We’re putting our north London rivalry briefly aside before kick-off on Sunday to commemorate the role played by former players on both sides at the Battle of the Somme.
Laurent Koscielny and Hugo Lloris have both joined in the Royal British Legion’s Sport Remembers campaign, calling on the nation’s sporting organisations, clubs and individuals to commemorate the role of sportspeople on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Many professional footballers made the ultimate sacrifice for their country during the First World War, including former Arsenal players Tommy Farrell and Leigh Roose, and Vivian John Woodward, who played more than 100 games for Tottenham.
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