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Stoke have been given a boost ahead of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Bolton at Wembley after they learnt that striker Ricardo Fuller would be available to play.

Parker holds key if Capello is to unlock talent of Wilshere

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The Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has asked Premier League referees to provide players with more protection following a spate of poor tackling.

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Midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been named as the new Wales captain, manager Gary Speed has announced.

Aaron Ramsey: 'When I saw my leg, all kinds of thoughts went through my head'

Aaron Ramsey is back at Arsenal and back to his best after his long rehabilitation from injury. But, he tells Arthur Renard, a year on and he still can't bring himself to speak to Stoke's Ryan Shawcross after that tackle

Ricketts determined to raise game for England

Sam Ricketts is confident Wales can match England next month despite a poor start to the Gary Speed era. Speed's first match as Wales manager ended in a limp 3-0 defeat as his side capitulated in the second half of their Carling Nations Cup opener against the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday night.

Arsenal set to loan Aaron Ramsey to Cardiff

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