1923–24 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1923–24 season
Chairman Henry Norris
Manager Leslie Knighton
Stadium Highbury
First Division 19th
FA Cup Second round
London FA Challenge Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Harry Woods (9)

All:
Harry Woods (10)
Highest home attendance 50,000 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (17 November 1923)
Lowest home attendance 15,000 vs. Sheffield United (25 February 1924)

The 1923–24 season was Arsenal's fifth 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
25 August 1923 Newcastle United H 1–4
27 August 1923 West Ham United A 0–1
1 September 1923 Newcastle United A 0–1
8 September 1923 West Bromwich Albion A 0–4
10 September 1923 West Ham United H 4–1
15 September 1923 West Bromwich Albion H 1–0
22 September 1923 Birmingham A 2–0
29 September 1923 Birmingham H 0–0
6 October 1923 Manchester City A 0–1
13 October 1923 Manchester City H 1–2
20 October 1923 Bolton Wanderers A 2–1
27 October 1923 Bolton Wanderers H 0–0
3 November 1923 Middlesbrough H 2–1
10 November 1923 Middlesbrough A 0–0
17 November 1923 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–1
24 November 1923 Tottenham Hotspur A 0–3
1 December 1923 Blackburn Rovers H 2–2
8 December 1923 Blackburn Rovers A 0–2
15 December 1923 Huddersfield Town H 1–3
22 December 1923 Huddersfield Town A 1–6
26 December 1923 Notts County A 2–1
27 December 1923 Notts County H 0–0
29 December 1923 Chelsea H 1–0
5 January 1924 Chelsea A 0–0
19 January 1924 Cardiff City H 1–2
26 January 1924 Cardiff City A 0–4
9 February 1924 Sheffield United A 1–3
16 February 1924 Aston Villa H 0–1
25 February 1924 Sheffield United H 1–3
1 March 1924 Liverpool H 3–1
12 March 1924 Aston Villa A 1–2
15 March 1924 Nottingham Forest A 1–2
22 March 1924 Nottingham Forest H 1–0
2 April 1924 Liverpool A 0–0
5 April 1924 Burnley H] 2–0
12 April 1924 Sunderland H 2–0
18 April 1924 Everton A 1–3
19 April 1924 Sunderland A 1–1
21 April 1924 Everton H 0–1
26 April 1924 Preston North End A 2–0
28 April 1924 Burnley A 1–4
3 May 1924 Preston North End H 1–2

Final League Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GA GD Pts
1 Huddersfield Town 42 15 5 1 35 9 8 6 7 25 24 60 33 1.818 +27 57
2 Cardiff City 42 14 5 2 35 13 8 8 5 26 21 61 34 1.794 +27 57
3 Sunderland 42 12 7 2 38 20 10 2 9 33 34 71 54 1.315 +17 53
4 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 6 2 45 13 5 8 8 23 21 68 34 2.000 +34 50
5 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 39 16 7 7 7 30 33 69 49 1.408 +20 50
6 Aston Villa 42 10 10 1 33 11 8 3 10 19 26 52 37 1.405 +15 49
7 Everton 42 13 7 1 43 18 5 6 10 19 35 62 53 1.170 +9 49
8 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 5 2 40 13 3 6 12 14 37 54 50 1.080 +4 45
9 Newcastle United 42 13 5 3 40 21 4 5 12 20 33 60 54 1.111 +6 44
10 Notts County 42 9 7 5 21 15 5 7 9 23 34 44 49 0.898 –5 42
11 Manchester City 42 11 7 3 34 24 4 5 12 20 47 54 71 0.761 –17 42
12 Liverpool 42 11 5 5 35 20 4 6 11 14 28 49 48 1.021 +1 41
13 West Ham United 42 10 6 5 26 17 3 9 9 14 26 40 43 0.930 –3 41
14 Birmingham 42 10 4 7 25 19 3 9 9 16 30 41 49 0.837 –8 39
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 6 6 30 22 3 8 10 20 34 50 56 0.893 –6 38
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 6 5 43 30 2 8 11 8 32 51 62 0.823 –11 38
17 Burnley 42 10 5 6 39 27 2 7 12 16 33 55 60 0.917 –5 36
18 Preston North End 42 8 4 9 34 27 4 6 11 18 40 52 67 0.776 –15 34
19 Arsenal 42 8 5 8 25 24 4 4 13 15 39 40 63 0.635 –23 33
20 Nottingham Forest 42 7 9 5 19 15 3 3 15 23 49 42 64 0.656 –22 32
21 Chelsea 42 7 9 5 23 21 2 5 14 8 32 31 53 0.585 –22 32
22 Middlesbrough 42 6 4 11 23 23 1 4 16 14 37 37 60 0.617 –23 22

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
Relegated

FA Cup[edit]

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

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 12 January 1924 Luton Town H 4–1 37,500 Milne, Blyth, Turnbull, Woods
R2 14 January 1925 Cardiff City A 0–1 35,000

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 22 October 1923 Tufnell Park H 4–0 4,000 Young, Woods
R2 5 November 1923 Brentford H 3–2 2,500 Woods, Young, Voysey
SF 3 December 1923 Millwall N 2–1 (aet) 3,000 Graham, Young
Final 10 December 1923 Charlton Athletic N 3–1 4,000 Young, Haden

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arsenal first team line up (1923–24)". Andy's Arsenal Resource Website. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.statto.com/football/teams/arsenal/1923-1924/results
  • Soar, Phil & Tyler, Martin (2005). The Official Illustrated History of Arsenal. Hamlyn. ISBN 0-600-61344-5.