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 Sub 9 n Sub 10 l Sub 11     1995-96 ARSENAL CAREER FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP 1995-96
1 26/07/1995 Kristianstads (Sweden)   A FR 3-1 8-1 - 3,050 Bartram Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Platt Wright 1p Hartson 2 Helder Parlour Bergkamp (46) 3 Jensen (50) Merson (60) 2 Keown (75) Linighan (80)             1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield ESC Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 29/07/1995 Gallstads AIS (Sweden)   A FR 5-1 6-1 - 1,834 Bartram Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Jensen 1 Wright 1 Merson 3 Bergkamp 1 Parlour Helder (50) Morrow (70) Linighan (70) Hartson (80)               2 SN Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Player Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls Apps US Gls 1 Manchester United 38 25 7 6 73 35 82
3 01/08/1995 GAIS (Sweden)   A FR 2-0 2-0 - 3,500 Bartram Dixon Winterburn Hillier Bould Adams Jensen Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp 1 Parlour Linighan (70) Hartson (70) Keown (70) Helder (85)               3 6 TA Adams 21   - 1   2   - -   5   - 2   9   - -   TA Adams 364 +3   24   31 +1   5   53 +1   5   20     2   3     -   2     -   81 +6   9   2 Newcastle United 38 24 6 8 66 37 78
4 04/08/1995 Southend United   A FR 2-0 3-1 - 8,923 Bartram Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour 1 Helder (46) 1 (Harper) (Linighan) (Keown) (Hartson)             4 13 VL Bartram -   15 -   -   1 -   -   3 -   4 +2 (3) 2 3 * VL Bartram 11 (2)   18 * -     -   0 +1 (1)   0 * -     -   -     -   -     -   6 +3 (5)   4 * 3 Liverpool 38 20 11 7 70 34 71
5 07/08/1995 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FR 2-0 2-0 - 22,584 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour Keown (83) (Bartram) (Harper) (Linighan) (Hillier) (Helder) (Dickov)         5 10 DNM Bergkamp 33   - 11   1   - -   7   - 5   7 +1 - 9   DNM Bergkamp 33     11   1     -   7     5   -     -   -     -   -     -   7 +1   9   4 Aston Villa 38 18 9 11 52 35 63
6 10/08/1995 Inter Milan (Italy)   H FR 0-0 0-0 - 37,055 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Hillier (31) Helder (63) Keown (71) (Harper) (Linighan) (Dickov)           6 5 SA Bould 19   - -   -   - -   5   - 1   8 +1 - -   SA Bould 203 +8   5   17     -   27     1   10 +3   2   -     -   2     -   44 +12   1   5 ARSENAL 38 17 12 9 49 32 63
7 15/08/1995 St Albans City   A FR 5-0 5-0 - 4,000 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Helder 1 Bergkamp 3 Parlour Linighan (62) (Bartram) (Hillier) (Hartson) (Kiwomya) (Dickov)           7 29 AJ Clarke 4 +2 2 -   1 +1 - -   -   1 -   0 +1 1 -   AJ Clarke 4 +3   -   1 +1   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   1 +2   -   6 Everton 38 17 10 11 64 44 61
1 20/08/1995 Middlesbrough   H PL 1-1 1-1 8 37,308 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour Helder (71) (Bartram) (Hartson)                 1 23 P Dickov 1 +6 3 1   -   2 -   -   2 -   -   3 -   P Dickov 6 +14   3   -     -   2 +2   3   -     -   -     -   -     -   4 +6   3   7 Blackburn Rovers 38 18 7 13 61 47 61
2 23/08/1995 Everton   A PL 0-0 2-0 5 35,775 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour Jensen (88) (Bartram) (Helder)                 2 2 LM Dixon 38   - 2   2   - -   7   - -   9   - -   LM Dixon 289 +3   18   28     1   39     -   21     -   3     -   2     -   70 +1   5   8 Tottenham Hotspur 38 16 13 9 50 38 61
3 26/08/1995 Coventry City   A PL 0-0 0-0 7 20,065 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Jensen (51) Helder (68) (Bartram)                 3 - PJ Gascoigne -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - 4   PJ Gascoigne -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   1     4   9 Nottingham Forest 38 15 13 10 50 54 58
4 29/08/1995 Nottingham Forest   H PL 1-0 1-1 5 38,248 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Helder (70) (Bartram) (Jensen)                 4 26 LCP Harper -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 (1) 3 0 * LCP Harper -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   0 +2 (2)   0 * 10 West Ham United 38 14 9 15 43 52 51
5 10/09/1995 Manchester City   A PL 0-0 1-0 6 23,994 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Jensen Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour McGoldrick (76) (Bartram) (Helder)                 5 16 J Hartson 15 +4 10 4   1   - -   1 +2 1 1   1 +4 2 3   J Hartson 29 +5   11   1     -   1 +2   1   4 +1   1   -     -   2     -   2 +4   3   11 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 46 44 50
6 16/09/1995 West Ham United   H PL 0-0 1-0 5 38,065 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Helder Bould Adams Jensen Wright 1p Merson Bergkamp Parlour (Bartram) (Morrow) (Hartson)                 6 11 G Helder 15 +9 5 1   2   - -   4 +2 - -   2 +5 1 2   G Helder 27 +10   1   2     -   4 +2   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   4 +5   2   12 Middlesbrough 38 11 10 17 35 50 43
2 19/09/1995 Hartlepool United   A FLC 2-0 3-0 - 4,945 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams 2 Parlour Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Helder (Bartram) (Morrow) (Hartson)                 2 17 D Hillier 3 +2 7 -   -   - -   2   1 -   2 +2 2 -   D Hillier 82 +20   2   13 +2   -   13 +2   -   4 +3   -   1     -   0 +1   -   21 +10   2   13 Leeds United 38 12 7 19 40 57 43
7 23/09/1995 Southampton   H PL 2-2 4-2 4 38,136 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams 1 Helder Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp 2 Parlour (Bartram) (Jensen) (Hartson)                 7 - G Hoddle -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   G Hoddle -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   1     -   14 Wimbledon 38 10 11 17 55 70 41
8 30/09/1995 Chelsea   A PL 0-0 0-1 6 31,048 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Jensen Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Helder (72) Linighan (88) (Bartram)                 8 28 SJ Hughes 0 +1 4 -   -   - -   0 +1 1 -   0 +1 - -   SJ Hughes 1 +1   -   -     -   0 +1   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   0 +1   -   15 Sheffield Wednesday 38 10 10 18 48 61 40
2 03/10/1995 Hartlepool United   H FLC 2-0 5-0 - 27,194 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Parlour Wright 3 Merson Bergkamp 2 Keown Helder (69) Hartson (69) (Bartram)                 2 19 J Jensen 13 +2 8 -   2   - -   5 +1 - -   6 +1 - 1   J Jensen 93 +5   1   8 +1   -   14 +2   -   13     -   1     -   1     -   24 +5   1   16 Coventry City 38 8 14 16 42 60 38
9 14/10/1995 Leeds United   A PL 1-0 3-0 3 38,552 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Helder Wright 1 Merson 1 Bergkamp 1 Parlour (Bartram) (Jensen) (Hartson)                 9 14 MR Keown 34   - -   2   - -   5   - 1   3 +4 1 -   MR Keown 118 +18   1   10 +2   -   11 +2   1   9 +3   -   0 +1   -   0 +1   -   7 +10   -   17 Southampton 38 9 11 18 34 52 38
10 21/10/1995 Aston Villa   H PL 0-0 2-0 3 38,271 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Helder Wright 1 Merson 1 Bergkamp Parlour (Bartram) (Jensen) (Hartson)                 10 20 CM Kiwomya -   - -   -   - -   -   -   - -   1 -   CM Kiwomya 5 +9 - 3   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 2 -   -   - -   -   - -   1 +2 1 2   18 Manchester City 38 9 11 18 33 58 38
3 24/10/1995 Barnsley   A FLC 2-0 3-0 - 18,429 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould 1 Adams Keown 1 Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder Hughes (79) Hartson (79) (Bartram)                 3 12 A Linighan 17 +1 4 -   0 +1 1 -   2   - -   1 +4 3 -   A Linighan 91 +16   4   12 +2   1   13 +1   1   6 +1   1   1     -   -     -   22 +13   2   19 Queens Park Rangers 38 9 6 23 38 57 33
11 30/10/1995 Bolton Wanderers   A PL 0-1 0-1 4 18,682 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Helder Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Platt (78) (Bartram) (Hartson)                 11 21 EJP McGoldrick 0 +1 - -   -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   EJP McGoldrick 32 +6   -   1 +1   -   7 +2   -   4 +3   1   0 +1   -   -     -   4 +3   -   20 Bolton Wanderers 38 8 5 25 39 71 29
12 04/11/1995 Manchester United   H PL 1-0 1-0 3 38,317 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder Hartson (79) (Bartram) (Jensen)                 12 30 GG McGowan 1   - -   1   - -   -   - -   -   - -   GG McGowan 2 +2   -   1     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   3     -  
8 09/11/1995 Sampdoria (Italy)   H FR 1-0 2-0 - 17,145 Seaman 0* Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Smith Merson Jensen Hartson (13) 1 Bartram (46) 0* Hillier (60) Smith (85) (Marshall) (Clarke)           8 25 SR Marshall 10 +1 2 1   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 1 -   SR Marshall 12 +1   1   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   0 +2   -  
13 18/11/1995 Tottenham Hotspur   A PL 1-1 1-2 3 32,894 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Hartson Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder Hillier (71) (Bartram) (Jensen)                 13 9 PC Merson 38   - 5   2   - -   7   - -   7 +1 - 7   PC Merson 257 +38   72   25 +3   4   35 +2   9   20     5   3     -   1 +1   -   59 +14   35  
14 21/11/1995 Sheffield Wednesday   H PL 1-2 4-2 3 34,556 Seaman Dixon Winterburn 1 Keown Bould Adams Platt Hartson 1 Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder Dickov (46) 1 (Jensen) (Hillier)                 14 18 SJ Morrow 3 +1 5 -   -   - -   1   1 -   0 +1 - -   SJ Morrow 34 +14   1   3 +2   -   7 +2   2   1 +4   -   -     -   -     -   6 +7   -  
15 26/11/1995 Blackburn Rovers   H PL 0-0 0-0 3 37,695 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Hartson Merson Bergkamp Hillier Helder (32) Dickov (79) (Jensen)                 15 15 R Parlour 20 +2 - -   -   - -   3 +1 - -   7 +1 - 1   R Parlour 84 +22   4   9     1   13 +2   -   7 +1   -   -     -   0 +1   -   10 +11   2  
4 29/11/1995 Sheffield Wednesday   H FLC 1-1 2-1 - 35,361 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Platt Wright 1p Merson Bergkamp Hartson 1 Helder (71) (Hillier) (Dickov)                 4 7 DA Platt 27 +2 - 6   1   - -   2 +1 - -   7   - 2   DA Platt 27 +2   6   1     -   2 +1   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   7     2  
16 02/12/1995 Aston Villa   A PL 0-0 1-1 3 37,770 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright Merson Hartson Helder Morrow (68) Dickov (87) (Hillier)                 16 31 MD Rose 1 +3 7 -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   MD Rose 1 +3   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   0 +1   -  
17 09/12/1995 Southampton   A PL 0-0 0-0 3 15,238 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Hartson Jensen Clarke (56) (Linighan) (Dickov)                 17 1 DA Seaman 38 (16) - 32 * 2 (0) - 2 * 7 (5) - 3 * 5 (4) - 5 * DA Seaman 227 (96)   183 * 24 (7)   27 * 34 (18)   22 * 22 (8)   21 * 2 (1)   1 * 2 (1)   2 * 43 (23)   32 *
18 16/12/1995 Chelsea   H PL 0-1 1-1 5 38,295 Seaman Dixon 1 Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Hartson Jensen Helder (46) (Linighan) (Dickov)                 18 27 P Shaw 0 +3 2 -   -   - -   -   - -   0 +1 - -   P Shaw 0 +4   -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   -     -   1 +2   -  
19 23/12/1995 Liverpool   A PL 1-1 1-3 7 39,806 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Keown Linighan Platt Wright 1p Merson Parlour Helder Marshall (59) Hartson (65) (Clarke)                 19 - AM Smith -   - -   -   - -   -   - -   1   - -   AM Smith 242 +22   86   23 +3   6   36 +2   16   15 +2   7   2     -   -     -   56 +8   32  
20 26/12/1995 Queen's Park Rangers   H PL 1-0 3-0 5 38,259 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Keown Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson 2 Dickov Clarke (Linighan) (Helder) (Hartson)                 20 3 N Winterburn 36   - 2   1   - -   7   - -   9   - -   N Winterburn 307 +1   7   31     -   42     3   22     -   3     -   2     -   72 +2   2  
21 30/12/1995 Wimbledon   H PL 1-1 1-3 5 37,640 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Keown Linighan Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Clarke Dickov (56) Parlour (63) (Marshall)                 21 8 IE Wright 31   - 15   2   - 1   7   - 7   9   - 6   IE Wright 160 +2   95   14     12   25     23   15     13   1     1   2     -   27 +1   21  
22 02/01/1996 Newcastle United   A PL 0-1 0-2 6 36,530 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Clarke (63) Dickov (70) (Bartram)                 22 AM Smith (retired), G Hoddle (retired) and PJ Gascoigne (Rangers) played as guests.
3 06/01/1996 Sheffield United   H FAC 0-0 1-1 - 33,453 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Keown Adams Clarke Wright 1 Merson Hartson Helder (Bartram) (Linighan) (Dickov)                 3
5 10/01/1996 Newcastle United   H FLC 1-0 2-0 - 37,857 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 2 Merson Bergkamp Helder Jensen (8) (Clarke) (Dickov)                 5
23 13/01/1996 Middlesbrough   A PL 1-1 3-2 5 29,359 Seaman Dixon McGowan Jensen Keown Adams Platt 1 Wright Merson 1 Bergkamp Helder 1 (Linighan) (Clarke) (Dickov)                 23
3 17/01/1996 Sheffield United   A FAC 0-0 0-1 - 22,255 Seaman Dixon McGowan Jensen Keown Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Helder Linighan (60) Clarke (84) (Dickov)                 3
24 20/01/1996 Everton   H PL 1-0 1-2 6 38,275 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Linighan Marshall Clarke Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Helder Dickov (85) (Rose) (Morrow)                 24
25 03/02/1996 Coventry City   H PL 1-1 1-1 8 35,623 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Linighan Marshall Clarke Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder Hughes (69) (Morrow) (Hartson)                 25
26 10/02/1996 Nottingham Forest   A PL 0-0 1-0 7 27,222 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Linighan Keown Hillier Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Helder (Morrow) (Hughes) (Hartson)                 26
SF 14/02/1996 Aston Villa   H FLC 2-1 2-2 - 37,562 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Jensen Keown Linighan Hillier Wright Merson Bergkamp 2 Helder Parlour (64) (Morrow) (Hartson)                 SF
SF 21/02/1996 Aston Villa   A FLC 0-0 0-0 - 39,334 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Morrow Keown Linighan Hillier Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Platt (102) (Bartram) (Hughes)                 SF
27 24/02/1996 West Ham United   A PL 1-0 1-0 6 24,217 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Morrow Linighan Keown Hillier Hartson 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour Platt (46) (Rose) (Hughes)                 27
28 02/03/1996 Queen's Park Rangers   A PL 0-1 1-1 7 17,970 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Morrow Linighan Keown Platt Hartson Merson Bergkamp 1 Parlour Rose (46) (Hillier) (Hughes)                 28
29 05/03/1996 Manchester City   H PL 2-0 3-1 5 34,519 Seaman Dixon 1 Winterburn Rose Linighan Keown Platt Hartson 2 Merson Bergkamp Parlour (Marshall) (Hillier) (Hughes)                 29
30 16/03/1996 Wimbledon   A PL 0-0 3-0 5 18,335 Seaman Dixon Winterburn 1 Marshall Linighan Keown Platt 1 Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Hartson (Rose) (Hillier) (Helder)                 30
31 20/03/1996 Manchester United   A PL 0-0 0-1 5 50,028 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Linighan Keown Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Hartson Hillier (46) Helder (68) (Rose)                 31
32 23/03/1996 Newcastle United   H PL 2-0 2-0 5 38,271 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall 1 Linighan Keown Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Hartson Parlour (40) Helder (88) (Hillier)                 32
33 06/04/1996 Leeds United   H PL 1-0 2-1 5 37,619 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Linighan Keown Platt Wright 2 Merson Bergkamp Hartson (Rose) (Helder) (Shaw)                 33
34 08/04/1996 Sheffield Wednesday   A PL 0-0 0-1 5 24,349 Seaman Dixon Keown Helder Linighan Marshall Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Hartson Rose (66) Shaw (66) (Hillier)                 34
35 15/04/1996 Tottenham Hotspur   H PL 0-0 0-0 5 38,273 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Linighan Keown Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Parlour Helder (65) (Rose) (Hartson)                 35
36 27/04/1996 Blackburn Rovers   A PL 0-1 1-1 5 29,834 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Morrow Linighan Keown Platt Wright 1p Merson Bergkamp Parlour Rose (46) Shaw (63) Hartson (77)                 36
37 01/05/1996 Liverpool   H PL 0-0 0-0 5 38,323 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Linighan Keown Platt Hartson Merson Bergkamp Parlour (Rose) (Morrow) (Shaw)                 37
38 05/05/1996 Bolton Wanderers   H PL 0-0 2-1 5 38,104 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Linighan Keown Platt 1 Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Parlour Hartson (57) Shaw (78) (Bartram)                 38
9 08/05/1996 International Select XI   H FR 4-0 8-5 - 31,626 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Hoddle Linighan Adams Platt Wright Merson 2 Bergkamp 1 Gascoigne 4 Shaw 1 Rose Bould Helder Clarke Bartram Parlour Hartson Marshall Harper Hughes 9
04/08/1995 CTA International Trophy. 10/11/1995 Alan Smith benefit match. 21/02/1996 after extra time, 0-0 after 90 minutes. 08/05/1996 Paul Merson benefit match.
Home ground - Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Manager - Bruce Rioch
Directors - Peter Hill-Wood (Chairman), David Dein (Vice-chairman), Robert Bellinger, Roger Gibbs, Clive Carr, Richard Carr, Danny Fiszman, Ken Friar (Managing Director and Secretary), David Miles (Assistant secretary).
Captain - Tony Adams
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