Date Opponents V Comp H-T F-T Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sub 1 Sub 2     1977-78 ARSENAL CAREER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION 1 1977-78
1 12/07/1977 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia)   N Fr 1-1 1-3   Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Young Brady Hudson Macdonald 1 Stapleton G.Armstrong Matthews Rix 1   League FA Cup League Cup Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies   Team P W D L F A Pts
2 16/07/1977 Singapore   A Fr 2-1 5-1   Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling Price Matthews Rix Hudson Macdonald 3 Stapleton 1 G.Armstrong New Brady 1 2 Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls 1 Nottingham Forest 42 25 14 3 69 24 64
3 20/07/1977 Australia   A Fr 0-1 1-3   Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling Price Young Brady Hudson Macdonald Stapleton G.Armstrong 1 Matthews O'Leary 3 G Armstrong -   -   -   -   -   -   5   1   490 +10 53   58 +2 10   35   3   24 +2 2   109 +10 23   2 Liverpool 42 24 9 9 65 34 57
4 24/07/1977 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland)   N Fr 1-3 2-3   Rimmer Rice 1 Nelson Price O'Leary Young Rix Hudson Macdonald 1 Stapleton G.Armstrong Brady   4 WL Brady 39   9   6   -   7   4   6 +2 2   156 +8 23   12 +4 -   16   5   -   -   31 +3 7   3 Everton 42 22 11 9 76 45 55
5 26/07/1977 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia)   N Fr 1-0 1-0   Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Young Brady 1 Price Sunderland Rix G.Armstrong Matthews   5 JA Devine 3   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   4 Manchester City 42 20 12 10 74 51 52
6 08/08/1977 Aldershot   A Fr 0-0 1-0   Rimmer Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Young Rix Ross Macdonald Stapleton 1 Price     6 P Fuccillo -   -   -   -   -   -   1   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   3   5 Arsenal 42 21 10 11 60 37 52
7 12/08/1977 Luton Town   A Fr 1-0 1-1 6,315 Jennings Rice Nelson Ross 1 O'Leary Young Brady Powling Macdonald Stapleton Rix     7 SP Gatting -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   6 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 14 10 62 53 50
1 20/08/1977 Ipswich Town   A FL 0-1 0-1 30,384 Jennings Rice Nelson Ross Young O'Leary Powling Brady Macdonald Stapleton Rix Price   1 J Harvey 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   7 Coventry City 42 18 12 12 75 62 48
2 23/08/1977 Everton   H FL 1-0 1-0 32,924 Jennings Rice Nelson Powling 1 Young O'Leary Brady Ross Macdonald Stapleton Rix     2 DM Heeley 3 +2 -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   3 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   8 Aston Villa 42 18 10 14 57 42 46
3 27/08/1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers   A FL 0-0 1-1 22,909 Jennings Rice Nelson Powling 1 Young O'Leary Ross Brady Macdonald Price Rix     3 AA Hudson 17   -   4   -   3 +1 -   5   -   36   -   7   -   3 +1 -   -   -   10   -   9 Leeds United 42 18 10 14 63 53 46
2 30/08/1977 Manchester United   H FLC 1-1 3-2 36,171 Jennings Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Young Brady 1 Ross Macdonald 2 Stapleton Rix     2 PA Jennings 42 (14) 37 * 6 (2) 5 * 7 (4) 5 * 3 (0) 5 * 42 (14) 37 * 6 (2) 5 * 7 (4) 5 * -   -   3 (0) 5 * 10 Manchester United 42 16 10 16 67 63 42
4 03/09/1977 Nottingham Forest   H FL 1-0 3-0 40,810 Jennings Rice Nelson Powling O'Leary Young Brady 1p Ross Macdonald Stapleton 2 Rix     4 MI Macdonald 39   15   6   7   7   4   8   5   80   40   9   10   13   5   -   -   20 +1 20   11 Birmingham City 42 16 9 17 55 60 41
5 10/09/1977 Aston Villa   A FL 0-0 0-1 36,929 Jennings Rice Nelson Hudson O'Leary Young Brady Ross Macdonald Stapleton Rix     5 F McLintock -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   312 +2 26   36   1   34   4   19   1   60   11   12 Derby County 42 14 13 15 54 59 41
6 17/09/1977 Leicester City   H FL 2-0 2-1 27,371 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Ross Macdonald 1 Stapleton 1 Rix     6 JM Matthews 4 +3 -   -   -   3   2   1 +3 -   38 +7 2   4 +2 1   6   2   -   -   14 +10 1   13 Norwich City 42 11 18 13 52 66 40
7 24/09/1977 Norwich City   A FL 0-1 0-1 19,312 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Simpson Matthews Ross Macdonald Stapleton Rix Walford   7 S Nelson 41   1   6   -   7   -   9   -   177 +9 6   17 +1 -   20   -   6 +1 -   45 +12 2   14 Middlesbrough 42 12 15 15 42 54 39
8 01/10/1977 West Ham United   H FL 1-0 3-0 41,245 Jennings Rice 1 Nelson Price O'Leary Simpson Brady 1p Ross Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix     8 MP New -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +1 (1) 3 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +2 (3) 3 * 15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 12 12 18 51 64 36
9 04/10/1977 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 0-0 47,110 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Simpson Brady Ross Macdonald Stapleton Rix Matthews   9 DA O’Leary 41   1   6   1   6   -   8 +1 -   101   3   10   1   12   1   -   -   21 +4 -   16 Chelsea 42 11 14 17 46 69 36
10 08/10/1977 Manchester City   A FL 1-1 1-2 43,177 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Simpson Brady Matthews Macdonald 1 Stapleton Rix     10 RF Powling 4   2   -   -   1   -   6   -   50 +5 3   2   -   2   -   -   -   20 +5 1   17 Bristol City 42 11 13 18 49 53 35
11 15/10/1977 Queen's Park Rangers   H FL 0-0 1-0 36,290 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Hudson Macdonald 1 Stapleton Rix     11 DJ Price 38 +1 5   6   -   6   -   6   -   47 +6 6   6   -   6   -   -   -   14 +7 1   18 Ipswich Town 42 11 13 18 47 61 35
12 22/10/1977 Bristol City   A FL 1-0 2-0 25,497 Jennings Rice Nelson Price Young Simpson Brady Hudson Macdonald 1 Stapleton Rix 1     12 J Radford -   -   -   -   -   -   1   1   375 +4 111   42 +2 15   34   12   24   11   64 +8 40   19 Queen's Park Rangers 42 9 15 18 47 64 33
3 25/10/1977 Southampton   H FLC 0-0 2-0 40,749 Jennings Rice Nelson Price Young Simpson Brady 1p Hudson Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix     3 PJ Rice 38   2   6   -   7   -   9   1   326 +4 11   46   1   31   -   15   -   55 +9 4   20 West Ham United 42 12 8 22 52 69 32
13 29/10/1977 Birmingham City   H FL 0-1 1-1 31,355 Jennings Rice 1 Nelson Price O'Leary Simpson Brady Ross Macdonald Stapleton Rix Heeley   13 JJ Rimmer -   -   -   -   -   -   6 (2) 10 * 124 (42) 158 * 12 (4) 14 * 10 (2) 12 * -   -   32 +2 (14) 37 * 21 Newcastle United 42 6 10 26 42 78 22
14 05/11/1977 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 2-1 53,055 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald 1 Stapleton 1 Rix     14 G Rix 37 +2 2   4 +1 1   7   -   8 +1 -   41 +5 3   4 +1 1   7   -   -   -   12 +3 1   22 Leicester City 42 5 12 25 26 70 22
15 12/11/1977 Coventry City OG H FL 1-1 1-1 31,653 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     15 GV Roeder -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
16 19/11/1977 Newcastle United   A FL 0-0 2-1 22,880 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Hudson Stapleton 1 Rix     16 TW Ross 10   -   -   -   1   -   2   1   57 +1 5   3   1   6   3   -   -   9 +3 4  
8 22/11/1977 Tottenham Hotspur   H Fr 0-1 1-3 17,154 Jennings Rice Nelson Walford O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix Simpson Heeley 8 PF Simpson 6 +3 -   -   -   1 +1 -   0 +1 -   353 +17 10   53   1   32 +1 3   20 +1 1   81 +5 3  
17 26/11/1977 Derby County   H FL 0-0 1-3 31,989 Jennings Rice Nelson 1 Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     17 FA Stapleton 39   13   5   4   7   2   9   4   103 +2 30   9   5   14 +1 6   -   -   18 +3 10  
4 29/11/1977 Hull City   H FLC 3-0 5-1 25,922 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Matthews 2 Macdonald 1 Stapleton 1 Rix Simpson   4 A Sunderland 23   4   5   3   -   -   4   1   23   4   5   3   -   -   -   -   4   1  
18 03/12/1977 Middlesbrough OG A FL 0-0 1-0 17,422 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     18 SJ Walford 2 +3 -   -   -   -   -   1   -   2 +3 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -  
19 10/12/1977 Leeds United   H FL 0-0 1-1 40,162 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     19 WD Young 35   3   6   1   7   -   8   -   49   4   6   1   7   -   -   -   9   -  
9 12/12/1977 QADSIA (Kuwait)   A Fr 0-0 1-1   Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix     9 Own Goals -   3   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   82   -   13   -   -   -   -   -   26  
20 17/12/1977 Coventry City   A FL 1-0 2-1 20,993 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton 2 Rix     20 P Fuccillo (Luton Town), F McLintock (Leicester City manager), J Radford (Blackburn Rovers) and GV Roeder (Orient) all played as guests.
21 26/12/1977 Chelsea   H FL 2-0 3-0 46,074 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary 1 Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix 1 Simpson   21
22 27/12/1977 West Bromwich Albion   A FL 2-0 3-1 27,723 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland 1 Macdonald 1 Stapleton Rix     22
23 31/12/1977 Everton   A FL 0-1 0-2 47,039 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix Simpson   23
24 02/01/1978 Ipswich Town   H FL 1-0 1-0 43,705 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Heeley Rix Simpson   24
3 07/01/1978 Sheffield United   A FAC 4-0 5-0 32,156 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary 1 Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald 2 Stapleton 2 Rix     3
25 14/01/1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FL 2-0 3-1 34,784 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Sunderland Macdonald 1 Stapleton 1 Rix     25
5 18/01/1978 Manchester City   A FLC 0-0 0-0 42,435 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Matthews Macdonald Stapleton Rix     5
26 21/01/1978 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-1 0-2 35,743 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     26
5 24/01/1978 Manchester City   H FLC 0-0 1-0 57,960 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Matthews Macdonald Stapleton Rix Hudson   5
4 28/01/1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers   H FAC 1-1 2-1 49,373 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Macdonald 1 Hudson Rix     4
27 04/02/1978 Aston Villa   H FL 0-1 0-1 30,127 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Hudson Rix     27
SF 07/02/1978 Liverpool   A FLC 1-1 1-2 44,764 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Hudson Macdonald 1 Stapleton Rix     SF
28 11/02/1978 Leicester City   A FL 0-0 1-1 15,780 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Rix     28
SF 14/02/1978 Liverpool   H FLC 0-0 0-0 49,561 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Hudson Macdonald Stapleton Rix     SF
5 18/02/1978 Walsall   H FAC 3-0 4-1 43,789 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Macdonald 1 Stapleton 2 Rix     5
29 25/02/1978 West Ham United   A FL 2-0 2-2 31,675 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald 2 Stapleton Rix Walford   29
30 28/02/1978 Norwich City   H FL 0-0 0-0 23,506 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Hudson Heeley   30
31 04/03/1978 Manchester City   H FL 1-0 3-0 34,003 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland 1 Hudson Stapleton Heeley Walford   31
6 11/03/1978 Wrexham   A FAC 1-0 3-2 25,547 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland 1 Macdonald 1 Stapleton Hudson     6
32 18/03/1978 Bristol City   H FL 4-1 4-1 28,463 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland 1 Macdonald Stapleton 2 Hudson Rix   32
33 21/03/1978 Birmingham City   A FL 0-1 1-1 22,087 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Hudson     33
34 25/03/1978 West Bromwich Albion   H FL 1-0 4-0 36,763 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young 1 Brady Sunderland Macdonald 3 Stapleton Hudson Rix   34
35 27/03/1978 Chelsea   A FL 0-0 0-0 40,764 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Rix Macdonald Stapleton Hudson     35
36 01/04/1978 Manchester United   H FL 1-1 3-1 40,739 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1 Rix Macdonald 2 Stapleton Hudson     36
SF 08/04/1978 Orient   N FAC 2-0 3-0 49,698 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Rix 1 Macdonald 2 Stapleton Hudson     SF
37 11/04/1978 Queen's Park Rangers   A FL 0-1 1-2 25,683 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady 1p Hudson Macdonald Stapleton Rix Matthews   37
38 15/04/1978 Newcastle United   H FL 0-0 2-1 33,353 Jennings Rice Nelson Price 1 O'Leary Walford Brady 1 Rix Macdonald Stapleton Hudson     38
39 22/04/1978 Leeds United OG A FL 3-1 3-1 33,263 Jennings Devine Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Rix Macdonald 1 Stapleton 1 Matthews     39
40 25/04/1978 Liverpool   A FL 0-1 0-1 38,318 Jennings Devine Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Rix Macdonald Stapleton Hudson Matthews   40
41 29/04/1978 Middlesbrough   H FL 1-0 1-0 32,138 Jennings Devine Nelson Price O'Leary Young Sunderland Hudson Macdonald Stapleton 1 Rix     41
F 06/05/1978 Ipswich Town   N FAC 0-0 0-1 100,000 Jennings Rice Nelson Price O'Leary Young Brady Sunderland Macdonald Stapleton Hudson Rix   F
42 09/05/1978 Derby County   A FL 0-1 0-3 21,189 Jennings Price Matthews Harvey O'Leary Walford Heeley Rix Sunderland Stapleton Hudson     42
10 12/05/1978 Tottenham Hotspur   A Fr 3-2 5-3 23,000 New Devine Roeder McLintock O'Leary Fuccillo 3 Rix Hudson Sunderland 1 Radford 1 Stapleton Gatting Heeley 10
12/07/1977 played in Singapore. 24/7/1977 played in Sydney, Australia. 26/07/1977 played in Adelaide, Australia. 22/11/1977 - Pat Rice testimonial. 08/04/1978 played at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea. 06/05/1978 played at Wembley. 12/05/1978 - John Pratt testimonial.