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     1986-87 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1986-87
1 03/08/1986 Sporting Club de Portugal (Portugal)   A FR 0-0 0-0 - 35,000 Lukic 0* Caesar Anderson Rocastle O'Leary Adams Robson Davis Nicholas Quinn Rix Williams (46) Allinson (46) Wilmot (65) 1* Caton (65) Davis (80)   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 05/08/1986 Celtic (Scotland)   H FR 0-0 0-2 - 29,376 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Williams (46) Caton (60) Allinson (60)       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 Everton 42 26 8 8 76 31 86
3 10/08/1986 Shamrock Rovers (Ireland)   A FR 1-0 2-0 -   Lukic 0* Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Allinson Nicholas Rix 1 Williams (46) Gorman (46) Caton (60) Wilmot (75) 1* Quinn Caesar 3 TA Adams 42   - 6   4   - -   9   - -   6   - -   70 +1 2 6   5   - -   9 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   8 +2 4 -   2 Liverpool 42 23 8 11 72 42 77
4 13/08/1986 Waterford (Ireland)   A FR 1-0 1-1 -   Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Allinson 1 Gorman Rix Williams (46) Hayes (70) Caesar (80) (Wilmot) (Quinn)   4 IJR Allinson 5 +9 - -   2   - 1   1 +4 1 1   3 +2 - 2   60 +23 12 16   7 +2 1 4   8 +5 2 3   -   - -   -   - -   17 +6   9   3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 8 13 68 43 71
5 15/08/1986 Southend United   A FR 1-0 1-0 -   Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Allinson 1 Hayes Rix Caesar Williams Merson       5 VA Anderson 40   - 4   4   - 2   8   - 1   5   - -   120   - 9   12   - 3   18   - 3   -   - -   -   - -   18 +1   1   4 ARSENAL 42 20 10 12 58 35 70
1 23/08/1986 Manchester United   H FL 0-0 1-0 7 41,382 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas 1 Rix Hayes (80)           1 GC Caesar 6 +9 2 -   0 +1 1 -   1   6 -   2 +3 - -   8 +9 4 -   0 +1 1 -   1   6 -   -   - -   -   - -   3 +3   -   5 Norwich City 42 17 17 8 53 51 68
2 26/08/1986 Coventry City   A FL 0-1 1-2 9 11,182 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Hayes (65)           2 TS Caton -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +3 - -   81   - 2   4   - -   10   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   16 +4   -   6 Wimbledon 42 19 9 14 57 50 66
3 30/08/1986 Liverpool   A FL 1-1 1-2 16 38,637 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Williams (78)           3 PV Davis 39   - 4   3   - 1   9   - 2   6   - 2   206 +12 9 19   11 +1 1 3   28 +2 - 4   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   36 +8   11   7 Luton Town 42 18 12 12 47 45 66
4 02/09/1986 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 1-0 2-0 8 20,101 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Nicholas Rix Hayes (74)           4 D Gorman -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   8 Nottingham Forest 42 18 11 13 64 51 65
5 06/09/1986 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 0-0 11 44,707 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Hayes (77)           5 G Graham -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   219 +8 10 59   27   3 2   27 +2 1 9   23 +2 - 7   -   - -   37 +4   6   9 Watford 42 18 9 15 67 54 63
6 13/09/1986 Luton Town   A FL 0-0 0-0 10 9,876 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Groves (75)           6 P Groves 19 +6 1 3   2 +1 - -   4 +2 - -   1   - -   19 +6 1 3   2 +1 - -   4 +2 - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   10 Coventry City 42 17 12 13 50 45 63
7 20/09/1986 Oxford United   H FL 0-0 0-0 12 20,676 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Groves (64)           7 M Hayes 31 +4 - 19   4   - 2   7 +1 - 3   2 +1 - 1   42 +4 3 21   5   1 2   9 +1 1 4   -   - -   -   - -   4 +3   2   11 Manchester United 42 14 14 14 52 45 56
2 23/09/1986 Huddersfield Town   H FLC 1-0 2-0 - 15,194 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Quinn 1 Nicholas Rix Groves (62) (Allinson)         2 J Lukic 36 (16) - 24 * 4 (1) - 5 * 9 (3) - 6 * 6 (3) - 5 * 107 (43) - 103 * 12 (2) - 18 * 15 (5) - 11 * -   - -   -   - -   15 +6 (7)   23 * 12 Southampton 42 14 10 18 69 68 52
8 27/09/1986 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-1 0-1 15 25,371 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Groves Allinson (61)           8 PC Merson 5 +2 - 3   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   5 +2 - 3   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   13 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 13 16 58 59 52
9 04/10/1986 Everton   A FL 1-0 1-0 12 30,007 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Allinson Groves Caesar (85)           9 C Nicholas 25 +3 - 4   2 +2 - 4   6   - 3   4   - -   142 +6 1 34   11 +2 - 10   20   - 10   -   - -   -   - -   29 +1   7   14 Chelsea 42 13 13 16 53 64 52
2 07/10/1986 Huddersfield Town   A FLC 0-0 1-1 - 8,713 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Allinson Groves Hayes (55) 1 (Caesar)         2 DA O'Leary 39   - -   4   - -   9   - -   5   - -   418   - 9   50   - 1   56   - 1   20   - -   1   - -   74 +4   2   15 West Ham United 42 14 10 18 52 67 52
10 11/10/1986 Watford   H FL 1-0 3-1 8 24,076 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Groves 1 Hayes 1p Allinson (71)           10 NJ Quinn 35   - 8   4   - 1   9   - 3   2 +2 1 -   45 +2 - 9   6 +1 1 1   11   - 3   -   - -   -   - -   4 +2   -   16 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 11 18 48 64 50
11 18/10/1986 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 2-1 7 22,368 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Williams 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes Caesar (88)           11 G Rix 13 +5 - 2   -   1 -   1 +2 - -   6   - 1   331 +10 2 41   41 +1 1 7   43 +2 - 2   21   - 1   1   - -   66 +5   6   17 Newcastle United 42 12 11 19 47 65 47
12 25/10/1986 Chelsea   H FL 1-1 3-1 4 32,990 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Quinn Groves Hayes 2(1p) Allinson (76)           12 SI Robson 5   - -   -   - -   -   - -   5   - -   150 +1 2 16   13   - 1   20   - 3   2   - 1   -   - -   33 +2   4   18 Oxford United 42 11 13 18 44 69 46
3 28/10/1986 Manchester City   H FLC 2-0 3-1 - 21,604 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis 1 Quinn Groves Hayes 1p Allinson (58) (Caesar)         3 DC Rocastle 36   - 2   4   - 1   8   - 2   6   - -   49 +3 2 3   9   - 2   10 +1 - 2   -   - -   -   - -   7 +1   -   19 Charlton Athletic 42 11 11 20 45 55 44
13 01/11/1986 Charlton Athletic   A FL 1-0 2-0 2 19,614 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes 1 Caesar (84)           13 KG Sansom 35   - -   4   - -   9   - -   4   - -   280   - 5   22   - -   40   - -   6   - -   -   - -   48     1   20 Leicester City 42 11 9 22 54 76 42
14 08/11/1986 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 0-0 3 36,084 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes (Caesar)           14 AM Smith -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -     -   21 Manchester City 42 8 15 19 36 57 39
15 15/11/1986 Southampton   A FL 0-0 4-0 1 18,728 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Groves 1 Hayes 1p Caesar (87)           15 ML Thomas 12   - -   0 +2 - -   2 +2 - -       - -   12   - -   0 +2 - -   2 +2 - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   22 Aston Villa 42 8 12 22 45 79 36
4 18/11/1986 Charlton Athletic OG H FLC 1-0 2-0 - 28,301 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Groves Hayes Allinson (46) (Caesar)         4 SC Williams 33 +1 - 2   3   - -   7   - -   1 +5 - -   64 +2 - 3   9   - -   10   - -   -   - -   -   - -   7 +5   -  
16 22/11/1986 Manchester City   H FL 2-0 3-0 1 29,009 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Allinson Hayes Merson (80)           16 RJ Wilmot 6 (0) - 11 * -   - -   -   - -   0 +3 (3) 1 0 * 8 (0) - 13 * -   - -   1 (0) - 1 * -   1 -   -   - -   1 +6 (7)   0 *
17 29/11/1986 Aston Villa OG A FL 1-0 4-0 1 21,658 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Quinn Groves 1 Hayes 1 (Caesar)           17 Own Goals -   - 1   -   - -   -   - 1   -   - -   -   - 91   -   - 13   -   - 1   -   - 2   -   - -   -     32  
18 06/12/1986 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 1-0 3-1 1 34,049 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Groves Hayes 2 Nicholas (78)           18  
19 13/12/1986 Norwich City   A FL 0-0 1-1 1 21,409 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes 1p Caesar (70)           19
20 20/12/1986 Luton Town   H FL 0-0 3-0 1 28,217 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Groves Hayes 1 Nicholas (80)           20
21 26/12/1986 Leicester City   A FL 1-1 1-1 1 19,205 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes 1p Caesar (70)           21
22 27/12/1986 Southampton   H FL 0-0 1-0 1 38,138 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Nicholas Hayes Allinson (81)           22
23 01/01/1987 Wimbledon   H FL 1-0 3-1 1 36,144 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas 2 Hayes 1p Allinson (85)           23
24 04/01/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 2-1 2-1 1 37,723 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis 1 Quinn Nicholas Hayes Rix (77)           24
3 10/01/1987 Reading   A FAC 2-1 3-1 - 16,822 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas 2 Hayes 1p (Caesar) (Rix)         3
25 18/01/1987 Coventry City   H FL 0-0 0-0 1 17,561 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Rix (78)           25
5 21/01/1987 Nottingham Forest   H FLC 2-0 2-0 - 38,617 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas 1 Hayes 1 Rix (80) (Caesar)         5
26 24/01/1987 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-2 1 51,367 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Caesar (72)           26
4 31/01/1987 Plymouth Argyle   H FAC 3-0 6-1 - 39,029 Lukic Anderson 2 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis 1 Quinn 1 Nicholas 1 Hayes Groves (78) Caesar (88)         4
SF 08/02/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   H FLC 0-1 0-1 - 41,306 Lukic Caesar Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Groves Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Rix (76) Thomas (83)         SF
27 14/02/1987 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-0 1-1 2 24,792 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Groves Davis Quinn 1 Rix Hayes Allinson (76)           27
5 21/02/1987 Barnsley   H FAC 0-0 2-0 - 28,302 Lukic Anderson Sansom Allinson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes 1p Nicholas (65) 1 Thomas (85)         5
28 25/02/1987 Oxford United   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 13,296 Lukic Anderson Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes Nicholas (55)           28
SF 01/03/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   A FLC 0-1 2-1 - 37,099 Lukic Anderson 1 Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn 1 Nicholas Hayes Allinson (105) (Caesar)         SF
SF 04/03/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   A FLC 0-0 2-1 - 41,055 Lukic Anderson Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Allinson (70) 1 (Caesar)         SF
29 07/03/1987 Chelsea   A FL 0-1 0-1 3 29,301 Lukic Anderson Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Caesar Quinn Allinson Hayes Merson (69)           29
30 10/03/1987 Liverpool   H FL 0-1 0-1 3 47,777 Lukic Anderson Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Groves Quinn Allinson Hayes Caesar (86)           30
6 14/03/1987 Watford   H FAC 1-1 1-3 - 43,276 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Groves Quinn Allinson 1 Hayes Nicholas (63) Thomas (63)         6
31 17/03/1987 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-0 0-0 3 18,352 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Groves Quinn Nicholas Thomas Allinson (73)           31
32 21/03/1987 Watford   A FL 0-1 0-2 3 18,172 Lukic Caesar Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Allinson Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Rix (65)           32
33 28/03/1987 Everton   H FL 0-1 0-1 4 36,218 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes Groves (63)           33
F 05/04/1987 Liverpool   N FLC 1-1 2-1 - 96,000 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas 2 Hayes Groves (72) Thomas (83)         F
34 08/04/1987 West Ham United   A FL 1-1 1-3 5 26,174 Wilmot Anderson Thomas Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Groves Nicholas Hayes 1p Rix (77)           34
35 11/04/1987 Charlton Athletic   H FL 1-0 2-1 5 26,111 Lukic Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Quinn Nicholas Hayes 1 Groves (13)           35
36 14/04/1987 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 0-1 5 17,353 Lukic Anderson Thomas Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Groves Nicholas Hayes Rix (52)           36
37 18/04/1987 Wimbledon   A FL 1-1 2-1 5 8,515 Lukic Anderson Caesar Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Merson 1 Nicholas Rix Allinson (70)           37
38 20/04/1987 Leicester City   H FL 2-1 4-1 4 18,767 Wilmot Anderson Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Hayes 2(1p) Davis 1 Merson Nicholas 1 Rix Caesar (61)           38
39 25/04/1987 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 0-3 4 18,072 Wilmot Anderson Thomas Williams Caesar Adams Hayes Davis Merson Nicholas Rix Allinson (72)           39
40 02/05/1987 Aston Villa   H FL 2-1 2-1 4 18,463 Wilmot Anderson Thomas Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Hayes 2(1p) Groves (50)           40
41 04/05/1987 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 1-1 4-1 4 13,387 Wilmot Anderson Thomas Williams Caesar Adams Hayes 1 Davis Merson 1 Nicholas Rix 2 (Groves)           41
42 09/05/1987 Norwich City   H FL 0-1 1-2 4 24,001 Wilmot Anderson Thomas Williams O'Leary Adams Hayes Davis Merson 1 Nicholas Rix Groves (46)           42
6 11/05/1987 Apoel (Cyprus)   A FR 0-1 2-2 -   Lukic Thomas Rix Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Groves Nicholas Hayes 1 Wilmot Quinn Graham       6
05/08/1986 - David O'Leary testimonial. 01/03/1987 after extra-time, 2-1 after 90 minutes. 05/04/1987 played at Wembley. 11/05/1987 - Cyprus Super Cup, won 5-4 on penalties.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium.
Manager - George Graham.
Directors - Stanley Rous (President), Peter Hill-Wood (Chairman), David Dein (Vice-chairman), Ken Friar (Managing director and Secretary), Robert Bellinger, Stuart McIntyre, Tony Wood, Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, David Miles (Assistant secretary).
Captain - Kenny Sansom
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