The Gunners looked to be cruising until Christian Benteke pulled one back for the home side
Arsenal held on to win despite a nervy final 10 minutes and Wenger has credited his defence for soaking up the Villa pressure
Walcott taunted Spurs fans with the scoreline during Saturday's north London derby as he was carried of the Emirates Stadium pitch on a strecther
Theo Walcott will have a scan on Monday to ascertain the damage done to his knee late in Saturday’s 2-0 derby win over Tottenham. Should the test reveal ligament damage, as Arsène Wenger fears, the Arsenal manager may be forced into the transfer market.
Veteran French striker scores twice on comeback but FA will look into allegations
A look ahead of this week’s fixture at St James’s Park
The Arsenal midfielder admitted an FA misconduct charge following the offensive gesture
The Gunners' squad are given the night off to celebrate their Christmas party in style
However the Germany international has not ruled out a summer move to the Premier League
The Chelsea midfielder will lead out the side at Wembley on Friday
Pair join fellow Saint Rickie Lambert for the friendlies
Roy Hodgson has issued a rallying cry that England would meet the public expectation that they should reach the World Cup finals next summer, as they prepare for the first of their final two qualifiers against Montenegro – and added he would make no excuses in the event of failure.
English players, English tactics, English glory?
The 19-year-old scored the Latics' maiden goal in Europe and rounded out the scoring with a late goal in injury time
Footballing greats replace each of the 367 station names, but the real names unfortunately won't be changing anytime soon
Arsenal sit top of both the Premier League and their Champions League group although Arteta admits that they still have someway to go to replicate Arsene Wenger's unbeaten side of 2003-04