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 Lisbon (Portugal)   A Fr 0-0 0-0 - 35,000 Lukic 0* Caesar Anderson Rocastle O'Leary Adams Robson Davis Nicholas Quinn Rix Wilmot 0* Caton Williams Allinson Davis   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 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland)   H Fr 0-0 0-2 - 29,376 Lukic Anderson Sansom Robson O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Nicholas Rix Caton Williams Allinson       2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps 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 Wilmot 0* Caton Williams Quinn Gorman Caesar 3 TA Adams 42   6   4   -   9   -   7   -   70 +1 6   5   -   9 +1 -   -   -   -   -   9 +2 -   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 Caesar Williams Hayes       4 IJR Allinson 5 +9 -   2   1   1 +4 1   3 +2 2   60 +23 16   7 +2 4   8 +5 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           1 GC Caesar 6 +9 -   0 +1 -   1   -   2 +3 -   8 +9 -   0 +1 -   1   -   -   -   -   -   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           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           3 PV Davis 39   4   3   1   9   2   6   2   206 +12 19   11 +1 3   28 +2 4   3 +1 -   -   -   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           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           5 P Groves 19 +6 3   2 +1 -   4 +2 -   2   -   19 +6 3   2 +1 -   4 +2 -   -   -   -   -   2   -   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           6 M Hayes 31 +4 19   4   2   7 +1 3   2 +1 1   42 +4 21   5   2   9 +1 4   -   -   -   -   4 +3 2   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           7 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 (12) 14 * 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 (Allinson)         2 PC Merson 5 +2 3   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   5 +2 3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   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           8 C Nicholas 25 +3 4   2 +2 4   6   3   5   -   142 +6 34   11 +2 10   20   10   -   -   -   -   30 +1 7   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           9 DA O'Leary 39   -   4   -   9   -   5   -   418   9   50   1   56   1   20   -   1   -   74 +4 2   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 1 (Caesar)         2 DW Preece -   -   -   -   -   -   1   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   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           10 NJ Quinn 35   8   4   1   9   3   2 +2 -   45 +2 9   6 +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           11 G Rix 13 +5 2   -   -   1 +2 -   6   1   331 +10 41   41 +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           12 SI Robson 5   -   -   -   -   -   5   -   150 +1 16   13   1   20   3   2   1   -   -   34 +2 3   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 (Caesar)         3 DC Rocastle 36   2   4   1   8   2   6   -   49 +3 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           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 -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   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           15 ML Thomas 12   -   0 +2 -   2 +2 -   2   1   12   -   0 +2 -   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 (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           16 RJ Wilmot 6 (0) 11 * -   -   -   -   1 +3 (3) 2 * 8 (0) 13 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * -   -   -   -   2 +5 (6) 2 *
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   -   -   -   30  
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           18 DW Preece (Luton Town) played as part of a combined Arsenal and Luton Town XI.
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           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           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           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           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           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           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           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 (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           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 Caesar         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 Thomas         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           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 1 Thomas         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           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 (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 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           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           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 Thomas         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           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           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           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 Thomas         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           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           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           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           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           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           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           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           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         6
7 14/05/1987 Omonia / Apoel XI (Cyprus)   A Fr   3-2 -   Wilmot Thomas 1   Preece 2   Adams     A.Smith Nicholas Groves             7
05/08/1986 - David O'Leary testimonial. 01/03/1987 after extra-time, 2-1 after 90 minutes. 05/04/1987 played at Wembley. 14/05/1987 team consisted of Arsenal and Luton Town players.
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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