Jon Sammels

Date of birth23 July 1945
Place of birthIpswich
NationalityEnglish
PositionMidfielder

With Arsenal, European Fairs Cup winner 1970, League Cup runner-up 1968, 1969. A gifted midfielder, Jon failed to win over a section of the Highbury faithful but proved the critics wrong at Leicester City.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 Aug 1962 01 Jul 1971

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1962-63 Arsenal League Division One 2
1
1964-65 Arsenal League Division One 17
5
1965-66 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1965-66 Arsenal League Division One 32
6
1966-67 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1966-67 Arsenal League Cup 4
1966-67 Arsenal League Division One 42
10
1967-68 Arsenal FA Cup 5
1
1967-68 Arsenal League Cup 8
2
1967-68 Arsenal League Division One 34
1
4
1968-69 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1
1968-69 Arsenal League Cup 5
1
1968-69 Arsenal League Division One 36
4
1969-70 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1
1969-70 Arsenal Fairs Cup 12
6
1969-70 Arsenal League Cup 2
1969-70 Arsenal League Division One 36
8
1970-71 Arsenal FA Cup 5
1
1970-71 Arsenal Fairs Cup 3
1
1970-71 Arsenal League Division One 13
2
1
1971-72 Leicester City FA Charity Shield 1
1971-72 Leicester City FA Cup 3
1971-72 Leicester City League Cup 1
1971-72 Leicester City League Division One 40
5
1972-73 Leicester City League Cup 1
1
1972-73 Leicester City League Division One 30
1
4
1973-74 Leicester City FA Cup 7
1973-74 Leicester City League Cup 2
1973-74 Leicester City League Division One 41
1
1974-75 Leicester City FA Cup 5
1
1974-75 Leicester City League Cup 3
1974-75 Leicester City League Division One 41
2
1975-76 Leicester City FA Cup
1
1975-76 Leicester City League Cup 4
2
1975-76 Leicester City League Division One 31
2
5
1976-77 Leicester City FA Cup 1
1976-77 Leicester City League Division One 34
3
1977-78 Leicester City FA Cup 1
1977-78 Leicester City League Cup 1
1977-78 Leicester City League Division One 19
2
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
27 Apr 1963 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
17 Oct 1964 Arsenal v Burnley W 3-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1964 Sheffield United v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
31 Oct 1964 Arsenal v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
07 Nov 1964 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
11 Nov 1964 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
05 Dec 1964 Fulham v Arsenal W 3-4 League Division One
12 Dec 1964 Arsenal v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
19 Dec 1964 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1964 Arsenal v Stoke City W 3-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1964 Stoke City v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1965 Arsenal v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1965 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1965 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 3-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1965 Blackpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1965 Arsenal v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1965 Everton v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1965 Manchester United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
28 Aug 1965 Burnley v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
07 Sep 1965 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1965 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
18 Sep 1965 Everton v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Manchester United W 4-2 League Division One
28 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1965 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1965 Arsenal v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1965 Blackpool v Arsenal L 5-3 League Division One
23 Oct 1965 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 2-2 League Division One
30 Oct 1965 Leicester City v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
06 Nov 1965 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 6-2 League Division One
13 Nov 1965 Leeds United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1965 Arsenal v West Ham United W 3-2 League Division One
27 Dec 1965 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1965 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 5-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1966 Fulham v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1966 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1966 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1966 Stoke City v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
05 Feb 1966 Arsenal v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
19 Feb 1966 Chelsea v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1966 Arsenal v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division One
08 Mar 1966 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1966 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1966 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 1-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1966 Sunderland v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1966 Arsenal v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1966 Sheffield United v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1966 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
05 May 1966 Arsenal v Leeds United L 0-3 League Division One
20 Aug 1966 Sunderland v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1966 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1966 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1966 West Ham United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1966 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1966 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Gillingham D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round
17 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1966 Gillingham v Arsenal D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
24 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
28 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Gillingham W 5-0 League Cup 2nd round 2nd replay
01 Oct 1966 Arsenal v Leicester City L 2-4 League Division One
05 Oct 1966 Arsenal v West Ham United L 1-3 League Cup 3rd round
08 Oct 1966 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-0 League Division One
15 Oct 1966 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1966 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 League Division One
29 Oct 1966 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
05 Nov 1966 Arsenal v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1966 Everton v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
19 Nov 1966 Arsenal v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1966 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1966 Arsenal v Burnley D 0-0 League Division One
10 Dec 1966 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1966 Arsenal v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1966 Arsenal v Southampton W 4-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1966 Southampton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1966 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1967 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
14 Jan 1967 Arsenal v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
21 Jan 1967 Blackpool v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
28 Jan 1967 Bristol Rovers v Arsenal W 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
04 Feb 1967 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1967 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
18 Feb 1967 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
22 Feb 1967 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
25 Feb 1967 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1967 Arsenal v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1967 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
18 Mar 1967 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1967 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1967 Liverpool v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1967 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1967 Stoke City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1967 Fulham v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
22 Apr 1967 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1967 Arsenal v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1967 Burnley v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
06 May 1967 Arsenal v Stoke City W 3-1 League Division One
13 May 1967 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1967 Arsenal v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1967 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1967 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1967 Arsenal v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1967 Arsenal v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1967 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
09 Sep 1967 Sheffield United v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
12 Sep 1967 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
16 Sep 1967 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1967 Arsenal v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1967 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1967 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1967 Arsenal v Reading W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
14 Oct 1967 Arsenal v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
23 Oct 1967 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1967 Arsenal v Fulham W 5-3 League Division One
01 Nov 1967 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Cup 4th round
04 Nov 1967 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1967 Arsenal v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
18 Nov 1967 Leicester City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
25 Nov 1967 Arsenal v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1967 Burnley v Arsenal D 3-3 League Cup Quarter-final
02 Dec 1967 Burnley v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
05 Dec 1967 Arsenal v Burnley W 2-1 League Cup Quarter-final replay
16 Dec 1967 Stoke City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
30 Dec 1967 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
06 Jan 1968 Coventry City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
13 Jan 1968 Arsenal v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
17 Jan 1968 Arsenal v Huddersfield Town W 3-2 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
20 Jan 1968 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
27 Jan 1968 Shrewsbury Town v Arsenal D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
30 Jan 1968 Arsenal v Shrewsbury Town W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
03 Feb 1968 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
06 Feb 1968 Huddersfield Town v Arsenal W 1-3
Agg: 3-6
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
10 Feb 1968 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
17 Feb 1968 Swansea Town v Arsenal W 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
24 Feb 1968 Arsenal v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1968 Arsenal v Leeds United L 0-1 League Cup Final
09 Mar 1968 Arsenal v Birmingham City D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
12 Mar 1968 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 2-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
16 Mar 1968 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division One
15 Apr 1968 Arsenal v Southampton L 0-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1968 Sunderland v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1968 Arsenal v Burnley W 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1968 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-2 League Division One
04 May 1968 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
07 May 1968 Arsenal v Leeds United W 4-3 League Division One
11 May 1968 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
10 Aug 1968 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
13 Aug 1968 Arsenal v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
17 Aug 1968 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
21 Aug 1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1968 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1968 Arsenal v Manchester City W 4-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1968 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1968 Arsenal v Sunderland W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
07 Sep 1968 Southampton v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1968 Arsenal v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
21 Sep 1968 Leeds United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1968 Scunthorpe United v Arsenal W 1-6 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 1968 Arsenal v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division One
05 Oct 1968 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1968 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1968 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
16 Nov 1968 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
20 Nov 1968 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
23 Nov 1968 Arsenal v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1968 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
04 Dec 1968 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 1-1
Agg: 1-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
07 Dec 1968 Arsenal v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1969 Arsenal v Cardiff City W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
11 Jan 1969 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1969 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
25 Jan 1969 Arsenal v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1969 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1969 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
15 Feb 1969 Arsenal v Burnley W 2-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1969 Arsenal v Ipswich Town L 0-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1969 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 0-5 League Division One
15 Mar 1969 Arsenal v Swindon Town L 1-3 League Cup Final
22 Mar 1969 Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1969 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1969 Arsenal v Southampton D 0-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1969 Liverpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1969 Sunderland v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1969 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1969 Leicester City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1969 Arsenal v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1969 Chelsea v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1969 Stoke City v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
21 Apr 1969 West Ham United v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1969 Everton v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1969 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Glentoran W 3-0 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
13 Sep 1969 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
20 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
24 Sep 1969 Arsenal v Everton D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 1969 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1969 Glentoran v Arsenal L 1-0
Agg: 1-3
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
30 Sep 1969 Everton v Arsenal L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
04 Oct 1969 Arsenal v Coventry City L 0-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1969 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
11 Oct 1969 Stoke City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1969 Sunderland v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1969 Arsenal v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1969 Sporting Lisboa v Arsenal D 0-0 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Nov 1969 Crystal Palace v Arsenal W 1-5 League Division One
08 Nov 1969 Arsenal v Derby County W 4-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1969 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1969 Arsenal v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1969 Arsenal v Sporting Lisboa W 3-0
Agg: 3-0
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
29 Nov 1969 Liverpool v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1969 Arsenal v Southampton D 2-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1969 Arsenal v Burnley W 3-2 League Division One
17 Dec 1969 Rouen v Arsenal D 0-0 Fairs Cup 3rd round 1st leg
20 Dec 1969 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1969 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1969 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 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
Agg: 1-0
Fairs Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
15 Jan 1970 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 Jan 1970 Arsenal v Chelsea L 0-3 League Division One
31 Jan 1970 Coventry City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1970 Arsenal v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division One
14 Feb 1970 Everton v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
18 Feb 1970 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1970 Derby County v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
28 Feb 1970 Arsenal v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1970 Dinamo Bacau v Arsenal W 0-2 Fairs Cup 4th round 1st leg
14 Mar 1970 Arsenal v Liverpool W 2-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1970 Arsenal v Dinamo Bacau W 7-1
Agg: 9-1
Fairs Cup 4th round 2nd leg
21 Mar 1970 Southampton v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
28 Mar 1970 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division One
30 Mar 1970 Arsenal v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1970 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1970 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1970 Arsenal v Ajax W 3-0 Fairs Cup Semi-final 1st leg
15 Apr 1970 Ajax v Arsenal L 1-0
Agg: 1-3
Fairs Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
22 Apr 1970 Anderlecht v Arsenal L 3-1 Fairs Cup Final 1st leg
28 Apr 1970 Arsenal v Anderlecht W 3-0
Agg: 4-3
Fairs Cup Final 2nd leg
02 May 1970 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1970 Ipswich Town v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1970 Arsenal v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
02 Dec 1970 Arsenal v Beveren W 4-0 Fairs Cup 3rd round 1st leg
05 Dec 1970 Manchester City v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
12 Dec 1970 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1970 Beveren v Arsenal D 0-0
Agg: 0-4
Fairs Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
19 Dec 1970 Manchester United v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1970 Arsenal v Southampton D 0-0 League Division One
06 Jan 1971 Yeovil Town v Arsenal W 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1971 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-0 League Division One
16 Jan 1971 Huddersfield Town v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
23 Jan 1971 Portsmouth v Arsenal D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 1971 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
01 Feb 1971 Arsenal v Portsmouth W 3-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
06 Feb 1971 Arsenal v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
17 Feb 1971 Manchester City v Arsenal W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
20 Feb 1971 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 3-2 League Division One
27 Feb 1971 Derby County v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
02 Mar 1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
06 Mar 1971 Leicester City v Arsenal D 0-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
09 Mar 1971 Arsenal v 1.FC Köln W 2-1 Fairs Cup 4th round 1st leg
13 Mar 1971 Crystal Palace v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
27 Mar 1971 Arsenal v Stoke City D 2-2 FA Cup Semi-final
24 Apr 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One


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