Title Race Turns Arsenal’s Way On This Day, 3rd March 1991

Having ceded their throne tamely in 1989-90, Arsenal made a determined effort to become regain their title. For the second time in three seasons, Anfield was set as the battleground for the match which would decide the outcome of League title. Liverpool had to win as the grip of their dominance on English football loosened, Arsenal were obdurate opponents built upon the bedrock of a defence which would be breached only 18 times in this particular campaign.

Once more, Arsenal came, saw and conquered.

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Arsenal’s Anfield Exit From League Cup On This Day, 8th December 1981

07121981 Liverpool 3Having been held at Highbury by ten-man Liverpool in the original match, this replay ought to have been a formality for the dominant force in English football but Arsenal made them work hard for victory, with extra time proving to be the difference between the two sides.

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