1950–51 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1950–51 season
Chairman Bracewell Smith
Manager Tom Whittaker
Stadium Highbury
First Division 5th
FA Cup Fifth round
Top goalscorer League:
Doug Lishman (17)
All:
Doug Lishman (17)
Highest home attendance 72,408 vs. Northampton Town (27 January 1951)
Lowest home attendance 32,374 vs. Burnley (16 December 1950)

The 1950–51 season was Arsenal's 31st consecutive season in the top division of English football.

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorer(s) Attendance[1]
19 August 1950 Burnley A W 1–0 Roper 32,957
23 August 1950 Chelsea H D 0–0 61,166
26 August 1950 Tottenham Hotspur H D 2–2 Roper, Barnes (pen.) 64,600
30 August 1950 Chelsea A W 1–0 Cox 48,792
5 September 1950 Sheffield Wednesday H W 3–0 Logie (2), Lishman 45,647
6 September 1950 Everton H W 2–1 Cox, Barnes (pen.) 36,576
9 September 1950 Middlesbrough A L 1–2 Lishman 46,119
13 September 1950 Everton A D 1–1 Goring 47,518
16 September 1950 Huddersfield Town H W 6–2 Goring (3), Logie (2), Lishman 51,518
23 September 1950 Newcastle United A L 1–2 Logie 66,926
30 September 1950 West Bromwich Albion H W 3–0 Lishman (2), Logie 51,928
7 October 1950 Charlton Athletic A W 3–1 Goring, Forbes, Roper 63,539
14 October 1950 Manchester United H W 3–0 Lishman, Goring, own goal 66,150
21 October 1950 Aston Villa A D 1–1 Logie 53,111
28 October 1950 Derby County H W 3–1 Logie, Forbes, Goring 62,889
4 November 1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers A W 1–0 Lishman 55,548
11 November 1950 Sunderland H W 5–1 Lishman (4), Roper 68,682
18 November 1950 Liverpool A W 3–1 Lishman, Logie, Roper 44,193
25 November 1950 Fulham H W 5–1 Lishman (3), Goring, Forbes 41,344
2 December 1950 Bolton Wanderers A L 0–3 40,489
9 December 1950 Blackpool H D 4–4 Lishman, Forbes, Goring, Barnes (pen.) 57,445
16 December 1950 Burnley H L 0–1 32,374
23 December 1950 Tottenham Hotspur A L 0–1 54,896
25 December 1950 Stoke City H L 0–3 36,852
26 December 1950 Stoke City A L 0–1 43,315
30 December 1950 Sheffield Wednesday A W 2–0 Goring (2) 39,583
13 January 1951 Middlesbrough H W 3–1 Lewis (2), Goring 65,083
20 January 1951 Huddersfield Town A D 2–2 Lewis (2) 37,175
3 February 1951 Newcastle United H D 0–0 55,073
17 February 1951 West Bromwich Albion A L 0–2 35,851
24 February 1951 Charlton Athletic H L 2–5 Goring (2) 58,137
3 March 1951 Manchester United A L 1–3 Holton 46,202
10 March 1951 Aston Villa H W 2–1 Lewis (2) 43,747
17 March 1951 Derby County A L 2–4 Lewis, Goring 22,168
23 March 1951 Portsmouth H L 0–1 52,051
24 March 1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers H W 2–1 Holton (2) 54,213
26 March 1951 Portsmouth A D 1–1 Marden 39,189
31 March 1951 Sunderland A W 2–0 Marden, Roper 31,515
7 April 1951 Liverpool H L 1–2 Holton 34,664
14 April 1951 Fulham A L 2–3 Holton, Lewis 34,111
21 April 1951 Bolton Wanderers H D 1–1 Lishman 45,040
2 May 1951 Blackpool A W 1–0 Roper 23,044

FA Cup[edit]

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

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
Third round 6 January 1951 Carlisle United H D 0–0 Milne, Blyth, Turnbull, Woods 57,932
Third round replay 11 January 1951 Carlisle United A W 4–1 Jimmy Logie, Peter Goring, Reg Lewis (2) 21,215
Fourth round 14 January 1951 Northampton Town H W 3–2 Reg Lewis (2), Don Roper 72,408
Fifth round 10 February 1951 Manchester United A L 0–1 55,058

Squad statistics[edit]

Numbers in parentheses denote appearances as substitute.
Players with names in italics and marked * were on loan from another club for the whole of their season with Arsenal.
Pos. Name League FA Cup Friendles Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England George Swindin 21 0 0 0 8 0 29 0
GK England Ted Platt 17 0 4 0 1 (2) 0 22 (2) 0
DF England Walley Barnes 35 3 4 0 7 0 46 3

Source: [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ollier, Fred (1995). Arsenal: A Complete Record (4th ed.). Breedon Books. p. 160. ISBN 1-85983-011-0. 
  2. ^ "Arsenal first team line up (1950–51)". 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.