Arsenal will host Tottenham Hotspur in the latest edition of the North London Derby on Super Sunday in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium.
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The rivalry between the two teams is critical in their quest to meet their goals for the current season. After losing their first three league games, Arsenal have found a way to turn things around. In all competitions, they've now won three straight games without surrendering a goal.
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Tottenham Hotspurs, on the other hand, suffered humiliating league losses to Crystal Palace and Chelsea before beating Wolverhampton Wanderers on penalties in the Carabao Cup fourth round.
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We'll take a look back at some of the most memorable North London Derby players as the two teams get ready to face off on Sunday.
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There are 15 players who have played for both Arsenal and Tottenham at some point in their careers. Those players will be mentioned, with an emphasis on those who have made a significant impact recently.
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SOL CAMPBELL: I'm going to say this. From 1992 to 2001, the now-retired Englishman was a member of the Tottenham Hotspurs squad, serving as club captain during that time. However, he was a free agent in 2001 when he joined fierce rivals Arsenal.
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Because he betrayed them by saying he wouldn't leave the club, he is regarded as "Judas" by Spurs fans. However, he ran down his contract before joining the Gunners. While with Arsenal, Campbell played from 2001 to 2006, and again from 2010 to 2012.
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William Gallas, author: Arsenal acquired the former Chelsea midfielder as part of a trade that saw Ashley Cole go the other way.
Afraid to Face Didier Drogba: William Gallas | 90min While with Arsenal from 2006 to 2010, Gallas served as vice-captain and then transferred to Tottenham Hotspur, where he played from 2010 to 2013. He served as captain for Tottenham and has played for the top three teams in London, Arsenal, Chelsea, and Tottenham Hotspurs.
Gallas, William: When it comes to EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR, Tottenham Hotspur must be on their toes. An ex-Togolese international, the former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger acquired him from AS Monaco in a trade.
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A former Arsenal midfielder, Adebayor joined Tottenham in 2011, where he played for three years before departing for free. Adebayor was prolific for both North London clubs during his time there.
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PAT JENNINGS (President of the Board of Directors): He's regarded by many as a living legend at both clubs. During his time at Tottenham Hotspurs from 1964 until 1977, the goalkeeper played 590 times for the Lilywhites.
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He was 32 when he joined Arsenal, and he played 327 times for them between 1977 and 1985. While playing at Highbury (the former Arsenal stadium), he was known as "The Hero of Highbury," and he appeared in three FA Cup finals as well as the final of the UEFA Cup Winner's Cup.
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After appearing to retire in 1985, he returned to Spurs the following year to help his country prepare for the World Cup. As of February 1983, Jennings had made 1,000 senior appearances for the first time in English football. Aside from that, he had a successful international career, appearing in 119 games for Northern Ireland in a career spanning more than two decades.
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WILLIE YOUNG: Yet another player who excelled for both teams, performing admirably and with distinction.
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During the 1975-1977 season, Willie Young signed for Tottenham Hotspurs, where he played under manager Terry Neill. He then moved on to Arsenal, where he played from 1977 to 1981.
The Arsenal.com profile for Willie Young has been updated.
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