1986–87 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal F.C.
1986–87 season
Manager George Graham
First Division 4th
FA Cup Quarter-finals
League Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League: Martin Hayes (19)
All: Martin Hayes (24)

Arsenal F.C. finished in the top four in their first season under George Graham. This was an improvement on Arsenal's mediocre form of the last few seasons, but was bittersweet as Arsenal had spent a large part of the season at the top of the table before a run of ten matches without a win ended any title hopes Arsenal entertained. The league form was balanced with a trophy to celebrate Graham's first season in charge, with the side winning the League Cup against Liverpool, thanks to a brace from Charlie Nicholas.


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

No. Position Player
England GK John Lukic
Wales GK Rhys Wilmot
England DF Tony Adams (captain)
England DF Viv Anderson
England DF Gus Caesar
England DF Kenny Sansom
England DF Michael Thomas
Republic of Ireland DF David O'Leary
England MF Ian Allinson
England MF Paul Davis
No. Position Player
England MF Perry Groves
England FW Martin Hayes
England MF Graham Rix
England MF David Rocastle
England MF Stewart Robson
England MF Steve Williams
England FW Paul Merson
Scotland FW Charlie Nicholas
Republic of Ireland FW Niall Quinn


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