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Arsenal Games With The Most Yellow Cards

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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
7 Leeds United 26-11-2000
6 Wigan Athletic 11-02-2007
6 Manchester United 29-08-2009
6 Manchester City 05-11-2017
6 Manchester United 13-04-2008
5 Fulham 29-11-2006
5 Everton 10-02-2002
5 Chelsea 16-12-2007
5 West Ham United 03-10-1999
5 Sunderland 04-10-2008
5 Huddersfield Town 08-12-2018
5 Manchester United 16-05-2009
5 Fulham 24-08-2005
5 Crystal Palace 18-10-1997
5 Newcastle United 13-08-2011
5 Chelsea 08-09-2001
5 Manchester United 22-01-2012
5 Manchester United 16-11-1996
5 Everton 29-12-2007
5 Tottenham Hotspur 07-11-1999
5 Tottenham Hotspur 07-02-2015
5 Sunderland 11-01-1997
5 Chelsea 30-09-1995
5 Leeds United 11-05-1999
5 Newcastle United 30-11-1996
  • 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 –

Kolo Toure (30 Min), Thierry Henry (82 Min), Jens Lehmann (86 Min), Tomas Rosicky (86 Min), Francesc Fabregas (89 Min), Gael Clichy (90 Min)
But the so were 3 of the Wigan players – Leighton Baines (57 Min), Lee McCulloch (83 Min), Fitz Hall (90 Min)
  • 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 –

Alex Song (23 Min), William Gallas (31 Min), Robin van Persie (45 Min), Manuel Almunia (59 Min), Emmanuel Eboue (70 Min), Bacary Sagna (75 Min)
  • 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
Patrick Vieira 75 23941 319.21
Martin Keown 55 24113 438.42
Ray Parlour 52 22623 435.06
Ian Wright 44 15978 363.14
Francesc Fabregas 42 16797 399.93
Dennis Bergkamp 41 22227 542.12
Nigel Winterburn 37 23224 627.68
Tony Adams 37 22480 607.57
Steve Bould 36 14810 411.39
Alex Song 36 10938 303.83
Robin van Persie 35 13295 379.86
Laurent Koscielny 33 20919 633.91
Etame-Mayer Lauren 32 13620 425.63
Lee Dixon 30 21683 722.77
Thierry Henry 29 21225 731.9
Jack Wilshere 28 9933 354.75
Ashley Cole 28 13363 477.25
Mathieu Flamini 27 10546 390.59
Gael Clichy 27 15287 566.19
Aaron Ramsey 26 12756 490.62
Shkodran Mustafi 24 6535 272.29
Gilles Grimandi 23 7815 339.78
Bacary Sagna 23 18130 788.26
Granit Xhaka 22 7837 356.23
Tomas Rosicky 22 9930 451.36
Kolo Toure 22 18183 826.5
Fredrik Ljungberg 21 14001 666.71
Hector Bellerin 20 11886 594.3
Francis Coquelin 18 5725 318.06
Nacho Monreal 18 14156 786.44
John Hartson 17 4728 278.12
Olivier Giroud 16 10897 681.06
Emmanuel Eboue 16 7399 462.44
William Gallas 15 9015 601
Mikel Arteta 15 8598 573.2
Alexis Sanchez 15 11177 745.13
Thomas Vermaelen 14 7512 536.57
Abou Diaby 14 7803 557.36
Kieran Gibbs 14 8923 637.36
Santi Cazorla 13 10808 831.38
Emmanuel Petit 13 7089 545.31
Jens Lehmann 12 10641 886.75
Edu 12 3762 313.5
Sol Campbell 12 12790 1065.83
David Platt 12 6247 520.58
John Jensen 11 7982 725.64
Per Mertesacker 11 13206 1200.55
Robert Pires 11 9318 847.09
Calum Chambers 11 2751 250.09
Mesut Ozil 11 9252 841.09

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.

Players Yellow Cards Min. Minutes/Cards
8 1659 207.38
Sokratis Papastathopoulos
7 1987 283.86
Shkodran Mustafi
7 2065 295
Granit Xhaka
6 2070 345
Luca Torreira
5 1691 338.2
Matteo Guendouzi
3 1441 480.33
Sead Kolasinac
3 1535 511.67
Hector Bellerin
2 773 386.5
Stephen Lichtsteiner
2 1231 615.5
Nacho Monreal
2 1888 944
Alexandre Lacazette
1 523 523
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
1 807 807
Rob Holding
1 868 868
Laurent Koscielny
1 1159 1159
Henrikh Mkhitaryan
1 1192 1192
Mesut Ozil

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