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Before every fixture you can take a trip down memory lane with some classic encounters against our forthcoming opponents. Click on the scores for match reports and click on the PLAY buttons to watch the best of the action from each game.

Freddie celebrates at Sunderland

S'LAND 0-4 ARSENAL, 2003
Relegated Sunderland bowed out of the Premier League with a humbling on home soil, thanks largely to Freddie Ljungberg's only hat-trick for Arsenal. Thierry Henry got the ball rolling and the Super Swede rounded off his treble with two minutes remaining.

Thierry Henry

S'LAND 0-3 ARSENAL, 2005
Song, Eboue and Van Persie all cut their teeth in this competition and the Ivorian hogged the headlines with a stunning 25-yard strike he has yet to better. Van Persie added a penalty and added a late third to complete an impressive win.

Theo Walcott

S'LAND 0-1 ARSENAL, 2008
Early signs that Theo Walcott's future may lie as a central striker. The teenager made a darting run in behind the Sunderland back four and Gilberto's through-ball picked him out perfectly. The finish was unerring and Arsenal held on.

08/09 Sunderland 1-1 Arsenal - Cesc Fabregas

S'LAND 1-1 ARSENAL, 2008
A last-gasp header from Cesc Fabregas earned Arsenal a deserved point after Grant Leadbitter's spectacular strike had threatened a shock at the Stadium of Light. The visitors kept going and got their reward in stoppage time.

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