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]

Football League First Division[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Arsenal entered the FA Cup in the third round, in which they were drawn to face Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
Third round 9 January 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers A D 1–1 Brain 42,083
Third round replay 13 January 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers H W 1–0 Baker 42,823
Fourth round 30 January 1926 Blackburn Rovers A W 3–1 Brain, Haden, own goal 44,836
Fifth round 20 February 1926 Aston Villa A D 1–1 Buchan 55,400
Fifth round replay 24 February 1926 Aston Villa H W 2–0 Brain, Paterson 71,446
Sixth round 6 March 1926 Swansea Town A L 1–2 Mackie 25,198

London FA Challenge Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
First round 14 September 1925 London Caledonians H W 3–2 Cock, Brain 5,000
Second round 12 October 1925 Fulham H W 4–0 Brain (3), Haden 3,897
Semi-final 26 October 1925 Millwall N W 3–1 Woods, Neil, Brain ?
Final 9 November 1925 West Ham United N L 1–2 Brain 6,000

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.