Arsenal welcome West Brom to the Emirates for their 20th Boxing Day match in the Premier League.

Here are some others stats and trivia from previous games:

Arsenal’s Premier League Boxing Day record

  • P19
  • W12
  • L2
  • D5
  • Scored 33
  • Conceded 16

Leading Boxing Day Scorers:

  • Thierry Henry 7
  • Freddie Lungberg 2
  • Paul Merson 2
  • Theo Walcott 2
  • 18 others 1

Boxing Day trivia

cannonUntil 1956 Arsenal regularly played the same opposition home and away on Christmas and Boxing Day

cannonThe 4-0 Boxing Day defeat at the hands of Southampton was the last time Arsenal lost on a Saturday

cannonJoseph Powell, Woolwich Arsenal’s first captain, played his first game on Boxing Day in 1892

cannonArsenal’s first ever Boxing Day League game was played in 1893. Arsenal won 3-1 against Grimbsy, scoring their first ever League penalty

cannonThierry Henry scored his first Arsenal hattrick on Boxing Day 2000 in a 6-1 win over Leicester

cannon1895 Arsenal 10 Cliftonville Athletic 1