Arsenal (a) 1948/49

Saturday 25 September 1948 at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury (Att 58,940)

Arsenal (1) 3 (D Compton 12, Lewis 56 63): Swindin, Barnes, Smith, Forbes, L Compton, Mercer, Roper, Macauley, Lewis, B Jones, D Compton.
Wolves (1) 1 (Smith 45): Williams, McLean, Pritchard, W Crook, Shorthouse, Forbes, Hancocks, Dunn Pye, Smyth, Mullen.

Referee: Mr J Wiltshire (Sherborne, Dorset).
Order of Goals: a,W,a,a.
Injury: During the first-half Walley Barnes was carried off and had stitches to a head wound after colliding with two colleagues.
International: Billy Wright was missing from the Wolves team and Lawrie Scott from Arsenal’s as they were preparing for England friendly against Denmark in Copenhagen the following day.
Position: 10th.