Arsenal's 38 steps to history

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Aug 16: Everton (h) 2-1
Henry (penalty) and Pires secure winning start despite Campbell's red card

Aug 16: Everton (h) 2-1
Henry (penalty) and Pires secure winning start despite Campbell's red card

Aug 24: Middlesbrough (a) 4-0
Result never in doubt after three goals in first 20 minutes

Aug 27: Aston Villa (h) 2-0
Campbell's 57th-minute goal eases nerves. Henry hits second

Aug 31: Man City (a) 2-1
Wiltord and Ljungberg reply after early own goal by Lauren

Sept 13: Portsmouth (h) 1-1
Henry penalty cancels out Sheringham's opener

Sept 21: Man Utd (a) 0-0
Stormy game ends in brawl after Van Nistelrooy hits controversial late penalty against bar. Vieira had earlier been sent off

Sept 26: Newcastle (h) 3-2
Henry's 80th-minute penalty settles thriller after Newcastle equalised twice

Oct 4: Liverpool (a) 2-1
Fine goal by Pires clinches win after Hyypia own goal cancels out Kewell opener

Oct 18: Chelsea (h) 2-1
Edu and Crespo strike early, but Henry scores to secure points

Oct 26: Charlton (a) 1-1
Di Canio penalty gives Charlton lead before Henry's equaliser

Nov 1: Leeds (a) 4-1
Henry double sets up comfortable win

Nov 8: Tottenham (h) 2-1
Late Pires and Ljungberg goals deny Spurs, who had led through Anderton

Nov 22: Birmingham (a) 3-0
Bergkamp and Pires add late goals to Ljungberg's early strike

Nov 30: Fulham (h) 0-0
Fulham hold on for draw

Dec 6: Leicester (a) 1-1
Hignett's last-minute equaliser frustrates Arsenal, who have Cole sent off

Dec 14: Blackburn (h) 1-0
Bergkamp secures win after tight encounter

Dec 20: Bolton (a) 1-1
Pedersen's late equaliser cancels out Pires opener

Dec 26: Wolves (h) 3-0
Two goals for Henry plus own goal by Craddock

Dec 29: Southampton (a) 1-0
Pires scores after 35 minutes to deny stubborn Southampton

Jan 7: Everton (a) 1-1
Kanu opens scoring before Radzinski's equaliser

Jan 10: Middlesbrough (h) 4-1
Henry, Pires and Ljungberg score as Arsenal, helped by Queudrue own goal, ease home

Jan 18: Aston Villa (a) 2-0
Two more for Henry as Villa fail to provide testing opposition

Feb 1: Man City (h) 2-1
Tarnat own goal and Henry long-range spectacular settle game marred by late dispute between Cole and former Highbury man Anelka, who is sent off after scoring a consolation goal

Feb 7: Wolves (a) 3-1
Wolves equalise after Bergkamp opener, but Henry and Touré score to establish club record of 24 games unbeaten from start of season

Feb 10: Southampton (h) 2-0
Two more from Henry, the second in the last minute

Feb 21: Chelsea (a) 2-1
Gudjohnsen gives Chelsea early lead, but Vieira and Edu reply before interval as Arsenal follow up FA Cup defeat of same opponents a week earlier

Feb 28: Charlton (h) 2-1
Pires and Henry score inside four minutes, but after Jensen's goal Arsenal have to hold on

March 13: Blackburn (a) 2-0
Henry converts contentiously awarded free-kick and Pires adds late second to end Rovers' stern resistance

March 20: Bolton (h) 2-1
Pires and Bergkamp score in first 24 minutes but Campo goal before interval ensures tight finish

March 28: Man Utd (h) 1-1
Henry hits brilliant 20-yarder at start of second half of an intense battle before Saha strikes four minutes from end

April 9: Liverpool (h) 4-2
Having been knocked out of the FA Cup and Champions' League, Arsenal respond impressively, Henry completing a hat-trick after Hyypia and Owen had twice given Liverpool the lead

April 11: Newcastle (a) 0-0
Wiltord, Henry and Reyes go close as Arsenal finish strongly

April 16: Leeds (h) 5-0
Henry scores four times to register 150 career goals, third in the all-time Arsenal scoring stakes, as the Gunners stage a master class

April 25: Tottenham (a) 2-2
Arsenal are crowned champions, despite letting slip two-goal lead against their old rivals. Redknapp and Keane force a draw after Vieira and Pires had scored before the interval

May 1: Birmingham (h) 0-0
Arsenal dominate but are held by dogged Birmingham

May 4: Portsmouth (a) 1-1
Reyes equalises in second half after Yakubu's opener had threatened to end Arsenal's unbeaten run

May 9: Fulham (a) 1-0
Van der Sar's blunder lets in Reyes for winner

May 15: Leicester (h) 2-1
Arsenal seal their place in history with second-half goals by Henry and Vieira after Dickov's opener