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     1983-84 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1983-84
1 31/07/1983 Meppen (West Germany)   A FR 1-0 4-1 - 3,500 Jennings 0* Hill Sansom P.Nicholas O'Leary Whyte McDermott Robson Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas 2 Rix Lukic (46) 1* Chapman (46) 1 (Sunderland)     1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 05/08/1983 VFL Bochum (West Germany)   A FR 0-1 1-1 - 7,500 Jennings 1* Whyte Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill McDermott Robson Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Lukic (46) 0* Chapman (46) 1 P.Nicholas (50) Davis (55)   2 Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls 1 Liverpool 42 22 14 6 73 32 80
3 09/08/1983 Werder Bremen (West Germany)   A FR 0-0 0-2 - 13,000 Jennings 0* Whyte Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill Robson Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Lukic (46) 2* McDermott (55) Chapman (60) Meade (60)   3 TA Adams 3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   1 -   3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   1 -   2 Southampton 42 22 11 9 66 38 77
4 13/08/1983 Aberdeen (Scotland)   A FR 1-0 1-0 - 11,700 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot 1 Whyte Hill McDermott Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix (Lukic) (Adams) (Chapman) (Meade)   4 IJR Allinson 7 +2 5 -   -   - -   1   - -   1 +2 - -   7 +2 5 -   -   - -   1   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2   -   3 Nottingham Forest 42 22 8 12 76 45 74
5 20/08/1983 Portsmouth   A FR 0-1 1-2 - 9,125 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot Whyte Hill McDermott Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 1 Rix (Chapman)         5 TS Caton 26   - -   1   - -   -   - -   2   - -   26   - -   1   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2     -   4 Manchester United 42 20 14 8 71 41 74
1 27/08/1983 Luton Town   H FL 1-1 2-1 7 39,348 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill McDermott 1 Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Rix (Whyte)         1 LR Chapman 3 +1 1 1   -   - -   -   - -   0 +5 2 3   15 +8 6 4   0 +1 - -   0 +2 2 -   2   - 2   -   - -   4 +8   5   5 Queens Park Rangers 42 22 7 13 67 37 73
2 29/08/1983 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 1-1 2-1 3 18,571 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill McDermott Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 2(1p) Rix (Whyte)         2 D Cork 5 +2 3 1   1   - -   -   - -   1 +3 - -   5 +2 5 1   1   - -   -   - -   -   1 -   -   - -   1 +6   -   6 ARSENAL 42 18 9 15 74 60 63
3 03/09/1983 Southampton   A FL 0-0 0-1 9 19,377 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill McDermott Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Whyte (78)         3 PV Davis 31 +4 1 1   1   - -   4   - -   6 +1 - 2   118 +8 4 10   7 +1 1 2   14 +2 - 2   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   23 +5   8   7 Everton 42 16 14 12 44 42 62
4 06/09/1983 Manchester United   H FL 1-3 2-3 10 42,704 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot 1 O'Leary Hill McDermott Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Rix Sunderland (60)         4 PA Gorman 1 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   5 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   -   - -   1 +1   -   8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 17 10 15 64 65 61
5 10/09/1983 Liverpool   H FL 0-1 0-2 12 41,896 Jennings Robson Sansom Talbot O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix (Chapman)         5 CF Hill 37   - 1   1   - -   4   - -   8   - -   44   - 1   1   - -   4   - -   -   - -   -   - -   12     -   9 West Ham United 42 17 9 16 60 55 60
6 17/09/1983 Notts County OG A FL 2-0 4-0 11 10,217 Jennings Robson Sansom Davis Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Rix 1 Talbot (46) 1         6 PA Jennings 38 (3) - 56 * 1 (0) - 3 * 4 (1) - 4 * 9 (6) - 6 * 222 (68) - 239 * 38 (13) - 34 * 29 (12) - 29 * 19 (9) 2 12 * 1 (0) - 3 * 44 +2 (22)   42 * 10 Aston Villa 42 17 9 16 59 61 60
7 24/09/1983 Norwich City   H FL 1-0 3-0 8 24,438 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland 2 Davis Chapman 1 C.Nicholas Rix McDermott (75)         7 J Kay 6 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   2   - -   13 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   3     1   11 Watford 42 16 9 17 68 77 57
8 01/10/1983 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-1 0-2 12 26,293 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Davis Sunderland Chapman C.Nicholas Rix (Talbot)         8 MR Keown -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   12 Ipswich Town 42 15 8 19 55 57 53
2 04/10/1983 Plymouth Argyle   A FLC 0-1 1-1 - 20,983 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix 1 Talbot (46)         2 TD Lee -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2 +4   1   13 Sunderland 42 13 13 16 42 53 52
9 15/10/1983 Coventry City   H FL 0-0 0-1 14 20,290 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Chapman C.Nicholas Rix McDermott (65)         9 J Lukic 4 (1) - 4 * -   - -   -   - -   1 +5 (1) 1 11 * 4 (1) - 4 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +5 (1)   11 * 14 Norwich City 42 12 15 15 48 49 51
6 18/10/1983 Aldershot   A FR 1-0 3-3 -   Jennings 0* Cork Sparrow Robson O'Leary Whyte Sunderland 1 Davis McDermott C.Nicholas 1 Rix Lukic (46) 3* O'Shea (46) Chapman (46) 1 Allinson (46)   6 BJ McDermott 6 +7 3 2   -   - -   -   1 -   6 +2 - 1   38 +23 21 12   0 +1 - -   3 +1 2 -   3 +3 5 1   -   - -   21 +5   5   15 Leicester City 42 13 12 17 65 68 51
10 22/10/1983 Nottingham Forest   H FL 2-0 4-1 12 22,870 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill 1 Sunderland 1 Davis Woodcock 2 C.Nicholas Rix McDermott (68)         10 DJ Madden 2   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   1   - -   2   - -   -   - -   -   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   16 Luton Town 42 14 9 19 53 66 51
2 25/10/1983 Plymouth Argyle   H FLC 1-0 1-0 - 22,640 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland 1 Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix (McDermott)         2 P Mariner 15   - 7   -   - -   -   - -   1   - 2   15   - 7   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1     2   17 West Bromwich Albion 42 14 9 19 48 62 51
11 29/10/1983 Aston Villa   A FL 4-1 6-2 8 23,678 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock 5 C.Nicholas Rix McDermott (33) 1         11 RJ Meade 9 +4 - 5   1   - -   -   - -   1 +1 1 1   19 +14 6 11   2 +1 5 -   3 +1 1 1   2 +1 1 1   -   - -   4 +5   3   18 Stoke City 42 13 11 18 44 63 50
7 01/11/1983 Chelsea   A FR 1-0 1-2 - 7,555 Jennings 0* Kay Sansom Gorman Whyte Adams Sunderland Madden Woodcock C.Nicholas 1 Rix Cork (22) Lukic (46) 2* McDermott (46) Chapman (2H) Allinson (2H) 7 C Nicholas 41   - 11   1   - 1   4   - 1   10   - 5   41   - 11   1   - 1   4   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   10     5   19 Coventry City 42 13 11 18 57 77 50
12 05/11/1983 Sunderland   H FL 0-1 1-2 12 26,064 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte Adams Hill Sunderland Talbot Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Rix McDermott (55)         12 P Nicholas -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1 - -   57 +3 2 1   8   - -   8   - 2   4   - -   -   - -   11 +1   1   20 Birmingham City 42 12 12 18 39 50 48
3 09/11/1983 Tottenham Hotspur   A FLC 1-0 2-1 - 48,200 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas 1 Rix (Madden)         3 DA O'Leary 36   - -   1   - -   4   - -   6   - -   308   - 9   38   - 1   37   - 1   20   - -   1   - -   58 +4   2   21 Notts. County 42 10 11 21 50 72 41
13 12/11/1983 Ipswich Town   A FL 0-0 0-1 13 21,652 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Gorman (70)         13 DE O'Shea -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   6   1 -   -   - -   3   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   2 +1   -   22 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 6 11 25 27 80 29
14 19/11/1983 Everton   H FL 2-1 2-1 11 24,330 Jennings Robson 1 Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland 1 Gorman McDermott C.Nicholas Rix Meade (80)         14 G Rix 34   - 4   1   - -   3   - 1   8   - -   262 +5 2 34   37 +1 - 5   34   - 1   21   - 1   1   - -   48 +5   4  
15 26/11/1983 Leicester City   A FL 0-2 0-3 13 14,777 Jennings Robson Sansom Whyte O'Leary Kay Sunderland Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Chapman (46)         15 SI Robson 28   - 6   -   - -   4   - 1   9   - -   79   2 10   9   - -   13   - 2   2   - 1   -   - -   15 +2   1  
4 29/11/1983 Walsall   H FLC 1-0 1-2 - 22,406 Jennings Robson 1 Sansom Whyte O'Leary Hill Sunderland Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Allinson (Madden)         4 KG Sansom 40   - 1   1   - -   4   - -   9   - -   164   - 4   11   - -   21   - -   6   - -   -   - -   28     1  
16 03/12/1983 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 0-0 0-1 15 22,271 Jennings Robson Sansom Caton Adams Hill Madden Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Allinson Meade (60)         16 BE Sparrow 2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2   - -   2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   4     -  
17 10/12/1983 West Ham United   A FL 0-1 1-3 16 25,118 Jennings Hill Sansom Kay Whyte 1 Caton Madden Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Allinson Meade (75)         17 A Sunderland 11 +1 - 4   -   - -   4   - 1   2   1 1   204 +2 - 55   34   - 16   26   - 13   13 +1 - 7   1   - 1   39 +1   9  
18 17/12/1983 Watford   H FL 1-0 3-1 12 25,104 Jennings Hill Sansom Cork Whyte Caton Meade 3 Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Allinson (McDermott)         18 BE Talbot 26 +1 1 6   0 +1 - -   0 +1 - -   7   - 2   208 +5 1 30   26 +1 - 5   23 +1 1 1   15   - 1   1   - -   38     10  
19 26/12/1983 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 1-1 4-2 12 38,756 Jennings Hill Sansom Robson O'Leary Caton Meade 2 Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 2 Allinson Cork (43)         19 CA Whyte 14 +1 3 2   -   - -   4   - -   8   1 -   82 +1 4 7   5   - -   13   - -   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   25     -  
20 27/12/1983 Birmingham City   H FL 0-0 1-1 12 25,642 Jennings Hill Sansom Cork Whyte Caton Meade Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 1p Allinson McDermott (47)         20 AS Woodcock 37   - 21   1   - 1   4   - 1   8   - 3   71   - 35   9   - 5   12   - 4   2   - -   -   - -   12     3  
21 31/12/1983 Southampton   H FL 1-0 2-2 13 27,596 Jennings Hill Sansom Cork 1 O'Leary Caton Meade Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 1p Allinson (Whyte)         21 Own Goals -   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 86   -   - 13   -   - -   -   - 2   -   - -   -     31  
22 02/01/1984 Norwich City   A FL 0-0 1-1 11 20,482 Jennings Hill Sansom Cork O'Leary Caton Meade Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Allinson (McDermott)         22
3 07/01/1984 Middlesbrough   A FAC 1-1 2-3 - 17,813 Jennings Hill Sansom Cork O'Leary Caton Meade Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas 1 Rix Talbot (80)         3
23 14/01/1984 Luton Town   A FL 1-0 2-1 11 16,320 Jennings Kay Sansom 1 Talbot O'Leary Caton Meade Davis Woodcock 1 C.Nicholas Rix (McDermott)         23
24 21/01/1984 Notts County   H FL 1-0 1-1 11 20,110 Jennings Kay Sansom Talbot Adams Caton Meade Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas 1 Rix McDermott (46)         24
25 28/01/1984 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-1 11 12,840 Jennings Kay Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton McDermott Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix (Cork)         25
26 04/02/1984 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 0-2 11 31,014 Jennings Kay Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Meade Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix Cork (70)         26
27 11/02/1984 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 1-2 14 34,642 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Cork Davis Woodcock C.Nicholas Rix 1 Allinson (83)         27
28 18/02/1984 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 1-1 13 26,640 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Davis C.Nicholas Mariner Woodcock Rix 1 (Allinson)         28
29 25/02/1984 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-0 1-0 13 20,045 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Davis C.Nicholas Mariner 1 Woodcock Rix (Allinson)         29
30 03/03/1984 Sunderland   A FL 1-1 2-2 12 15,370 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Davis C.Nicholas 1p Mariner Woodcock 1 Rix (Allinson)         30
31 10/03/1984 Ipswich Town   H FL 1-0 4-1 8 24,000 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot 1 O'Leary Caton Davis C.Nicholas Mariner 2 Woodcock 1 Rix Allinson (87)         31
32 17/03/1984 Manchester United   A FL 0-2 0-4 12 48,942 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner Woodcock Rix (Allinson)         32
8 20/03/1984 Windsor And Eton   A FR 1-0 3-0 -   Jennings Hill Sparrow Talbot O'Leary Caton McDermott 1 Robson Woodcock 2 C.Nicholas Rix Keown (30)         8
33 24/03/1984 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-0 4-1 11 18,612 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson 1 C.Nicholas 1p Mariner Woodcock 1 Rix 1 (Allinson)         33
34 31/03/1984 Coventry City   A FL 1-1 4-1 8 10,550 Jennings Hill Sparrow Talbot 1 O'Leary Whyte 1 Robson 1 C.Nicholas Mariner 1 Woodcock Rix Kay (60)         34
35 07/04/1984 Stoke City   H FL 0-0 3-1 7 21,211 Lukic Hill Sparrow Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas 1 Mariner 1 Woodcock 1 Rix Meade (80)         35
36 09/04/1984 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-0 7 21,174 Lukic Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner Woodcock Rix (Davis)         36
9 15/04/1984 Heart Of Midlothian (Scotland)   A FR 1-1 2-3 - 10,500 Lukic Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner 2 Woodcock Davis Cork (46) (Whyte) (Lee)     9
37 21/04/1984 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 3-2 8 48,831 Lukic Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson 1 C.Nicholas 1 Mariner Woodcock 1 Rix Davis (80)         37
38 23/04/1984 Birmingham City   A FL 1-0 1-1 8 11,164 Lukic Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner Woodcock 1 Davis (Cork)         38
39 28/04/1984 Leicester City   H FL 0-0 2-1 6 24,143 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner Woodcock 1 Rix Davis (75) 1         39
40 05/05/1984 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 2-1 3-1 6 13,566 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot 1 O'Leary Caton Robson 1 C.Nicholas Mariner 1 Woodcock Rix Davis (75)         40
41 07/05/1984 West Ham United   H FL 2-3 3-3 6 33,347 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot 1 O'Leary Caton Robson C.Nicholas Mariner 1 Woodcock 1 Rix Davis (65)         41
42 12/05/1984 Watford   A FL 1-1 1-2 6 22,007 Jennings Hill Sansom Talbot O'Leary Caton Robson 1 Davis Mariner Meade Rix (Cork)         42
10 16/05/1984 Charlton Athletic   A FR 2-1 4-3 - 4,036 Jennings Kay Sansom Talbot 1 Hill Whyte Robson C.Nicholas Meade 1 Davis 2 Allinson Cork (46) Lee (75)       10
13/08/1983 - Boys Brigade Centenary match. 18/10/1983 - Glen Johnson testimonial. 01/11/1983 - Micky Droy testimonial. 16/05/1984 - Les Berry testimonial. 31/03/1984 Robson replaced Jennings in goal after 60 minutes with the score at 2-1.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury.
Manager - Terry Neill (until 16 December 1983), Don Howe (caretaker manager from 16 December 1983, then permanent manager from 28 April 1984).
Directors - Stanley Rous (President), Peter Hill-Wood (Chairman), Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Noel Bone (until October 1983), Tony Wood, Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, David Dein (from October 1983, vice-chairman from February 1984), Ken Friar (Managing director and secretary).
Captain - Graham Rix.
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