   3 -   15   8 -   27 +6   2   19 Birmingham City 42 12 13 17 52 64 37
5 05/11/1973 Portsmouth   A FR 0-1 1-2 - 8,859 Wilson McNab Nelson Storey Simpson Ball Armstrong Kelly Hornsby Radford 1 George Batson (20) Price (80) (Barnett) (Rice)   5 JJ Rimmer 1 (1) - 0 * -   - -   -   - -   1 (1) - 0 * JJ Rimmer 1 (1) - 0 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 (1)   0 * 20 Southampton 42 11 14 17 47 68 36
15 10/11/1973 Manchester City   A FL 2-0 2-1 15 31,041 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly 1 Ball George Hornsby 1 Kennedy Armstrong (Powling)         15 J Ritchie -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   J Ritchie -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1     -   21 Manchester United 42 10 12 20 38 48 32
16 17/11/1973 Chelsea   H FL 0-0 0-0 14 38,677 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Ball George Hornsby Kennedy Armstrong (Powling)         16 JW Rostron -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   1 -   JW Rostron -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   1 -   22 Norwich City 42 7 15 20 37 62 29
6 20/11/1973 Mechelen (Belgium)   A FR 2-1 2-2 -   Wilson 1* Rice McNab Storey Simpson Price Brady George Hornsby 2 Kennedy Armstrong Barnett (46) 1* Nelson (46)       6 PF Simpson 34 +4 1 2   4   - -   1   - -   7   - -   PF Simpson 282 +11 18 10   44   - 1   26   3 3   20 +1 3 1   59 +3   3  
17 24/11/1973 West Ham United   A FL 1-1 3-1 11 28,287 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Ball 2 George 1 Hornsby Kennedy Armstrong (Nelson)         17 PE Storey 41   - -   3   - -   1   - -   7   - -   PE Storey 332   2 9   41 +1 1 4   33   - 2   22   1 2   59 +4   2  
18 01/12/1973 Coventry City   H FL 1-2 2-2 11 22,340 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Ball George Hornsby 1 Kennedy Armstrong Nelson (25) 1         18 RP Wilson 41 (12) - 51 * 4 (1) - 6 * 1 (0) - 1 * 7 (3) - 5 * RP Wilson 234 (90) - 241 * 33 (13) - 32 * 18 (9) - 13 * 24 (13) - 15 * 45 +8 (28)   43 *
19 04/12/1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 2-2 11 13,482 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Ball George 1 Radford Kennedy Armstrong Hornsby (20) 1         19 Own Goals -   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   Own Goals -   - 77   -   - 13   -   - -   -   - -   -     27  
20 08/12/1973 Derby County OG A FL 0-1 1-1 10 25,161 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Simpson Kelly Ball Blockley Radford Kennedy Armstrong (Hornsby)         20
21 15/12/1973 Burnley   A FL 1-0 1-2 12 13,200 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly Ball Blockley Radford 1 Kennedy Armstrong (Hornsby)         21
22 22/12/1973 Everton   H FL 0-0 1-0 11 19,886 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Hornsby Kennedy Kelly (Nelson)         22
23 26/12/1973 Southampton   A FL 0-1 1-1 10 24,133 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Kelly Hornsby (46)         23
24 29/12/1973 Leicester City   A FL 0-1 0-2 11 25,860 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Hornsby (Brady)         24
25 01/01/1974 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 0-1 12 29,258 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly (Hornsby)         25
3 05/01/1974 Norwich City   A FAC 1-0 1-0 - 21,500 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Kelly 1 Ball Radford Kennedy Armstrong (Hornsby)         3
26 12/01/1974 Norwich City   H FL 1-0 2-0 11 22,084 Wilson Rice Storey Kelly Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 2 Radford Kennedy Brady (Nelson)         26
27 19/01/1974 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 1-1 11 38,589 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (Brady)         27
4 26/01/1974 Aston Villa   H FAC 0-1 1-1 - 41,682 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly (Brady)         4
4 30/01/1974 Aston Villa   A FAC 0-1 0-2 - 47,821 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly Brady (18)         4
28 02/02/1974 Burnley   H FL 1-0 1-1 10 20,789 Wilson Rice Storey Kelly Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Brady (Nelson)         28
29 05/02/1974 Leeds United   A FL 1-0 1-3 12 26,778 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Brady (Powling)         29
30 16/02/1974 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-1 0-1 15 38,804 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Brady (Price)         30
31 23/02/1974 Birmingham City   A FL 1-0 1-3 16 29,822 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly George Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Brady (Armstrong)         31
32 02/03/1974 Southampton   H FL 1-0 1-0 14 19,210 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly George Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Armstrong (Brady)         32
7 12/03/1974 Barcelona (Spain)   H FR 0-0 1-3 - 36,099 Wilson 0* Rice McNab Storey Simpson Nelson Ball 1p Brady Chambers Kennedy Armstrong Barnett (46) 3* Price (60)       7
33 16/03/1974 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-2 2-2 17 22,297 Wilson McNab Nelson Storey Simpson 1 Kelly George Brady Radford Kennedy 1 Armstrong (Price)         33
34 23/03/1974 Manchester City   H FL 1-0 2-0 14 25,319 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly George Ball Radford 2 Kennedy Armstrong Brady (88)         34
35 30/03/1974 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-0 12 18,532 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George Simpson (30)         35
36 06/04/1974 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 0-0 15 37,868 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George (Simpson)         36
37 13/04/1974 Chelsea   A FL 1-0 3-1 12 29,152 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy 2 George Simpson (80)         37
38 15/04/1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-1 1-3 15 25,881 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 George Brady (46)         38
39 20/04/1974 Derby County   H FL 0-0 2-0 11 26,017 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Kelly Armstrong Ball 1p George 1 Kennedy Brady Simpson (72)         39
40 24/04/1974 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 1-0 11 47,997 Rimmer Rice Nelson Storey Blockley Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Brady Simpson (50)         40
41 27/04/1974 Coventry City   A FL 0-2 3-3 10 19,945 Wilson Rice 1 Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy 1 George (Brady)         41
42 30/04/1974 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-1 1-1 10 40,396 Wilson Rice Nelson Storey Simpson Kelly Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George Brady (27) 1         42
8 06/05/1974 Kettering Town   A FR 2-0 3-0 - 6,270 Rimmer 0* Rice Nelson Kelly Storey Simpson Armstrong Brady Radford 1 Hornsby 1 George 1 Barnett (46) 0* Powling (46) Matthews (46) Price (46)   8
18/08/1973 - FA Cup third place play-off. 05/11/1973 - Portsmouth's 75th anniversary. 12/03/1974 - George Armstrong testimonial.
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, Ken Friar (Secretary), Bob Wall (General manager).
Captain - Bob McNab
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