Wojciech Szczęsny became the recipient of Arsenal’s 100th red card during Arsène Wenger’s reign as Arsenal manager on Wednesday night when he was dismissed during the Gunners’ 2-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie.
Here is a full list of those red cards:
Some interesting stats from the table above:
1 – Francis Jeffers is the only player to be sent off in a Community Shield game for Arsène Wenger’s side.
2 – Wojciech Szczęsny is only the second goalkeeper to receive a red card during the Wenger era. Both have been in the Champions League – the other being Jens Lehmann’s in the 2006 Champions League final defeat to Barcelona.
3 – Barcelona and PSV Eindhoven have benefited the most from Arsenal’s indiscipline in Europe with the Gunners receiving 3 red cards against each of these sides.
3 – 19 February and 7 November are the dates Arsenal have received 3 red cards cumulatively over the years.
9 – Arsenal have had nine players sent off in matches against Manchester United in all competitions.
10 – Patrick Vieira has been sent off on the most occasions.
12 – Arsenal received a season-high 12 red cards under Wenger during their double-winning season of 2001-02.
42 – There have been 42 different teams to benefit from an Arsenal red card.
50 – Exactly 50 different players have received a red card.
66 – Arsène Wenger’s side have received 66 of these red cards in the Premier League.