Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sub 1 Sub 2 Sub 3 Sub 4 Sub 5     1972-73 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1972-3
1 25/07/1972 Watford   H Fr 0-0 2-0 0 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radord Kennedy Graham Nelson Roberts Kelly 1 Marinello George 1 1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 29/07/1972 Lausanne (Switzerland) OG A Fr 4-0 6-0   G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello George 2 Radford 1 Kennedy 2 Graham Nelson Roberts Armstrong     2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Liverpool 42 25 10 7 72 42 60
3 02/08/1972 Grasshoppers (Switzerland)   A Fr 0-0 2-1   G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy George 2(1p) Nelson Roberts Marinello Graham   3 G Armstrong 29 +1 2   7   1   -   -   5 +2 -   364 +5 47   45 +1 8   26   2   24 +2 2   74 +3 22   2 Arsenal 42 23 11 8 57 43 57
4 04/08/1972 Hamburg SV (West Germany) A Fr 0-1 0-4   G.Barnett Rice McNab George McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham Nelson Roberts       4 AJ Ball 40   10   7   4   3   -   3   -   58   13   16   6   3   -   -   -   4   -   3 Leeds United 42 21 11 10 71 45 53
1 12/08/1972 Leicester City   A FL 1-0 1-0 28,009 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kennedy Graham           1 GC Barnett 20 (10) 16 * 1 (0) 1 * 4 (2) 4 * 5 (2) 6 * 36 (17) 28 * 3 (0) 3 * 5 (3) 4 * 2 (2) 0 * 7 +4 (5) 8 * 4 Ipswich Town 42 17 14 11 55 45 48
2 15/08/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 3-1 5-2 38,524 G.Barnett Rice McNab 1 Storey McLintock Simpson 1 Armstrong Ball Radford 2 Kennedy 1 Graham Roberts         2 BM Batson 3   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   3 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 18 11 13 66 54 47
3 19/08/1972 Stoke City   H FL 1-0 2-0 42,146 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 2 Graham           3 JP Blockley 20   -   4   -   -   -   2   -   20   -   4   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   6 West Ham United 42 17 12 13 67 53 46
4 22/08/1972 Coventry City   A FL 1-1 1-1 24,670 G.Barnett Rice 1 McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham           4 BM Chambers -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   7 Derby County 42 19 8 15 56 54 46
5 26/08/1972 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-0 48,108 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Graham           5 FC George 18 +9 6   4   3   3   2   7 +1 7   76 +19 24   20 +1 11   7   2   15 +1 5   16 +6 21   8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 13 13 58 48 45
6 29/08/1972 West Ham United   H FL 1-0 1-0 43,802 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford Kennedy Graham George         6 G Graham 14 +2 2   -   -   3   -   3 +1 -   219 +8 59   27   2   27 +2 9   23 +2 7   36 +3 5   9 Newcastle United 42 16 13 13 60 51 45
7 02/09/1972 Chelsea OG H FL 0-1 1-1 46,675 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Graham George         7 RE Harding -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   10 Birmingham City 42 15 12 15 53 54 42
2 05/09/1972 Everton   H FLC 0-0 1-0 35,230 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy Graham           2 BG Hornsby 1   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 -   11 Manchester City 42 15 11 16 57 60 41
8 09/09/1972 Newcastle United   A FL 0-1 1-2 23,849 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Graham           8 EP Kelly 27   1   7   1   2   -   4 +1 1   84 +5 9   10 +2 2   10   -   13 +2 2   14 +4 1   12 Chelsea 42 13 14 15 49 51 40
9 16/09/1972 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 47,597 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy Graham           9 R Kennedy 34   9   7   2   1   -   6   3   114 +2 41   22 +2 5   10   4   14 +2 8   16   8   13 Southampton 42 11 18 13 47 52 40
10 23/09/1972 Norwich City   A FL 1-2 2-3 32,273 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Graham           10 F McLintock 27 +2 -   3   1   4   -   5   -   312 +2 26   36   1   34   4   19   1   58   11   14 Sheffield United 42 15 10 17 51 59 40
11 26/09/1972 Birmingham City   H FL 1-0 2-0 30,003 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy George 1           11 R McNab 42   1   7   -   3   -   8   -   236 +1 3   28   -   25 +1 2   20 +1 -   33 +1 3   15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 61 56 38
12 30/09/1972 Southampton   H FL 0-0 1-0 34,694 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Roberts Marinello Ball Radford Kennedy George Graham 1         12 P Marinello 13   1   0 +1 -   4   1   4 +2 1   32 +6 3   0 +1 -   5   1   6 +1 1   9 +7 2   16 Leicester City 42 10 17 15 40 46 37
3 03/10/1972 Rotherham United   H FLC 2-0 5-0 25,241 G.Barnett Rice Nelson Storey 1 McLintock Roberts Marinello 1 Ball Radford 2 Graham George 1           3 S Nelson 2 +4 -   0 +1 -   1   -   1 +4 -   32 +6 1   7 +1 -   5   -   6 +1 -   8 +9 -   17 Everton 42 13 11 18 41 49 37
13 07/10/1972 Sheffield United   A FL 0-1 0-1 24,478 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford Graham George           13 RF Powling -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   18 Manchester United 42 12 13 17 44 60 37
14 14/10/1972 Ipswich Town   H FL 0-0 1-0 34,196 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford Graham 1 George           14 DJ Price 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   19 Coventry City 42 13 9 20 40 55 35
5 17/10/1972 Plymouth Argyle   A Fr 1-0 1-1 18,093 G.Barnett Storey McNab McLintock Blockley Kelly Hornsby George Radford Kennedy 1 Simpson Wilson Batson Harding     5 J Radford 38   15   3 +1 1   4   3   8   3   298 +3 94   32 +2 13   30   12   24   11   43 +5 31   20 Norwich City 42 11 10 21 36 63 32
15 21/10/1972 Crystal Palace   A FL 1-0 3-2 35,865 G.Barnett Rice 1 McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Kelly Radford 1 Graham George 1p Nelson         15 PJ Rice 39   2   7   -   4   -   7   1   131 +4 4   25   1   15   -   15   -   20 +6 2   21 Crystal Palace 42 9 12 21 41 58 30
16 28/10/1972 Manchester City   H FL 0-0 0-0 45,536 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Kelly Radford George Graham           16 JG Roberts 6 +1 -   -   -   1   -   0 +4 -   56 +3 4   -   -   12   1   9 +1 -   7 +10 2   22 West Bromwich Albion 42 9 10 23 38 62 28
4 31/10/1972 Sheffield United   A FLC 2-0 2-1 20,128 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Kelly Radford 1 Graham George 1           4 PF Simpson 27   1   7   -   3   -   8   -   248 +7 8   40   1   25   3   20 +1 1   52 +3 3  
17 04/11/1972 Coventry City   H FL 0-1 0-2 33,699 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly Graham         17 PE Storey 40   4   7   -   4   2   4   -   291   9   38 +1 4   32   2   22   2   51 +4 2  
18 11/11/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 3-1 25,988 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Blockley Marinello 1 Ball Radford 2 George Kelly           18 RP Wilson 22 (7) 27 * 6 (1) 8 * -   -   3 +1 (4) 0 * 193 (78) 190 * 29 (12) 26 * 17 (9) 12 * 24 (13) 15 * 38 +8 (25) 38 *
6 14/11/1972 Paris XI (France)   A Fr 1-0 1-0 19,526 Wilson Rice 1 McNab Kelly Blockley Simpson Marinello George Radford Kennedy Nelson Batson Armstrong Hornsby     6 Own Goals -   3   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   76   -   13   -   -   -   -   -   25  
19 18/11/1972 Everton   H FL 1-0 1-0 35,728 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey Simpson Blockley Marinello Ball Radford 1 George Kelly           19
5 21/11/1972 Norwich City   H FLC 0-2 0-3 37,671 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly           5
20 25/11/1972 Derby County   A FL 0-4 0-5 31,034 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Marinello Ball Radford George Kelly Armstrong         20
21 02/12/1972 Leeds United   H FL 0-1 2-1 39,108 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly           21
22 09/12/1972 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 2-1 47,505 Wilson Rice McNab Storey 1 Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly McLintock         22
23 16/12/1972 West Bromwich Albion OG H FL 2-0 2-1 27,119 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George         23
24 23/12/1972 Birmingham City   A FL 1-0 1-1 32,721 Wilson Nelson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly 1           24
25 26/12/1972 Norwich City   H FL 0-0 2-0 39,038 Wilson Nelson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George         25
26 30/12/1972 Stoke City   A FL 0-0 0-0 24,586 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly           26
27 06/01/1973 Manchester United   H FL 1-0 3-1 56,194 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball 1 Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly           27
3 13/01/1973 Leicester City   H FAC 1-1 2-2 36,433 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly           3
3 17/01/1973 Leicester City   A FAC 1-1 2-1 32,973 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly 1           3
28 20/01/1973 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 1-0 36,292 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly McLintock         28
29 27/01/1973 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 2-2 37,906 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy 1 Kelly George         29
4 03/02/1973 Bradford City   H FAC 1-0 2-0 40,407 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George 1 Kennedy Kelly Marinello         4
30 10/02/1973 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 2-0 49,898 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly George         30
31 17/02/1973 Leicester City OG H FL 1-0 1-0 42,047 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley McLintock Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George         31
5 24/02/1973 Carlisle United   A FAC 1-1 2-1 23,922 G.Barnett Rice McNab Storey McLintock 1 Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Kelly Nelson         5
32 28/02/1973 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 0-0 0-1 23,515 Wilson Rice McNab Batson McLintock George Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly           32
33 03/03/1973 Sheffield United   H FL 1-1 3-2 33,346 Wilson Rice McNab George 2 McLintock Batson Armstrong Ball 1 Radford Kennedy Kelly Nelson         33
34 10/03/1973 Ipswich Town   A FL 1-1 2-1 34,636 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p Radford 1 Kennedy Kelly           34
6 17/03/1973 Chelsea   A FAC 2-2 2-2 37,685 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George 1 Kennedy Kelly           6
6 20/03/1973 Chelsea   H FAC 1-1 2-1 62,746 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1p George Kennedy 1 Kelly           6
35 24/03/1973 Manchester City   A FL 0-0 2-1 32,031 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Kennedy 1 Kelly Nelson         35
36 26/03/1973 Crystal Palace   H FL 1-0 1-0 41,879 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball 1 George Kennedy Kelly           36
37 31/03/1973 Derby County   H FL 0-1 0-1 45,217 Wilson Rice McNab Storey McLintock Simpson Armstrong Ball George Kennedy Kelly Nelson         37
SF 07/04/1973 Sunderland   N FAC 0-1 1-2 53,301 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball George 1 Kennedy Kelly Radford         SF
38 14/04/1973 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 0-0 1-1 50,863 Wilson Rice McNab Storey 1 Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George         38
39 21/04/1973 Everton   A FL 0-0 0-0 42,888 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford Kennedy Kelly George         39
40 23/04/1973 Southampton   A FL 2-1 2-2 23,919 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Kelly Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 George 1 Kennedy           40
41 28/04/1973 West Ham United   A FL 2-0 2-1 37,366 Wilson Rice McNab Storey Kelly Simpson Armstrong Ball Radford 1 Kennedy 1 George           41
42 09/05/1973 Leeds United   A FL 0-2 1-6 25,088 Wilson Batson McNab Storey Blockley Simpson Armstrong 1 Ball Radford Kennedy Hornsby Price         42
7 23/05/1973 Toronto Select (Canada)   A Fr 0-0 1-0   Wilson Rice McNab Kelly Simpson Powling Marinello Chambers Radford George 1 Armstrong           7
8 27/05/1973 Devonshire Colts (Canada)   A Fr 2-0 4-0   Wilson Rice McNab Kelly Simpson Powling Marinello 1 Chambers Radford 2 George 1 Armstrong           8
25/07/9172 played at London Colney. 29/07/1972, 02/08/1972 and 04/08/1972 - substituted players not known. 17/10/1972 - Bill Harper testimonial. 07/04/1973 played at Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday.