1975–76 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1975–76 season
ChairmanDenis Hill-Wood
ManagerBertie Mee
First Division17th
FA CupThird round
League CupSecond round

During the 1975–76 English football season, Arsenal F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
15 Newcastle United 42 15 9 18 71 62 1.145 39
16 Aston Villa 42 11 17 14 51 59 0.864 39
17 Arsenal 42 13 10 19 47 53 0.887 36
18 West Ham United 42 13 10 19 48 71 0.676 36
19 Birmingham City 42 13 7 22 57 75 0.760 33

Results[edit]

Arsenal's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
16 August 1975 Burnley A 0–0
19 August 1975 Sheffield United A 3–1 Rice, Kidd, Brady
23 August 1975 Stoke City H 0–1
26 August 1975 Norwich City H 2–1 Kelly, Ball
30 August 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0–0
6 September 1975 Leicester City H 1–1 Stapleton
13 September 1975 Aston Villa A 0–2
20 September 1975 Everton H 2–2 Stapleton, Kidd
27 September 1975 Tottenham Hotspur A 0–0
4 October 1975 Manchester City H 2–3 Ball, Cropley
11 October 1975 Coventry City H 5–0 Ball, Cropley (2), Kidd (2)
18 October 1975 Manchester United A 1–3 Kelly
25 October 1975 Middlesbrough H 2–1 Cropley, Hornsby
1 November 1975 Newcastle United A 0–2
8 November 1975 Derby County H 0–1
15 November 1975 Birmingham City A 1–3 Ball
22 November 1975 Manchester United H 3–1 Ball, Armstrong, Greenhoff o.g.
29 November 1975 West Ham United A 0–1
2 December 1975 Liverpool A 2–2 47,751 Ball, Kidd
6 December 1975 Leeds United H 1–2 Brady
13 December 1975 Stoke City A 1–2 Armstrong
20 December 1975 Burnley H 1–0 Radford
26 December 1975 Ipswich Town A 0–2
27 December 1975 Queen's Park Rangers H 2–0 Ball, Kidd
10 January 1976 Aston Villa H 0–0
17 January 1976 Leicester City A 1–2 Ross
31 January 1976 Sheffield United H 1–0 Brady
7 February 1976 Norwich City A 1–3 Kidd
18 February 1976 Derby County A 0–2
21 February 1976 Birmingham City H 1–0 Brady
24 February 1976 Liverpool H 1–0 Radford
28 February 1976 Middlesbrough A 1–0 Radford
13 March 1976 Coventry City A 1–1 Powling
16 March 1976 Newcastle United H 0–0
20 March 1976 West Ham United H 6–1 Armstrong, Ball (2), Kidd (3)
27 March 1976 Leeds United A 0–3
3 April 1976 Tottenham Hotspur H 0–2
10 April 1976 Everton A 0–0
13 April 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2–1 Cropley, Mancini
17 April 1976 Ipswich Town H 1–2 26,659 Stapleton
19 April 1976 Queen's Park Rangers A 1–2 Kidd
24 April 1976 Manchester City A 1–3 Armstrong

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 3 January 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0–3

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 9 September 1975 Everton A 2–2 Cropley, Stapleton
R2R 23 September 1975 Everton H 0–1

Squad[edit]

[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
- GK England ENG Jimmy Rimmer
- DF Northern Ireland NIR Pat Rice
- DF Republic of Ireland IRL David O'Leary
- DF England ENG Peter Simpson
- DF Northern Ireland NIR Sammy Nelson
- MF Republic of Ireland IRL Liam Brady
- MF England ENG Trevor Ross
- MF England ENG Alan Hudson
- FW Republic of Ireland IRL Frank Stapleton
- FW England ENG Malcolm Macdonald
- MF England ENG George Armstrong
No. Pos. Nation Player
- MF England ENG Alan Ball
- DF England ENG Pat Howard
- MF England ENG John Matthews
- DF Scotland SCO Willie Young
- DF England ENG Richie Powling
- DF England ENG Peter Storey
- MF England ENG David Price
- DF England ENG Wilf Rostron
- MF England ENG Graham Rix
- MF Scotland SCO Alex Cropley
- FW England ENG John Radford

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)