Sammy Nelson

Date of birth01 April 1949
Place of birthBelfast
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionDefender/Left back

With Arsenal, FA Cup winner 1979 and runner-up 1978, 1980, ECW Cup runner-up 1980.

An audacious Ulsterman, Sammyĺs natural enthusiasm made him a great favourite on the Highbury terraces. Well known as a left back, he arrived at Arsenal as a left winger.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1969-70 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1969-70 Arsenal Fairs Cup 1
1
1969-70 Arsenal League Division One 4
1970-71 Arsenal Fairs Cup
1
1970-71 Arsenal League Cup 1
1970-71 Arsenal League Division One 2
2
1971-72 Arsenal European Cup 5
1971-72 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1971-72 Arsenal League Cup 3
1971-72 Arsenal League Division One 24
1
1972-73 Arsenal FA Cup
1
1972-73 Arsenal League Cup 1
1972-73 Arsenal League Division One 2
4
1973-74 Arsenal League Division One 18
1
1
1974-75 Arsenal League Cup 1
1974-75 Arsenal League Division One 19
1
1975-76 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1975-76 Arsenal League Cup 2
1975-76 Arsenal League Division One 36
1976-77 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1976-77 Arsenal League Cup 5
1976-77 Arsenal League Division One 31
1
3
1977-78 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1977-78 Arsenal League Cup 7
1977-78 Arsenal League Division One 41
1
1978-79 Arsenal FA Cup 10
1978-79 Arsenal League Cup 1
1978-79 Arsenal League Division One 33
2
1978-79 Arsenal UEFA Cup 6
1979-80 Arsenal FA Charity Shield 1
1979-80 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1
1
1979-80 Arsenal League Cup 6
1
1979-80 Arsenal League Division One 35
2
1979-80 Arsenal UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 7
1980-81 Arsenal League Division One
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Glentoran W 3-0 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
25 Oct 1969 Arsenal v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1969 Arsenal v Southampton D 2-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1970 Arsenal v Blackpool D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1970 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
13 Jan 1970 Arsenal v Rouen W 1-0 Fairs Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
30 Mar 1970 Arsenal v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1970 Arsenal v Huddersfield Town W 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1970 Chelsea v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1970 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1970 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 0-0 League Cup 2nd round
23 Sep 1970 Arsenal v Lazio W 2-0 Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
09 Jan 1971 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1971 Arsenal v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1971 Arsenal v Str°msgodset IF W 4-0 European Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1971 Southampton v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1971 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 4-0 League Cup 3rd round
09 Oct 1971 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 4-2 League Division One
16 Oct 1971 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
20 Oct 1971 Grasshoppers v Arsenal W 0-2 European Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1971 Derby County v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1971 Arsenal v Sheffield United D 0-0 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1971 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1971 Arsenal v Grasshoppers W 3-0 European Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1971 Liverpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1971 Sheffield United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Cup 4th round replay
13 Nov 1971 Arsenal v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division One
20 Nov 1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 5-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1972 Swindon Town v Arsenal W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Jan 1972 Arsenal v Huddersfield Town W 1-0 League Division One
29 Jan 1972 Sheffield United v Arsenal W 0-5 League Division One
05 Feb 1972 Reading v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
12 Feb 1972 Arsenal v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1972 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
26 Feb 1972 Derby County v Arsenal D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
29 Feb 1972 Arsenal v Derby County D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
04 Mar 1972 Manchester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
08 Mar 1972 Ajax v Arsenal L 2-1 European Cup 3rd round 1st leg
11 Mar 1972 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1972 Arsenal v Derby County W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round 2nd replay
18 Mar 1972 Orient v Arsenal W 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
22 Mar 1972 Arsenal v Ajax L 0-1 European Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
25 Mar 1972 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1972 Arsenal v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1972 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1972 Leicester City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1972 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1972 Crystal Palace v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1972 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-0 League Division One
08 May 1972 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
11 May 1972 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
03 Oct 1972 Arsenal v Rotherham United W 5-0 League Cup 3rd round
21 Oct 1972 Crystal Palace v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
23 Dec 1972 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1972 Arsenal v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1973 Carlisle United v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
03 Mar 1973 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1973 Manchester City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
31 Mar 1973 Arsenal v Derby County L 0-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1973 Arsenal v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
15 Dec 1973 Burnley v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1973 Southampton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
29 Dec 1973 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1974 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 0-1 League Division One
05 Feb 1974 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1974 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1974 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
02 Mar 1974 Arsenal v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
16 Mar 1974 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
23 Mar 1974 Arsenal v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
30 Mar 1974 Stoke City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1974 Arsenal v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1974 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1974 Arsenal v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
24 Apr 1974 Liverpool v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1974 Coventry City v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
30 Apr 1974 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1974 Leicester City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
20 Aug 1974 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
24 Aug 1974 Arsenal v Manchester City W 4-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1974 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1974 Everton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1974 Arsenal v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1974 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
21 Sep 1974 Arsenal v Luton Town D 2-2 League Division One
16 Oct 1974 Manchester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1974 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1975 Arsenal v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1975 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 3-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1975 Burnley v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
25 Mar 1975 Luton Town v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1975 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1975 Arsenal v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1975 Arsenal v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1975 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1975 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1975 West Ham United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
16 Aug 1975 Burnley v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1975 Sheffield United v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1975 Arsenal v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1975 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1975 Everton v Arsenal D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1975 Arsenal v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
23 Sep 1975 Arsenal v Everton L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
27 Sep 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1975 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1975 Arsenal v Coventry City W 5-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Manchester United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1975 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 2-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1975 West Ham United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
02 Dec 1975 Liverpool v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
06 Dec 1975 Arsenal v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1975 Stoke City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1975 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
17 Jan 1976 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
31 Jan 1976 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1976 Derby County v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1976 Arsenal v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1976 Coventry City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1976 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1976 Arsenal v West Ham United W 6-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
10 Apr 1976 Everton v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1976 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1976 Manchester City v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Arsenal v Bristol City L 0-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1976 Norwich City v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Sunderland v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1976 Arsenal v Carlisle United W 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Arsenal v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
18 Sep 1976 Arsenal v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1976 Blackpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 1976 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
28 Sep 1976 Arsenal v Blackpool D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
02 Oct 1976 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 3-2 League Division One
26 Oct 1976 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1976 Leeds United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
06 Nov 1976 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1976 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1976 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
01 Dec 1976 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Cup Quarter-final
04 Dec 1976 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 5-3 League Division One
15 Dec 1976 Derby County v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1977 Notts County v Arsenal W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1977 Arsenal v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1977 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
22 Jan 1977 Bristol City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
29 Jan 1977 Arsenal v Coventry City W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1977 Arsenal v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1977 Manchester City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
15 Feb 1977 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1977 Arsenal v West Ham United L 2-3 League Division One
26 Feb 1977 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 4-1 FA Cup 5th round
01 Mar 1977 Everton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1977 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 1-4 League Division One
08 Mar 1977 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1977 Stoke City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1977 Arsenal v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1977 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
03 May 1977 Arsenal v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
07 May 1977 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
14 May 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
20 Aug 1977 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1977 Arsenal v Leicester City W 2-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1977 Norwich City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
01 Oct 1977 Arsenal v West Ham United W 3-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1977 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Manchester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1977 Bristol City v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1977 Arsenal v Southampton W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1977 Arsenal v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Arsenal v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Arsenal v Derby County L 1-3 League Division One
29 Nov 1977 Arsenal v Hull City W 5-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1977 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 Arsenal v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Arsenal v Chelsea W 3-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Everton v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Sheffield United v Arsenal W 0-5 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1978 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1978 Manchester City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Cup Quarter-final
21 Jan 1978 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1978 Arsenal v Manchester City W 1-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
28 Jan 1978 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Division One
07 Feb 1978 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
11 Feb 1978 Leicester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
18 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Walsall W 4-1 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1978 West Ham United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
28 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division One
04 Mar 1978 Arsenal v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Wrexham v Arsenal W 2-3 FA Cup Quarter-final
18 Mar 1978 Arsenal v Bristol City W 4-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1978 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 4-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1978 Chelsea v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Leyton Orient W 3-0 FA Cup Semi-final
11 Apr 1978 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Leeds United v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
25 Apr 1978 Liverpool v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
06 May 1978 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-1 FA Cup Final
19 Aug 1978 Arsenal v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1978 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Everton v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1978 Rotherham United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 5-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1978 Arsenal v Lokomotiv Leipzig W 3-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
16 Sep 1978 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Arsenal v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1978 Lokomotiv Leipzig v Arsenal W 1-4 UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
30 Sep 1978 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
07 Oct 1978 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
19 Oct 1978 Hajduk Split v Arsenal L 2-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
21 Oct 1978 Arsenal v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Bristol City v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
01 Nov 1978 Arsenal v Hajduk Split W 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Nov 1978 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 4-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1978 Leeds United v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1978 Arsenal v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
22 Nov 1978 Crvena Zvezda v Arsenal L 1-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
25 Nov 1978 Coventry City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1978 Arsenal v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1978 Arsenal v Crvena Zvezda D 1-1 UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 1978 Norwich City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
09 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
13 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
17 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 3-3 FA Cup 3rd round 3rd replay
22 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round 4th replay
27 Jan 1979 Arsenal v Notts County W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
10 Feb 1979 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
13 Feb 1979 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
26 Feb 1979 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
03 Mar 1979 Southampton v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Arsenal v Bristol City W 2-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1979 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1979 Southampton v Arsenal D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
21 Mar 1979 Arsenal v Southampton W 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
24 Mar 1979 Arsenal v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 4-2 League Division One
31 Mar 1979 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 FA Cup Semi-final
03 Apr 1979 Arsenal v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Arsenal v Chelsea W 5-2 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Arsenal v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division One
05 May 1979 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
12 May 1979 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-2 FA Cup Final
14 May 1979 Chelsea v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
11 Aug 1979 Liverpool v Arsenal L 3-1 FA Charity Shield
18 Aug 1979 Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
21 Aug 1979 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1979 Arsenal v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1979 Leeds United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Leeds United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1979 Arsenal v Leeds United W 7-0 League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Derby County v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1979 Arsenal v Fenerbahše W 2-0 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1979 Arsenal v Southampton W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
03 Oct 1979 Fenerbahše v Arsenal D 0-0 ECW Cup 1st round 2nd leg
06 Oct 1979 Arsenal v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
13 Oct 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Arsenal v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1979 Arsenal v Magdeburg W 2-1 ECW Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Oct 1979 Bristol City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1979 Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal D 0-0 League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 1979 Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1979 Magdeburg v Arsenal D 2-2 ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Nov 1979 Crystal Palace v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
13 Nov 1979 Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-0 League Cup 4th round replay
17 Nov 1979 Arsenal v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
04 Dec 1979 Arsenal v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Cup Quarter-final
08 Dec 1979 Arsenal v Coventry City W 3-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Dec 1979 Arsenal v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1980 Arsenal v Cardiff City W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1980 Arsenal v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1980 Arsenal v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
26 Jan 1980 Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
09 Feb 1980 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1980 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
19 Feb 1980 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
23 Feb 1980 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Stoke City v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
05 Mar 1980 Arsenal v IFK G÷teborg W 5-1 ECW Cup 3rd round 1st leg
08 Mar 1980 Watford v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
11 Mar 1980 Arsenal v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1980 Manchester City v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
19 Mar 1980 IFK G÷teborg v Arsenal D 0-0 ECW Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
22 Mar 1980 Arsenal v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1980 Everton v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1980 Norwich City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1980 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final
03 May 1980 Coventry City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
05 May 1980 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
10 May 1980 Arsenal v West Ham United L 0-1 FA Cup Final
14 May 1980 Valencia v Arsenal D 0-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Final
16 May 1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
19 May 1980 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 5-0 League Division One
02 May 1981 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 Apr 1966 01 Sep 1981

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1968-69 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1969-70 Northern Ireland British Championships 1
1
1970-71 Northern Ireland British Championships 3
1970-71 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1971-72 Northern Ireland British Championships 3
1971-72 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1972-73 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1973-74 Northern Ireland British Championships 2
1974-75 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1975-76 Northern Ireland British Championships 1
1975-76 Northern Ireland International 1
1975-76 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1976-77 Northern Ireland British Championships 1
1
1976-77 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1
1
1976-77 Northern Ireland International 1
1977-78 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1978-79 Northern Ireland British Championships 3
1978-79 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 6
1979-80 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1979-80 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1980-81 Northern Ireland British Championships 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1981-82 Northern Ireland British Championships 2
1981-82 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Mar 1969 Italy v Northern Ireland L 2-1 U23
21 Apr 1970 England v Northern Ireland L 3-1 British Championships
25 Apr 1970 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Championships
11 Nov 1970 Spain v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
03 Feb 1971 Cyprus v Northern Ireland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
15 May 1971 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 British Championships
18 May 1971 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Championships
22 May 1971 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-0 British Championships
22 Sep 1971 USSR v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
13 Oct 1971 Northern Ireland v USSR D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Feb 1972 Northern Ireland v Spain D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
20 May 1972 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-0 British Championships
23 May 1972 England v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Championships
27 May 1972 Wales v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Championships
18 Oct 1972 Bulgaria v Northern Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Feb 1973 Cyprus v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Mar 1973 Northern Ireland v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
11 May 1974 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Championships
15 May 1974 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Championships
30 Oct 1974 Sweden v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
16 Apr 1975 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
03 Sep 1975 Northern Ireland v Sweden L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
29 Oct 1975 Northern Ireland v Norway W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
03 Mar 1976 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International
11 May 1976 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 British Championships
10 Nov 1976 Belgium v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
27 Apr 1977 West Germany v Northern Ireland L 5-0 International
03 Jun 1977 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Championships
11 Jun 1977 Iceland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
21 Sep 1977 Northern Ireland v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
12 Oct 1977 Northern Ireland v Netherlands L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
16 Nov 1977 Northern Ireland v Belgium W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
20 Sep 1978 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
25 Oct 1978 Northern Ireland v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Nov 1978 Bulgaria v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
07 Feb 1979 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
02 May 1979 Northern Ireland v Bulgaria W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
19 May 1979 Northern Ireland v England L 0-2 British Championships
22 May 1979 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Championships
25 May 1979 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Championships
06 Jun 1979 Denmark v Northern Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
17 Oct 1979 Northern Ireland v England L 1-5 UEFA European Championship Group 1
21 Nov 1979 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Mar 1980 Israel v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
25 Mar 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
29 Apr 1981 Northern Ireland v Portugal W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
19 May 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-0 British Championships
03 Jun 1981 Sweden v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
23 Feb 1982 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 British Championships
28 Apr 1982 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 British Championships
25 Jun 1982 Spain v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
01 Jul 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.