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     1978-79 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1978-79
1 26/07/1978 Kaiserslautern (West Germany)   A Fr 0-1 0-3 -   Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Rix Brady Sunderland Matthews Simpson           1   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 28/07/1978 Borussia Dortmund (West Germany)   A Fr 0-0 1-0 - 10,500 Jennings 0* Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Rix 1 Brady Sunderland Matthews Kosmina Barron 0* Walford Harvey     2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Liverpool 42 30 8 4 85 16 68
3 05/08/1978 PSV Eindhoven (Holland)   A Fr 0-1 0-2 - 11,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Rix Brady Sunderland Stapleton Kosmina Matthews         3 PG Barron 3 (1) 2 * -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 * 3 (1) 2 * -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 * 2 Nottingham Forest 42 21 18 3 61 26 60
4 08/08/1978 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland) 2OG A Fr 1-0 3-0 - 24,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix Kosmina Walford       4 WL Brady 37   13   10   2   1   -   4   2   6   1   193 +8 36   22 +4 2   17   5   4   2   37 +3 8   3 West Bromwich Albion 42 24 11 7 72 35 59
5 12/08/1978 Crystal Palace   H Fr 0-1 1-1 - 11,494 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix Walford         5 SJC Brignall 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4 Everton 42 17 17 8 52 40 51
1 19/08/1978 Leeds United   H FL 1-1 2-2 9 42,057 Jennings Devine Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 2(1p) Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Harvey Kosmina         1 JA Devine 7   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   0 +1 -   10   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   1   -   5 Leeds United 42 18 14 10 70 52 50
2 22/08/1978 Manchester City   A FL 1-0 1-1 10 39,506 Barron Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Devine Sunderland Macdonald 1 Stapleton Walford           2 SP Gatting 19 +2 1   6   1   -   -   2 +1 -   1   1   19 +2 1   6   1   -   -   2 +1 -   1 +2 1   6 Ipswich Town 42 20 9 13 63 49 49
3 26/08/1978 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-1 15 41,179 Barron Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Devine Walford         3 J Harvey 1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   1   -   0 +1 -   2 +1 -   -   -   -   -   1   -   0 +1 -   7 Arsenal 42 17 14 11 61 48 48
2 29/08/1978 Rotherham United   A FLC 1-2 1-3 - 10,481 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix           2 DM Heeley 6 +4 1   -   -   -   -   4 +1 -   -   -   9 +6 1   -   -   -   -   4 +1 -   0 +2 -   8 Aston Villa 42 15 16 11 59 49 46
4 02/09/1978 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 4-0 5-1 9 33,883 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Walford Stapleton 2 Rix 2           4 PA Jennings 39 (11) 46 * 11 (5) 10 * 1 (0) 3 * 6 (2) 5 * 6 (2) 8 * 81 (25) 83 * 17 (7) 15 * 8 (4) 8 * 6 (2) 5 * 9 (2) 13 * 9 Manchester United 42 15 15 12 60 63 45
5 09/09/1978 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-0 1-2 13 28,124 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Walford Stapleton Rix Harvey         5 AJ Kosmina 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   1 +2 -   2 +1 -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   1 +2 -   2 +1 -   10 Coventry City 42 14 16 12 58 68 44
1 13/09/1978 Lokomotive Leipzig (East Germany)   H UC 0-0 3-0 - 34,183 Jennings Rice Nelson Price Walford Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 2 Harvey Rix Gatting Heeley       1 BJ McDermott 0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   11 Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 15 14 48 61 41
6 16/09/1978 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 0-0 1-0 11 31,120 Jennings Rice Nelson Price Walford Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Heeley Rix           6 MI Macdonald 4   2   -   -   1   -   0 +1 -   3   -   84   42   9   10   14   5   0 +1 -   23 +1 20   12 Middlesbrough 42 15 10 17 57 50 40
7 23/09/1978 Manchester United   H FL 1-1 1-1 10 45,393 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Walford Rix Heeley         7 JM Matthews -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1 -   38 +7 2   4 +2 1   6   2   -   -   16 +11 1   13 Bristol City 42 15 10 17 47 51 40
1 27/09/1978 Lokomotive Leipzig (East Germany)   A UC 1-0 4-1 - 22,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland 1 Stapleton 2 Devine Rix Vaessen Walford       1 WJT Neill -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   240 +1 8   12 +1 -   15 +1 2   5   -   77 +4 4   14 Southampton 42 12 16 14 47 53 40
8 30/09/1978 Middlesbrough   A FL 1-1 3-2 9 14,404 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary 1 Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Devine Rix Walford 1         8 S Nelson 33   2   10   -   1   -   6   -   6   -   210 +9 8   27 +1 -   21   -   12 +2 -   51 +12 2   15 Manchester City 42 13 13 16 58 56 39
9 07/10/1978 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 1-1 8 34,537 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Walford Rix           9 DA O’Leary 37   2   11   -   1   -   5   -   6   -   138   5   21   1   13   1   5   -   27 +4 -   16 Norwich City 42 7 23 12 51 57 37
10 14/10/1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 0-1 9 19,664 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Walford Rix Stead         10 DJ Price 39   8   11   1   1   -   6   -   6   1   86 +6 14   17   1   7   -   6   -   20 +7 2   17 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 11 19 54 75 35
2 18/10/1978 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)   A UC 1-2 1-2 - 25,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Heeley Stapleton Kosmina Rix           2 PJ Rice 39   1   11   -   1   -   6   -   6   -   365 +4 12   57   1   32   -   21   -   61 +9 4   18 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 8 21 44 68 34
11 21/10/1978 Southampton   H FL 0-0 1-0 7 33,074 Jennings Rice Nelson Stead Gatting Young Brady 1 Heeley Stapleton Walford Rix           11 G Rix 39   3   11   -   1   -   6   -   6   2   80 +5 6   15 +1 1   8   -   6   -   18 +3 3   19 Derby County 42 10 11 21 44 71 31
12 28/10/1978 Bristol City   A FL 2-1 3-1 7 27,016 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 2(1p) Gatting Stapleton 1 Heeley Rix Walford         12 PF Simpson -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   353 +17 10   53   1   32 +1 3   20 +1 1   82 +5 3   20 Queen's Park Rangers 42 6 13 23 45 73 25
2 01/11/1978 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)   H UC 0-0 1-0 - 41,812 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young 1 Brady Gatting Stapleton Heeley Rix Kosmina Vaessen       2 FA Stapleton 41   17   11   6   1   1   6   4   3   1   144 +2 47   20   11   15 +1 7   6   4   21 +3 11   21 Birmingham City 42 6 10 26 37 64 22
13 04/11/1978 Ipswich Town   H FL 3-1 4-1 5 35,269 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 3 Gatting Rix           13 K Stead 1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   22 Chelsea 42 5 10 27 44 92 20
14 11/11/1978 Leeds United   A FL 1-0 1-0 5 33,961 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Gatting 1 Rix           14 N Sullivan -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 (1) 0 *
15 18/11/1978 Everton   H FL 0-1 2-2 5 39,801 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 2(1p) Sunderland Stapleton Gatting Rix           15 A Sunderland 37   9   11   6   1   -   4   3   5   -   60   13   16   9   1   -   4   3   9   1  
3 22/11/1978 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia)   A UC 0-1 0-1 - 51,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Heeley Walford Stapleton Sunderland Rix           3 BE Talbot 20   -   6   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   20   -   6   2   -   -   -   -   -   -  
16 25/11/1978 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 1-1 5 26,786 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Walford Rix Heeley         16 PL Vaessen 1   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   0 +1 -   1   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   0 +1 -  
17 02/12/1978 Liverpool   H FL 1-0 1-0 5 51,902 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Gatting Rix           17 SJ Walford 26 +7 2   2 +4 -   -   -   2 +1 -   1 +3 -   28 +10 2   2 +4 -   -   -   2 +1 -   2 +3 -  
3 06/12/1978 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia)   H UC 0-0 1-1 - 41,452 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Heeley Sunderland 1 Stapleton Gatting Rix Kosmina Macdonald       3 WD Young 33   -   10   2   1   -   6   1   5 +1 -   82   4   16   3   8   -   6   1   14 +1 -  
18 09/12/1978 Norwich City   A FL 0-0 0-0 4 20,165 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Gatting Rix Walford         18 Own goals -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   82   -   13   -   -   -   -   -   28  
19 16/12/1978 Derby County   H FL 1-0 2-0 4 26,943 Jennings Rice Walford Price 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Gatting Rix           19
20 23/12/1978 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 2-0 5-0 4 42,273 Jennings Rice Walford Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland 3 Stapleton 1 Gatting Rix           20
21 26/12/1978 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 0-2 1-2 4 40,055 Jennings Rice Walford Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland Stapleton Gatting Rix           21
22 30/12/1978 Birmingham City   H FL 1-1 3-1 4 27,877 Jennings Rice 1 Walford Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Gatting Rix           22
3 06/01/1979 Sheffield Wednesday   A FAC 1-0 1-1 - 33,635 Jennings Rice Walford Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Gatting Rix           3
3 09/01/1979 Sheffield Wednesday   H FAC 0-1 1-1 - 37,987 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Stapleton Gatting Rix           3
23 13/01/1979 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-1 2-1 4 52,158 Jennings Walford Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price 1 Rix           23
3 15/01/1979 Sheffield Wednesday   N FAC 1-1 2-2 - 25,011 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland 1 Stapleton Gatting Rix           3
3 17/01/1979 Sheffield Wednesday   N FAC 0-0 3-3 - 17,088 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland Stapleton 2 Gatting Rix           3
3 22/01/1979 Sheffield Wednesday   N FAC 2-0 2-0 - 30,275 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Gatting 1 Rix Walford         3
4 27/01/1979 Notts County   H FAC 0-0 2-0 - 39,195 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot 1 O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix           4
24 03/02/1979 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 2-0 4 45,460 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 2 Stapleton Price Rix           24
25 10/02/1979 Middlesbrough   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 28,371 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix           25
26 13/02/1979 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 2-1 2 21,125 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Stapleton Price 1 Rix Walford         26
27 24/02/1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 0-1 0-1 2 32,215 Jennings Rice Gatting Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix           27
5 26/02/1979 Nottingham Forest   A FAC 0-0 1-0 - 35,906 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix           5
28 03/03/1979 Southampton   A FL 0-1 0-2 4 25,052 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Gatting Stapleton Price Rix Heeley         28
29 10/03/1979 Bristol City   H FL 2-0 2-0 3 24,288 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Heeley Stapleton 1 Price Rix 1 McDermott         29
30 17/03/1979 Ipswich Town   A FL 0-1 0-2 4 26,407 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Gatting         30
6 19/03/1979 Southampton   A FAC 0-0 1-1 - 24,536 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price 1 Rix Walford         6
6 21/03/1979 Southampton   H FAC 1-0 2-0 - 44,820 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 2 Stapleton Price Rix Walford         6
31 24/03/1979 Manchester City   H FL 0-1 1-1 4 35,014 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Heeley Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price Rix McDermott         31
32 26/03/1979 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-2 2-4 4 20,704 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Price 1 Rix Heeley 1         32
SF 31/03/1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers   N FAC 0-0 2-0 - 46,244 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Price Rix           SF
33 03/04/1979 Coventry City   H FL 0-1 1-1 5 30,091 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Heeley Rix Walford         33
34 07/04/1979 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 0-3 6 47,297 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Brignall         34
35 10/04/1979 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 1-0 5 53,896 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix           35
36 14/04/1979 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 1-0 1-1 5 28,353 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady 1 Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Gatting         36
37 16/04/1979 Chelsea   H FL 2-0 5-2 5 37,232 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary 1 Walford Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 2 Price 1 Rix           37
38 21/04/1979 Derby County   A FL 0-2 0-2 6 18,674 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot Gatting Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix           38
39 25/04/1979 Aston Villa   A FL 1-0 1-5 6 26,168 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot Gatting Devine Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix           39
40 28/04/1979 Norwich City   H FL 0-0 1-1 6 28,885 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot Gatting Walford 1 Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix           40
41 05/05/1979 Birmingham City   A FL 0-0 0-0 6 14,015 Barron Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Walford         41
F 12/05/1979 Manchester United   N FAC 2-0 3-2 - 100,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Price Rix Walford         F
42 14/05/1979 Chelsea   A FL 0-1 1-1 7 30,705 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen Macdonald 1 Devine Rix           42
6 15/05/1979 Lyngby Boldklub (Denmark)   A Fr 2-1 4-2 - 9,800 Jennings Rice Nelson Gatting 1 O'Leary Walford Brady 1 McDermott Macdonald Price 1 Rix 1 Sullivan Neill Vaessen Devine Young 6
09/01/1979 after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 15/01/1979 played at Filbert Street, Leicester City, after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 17/01/1979 played at Filbert Street, Leicester City, after extra-time, 2-2 after 90minutes. 22/01/1979 played at Filbert Street, Leicester City.
31/03/1979 played at Villa Park, Aston Villa. 05/05/1979 Price replaced Barron in goal. 12/05/1979 played at Wembley.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Terry Neill
Directors - Denis Hill-Wood (Chairman), Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Peter Hill-Wood, Noel Bone, Tony Wood, Bob Wall, Ken Friar (Secretary).
Captain - Pat Rice
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