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Fulham have last laugh in feud with Stoke

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Eredivisie: El Hamdaoui compared to Dennis Bergkamp

Signed by Martin Jol whilst he was manager of Tottenham Hotspur, Mounir El Hamdaoui failed to make a single appearance in the Premier League. His only game for Spurs of note was in the Peace Cup in 2005. This season though he is leading the goal-scoring charts.

FA launches new scheme to revolutionise coaching

Another season, another Football Association launch. A decade on from creating the FA Coaches Association, the game's governing body is still trying to get coaching recognised as a serious profession, one which is crucial to the development of a strong national team and domestic base.

Vote: The best Arsenal goals under Wenger

Arsenal passed 1000 league goals under the stewardship of Arsene Wenger at the weekend as they demolished Bolton 4-1.

Wenger reflects on 1,001 reasons to be cheerful

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Van der Vaart promises Tottenham: 'I'm a nice guy'

Harry Redknapp has previous with Dutchmen and caravans, but then Rafael van der Vaart has somewhat better credentials than Marco Boogers, the unfortunate striker who belongs in English football folklore.

Wenger attacks Stoke's 'rugby' tactics against goalkeepers

The season is only two games old but Arsenal's manager, Arsène Wenger, has already attacked what he described as "rugby" tactics by Stoke City.

The Premiership: 10 new faces to watch this season

From West Ham’s Mexican winger to City’s World Cup winner, Glenn Moore turns the spotlight on league’s latest arrivals

James Lawton: Can Van Persie steal the show and end the Dutch wait for glory?

The World Cup's Great Players: How much firepower does it take to blast a path through those Dutch demons - the fatal capacity to fire high calibre bullets at their own feet?

'When you don't talk on the pitch it's difficult. We didn't talk to each other at all'

Touré's feud with Gallas adds spice to today's Arsenal and City fixture – one already full of animosity.

Messi unable to take charge as Inter establish two-goal lead

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Wenger backs Campbell to defy hate

Defender faces a venomous response as he returns to White Hart Lane for the final time

Young guns can match 'Invincibles'

Sol Campbell calls on Arsenal team-mates to deliver first title since 2004
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