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Arsenal attacker sticks to his guns about Capello but tells Sam Wallace he wants a central striking role for club and country

Ian Holloway: We must get rid of this window that only the big boys can see through

The teams that suffer most are the ones that come up through the play-offs

Steve McClaren confirms he will stay at Nottingham Forest

Steve McClaren has confirmed he will be staying in his role as Nottingham Forest manager.

Wenger: 'This is a test'

Shell-shocked Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he must be big enough to handle the stick he will receive following his side's humiliating 8-2 defeat at Manchester United.

James Lawton: Humiliation hurts but reality cuts deeper into Wenger's belief

It wasn't so much a defeat, lopsided and embarrassingly wretched, but an exposure, a horrible episode of humiliation

James Lawton: Wenger will not walk away, but he remains in retreat from hard reality

If fans are given the highs once provided by Wenger, they become addicted. If their habit is disrupted, they look for a new dealer

It has not been the worst start, reassures Wenger

Arsene Wenger sought to ease concerns yesterday about Arsenal's start to the season, ahead of today's home match with Liverpool.

Arsene Wenger prepared to select Samir Nasri this weekend

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would have no problem picking contract rebel Samir Nasri against Liverpool tomorrow and urged Gunners fans not to jeer the France international.

Wenger urges Uefa to clarify its 'confusing' regulations

Arsène Wenger yesterday hit out at the lack of clarity in Uefa's rules governing touchline bans. Wenger was still waiting to learn whether he would be charged for his actions while serving a one-match ban during Tuesday night's Champions League play-off round first leg against Udinese.

James Lawton: Old invincibility now only serves to haunt Wenger

The tyranny of results invariably exerts itself. For Arsène Wenger it is now knocking on his door

This French resistance to the obvious truth...c'est magnifique

Belligerent, stubborn, unyielding.

McClaren admits to England errors

The former England manager Steve McClaren admits he made mistakes during his spell in charge of the national team.

Wenger is still the man for Arsenal, says Neville

Former United defender urges fans to be patient, insisting that replacing manager is 'unthinkable'

Wilshere ankle injury is latest blow to Capello's Dutch plans

Fabio Capello's plans for England's friendly against Holland on 10 August suffered another blow yesterday when Jack Wilshere aggravated an ankle injury that Arsène Wenger says all but rules him out the game.

Tim Rich: He may coach like Mourinho but Villas-Boas doesn't speak like him

There is too much that links Jose Mourinho to Andre Villas-Boas for there not to be comparisons. They came to Chelsea from Porto immediately after winning a European trophy. They began management young, neither had much of a playing career and they possess the kind of acute intelligence not always to be found in football. And yet in one respect they are very different.

My Liverpool Home, By Kenny Dalglish

Is Kenny Dalglish a better football manager than Roy Hodgson? In terms of domestic trophies won there's no contest, but set against that is Hodgson's success abroad and at international level.

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