1922–23 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1922–23 season
Chairman Henry Norris
Manager Leslie Knighton
Stadium Highbury
First Division 11th
FA Cup First round
London FA Challenge Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Bob Turnbull (20)

All:
Bob Turnbull (21)
Highest home attendance 55,000 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (30 September 1922)
Lowest home attendance 11,027 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (23 November 1922)

The 1922–23 season was Arsenal's fourth consecutive season in the top division of English football.[1]

Results[edit]

Arsenal's score comes first[2]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
26 August 1922 Liverpool A 2–5
28 August 1922 Burnley H 1–1
2 September 1922 Liverpool H 1–0
4 September 1922 Burnley A 1–4
9 September 1922 Cardiff City A 1–4
16 September 1922 Cardiff City H 2–1
23 September 1922 Tottenham Hotspur A 2–1
30 September 1922 Tottenham Hotspur H 0–2
2 October 1922 Sheffield United A 1–2
7 October 1922 West Bromwich Albion H 3–1
14 October 1922 West Bromwich Albion A 0–7
21 October 1922 Newcastle United A 1–1
28 October 1922 Newcastle United H 1–2
4 November 1922 Everton A 0–1
11 November 1922 Everton H 1–2
18 November 1922 Sunderland A 3–3
25 November 1922 Sunderland H 2–3
2 December 1922 Birmingham A 2–3
9 December 1922 Birmingham H 1–0
16 December 1922 Huddersfield Town H 1–1
23 December 1922 Huddersfield Town A 0–4
25 December 1922 Bolton Wanderers A 1–4
26 December 1922 Bolton Wanderers H 5–0
30 December 1922 Stoke H 3–0
1 January 1923 Blackburn Rovers A 5–0
6 January 1923 Stoke A 0–1
20 January 1923 Manchester City H 1–0
27 January 1923 Manchester City A 0–0
3 February 1923 Nottingham Forest A 1–2
10 February 1923 Nottingham Forest H 2–0
17 February 1923 Chelsea A 0–0
24 February 1923 Chelsea H 3–1
3 March 1923 Middlesbrough A 0–2
10 March 1923 Middlesbrough H 3–0
17 March 1923 Oldham Athletic H 2–0
24 March 1923 Oldham Athletic A 0–0
31 March 1923 Aston Villa H 2–0
2 April 1923 Blackburn Rovers H 1–1
7 April 1923 Aston Villa A 1–1
14 April 1923 Preston North End H 1–1
21 April 1923 Preston North End A 2–1
28 April 1923 Sheffield United H 2–0

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 17 3 1 50 13 9 5 7 20 18 70 31 2.258 +39 60
2 Sunderland 42 15 5 1 50 25 7 5 9 22 29 72 54 1.333 +18 54
3 Huddersfield Town 42 14 2 5 35 15 7 9 5 25 17 60 32 1.875 +28 53
4 Newcastle United 42 13 6 2 31 11 5 6 10 14 26 45 37 1.216 +8 48
5 Everton 42 14 4 3 41 20 6 3 12 22 39 63 59 1.068 +4 47
6 Aston Villa 42 15 3 3 42 11 3 7 11 22 40 64 51 1.255 +13 46
7 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 7 2 38 10 5 4 12 20 39 58 49 1.184 +9 45
8 Manchester City 42 14 6 1 38 16 3 5 13 12 33 50 49 1.020 +1 45
9 Cardiff City 42 15 2 4 51 18 3 5 13 22 41 73 59 1.237 +14 43
10 Sheffield United 42 11 7 3 41 20 5 3 13 27 44 68 64 1.063 +4 42
11 Arsenal 42 13 4 4 38 16 3 6 12 23 46 61 62 0.984 –1 42
12 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 3 7 34 22 6 4 11 16 28 50 50 1.000 0 41
13 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 36 17 3 4 14 14 41 50 58 0.862 –8 40
14 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 7 2 32 19 2 5 14 15 43 47 62 0.758 –15 40
15 Burnley 42 12 3 6 39 24 4 3 14 19 35 58 59 0.983 –1 38
16 Preston North End 42 12 3 6 41 26 1 8 12 19 38 60 64 0.938 –4 37
17 Birmingham 42 10 4 7 25 19 3 7 11 16 38 41 57 0.719 –16 37
18 Middlesbrough 42 11 4 6 41 25 2 6 13 16 38 57 63 0.905 –6 36
19 Chelsea 42 5 13 3 29 20 4 5 12 16 33 45 53 0.849 –8 36
20 Nottingham Forest 42 12 2 7 25 23 1 6 14 16 47 41 70 0.586 –29 34
21 Stoke 42 7 9 5 28 19 3 1 17 19 48 47 67 0.701 –20 30
22 Oldham Athletic 42 9 6 6 21 20 1 4 16 14 45 35 65 0.538 –30 30

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 13 January 1923 Liverpool A 0–0 37,000
R2 17 January 1923 Liverpool H 1–4 39,000 Turnbull

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 23 October 1922 Chelsea H 3–2 11,027 Graham (pen.), Roe, Paterson
R2 30 October 1922 West Ham United A 0–1 2,500

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Soar, Phil & Tyler, Martin (2005). The Official Illustrated History of Arsenal. Hamlyn. ISBN 0-600-61344-5.