1921–22 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1921–22 season
Chairman Henry Norris
Manager Leslie Knighton
Stadium Highbury
First Division 17th
FA Cup Fourth round
London FA Challenge Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Henry White (14)

All:
Henry White (19)
Highest home attendance 42,000 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (22 April 1922)
Lowest home attendance 12,000 vs. Liverpool (22 March 1922)

The 1921–22 season was Arsenal's third consecutive season in the top division of English football.[1]

Results[edit]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
27 August 1921 Sheffield United H 1–2
29 August 1921 Preston North End A 2–3
3 September 1921 Sheffield United A 1–4
5 September 1921 Preston North End H 1–0
10 September 1921 Manchester City A 0–2
17 September 1921 Manchester City H 0–1
24 September 1921 Everton A 1–1
1 October 1921 Everton H 1–0
8 October 1921 Sunderland A 0–1
15 October 1921 Sunderland H 1–2
22 October 1921 Huddersfield Town A 0–2
29 October 1921 Huddersfield Town H 1–3
5 November 1921 Birmingham A 1–0
12 November 1921 Birmingham H 5–2
19 November 1921 Bolton Wanderers A 0–1
3 December 1921 Blackburn Rovers A 1–0
10 December 1921 Blackburn Rovers H 1–1
12 December 1921 Bolton Wanderer H 1–1
17 December 1921 Oldham Athletic A 1–2
24 December 1921 Oldham Athletic H 0–1
26 December 1921 Cardiff City H 0–0
27 December 1921 Cardiff City A 3–4
31 December 1921 Chelsea A 2–0
14 January 1922 Chelsea H 1–0
21 January 1922 Burnley H 0–0
4 February 1922 Newcastle United H 2–1
11 February 1922 Newcastle United A 1–3
20 February 1922 Burnley A 0–1
25 February 1922 Liverpool A 0–4
11 March 1922 Manchester United A 0–1
18 March 1922 Aston Villa A 0–2
22 March 1922 Liverpool H 1–0
25 March 1922 Aston Villa H 2–0
1 March 1922 Middlesbrough H 2–2
5 April 1922 Manchester United H 3–1
8 April 1922 Middlesbrough A 2–4
15 April 1922 Tottenham Hotspur A 0–2
17 April 1922 West Bromwich Albion A 3–0
18 April 1922 West Bromwich Albion H 2–2
22 April 1922 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–0
29 April 1922 Bradford City A 2–0
6 May 1922 Bradford City H 1–0

Final League Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 42 15 4 2 43 15 7 9 5 20 21 63 36 1.750 +27 57
2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 3 3 43 17 6 6 9 22 22 65 39 1.667 +26 51
3 Burnley 42 16 3 2 49 18 6 2 13 23 36 72 54 1.333 +18 49
4 Cardiff City 42 13 2 6 40 26 6 8 7 21 27 61 53 1.151 +8 48
5 Aston Villa 42 16 3 2 50 19 6 0 15 24 36 74 55 1.345 +19 47
6 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 4 5 40 24 8 3 10 28 35 68 59 1.153 +9 47
7 Newcastle United 42 11 5 5 36 19 7 5 9 23 26 59 45 1.311 +14 46
8 Middlesbrough 42 12 6 3 46 19 4 8 9 33 50 79 69 1.145 +10 46
9 Chelsea 42 9 6 6 17 16 8 6 7 23 27 40 43 0.930 –3 46
10 Manchester City 42 13 7 1 44 21 5 2 14 21 49 65 70 0.929 –5 45
11 Sheffield United 42 11 3 7 32 17 4 7 10 27 37 59 54 1.093 +5 40
12 Sunderland 42 13 4 4 46 23 3 4 14 14 39 60 62 0.968 –2 40
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 8 6 7 26 23 7 4 10 25 40 51 63 0.810 –12 40
14 Huddersfield Town 42 12 3 6 33 14 3 6 12 20 40 53 54 0.981 –1 39
15 Blackburn Rovers 42 7 6 8 35 31 6 6 9 19 26 54 57 0.947 –3 38
16 Preston North End 42 12 7 2 33 20 1 5 15 9 45 42 65 0.646 –23 38
17 Arsenal 42 10 6 5 27 19 5 1 15 20 37 47 56 0.839 –9 37
18 Birmingham 42 9 2 10 25 29 6 5 10 23 31 48 60 0.800 –12 37
19 Oldham Athletic 42 8 7 6 21 15 5 4 12 17 35 38 50 0.760 –12 37
20 Everton 42 10 7 4 42 22 2 5 14 15 33 57 55 1.036 +2 36
21 Bradford City 42 8 5 8 28 30 3 5 13 20 42 48 72 0.667 –24 32
22 Manchester United 42 7 7 7 25 26 1 5 15 16 47 41 73 0.562 –32 28
  • Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Key
League Champions
FA Cup Winners
Welsh Cup winners
Relegated

FA Cup[edit]

Arsenal entered the FA Cup in the first round proper, in which they were drawn to face Liverpool.

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 7 January 1922 Queens Park Rangers H 0–0 31,000
R1:R 11 January 1922 Queens Park Rangers A 2–1 21,411 Milne, Graham (pen.)
R2 28 January 1922 Bradford Park Avenue A 3–2 10,400 Blyth, White (2)
R3 18 February 1922 Leicester City H 3–0 39,421 Rutherford, White (2)
R4 4 March 1922 Preston North End H 1–1 37,517 White
R4:R 8 March 1922 Preston North End A 1–2 (aet) 30,000 Blyth

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 17 October 1921 Barking H 5–2 4,500 White (2), Baker (2), Butler
R2 31 October 1921 Queen's Park Rangers A 2–0 5,000 Blyth, White
SF 14 November 1921 Tottenham Hotspur N 0–0[a] 12,000
SF R 21 November 1921 Tottenham Hotspur N 2–1 9,029 Henderson, Butler
Final 8 May 1922 Crystal Palace N 1–0 12,000 Hutchins (pen.)
  • 1 Match was abandoned 5 minutes after extra time.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arsenal first team line up (1921–22)". Andy's Arsenal Resource Website. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  • Soar, Phil & Tyler, Martin (2005). The Official Illustrated History of Arsenal. Hamlyn. ISBN 0-600-61344-5.