Sport Theo Walcott lies injured on the pitch in Arsenal's FA Cup victory over Tottenham

The Gunners are continuing to defy expectations that they will fall away in the Premier League title race despite a merry-go-round of injuries and knocks to key players

Gerrard double rescues England after Dawson's slip

England 2 Hungary 1

Unfinished business is manager's motivation

After his side's dismal World Cup, the Italian is driven to restore his reputation

Wenger confident Arsenal can climb final 'two steps'

Arsene Wenger may be confident Arsenal can climb the "two stairs" necessary to win the title this season but they are likely to have to start their ascent at Liverpool on Sunday without Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie.

Five miss England training

Fabio Capello's new-look England were reduced to training with just 16 of the 23 players he originally selected as the Three Lions began preparations for Wednesday's friendly with Hungary at Wembley.

Robinson and Brown walk out on Capello's new-look squad

Fabio Capello's attempt to rebuild confidence in his England regime after the summer's dismal World Cup finals showing was undermined yet again yesterday when Wes Brown and Paul Robinson responded to call-ups for Wednesday's friendly against Hungary by withdrawing from the squad and retiring from international football.

I half-expected the FA to sack me, admits Capello

Fabio puts faith in young Gunners Wilshere and Gibbs for Hungary friendly

Wilshere and Gibbs poised to offer England fresh hope

Arsenal pair expect to be called up in Fabio Capello's revamped squad to face Hungary next week

Barcelona admit defeat in chase for Fabregas

The Barcelona president, Sandro Rosell, yesterday conceded the Spanish champions will probably fail in their attempt to force Arsenal into selling their prize asset Cesc Fabregas to the Spanish club.

England sink to lowest ever Fifa ranking

England have never performed as poorly at a World Cup finals as they did in South Africa.

The Italian's job: to bring in fresh blood and win back dressing room

When the Football Association left South Africa in a hurry on Monday evening they did so promising that Sir Dave Richards' investigation into the failings of England's 2010 World Cup campaign would take "a few weeks" at the very least to reflect on Fabio Capello's future.

Capello to continue as England manager

Fabio Capello is to remain as England manager.

Capello wants to utilise Arsenal youngsters

Fabio Capello is ready to hand Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Kieran Gibbs England call-ups if he remains as national team boss.

England must look to Under-17s side to build a convincing future

Fabio Capello's articulation of his next generation of players was not one to lift the heart yesterday. He listed Michael Dawson (aged 26, who left South Africa without a minute's action last night), Bobby Zamora and Owen Hargreaves (both 29), before struggling with the pronunciation of Jack Wilshere.

Capello left a dead man walking as FA refuses to pull the trigger

Elusive FA figurehead wants time to decide on manager's future – and his £10m payout

Wenger prepares to make two early signings

Arsène Wenger, the Arsenal manager, intends to have his summer transfer business concluded sooner rather than later and has warned it would be "dangerous" to buy a player just because they are a hit at the World Cup.

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