Cape Town - Tottenham have decided to ban a fan
from attending further games for an indefinite period of time after he
threw a banana skin onto the pitch during Sunday's Premier League clash
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The incident happened early in the North London derby at the Emirates
while the Arsenal players were celebrating the Pierre-Emerick
Aubameyang penalty that first put them ahead.
After the match, Metropolitan Police said they'd made seven arrests
for various public order offences, including one for an object thrown
onto the field of play.
"Behaviour such as this is completely unacceptable and the supporter
in question will be issued with a ban," a spokesman for the club said.
Aubameyang's spot-kick had put the Gunners 1-0 up, before Eric Dier
headed home to level the scores, with his raucous celebrations in front
of the Arsenal fans causing more drama.
Harry Kane then scored from the penalty spot to put the Spurs 2-1 up,
before Aubameyang was on hand again to draw them level early in the
Alexandre Lacazette came on from the bench to put the Gunners ahead
again, before Lucas Torreira netted a fourth goal to make sure of the
The result lifted Arsenal above their derby rivals into fourth in the
Premier League table, eight points behind leaders Manchester City.