Brian Talbot

Date of birth21 July 1953
Place of birthIpswich
NationalityEnglish
PositionMidfielder

England International

The first player to win back-to-back FA Cup finals when Arsenal beat Manchaster United in 1979 - the previous year he had won it with Ipswich against Arsenal.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Ipswich Town 01 Jul 1970 01 Jan 1979
Arsenal 01 Jan 1979 01 Jun 1985
Watford 01 Jun 1985 01 Oct 1986
Stoke City 01 Oct 1986 01 Jan 1988
West Bromwich Albion 01 Jan 1988 01 Mar 1991
Fulham 01 Mar 1991 30 Mar 1991

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
1978-79 Arsenal FA Cup 6
2
1978-79 Arsenal League Division One 20
1979-80 Arsenal FA Charity Shield 1
1979-80 Arsenal FA Cup 11
2
1979-80 Arsenal League Cup 7
1
1979-80 Arsenal League Division One 42
1
1979-80 Arsenal UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 9
1980-81 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1980-81 Arsenal League Cup 4
1980-81 Arsenal League Division One 40
7
1981-82 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1981-82 Arsenal League Cup 5
1981-82 Arsenal League Division One 42
7
1981-82 Arsenal UEFA Cup 4
1
1982-83 Arsenal FA Cup 7
1
1982-83 Arsenal League Cup 7
1982-83 Arsenal League Division One 38
4
9
1982-83 Arsenal UEFA Cup 2
1983-84 Arsenal FA Cup
1
1983-84 Arsenal League Cup
1
1983-84 Arsenal League Division One 26
1
6
1984-85 Arsenal FA Cup 3
2
1984-85 Arsenal League Cup 3
1984-85 Arsenal League Division One 37
4
10


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
06 May 1978 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 0-1 FA Cup Final


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
1976-77 England British Home Championship 1
1
1976-77 England International Friendly 3
1976-77 England Under-21 1
1977-78 England A v B 5
3
1978-79 England B International 1
1979-80 England B v A 1
1979-80 England International Friendly 1
1980-81 England U v B 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
15 Dec 1976 England v Wales D 0-0 Under-21
28 May 1977 Northern Ireland v England W 1-2 British Home Championship
04 Jun 1977 England v Scotland L 1-2 British Home Championship
08 Jun 1977 Brazil v England D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 1977 Argentina v England D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 1977 Uruguay v England D 0-0 International Friendly
30 May 1978 Malaysia v England D 1-1 A v B
07 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 0-4 A v B
11 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 1-3 A v B
14 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 0-4 A v B
18 Jun 1978 Singapore v England W 0-8 A v B
28 Nov 1978 Czechoslovakia v England W 0-1 B International
15 Oct 1979 England v New Zealand W 4-1 B v A
31 May 1980 Australia v England W 1-2 International Friendly
14 Oct 1980 England v USA W 1-0 U v B


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