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     1996-97 ARSENAL CAREER   FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP 1996-97
1 19/07/1996 St. Albans City   A Fr 2-0 6-0   Harper Dixon 2 Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Parlour Wright Merson 1 Hartson S.Hughes 1 Shaw 2 Marshall Hillier Morrow   1   League FA Cup League Cup Europe Friendlies League FA Cup League Cup Europe Charity Shield ESC Friendlies     Team P W D L F A Pts
2 27/07/1996 Birmingham City   A Fr 0-0 0-1 11,101 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Platt Keown Bould Parlour Shaw Merson Hartson S.Hughes Linighan         2 SN Player Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls   1 Manchester United 38 21 12 5 76 44 75
3 31/07/1996 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland)   A Fr 1-0 1-2 47,300 Seaman Dixon 1 Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Parlour Platt Merson Hartson Hillier Dickov S.Hughes Shaw     3 6 TA Adams 27 +1 3   3   -   3   -   1   -   -   -   391 +4 27   34 +1 5   56 +1 5   21   2   3   -   2   -   82 +6 9     2 Newcastle United 38 19 11 8 73 40 68
4 03/08/1996 Glasgow Rangers (Scotland)   A Fr 0-1 0-3 41,245 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Platt Wright Merson Hartson Parlour Rose S.Hughes       4   N Anelka 0 +4 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -   0 +4 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2   -     3 Arsenal 38 19 11 8 62 32 68
5 07/08/1996 Fiorentina (Italy)   A Fr   0-2 18,000 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Hillier Wright Shaw Rose Parlour           5 10 DNM Bergkamp 28 +1 12   2   1   2   1   1   -   3   2   61 +1 23   3   1   9   6   1   -   -   -   -   -   10 +1 11     4 Liverpool 38 19 11 8 62 37 68
6 07/08/1996 Benfica (Portugal)   N Fr   1-3 18,000 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Hillier Wright Shaw Rose Parlour Hartson 1         6 5 SA Bould 33   -   3   -   3   -   1 +1 -   9   -   236 +8 5   20   -   30   1   11 +4 2   -   -   2   -   53 +12 1     5 Aston Villa 38 17 10 11 47 34 61
7 10/08/1996 Ipswich Town   A Fr 1-0 1-1 13,850 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Parlour Helder Hartson       7   AJ Clarke -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   4 +3 -   1 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +3 -     6 Chelsea 38 16 11 11 58 55 59
8 13/08/1996 Northampton Town   A Fr 1-0 1-3 7,478 Harper McGowan S.Hughes McGoldrick Rose Morrow Hillier Merson Hartson 1 Shaw Helder Selley Clarke Read     8 23 P Dickov 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   6 +15 3   -   -   2 +2 3   -   -   -   -   -   -   4 +7 3     7 Sheffield Wednesday 38 14 15 9 50 51 57
1 17/08/1996 West Ham United   H FL 2-0 2-0 38,056 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Parlour Hartson 1 Merson Bergkamp 1p Morrow Wright Dickov       1 2 LM Dixon 31 +1 2   1   -   3   -   1   -   7   3   320 +4 20   29   1   42   -   22   -   3   -   2   -   77 +1 8     8 Wimbledon 38 15 11 12 49 46 56
2 19/08/1996 Liverpool   A FL 0-0 0-2 38,103 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Parlour Hartson Merson Bergkamp Morrow Wright Hillier Helder     2 19 R Garde 7 +4 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   7 +4 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -     9 Leicester City 38 12 11 15 46 54 47
3 24/08/1996 Leicester City   A FL 1-0 2-0 20,429 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Parlour Hartson Merson Bergkamp 1p Morrow Wright 1 Hillier       3 26 LCP Harper 1 (1) 0 * -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1 (2) 3 * 1 (1) 0 * -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +3 (4) 3 *   10 Tottenham Hotspur 38 13 7 18 44 51 46
4 04/09/1996 Chelsea   H FL 1-2 3-3 38,132 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown 1 Bould Linighan Parlour Hartson Merson 1 Bergkamp Morrow Platt Wright 1       4 16 J Hartson 14 +5 3   1 +1 1   1 +2 -   2   -   5 +2 2   43 +10 14   2 +1 1   2 +4 1   6 +1 1   -   -   2   -   7 +6 5     11 Leeds United 38 11 13 14 28 38 46
5 07/09/1996 Aston Villa   A FL 0-1 2-2 37,944 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Morrow Linighan 1 Platt Wright Merson 1 Bergkamp Parlour Hartson Helder       5 12 G Helder 0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   0 +2 -   1 +1 -   27 +12 1   2   -   4 +2 -   0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   5 +6 2     12 Derby County 38 11 13 14 45 58 46
1 10/09/1996 Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany)   H UC 0-1 2-3 36,894 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Linighan Parlour Platt Wright 1 Merson 1 Bergkamp Hartson Helder Bould       1 17 D Hillier 0 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4 +1 -   82 +22 2   13 +2 -   13 +2 -   4 +3 -   1   -   0 +1 -   25 +11 2     13 Blackburn Rovers 38 9 15 14 42 43 42
6 16/09/1996 Sheffield Wednesday   H FL 0-1 4-1 33,461 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Platt 1 Wright 3(1p) Merson Hartson Parlour Vieira         6 28 SJ Hughes 9 +5 1   2   1   -   -   -   -   5 +2 2   10 +6 1   2   1   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   5 +3 2     14 West Ham United 38 10 12 16 39 48 42
7 21/09/1996 Middlesbrough   A FL 2-0 2-0 29,629 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Platt Wright 1 Merson Hartson 1 Vieira Adams         7 14 MR Keown 33   1   3   -   3   -   2   -   7   -   151 +18 2   13 +2 -   14 +2 1   11 +3 -   0 +1 -   0 +1 -   14 +10 -     15 Everton 38 10 12 16 44 57 42
1 25/09/1996 Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany)   A UC 1-1 2-3 34,000 Seaman Linighan Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson 1 Vieira Hartson Parlour Helder       1   AE Limpar -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   76 +20 17   7   2   9   -   3   1   1   -   -   -   25 +1 7     16 Southampton 38 10 11 17 50 56 41
8 28/09/1996 Sunderland   H FL 0-0 2-0 38,016 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Hartson 1 Vieira Shaw Parlour 1       8 13 A Linighan 10 +1 1   -   -   -   -   2   -   6 +1 -   101 +17 5   12 +2 1   13 +1 1   8 +1 1   1   -   -   -   28 +14 2     17 Coventry City 38 9 14 15 38 54 41
9 12/10/1996 Blackburn Rovers   A FL 1-0 2-0 24,303 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 2 Merson Hartson Vieira Parlour         9 24 J Lukic 15 (5) 17 * 1 (0) 1 * 1 (0) 4 * -   -   5 +1 (0) 12 * 238 (91) 233 * 22 (5) 28 * 33 (15) 27 * -   -   1 (0) 1 * -   -   52 +7 (31) 44 *   18 Sunderland 38 10 10 18 35 53 40
10 19/10/1996 Coventry City   H FL 0-0 0-0 38,140 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Hartson Vieira Bergkamp         10   EJP McGoldrick -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   32 +6 -   1 +1 -   7 +2 -   4 +3 1   0 +1 -   -   -   5 +3 -     19 Middlesbrough 38 10 12 16 51 60 39
3 23/10/1996 Stoke City   A FLC 0-1 1-1 20,804 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Vieira Hartson         3 30 GG McGowan 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   3 +2 -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   4   -     20 Nottingham Forest 38 6 16 16 31 59 34
11 26/10/1996 Leeds United   H FL 2-0 3-0 38,076 Seaman Dixon 1 Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira Morrow Garde       11 25 SR Marshall 6 +2 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +1 1   18 +3 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   2 +3 1     Middlesbrough deducted 3 points for failing to fulfill a fixture
12 02/11/1996 Wimbledon   A FL 1-1 2-2 25,521 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson 1 Bergkamp Vieira Garde         12 9 PC Merson 32   6   3   -   3   1   2   2   6   1   289 +38 78   28 +3 4   38 +2 10   22   7   3   -   1 +1 -   65 +14 36    
3 13/11/1996 Stoke City   H FLC 1-1 5-2 33,962 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright 2(1p) Merson 1 Bergkamp 1 Vieira Hartson Morrow       3 18 SJ Morrow 5 +9 -   2   -   0 +2 -   -   -   1 +2 -   39 +23 1   5 +2 -   7 +4 2   1 +4 -   -   -   -   -   7 +9 -    
13 16/11/1996 Manchester United   A FL 0-0 0-1 55,210 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Vieira           13 15 R Parlour 17 +13 2   3   -   0 +1 -   1 +1 -   9   -   101 +35 6   12   1   13 +3 -   8 +2 -   -   -   0 +1 -   19 +11 2    
14 24/11/1996 Tottenham Hotspur   H FL 1-0 3-1 38,264 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams 1 Platt Wright 1p Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira Hartson Parlour       14 7 DA Platt 27 +1 4   1   -   3   1   2   -   6   -   54 +3 10   2   -   5 +1 1   2   -   -   -   -   -   13   2    
4 27/11/1996 Liverpool   A FLC 1-2 2-4 32,814 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 2p Merson Hartson Vieira Parlour Morrow       4   IM Rankin -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -    
15 30/11/1996 Newcastle United   A FL 1-1 2-1 36,565 Lukic Dixon 1 Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1 Merson Hartson Vieira Linighan Morrow Parlour     15   PC Read -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -    
16 04/12/1996 Southampton   H FL 1-0 3-1 38,033 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Linighan Bould Adams Platt Wright 1p Merson 1 Hartson Vieira Shaw 1 Parlour       16 31 MD Rose 1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3 +1 -   2 +3 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   3 +2 -    
17 07/12/1996 Derby County   H FL 1-0 2-2 38,018 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Linighan Bould Adams 1 Platt Wright Merson Hartson Vieira 1 Shaw         17 1 DA Seaman 22 (10) 15 * 2 (1) 1 * 2 (0) 3 * 2 (0) 6 * 3 (0) 4 * 249 (106) 198 * 26 (8) 28 * 36 (18) 25 * 24 (8) 27 * 2 (1) 1 * 2 (1) 2 * 46 (23) 37 *  
18 21/12/1996 Nottingham Forest   A FL 0-0 1-2 27,384 Lukic McGowan Winterburn Keown Bould Linighan Platt Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp Garde Parlour Hartson Morrow     18 22 I Selley 0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1 +2 -   35 +6 -   3   -   5 +1 -   6 +2 2   -   -   2   -   5 +11 -    
19 26/12/1996 Sheffield Wednesday   A FL 0-0 0-0 23,245 Lukic Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Garde Shaw Marshall       19 27 P Shaw 1 +7 2   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   5 +3 3   1 +11 2   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   6 +5 3    
20 28/12/1996 Aston Villa   H FL 1-0 2-2 38,130 Lukic Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Garde Wright 1 Merson 1 Bergkamp Vieira Morrow         20   RE Taylor -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -    
21 01/01/1997 Middlesbrough   H FL 2-0 2-0 37,573 Lukic Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Garde Wright 1 Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira Hartson Morrow Shaw     21   MJ Upson -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   1   -    
3 04/01/1997 Sunderland   H FAC 1-1 1-1 37,793 Lukic Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Morrow Hartson 1 Merson Bergkamp Vieira Shaw         3 4 P Vieira 30 +1 2   3   -   3   -   1   -   -   -   30 +1 2   3   -   3   -   1   -   -   -   -   -   -   -    
22 11/01/1997 Sunderland   A FL 0-0 0-1 21,154 Seaman Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Hartson Merson Bergkamp Vieira Hughes         22 3 N Winterburn 38   -   2   -   3   -   2   -   9   -   345 +1 7   33   -   45   3   24   -   3   -   2   -   81 +2 2    
3 15/01/1997 Sunderland   A FAC 0-0 2-0 15,277 Seaman Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Hughes 1 Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira           3   J Woolsey -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   0 +1 -    
23 19/01/1997 Everton   H FL 0-0 3-1 38,095 Seaman Parlour Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson 1 Bergkamp 1 Vieira 1 Dixon Hughes       23 8 IE Wright 30 +5 23   1   -   3   5   2   2   6   3   190 +7 118   15   12   28   28   17   15   1   1   2   -   33 +1 24    
24 29/01/1997 West Ham United   A FL 1-0 2-1 24,382 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Rose Bould Adams Parlour 1 Wright 1 Merson Hughes Vieira Hartson Marshall Morrow     24
25 01/02/1997 Leeds United   A FL 0-0 0-0 35,502 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Marshall Bould Adams Parlour Hartson Merson Hughes Vieira Wright         25
4 04/02/1997 Leeds United   H FAC 0-1 0-1 38,115 Seaman Dixon Morrow Keown Bould Adams Parlour Wright Merson Hughes Vieira Hartson         4
26 15/02/1997 Tottenham Hotspur   A FL 0-0 0-0 33,039 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Parlour Wright Merson Bergkamp Vieira Hughes         26
27 19/02/1997 Manchester United   H FL 0-2 1-2 38,172 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Parlour Wright Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira Hughes         27
28 23/02/1997 Wimbledon   H FL 0-1 0-1 37,854 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Garde Bould Marshall Parlour Wright Merson Bergkamp Vieira Hughes Morrow Shaw     28
29 01/03/1997 Everton   A FL 2-0 2-0 36,980 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Garde Marshall Platt Wright 1 Hughes Bergkamp 1 Vieira Morrow         29
30 08/03/1997 Nottingham Forest   H FL 0-0 2-0 38,206 Lukic Dixon Winterburn Keown Marshall Adams Platt Hughes Merson Bergkamp 2(1p) Vieira Morrow         30
31 15/03/1997 Southampton   A FL 1-0 2-0 15,144 Harper Parlour Winterburn Keown Marshall Adams Platt Hughes 1 Shaw 1 Bergkamp Vieira Garde         31
32 24/03/1997 Liverpool   H FL 0-0 1-2 38,068 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Marshall Adams Platt Wright 1 Hughes Bergkamp Vieira Parlour Garde Shaw     32
33 05/04/1997 Chelsea   A FL 1-0 3-0 28,182 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Garde Platt 1 Wright 1 Hughes Bergkamp 1 Vieira Parlour Anelka Selley     33
34 12/04/1997 Leicester City   H FL 1-0 2-0 38,044 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams 1 Platt 1 Wright Hughes Bergkamp Vieira Parlour         34
35 19/04/1997 Blackburn Rovers   H FL 1-1 1-1 38,086 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt 1 Wright Hughes Bergkamp Vieira Parlour         35
36 21/04/1997 Coventry City   A FL 1-1 1-1 19,998 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 1p Merson Bergkamp Vieira Anelka Parlour       36
37 03/05/1997 Newcastle United   H FL 0-1 0-1 38,179 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright Merson Bergkamp Vieira Parlour Anelka       37
38 11/05/1997 Derby County   A FL 0-1 3-1 18,287 Seaman Dixon Winterburn Keown Bould Adams Platt Wright 2 Merson Bergkamp 1 Vieira Anelka Parlour       38
9 13/05/1997 Glasgow Rangers (Scotland)   H Fr 3-1 3-3 20,022 Seaman 1* Parlour Winterburn S.Hughes Bould Marshall Platt Wright 2 Anelka Bergkamp 1 Selley Morrow Limpar Lukic 2* Shaw   9
10 16/05/1997 Watford   A Fr   4-1   Lukic Upson Winterburn S.Hughes 1 Bould Marshall 1 Parlour Platt Anelka Bergkamp 1 Shaw 1 Harper Taylor Woolsey Selley Rankin 10
03/08/1996 - Richard Gough testimonial. 10/08/1996 - John Wark testimonial. 25/09/1996 played at RheinEnergiestadion, Cologne. 13/05/1997 - Nigel Winterburn testimonial. 16/05/1997 - Les Simmons testimonial.