1924–25 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1924–25 season
Chairman Henry Norris
Manager Leslie Knighton
Stadium Highbury
First Division 20th
FA Cup First round
London FA Challenge Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Jimmy Brain (12)

All:
Jimmy Brain (14)
Highest home attendance 51,000 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (25 October 1924)
Lowest home attendance 5,582 vs. Chelsea (27 October 1924)

The 1924–25 season was Arsenal's sixth 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
30 August 1924 Nottingham Forest A 2–0
1 September 1924 Manchester City H 1–0
6 September 1924 Liverpool H 2–0
13 September 1924 Newcastle United A 2–2
17 September 1924 Manchester City A 0–2
20 September 1924 Sheffield United H 2–0
27 September 1924 West Ham United A 0–1
4 October 1924 Blackburn Rovers H 1–0
11 October 1924 Huddersfield Town A 0–4
13 October 1924 Bury H 0–1
18 October 1924 Aston Villa H 1–1
25 October 1924 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–0
1 November 1924 Bolton Wanderers A 1–4
8 November 1924 Nots County H 0–1
15 November 1924 Everton A 3–2
22 November 1924 Sunderland H 0–0
29 November 1924 Cardiff City A 1–1
6 December 1924 Preston North End H 4–0
13 December 1924 Burnley A 0–1
20 December 1924 Leeds United H 6–1
25 December 1924 Birmingham A 1–2
26 December 1924 Birmingham H 0–1
27 December 1924 Nottingham Forest H 2–1
3 January 1925 Liverpool A 1–2
17 January 1925 Newcastle United H 0–2
24 January 1925 Sheffield United A 1–2
7 February 1925 Blackburn Rovers A 0–1
14 February 1925 Huddersfield Town H 0–5
28 February 1925 Tottenham Hotspur A 0–2
7 March 1925 Bolton Wanderers H 1–0
14 March 1925 Notts County A 1–2
21 March 1925 Everton H 3–1
23 March 1925 West Ham United H 1–2
28 March 1925 Sunderland A 0–2
1 April 1925 Aston Villa A 0–1
4 April 1925 Cardiff City H 1–1
11 April 1925 Preston North End A 0–2
13 April 1925 West Bromwich Albion A 0–2
14 April 1925 West Bromwich Albion H 2–0
18 April 1925 Burnley H 5–0
25 April 1925 Leeds United A 0–1
2 May 1925 Bury A 0–2

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 10 8 3 31 10 11 8 2 38 18 69 28 2.464 +41 58
2 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 6 2 40 17 10 4 7 18 17 58 34 1.706 +24 56
3 Bolton Wanderers 42 18 2 1 61 13 4 9 8 15 21 76 34 2.235 +42 55
4 Liverpool 42 13 5 3 43 20 7 5 9 20 35 63 55 1.145 +8 50
5 Bury 42 13 4 4 35 20 4 11 6 19 31 54 51 1.059 +3 49
6 Newcastle United 42 11 6 4 43 18 5 10 6 18 24 61 42 1.452 +19 48
7 Sunderland 42 13 6 2 39 14 6 4 11 25 37 64 51 1.255 +13 48
8 Birmingham 42 10 8 3 27 17 7 4 10 22 36 49 53 0.925 –4 46
9 Notts County 42 11 6 4 29 12 5 7 9 13 19 42 31 1.355 +11 45
10 Manchester City 42 11 7 3 44 29 6 2 13 32 39 76 68 1.118 +8 43
11 Cardiff City 42 11 5 5 35 19 5 6 10 21 32 56 51 1.098 +5 43
12 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 8 4 32 16 6 4 11 20 27 52 43 1.209 +9 42
13 West Ham United 42 12 7 2 37 12 3 5 13 25 48 62 60 1.033 +2 42
14 Sheffield United 42 10 5 6 34 25 3 8 10 21 38 55 63 0.873 –8 39
15 Aston Villa 42 10 7 4 34 25 3 6 12 24 46 58 71 0.817 –13 39
16 Blackburn Rovers 42 7 6 8 31 26 4 7 10 22 40 53 66 0.803 –13 35
17 Everton 42 11 4 6 25 20 1 7 13 15 40 40 60 0.667 –20 35
18 Leeds United 42 9 8 4 29 17 2 4 15 17 42 46 59 0.780 –13 34
19 Burnley 42 7 8 6 28 31 4 4 13 18 44 46 75 0.613 –29 34
20 Arsenal 42 12 3 6 33 17 2 2 17 13 41 46 58 0.793 –12 33
21 Preston North End 42 8 2 11 29 35 2 4 15 8 39 37 74 0.500 –37 26
22 Nottingham Forest 42 5 6 10 17 23 1 6 14 12 42 29 65 0.446 –36 24

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 14 January 1925 West Ham United A 0–0 26,000
R1 R 21 January 1925 West Ham United H 2–2 34,160 Brain (2)
R1 2R 26 January 1925 West Ham United N 0–1 36,955

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 27 October 1924 Chelsea H 2–0 5,582 Brain, Woods
R2 10 November 1924 West Ham United A 1–4 34,160 Mackie (penalty)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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