There are many things in life which should never be mentioned in the same sentence - Arsenal and Spurs being a big example. The North London derby is one of the most hate-filled derbies in the world. But how does this transcend to the players? Well, ask any of these 15 players who played for Arsenal and Tottenham...
The 15 players who played for Arsenal and Tottenham
1. Jimmy Brain
The first of the players who played for Arsenal and Tottenham is Jimmy Brain, having made the switch almost a century ago. The striker scored 139 goals for Arsenal, making him the fifth highest goal scorer in the club's history. When he switched to Tottenham in 1931, he only scored 10 league goals.
Make of that what you will.
2. George Hunt
George Hunt is a Tottenham legend who chose to transfer to Arsenal (where have we seen that before?)
The late centre forward had a knack for scoring goals and had a very illustrious career, winning the First Division with Arsenal after he switched from Tottenham. He also lifted the FA Cup with Bolton as a manager, being adored by many clubs.
3. Freddie Cox
A legendary player, Freddie Cox played his football either side of the Second World War. Aside from serving in the war, he was a winger who would often contribute to goals. He made the switch from Tottenham to Arsenal in 1949, becoming the third player to represent both of the London rivals.
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