The countdown to the North London derby starts here.

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.

Tottenham Hotspur - Gold

ARSENAL 3-0 TOTTENHAM, 2009
The 11-second derby, so-called because that was the playing time which elapsed between Arsenal's first two goals. Van Persie and Fabregas got them - the second a stunning solo effort - and Van Persie added a third.

Tottenham Hotspur - Gold

ARSENAL 2-1 TOTTENHAM, 2007
Sub Bendtner soared to head the winner with his first touch of the game but Almunia was the real hero, saving Keane's penalty as Spurs threatened to take all three points once Berbatov had matched Adebayor's opener.

Tottenham Hotspur - Gold

ARSENAL 3-1 TOTTENHAM, 2007
Adebayor gave the hosts a deserved lead in this Carling Cup semi but Mido's header forced extra time. Aliadiere restored Arsenal's advantage and Adebayor helped home Rosicky's dinked finish to take the Gunners into the Final.

Tottenham Hotspur - Gold

ARSENAL 3-0 TOTTENHAM, 2006
Adebayor opened the scoring and, in the absence of Henry, Gilberto stepped up to stroke home a penalty before half time. The Brazilian did the same in the second half to secure a satisfying and comfortable win.

Tottenham Hotspur - Gold

ARSENAL 3-0 TOTTENHAM, 2002
Davies was sent off for Spurs but not before Henry had run 80 yards to score an outstanding opener - before running the same distance to celebrate. Ljungberg and Wiltord added to Spurs' misery after the break on another good day for the Gunners.

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