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 Sub 7 Sub 8 t     1988-89 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1988-89
6 23/07/1988 Yeovil Town   A Fr 2-0 5-0 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Caesar Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Groves Marwood 1 Wilmot 0* Hayes 1 Richardson 1 Merson 1 Quinn Morrow     6   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
7 02/08/1988 Orebro (Sweden)   A Fr 1-0 1-1 -   Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Hayes Marwood Richardson Caesar Groves Quinn Merson       7 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Arsenal 38 22 10 6 73 36 76
8 04/08/1988 Anundsjo (Sweden)   A Fr 1-1 3-1 -   Wilmot Dixon Winterburn Richardson O'Leary 1 Caesar Rocastle 2 Davis Quinn Groves Marwood Thomas Smith Merson Hayes         8 TA Adams 36   4   2   -   5   -   10 +1 2   145 +1 12   11   -   22 +1 -   -   -   -   -   27 +3 5   2 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 65 28 76
9 09/08/1988 Enkoping (Sweden)   A Fr 3-0 6-0 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle 2 Davis Smith Merson 3 Marwood Wilmot 0* Bould Caesar Richardson Quinn Groves 1 Hayes   9 PKK Amapadu -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 1   3 Nottingham Forest 38 17 13 8 64 43 64
1 13/08/1988 Tottenham Hotspur   N Fr 1-0 4-0 - 30,104 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Marwood 2 Bould Hayes             1 SA Bould 26 +4 2   1   -   5   -   6 +3 -   26 +4 2   1   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   6 +3 -   4 Norwich City 38 17 11 10 48 45 62
2 14/08/1988 Bayern Munich (West Germany)   N Fr 0-0 3-0 - 27,364 Lukic Dixon 1 Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 2 Merson Marwood Richardson Hayes             2 GC Caesar 2   -   -   -   -   -   4 +2 -   27 +14 -   0 +1 -   3 +1 -   -   -   -   -   8 +8 -   5 Derby County 38 17 7 14 40 38 58
10 16/08/1988 Birmingham City   A Fr 0-0 4-0 - 2,422 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Marwood 2 Scully Connelly Groves           10 JW Carstairs -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   6 Tottenham Hotspur 38 15 12 11 60 46 57
11 19/08/1988 Leicester City OG A Fr 1-0 4-1 -   Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood Hayes               11 D Connelly -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   7 Coventry City 38 14 13 11 47 42 55
1 27/08/1988 Wimbledon   A FL 3-1 5-1 1 15,710 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 3 Merson 1 Marwood 1                 1 PV Davis 11 +1 1   0 +2 -   2   -   13   3   245 +14 25   11 +4 3   35 +3 4   3 +1 -   -   -   57 +8 15   8 Everton 38 14 12 12 50 45 54
QF 31/08/1988 Queen's Park Rangers   A Fr 1-0 2-0 - 10,019 Lukic Richardson Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Marwood 1 Hayes               QF LM Dixon 31 +2 1   1   -   5   -   14   1   37 +2 1   1   -   5   -   -   -   -   -   15   1   9 Queens Park Rangers 38 14 11 13 43 37 53
2 03/09/1988 Aston Villa   H FL 0-1 2-3 8 37,417 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood 1 Groves               2 P Groves 6 +15 4   0 +2 -   1 +1 -   5 +6 2   53 +27 13   5 +4 1   12 +4 2   -   -   -   -   11 +11 4   10 Millwall 38 14 11 13 47 52 53
3 10/09/1988 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 3-2 3-2 6 32,621 Lukic Dixon Winterburn 1 Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood 1 Richardson Groves             3 M Hayes 3 +14 1   -   -   0 +4 -   3 +10 3   62 +28 23   8 +1 3   12 +7 5   -   -   -   -   14 +14 13   11 Manchester United 38 13 12 13 45 35 51
4 17/09/1988 Southampton   H FL 0-2 2-2 5 31,384 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood 1p Richardson Hayes             4 D Hillier -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   12 Wimbledon 38 14 9 15 50 46 51
SF 20/09/1988 Liverpool   H Fr 1-0 2-1 - 29,135 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Groves 1 Marwood 1 Hayes               SF J Lukic 38 (14) 36 * 2 (0) 3 * 5 (2) 4 * 14 (10) 4 * 185 (72) 178 * 18 (3) 25 * 28 (13) 19 * -   -   -   -   38 +6 (27) 24 * 13 Southampton 38 10 15 13 52 66 45
5 24/09/1988 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 0-1 1-2 7 17,830 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood Groves               5 B Marwood 31   9   2   -   5   1   15   7   35   10   2   -   5   1   -   -   -   -   16   7   14 Charlton Athletic 38 10 12 16 44 58 42
2 28/09/1988 Hull City   A FLC 1-1 2-1 - 11,450 Lukic Dixon Winterburn 1 Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Groves Marwood 1 Richardson Hayes             2 PC Merson 29 +8 10   2   2   4   2   9 +4 6   41 +18 18   3   2   4 +1 2   -   -   -   -   9 +8 9   15 Sheffield Wednesday 38 10 12 16 34 51 42
6 01/10/1988 West Ham United   A FL 2-1 4-1 6 27,658 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith 2 Groves Marwood Hayes               6 R Milton -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   16 Luton Town 38 10 11 17 42 52 41
F 09/10/1988 Manchester United   N Fr 2-0 2-1 - 22,182 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle Davis 1 Smith Groves Marwood Merson               F SJ Morrow -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +3 -   17 Aston Villa 38 9 13 16 45 56 40
2 12/10/1988 Hull City   H FLC 1-0 3-0 - 17,885 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 2 Merson 1 Marwood Richardson Hayes             2 DA O'Leary 26   -   2   -   -   -   10   1   467   9   56   1   62   2   20   -   1   -   91 +4 2   18 Middlesbrough 38 9 12 17 44 61 39
7 22/10/1988 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 2-1 4 33,202 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams 1 Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood Groves               7 NJ Quinn 2 +1 1   -   -   -   -   2 +6 -   53 +8 12   7 +2 1   12 +2 3   -   -   -   -   8 +12 1   19 West Ham United 38 10 8 20 37 62 38
8 25/10/1988 Luton Town   A FL 1-0 1-1 3 10,548 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood                 8 K Richardson 32 +2 1   2   -   3 +2 -   7 +4 3   56 +7 5   6   1   9 +3 2   -   -   -   -   8 +5 3   20 Newcastle United 38 7 10 21 32 63 31
9 29/10/1988 Coventry City   H FL 1-0 2-0 2 31,273 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams 1 Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Hayes Groves             9 DC Rocastle 38   6   2   -   5   1   13   4   127 +3 16   15   4   23 +1 6   -   -   -   -   28 +2 4  
3 02/11/1988 Liverpool   A FLC 0-0 1-1 - 31,951 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Groves               3 KG Sansom -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   314   6   26   -   48   -   6   -   -   -   57   2  
10 06/11/1988 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-1 4-1 2 19,038 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould 1 Adams 1 Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood 1 Hayes               10 PJ Scully -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -  
3 09/11/1988 Liverpool   H FLC 0-0 0-0 - 54,029 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Hayes               3 AM Smith 36   23   2   -   5   2   13 +1 8   72 +3 34   5   1   13   6   -   -   -   -   22 +1 15  
11 12/11/1988 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 1-0 2 24,003 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould 1 Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Hayes Marwood Merson               11 ML Thomas 33 +4 7   2   -   5   -   11 +3 2   81 +5 16   4 +2 -   14 +2 2   -   -   -   -   22 +4 3  
12 19/11/1988 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 3-0 2 32,294 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith Merson 2 Marwood Hayes               12 RJ Wilmot -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +5 (3) 4 * 8 (0) 13 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * -   -   -   -   3 +10 (11) 10 *
3 23/11/1988 Liverpool   N FLC 1-0 1-2 - 21,708 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 1 Marwood Hayes               3 N Winterburn 38   3   2   -   5   1   14   1   54 +1 3   6   -   9   2   -   -   -   -   20   1  
13 26/11/1988 Derby County   A FL 0-0 1-2 2 21,209 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Hayes Groves               13 Own goals -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   94   -   14   -   1   -   2   -   -   -   31  
14 04/12/1988 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 1-1 2 31,863 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood Hayes               14
15 10/12/1988 Norwich City   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 23,069 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Hayes               15
12 13/12/1988 Shrewsbury Town   A Fr 1-0 2-1 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Sansom Richardson Bould O'Leary Rocastle Davis 1 Quinn Groves Marwood t Wilmot 1* Hiller Carstairs Connelly Morrow Ampadu 1 Hayes Milton 12
16 17/12/1988 Manchester United   H FL 2-0 2-1 2 37,422 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 1 Marwood                 16
17 26/12/1988 Charlton Athletic   A FL 1-0 3-2 1 18,439 Lukic O'Leary Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 1 Marwood 2(1p)                 17
18 31/12/1988 Aston Villa   A FL 2-0 3-0 1 32,486 Lukic O'Leary Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood Groves 1               18
19 02/01/1989 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 2-0 1 45,129 Lukic O'Leary Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 1 Marwood Davis Groves             19
3 08/01/1989 West Ham United   A FAC 1-2 2-2 - 22,017 Lukic O'Leary Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 2 Marwood Davis Groves             3
3 11/01/1989 West Ham United   H FAC 0-1 0-1 - 44,124 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Davis Groves             3
20 14/01/1989 Everton   A FL 0-0 3-1 1 34,825 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Davis O'Leary Caesar Rocastle Richardson 1 Smith 1 Merson 1 Marwood Groves Thomas             20
21 21/01/1989 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 0-0 1-1 1 33,490 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Davis O'Leary Caesar Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson 1 Marwood Thomas Groves             21
13 25/01/1989 Somerset Cricket Club (Bermuda)   A Fr 0-0 1-0 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Winterburn Davis O'Leary Caesar Hayes 1 Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Wilmot 0* Thomas Groves Quinn         13
14 27/01/1989 Bermuda National XI   A Fr 3-0 4-2 -   Lukic 0* Dixon Winterburn 1 Davis O'Leary Caesar Hayes Richardson 2 Smith 1 Merson Marwood Wilmot 2* Adams Thomas Quinn Groves       14
22 04/02/1989 West Ham United   H FL 0-0 2-1 1 40,139 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Groves 1 Bould Hayes             22
23 11/02/1989 Millwall   A FL 0-1 2-1 1 21,854 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood 1 Bould               23
15 14/02/1989 France   H Fr 0-0 2-0 - 21,785 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Merson Marwood Bould Groves Quinn Hayes 1         15
24 18/02/1989 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 20,543 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Bould Hayes             24
25 21/02/1989 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 0-1 1 21,390 Lukic Bould Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Hayes               25
26 25/02/1989 Luton Town   H FL 0-0 2-0 1 31,012 Lukic Bould Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Groves 1 Marwood Merson               26
27 28/02/1989 Millwall   H FL 0-0 0-0 1 37,524 Lukic Bould Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Groves Marwood Merson Dixon             27
28 11/03/1989 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-3 1-3 1 39,639 Lukic Bould Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Groves Marwood Dixon Merson             28
29 21/03/1989 Charlton Athletic   H FL 2-1 2-2 1 30,259 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Davis 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith Merson Marwood Thomas Groves             29
30 25/03/1989 Southampton   A FL 1-0 3-1 1 19,202 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Davis O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith Groves 1 Marwood Merson 1               30
31 02/04/1989 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 1-1 1 37,977 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Davis O'Leary Adams 1 Rocastle Richardson Smith Bould Marwood Thomas Merson             31
32 08/04/1989 Everton   H FL 1-0 2-0 1 37,608 Lukic Dixon 1 Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Quinn 1 Bould Marwood Merson               32
33 15/04/1989 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 1-0 1 38,023 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Quinn Bould Marwood 1 Merson Groves             33
34 01/05/1989 Norwich City   H FL 2-0 5-0 1 28,449 Lukic Dixon Winterburn 1 Thomas 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle 1 Richardson Smith 2 Bould Merson Quinn Hayes             34
35 06/05/1989 Middlesbrough   A FL 0-0 1-0 1 21,803 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Bould Merson Hayes 1               35
36 13/05/1989 Derby County   H FL 0-1 1-2 1 41,008 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Bould Merson Hayes Groves             36
37 17/05/1989 Wimbledon   H FL 1-1 2-2 1 39,132 Lukic Dixon Winterburn 1 Thomas O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith Hayes Merson 1 Groves Bould             37
38 26/05/1989 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 2-0 1 41,728 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 O'Leary Adams Rocastle Richardson Smith 1 Bould Merson Groves Hayes             38
23/07/1988 - Alan Skirton testimonial. 13/08/1988 and 14/08/1988 - Wembley International Tournament played at Wembley; Arsenal won the tournament. 31/08/1988, 20/9/1988 and 09/10/1988 - Mercantile Credit Centenary Trophy. 09/10/1988 played at Villa Park, Aston Villa. 09/11/1988 after extra-time, 0-0 after 90minutes. 23/11/1988 played at Villa Park, Aston Villa.
13/12/1988 - Bernard McNally 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 (until 26 May 1989), Tony Wood (until 2 January 1989), Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, David Miles (Assistant secretary).
Captain - Tony Adams.
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