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Favorite Arsenal Player Bracket: Emirates and Highbury Region Fourth Round

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Elite Eight time!

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Hector Bellerin, Cesc Fabregas, Aaron Ramsey, and Martin Keown — you fought valiantly but didn’t have enough to dethrone the top seeds in your respective regions. At least I can take comfort in the fact that I seeded the top guys correctly. It’s #1 vs. #2 in both the Emirates and the Highbury regions. You guys have heard enough of me on these players, so this week, we’re going with quotes from and about them.

Voting is still open in the Hale End and London Colney regions, although it’s going to take something miraculous to swing any of those four contests. Look for the fourth round in those regions on Friday. For those of you on AMP and Apple news, you’ll need to go through a browser to be able to vote because our polls get stripped out by those services.

EMIRATES REGIONAL

FOURTH ROUND


#1 Ian Wright vs. #2 Tony Adams

Wright: “Arsenal is the greatest. It’s just the greatest football club in the world.”
Wright: “I just want to be remembered for being a hardworking, honest professional who done the best he could with the opportunity he got.”
Arsene Wenger on Wright: “When you put everything in the game like he does...that sometimes he doesn’t know where to stop because he is a passionate man, and an extroverted man. He says sometimes more than he thinks and that’s Ian Wright.”

Adams: “Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they’ll remember the name on the back.
Adams: “I will sign every contract Arsenal put in front of me without reading it.”
Sir Alex Ferguson on Adams: “I would love to have had him in my side, and I don’t think it’s any secret that there were inquiries made at one time from Old Trafford.”
Adams: “Fergie said I was a Manchester United player in the wrong shirt — I said he was an Arsenal manager in the wrong blazer.”

Poll

Pick a winner

This poll is closed

  • 61%
    #1 Ian Wright
    (94 votes)
  • 38%
    #2 Tony Adams
    (59 votes)
153 votes total Vote Now


HIGHBURY REGIONAL

FOURTH ROUND


#1 Dennis Bergkamp vs. #2 Lee Dixon

Bergkamp: “Other clubs never came into my thoughts once I knew Arsenal wanted to sign me.”
Bergkamp: “Behind every kick of the ball there has to be a thought.”
Thierry Henry on Bergkamp: “I have always said [he] will remain the best partner I have ever had. He is a dream for a striker. The most important thing is the team...If you are in the game, on the bench or watching on TV, you want to learn then Dennis Bergkamp, with the way he can kill a team with one pass, is just amazing. He will sometimes do things out of nowhere.”
Bergkamp: “When you start supporting a football club, you don’t support it because of the trophies, or a player, or history, you support it because you found yourself somewhere there; found a place where you belong.”

Dixon: “I’ve never been a goalscorer, only own goals. Good own goals.”

Poll

Pick a winner

This poll is closed

  • 84%
    #1 Dennis Bergkamp
    (130 votes)
  • 15%
    #2 Lee Dixon
    (24 votes)
154 votes total Vote Now


Here is the overall bracket, for reference.