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Last update: 24 May 2004


The Premier Reserve League is split into north and south divisions, with 15 teams in the southern league (Portsmouth having been added this season, with the numbers made up from relegated teams from previous seasons.

Match reports, where available, are linked to from dates in the fixtures/results list below. See the Arsenal.com reserves fixture list for more consistently available reports.

Home games at Barnet FC, kick-off 1900, unless otherwise stated.

FA Premier Reserve league (south), fixtures & results, 2003-2004

Aug 18  (A)   Chelsea               2-3  Bentley, Aliadičre
Sep  3  (A)   Ipswich Town          4-1  Aliadičre, Hoyte, Thomas, Halls
Sep  8  (H)   Tottenham Hotspur     4-0  Aliadičre 2, Edu, Thomas
Sep 16  (A)   Southampton           0-2
Sep 29  (A)   Charlton Athletic     0-0
Oct  7  (A)   Nottingham Forest     3-2  Bradley, Tavlaridis, Juan
Oct 13  (H)   Coventry City         2-2  Thomas 2
Oct 20  (H)   Fulham                1-1  Paulinho
Nov  3  (H)   Watford               0-2
Nov 11  (A)   Portsmouth            1-1  Owusu-Abeyi
Nov 17  (H)   Wimbledon             1-4  Papadopulos
Nov 24  (H)   Southampton           0-1
Dec  8  (H)   Charlton Athletic     0-0
Jan  6  (A)   Derby County          0-2
Jan 20  (A)   West Ham United       0-2
Jan 26  (H)   Chelsea               2-1  Birchall, Spicer
Feb  4  (A)   Leicester City        2-2  Spicer, Bradley
Feb  9  (H)   Ipswich Town          0-2
Feb 17  (A)   Coventry City         2-0  Cesc, Papadopoulos
Feb 23  (H)   Nottingham Forest     1-1  Aliadičre
Mar  1  (H)   Leicester City        3-0  Spicer, Aliadičre, Hoyte 
Mar 10  (A)   Fulham                3-1  Cesc 2, Hoyte
Mar 15  (A)   Tottenham Hotspur     2-0  Birchall 2
Mar 22  (H)   Derby County          4-0  Papadopoulos, Skulason, Aliadičre 2
Apr  7  (A)   Watford               0-0
Apr 13  (H)   Portsmouth            1-0  Senderos
Apr 21  (A)   Wimbledon             0-0
Apr 26  (H)   West Ham United       3-5  Bentley 2, Papadopulos
 

FA Premier reserve league (south)

Final table

                         P   W   D   L   F   A  Pts
Charlton Athletic       28  17   6   5  46  19   57  
Derby County            28  13  10   5  46  31   49
Southampton             28  14   6   8  43  28   48
West Ham United         28  12   8   8  37  35   44  
Tottenham Hotspur       28  11   9   8  42  35   42 
ARSENAL                 28  10   9   9  41  35   39  
Chelsea                 28  11   6  11  37  33   39  
Leicester City          28   9  11   8  34  40   38  
Coventry City           28   9  10   9  38  40   37
Wimbledon               28   9   5  14  35  47   32 
Watford                 28   6  12  10  32  40   30
Portsmouth              28   6  11  11  36  39   29  
Nottingham Forest       28   6  11  11  33  41   29 
Ipswich Town            28   8   4  16  32  43   28
Fulham                  28   6   8  14  27  54   26  

Arsenal reserve team appearances 2002/2003

Last updated 24 May 2004

In the following table figures in brackets are goals, figures after the plus sign appearances as substitute. In the second column, an S indicates player is also member of 1st team squad, a Y indicates eligibility for one of the youth teams, T indicates triallist or unknown status. Otherwise player is only a member of the reserve squad.


 
                              Premier Reserve League
                              ----------------------
Graham Stack        S                 8
Rami Shaaban        S                 8
Stuart Taylor       S                 6
Craig Holloway      Y                 5
Mark Howard         Y                 1

Olaf Skulason       Y                19+1 (1)
Frankie Simek       Y                18+1
Alex Bailey         Y                17+2
Justin Hoyte        Y                16   (3)
Stathis Tavlaridis                   11+1 (1)
Danny Karbassiyoon                    8+2
Gaël Clichy                           8
Juan                                  7   (1) 
Sam Oji             Y                 4
Philippe Senderos   S                 3   (1)
Ryan Garry          Y                 1
Pascal Cygan        S                 1
Liam Chilvers                         1
Kerrea Gilbert      Y                 1
Ashley Probets      Y                  +3
Johannes Djourou    Y                  +2
Dorian Small        Y                  +1

John Spicer         Y                23+2 (3)
Stephen Bradley     Y                22+2 (2)
Nicky Nicolau       Y                16+3
Francesc Fabregas   Y                13   (3)
Paulinho                              8+4 (1)
Jerome Thomas                         8   (4)
Jordan Fowler       Y                 6+4
John Halls                            4+1 (1)
Patrick Cregg       Y                 3+3
Sebastian Larsson   Y                 2+2                
Ray Parlour         S                 2
Edu                 S                 1   (1)
Sebastian Svärd                       

David Bentley       Y                14   (3)
Michal Papadopulos                   12   (4)
Ryan Smith          Y                 7+6
Quincy Owusu-Abeyi  Y                 7+3 (1)
Jeremie Aliadičre   S                 7   (8)
Adam Birchall       Y                 6+11(3)
Dean Shiels         Y                 1+2
Dennis Bergkamp     S                 1
Kanu                S                 1
Anthony Stokes      T                  +3
Dean McDonald       Y                  +2

Juan on loan to Millwall, Aug - Sep 2003, transferred to Fluminense Jan 2004
Chilvers on loan to Colchester, Aug 2003 -  Jan 2004
Halls on loan to Stoke City, Oct - Nov 2003, transferred permanently Dec 2003
Pennant on loan to Leeds United, Aug 2003 - Mar 2004
Volz on loan to Fulham, Aug - Dec 2003, transferred permanently Jan 2004
Svärd on loan to FC Copenhagen, Aug - Dec 2003, and Stoke City, Jan - May 2004
Holloway on loan to Crawley Town, Nov - Dec 2003
Tavlaridis on loan to Lille, Jan - May 2004
Stepanovs on loan to KSK Beveren, Aug 2003 - May 2004
Thomas transferred to Charlton, Jan 2004


Lineups

Aug 18 (a) Chelsea 2-3
Scorers: Bentley 38, Aliadičre 90
Taylor;  Hoyte (Bailey 45), Clichy, Tavlaridis, Chilvers; 
Halls#, Bradley, Spicer, Nicolau; Aliadičre#, Bentley
Subs not used: Fowler, Paulinho, Holloway

Sep 3 (a) Ipswich Town 4-1
Scorers: Aliadičre 18, Hoyte 41, Thomas 43, Halls 64
Taylor; Hoyte, Clichy, Tavlaridis, Halls; 
Bradley (Fowler 80), Paulinho (Spicer 80), Bailey, Thomas; 
Aliadičre, Owusu-Abeyi (Nicolau 85)
Subs not used: Oji, Holloway

Sep 8 (h) Tottenham Hotspur 4-0
Scorers: Aliadičre 12,17, Edu 41, Thomas 48
Stack; Hoyte, Clichy#, Keown (Tavlaridis ht), Cygan; 
Edu, Parlour, Kanu (Halls 79), Thomas; 
Aliadičre, Bergkamp (Paulinho 84)
Subs not used: Bradley, Holloway

Sep 16 (a) Southampton 0-2
Scorers: 
Holloway; Hoyte, Clichy (Nicolau 80), Tavlaridis, Halls; 
Bradley (Spicer 74), Paulinho (Skulason 62), Bailey, Thomas; 
Bentley, Owusu-Abeyi
Subs not used: Larsson, Howard

Sep 29 (a) Charlton Athletic 0-0
Scorers: 
Holloway; Bailey, Juan, Halls, Skulason; 
Bradley, Spicer, Paulinho#, Nicolau; 
Thomas, Owusu-Abeyi (Smith 62)
Subs not used: Cregg, Larsson, Probets, Howard

Oct 7 (a) Nottingham Forest 3-2
Scorers: Bradley 60, Tavlaridis 63, Juan 82
Holloway; Clichy, Juan, Tavlaridis#, Simek; 
Bradley, Spicer, Paulinho, Skulason#; 
Smith, Owusu-Abeyi (Birchall 60)
Subs not used: Cregg, Kilkenny, Holloway

Oct 13 (h) Coventry City 2-2
Scorers: Thomas 38, 53
Stack; Bailey, Juan#, Tavlaridis, Skulason; 
Bradley, Spicer, Paulinho (Simek 66), Nicolau (Smith 64); 
Bentley, Thomas (Birchall 83)
Subs not used: O'Donnell, Holloway

Oct 20 (h) Fulham 1-1
Scorers: Paulinho
Holloway#; Bailey, Juan, Tavlaridis#, Simek; 
Bradley, Spicer (Birchall 80), Paulinho (Smith 75), Skulason; 
Bentley, Thomas
Subs not used: Larsson, Nicolau, Howard

Nov 3 (h) Watford 0-2
Scorers: 
Shaaban; Bailey, Juan, Tavlaridis, Simek; 
Bradley (Paulinho 75), Spicer, Cesc, Skulason (Owusu-Abeyi 31); 
Smith, Thomas (Nicolau 45)
Subs: Karbassiyoon, Holloway

Nov 11 (a) Portsmouth 1-1
Scorers: Owusu-Abeyi 8
Shaaban; Hoyte, Clichy, Tavlaridis, Bailey; 
Bradley, Spicer, Cesc, Nicolau; 
Smith (Birchall 80), Owusu-Abeyi
Subs not used: Cregg, O'Donnell, Oji, Holloway

Nov 17 (h) Wimbledon 1-4
Scorers: Papadopulos 31
Stack; Hoyte, Clichy, Tavlaridis, Senderos (Bailey h-t); 
Bradley, Spicer, Cesc, Nicolau; 
Smith, Papadopulos (Birchall h-t)
Subs not used: Karbassiyoon, Simek, Howard

Nov 24 (h) Southampton 0-1
Scorers: 
Howard; Bailey, Juan, Tavlaridis#, Simek; 
Skulason (Fowler 83), Spicer, Paulinho, Nicolau (Probets 81); 
Karbassiyoon (Smith 73), Birchall
Subs not used: Oji, Wright

Dec 8 (h) Charlton Athletic 0-0
Scorers: 
Shaaban; Bailey, Juan, Tavlaridis, Simek; 
Skulason (Paulinho 68), Spicer (Owusu-Abeyi 74), Cesc, Thomas; 
Bentley, Papadopulos (Smith 71)
Subs not used: Nicolau, Howard

Jan 6 (a) Derby County 0-2
Scorers: 
Stack; Larsson (Fowler 67), Clichy#, Oji, Simek#; 
Bradley (Paulinho 65), Spicer, Cesc (Smith 52), Bentley; 
Birchall, Papadopulos
Subs not used: Karbassiyoon, Holloway

Jan 21 (a) West Ham United 0-2
Scorers: 
Stack; Skulason, Nicolau, Oji, Simek; 
Fowler#, Bradley, Spicer, Paulinho (Cregg# h-t); 
Birchall (Stokes 74), Smith (Karbassiyoon 63)
Subs not used: Djourou, Larsson, O'Donnell, Howard

Jan 26 (h) Chelsea 2-1
Scorers: Birchall 17, Spicer 50
Holloway; Bailey, Nicolau, Oji, Simek; 
Fowler# (Djourou 66), Bradley, Spicer, Skulason; 
Birchall (Stokes 71), Karbassiyoon (Probets 74)
Subs: Cregg, Howard

Feb 4 (a) Leicester City 2-2
Scorers: Spicer 28, Bradley 69
Taylor; Hoyte, Nicolau, Garry, Simek; 
Fowler, Bradley, Spicer, Skulason; 
Owusu-Abeyi, Smith
Subs: Bailey, Birchall, Djourou, Karbassiyoon, Holloway

Feb 9 (h) Ipswich Town 0-2
Scorers: 
Taylor; Hoyte, Nicolau, Oji (Djourou 75), Simek; 
Cesc (Cregg 46), Bradley, Spicer, Skulason#; 
Owusu-Abeyi, Smith (Birchall 11)
Subs not used: Bailey, Holloway

Feb 17 (a) Coventry City 2-0
Scorers: Cesc 7, Papadopoulos 9
Taylor; Bailey, Nicolau, Skulason, Simek; 
Cesc, Cregg, Bradley, Spicer; 
Birchall (McDonald 76), Papadopoulos#
Subs not used: Fowler, Larsson, Oji, Shaaban

Feb 23 (h) Nottingham Forest 1-1
Scorers: Aliadičre 64
Shaaban; Bailey, Nicolau, Skulason, Simek; 
Fowler, Spicer, Larsson (Birchall 85), Karbassiyoon (Probets 63); 
Aliadičre, Papadopoulos# (Shiels 90)
Subs not used: Oji, Holloway

Mar 1 (h) Leicester City 3-0
Scorers: Spicer 12, Aliadičre 15, Hoyte 55
Stack; Hoyte, Bailey, Skulason, Simek; 
Spicer (Karbassiyoon 79), Cesc, Nicolau, Bentley; 
Aliadičre (Bradley 67), Papadopoulos# (Birchall 79)
Subs not used: Oji, Holloway

Mar 9 (a) Fulham 3-1
Scorers: Cesc 17,55, Hoyte 85
Stack; Hoyte, Bailey, Skulason, Simek; 
Spicer (Cregg 45), Cesc, Nicolau, Bradley; 
Bentley, Papadopoulos (Birchall 89)
Subs not used: Karbassiyoon, Larsson, Holloway

Mar 15 (a) Tottenham Hotspur 2-0
Scorers: Birchall 40,59
Stack; Bailey, Nicolau#, Hoyte, Simek#; 
Cregg#, Cesc, Bradley (Larsson 87), Bentley; 
Birchall (Shiels# 82), Karbassiyoon
Subs not used: Djourou, Fowler, Holloway

Mar 22 (h) Derby County 4-0
Scorers: Papadopoulos 13, Skulason 69, Aliadičre 89,90
Shaaban; Hoyte, Bailey, Skulason, Simek; 
Cregg (Fowler 70), Bradley, Nicolau, Bentley; 
Papadopoulos (Birchall 81), Aliadičre
Subs not used: Karbassiyoon, Larsson, Howard

Apr 7 (a) Watford 0-0
Scorers: 
Shaaban; Hoyte (Larsson 60), Karbassiyoon, Skulason, Simek; 
Fowler, Cesc (Birchall 60), Bradley, Spicer;
Bentley (Probets 60), Papadopoulos
Subs not used: Shiels, Holloway

Apr 13 (h) Portsmouth 1-0
Scorers: Senderos 47
Stack; Hoyte, Karbassiyoon, Senderos, Simek; 
Parlour (Skulason 65), Cesc, Spicer, Bentley; 
Papadopoulos (Bradley 45), Aliadičre
Subs not used: Bailey, Birchall, Holloway

Apr 21 (a) Wimbledon 0-0
Scorers: 
Shaaban; Karbassiyoon, Bailey, Hoyte, Senderos; 
Spicer, Cesc (Owusu-Abeyi 30), Bradley, Skulason; 
Papadopoulos, Bentley
Subs not used: Birchall, Fowler, Larsson, Niedzwiecki

Apr 26 (h) West Ham 3-5
Scorers: Bentley 31,73, Papadopulos 59
Stack; Karbassiyoon, Gilbert, Hoyte, Skulason; 
Spicer, Fowler (Small 81), Bradley (Stokes 51), Bentley; 
Papadopoulos, Shiels (McDonald 60)
Subs not used: Hislop, Niedzwiecki

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