1966–67 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1966–67 season
Chairman Denis Hill-Wood
Manager Bertie Mee
First Division 7th
FA Cup Fifth Round
League Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League:
Ray Kennedy (19)

All:
Ray Kennedy (26)
Home colours
Away colours

During the 1966–67 English football season, Arsenal F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GA GD Pts
1 Manchester United 42 17 4 0 51 13 7 8 6 33 32 84 45 1.867 +39 60
2 Nottingham Forest 42 16 4 1 41 13 7 6 8 23 28 64 41 1.561 +23 56
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 3 3 44 21 9 5 7 27 27 71 48 1.479 +23 56
4 Leeds United 42 15 4 2 41 17 7 7 7 21 25 62 42 1.476 +20 55
5 Liverpool 42 12 7 2 36 17 7 6 8 28 30 64 47 1.362 +17 51
6 Everton 42 11 4 6 39 22 8 6 7 26 24 65 46 1.413 +19 48
7 Arsenal 42 11 6 4 32 20 5 8 8 26 27 58 47 1.234 +11 46
8 Leicester City 42 12 4 5 47 28 6 4 11 31 43 78 71 1.099 +7 44
9 Chelsea 42 7 9 5 33 29 8 5 8 34 33 67 62 1.081 +5 44
10 Sheffield United 42 11 5 5 34 22 5 5 11 18 37 52 59 0.881 +11 42
11 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 7 5 39 19 5 6 10 17 28 56 47 1.191 +9 41
12 Stoke City 42 11 5 5 40 21 6 2 13 23 37 63 58 1.086 +5 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 1 9 40 28 5 6 10 37 45 77 73 1.055 +4 39
14 Burnley 42 11 4 6 43 28 4 5 12 23 48 66 76 0.868 –10 39
15 Manchester City 42 8 9 4 27 25 4 6 11 16 27 43 52 0.827 –9 39
16 West Ham United 42 8 6 7 40 31 6 2 13 40 53 80 84 0.952 –4 36
17 Sunderland 42 12 3 6 39 26 2 5 14 19 46 58 72 0.806 –14 36
18 Fulham 42 8 7 6 49 34 3 5 13 22 49 71 83 0.855 –22 34
19 Southampton 42 10 3 8 49 41 4 3 14 25 51 74 92 0.804 –28 34
20 Newcastle United 42 9 5 7 24 27 3 4 14 15 54 39 81 0.481 –42 33
21 Aston Villa 42 7 5 9 30 33 4 2 15 24 52 54 85 0.635 –31 29
22 Blackpool 42 1 5 15 18 36 5 4 12 23 40 41 76 0.539 –35 21

P = 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, qualified for European Cup
FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
qualified for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1967–68
Relegated

Results[edit]

Arsenal's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
20 August 1966 Sunderland A 3–1
23 August 1966 West Ham United H 2–1
27 August 1966 Aston Villa H 1–0
29 August 1966 West Ham United A 2–2
3 September 1966 Tottenham Hotspur A 1–3
6 September 1966 Sheffield Wednesday H 1–1
10 September 1966 Manchester City A 1–1
17 September 1966 Blackpool H 1–1
24 September 1966 Chelsea A 1–3
1 October 1966 Leicester City H 2–4
8 October 1966 Newcastle United H 2–0
15 October 1966 Leeds United A 1–3
22 October 1966 West Bromwich Albion H 2–3
29 October 1966 Manchester United A 0–1
5 November 1966 Leeds United H 0–1
12 November 1966 Everton A 0–0
19 November 1966 Fulham H 1–0
26 November 1966 Nottingham Forest A 1–2
3 December 1966 Burnley H 0–0
10 December 1966 Sheffield United A 1–1
17 December 1966 Sunderland H 2–0
26 December 1966 Southampton H 4–1
27 December 1966 Southampton A 1–2
31 December 1966 Aston Villa A 1–0
7 January 1967 Tottenham Hotspur H 0–2
14 January 1967 Manchester City H 1–0
21 January 1967 Blackpool A 3–0
4 February 1967 Chelsea H 2–1
11 February 1967 Leicester City A 1–2
25 February 1967 Newcastle United A 1–2
3 March 1967 Manchester United H 1–1
18 March 1967 West Bromwich Albion A 1–0
25 March 1967 Sheffield United H 2–0
27 March 1967 Liverpool A 0–0
28 March 1967 Liverpool H 1–1
1 April 1967 Stoke City A 2–2
19 April 1967 Fulham A 0–0
22 April 1967 Nottingham Forest H 1–1
25 April 1967 Everton H 3–1
29 April 1967 Burnley A 4–1
6 May 1967 Stoke City H 3–1
13 May 1967 Sheffield Wednesday A 1–1

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R3 28 January 1967 Bristol Rovers A 3–0
R4 18 February 1967 Bolton Wanderers A 0–0
R4 R 22 February 1967 Bolton Wanderers H 3–0
R5 11 March 196 Birmingham City A 0–1

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R2 13 September 1966 Gillingham H 1–1
R2 R 21 September 1966 Gillingham A 1–1 (aet)
R2 2R 28 September 1966 Gillingham H 5–0
R3 5 October 1966 West Ham United H 1–3

Squad[edit]

[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
- Scotland GK Bob Wilson
- England GK Geoff Barnett
- Northern Ireland DF Pat Rice
- Scotland DF Frank McLintock
- England DF Peter Simpson
- England DF Bob McNab
- Northern Ireland DF Sammy Nelson
- Wales DF John Roberts
- England MF George Armstrong
- Scotland MF George Graham
- England MF Jon Sammels
No. Position Player
- England MF Peter Storey
- Scotland MF Eddie Kelly
- England FW Ray Kennedy
- England FW John Radford
- England FW Charlie George
- Scotland FW Peter Marinello

References[edit]