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     1979-80 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1979-80
1 28/07/1979 Munich 1860 (West Germany)   A Fr 1-1 1-1 - 8,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix Walford Vaessen Hollins 1   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 31/07/1979 Duisburg (West Germany) OG A Fr 0-1 1-1 - 5,000 Barron Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix Rice Walford Vaessen 2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Liverpool 42 25 10 7 81 30 60
3 03/08/1979 Ajax (Holland)   A Fr 0-0 0-0 - 40,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Walford     3 PG Barron 5 (3) 2 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 (1) 1 * 8 (4) 4 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +2 (2) 1 * 2 Manchester United 42 24 10 8 65 35 58
4 05/08/1979 Hamburg SV (West Germany)   N Fr 0-0 3-0 - 35,000 Jennings Rice 1 Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Price Rix Hollins Gatting   4 WL Brady 34   7   9   -   6   5   9   2   1   -   3   -   227 +8 43   31 +4 2   23   10   13   4   1   -   40 +3 8   3 Ipswich Town 42 22 9 11 68 39 53
  11/08/1979 Liverpool   N CS 0-1 1-3 - 92,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price Rix Young Hollins     PV Davis 1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   4 Arsenal 42 18 16 8 52 36 52
1 18/08/1979 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FL 3-0 4-0 1 28,604 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland 2 Stapleton 1 Price Rix Hollins     1 JA Devine 20   -   5   -   3   -   5   -   -   -   1   -   30   -   5   -   3   -   6   -   -   -   2   -   5 Nottingham Forest 42 20 8 14 63 43 48
2 21/08/1979 Ipswich Town   H FL 0-1 0-2 2 33,255 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Hollins     2 SP Gatting 9 +5 1   2 +1 -   1 +1 -   1   -   -   -   1 +1 1   28 +7 2   8 +1 1   1 +1 -   3 +1 -   -   -   2 +3 2   6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 58 47 47
3 25/08/1979 Manchester United   H FL 0-0 0-0 8 44,380 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix Walford     3 DM Heeley -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   9 +6 1   -   -   -   -   4 +1 -   -   -   1 +2 -   7 Aston Villa 42 16 14 12 51 50 46
2 29/08/1979 Leeds United   A FLC 0-0 1-1 - 23,421 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       2 JW Hollins 23 +3 1   2   -   5 +1 -   4 +3 -   0 +1 -   2 +1 -   23 +3 1   2   -   5 +1 -   4 +3 -   0 +1 -   2 +1 -   8 Southampton 42 18 9 15 65 53 45
4 01/09/1979 Leeds United   A FL 0-1 1-1 7 23,245 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       4 PA Jennings 37 (17) 34 * 11 (5) 6 * 7 (3) 7 * 9 (5) 5 * 1 (0) 3 * 4 (2) 3 * 118 (42) 117 * 28 (12) 21 * 15 (7) 15 * 15 (7) 10 * 1 (0) 3 * 13 (4) 16 * 9 Middlesbrough 42 16 12 14 50 44 44
2 04/09/1979 Leeds United   H FLC 3-0 7-0 - 35,133 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 2p Sunderland 3 Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       2 BJ McDermott 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   0 +1 -   0 +3 -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   1 +1 -   10 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 19 12 54 50 41
5 08/09/1979 Derby County   A FL 2-0 2-3 14 16,429 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       5 S Nelson 35   2   6 +1 1   6   1   7   -   1   -   4   -   245 +9 10   33 +2 1   27   1   19 +2 -   1   -   55 +12 2   11 Leeds United 42 13 14 15 46 50 40
5 11/09/1979 Fulham   A Fr 1-1 2-2 - 3,350 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Hollins Young Heeley Sunderland Vaessen 1 Price Gatting 1 Barron Davis McDermott 5 DA O’Leary 34   1   9   -   6   -   9   -   1   -   3   -   172   6   30   1   19   1   14   -   1   -   30 +4 -   12 Norwich City 42 13 14 15 58 66 40
6 15/09/1979 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 2-0 9 30,341 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       6 DJ Price 21 +1 1   9   -   2   -   5 +1 2   1   -   3   -   107 +7 15   26   1   9   -   11 +1 2   1   -   23 +7 2   13 Crystal Palace 42 12 16 14 41 50 40
1 19/09/1979 Fenerbahce (Turkey)   H CWC 1-0 2-0 - 34,973 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix       1 PJ Rice 26   -   10   -   4   -   5 +1 -   1   -   4 +1 1   391 +4 12   67   1   36   -   26 +1 -   1   -   65 +10 5   14 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 10 17 52 62 40
7 22/09/1979 Aston Villa   A FL 0-0 0-0 8 27,277 Barron Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       7 G Rix 38   4   11   -   7   -   9   -   1   -   3   -   118 +5 10   26 +1 1   15   -   15   -   1   -   21 +3 3   15 Coventry City 42 16 7 19 56 66 39
3 25/09/1979 Southampton   H FLC 1-0 2-1 - 37,348 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Brady 1 Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       3 FA Stapleton 39   14   11   4   7   5   9   -   1   -   3   1   183 +2 61   31   15   22 +1 12   15   4   1   -   24 +3 12   16 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 15 16 47 57 37
8 29/09/1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 0-2 2-3 10 41,844 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins 1 Rix Price     8 A Sunderland 36 +1 14   11   6   6   4   7   4   1   1   4   1   96 +1 27   27   15   7   4   11   7   1   1   13   2   17 Manchester City 42 12 13 17 43 66 37
1 03/10/1979 Fenerbahce (Turkey)   A CWC 0-0 0-0 - 30,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       1 BE Talbot 42   1   11   2   7   1   9   -   1   -   4   -   62   1   17   4   7   1   9   -   1   -   4   -   18 Stoke City 42 13 10 19 44 58 36
9 06/10/1979 Manchester City   H FL 0-0 0-0 11 34,688 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       9 PL Vaessen 8 +6 2   -   -   1   2   1 +2 1   -   -   1 +1 1   9 +6 2   -   -   1   2   1 +4 1   -   -   1 +2 1   19 Everton 42 9 17 16 43 51 35
10 09/10/1979 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-0 2-1 8 22,527 Jennings Walford Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix 1       10 SJ Walford 16 +3 1   3 +1 -   3   -   1 +1 -   1   -   1 +2 -   44 +13 3   5 +5 -   3   -   3 +2 -   1   -   3 +5 -   20 Bristol City 42 9 13 20 37 66 31
11 13/10/1979 Bolton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 0-0 9 17,032 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       11 WD Young 38   3   11   -   6   -   9   3   0 +1 -   3   -   120   7   27   3   14   -   15   4   0 +1 -   17 +1 -   21 Derby County 42 11 8 23 47 67 30
12 20/10/1979 Stoke City   H FL 0-0 0-0 12 31,591 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       12 Own Goals -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   1   -   82   -   13   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   29   22 Bolton Wanderers 42 5 15 22 38 73 25
2 24/10/1979 Magdeburg (East Germany)   H CWC 1-1 2-1 - 34,575 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix       2
13 27/10/1979 Bristol City   A FL 0-0 1-0 8 23,029 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix       13
4 30/10/1979 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FLC 0-0 0-0 - 25,231 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix Gatting     4
14 03/11/1979 Brighton And Hove Albion   H FL 0-0 3-0 6 34,400 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix 1 Gatting     14
2 07/11/1979 Magdeburg (East Germany)   A CWC 1-0 2-2 - 22,000 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1 Gatting Stapleton Hollins Rix Walford Price 1   2
15 10/11/1979 Crystal Palace   A FL 0-1 0-1 8 42,887 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Gatting Stapleton Price Rix Walford     15
4 13/11/1979 Brighton And Hove Albion   H FLC 2-0 4-0 - 30,351 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen 2 Stapleton 2 Price Rix       4
16 17/11/1979 Everton   H FL 0-0 2-0 5 33,450 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen Stapleton 2 Price Rix Gatting     16
17 24/11/1979 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 55,546 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix       17
18 01/12/1979 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-0 1-1 4 27,925 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Gatting Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix       18
5 04/12/1979 Swindon Town   H FLC 1-0 1-1 - 38,024 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Gatting Sunderland 1p Stapleton Price Rix Hollins     5
19 08/12/1979 Coventry City   H FL 2-1 3-1 4 27,563 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary 1 Walford Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix Gatting     19
5 11/12/1979 Swindon Town   A FLC 0-2 3-4 - 21,795 Jennings Devine Walford Talbot 1 O'Leary Young Brady 2 Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       5
20 15/12/1979 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 2-2 2-2 3 18,280 Jennings Devine Nelson 1 Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix       20
21 21/12/1979 Norwich City   H FL 0-0 1-1 3 18,869 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Walford Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins Rix McDermott     21
22 26/12/1979 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 1-0 3 44,560 Jennings Devine Rice Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Hollins Rix       22
23 29/12/1979 Manchester United   A FL 0-2 0-3 4 54,295 Jennings Devine Rice Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix Walford     23
24 01/01/1980 Southampton   A FL 1-0 1-0 3 22,473 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot Walford Young 1 Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       24
3 05/01/1980 Cardiff City   A FAC 0-0 0-0 - 21,972 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot Walford Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       3
3 08/01/1980 Cardiff City   H FAC 2-1 2-1 - 36,155 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Gatting Sunderland 2 Stapleton Hollins Rix       3
25 12/01/1980 Leeds United   H FL 0-0 0-1 3 35,945 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Hollins Rix       25
26 19/01/1980 Derby County   H FL 0-0 2-0 3 22,091 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young 1 Brady 1p Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix       26
4 26/01/1980 Brighton And Hove Albion   H FAC 1-0 2-0 - 43,202 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Talbot 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix       4
27 09/02/1980 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 3-1 4 33,816 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 2 Stapleton Price Rix 1       27
5 16/02/1980 Bolton Wanderers   A FAC 1-1 1-1 - 23,530 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix       5
5 19/02/1980 Bolton Wanderers   H FAC 2-0 3-0 - 40,504 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 2 Stapleton 1 Price Rix       5
28 23/02/1980 Bolton Wanderers   H FL 1-0 2-0 4 24,383 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix Vaessen     28
29 01/03/1980 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 3-2 4 19,752 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price 1 Rix       29
3 05/03/1980 Gothenburg (Sweden)   H CWC 3-1 5-1 - 36,323 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young 1 Brady 1 Sunderland 2 Stapleton Price 1 Rix Hollins McDermott   3
6 08/03/1980 Watford   A FAC 0-0 2-1 - 27,975 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 2 Price Rix Gatting     6
30 11/03/1980 Bristol City   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 21,559 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen Stapleton Price Rix       30
31 15/03/1980 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 3-0 4 33,792 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 2(1p) Vaessen Stapleton 1 Price Rix Gatting     31
3 19/03/1980 Gothenburg (Sweden)   A CWC 0-0 0-0 - 40,044 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen Stapleton Price Rix       3
32 22/03/1980 Crystal Palace   H FL 1-0 1-1 4 37,606 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix       32
33 28/03/1980 Everton   A FL 0-0 1-0 3 28,184 Barron Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Gatting 1 Sunderland Vaessen Price Rix       33
34 02/04/1980 Norwich City   A FL 1-1 1-2 4 16,923 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix 1 Vaessen     34
35 05/04/1980 Southampton   H FL 1-0 1-1 4 34,593 Jennings Devine Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price Rix Vaessen     35
36 07/04/1980 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 2-1 4 41,369 Barron Rice Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Devine Vaessen 1 Hollins Davis Sunderland 1     36
SF 09/04/1980 Juventus (Italy) OG H CWC 0-1 1-1 - 51,998 Jennings Devine Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Vaessen Rice   SF
SF 12/04/1980 Liverpool   N FAC 0-0 0-0 - 50,174 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Walford     SF
SF 16/04/1980 Liverpool   N FAC 0-0 1-1 - 40,679 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price Rix       SF
37 19/04/1980 Liverpool   A FL 0-1 1-1 4 46,878 Jennings Rice Walford Talbot 1 O'Leary Young Gatting Sunderland Stapleton Price Hollins Vaessen     37
SF 23/04/1980 Juventus (Italy)   A CWC 0-0 1-0 - 66,386 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Vaessen 1 Hollins   SF
38 26/04/1980 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 0-1 1-1 4 30,027 Barron Rice Devine Talbot Walford Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Hollins Vaessen Gatting     38
SF 28/04/1980 Liverpool   N FAC 1-0 1-1 - 42,975 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Stapleton Price Rix       SF
SF 01/05/1980 Liverpool   N FAC 1-0 1-0 - 35,335 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix       SF
39 03/05/1980 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 1-0 4 16,817 Barron Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Gatting Sunderland Vaessen 1 Price Hollins Davis     39
40 05/05/1980 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-0 0-0 4 34,632 Jennings Devine Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Vaessen Stapleton Price Rix Hollins     40
F 10/05/1980 West Ham United   N FAC 0-1 0-1 - 100,000 Jennings Rice Devine Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Nelson     F
F 14/05/1980 Valencia (Spain)   N CWC 0-0 0-0 - 40,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Hollins     F
41 16/05/1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 2-1 4 23,619 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford 1 Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton 1 Price Rix Vaessen     41
42 19/05/1980 Middlesbrough   A FL 0-3 0-5 4 15,603 Jennings Rice Nelson Talbot Walford Young Brady Sunderland Stapleton Price Rix Vaessen     42
03/08/1979 and 05/08/1979 - Amsterdam 704 tournament played at Ajax, Amsterdam; Arsenal finished 3rd out of 4. 03/08/1979 lost 3-4 on penalties. 11/08/1979 played at Wembley. 11/09/1979 - Ted Drake testimonial. 11/12/1979 after extra-time, 3-3 after 90 minutes.
12/04/1980 played at Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday. 16/04/1980 played at Villa Park, Aston Villa, after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 28/04/1980 played at Villa Park, Aston Villa, after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes.. 01/05/1980 played at Highfield Road, Coventry City.
10/05/1980 played at Wembley. 14/5/1980 played at Heysel Stadium, Brussels, after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 minutes, lost 4-5 on penalties.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Terry Neill
Directors - Stanley Rous (President from April onwards), 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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