Arfon Griffiths

Date of birth23 August 1941
Place of birthWrexham
NationalityWelsh
PositionMidfielder

But for his brief spell at Arsenal, Arfon's career was dedicated to Wrexham where he gave outstanding service as player and manager.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Wrexham 01 May 1959 01 Jan 1961
Arsenal 01 Jan 1961 01 Sep 1962
Wrexham 01 Sep 1962 30 Jun 1979

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1960-61 Arsenal League Division One 1
1961-62 Arsenal League Division One 14
2


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
22 Apr 1961 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-5 League Division One
09 Sep 1961 Arsenal v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
13 Jan 1962 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
03 Feb 1962 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-5 League Division One
07 Apr 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1962 Fulham v Arsenal L 5-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1962 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1962 West Ham United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
23 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-3 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
01 May 1962 Arsenal v Everton L 2-3 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1960-61 Wales Under-23 1
1961-62 Wales Under-23 1
1962-63 Wales Under-23 1
1963-64 Wales Under-23 1
1
1970-71 Wales FA of Wales Tour 1
1970-71 Wales UEFA European Championship
1
1974-75 Wales British Home Championship 2
1
1974-75 Wales UEFA European Championship 5
3
1975-76 Wales British Home Championship 2
1
1
1975-76 Wales Centenary Match 1
1975-76 Wales UEFA European Championship 3
1
1976-77 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1976-77 Wales International Friendly 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
08 Feb 1961 England v Wales L 2-0 Under-23
07 Feb 1962 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 U23
05 Dec 1962 Scotland v Wales L 2-0 Under-23
04 Dec 1963 Wales v Scotland W 3-1 U23
21 Apr 1971 Wales v Czechoslovakia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
22 Jun 1971 Tahiti v Wales L 2-1 FA of Wales Tour
04 Sep 1974 Austria v Wales L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
30 Oct 1974 Wales v Hungary W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
20 Nov 1974 Wales v Luxembourg W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
16 Apr 1975 Hungary v Wales W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
01 May 1975 Luxembourg v Wales W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 2
21 May 1975 England v Wales D 2-2 British Home Championship
23 May 1975 Northern Ireland v Wales L 1-0 British Home Championship
19 Nov 1975 Wales v Austria W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
24 Mar 1976 Wales v England L 1-2 Centenary Match
24 Apr 1976 Yugoslavia v Wales L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
06 May 1976 Scotland v Wales L 3-1 British Home Championship
08 May 1976 Wales v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
14 May 1976 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1976 Wales v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
06 Oct 1976 Wales v West Germany L 0-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 1976 Scotland v Wales L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7


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