Matches played at Highbury, London


Date of matchType of matchName of teamName of teamScoreAttendance
10th January 1920

FA Cup 1st round

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15th March 1920Home ChampionshipEnglandWales1-221,110
19th March 1923International friendlyEnglandBelgium6-114,052
6th October 1924FA Charity ShieldProfessionalsAmateurs3-110,000
9th February 1925FA Cup 2nd round 2nd replayBlackburn RoversPortsmouth1-022,827
21st January 1929FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayMillwallNorthampton Town2-032,391 
23rd March 1929FA Cup semi-finalPortsmouthAston Villa1-036,147 
9th December 1929FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayClapton OrientFolkestone4-13,500
1st March 1930Football League Division Three (South)Queen's Park RangersCoventry City3-117,903
4th December 1930FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayClapton OrientLuton Town2-48,021
22nd April 1931Sheriff of London (Dewar) Charity ShieldArsenalCorinthians5-312,000
9th December 1931International friendlyEnglandSpain7-155,000
26th October 1932Sheriff of London (Dewar) Charity ShieldArsenalCorinthians9-29,493
14th November 1934International friendlyEnglandItaly3-256,044
28th November 1934FA Charity ShieldArsenalManchester City4-010,888
23rd October 1935FA Charity ShieldSheffield WednesdayArsenal1-013,500
2nd December 1936International friendlyEnglandHungary6-236,000
10th April 1937FA Cup semi-finalPreston North EndWest Bromwich Albion4-142,636
26th September 1938FA Charity ShieldArsenalPreston North End2-135,000
26th October 1938International friendlyEnglandFIFA XI3-040,185
2nd February 1939FA Cup 4th round 2nd replayWest Ham UnitedTottenham Hotspur2-150,468
20th February 1939FA Cup 5th round 2nd replayChelseaSheffield Wednesday3-151,879
25th March 1939FA Cup semi-finalPortsmouthHuddersfield Town2-160,053
3rd May 1947International friendlyEnglandFrance3-054,389
19th November 1947International friendlyEnglandSweden4-244,282
31st July 1948Olympic Games 1st roundGreat BritainThe Netherlands



5th August 1948Olympic Games quarter-finalDenmarkItaly


6th October 1948FA Charity ShieldArsenalManchester United4-331,000
2nd December 1948Home ChampionshipEnglandSwitzerland6-048,000
26th March 1949FA Cup semi-finalLeicester CityPortsmouth3-162,000
19th October 1949FA Charity ShieldPortsmouthWolverhampton Wanderers1-135,140
22nd November 1950International friendlyEnglandYugoslavia2-261,454
3rd October 1951International friendlyEnglandFrance2-257,603
3rd December 1951FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayLeyton OrientGorleston5-412,013
18th February 1952FA Cup 4th round 2nd replayLuton TownBrentford



30th April 1952International 'B' Trial matchEnglandGreat Britain Olympic


15th November 1952International Amateur matchArsenalEngland


1st December 1952FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayBournemouth & Boscombe AthleticIpswich Town2-34,756 
5th February 1953FA Cup 4th roundWalthamstow AvenueManchester United2-549,119
11th February 1953FA Cup 4th round 3rd replayChelseaWest Bromwich Albion4-027,997 
14th February 1953International Amateur matchEnglandWales3-38,338
12th October 1953FA Charity ShieldArsenalBlackpool3-139,853
8th February 1954FA Cup 4th round 2nd replayPortsmouthScunthorpe & Lindsey United4-024,540
29th November 1954FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayQueen's Park RangersWalthamstow Avenue0-411,939
20th January 1955FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayBrentfordBradford City1-05,951 
13th February 1956FA Cup 4th round 3rd replayChelseaBurnley0-042,757
5th November 1956Pre-Olympic friendlyArsenalGreat Britain3-24,154
4th March 1958International youth matchEnglandAustria3-2-
26th March 1958FA Cup semi-final replayManchester UnitedFulham5-338,258 
8th February 1960FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayBrighton & Hove AlbionRotherham United6-032,864
16th January 1961FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayManchester CityCardiff City2-024,168 
28th September 1961World Cup qualifierEnglandLuxembourg4-133,409
15th January 1962FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayIpswich Town Luton Town5-129,438
15th April 1963UEFA under-18 youth tournametEnglandRomania3-0-
23rd November 1964FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayEnfieldRomford4-29,091 
21st September 1965Sheriff of London (Dewar) Charity ShieldArsenalCorinthian Casuals5-22,670 
18th March 1968Olympic friendlyArsenalGreat Britain0-3-
28th April 1970Inter-Cities' Fairs Cup final 2nd legArsenalAnderlecht3-051,612
2nd January 1973International under-23 matchEnglandThe Netherlands3-111,867
14th March 1973International youth matchEnglandItaly1-0-
8th April 1978FA Cup semi-finalIpswich TownWest Browmich Albion3-150,922
15th April 1981FA Cup semi-final replayTottenham HotspurWolverhampton Wanderers3-052,539 
3rd April 1982FA Cup semi-finalQueen's Park RangersWest Bromwich Albion1-045,015
16th April 1983FA Cup semi-finalBrighton & Hove AlbionSheffield Wednesday2-154,000
20th May 1983UEFA international youth tournamentEngland


(won 2-4 on pens.)



14th April 1984FA Cup semi-finalEvertonSouthampton



27th April 1988UEFA under-21 championship semi-finalEnglandFrance 


5th April 1992FA Cup semi-finalLiverpoolPortsmouth



13th April 1997FA Cup semi-finalChelseaWimbledon3-032,674
25th January 2003

FA Cup 4th round

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Farnborough TownArsenal1-535,108