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 Sub 6     1985-86 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1985-86
1 30/07/1985 Windsor And Eton   A FR 0-0 1-0 -   Lukic Keown Sansom S.Williams Adams Caton Allinson Robson Mariner Nicholas Rix Whyte (20) Woodcock (46) 1         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 02/08/1985 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FR 1-1 2-1 -   Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams Whyte Caton Allinson Robson 1 Mariner 1 Nicholas Rix Woodcock (46) (Hill) (Hayes)       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 26 10 6 89 37 88
3 04/08/1985 Tottenham Hotspur   A FR 0-0 1-1 - 13,567 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Caton Allinson Robson 1 Mariner Woodcock Rix Nicholas (20) (Wilmot) (Hill) (Whyte) (Hayes)   3 TA Adams 10   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 - -   28 +1 2 -   1   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   2 +2 4 -   2 Everton 42 26 8 8 87 41 86
4 07/08/1985 Reading   A FR 0-0 3-0 -   Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams Whyte Caton Allinson Robson 1 Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix 1 Davis (46) (Rocastle)         4 IJR Allinson 28 +5 1 6   5   - 3   5 +1 1 1   7 +1 - 3   55 +14 12 16   5 +2 1 3   7 +1 1 2   -   - -   -   - -   14 +4   7   3 West Ham United 42 26 6 10 74 40 84
5 10/08/1985 Portsmouth   A FR 1-0 1-0 -   Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Allinson 1 Robson Nicholas Woodcock Rix (Whyte) (Rocastle)         5 VA Anderson 39   - 2   5   - -   7   - 1   5 +1 - -   80   - 5   8   - 1   10   - 2   -   - -   -   - -   13 +1   1   4 Manchester United 42 22 10 10 70 36 76
1 17/08/1985 Liverpool   A FL 0-1 0-2 20 38,261 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Caton Allinson Robson Nicholas Woodcock Rix (Davis)           1 GC Caesar 2   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   2   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 10 11 63 54 73
2 20/08/1985 Southampton   H FL 1-0 3-2 8 21,895 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Caton 1 Robson 1 Allinson Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Davis)           2 TS Caton 20   - 1   -   - -   7   - -   7 +1 - -   81   - 2   4   - -   10   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   16 +1   -   6 Chelsea 42 20 11 11 57 56 71
3 24/08/1985 Manchester United   H FL 0-1 1-2 16 37,145 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson 1p Nicholas Woodcock Rix Davis (20)           3 PV Davis 28 +1 2 4   1   - -   5   - -   2 +1 1 -   167 +12 9 15   8 +1 1 2   19 +2 - 2   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   30 +8   9   7 ARSENAL 42 20 9 13 49 47 69
4 27/08/1985 Luton Town OG A FL 0-1 2-2 15 10,102 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix Mariner (5)           4 M Hayes 11   1 2   1   - -   2   - 1   2   2 -   11   3 2   1   - -   2   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   2 +2   1   8 Nottingham Forest 42 19 11 12 69 53 68
5 31/08/1985 Leicester City   H FL 1-0 1-0 10 18,207 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis Mariner Caton Robson Allinson Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Adams)           5 CF Hill -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 2 -   46   - 1   1   - -   4   - -   -   - -   -   - -   12 +3   -   9 Luton Town 42 18 12 12 61 44 66
6 03/09/1985 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 1-0 7 15,993 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson 1 Nicholas Woodcock Rix (Adams)           6 MR Keown 22   - -   5   - -   -   - -   4   - -   22   - -   5   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   4 +1   -   10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 8 15 74 52 65
7 07/09/1985 Coventry City   A FL 1-0 2-0 5 12,189 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson Nicholas 1 Woodcock 1 Rix (Mariner)           7 J Lukic 40 (18) - 45 * 5 (1) - 9 * 6 (2) - 5 * 7 (3) 1 4 * 71 (27) - 79 * 8 (1) - 13 * 6 (2) - 5 * -   - -   -   - -   9 +6 (4)   18 * 11 Newcastle United 42 17 12 13 67 72 63
8 14/09/1985 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 1-0 1-0 3 23,108 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson 1p Nicholas Woodcock Rix (Mariner)           8 P Mariner 3 +6 6 -   2 +1 - -   1 +1 - 1   3   - 1   52 +8 6 14   5 +1 - 2   3 +1 - 1   -   - -   -   - -   11     4   12 Watford 42 16 11 15 69 62 59
9 21/09/1985 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 1-2 7 33,241 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix (Mariner)           9 C Nicholas 41   - 10   5   - 4   7   - 4   7 +1 - 1   117 +3 1 30   9   - 6   14   - 7   -   - -   -   - -   25 +1   7   13 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 7 20 53 64 52
2 25/09/1985 Hereford United   A FLC 0-0 0-0 - 6,049 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Robson Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix Mariner (42)           2 DA O'Leary 35   - -   5   - -   7   - -   5   - -   379   - 9   46   - 1   47   - 1   20   - -   1   - -   69 +4   2   14 Southampton 42 12 10 20 51 62 46
10 28/09/1985 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 0-0 6 24,104 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Rocastle Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix Whyte (70)           10 NJ Quinn 10 +2 - 1   2 +1 1 -   2   - -   2   - -   10 +2 - 1   2 +1 1 -   2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   2   - -   15 Manchester City 42 11 12 19 43 57 45
11 05/10/1985 Aston Villa   H FL 2-1 3-2 5 18,881 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Whyte 1 Allinson Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Rocastle)           11 G Rix 38   - 3   4   - 2   5   - -   8   - 1   318 +5 2 39   41 +1 - 7   42   - 2   21   - 1   1   - -   60 +5   5   16 Aston Villa 42 10 14 18 51 67 44
2 08/10/1985 Hereford United   H FLC 1-1 2-1 - 15,789 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Whyte Allinson Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix Rocastle (105)           2 SI Robson 26 +1 - 4   1   - 1   4   - 1   7   - 3   145 +1 2 16   13   - 1   20   - 3   2   - 1   -   - -   28 +2   4   17 Coventry City 42 11 10 21 48 71 43
12 12/10/1985 West Ham United   A FL 0-0 0-0 4 24,057 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton Whyte Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix Rocastle (85)           12 DC Rocastle 13 +3 2 1   5   - 1   2 +1 - -   1 +1 2 -   13 +3 2 1   5   - 1   2 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1 2 -   18 Oxford United 42 10 12 20 62 80 42
13 19/10/1985 Ipswich Town   H FL 1-0 1-0 4 19,523 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis 1 O'Leary Caton Whyte Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix Rocastle (59)           13 KG Sansom 42   - -   5   - -   7   - -   7   - -   245   - 5   18   - -   31   - -   6   - -   -   - -   44     1   19 Leicester City 42 10 12 20 54 76 42
14 26/10/1985 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-1 2-3 6 17,756 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis 1 O'Leary Caton Whyte Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix 1 Rocastle (70)           14 ML Thomas -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   20 Ipswich Town 42 11 8 23 32 55 41
3 30/10/1985 Manchester City   A FLC 0-1 2-1 - 18,279 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Allinson 1 Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix (Whyte)           3 CA Whyte 4 +3 2 1   -   - -   1   1 -   2 +2 2 -   86 +4 7 8   5   - -   14   1 -   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   28 +2   -   21 Birmingham City 42 8 5 29 30 73 29
15 02/11/1985 Manchester City   H FL 0-0 1-0 5 22,264 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis 1 O'Leary Caton S.Williams Allinson Nicholas Woodcock Rix Whyte (75)           15 SC Williams 17   - -   3   - -   3   - -   5   - -   31 +1 - 1   6   - -   3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   6     -   22 West Bromwich Albion 42 4 12 26 35 89 24
16 09/11/1985 Everton   A FL 0-2 1-6 7 28,620 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Allinson Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix (Whyte)           16 RJ Wilmot 2 (0) - 2 * -   - -   1 (0) - 1 * 1 +2 (3) 1 0 * 2 (0) - 2 * -   - -   1 (0) - 1 * -   1 -   -   - -   1 +3 (4)   0 *
17 16/11/1985 Oxford United   H FL 2-0 2-1 7 19,632 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis 1 O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas Woodcock 1 Hayes Allinson (80)           17 AS Woodcock 31 +2 1 11   1 +1 1 -   5 +2 - -   4 +3 - 3   129 +2 1 56   13 +1 1 7   20 +2 - 5   2   - -   -   - -   21 +3   6  
4 19/11/1985 Southampton   H FLC 0-0 0-0 - 18,244 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas Woodcock Hayes Allinson (75)           4 Own Goals -   - 3   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 1   -   - 90   -   - 13   -   - -   -   - 2   -   - -   -   - 32  
18 23/11/1985 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-0 0-0 7 9,165 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis Keown Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas Woodcock Hayes Whyte (73)           18
4 26/11/1985 Southampton   A FLC 0-0 3-1 - 14,010 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson 1 Nicholas 1 Woodcock Hayes 1 (Allinson)           4
19 30/11/1985 Birmingham City   H FL 0-0 0-0 7 16,673 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas Woodcock Hayes Allinson (78)           19
6 04/12/1985 Trinidad And Tobago OG A FR 2-0 3-0 -   Wilmot Keown Sansom Rix O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas 1p Woodcock Hayes Anderson (46) Allinson (46) 1 (Lukic) (Davis)     6
20 07/12/1985 Southampton   A FL 0-1 0-3 8 15,052 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Caton S.Williams Robson Nicholas Woodcock Hayes Allinson (76)           20
7 09/12/1985 Colchester United   A FR 0-1 2-1 -   Lukic 1* Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson 1 Robson Quinn Nicholas Rix Wilmot (46) 0* Adams (46) Caton (46) Thomas (46) Rocastle (46) Woodcock (46) 1 7
21 14/12/1985 Liverpool   H FL 2-0 2-0 7 35,048 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Robson Nicholas 1 Quinn 1 Rix (Hayes)           21
22 21/12/1985 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 1-0 7 44,386 Lukic Caesar Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Robson Nicholas 1 Quinn Rix (Whyte)           22
23 28/12/1985 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 1-0 3-1 7 25,770 Lukic Caesar Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Robson Nicholas 1 Quinn Rix 1 Woodcock (46) 1           23
24 01/01/1986 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 0-0 7 45,109 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Rocastle Nicholas Quinn Rix Woodcock (80)           24
3 04/01/1986 Grimsby Town   A FAC 2-1 4-3 - 12,829 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Rocastle Nicholas 3 Quinn Rix 1 (Woodcock)           3
25 18/01/1986 Leicester City   A FL 1-0 2-2 9 11,246 Lukic Anderson Sansom Davis O'Leary Keown Allinson Robson 1 Nicholas 1 Quinn Rix (Rocastle)           25
5 22/01/1986 Aston Villa   A FLC 1-0 1-1 - 26,093 Wilmot Anderson Sansom Rocastle O'Leary Caton Allinson Robson Nicholas 1 Quinn Rix Woodcock (78)           5
4 25/01/1986 Rotherham United   H FAC 2-0 5-1 - 28,490 Lukic Anderson Sansom Rocastle O'Leary Keown Allinson 2(1p) Robson 1 Nicholas 1 Quinn Rix 1 Woodcock (75)           4
26 01/02/1986 Luton Town   H FL 1-1 2-1 7 22,473 Lukic Anderson Sansom Rocastle O'Leary Keown Allinson 1p Mariner Nicholas Quinn Rix 1 (Woodcock)           26
5 04/02/1986 Aston Villa   H FLC 0-1 1-2 - 33,091 Lukic Anderson Sansom Rocastle O'Leary Caton Allinson Mariner 1 Nicholas Quinn Rix Woodcock (70)           5
5 15/02/1986 Luton Town   A FAC 2-2 2-2 - 15,799 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Allinson 1 Rocastle 1 Nicholas Woodcock Rix Mariner (75)           5
8 25/02/1986 Shamrock Rovers   A FR 0-1 0-1 - 8,000 Lukic 1* Caesar Caton Rocastle O'Leary Keown Allinson Hayes Nicholas Quinn Rix Hill (46) Whyte (46) Adams (75) Wilmot (79) 0*     8
27 01/03/1986 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 0-1 8 21,860 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Allinson Rocastle Nicholas Woodcock Rix Mariner (39)           27
5 03/03/1986 Luton Town   H FAC 0-0 0-0 - 26,547 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Allinson Rocastle Nicholas Mariner Rix (Quinn)           5
5 05/03/1986 Luton Town   A FAC 0-1 0-3 - 13,251 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Allinson Rocastle Nicholas Mariner Hayes Quinn (56)           5
28 08/03/1986 Aston Villa OG A FL 0-0 4-1 7 10,584 Wilmot Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes 1 Rocastle 1 Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix (Mariner)           28
29 11/03/1986 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-1 2-1 5 13,967 Wilmot Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes Rocastle Nicholas 1 Woodcock 1 Rix Mariner (46)           29
30 15/03/1986 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 1-0 5 31,240 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes Rocastle Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Mariner)           30
31 22/03/1986 Coventry City OG H FL 1-0 3-0 5 17,189 Lukic Adams Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes 1 Rocastle Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Mariner)           31
32 29/03/1986 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-1 0-1 5 33,427 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes Rocastle Nicholas Quinn Rix Mariner (79)           32
33 31/03/1986 Watford   H FL 0-1 0-2 6 19,599 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams O'Leary Keown Hayes Rocastle Nicholas Mariner Rix Robson (70)           33
34 01/04/1986 Watford   A FL 0-2 0-3 7 18,635 Lukic Anderson Sansom S.Williams Adams Keown Robson Rocastle Nicholas Woodcock Rix Allinson (17)           34
35 05/04/1986 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 1-0 5 19,590 Lukic Anderson Sansom Rix Adams Keown Robson 1 Rocastle Nicholas Quinn Allinson Mariner (76)           35
36 08/04/1986 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-0 1-1 6 15,098 Lukic Anderson Sansom Allinson 1p Adams Keown Robson Rocastle Nicholas Quinn Rix Mariner (29)           36
37 12/04/1986 Everton   H FL 0-0 0-1 7 28,251 Lukic Anderson Sansom Allinson Adams Keown Robson Davis Nicholas Quinn Rix (Caesar)           37
38 16/04/1986 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 0-1 0-2 8 16,344 Lukic Anderson Sansom Allinson Adams Keown Robson Davis Nicholas Woodcock Rix (Caesar)           38
39 26/04/1986 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 2-0 2-2 9 14,843 Lukic Anderson Sansom Hayes O'Leary Adams Robson 1 Davis Allinson 1p Woodcock Rix Quinn (85)           39
40 29/04/1986 Chelsea   H FL 0-0 2-0 7 24,025 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Keown O'Leary Adams Robson Davis Nicholas 1 Woodcock Rix Quinn (83)           40
41 03/05/1986 Birmingham City   A FL 0-0 1-0 7 6,234 Lukic Anderson Sansom Keown O'Leary Adams Robson Davis Nicholas Woodcock 1 Rix (Allinson)           41
42 05/05/1986 Oxford United   A FL 0-1 0-3 7 13,651 Lukic Anderson Sansom Keown O'Leary Adams Robson Davis Nicholas Woodcock Rix Allinson (65)           42
04/08/1985 - Glenn Hoddle testimonial. 08/10/1985 after extra-time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 09/12/1985 - Mike Walker testimonial. 03/03/1986 after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 minutes.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Don Howe (until 28 March 1986), Steve Burtenshaw (Caretaker manager from 28 March 1986).
Directors - Stanley Rous (President), Peter Hill-Wood (Chairman), David Dein (Vice-chairman), Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Tony Wood, Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, Ken Friar (Managing Director and Secretary), David Miles (Assistant Secretary).
Captain - Graham Rix
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