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Official: Bergkamp Is Not A Spud

Official: Bergkamp Is Not A Spud

In his elustrious career at Highbury, on many ocassions it had been rumoured that Dennis Bergkamp spent his youth as a Spurs fan. Well, that's just not true.

With Bergkamp's testamonial only days away, Arsenal.com have made this week 'Bergkamp Week' and in a section called 'Myth busters' DB10 has revealed that rumours that he is a Tottenham fan have been fabricated.

The Gunners Legend admits that he was a massive Hoddle fan, but his comments over the years had been twisted to make them more interesting, I mean, a spud playing for the Gunners?!? That's just not cricket.

Bergy said,

'People often assume I'm a Spurs fan, but thats not true, I'm a fan of Glen Hoddle, not of Spurs.'

'There's a lot of questions of course, espescially when I came over here, and I never understood the rivalry between Arsenal & Tottenham, till I came here of course, but it's interesting for a lot of people, espescially the media that someone who plays for Arsenal used to be a fan of Tottenham but I've never really been a fan of particular teams, I've played in the youth for Ajax but it's normal that you support that team but outside Holland I never really had a favorite team.'

'The question has been asked many times, but then they ask what kind of players you admire, well [it was] Glen Hoddle at the time when he played for Spurs but when he played for other teams aswell, purely his style of football I admired.'

'So thats absolutely not true that I supported Spurs.'

Well Dennis, that just makes you more of a legend in my book.

We'll miss you!!

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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Wednesday July 19 2006
Time: 6:15PM

Comments

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Thats the closest the spuds will ever get to associating him with their club, haha
St Jimmy
19/07/2006 18:45:00
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" glen hoddle?? lol he must be a spud, but having said that the mans a genius"
millers4eva
19/07/2006 19:09:00
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Millers, even coming from an Arsenal fan, Glen Hoddle was an excellent player and one of the grestest passers of the ball.
Rocky7
19/07/2006 19:49:00
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i rate glen hoddle very highly. he was great. im also *****ed off that bregkamp is old i wish he was a few years younger we really gona miss his quality
abdleb
19/07/2006 20:55:00
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Well, the irony. What with Wenger signing Hoddle from sp*rs.
Tripping
19/07/2006 21:26:00
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Nice one bergy!
OzDan
20/07/2006 08:38:00
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Why don't we all club together, buy DB10 a really fast electric wheelchair and sign him for another 4 years. I'm gonna miss him, he's given me some great times. The man's a true god!!!
scooch
20/07/2006 09:28:00
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not the most goals but always the most memorable. my fav was the goal vs newcastle where he...(need i say more??)
mish
20/07/2006 11:35:00
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was a great goal. dennis was and is a great player. legend. this isnt to do with dennis bergkamp or anyfink bt how bout cole to real madrid for baptista and robinho and no cash
ArsenalRob
20/07/2006 13:14:00
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Will be hard to replace, your gonna struggle this yer if u dont buy a few more players
Boony
20/07/2006 14:57:00
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