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Arsene Wenger is keeping his fingers crossed the international schedule will not have robbed Arsenal of more key men after Russia playmaker Andrey Arshavin was ruled out for three matches.

Lennon turns on the style as England crush Croatia

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Uefa's general secretary David Taylor has insisted there was no 'old pals' act' surrounding the disciplinary action against Arsenal striker Eduardo for diving against Celtic.

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Croatia boss Slaven Bilic insists he was complimenting Fabio Capello's team when he suggested they lost their "Englishness" under the Italian.

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A most reasonable expectation is that England will tonight qualify for next summer's World Cup finals without a single blemish.

Slovenia accuse Rooney of trying to dupe referee

Wayne Rooney heads into Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Croatia with his integrity under the spotlight after Slovenian players accused him of conning referee Jonas Eriksson during England's 2-1 victory on Saturday.

James Lawton: Chelsea must pay for believing they are rich enough to make up their own rules

It was as certain as the dawn on Fulham Road yesterday that a small army of international sports lawyers, including one who sits on the Court of Arbitration for Sport, would line up to tell us that Chelsea will be spared the full weight of Fifa's decision to ban them from the transfer market until January, 2011.

Ferguson puts his weight behind Uefa's war on diving

The Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Uefa's decision to ban Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva for deceiving a referee.

Terry: England lose out because we are too honest to dive

Captain claims home-grown players miss out on decisions because they try to stay on their feet. Sam Wallace reports

Ferguson backs Eduardo ban decision

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has backed Uefa's decision to ban Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva for deceiving a referee.

Uefa made 'obvious errors' over Eduardo say Arsenal

Arsenal claim UEFA made "obvious errors" in their decision to hand striker Eduardo a two-match European ban for diving, and intend to appeal the "deeply flawed" ruling.

James Lawton: Chelsea and Arsenal may not agree but game needs harsh punishments

We can easily recognise the fingerprints of Uefa president Platini on the move by Fifa

Arsenal to mount Eduardo appeal

Arsenal are to appeal against what they call a "deeply flawed" decision by UEFA to hand striker Eduardo a two-match European ban for diving to win a penalty against Celtic in a Champions League qualifier.

Rooney denies diving accusation

Wayne Rooney has rounded on anyone trying to drag him into the on-going diving debate by declaring: "I am an honest player."

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