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     1987-88 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1987-88
1 21/07/1987 Gloucester City   A FR 3-0 6-0 - 3,170 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Nicholas 1 Hayes 3 Caesar (60) Groves (60)         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 25/07/1987 Greenock Morton (Scotland)   A FR 1-0 1-0 -   Lukic 0* Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Groves 1 Davis Smith Nicholas Rix Wilmot (46) 0* Winterburn (46) Hayes (46) Rocastle (46) Quinn (46) Caesar (75) 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 40 26 12 2 87 24 90
3 28/07/1987 Ayr United (Scotland)   A FR 4-0 6-0 -   Lukic 0* Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Quinn 1 Smith 3 Hayes Wilmot (46) 0* Groves (46) Nicholas (46) 1 Rix (46) Winterburn (57)   3 TA Adams 39   - 2   4   - -   8   - -   8   - 3   109 +1 2 8   9   - -   17 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   16 +2 4 3   2 Manchester United 40 23 12 5 71 38 81
4 01/08/1987 Celtic (Scotland)   A FR 3-0 5-1 - 26,195 Lukic Thomas Sansom 1 Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Nicholas 1 Hayes 2 Groves (46) 1 Winterburn (78) Caesar (78) Quinn (78)     4 GC Caesar 17 +5 11 -   -   1 -   2 +1 3 -   1 +3 1 -   25 +14 15 -   0 +1 2 -   3 +1 9 -   -   - -   -   - -   4 +6   -   3 Nottingham Forest 40 20 13 7 67 39 73
5 05/08/1987 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FR 3-1 7-2 - 4,300 Lukic 1* Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Nicholas 3 Hayes 2 Wilmot (46) 1* Winterburn (70) Quinn (85) Groves (85)     5 KJ Campbell 0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   4 Everton 40 19 13 8 53 27 70
6 10/08/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   A FR 0-2 1-3 - 17,826 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith Nicholas Hayes Winterburn (70) Groves (70) Merson (70) (Wilmot) (Caesar)   6 JW Carstairs -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   5 Queens Park Rangers 40 19 10 11 48 38 67
1 15/08/1987 Liverpool   H FL 1-1 1-2 12 54,703 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Nicholas Hayes Groves (73) (Caesar)         1 PV Davis 28 +1 1 5   0 +1 - -   5 +1 - -   8   - 1   234 +13 10 24   11 +2 1 3   33 +3 - 4   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   44 +8   12   6 ARSENAL 40 18 12 10 58 39 66
2 19/08/1987 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-0 14 42,890 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Nicholas Hayes Groves (70) (Caesar)         2 LM Dixon 6   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   6   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1     -   7 Wimbledon 40 14 15 11 58 47 57
3 22/08/1987 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-1 0-2 19 18,981 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Nicholas Hayes Rix (76) (Caesar)         3 P Groves 28 +6 2 6   3 +1 - 1   7 +1 - 2   4 +5 - 2   47 +12 3 9   5 +2 - 1   11 +3 - 2   -   - -   -   - -   5 +5   2   8 Newcastle United 40 14 14 12 55 53 56
4 29/08/1987 Portsmouth   H FL 4-0 6-0 12 30,865 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle 1 Davis 1 Smith 3 Groves Rix Merson (71) Richardson (71)         4 M Hayes 17 +10 1 1   3 +1 - 1   3 +2 - 1   7 +1 - 8   59 +14 4 22   8 +1 1 3   12 +3 1 5   -   - -   -   - -   11 +4   10   9 Luton Town 40 14 11 15 57 58 53
5 31/08/1987 Luton Town   A FL 1-1 1-1 9 8,745 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Groves Rix (Merson) (Richardson)         5 J Lukic 40 (15) - 39 * 4 (1) - 4 * 8 (6) - 4 * 9 (5) - 6 * 147 (58) - 142 * 16 (3) - 22 * 23 (11) - 15 * -   - -   -   - -   24 +6 (12)   29 * 10 Coventry City 40 13 14 13 46 53 53
7 05/09/1987 Derry City (Northern Ireland)   A FR 1-0 2-0 - 8,500 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves Rix Merson (46) 1 Richardson (65) Quinn (65)       7 B Marwood 4   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   4   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1     -   11 Sheffield Wednesday 40 15 8 17 52 66 53
6 12/09/1987 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-0 1-0 10 18,490 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves Rix Hayes (79) (Winterburn)         6 PC Merson 7 +8 2 5   1   - -   0 +1 - -   0 +3 - 3   12 +10 2 8   1   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +4   3   12 Southampton 40 12 14 14 49 53 50
7 19/09/1987 Wimbledon   H FL 3-0 3-0 9 27,752 Lukic Thomas 1p Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith 1 Groves Rix Merson (85) Richardson (85)         7 SJ Morrow -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   13 Tottenham Hotspur 40 12 11 17 38 48 47
2 23/09/1987 Doncaster Rovers   A FLC 0-0 3-0 - 5,469 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves 1 Rix Quinn (79) Richardson (83)         2 C Nicholas 3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   5 +2 - 6   145 +6 1 34   11 +2 - 10   20   - 10   -   - -   -   - -   34 +3   13   14 Norwich City 40 12 9 19 40 52 45
8 26/09/1987 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 1-0 7 40,127 Lukic Thomas Sansom 1 Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Rix Hayes (75) (Richardson)         8 DA O'Leary 23   - -   4   - -   6   - 1   7   - -   441   - 9   54   - 1   62   - 2   20   - -   1   - -   81 +4   2   15 Derby County 40 10 13 17 35 45 43
9 03/10/1987 Charlton Athletic   A FL 1-0 3-0 5 15,326 Lukic Thomas 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith Groves 1 Rix Hayes (75) (Caesar)         9 NJ Quinn 6 +5 3 2   1 +1 1 -   1 +2 3 -   2 +4 - 1   51 +7 3 11   7 +2 2 1   12 +2 3 3   -   - -   -   - -   6 +6   1   16 West Ham United 40 9 15 16 40 52 42
2 06/10/1987 Doncaster Rovers   H FLC 1-0 1-0 - 18,321 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith Groves Hayes (Quinn) (Richardson)         2 K Richardson 24 +5 4 4   4   - 1   6 +1 1 2   1 +1 - -   24 +5 4 4   4   - 1   6 +1 1 2   -   - -   -   - -   1 +1   -   17 Charlton Athletic 40 9 15 16 38 52 42
10 10/10/1987 Oxford United   H FL 1-0 2-0 3 25,244 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Groves Richardson Hayes (83) Caesar (88)         10 G Rix 7 +3 - -   1 +1 - -   2   - -   3 +1 - -   338 +13 2 41   42 +2 1 7   45 +2 - 2   21   - 1   1   - -   69 +6   6   18 Chelsea 40 9 15 16 50 68 42
11 18/10/1987 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 2-1 2-1 3 36,680 Lukic Thomas 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith Groves Richardson Hayes (69) (Caesar)         11 DC Rocastle 40   - 7   4   - 2   8   - 3   8 +1 - -   89 +3 2 10   13   - 4   18 +1 - 5   -   - -   -   - -   15 +2   -   19 Portsmouth 40 7 14 19 36 66 35
8 20/10/1987 Barnet   A FR 0-1 2-2 -   Lukic 1* Thomas Sansom Williams Caesar Quinn Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Hayes Wilmot (46) 1* Winterburn (46) Morrow (46) Merson (46) 2 Nicholas (46)   8 KG Sansom 34   - 1   4   - -   8   - -   8   - 1   314   - 6   26   - -   48   - -   6   - -   -   - -   56     2   20 Watford 40 7 11 22 27 51 32
12 24/10/1987 Derby County   H FL 2-1 2-1 3 32,374 Lukic Thomas 1p Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Richardson 1 Merson (59) (Caesar)         12 AM Smith 36 +3 - 11   3   - 1   8   - 4   9   - 7   36 +3 - 11   3   - 1   8   - 4   -   - -   -   - -   8     7   21 Oxford United 40 6 13 21 44 80 31
3 27/10/1987 AFC Bournemouth   H FLC 1-0 3-0 - 26,050 Lukic Thomas 1p Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves Richardson 1 Merson (46) (Caesar)         3 ML Thomas 36 +1 3 9   2   1 -   7   - 2   9   - -   48 +1 3 9   2 +2 1 -   9 +2 - 2   -   - -   -   - -   10 +1   -  
13 31/10/1987 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 1-0 1 23,622 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves Richardson Hayes (71) Caesar (73)         13 SC Williams 29   1 1   2   - -   5   - 1   8   - -   93 +2 1 4   11   - -   15   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   15 +5   -  
14 03/11/1987 Chelsea OG H FL 2-1 3-1 1 40,230 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Richardson 2 (Merson) (Caesar)         14 RJ Wilmot -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +5 (2) 1 4 * 8 (0) - 13 * -   - -   1 (0) - 1 * -   1 -   -   - -   1 +6 (9)   4 *
15 14/11/1987 Norwich City   A FL 0-1 4-2 1 20,558 Lukic Thomas 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 2 Davis Smith Groves 1 Richardson Caesar (88) (Hayes)         15 N Winterburn 16 +1 3 -   4   - -   4   - 1   6   - -   16 +1 3 -   4   - -   4   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   6     -  
4 17/11/1987 Stoke City   H FLC 1-0 3-0 - 30,058 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary 1 Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith Groves Richardson 1 Hayes (55) (Caesar)         4 Own Goals -   - 3   -   - 1   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 94   -   - 14   -   - 1   -   - 2   -   - -   -     32  
16 21/11/1987 Southampton   H FL 0-0 0-1 1 32,477 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Richardson Quinn (10) Winterburn (77)         16
17 28/11/1987 Watford   A FL 0-1 0-2 2 19,598 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Richardson Hayes (65) (Winterburn)         17
18 05/12/1987 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 0-1 3-1 2 23,670 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves 1 Richardson 1 Merson (59) 1 (Caesar)         18
19 13/12/1987 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 17,557 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith Groves Richardson Merson (75) (Caesar)         19
20 19/12/1987 Everton   H FL 0-1 1-1 2 34,857 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith Groves Richardson Merson (68) (Caesar)         20
21 26/12/1987 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-1 0-2 3 31,211 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Merson Quinn Groves Richardson Caesar (46) Smith (70)         21
22 28/12/1987 Wimbledon   A FL 1-0 1-3 3 12,473 Lukic Thomas Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Quinn 1 Groves Richardson Smith (85) (Winterburn)         22
23 01/01/1988 Portsmouth   A FL 0-1 1-1 3 17,366 Lukic Thomas Winterburn Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Quinn Groves Richardson Merson (60) Smith (66) 1         23
24 02/01/1988 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 0-0 3 28,271 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith Merson Richardson Groves (72) (Thomas)         24
3 09/01/1988 Millwall   H FAC 2-0 2-0 - 42,083 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Hayes 1 Smith Merson Richardson Groves (62) (Caesar)         3
25 16/01/1988 Liverpool   A FL 0-1 0-2 4 44,294 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith Quinn Richardson Thomas (46) Groves (77)         25
5 20/01/1988 Sheffield Wednesday   A FLC 0-0 1-0 - 34,535 Lukic Winterburn 1 Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Rix Smith Quinn Richardson Groves (80) (Caesar)         5
26 24/01/1988 Manchester United   H FL 1-1 1-2 4 29,392 Lukic Thomas Winterburn Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Rix Smith Quinn 1 Richardson Groves (78) (Caesar)         26
4 30/01/1988 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FAC 1-1 2-1 - 26,467 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams O'Leary Adams Rocastle Rix Groves 1 Quinn Richardson 1 Hayes (64) (Thomas)         4
SF 07/02/1988 Everton   A FLC 1-0 1-0 - 25,476 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith Groves 1 Richardson Quinn (46) Caesar (80)         SF
27 13/02/1988 Luton Town   H FL 2-0 2-1 5 22,615 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Hayes Smith Groves Richardson Caesar (72) (Quinn)         27
5 20/02/1988 Manchester United OG H FAC 2-0 2-1 - 54,161 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith 1 Groves Richardson Rix (40) (Quinn)         5
SF 24/02/1988 Everton   H FLC 0-0 3-1 - 51,148 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Hayes Smith 1 Groves Richardson Davis (75) (Quinn)         SF
28 27/02/1988 Charlton Athletic   H FL 1-0 4-0 5 25,394 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas 1 Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith 1 Merson 2 Richardson Quinn (75) Davis (75)         28
29 06/03/1988 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 2-1 5 37,143 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Hayes Smith 1 Groves 1 Richardson (Davis) (Quinn)         29
6 12/03/1988 Nottingham Forest   H FAC 0-1 1-2 - 50,157 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Hayes Smith Groves Richardson Davis (37) Quinn (70)         6
30 19/03/1988 Newcastle United   H FL 1-0 1-1 5 25,889 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves 1 Hayes Quinn (83) (Williams)         30
31 26/03/1988 Derby County   A FL 0-0 0-0 6 18,382 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Hayes Richardson (46) Quinn (75)         31
32 30/03/1988 Oxford United   A FL 0-0 0-0 6 9,088 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Marwood Richardson (46) Quinn (75)         32
33 02/04/1988 Chelsea OG A FL 0-0 1-1 6 26,084 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Quinn Groves Hayes (Richardson) (Thomas)         33
34 04/04/1988 Norwich City   H FL 1-0 2-0 6 19,341 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves 1 Hayes (Thomas) (Quinn)         34
35 09/04/1988 Southampton OG A FL 1-3 2-4 6 14,521 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Williams Caesar Thomas Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Groves Hayes Merson (60) (Richardson)         35
36 12/04/1988 West Ham United   A FL 0-0 1-0 6 26,746 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas 1 Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Richardson Rix (79) (Groves)         36
37 15/04/1988 Watford   H FL 0-0 0-1 6 19,541 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Richardson Hayes (70) (Groves)         37
F 24/04/1988 Luton Town   N FLC 0-1 2-3 - 95,732 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Groves Richardson Hayes (60) 1 (Quinn)         F
38 30/04/1988 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 1-3 3-3 6 16,681 Lukic Winterburn Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson 2 Marwood Richardson (46) Hayes (70)         38
39 02/05/1988 Coventry City   H FL 1-1 1-1 6 16,963 Lukic Dixon Sansom Thomas Caesar Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood 1p Hayes (64) Groves (82)         39
40 07/05/1988 Everton   A FL 2-1 2-1 6 22,445 Lukic Dixon Sansom Thomas 1 Caesar Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Hayes 1 Marwood Rix (46) K.Campbell (78)         40
9 11/05/1988 Millwall   A FR 0-0 2-2 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Rix Hayes 1 Thomas Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Groves Marwood K.Campbell (25) Wilmot (46) 2* Carstairs (60)       9
21/07/1987 - Barrie Vassallo testimonial. 10/08/1987 - Chris Hughton testimonial. 19/09/1987 - David Rocastle's goal was originally credited as an Andy Thorn own goal. 24/04/1988 played at Wembley. 11/05/1988 - Bob Pearson testimonial.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium.
Manager - George Graham.
Directors - 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 until 6 March 1988 then Tony Adams (including the game against Tottenham on6 March 1988).
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