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GUNNERS YEARS: No goals in stale north London derby

PUBLISHED: 11:31 01 September 2009 | UPDATED: 16:25 07 September 2010

1997: Arsenal fail to break down ten-man Tottenham Hotspur as the north London derby ends goalless. Spurs defender Justin Edinburgh was sent off early on but his side hold out despite Ian Wright s frantic efforts to equal Gunners legend Cliff Bastin s cl

1997:

Arsenal fail to break down ten-man Tottenham Hotspur as the north London derby ends goalless.

Spurs' defender Justin Edinburgh was sent off early on but his side hold out despite Ian Wright's frantic efforts to equal Gunners legend Cliff Bastin's club record of 178 goals.

"Would Wright ever score again?" smiled Arsene Wenger afterwards. "If you can say anyone will, it is him. It was not his day - like the rest of the team. We were not strong enough at set pieces, which was the only way we were going to win it.

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