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GUNNERS YEARS: Graham bites back at critics after title triumph

PUBLISHED: 10:06 27 May 2009 | UPDATED: 16:13 07 September 2010

1989: George Graham hits back at critics who claim his side roughed up Liverpool in their 2-0 win at Anfield, which clinched Arsenal s first title in 18 years, We were not violent, not physical in the least, he said, before praising his young team

1989:

George Graham hits back at critics who claim his side ''roughed up'' Liverpool in their 2-0 win at Anfield, which clinched Arsenal's first title in 18 years, "We were not violent, not physical in the least,'' he said, before praising his young team.

"We have laid a foundation of belief at Highbury. If you lose hope, or lose belief, you may as well get out of football. This win was a fairytale, the unpredictable that makes us all love football.''

An estimated 250,000 fans take to the streets of Islington to see the trophy paraded. Graham adds: This is the finest day. The fans have shown how they appreciate us and we want to show the fans that we appreciate them.''

Meanwhile, the Gunners are linked with a move for Sheffield Wednesday's powerful Iceland international midfielder, Siggi Jonsson.

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