Tottenham Hotspur striker abandoned his car – just to score in the North London Derby

Sergei Rebrov of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates during the FA Carling Premiership match against Arsenal at White Hart Lane in London. The match was drawn 1-1. \ Mandatory Credit: Jamie McDonald /Allsport
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Tottenham Hotspur versus Arsenal is one of the biggest games in the Premier League calendar, so a player nearly missing the match after getting stuck in traffic certainly isn't ideal.

That's exactly what happened to former Tottenham Hotspur striker Serhiy Rebrov, though. Fortunately, the Ukrainian managed to reach the old White Hart Lane ground just in time for kick-off, and even retained his place in the starting XI despite his poor timekeeping. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future. 

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