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.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: