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GUNNERS YEARS: Quinn scores Sunderland winner as Vieira gets red card

PUBLISHED: 14:17 14 August 2009 | UPDATED: 16:22 07 September 2010

August 13, 2000 Arsene Wenger warns Arsenal must hit the ground running – then sees his side lose 1-0 at Sunderland in the season opener, former Gunner Niall Quinn netting the Black Cats winner on 53 minutes. Patrick Vieira saw red as the visitors domina

August 13, 2000

Arsene Wenger warns Arsenal must hit the ground running - then sees his side lose 1-0 at Sunderland in the season opener, former Gunner Niall Quinn netting the Black Cats' winner on 53 minutes.

Patrick Vieira saw red as the visitors dominated proceedings and Wenger admitted afterwards: "We will win the championship if we dominate games like that for the rest of the season. We had seven or eight one-on-ones and still lost. I have not lost a game like that in England before.'" Meanwhile, Arsenal announced they have banned 37 fans from Highbury following disturbances before the previous season's Uefa Cup final with Galatasaray in Copenhagen.


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