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Tottenham grab the moral victory as Arsenal signing suffers foul-tempered homecoming

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have met 50 times in the Premier League and countless times more across all competitions, yet few encounters between the local rivals have matched the intense viciousness of a 1-1 draw in November 2001. It was Sol Campbell’s first return to White Hart Lane since shocking English football by crossing the north London divide by way of a free transfer that summer. Safe to say, it was not a polite homecoming; riot police were called into action outside the ground, songs were sung that would have Peter Herbert laying kittens, balloons marked with the word ‘Judas’ filled the landscape and at least two objects were thrown directly at the former England...
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