Tottenham routed North London rivals Arsenal 5-1 to reach the final of the 2008 Carling Cup. This was Tottenham’s first win over Arsenal since 7th November 1999 when they won a Premier League match 2-1 at White Hart Lane.
In the 21 matches between the two Spurs victories:
- Arsenal have won 10 and drawn 7 League matches
- Arsenal have won 1 FA Cup match
- Arsenal have won 1 and drawn 2 League Cup matches
The period has also seen six managers – David Pleat, Glenn Hoddle, Jacques Santini, Martin Jol and Clive Allen.
The manager in 1999 was George Graham the scorers Iversen and Sherwood and the team was:
Walker, Carr, Perry, Campbell, Edinburgh, Leonhardsen, Sherwood, Clemence, Ginola, Iversen and Armstrong.