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Club Records

Tutti i records del club e dei giocatori

Goalscorers

Most goals overall: 228 Thierry Henry

Most Premier League goals: 175 Thierry Henry

Most League goals: 175 Thierry Henry

Most FA Cup goals: 26 Cliff Bastin

Most League Cup goals: 29 Ian Wright

Most overall European goals: 42 Thierry Henry

Most UEFA Champions League goals: 35 Thierry Henry

Players to score 100 goals for Arsenal

Name Total Goals Total games 100th goal game
Thierry Henry 228 377 181
Ian Wright 185 288 143
Cliff Bastin 178 396 174
John Radford 149 481 306
Jimmy Brain 139 232 144
Ted Drake 139 184 108
Doug Lishman 137 244 163
Robin van Persie 132 278 238
Joe Hulme 125 374 307
David Jack 124 208 156
Dennis Bergkamp 120 423 296
Reg Lewis 118 176 152
Alan Smith 115 347 251
Jack Lambert 109 161 149
Frank Stapleton 108 300 276
David Herd 107 180 165
Joe Baker 100 156 152

Most goals in a season: 44 Ted Drake
(1934/35 (42 Lge, 1FAC, 1C.Shield)

Most League goals in a season: 42 Ted Drake (1934/35)

Most Premier League goals in a season:
30 Robin van Persie 2011/12
30 Thierry Henry 2003/2004

Most goals in any match by an AFC player: 7 Ted Drake
(Aston Villa (a) 14 Dec 1935 won 7-1 Lge)

Youngest goalscorer overall: Cesc Fabregas
(16 years 212 days v Wolves (h) (Lge Cup) 2 Dec 2003 w5-1)

Youngest goalscorer in League: Cesc Fabregas
(17 years 113 days v Blackburn (h) (Lge) 25Aug 2004 w3-0)

Youngest goalscorer in Europe: Cesc Fabregas
(17 years 217 days v Rosenborg (h) (UCL Grp Stge) 7 Dec 2004 won 5-1)

Youngest goalscorer in FA Cup: Cliff Bastin
(17 years 303 days v Chelsea (h) FAC3 11 Jan 1930 won 2-0)

Youngest goalscorer in League Cup: Cesc Fabregas
(16 years 212 days v Wolves (h) (Lge Cup) 2 Dec 2003 won 5-1)

Youngest scorer of hat-trick: John Radford
(17 years 315 days v Wolves (h) Lge 2 Jan 1965 won 4-1)

Most consecutive matches scored in: 9 David Jack
(all league matches) Between 24th Oct 1931 – 19th Dec 1931. (scored 14 goals in those matches)

Most consecutive appearances scored in: 12 Ian Wright
Between 15th Sept 1994 – 23rd Nov 1994 (scored 16 goals in those matches)

Top Club hat-trick scorers

Name Years Hat-tricks
Jimmy Brain (1921-31) 12
Jack Lambert (1926-33) 12
Ted Drake (1934-45) 11
Ian Wright (1991-98) 11
Thierry Henry (1999-2012) 9
Doug Lishman (1948-56) 8
David Herd (1954-61) 7
David Jack (1928-34) 7
John Radford (1962-76) 7
Joe Baker (1962-66) 5
Ronnie Rooke (1946-49) 5

Appereances

Most Overall: 772 David O’Leary

Most League: 558 David O’Leary

Most Premier League: 333 Ray Parlour

Most Europe: 86 Thierry Henry

Most Champions League: 78 Thierry Henry

Most League Cup: 70 David O’Leary

Most consecutive: 172 Tom Parker (3 April 1926 – 26 December 1929)

Arsenal’s top 10 appearance makers

Name Appearances
David O’Leary 722
Tony Adams 669
George Armstrong 621
Lee Dixon 619
Nigel Winterburn 584
David Seaman 564
Pat Rice 528
Peter Storey 501
John Radford 481
Peter Simpson 477

YOUNGEST

Overall: Cesc Fabregas
(16 years 177 days, Rotherham Utd (h) Lge Cup(3) 28 Oct 2003) (Started match)

In League: Jack Wilshere
(16 years 256 days, Blackburn (a) Lge 13 Sept 2008) (Came on as sub)

In Premier League: Jack Wilshere
(16 years and 256 days, Blackburn R (a) Lge 13 Sept 2008) (Came on as sub)

In Europe: Jack Wilshere
(16 years 329 days, Dynamo Kyiv (h) UCL Group Stge 25 Nov 2008) (Came on as sub)

In FA Cup: Jack Wilshere
(17 years 2 days v Plymouth A (h) FAC3, 3 Jan 2009) (Came on as sub)

OLDEST

Overall: Jock Rutherford
(41 years 159 days, v Man City (h) 20 March 1926) (Started match)

In League: Jock Rutherford
(41 years 159 days, v Man City (h) 20 March 1926) (Started match)

In Premier League: Jens Lehmann
(41 years 151 days v Blackpool (a) 10 April 2011) (Started match)

In Europe: John Lukic
(39 years 311 days, v Lazio (a) UCL Grp Stage 17 Oct 2000) (Started match)

HOME ATTENDANCES – HIGHEST

Highbury
73,295 v Sunderland 9 March 1935 (League)

Emirates Stadium
60,161 v Manchester United 3 November 2007 (Premier League)

Wembley Stadium
73,707 v RC Lens 25 November 1998 (Champions League)

HOME ATTENDANCES – LOWEST

Highbury
4,554 v Leeds United 5 May 1966 (League)

Emirates Stadium
46,539 v Shrewsbury Town 20 September 2011 (League Cup)

Wembley Stadium
71,227 v AIK Solna 22 September 1999 (Champions League)

Firsts

First competitive match (as Woolwich Arsenal):
v Newcastle Utd (h) – Manor Ground Plumstead 2 Sept 1893 – League (Second Divison) Drew 2-2 (W Shaw, A Elliott)First competitive match at Highbury (as Woolwich Arsenal):
v Leicester Fosse 6 Sept 1913 – League (Second Division) Won 2-1 (Jobey, Devine pen)First competitive match as Arsenal:
v Bristol City (h) 4 April 1914 – League drew 1-1 (Winship)

First league match at ‘home’:
v Newcastle Utd (h) – Manor Ground Plumstead 2 Sept 1893 – League (Second Divison) Drew 2-2 (W Shaw, A Elliott)

First league match away:
v Notts County (a) 9 Sept 1893 Lost 2-3 (A Elliott, W Shaw)

First Premier League match:
v Norwich City (h)15 Aug 1992 Lost 2-4 (Bould, Campbell)

First FA Cup match (Played at Manor Ground, Plumstead):
v Ashford United (h) 14 Oct 1893 – FA Cup (1)) Won 12-0 (Elliott 3, Henderson 3, Booth 2, Heath 2, Crawford, Powell)

First League Cup match:
v Gillingham (h) 13 Sept 1966 (Round 2) drew 1-1 (Baldwin)

First home match in European competition:
v Staevnet (Denmark) 22 Oct 1963 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Lost 2-3 (Skirton, Barnwell)

First away match in European competition:
v Staevnet (Denmark) 25 Sept 1963 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Won 7-1 (Strong 3, Baker 3, MacLeod)

First match in UEFA Champions League:
v RC Lens (a) 16 Sept 1998 Drew 1-1 (Overmars)

First match in Charity/Community Shield:
v Sheff Wed at Stamford Bridge. Oct 8 1931, Won 2-1 (Joe Hulme, David Jack)

First match at Emirates Stadium:
v Ajax (Dennis Bergkamp Testimonial) 22 July 2006. Arsenal 2 (Henry 55, Kanu 80) Ajax 1 (Huntelaar 37)

First competitive match at Emirates Stadium:
v Aston Villa 19 August 2006. Arsenal 1 (Gilberto 83) Aston Villa (Mellberg 54)

First player to be sent off at Emirates Stadium:
Ivan Campo (Bolton) (2 yellows) 14 April 2007 (Lge) (won 2-1)

First Arsenal player to be sent off at Emirates Stadium:
Philippe Senderos (v Portsmouth (Lge) 2 Sept 2007 won 3-1)

Record Scorelines

WINS

Biggest home win overall:
12-0 (At Woolwich v Loughborough Town (h) 12 March 1900 – Lge (Div 2))
12-0 (At Woolwich v Ashford United (h) 14 Oct 1893- FA Cup (1))

Biggest away win overall:
7-0 (Standard Liege (a) 3 Nov 1993- Cup Winners Cup(2))

Biggest home win in the League:
12-0 (At Woolwich v Loughborough Town (h) 12 March 1900 – Lge (Div 2))

Biggest home win in Top Division:
9-1 (Grimsby Town (h) 28 Jan 1931 – Div 1)

Biggest away win in the League:
7-1 (Aston Villa (a) 14 Dec 1935 – Div 1)

Biggest win at Highbury:
11-1 (Darwen (h) 9 Jan 1932 – FA Cup (3))

Biggest league win at Highbury:
9-1 (Grimsby Town (h) 28 Jan 1931 – Div 1)

Biggest win at Emirates Stadium:
7-0 (Slavia Prague (h) 23 Oct 2007 – UCL Grp Stge)

Biggest league win at Emirates Stadium:
7-1 (Blackburn R (h) 4 Feb 2012 – Prem)

Biggest home win in Premier League:
7-0 (Everton (h) 11 May 2005)
7-0 (Middlesbrough (h) 14 Jan 2006)

Biggest away win in Premier League:
6-1 (Everton (a) 15 August 2009)
6-1 (Middlesbrough (a) 24 April 1999)

Biggest home win in all Euroropean competitions:
7-0 (Slavia Prague (h) 23 Oct 2007 – UCL Grp Stge)

Biggest away win in all Euroropean competitions:
7-0 (Standard Liege (a) 3 Nov 93 Cup Winners Cup (2))

Biggest home win in UEFA Champions League:
7-0 (Slavia Prague (h) 23 Oct 2007

Biggest Wembley win in UEFA Champions League:
3-1 (AIK Solna 22 Sept 1999 – UCL Group Stge 1)

Biggest Emirates Stadium win in UEFA Champions League:
7-0 (Slavia Prague (h) 23 Oct 2007 – UCL Grp Stge)

Biggest away win in UEFA Champions League:
5-1 (Inter Milan (a) 25 Nov 2003–UCL Grp Stge1)
4-0 (PSV Eindhoven (a) 25 Sept 2002 – UCL Grp Stge1)

Biggest home win in FA Cup:
12-0 (At Woolwich v Ashford United (h) 14 Oct1893- FA Cup (1))

Biggest Emirates Stadium win in FA Cup:
4-0 (Cardiff City (h) 16 Feb 2009 – FA Cup 4 R)
4-0 (Coventry City (h) 24 Jan 2014 – FA Cup 4 R)

Biggest away win in FA Cup:
7-1 (Burnley (a) 20 Feb 1937 – FA Cup 5)

Biggest home win in League Cup:
7-0 (Leeds Utd (h) 4 Sept 1979 – Lge Cup 2)

Biggest Emirates Stadium win in Lge Cup:
6-0 (Sheffield Utd (h) 23 Sept 2009 – Lge Cup 3)

Biggest away win in League Cup:
6-1 (Scunthorpe Utd (a) 25 Sept 1968 – Lge Cup 2)
6-1 (Plymouth Argyle (a) 3 Oct 1989 – Lge Cup 2)

Biggest home win under Arsène Wenger:
7-0 (Everton (h) 11 May 2005 – Lge)
7-0 (Middlesbrough (h) 14 Jan 2006 – Lge)
7-0 (Slavia Prague (h) 23 Oct 2007 – UCL Grp Stge)

Biggest away win under Arsène Wenger:
6-0 (QPR (a) 27 Jan 2001 – FA Cup 4)

DEFEATS

Biggest home defeat overall:
0-6 (Derby County (h Woolwich) 28 Jan 1899 FAC1)

Biggest away defeat overall:
0-8 (Loughborough Town(a) 12 Dec 1896 Lge Div 2)

Biggest home defeat in the League:
0-5 (Liverpool (h – Woolwich) 28 Oct 1893 Div 2)

Biggest home defeat in Top Division:
0-5 (Huddersfield Town (h Highbury) 14 Feb 1925 Div 1)

Biggest home defeat at Highbury:
0-5 (Huddersfield Town (h) 14 Feb 1925 Lge – Div 1)
0-5 (Chelsea (h) 11 Nov 1999 Lge Cup 4)

Biggest home defeat at Emirates Stadium:
1-4 (Chelsea (h) 10 May 2009 – Lge)

Biggest away defeat in the League:
0-7 (West Ham Utd (a) 7 March 1927 Div 1)
0-7 (Newcastle Utd (a) 3 Oct 1925 – Div 1)
0-7 (West Brom (a) 14 Oct 1922 – Div 1)
0-7 (Blackburn (a) 2 Oct 1909 – Div 1)

Biggest home defeat in Premier League:
1-4 (Chelsea (h) 10 May 2009)
0-3 (Coventry City 14 Aug 1993)
0-3 (Middlesbrough (h) 14 April 2001)

Biggest Emirates Stadium defeat in Prem:
1-4 (Chelsea (h) 10 May 2009)

Biggest away defeat in the Premier Lge:
2-8 (Man Utd (a) 28 Aug 2011 – PremLge)

Biggest home defeat in Euro comps:
2-5 (Spartak Moscow 29 Sept 1982 – UEFA Cup (1))

Biggest Emirates Stadium defeat in Euro comps:
1-3 (Manchester United 5 May 2009 – UCL SF2)

Biggest AFC away defeat in all Euro comps:
0-3 (Shakhtar Donetsk 7 Nov 2000 UCL Grp Stge 1)
1-4 (Spartak Moscow 22 Nov 2000 UCL Grp Stge 2)

Biggest home defeat in UEFA C League:
0-3 (Inter Milan 17 September 2003 UCL Grp Stge1)

Biggest AFC Emirates Stadium defeat in UEFA CL:
1-3 (Manchester United 5 May 2009 – UCL SF2)

Biggest AFC away defeat in UEFA CL:
0-4 (AC Milan (a) 15 Feb 2012 UCL – Round of 16)

Biggest Wembley defeat in UEFA CL:
2-4 (Barcelona 19 Oct 1999 – UCL Group Stge 1)

Biggest home defeat in FA Cup:
0-6 (Derby County (h) 28 Jan 1899 FA Cup 1)

Biggest Emirates Stadium defeat in FA Cup:
0-1 (Blackburn Rovers (h) 16 Feb 2013 – FA Cup 5)

Biggest away defeat in FA Cup:
1-6 (Burnley (a) 1 Feb 1896 FA Cup 1)

Biggest home defeat in League Cup:
0-5 (Chelsea (h) 11 Nov 1999 Lge Cup 4)

Biggest Emirates Stadium defeat in Lge Cup:
0-1 (Man City (h) 29 Nov 2011 Lge Cup 4)

Biggest away defeat in League Cup:
1-5 (Tottenham H (a) 22 Jan 2008 LgeCup SF2)

DEFEATS UNDER WENGER

Biggest home defeat under Arsène Wenger:
0-5 (Chelsea (h) 11 Nov 1999 Lge Cup 4)

Biggest Emirates Stadium defeat under Arsène Wenger:
1-4 (Chelsea (h) 10 May 2009)

Biggest away defeat under Arsène Wenger:
2-8 (Man Utd (a) 28 Aug 2011 – PremLge)

DRAWS

Highest scoring home draw overall:
4-4 on 7 occasions-Last v Spurs 29 Oct 2008

Highest scoring away draw overall:
6-6 (Leicester City 21 April 1930 Lge)

Highest scoring home draw in the Prem Lge:
4-4 (Tottenham Hotspur 29 Oct 2008)

Highest scoring away draw in the Prem Lge:
4-4 (Newcastle Utd a 5 Feb 2011)
4-4 (Liverpool (a) 21 April 2009 – Lge)

Highest scoring home draw in all Euro comps:
2-2 (Brondby 3 Nov 1994 – Cup Winrs’ Cup(2))
2-2 (Bayern Munich 5 Dec 2000UCL Group Stge2)

Highest scoring away draw in all Euro comps:
3-3 (Nantes 9 Dec 1999 – UEFA Cup (3))

Highest scoring home draw in UEFA CL:
2-2 (Bayern Munich 5 Dec 2000 UCL GroupStge 2)

Highest scoring away draw in UEFA CL:
2-2 (Panathinaikos 20 Oct 2004 UCL GroupStage)