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Gunners get players vote

Posted on 12 May 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

<SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Arsenal have come out on top in a quick poll of our players and management asked for their FA Cup Final predictions.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Most thought Saturday&rsquo&#59;s showpiece at Cardiff&rsquo&#59;s Millennium Stadium would be won by odd goal with seven of the 10 plumping for the Gunners.<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Steffen Freund insisted: &ldquo&#59;As a German I would have to say that I hope Liverpool win the FA Cup Final but I am honest, we lost in the semi-final against Arsenal and I think they can win it.<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">&ldquo&#59;For Liverpool is very, very hard to play every third day in such important games.<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">&ldquo&#59;I think Arsenal are favourites. To be honest, I don&rsquo&#59;t mind so much saying that we lost to the winners!<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">&ldquo&#59;I know the Tottenham fans will not like that answer but I think Arsenal will win. They have played very well in the FA Cup this season. I think they will win 1-0, Sylvain Wiltord to score.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">The rest of the predictions were as follows:<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Simon Davies: &ldquo&#59;I think it will be 2-1 to Arsenal.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">John Piercy: &ldquo&#59;I go for 2-1 to Liverpool. I just think it&rsquo&#59;s Liverpool&rsquo&#59;s season.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Theo Foley: &ldquo&#59;2-0 to Arsenal. They will have too much on the day.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Matthew Etherington: &ldquo&#59;A tight game and Arsenal will nick it, perhaps 2-1.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Maurico Taricco: &ldquo&#59;I think 2-1 to Liverpool. They are on fire at the moment.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Sergei Rebrov: &ldquo&#59;I say 2-1 to Arsenal.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Ledley King: &ldquo&#59;I think there will be goals in it and go for 3-2 to Arsenal.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Tim Sherwood: &ldquo&#59;Arsenal will win it 2-1.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN><P class=MsoNormal><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial&#59; FONT-SIZE: 10pt&#59; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">Chris Hughton: &ldquo&#59;A tight game and Liverpool to win by the only goal.&rdquo&#59;<o:p></o:p></SPAN>