‘It’s like your life has led up to this moment’ – Bergkamp Jun13

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Ahead of the all-important Holland v Germany Euro 2012 encounter, wearethenorthbank.com thought it the perfect opportunity to share with you a fascinating insight into one of the most memorable moments in Dutch football history: Dennis Bergkamp’s amazing goal v Argentina at France 98,...

The North Bank Hall Of Fame: Patrick Vieira Jul18

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When Arsene Wenger agreed to take the manager’s job at Arsenal his first move was to instruct the board to sign a lanky midfield reserve from AC Milan. In 1996 very few Arsenal fans knew who either Wenger or Patrick Vieira were and none could predict the legendary status both would go...

The North Bank Hall Of Fame: Paul Davis Jul12

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On the 14th of May 1980 Arsenal lost 5-4 on penalties in the final of the Cup Winners Cup. In the shootout against Valencia Liam Brady missed a decisive penalty. That same summer, Arsenal’s creative inspiration left for Juventus and provided an opportunity for another talented left...

The Life and Times of Arsenal’s North Bank Jun27

The Life and Times o...

There are many different factors that get a youngster hooked on Football. Kicking around an under inflated ball up the park or watching a great match on TV do it for some people but for me it was my first visit to the North Bank, Highbury. Whilst I still get a rush of excitement as I turn...

The North Bank Hall of Fame: Peter Storey Jun17

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How many times in recent years have we moaned about a lack of physical or mental toughness? We wonder what we might achieve if we put Tony Adams or Patrick Vieira in this current side. Ask fans who’ve followed Arsenal since the less flamboyant days and they’ll add another name to...

The North Bank Hall of Fame: Anders Limpar Jun09

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When Anders Limpar signed for Arsenal in the summer of 1990 it felt like quite a big deal. This was pre internet gossip, pre regular £20m plus transfer fees and before every side was packed with an array of International stars. Signing any foreign international, even if you had no idea who...