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Kieron Dyer makes loan move to Ipswich

West Ham midfielder Kieron Dyer has rejoined former club Ipswich Town on loan for a month, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

Wenger regrets Nasri injury but defeat is cruel

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Bendtner ignites Gunners Wembley charge

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Wenger dismisses Jewell's impact

Arsenal's change of heart towards the Carling Cup this season means tonight's semi-final second leg with Ipswich Town at the Emirates is of far greater significance than might otherwise be the case.

Wembley is 'huge' but promotion will be Jewell in crown

From the statue of Sir Alf Ramsey on one corner, past the Sir Bobby Robson Stand to the photographs in reception of Robson's teams with the FA Cup and Uefa Cup, Ipswich Town are a club happy to celebrate their past.

Ramsey ready for FA Cup return

Aaron Ramsey could start his first Arsenal match in 11 months tonight in the FA Cup at Elland Road. Ramsey has only played for Nottingham Forest on loan since breaking his leg at Stoke City last season, but he is back at Arsenal and in line to face Leeds.

Wenger looks to Upson for temporary security

Arsene Wenger has not ruled out the possibility of a short-term deal for the former Arsenal defender Matthew Upson to solve his defensive crisis after another shaky performance from Laurent Koscielny and Johan Djourou in the 1-0 defeat to Ipswich Town in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Arsenal must improve says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is confident his side can still reach the Carling Cup final - but conceded they must turn in a much-improved performance in the second leg to overcome Ipswich.

Priskin makes lacklustre Arsenal pay as Ipswich claim advantage

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Pressure is on Arsenal in Carling Cup says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger accepts Ipswich have "nothing to lose" in tonight's Carling Cup semi-final first leg at Portman Road as Arsenal look to learn the lessons of their warning against Leeds.

Wenger could turn to Upson to fill the void in his defence

Arsene Wenger said yesterday that he is in the market for a new centre-back with Premier League experience this month and it is understood a move for the former Arsenal defender Matthew Upson is also under consideration.

Jewell takes over at Portman Road

Ipswich yesterday announced that Paul Jewell has signed a two-and-a-half year contract as their new manager and the former Derby and Wigan manager then claimed he knows how to lead teams to promotion.

Paul Jewell named Ipswich manager

New Ipswich manager Paul Jewell will be among the spectators for Wednesday's Carling Cup semi-final with Arsenal before beginning his attempt to rebuild the shattered confidence at Portman Road.

Arsene Wenger considers emergency Arsenal signing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger fears he will have no option but to quickly buy a new centre-back should Sebastien Squillaci's hamstring problem prove a serious injury.

Chelsea thrash Ipswich to earn brief respite

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