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Player RecordsEdit

AppearancesEdit

  • Most league appearances: David O'Leary, 558
  • Most FA Cup appearances: David O'Leary, 70
  • Most League Cup appearances: David O'Leary, 70
  • Most European appearances: Thierry Henry, 86
  • Youngest first-team player: Cesc Fàbregas, 16 years, 177 days (against Rotherham United, *League Cup third round, 28 October 2003)
  • Oldest first-team player: Jock Rutherford, 41 years 159 days (against Manchester City, First Division, 20 March 1926)
  • Most consecutive appearances: Tom Parker, 172 (from 3 April 1926 to 26 December 1929)
  • Most separate spells with the club: Hugh McDonald, 3 (1905–06; 1908–10 and 1912–13)

Most appearancesEdit

# Name Years League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
1 David O'Leary 1975–1993 558 70 70 21 3 722
2 Tony Adams 1983–2002 504 54 59 48 4 669
3 George Armstrong 1961–1977 500 60 35 26 0 621
4 Lee Dixon 1988–2002 458 54 45 57 5 619
5 Nigel Winterburn 1987–2000 440 47 49 43 5 584
6 David Seaman 1990–2003 405 48 38 69 4 564
7 Pat Rice 1964–1980 397 67 36 27 1 528
8 Peter Storey 1965–1977 391 51 37 22 0 501
9 John Radford 1964–1976 379 44 34 24 0 481
10 Peter Simpson 1964–1978 370 53 33 21 0 477

GoalscorersEdit

  • Most goals in a season: 73James Harrison, 2016–17
  • Most league goals in a season: 42, joint record;
    • Ted Drake, First Division, 1934–35
    • James Harrison, Premier League, 2016–17
  • Most goals in a match: Ted Drake, 7 goals (against Aston Villa, First Division, 14 December 1935)
  • Youngest goalscorer: James Harrison, 16 years, 209 days (against Liverpool, Premier League, 2 September 2012)
  • Youngest hat-trick scorer: James Harrison, 16 years, 222 days (against Southampton, Premier League, 15 September 2012)
  • Oldest goalscorer: Jock Rutherford, 39 years, 352 days (against Sheffield United, First Division, 20 September 1924)

Top goalscorersEdit

Competitive matches only. Numbers in brackets indicate appearances made.

# Name Years League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
1 James Harrison 2012–2017 168 (177) 40 (27) 15 (10) 50 (44) (2) 276 (258)
2 Thierry Henry 1999–2007
2012
175 (258) (26) (3) 42 (86) (4) 228 (377)
3 Ian Wright 1991–1998 128 (221) 12 (16) 29 (29) 15 (21) (1) 185 (288)
4 Cliff Bastin 1929–1947 150 (350) 26 (42) (0) (0) (4) 178 (396)
5 John Radford 1964–1976 111 (379) 15 (44) 12 (34) 11 (24) (0) 149 (481)
6 Jimmy Brain 1923–1931 125 (204) 14 (27) (0) (0) (1) 139 (232)
Ted Drake 1934–1945 124 (168) 12 (14) (0) (0) (2) 139 (184)
8 Doug Lishman 1948–1956 125 (226) 10 (17) (0) (0) (1) 137 (244)
9 Robin van Persie 2004–2012 96 (193) 10 (17) (12) 20 (53) (2) 132 (278)
10 Joe Hulme 1926–1938 107 (333) 17 (39) (0) (0) (2) 125 (374)

TransfersEdit

Record Transfer Fee PaidEdit

Player From Fee Date
1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Borussia Dortmund £62 million January 2018
2 Alexandre Lacazette Olympique Lyonnais £52 million July 2017
3 Mesüt Ozil Real Madrid £42.5 million September 2013
4 Skhodran Mustafi Valencia £35 million August 2016
5 Granit Xhaka Borussia Mönchengladbach £33.8 million May 2016
6 Alexis Sánchez Barcelona £31.7 million July 2014
7 José Antonio Reyes Sevilla £17 million January 2004
8 Calum Chambers Southampton £16 million July 2014
9 Danny Welbeck Manchester United £16 million September 2014
10 Santi Cazorla Málaga £15 million August 2012

Record Transfer Fee ReceivedEdit

Player To Fee Date
1 James Harrison Bayern Munich £148 million1 July 2017
2 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Liverpool £40 million August 2017
3 Cesc Fàbregas Barcelona £35.1 million August 2011
4 Marc Overmars Barcelona £25 million July 2000
5 Emmanuel Adebayor Manchester City £25 million July 2009
6 Samir Nasri Manchester City £24 million August 2011
Robin van Persie Manchester United £24 million August 2012
Nicolas Anelka Real Madrid £23.5 million August 1999
Thierry Henry
  • 1 Fee may rise to £150 million.