That will all change on Sunday if Arsenal lose to Tottenham in the North London derby. A win in the final derby at White Hart Lane will ensure Spurs finish above their rivals for the first time since 1995.
The world was a very different place when Arsenal, managed by Stewart Houston after George Graham had been sacked in disgrace following a bung scandal, came 12th in the table and Tottenham, led by Gerry Francis, finished seventh...
Blackburn Rovers were champions, a 20-year-old Robbie Fowler won the PFA Young Player of the Year award and Eric Cantona was suspended after having attacked a Crystal Palace fan with a kung-fu kick in January. Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw was still in utero at the end of the season, being born in July.
John Major was Prime Minister, but had to fight a leadership election to remain leader of the Conservative party, meanwhile Theresa May was working as head of European affairs at the Association for Payment Clearing Services. Nelson Mandela was only one year into his job as president of South Africa, while over in America, Donald Trump was preparing to buy the Miss World Pageant.
Barings Bank collapsed in February thanks to the reckless actions of rogue trader Nick Leeson. The OJ Simpson murder trial was in full swing and would not deliver its ‘not guilty’ verdict until October. Amazon sold its first ever book.
Read the full article on eurosport.co.uk: What the world looked like when Spurs last finished above Arsenal