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     1975-76 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1975-76
1 28/07/1975 Notts County   H FR   2-1 -         Matthews   O'Leary Rix Cropley Hornsby 1 Kidd 1 Brady           1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 30/07/1975 Heart Of Midlothian (Scotland)   A FR 1-0 2-0 - 11,000 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini 1 O'Leary Ball Cropley Hornsby 1 Kidd Brady Radford (20) Storey (46) (Armstrong) (Rostron)   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 23 14 5 66 31 60
3 02/08/1975 Dundee (Scotland)   A FR 1-1 1-2 - 6,950 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini Storey Ball Cropley 1 Hornsby Kidd Brady O'Leary (46) G.Armstrong (46) (Rostron) (Radford)   3 G Armstrong 28 +1 - 4   1   - -   -   - -   6 +2 1 -   G Armstrong 453 +10 15 51   56 +2 1 10   29   1 2   24 +2 1 2   94 +8   22   2 Queens Park Rangers 42 24 11 7 67 33 59
4 04/08/1975 Aberdeen (Scotland)   A FR 1-0 1-0 - 10,500 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini Simpson G.Armstrong Cropley Radford Kidd Brady 1 (Storey) (O'Leary) (Ball) (Rostron) (Hornsby) 4 AJ Ball 39   - 9   1   - -   2   - -   6   1 3   AJ Ball 163   - 44   29   - 7   6   - -   -   - -   19     5   3 Manchester United 42 23 10 9 68 42 56
5 09/08/1975 Crewe Alexandra   A FR 1-1 3-1 - 2,644 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly O'Leary Simpson Ball Cropley Hornsby Kidd 3 Brady G.Armstrong         5 GC Barnett 1 (0) - 2 * -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 (1) 1 0 * GC Barnett 39 (18) - 31 * 3 (0) - 3 * 5 (3) - 4 * 2 (2) 14 0 * 11 +16 (15)   18 * 4 Derby County 42 21 11 10 75 58 53
6 11/08/1975 Hajduk Split (Yugolsavia)   A FR 0-1 0-2 -   Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly O'Leary Simpson G.Armstrong Cropley Hornsby Kidd Brady Mancini (Rix) (Stapleton)     6 WL Brady 41 +1 - 5   1   - -   1   1 -   8   1 2   WL Brady 80 +7 8 9   3 +4 1 -   3   - 1   -   - -   18     3   5 Leeds United 42 21 9 12 65 46 51
1 16/08/1975 Burnley   A FL 0-0 0-0 9 18,603 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary G.Armstrong Cropley Hornsby Kidd Brady (Powling)         1 AJ Cropley 20   1 4   -   - -   2   - 1   8   - 1   AJ Cropley 27   1 5   2   - -   2   - 1   -   - -   12     3   6 Ipswich Town 42 16 14 12 54 48 46
2 19/08/1975 Sheffield United   A FL 1-1 3-1 2 23,344 Rimmer Rice 1 Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary G.Armstrong Cropley Hornsby Kidd 1 Brady 1 (Powling)         2 BG Hornsby 4   - -   -   - -   -   - -   6 +1 1 3   BG Hornsby 23 +3 4 6   1   1 1   -   - -   -   - -   14 +7   6   7 Leicester City 42 13 19 10 48 51 45
3 23/08/1975 Stoke City   H FL 0-1 0-1 7 28,025 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary G.Armstrong Cropley Hornsby Kidd Brady (Powling)         3 EP Kelly 17   - 2   -   - -   2   - -   7   - -   EP Kelly 168 +7 17 13   15 +2 1 4   15   - -   13 +2 5 2   35 +4   1   8 Manchester City 42 16 11 15 64 46 43
4 26/08/1975 Norwich City   H FL 1-1 2-1 7 22,613 Rimmer Rice Storey Kelly 1 Mancini O'Leary G.Armstrong Cropley Ball 1p Kidd Brady (Powling)         4 B Kidd 37   3 11   1   - -   2   - -   10   - 6   B Kidd 77   3 30   9   - 3   4   - 1   -   - -   21     13   9 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 15 13 63 63 43
5 30/08/1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 0-0 7 18,144 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Radford Kidd Brady (Stapleton)         5 TJ Mancini 26   1 1   -   1 -   2   - -   5 +2 - 1   TJ Mancini 52   1 1   8   1 -   2   - -   -   - -   10 +2   1   10 Norwich City 42 16 10 16 58 58 42
6 06/09/1975 Leicester City   H FL 1-0 1-1 7 22,005 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Stapleton 1 Kidd Brady (Powling)         6 JM Matthews 0 +1 1 -   -   - -   -   - -   2 +1 - -   JM Matthews 20 +1 6 -   4 +1 1 1   2   - -   -   - -   6 +4   -   11 Everton 42 15 12 15 60 66 42
2 09/09/1975 Everton   A FLC 0-1 2-2 - 17,174 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley 1 Radford Kidd Brady Stapleton (81) 1         2 S Nelson 36   - -   1   - -   2   - -   8   - 1   S Nelson 105 +8 23 2   8 +1 2 -   8   2 -   6 +1 8 -   29 +11   1   12 Stoke City 42 15 11 16 48 50 41
7 13/09/1975 Aston Villa   A FL 0-0 0-2 11 34,474 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Stapleton Kidd Brady (Storey)         7 DA O’Leary 27   - -   1   - -   2   - -   5 +1 1 -   DA O’Leary 27   - -   1   - -   2   - -   -   - -   6 +2   -   13 Middlesbrough 42 15 10 17 46 45 40
8 20/09/1975 Everton   H FL 0-2 2-2 11 24,864 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Stapleton 1 Kidd 1 Brady (Storey)         8 BT Parker -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 (2) - 1 * BT Parker -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 (2)   1 * 14 Coventry City 42 13 14 15 47 57 40
2 23/09/1975 Everton   H FLC 0-0 0-1 - 21,813 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Stapleton Kidd Rostron (Brady)         2 RF Powling 28 +1 6 1   1   - -   -   - -   3 +1 - 1   RF Powling 35 +4 13 1   2   2 -   -   2 -   -   - -   9 +4   1   15 Newcastle United 42 15 9 18 71 62 39
9 27/09/1975 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 0-0 15 37,092 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Mancini O'Leary Ball Cropley Stapleton Kidd Rostron Brady (78)         9 J Radford 15   - 3   -   - -   1   - -   2 +1 1 -   J Radford 374 +3 6 111   43 +2 2 15   34   - 12   24   - 11   59 +8   38   16 Aston Villa 42 11 17 14 51 59 39
10 04/10/1975 Manchester City   H FL 0-2 2-3 15 24,928 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly Simpson O'Leary Ball 1 Cropley 1 Stapleton Kidd Brady Rostron (41)         10 PJ Rice 42   - 1   1   - -   2   - -   8   - -   PJ Rice 246 +4 8 6   37   - 1   18   - -   15   8 -   39 +8   3   17 ARSENAL 42 13 10 19 47 53 36
11 11/10/1975 Coventry City   H FL 4-0 5-0 13 19,234 Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling Simpson O'Leary Ball 1 Cropley 2 Stapleton Kidd 2 Brady Rostron (69)         11 JJ Rimmer 41 (13) - 51 * 1 (0) - 3 * 2 (0) - 3 * 8 (3) - 8 * JJ Rimmer 82 (28) - 99 * 9 (3) - 9 * 4 (0) - 6 * -   - -   16 (7)   14 * 18 West Ham United 42 13 10 19 48 71 36
12 18/10/1975 Manchester United   A FL 1-1 1-3 16 52,958 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly 1 O'Leary Simpson Ball Cropley Stapleton Kidd Brady (Powling)         12 G Rix -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1 1 -   G Rix -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   19 Birmingham City 42 13 7 22 57 75 33
7 22/10/1975 Tottenham Hotspur   A FR 1-2 2-2 - 17,346 Rimmer 2* Rice Nelson 1 Kelly Mancini Storey G.Armstrong Cropley Stapleton Kidd 1 Brady Parker (46) 0* Matthews (46) Powling (46)     7 TW Ross 17   1 1   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   TW Ross 18 +1 2 1   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 10 10 22 51 68 30
13 25/10/1975 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 2-1 13 23,591 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly O'Leary Simpson Ball Cropley 1 Stapleton 1 Kidd Brady Powling (52)         13 JW Rostron 2 +3 2 -   -   - -   1   - -   0 +1 4 -   JW Rostron 8 +3 5 2   -   - -   1   - -   -   - -   2 +3   -   21 Burnley 42 9 10 23 43 66 28
8 28/10/1975 Charlton Athletic   A FR 2-1 4-1 - 4,589 Rimmer 1* Powling Storey Ross Simpson Matthews Ball 1 Cropley Stapleton 1 Kidd 1 G.Armstrong Barnett (46) 0* Rix (46) Hornsby (46) 1     8 PF Simpson 7 +2 7 -   -   - -   -   - -   4 +1 1 -   PF Simpson 328 +14 25 10   51   - 1   28   3 3   20 +1 3 1   73 +4   3   22 Sheffield United 42 6 10 26 33 82 22
14 01/11/1975 Newcastle United   A FL 0-1 0-2 14 32,824 Rimmer Rice Nelson Kelly O'Leary Simpson Ball Powling Stapleton Kidd Brady (Storey)         14 FA Stapleton 23 +2 5 4   1   - -   1 +1 - 1   2 +1 1 1   FA Stapleton 24 +2 5 4   1   - -   1 +1 - 1   -   - -   2 +1   1  
9 04/11/1975 Fenerbahce (Turkey)   A FR 1-0 2-0 -   Rimmer 0* Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling 1 Ball 1 G.Armstrong Kelly Kidd Hornsby Parker 0* Mancini (Simpson) (Brady)   9 PE Storey 11   4 -   1   - -   -   - -   5 +1 1 -   PE Storey 380   6 9   49 +1 1 4   35   - 2   22   1 2   74 +5   2  
15 08/11/1975 Derby County   H FL 0-1 0-1 17 32,012 Rimmer Rice Storey Kelly O'Leary Powling Ball Cropley Stapleton Hornsby Brady (Simpson)         15 Own Goals -   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   Own Goals -   - 78   -   - 13   -   - -   -   - -   -     28  
16 15/11/1975 Birmingham City   A FL 0-0 1-3 18 21,652 Rimmer Rice Storey Kelly O'Leary Powling Ball 1 Cropley Stapleton Kidd Brady Matthews (70)         16 Friendly appearances - 4 short
17 22/11/1975 Manchester United OG H FL 2-0 3-1 15 40,102 Rimmer Rice Storey Nelson O'Leary Powling Ball 1 G.Armstrong 1 Stapleton Kidd Brady (Simpson)         17
18 29/11/1975 West Ham United   A FL 0-1 0-1 18 31,012 Rimmer Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling Ball G.Armstrong Stapleton Kidd Brady (Matthews)         18
19 02/12/1975 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 2-2 16 27,447 Rimmer Rice Storey Nelson O'Leary Powling Ball 1p G.Armstrong Stapleton Kidd 1 Brady (Mancini)         19
20 06/12/1975 Leeds United   H FL 0-0 1-2 18 36,003 Rimmer Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady 1 (Simpson)         20
10 09/12/1975 Feyenoord (Holland)   H FR 0-1 2-1 - 18,813 Parker Rice Nelson Storey Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kidd Brady 1 Simpson (46) Rostron (46) Stapleton (46) (Barnett) (Rostron) 10
21 13/12/1975 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 1-2 18 18,628 Barnett Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling G.Armstrong 1 Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady Simpson (25)         21
22 20/12/1975 Burnley   H FL 0-0 1-0 18 16,459 Rimmer Rice Simpson Kelly Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kidd Brady Stapleton (80)         22
23 26/12/1975 Ipswich Town   A FL 0-1 0-2 18 28,457 Rimmer Rice Kelly Storey O'Leary Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Stapleton)         23
24 27/12/1975 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 2-0 17 39,021 Rimmer Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling G.Armstrong Ball 1 Stapleton Kidd 1 Brady (Simpson)         24
3 03/01/1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FAC 0-2 0-3 - 22,215 Rimmer Rice Nelson Storey O'Leary Powling G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady (Mancini)         3
25 10/01/1976 Aston Villa   H FL 0-0 0-0 18 24,501 Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Mancini G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady (Ross)         25
26 17/01/1976 Leicester City   A FL 0-0 1-2 18 21,331 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross 1 O'Leary Mancini G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady (Simpson)         26
27 31/01/1976 Sheffield United   H FL 0-0 1-0 18 14,477 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd Brady 1 Rostron (35)         27
28 07/02/1976 Norwich City   A FL 1-2 1-3 18 23,038 Rimmer Rice Storey Ross Mancini Simpson G.Armstrong Ball Stapleton Kidd 1 Brady (Rostron)         28
29 18/02/1976 Derby County   A FL 0-0 0-2 18 24,875 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Storey)         29
30 21/02/1976 Birmingham City   H FL 1-0 1-0 18 20,907 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady 1 Simpson (75)         30
31 24/02/1976 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 1-0 18 36,127 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kidd Brady (Stapleton)         31
32 28/02/1976 Middlesbrough   A FL 0-0 1-0 16 19,857 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kidd Brady (Simpson)         32
33 13/03/1976 Coventry City   A FL 1-0 1-1 17 13,938 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling 1 G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Stapleton)         33
34 16/03/1976 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 0-0 15 18,424 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Stapleton)         34
35 20/03/1976 West Ham United   H FL 4-1 6-1 13 34,011 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong 1 Ball 2(1p) Radford Kidd 3 Brady Stapleton (58)         35
36 27/03/1976 Leeds United   A FL 0-2 0-3 14 26,657 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Simpson)         36
37 03/04/1976 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-2 0-2 15 42,134 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Kidd Brady (Cropley)         37
38 10/04/1976 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-0 17 20,774 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Cropley Brady (Kidd)         38
39 13/04/1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 1-1 2-1 13 19,518 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini 1 Powling G.Armstrong Ball Radford Cropley Brady 1 (Kidd)         39
40 17/04/1976 Ipswich Town   H FL 1-0 1-2 15 26,973 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross O'Leary Powling Rostron Ball Stapleton 1 Cropley Brady (Kidd)         40
41 19/04/1976 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 1-2 17 30,362 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross O'Leary Powling Kidd 1 Ball Radford Cropley Brady G.Armstrong (30)         41
42 24/04/1976 Manchester City   A FL 1-1 1-3 17 31,003 Rimmer Rice Nelson Ross Mancini Powling G.Armstrong 1 Ball Stapleton Cropley Brady (Rostron)         42
28/07/1975 played at London Colney. 22/10/1975 - Cyril Knowles testimonial. 28/10/1975 - Les Gore testimonial. 06/12/1975 - Storey replaced Rimmer in goal for approximately 3 minutes after 51 minutes with the score at 1-2. 09/12/1975 - Peter Storey 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, Tony Wood, Ken Friar (Secretary), Bob Wall (General manager).
Captain - Eddie Kelly (team captain) and Terry Mancini (club captain)
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