Arsenal v Newcastle United, 04 December 1976

Score5-3 to Arsenal
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueHighbury
Attendance35,000
Alan Ball made his final appearance before moving to Southampton this month

Goals:

Malcolm MacDonald G
Malcolm MacDonald G
Malcolm MacDonald G
Trevor Ross G
Frank Stapleton G

Goals:

Micky Burns G
Micky Burns G
Alan Gowling G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jimmy Rimmer
Defender/Right back Pat Rice
Defender Sammy Nelson
Defender/Centre back David O'Leary
Central defender Pat Howard
Midfielder George Armstrong
Midfielder Alan Ball
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Trevor Ross
Forward Frank Stapleton

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mick Mahoney
Right back Irving Nattrass
Central defender Aiden McCaffrey
Defender/Left back Alan Kennedy
Midfielder Tommy Cassidy
Midfielder Tommy Craig
Midfielder Geoff Nulty
Midfielder/Forward Alan Gowling
Forward Micky Burns
Forward Paul Cannell

Substitutions:

John Matthews for Pat Rice

Substitutions:

On the bench:

Midfielder John Matthews

On the bench: