Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Arsenal`s record breaking season

Arsenal`s record breaking season

When Kolo netted in the 38th minute away to West Brom this month he set a new club record for the number of different scorers in a season. Arshavin`s goal against Blackburn has extended that record even further to 20 different scorers in all competitions.

The previous record of 18 had first been set in 2002/3 season and matched on 3 other occasions in 2004/5, 2005/6 and 2006/7 - all in the Wenger era.

The full list of scorers so far this season are:
Diaby, Fabregas, Toure, Nasri, Eduardo, Gallas, van Persie, Vela, Walcott, Denilson, Ramsey, Song, Silvestre, Wilshere, Clichy, Arshavin, Adebayor, Bendtner, Eboue, Simpson

We may go even further if Sagna or Djouro can get on the scoresheet but maybe if Rosicky makes it back he`ll stand the greater chance of adding to the total. It`s a minor record of course but in the 104 completed seasons of Arsenal Football Club it is something to acknowledge in a season of frustration so far.

What does it tell us about the season though? Is it that we play an expansive game where any player can score? Or is that we have struggled to find a settled formula or pattern of play and this record just reflects an extended injury list and a search for a consistent balance and team selection?



Join Vital Arsenal

Want to comment on this article? It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Amos
Date:Sunday March 15 2009
Time: 2:15PM

Comments

0
I fancy Sagna to score before Rosicky actually. :P Well done Gunners!!
GoonerLou
15/03/2009 14:26:00
0
I fancy Sagna to score before Rosicky actually. :P Well done Gunners!!
GoonerLou
15/03/2009 14:26:00
0
I fancy me to score before Rosicky..........
Little Dutch
15/03/2009 14:31:00
0
I fancy me to score before Rosicky..........
Little Dutch
15/03/2009 14:31:00
0
Just heard the commentator for the Villa-Scum game say that Villa has only USED 19 players this season, and I think the fatigue is starting to show...
TPowell
15/03/2009 16:29:00
0
Just heard the commentator for the Villa-Scum game say that Villa has only USED 19 players this season, and I think the fatigue is starting to show...
TPowell
15/03/2009 16:29:00
0
Hehe thanks Spuddies! :)
GoonerLou
15/03/2009 17:09:00
0
Hehe thanks Spuddies! :)
GoonerLou
15/03/2009 17:09:00
0
lol LD, can yu for once say soomething nice about Tomas..
luckys_10
15/03/2009 17:28:00
0
lol LD, can yu for once say soomething nice about Tomas..
luckys_10
15/03/2009 17:28:00
Page 1/12
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11
  12. 12

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Ramsey Out Until The New Year

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set for a spell on the sidelines having injured his hamstring in the game against Southampton at the weekend.

Arsenal Injury Table Clearly Nicely

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Officials - Arsenal v Newcastle (16/12/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Arsenal and Newcastle United this Saturday.

Vital View - Premier League - 12th-13th December 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek, 12th-13th December.

Arsenal Archived Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Cech1%
Bellerin0%
Koscielny0%
Monreal0%
Maitland-Niles12%
Wilshere50%
Xhaka0%
Iwobi0%
Ozil37%
Sanchez0%
Giroud0%
Sub - Welbeck0%
Sub - Lacazette0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment