Capital One Cup: Arsenal Fans Rip Down Signs At White Hart Lane As Tottenham Derby Descends Into Idiocy (Photos)

Chris Wright

24th, September 2015



While hardly the most volatile North London Derby on record, last night’s Capital One Cup meeting between Tottenham and Arsenal at White Hart Lane still saw its fair share of uncouth behaviour.

Indeed, a gaggle of mischievous Arsenal fans tucked away in the corner made it their mission to slowly but surely dismantled the signage between the upper and lower tier as billboards were heaved from their rigging and tossed down to the lower level…

Not quite the “rampage” the Daily Mail are hooting about this morning, but still pretty juvenile stuff.

Here’s the (tiny) video evidence, courtesy of the Daily Mirror

As well as the banner removal service, there were also reports of “minor scuffles” between away fans and stewards both inside and outside the stadium during and after the game.

So, all in all, pretty much your typical NLD.