This summer on, the fans are choosing their favourite Arsenal moments from the Premier League era.

Supporters have cast their votes in 10 categories - now it's time to reveal the results.

We're focusing on Arsenal's finest FREE-KICKS this week with expert analysis from former Gunner Perry Groves and Managing Editor Richard Clarke.

In fifth place with nine per cent of the vote is Robin van Persie's Carling Cup strike against Wigan at Highbury in 2006.

Read on for the story of that free-kick and click on the black box for our video feature with Perry, Richard and presenter Mark Pougatch.

On Tuesday we'll reveal which free-kick finished fourth in the poll.

Robin van Persie

VAN PERSIE v WIGAN (H) 24-01-2006
This was probably the night that Robin van Persie secured the mantle of 'free-kick specialist'.

Arsenal and Wigan were locked at 1-1 on aggregate in the second leg of their Carling Cup Semi-Final at Highbury when the Dutchman lined up a dead ball with 12 minutes of extra time remaining.

With Thierry Henry off the pitch it was down to Van Persie to provide some magic from 25 yards - and he did exactly that.

The Dutchman took his now familiar run-up and curled a beauty over the Wigan wall and beyond goalkeeper Mike Pollitt into the top corner of the North Bank goal.

Van Persie's free-kick had power and precision and looked like taking Arsenal to the Carling Cup Final. But it was not to be - Jason Roberts' even later strike took Wigan through on away goals.

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5 Jul 2010