Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.

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Harry Arter at the Goldsands Stadium

Harry Arter interview: Artful Arter two wins from the dream

Bournemouth fans' Player of the Season is on the verge of  Completing journey from Conference South to Premier League. He tells Jack Pitt-Brooke they  can cross the line if they can keep the nerves at bay

Watford currently sit top of the Championship

Why lump it long is long gone in the Championship

The race for promotion has been characterised by teams playing open, attacking football because it creates a model for long- not short-term success

Jose Mourinho says victory over Manchester United 'was exactly what we wanted' despite critics of Chelsea display

The Blues won 1-0 despite being second best for much of the match

Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring for Chelsea

Chelsea vs Manchester United player ratings: Match-winner Eden Hazard leads the way, but Radamel Falcao endures game to forget

Man-for-man marking from the Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s winner against Hull City in last season’s FA Cup final at Wembley

Reading vs Arsenal: Aaron Ramsey seeks FA Cup salvation to end spell of emotional anguish

Arsenal midfielder targets Wembley success after tough year blighted with hamstring injury and his grandmother’s death

Theo Walcott has been used sparingly since his return from injury

Reading vs Arsenal: Alex Pearce aims to 'walk all over' Theo Walcott like he's still 12

Reading defender Alex Pearce remembers Theo Walcott as a ‘very quick’ 12-year-old opponent

Reading manager Steve Clarke

Arsenal vs Reading: Steve Clarke going it alone as Royals' manager refuses to be drawn on Arsene Wenger or Jose Mourinho

Reading manager says he's an independent manager who doesn't 'go picking up the phone and asking other managers what you should be doing'

Wojciech Szczesny (right) and David Ospina head for Arsenal training at London Colney

Arsenal vs Reading: Arsene Wenger hints that Wojciech Szczesny's time at the club may be nearing an end

The Pole received an ambiguous endorsement when his manager was asked about the goalkeeper's long-term future at the Emirates

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal vs Reading fixture clash with Chelsea vs Manchester United questioned by Arsene Wenger

The two high-profile games will kick off just 10 minutes apart

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