Tottenham Break Arsenal Jinx

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.

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