- Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers' first ever meeting came in the FA Cup. Bolton were 1-0 winners in the first round in 1895.
- Arsenal and Bolton have now been paired together in the FA Cup for the past three seasons.
- Bolton were victorious in their last FA Cup visit to Highbury. Wanderers won 3-1 after extra-time in a fourth round replay in 1994.
- Arsenal have won the FA Cup 10 times to Bolton Wanderers' four.
- When the teams met in the competition last season a single goal from Greek international Stelios Giannakopoulos knocked us out of the Cup at the Reebok Stadium.
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