1987–88 Arsenal F.C. season

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Arsenal
1987–88 season
Chairman Peter Hill-Wood
Manager George Graham
Stadium Highbury
First Division 6th
FA Cup Quarter-finals
League Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Alan Smith (11)
All:
Alan Smith (16)
Highest home attendance 54,703 vs. Liverpool
(15 August 1987)
Lowest home attendance 18,321 vs. Doncaster Rovers
(6 October 1987)
Average home league attendance 30,111

The 1987–88 season was Arsenal's 68th season in the top flight of English football.

FA Cup[edit]

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

Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance
Third round 9 January 1988 Millwall H W 2–0 Hayes, Rocastle 42,083
Fourth round 30 January 1988 Brighton & Hove Albion A W 2–1 Richardson, Groves 26,467
Fifth round 20 February 1988 Manchester United H W 2–1 Smith, o.g. 54,161
Quarter-finals 12 March 1988 Nottingham Forest H L 1–2 Rocastle 50,157

See also[edit]