Arsenal Games With The Most Yellow Cards In Premier League History
Arsenal games with the most yellow cards in the English Premier League? Which Arsenal games have the most yellow cards? Here we look at the most fierce Premier League Arsenal games ever to see the Arsenal games with the most yellow cards.
Here we look at the most fierce Premier League games ever for Arsenal. Arsenal have had some great players over the years but also aggressive ones too. Arsenal players like Patrick Vieira, Tony Adams, Kolo Toure and William Gallas all come to mind. But which Arsenal games saw the most yellow cards? Well, read more to find out.
Arsenal Games With The Most Yellow Cards
Premier League Arsenal Most Yellow Cards In A Game (Overall)
|Yellow Cards||Vs Club||Date|
|5||West Ham United||03-10-1999|
- Leeds United 1-0 Arsenal – 26 November 2000
7 Arsenal players were booked in this showdown – Etame-Mayer Lauren (5 Min), Martin Keown (25 Min), Oleg Luzhniy (40 Min), Thierry Henry (45 Min), Ray Parlour (55 Min), Silvinho (62 Min), Tony Adams (90 Min)
It must have been a heated race since Arsenal were chasing for the league title but eventually conceded it to Manchester United by 10 points.
- Arsenal 2-1 Wigan Athletic – 11 February 2007
Tomas Rosicky scored his first Premier League goal to break Wigan’s hearts as Arsenal fought back all the way from a goal down in the final 10 minutes to move back into the top-four standings.
Wigan broke the deadlock with Denny Landzaat’s superb strike from 35 yards, Jens Lehmann had no chance.
Luckily for the Gunners, Emile Heskey hit the post and missed a good opportunity to put Wigan further ahead, while Thierry Henry was also wasteful in front of the opposition.
But Fitz Hall ended up putting the ball into his own net to concede the equaliser and Arsenal’s Rosicky headed in Julio Baptista’s cross.
Six Arsenal players were awarded –
- Manchester United 2-1 Arsenal – 29 August 2009
Manchester United ended Arsenal’s perfect start to the season by winning the fixture 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
Abou Diaby scored an own goal through one of Ryan Giggs’ free-kicks in the 64th minute after Wayne Rooney’s penalty levelled United with the Gunners. It was Andrey Arshavin who opened the scoring with his goal in the first half.
Arsenal looked really frustrated on the pitch, collecting 6 yellows in the process –
- Manchester City 3-1 Arsenal 5 November 2017
Kevin de Bruyne’s classy finish and Sergio Aguero’s penalty put City in command even though Arsenal substitute, Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back in the 65th minute, Gabriel Jesus managed to seal the victory and make it their 9th consecutive one.
6 Arsenal players went into the referee’s book –
Nacho Monreal (49 Min), Alexandre Lacazette (59 Min), Laurent Koscielny (67 Min), Granit Xhaka (75 Min), Alexis Sanchez (77 Min), Mesut Ozil (90 Min), while only one of the City players got shown the yellow – Nicholas Otamendi (75 min)
- Manchester United 2-1 Arsenal – 13 April 2008
With their title dreams hanging in the balance, it was hardly any surprise that it was Arsenal who started the match in the most upbeat fashion, forcing the pace of the game and really drilling into the opposition goal line. However, Manchester United ended the visitor’s hopes of taking the title with a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.
The Gunners took the early lead through Emmanuel Adebayor but were eventually beaten by a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty and a remarkable free-kick from Owen Hargreaves.
This is one of the Arsenal games with the most yellow cards. 6 yellow cards were awarded to the Gunners players while United only collected 2 –
Robin van Persie (38 Min), William Gallas (52 Min), Jens Lehmann (53 Min), Aliaksandr Hleb (56 Min), Emmanuel Adebayor (63 Min), Justin Hoyte (90 Min)
Wes Brown (15 Min), Michael Carrick (59 Min)
Arsenal Players With Most Yellow Cards – Premier League
This list has been taken from Statbunker and has been compiled over the past 27 years of data.
Premier League Arsenal All time – Yellow Cards
|Players||Yellow Cards||Minutes Played||Minutes/Cards|
|Robin van Persie||35||13295||379.86|
Arsenal Players With Most Yellow Cards – Premier League 2018/19
Sokratis is currently leading the bookings list with 8 but the Greek international’s defensive impacts have been felt by the team.
Arsenal continue to struggle at the backline but somehow the veteran centre-back manages to hold it together even if it means collecting a yellow card every third game.