1925–26 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1925–26 season
Chairman Henry Norris
Manager Herbert Chapman
Stadium Highbury
First Division 2nd
FA Cup Sixth round
London FA Challenge Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Jimmy Brain (34)

All:
Jimmy Brain (37)
Highest home attendance 71,446 vs. Aston Villa (24 February 1926)
Lowest home attendance 3,897 vs. Fulham (12 October 1925)

The 1925–26 season was Arsenal's seventh 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
29 August 1925 Tottenham Hotspur H 0–1
31 August 1925 Leciester City H 2–2
5 September 1925 Manchester United A 1–0
7 September 1925 Leicester City A 1–0
12 September 1925 Liverpool H 1–1
19 September 1925 Burnley A 2–2
21 September 1925 West Ham United H 3–2
26 September 1925 Leeds United H 4–1
3 October 1925 Newcastle United A 0–7
5 October 1925 West Ham United A 4–0
10 October 1925 Bolton Wanderers H 2–3
17 October 1925 Cardiff City H 5–0
24 October 1925 Sheffield United A 0–4
31 October 1925 Everton H 4–1
7 November 1925 Manchester City A 5–2
14 November 1925 Bury H 6–1
21 November 1925 Blackburn Rovers A 3–2
28 November 1925 Sunderland H 2–0
5 December 1925 Huddersfield Town A 2–2
12 December 1925 West Bromwich Albion H 1–0
19 December 1925 Birmingham A 0–1
25 December 1925 Notts County H 3–0
26 December 1926 Notts County A 1–4
2 January 1926 Totenham Hotspur A 1–1
16 January 1926 Manchester United H 3–2
23 January 1926 Liverpool A 0–3
3 February 1926 Burnley H 1–2
6 February 1926 Leeds United A 2–4
13 February 1926 Newcastle United H 3–0
27 February 1926 Cardiff City A 0–0
13 March 1926 Everton A 3–2
17 March 1926 Sheffield United H 4–0
20 March 1926 Manchester City H 1–0
27 March 1926 Bury A 2–2
2 April 1926 Aston Villa A 0–2
3 April 1926 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1
5 April 1926 Aston Villa H 2–0
10 April 1926 Sunderland A 1–2
17 April 1926 Huddersfield Town H 3–1
24 April 1926 West Bromwich Albion A 1–2
28 April 1926 Bolton Wanderers A 1–1
1 May 1926 Birmingham H 3–0

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 14 6 1 50 17 9 5 7 42 43 92 60 1.533 +32 57
2 Arsenal 42 16 2 3 57 19 6 6 9 30 44 87 63 1.381 +24 52
3 Sunderland 42 17 2 2 67 30 4 4 13 29 50 96 80 1.200 +16 48
4 Bury 42 12 4 5 55 34 8 3 10 30 43 85 77 1.104 +8 47
5 Sheffield United 42 15 3 3 72 29 4 5 12 30 53 102 82 1.244 +20 46
6 Aston Villa 42 12 7 2 56 25 4 5 12 30 51 86 76 1.132 +10 44
7 Liverpool 42 9 8 4 43 27 5 8 8 27 36 70 63 1.111 +7 44
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 46 31 6 4 11 29 45 75 76 0.987 –1 44
9 Manchester United 42 12 4 5 40 26 7 2 12 26 47 66 73 0.904 –7 44
10 Newcastle United 42 13 3 5 59 33 3 7 11 25 42 84 75 1.120 +9 42
11 Everton 42 9 9 3 42 26 3 9 9 30 44 72 70 1.029 +2 42
12 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 6 4 59 33 4 5 12 32 47 91 80 1.138 +11 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 5 3 59 29 3 3 15 20 49 79 78 1.013 +1 40
14 Birmingham 42 14 2 5 35 25 2 6 13 31 56 66 81 0.815 –15 40
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 4 6 45 36 4 5 12 21 43 66 79 0.835 –13 39
16 Cardiff City 42 8 5 8 30 25 8 2 11 31 51 61 76 0.803 –15 39
17 Leicester City 42 11 3 7 42 32 3 7 11 28 48 70 80 0.875 –10 38
18 West Ham United 42 14 2 5 45 27 1 5 15 18 49 63 76 0.829 –13 37
19 Leeds United 42 11 5 5 38 28 3 3 15 26 48 64 76 0.842 –12 36
20 Burnley 42 7 7 7 43 35 6 3 12 42 73 85 108 0.787 –23 36
21 Manchester City 42 8 7 6 48 42 4 4 13 41 58 89 100 0.890 –11 35
22 Notts County 42 11 4 6 37 26 2 3 16 17 48 54 74 0.730 –20 33

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 third round, in which they were drawn to face Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 9 January 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1–1 42,083 Brain
R3 R 13 January 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1–0 42,823 Baker
R4 30 January 1926 Blackburn Rovers H 3–1 44,836 Brain, Haden, own goal
R5 20 February 1926 Aston Villa A 1–1 55,400 Buchan
R5 R 24 February 1926 Aston Villa H 2–0 71,446 Brain, Paterson
R6 6 March 1926 Swansea Town A 1–2 25,198 Mackie

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 14 September 1925 London Caledonians H 3–2 5,000 Baker, Cock, Brain
R2 12 October 1925 Fulham H 4–0 3,897 Brain (3), Haden
SF 26 October 1925 Millwall N 3–1 ? Woods, Neil, Brain
F 9 November 1925 West Ham United N 1–2 6,000 Brain

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arsenal first team line up (1924–25)". 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.