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     1990-91 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1990-91
1 22/07/1990 Varbergs Bois (Sweden)   A FR 2-0 2-0 -   Seaman 0* Caesar Winterburn Jonsson Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith Merson 1 Groves Dixon (46) Thomas (46) Pates (46) Linighan (46) Campbell (46) Marwood (46) Miller (60) 0*   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 24/07/1990 Vastra Fround IE (Sweden)   A FR 2-0 4-0 -   Seaman 0* Dixon Winterburn t Thomas Linighan 1 Pates Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Campbell Limpar Merson (46) 2 Marwood (46) Adams (46) Bould (46) Groves (46) Jonsson (46) Miller (75) 0* 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 ARSENAL 38 24 13 1 74 18 83
3 26/07/1990 IFK Varnamo (Sweden)   A FR 0-0 2-2 - 2,000 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Linighan Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson 1 Limpar 1 Campbell (50) Jonsson (75) Groves (75) (Miller) (Caesar) (Pates) (Bould)   3 TA Adams 30   - 1   3   - 1   4   - 2   9 +1 - 1   213 +1 2 18   17   - 1   30 +1 - 2   -   - -   1   - -   44 +5 5 8   2 Liverpool 38 23 7 8 77 40 76
4 03/08/1990 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FR 1-0 1-0 -   Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Linighan Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson Marwood Groves (70) (Miller) (Bould) (O'Leary) (Pates) (Jonsson) (Campbell)   4 G Armstrong -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   490 +10 15 53   58 +2 1 10   35   1 3   24 +2 1 2   -   - -   109 +11   23   3 Crystal Palace 38 20 9 9 50 41 69
5 10/08/1990 Aston Villa   N FR 1-0 2-0 - 20,063 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Linighan Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar 1 Campbell (70) 1 Groves (75) (Miller) (O'Leary) (Bould)       5 SA Bould 38   - -   8   - -   4   - -   4 +3 3 -   83 +4 - 2   12   - -   9   - -   -   - -   -   - -   16 +6 5 1   4 Leeds United 38 19 7 12 65 47 64
6 11/08/1990 Sampdoria (Italy)   N FR 0-1 0-1 -   Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Linighan Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar Bould (70) Campbell (70) (Miller) (O'Leary) (Groves)       6 WL Brady -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   227 +8 8 43   31 +4 1 2   23   - 10   13   - 4   1   - -   42 +3   9   5 Manchester City 38 17 11 10 64 53 62
7 17/08/1990 Brighton And Hove Albion   A FR 2-2 2-2 -   Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Linighan Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Jonsson (65) Bould (65) Campbell (65) (Miller)         7 GC Caesar -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 1 -   27 +17 18 -   0 +1 2 -   3 +2 10 -   -   - -   1   - -   12 +14   -   6 Manchester United 38 16 12 10 58 45 59
1 25/08/1990 Wimbledon   A FL 0-0 3-0 1 13,733 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Limpar Groves (85) 1 (Linighan)             1 KJ Campbell 15 +7 2 9   4 +2 2 1   0 +4 - -   4 +5 1 3   23 +15 2 11   4 +2 2 1   0 +4 - -   -   - -   -   - -   7 +10 3 8   7 Wimbledon 38 14 14 10 53 46 56
2 29/08/1990 Luton Town   H FL 1-1 2-1 1 32,723 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson 1 Limpar Groves (83) (Pates)             2 AA Cole 0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -     -   8 Nottingham Forest 38 14 12 12 65 50 54
3 01/09/1990 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 0-0 3 40,009 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar Groves (83) (Linighan)             3 PV Davis 36 +1 1 3   6 +1 1 -   4   - -   10 +1 - -   289 +18 15 29   19 +5 2 3   39 +3 - 4   3 +1 2 -   -   - -   70 +12   17   9 Everton 38 13 12 13 50 46 51
4 08/09/1990 Everton   A FL 0-0 1-1 5 29,919 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar Groves (30) 1 (Linighan)             4 LM Dixon 38   - 5   8   - 1   4   - -   8 +1 - -   113 +2 2 11   12   - 1   13   - -   -   - -   1   - -   32 +1   2   10 Tottenham Hotspur 38 11 16 11 51 50 49
5 15/09/1990 Chelsea   H FL 0-0 4-1 2 40,475 Seaman Dixon 1p Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Groves Merson 1 Limpar 1 Campbell (75) Linighan (85)             5 P Groves 13 +19 1 3   3 +1 - -   4   - 3   3 +6 1 1   86 +56 5 20   11 +5 - 1   17 +6 - 6   -   - -   -   1 -   15 +20   5   11 Chelsea 38 13 10 15 58 69 49
6 22/09/1990 Nottingham Forest   A FL 1-0 2-0 2 26,013 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle 1 Davis Groves Merson Limpar 1 Smith (67) (Linighan)             6 D Hillier 9 +7 1 -   3 +1 1 -   2   - -   2 +1 - -   9 +7 1 -   3 +1 1 -   2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   3 +2   -   12 Queens Park Rangers 38 12 10 16 44 53 46
2 25/09/1990 Chester City   A FLC 0-0 1-0 - 4,135 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson 1 Groves Campbell (76) (Linighan)             2 S Jonsson 2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +3 1 -   2 +6 6 1   0 +1 - -   1   2 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +3   -   13 Sheffield United 38 13 7 18 36 55 46
7 29/09/1990 Leeds United   A FL 1-1 2-2 2 30,085 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jonsson Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar 2 Hillier (69) Groves (78)             7 JD Lee -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   14 Southampton 38 12 9 17 58 69 45
8 06/10/1990 Norwich City   H FL 2-0 2-0 2 36,737 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jonsson Bould Adams Rocastle Davis 2 Smith Merson Limpar Groves (80) Hillier (80)             8 J Leighton -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 (0) - 3 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 (0)   3 * 15 Norwich City 38 13 6 19 41 64 45
2 09/10/1990 Chester City   H FLC 3-0 5-0 - 22,890 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams 1 Rocastle Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Groves 2 Campbell (73) O'Leary (77)             2 G Lewin -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   16 Coventry City 38 11 11 16 42 49 44
8 13/10/1990 Tottenham Hotspur   H FR 0-3 2-5 - 14,806 Montanier 3* Thomas Sansom Rocastle Bould Linighan Petrovic Brady Smith 1 Merson 1 Rix Davis (30) Caesar (46) Pates (46) Hillier (46) Groves (60) Will (75) 2*     8 AE Limpar 32 +2 1 11   5   - 2   2   - -   7   - 2   32 +2 1 11   5   - 2   2   - -   -   - -   -   - -   7   - 2   17 Aston Villa 38 9 14 15 46 58 41
9 20/10/1990 Manchester United   A FL 1-0 1-0 2 47,232 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar 1 Groves (77) (O'Leary)             9 A Linighan 7 +3 2 -   3 +1 - -   -   1 -   8 +2 - 1   7 +3 2 -   3 +1 - -   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   8 +2 - 1   18 Luton Town 38 10 7 21 42 61 37
10 27/10/1990 Sunderland   H FL 0-0 1-0 2 38,485 Seaman Dixon 1p Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Rocastle Davis Smith Merson Limpar Groves (70) (O'Leary)             10 GJ McKeown -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   19 Sunderland 38 8 10 20 38 60 34
3 30/10/1990 Manchester City   A FLC 0-0 2-1 - 26,825 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams 1 Groves 1 Davis Smith Merson Limpar Campbell (72) (O'Leary)             3 CA McKernon -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1   -   20 Derby County 38 5 9 24 37 75 24
11 03/11/1990 Coventry City   A FL 0-0 2-0 2 15,336 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Groves Davis Smith Merson Limpar 2 Campbell (26) O'Leary (66)             11 B Marwood -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 - -   52   1 16   2   - -   6   - 1   -   - -   0 +1 - -   22 +3   7   Arsenal 2 points deducted
12 10/11/1990 Crystal Palace   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 28,282 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Campbell Merson Limpar Groves (83) Smith (88)             12 PC Merson 36 +1 - 13   8   - 1   4   - 2   8 +2 - 6   98 +27 3 38   12 +2 - 3   10 +2 - 4   -   - -   1   - -   25 +11   18   Manchester United 1 point deducted
13 17/11/1990 Southampton   H FL 3-0 4-0 2 36,229 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Groves Davis Smith 2 Merson 1 Limpar 1 O'Leary (65) Campbell (77)             13 AJ Miller -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +2 (2) 5 0 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   1 -   1 +4 (3)   3 *
14 24/11/1990 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-1 3-1 2 18,555 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Groves Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Limpar Campbell (67) 1 O'Leary (84)             14 P Montanier -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 (0) - 3 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 (0)   3 *
4 28/11/1990 Manchester United   H FLC 0-3 2-6 - 40,884 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Groves Davis Smith 2 Merson Limpar Campbell (73) (O'Leary)             4 DA O'Leary 11 +10 3 1   5 +1 1 -   0 +1 2 -   1 +1 3 -   506 +16 11 11   64 +1 1 1   66 +1 4 2   20   - -   2   - -   100 +7   2  
15 02/12/1990 Liverpool   H FL 1-0 3-0 2 40,419 Seaman Dixon 1p Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Limpar (Campbell) (Groves)             15 CG Pates 0 +1 - -   -   1 -   -   - -   1 +2 2 -   1 +2 1 -   -   1 -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2   -  
16 08/12/1990 Luton Town   A FL 1-0 1-1 2 12,506 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Groves (86) (Hillier)             16 V Petrovic -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   10 +3 2 2   6   - 1   3   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1     -  
17 15/12/1990 Wimbledon   H FL 2-1 2-2 2 30,164 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams 1 Groves Davis Smith Merson 1 Limpar O'Leary (46) (Campbell)             17 PJ Rice -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   391 +6 10 12   67   - 1   36   1 -   26 +1 9 -   1   - -   68 +12   5  
18 23/12/1990 Aston Villa   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 22,687 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan Groves Davis Smith Merson Limpar Rocastle (72) (O'Leary)             18 G Rix -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   338 +13 2 41   42 +2 1 7   45 +2 - 2   21   - 1   1   - -   70 +6   6  
19 26/12/1990 Derby County   H FL 2-0 3-0 2 25,558 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan Rocastle Davis Smith 2 Merson 1 Limpar Campbell (58) O'Leary (87)             19 DC Rocastle 13 +3 1 2   0 +1 2 -   2   - -   9 +2 - 2   168 +11 3 20   17 +2 2 4   29 +1 - 6   -   - -   1   - -   45 +6   8  
20 29/12/1990 Sheffield United   H FL 0-1 4-1 2 37,810 Seaman Dixon 1p Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Linighan Groves Davis Smith 2 Merson Limpar Cole (84) O'Leary (90)             20 JC Sammels -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   212 +3 9 39   20 +1 1 3   19   1 3   15   2 7   -   - -   52 +2   24  
21 01/01/1991 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 1-0 2 30,579 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan O'Leary Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Hillier (36) Groves (78)             21 KG Sansom -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   314   - 6   26   - -   48   - -   6   - -   -   - -   58     2  
3 05/01/1991 Sunderland   H FAC 2-0 2-1 - 35,128 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan Groves Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar 1 O'Leary (64) (Campbell)             3 DA Seaman 38 (24) - 18 * 8 (3) - 7 * 4 (2) - 7 * 9 (4) - 8 * 38 (24) - 18 * 8 (3) - 7 * 4 (2) - 7 * -   - -   -   - -   9 (4) - 8 *
22 12/01/1991 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 34,753 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan O'Leary Davis Smith Merson Limpar Hillier (86) Groves (86)             22 AM Smith 35 +2 - 22   8   - 2   4   - 3   10   - 4   144 +6 - 66   15   - 3   20 +1 - 12   -   - -   1   - -   39 +1   21  
23 19/01/1991 Everton   H FL 0-0 1-0 1 35,349 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Groves O'Leary Davis Smith Merson 1 Limpar Campbell (85) Hillier (88)             23 ML Thomas 27 +4 - 2   8   - 1   2   - -   9 +2 - -   143 +10 4 23   14 +3 1 1   20 +2 - 5   -   - -   1   - -   38 +6   2  
4 27/01/1991 Leeds United   H FAC 0-0 0-0 - 30,905 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Groves O'Leary Davis Smith Merson Limpar Hillier (68) Campbell (88)             4 JA Will -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 (0) - 2 * -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 (0)   2 *
4 30/01/1991 Leeds United   A FAC 0-0 1-1 - 27,763 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan Hillier Davis Smith Merson Limpar 1 (Pates) (Campbell)             4 N Winterburn 38   - -   8   - -   4   - -   10   - 1   128 +1 3 3   16   - -   17   - 2   -   - -   1   - -   37     2  
24 02/02/1991 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 1-2 1 29,094 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan Groves Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Hillier (46) Campbell (75)             24 Own Goals -   - 2   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - 96   -   - 14   -   - 3   -   - 2   -   - -   -     34  
4 13/02/1991 Leeds United   H FAC 0-0 0-0 - 30,433 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Groves O'Leary Davis Smith Merson Limpar Campbell (46) Linighan (110)             4 G Armstrong (retired), WL Brady (retired), G Lewin (retired), P Montanier (Nantes), V Petrovic (retired), PJ Rice (retired), G Rix (Caen), JC Sammels (retired)
4 16/02/1991 Leeds United   A FAC 2-0 2-1 - 27,190 Seaman Dixon 1 Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan O'Leary Davis Smith Merson 1 Campbell (Hillier) (Rocastle)             4 and KG Sansom (Queens Park Rangers) all played as guests.
25 23/02/1991 Crystal Palace   H FL 2-0 4-0 1 42,162 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Linighan O'Leary 1 Davis Smith 1 Merson 1 Campbell 1 Pates (63) Rocastle (82)             25
5 27/02/1991 Shrewsbury Town   A FAC 0-0 1-0 - 12,536 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas 1 Bould Adams O'Leary Hillier Smith Merson Campbell Rocastle (88) (Davis)             5
26 03/03/1991 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 1-0 1 37,221 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Hillier Smith Merson 1 Campbell Rocastle (30) Davis (87)             26
6 09/03/1991 Cambridge United   H FAC 1-0 2-1 - 42,960 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams 1 O'Leary Hillier Smith Merson Campbell 1 Davis (46) (Rocastle)             6
27 17/03/1991 Leeds United   H FL 0-0 2-0 1 26,218 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Hillier Smith Merson Campbell 2 (Davis) (Rocastle)             27
28 20/03/1991 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-0 1-1 1 34,152 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Smith Merson Campbell 1 Groves (76) Limpar (76)             28
29 23/03/1991 Norwich City   A FL 0-0 0-0 2 20,131 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Rocastle Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Smith Campbell Limpar Groves (66) Linighan (87)             29
30 30/03/1991 Derby County   A FL 1-0 2-0 1 18,397 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Rocastle Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith 2 Merson Limpar Groves (79) Hillier (86)             30
31 03/04/1991 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 5-0 1 41,868 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell 2 Davis 1 Smith 2 Merson Limpar Groves (90) Thomas (90)             31
32 06/04/1991 Sheffield United   A FL 1-0 2-0 1 26,920 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell 1 Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Groves (68) Thomas (86)             32
33 09/04/1991 Southampton OG A FL 0-0 1-1 1 21,300 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith Groves Limpar Thomas (46) Merson (67)             33
SF 14/04/1991 Tottenham Hotspur   N FAC 1-2 1-3 - 77,893 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar Groves (60) (O'Leary)             SF
34 17/04/1991 Manchester City   H FL 2-2 2-2 1 38,412 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams Campbell 1 Davis Smith Merson 1 Groves Limpar (70) O'Leary (88)             34
35 23/04/1991 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 2-0 1 42,393 Seaman Dixon 1p Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith Merson 1 Limpar Groves (82) O'Leary (82)             35
9 27/04/1991 Liverpool   H FR 1-1 1-3 - 18,224 Leighton Thomas Winterburn Hillier Linighan Adams Rocastle Davis Campbell 1 Groves Limpar Rice (46) Sammels (46) Armstrong (46) Lee (70) McKernon (70) Lewin (80)     9
36 04/05/1991 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 0-0 1 27,606 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith Merson Groves O'Leary (75) (Limpar)             36
37 06/05/1991 Manchester United   H FL 2-0 3-1 1 40,229 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith 3(1p) Merson Limpar O'Leary (79) Thomas (79)             37
38 11/05/1991 Coventry City OG H FL 2-1 6-1 1 41,039 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Campbell Davis Smith 1 Merson Limpar 3 Linighan (70) Groves (80) 1             38
10 13/05/1991 Barnet   A FR 2-1 4-2 - 7,724 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Thomas Bould Adams 1 Campbell 1 Davis Smith Merson 1 Groves 1 O'Leary (46) McKeown (46) Linighan (46) Rocastle (46)         10
11 17/05/1991 Liverpool   N FR 0-0 1-1 - 60,000 Seaman Dixon Winterburn 1 Hillier Bould Adams O'Leary Davis Smith Campbell Limpar Thomas (46) Merson (46) Rocastle (60) Groves (60)         11
10/08/1990 and 11/08/1990 Makita International Tournament played at Wembley Stadium. 17/08/1990 Steve Gatting testimonial. 13/10/1990 Graham Rix testimonial. 30/01/1991 after extra time, 1-1 after 90 minutes. 13/02/1991 after extra time, 0-0 after 90 minutes.14/04/1991 played at Wembley Stadium. 27/04/1991 Ray Kennedy benefit.
17/05/1991 Caltex Cup played in Singapore, won 4-3 on penalties.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium.
Manager - George Graham.
Directors - Peter Hill-Wood (Chairman), David Dein (Vice-chairman), Robert Bellinger, Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, Ken Friar (Managing Director and Secretary), David Miles (Assistant Secretary).
Captain - Tony Adams.
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