Arsene Wenger warned his young Arsenal side cannot continue to miss "major opportunities" like at West Ham if they are to go on to deliver the Barclays Premier League title.
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The West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola insists he cannot afford to rest players for tonight's Carling Cup match against local rivals Millwall while the club works on targeting signings.
West Ham have been told to improve their offer if they want to acquire Livorno striker Alessandro Diamanti.
Theo Walcott came off the bench for the final 14 minutes of this compelling play-off second leg last night to secure England Under-21s' place in the European Championship finals in the Netherlands next summer. Two masterful pieces of finishing by the Arsenal prodigy stole a memorable victory at the BayArena, Leverkusen, after both teams had a man sent off.