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ARSENAL  create a new League record by scoring in 55 consecutive League matches.

The few years around the turn of the Millennium saw a consistency in the form of Arsenal. For eight years they finished as champions or runners-up in the Premier League and starting in May 2003 they embarked on an amazing run of 49 unbeaten League matches on the trot. In that record sequence they went through the whole 2003/04 season without suffer a League reverse, the first time that had been done since the 1800s. The 49 matches. Before then, though, Arsene Wenger's side had set another record in consistency - they had scored in each of 55 consecutive matches breaking the record set by Chesterfield over 70 years previously (Chesterfield's record) From May 19th 2001 to November 30th 2002 Arsenal scored in every League match they played in. The run finally came to an end at Old Trafford with a 2-0 defeat, amazingly the same venue and same scoreline that was to end Arsenal's undefeated record a little under two years later.
                 
   

The 55 matches

   
                 
   

2000/01

       
Tue May 15   Premier Newcastle United Away Drew 0-0
1 Sat May 19   Premier Southampton Away Lost 2-3

2001/02

2 Sat Aug 18   Premier Middlesbrough Away Won 4-0
3 Tue Aug 21 Premier   Leeds United Home Lost 1-2
4 Sat Aug 25 Premier   Leicester City Home Won 4-0
5 Sat Sep 8 Premier   Chelsea Away Drew 1-1
6 Sat Sep 15 Premier   Fulham Away Won 3-1
7 Sat Sep 22 Premier   Bolton Wanderers Home Drew 1-1
8 Sat Sep 29 Premier   Derby County Away Won 2-0
9 Sat Oct 13 Premier   Southampton Away Won 2-0
10 Sat Oct 20 Premier   Blackburn Rovers Home Drew 3-3
11 Sat Oct 27 Premier   Sunderland Away Drew 1-1
12 Sun Nov 4 Premier   Charlton Athletic Home Lost 2-4
13 Sat Nov 17 Premier   Tottenham Hotspur Away Drew 1-1
14 Sun Nov 25 Premier   Manchester United Home Won 3-1
15 Sat Dec 1 Premier   Ipswich Town Away Won 2-0
16 Sun Dec 9 Premier   Aston Villa Home Won 3-2
17 Sat Dec 15 Premier   West Ham United Away Drew 1-1
18 Tue Dec 18 Premier Newcastle United Home Lost 1-3
19 Sun Dec 23 Premier   Liverpool Away Won 2-1
20 Wed Dec 26 Premier   Chelsea Home Won 2-1
21 Sat Dec 29 Premier   Middlesbrough Home Won 2-1
22 Sun Jan 13 Premier   Liverpool Home Drew 1-1
23 Sun Jan 20 Premier   Leeds United Away Drew 1-1
24 Wed Jan 23 Premier   Leicester City Away Won 3-1
25 Wed Jan 30 Premier   Blackburn Rovers Away Won 3-2
26 Sat Feb 2 Premier   Southampton Home Drew 1-1
27 Sun Feb 10 Premier   Everton Away Won 1-0
28 Sat Feb 23 Premier   Fulham Home Won 4-1
29 Sat Mar 2 Premier   Newcastle United Away Won 2-0
30 Tue Mar 5 Premier   Derby County Home Won 1-0
31 Sun Mar 17 Premier   Aston Villa Away Won 2-1
32 Sat Mar 30 Premier Sunderland Home Won 3-0
33 Mon Apr 1 Premier   Charlton Athletic Away Won 3-0
34 Sat Apr 6 Premier   Tottenham Hotspur Home Won 2-1
35 Sun Apr 21 Premier   Ipswich Town Home Won 2-0
36 Wed Apr 24 Premier   West Ham United Home Won 2-0
37 Mon Apr 29 Premier   Bolton Wanderers Away Won 2-0
38 Wed May 8 Premier   Manchester United Away Won 1-0
39 Sat May 11 Premier   Everton Home Won 4-3
   

2002/03

         
40 Sun Aug 18 Premier   Birmingham City Home Won 2-0
41 Sat Aug 24 Premier   West Ham United Away Drew 2-2
42 Tue Aug 27 Premier West Bromwich A. Home Won 5-2
43 Sun Sep 1 Premier   Chelsea Away Drew 1-1
44 Tue Sep 10 Premier   Manchester City Home Won 2-1
45 Sat Sep 14 Premier   Charlton Athletic Away Won 3-0
46 Sat Sep 21 Premier   Bolton Wanderers Home Won 2-1
47 Sat Sep 28 Premier   Leeds United Away Won 4-1
48 Sun Oct 6 Premier   Sunderland Home Won 3-1
49 Sat Oct 19 Premier   Everton Away Lost 1-2
50   Sat Oct 26 Premier Blackburn Rovers Home Lost 1-2
51   Sun Nov 3 Premier   Fulham Away Won 1-0
52   Sat Nov 9 Premier   Newcastle United Home Won 1-0
53   Sat Nov 16 Premier   Tottenham Hotspur Home Won 3-0
54   Sat Nov 23 Premier   Southampton Away Lost 2-3
55   Sat Nov 30 Premier   Aston Villa Home Won 3-1
Sat Dec 7 Premier   Manchester United Away Lost 0-2
                   

   

     

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