Matches played at Highbury, London


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

FA Cup 1st round

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15 March 1920Home ChampionshipEnglandWales1-221,110
19 March 1923International friendlyEnglandBelgium6-114,052
6 October 1924FA Charity ShieldProfessionalsAmateurs3-110,000
9 February 1925FA Cup 2nd round 2nd replayBlackburn RoversPortsmouth1-022,827
21 January 1929FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayMillwallNorthampton Town2-032,391 
23 March 1929FA Cup semi-finalPortsmouthAston Villa1-036,147 
9 December 1929FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayClapton OrientFolkestone4-13,500
1 March 1930Football League Division Three (South)Queen's Park RangersCoventry City3-117,903
4 December 1930FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayClapton OrientLuton Town2-48,021
22 April 1931Sheriff of London (Dewar) Charity ShieldArsenalCorinthians5-312,000
9 December 1931International friendlyEnglandSpain7-155,000
26 October 1932Sheriff of London (Dewar) Charity ShieldArsenalCorinthians9-29,493
11 April 1934Division Three (South) Cup semi-finalTorquay UnitedNorwich City4-13,727
14 November 1934International friendlyEnglandItaly3-256,044
28 November 1934FA Charity ShieldArsenalManchester City4-010,888
23 October 1935FA Charity ShieldSheffield WednesdayArsenal1-013,500
2 December 1936International friendlyEnglandHungary6-236,000
10 April 1937FA Cup semi-finalPreston North EndWest Bromwich Albion4-142,636
26 September 1938FA Charity ShieldArsenalPreston North End2-135,000
26 October 1938International friendlyEnglandFIFA XI3-040,185
2 February 1939FA Cup 4th round 2nd replayWest Ham UnitedTottenham Hotspur2-150,468
20 February 1939FA Cup 5th round 2nd replayChelseaSheffield Wednesday3-151,879
25 March 1939FA Cup semi-finalPortsmouthHuddersfield Town2-160,053
3 May 1947International friendlyEnglandFrance3-054,389
19 November 1947International friendlyEnglandSweden4-244,282
31 July 1948Olympic Games 1st roundGreat BritainThe Netherlands



5 August 1948Olympic Games quarter-finalDenmarkItaly


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



30 April 1952International 'B' Trial matchEnglandGreat Britain Olympic


15 November 1952International Amateur matchArsenalEngland


1 December 1952FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayBournemouth & Boscombe AthleticIpswich Town2-34,756 
5 February 1953FA Cup 4th roundWalthamstow AvenueManchester United2-549,119
11 February 1953FA Cup 4th round 3rd replayChelseaWest Bromwich Albion4-027,997 
14 February 1953International Amateur matchEnglandWales3-38,338
12 October 1953FA Charity ShieldArsenalBlackpool3-139,853
8 February 1954FA Cup 4th round 2nd replayPortsmouthScunthorpe & Lindsey United4-024,540
29 November 1954FA Cup 1st round 2nd replayQueen's Park RangersWalthamstow Avenue0-411,939
20 January 1955FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayBrentfordBradford City1-05,951 
13 February 1956FA Cup 4th round 3rd replayChelseaBurnley0-042,757
2 October 1956Southern Professional Floodlit Cup 1st roundArsenalCrystal Palace4-04,685
5 November 1956Pre-Olympic friendlyArsenalGreat Britain3-24,154
4 December 1956Southern Professional Floodlit Cup quarter-final replayArsenalWest Ham United3-214,156
4 March 1958International youth matchEnglandAustria3-2-
26 March 1958FA Cup semi-final replayManchester UnitedFulham5-338,258 
27 October 1959Southern Professional Floodlit Cup 2nd roundArsenalPortsmouth2-14,108
23 November 1959Southern Professional Floodlit Cup quarter-finalArsenalLeicester City4-26,402
8 February 1960FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replayBrighton & Hove AlbionRotherham United6-032,864
30 March 1960European Cup quarter-final replayRangersSparta Rotterdam3-234,178
5 April 1960 Southern Professional Floodlit Cup semi-finalArsenalWest Ham United1-38,000
16 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-
19 October 1976League Cup 3rd round 2nd replayMillwallOrient3-08,844
22 February 1977League Cup semi-final replayQueen's Park RangersAston Villa0-340,438
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