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

Capello goes extra mile to help Carroll's fitness battle

Striker still in the running for England debut / Bothroyd speaks of long journey to call-up

Wenger hopes Diaby recovers soon

Arsene Wenger is keeping his fingers crossed Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby will be back in action sooner rather than later.

Best of Bendtner to come says Wenger

Arsene Wenger is optimistic Arsenal fans will soon see the best of Nicklas Bendtner.

Fabregas admits thwarted Barça move still plays on his mind

Arsenal captain insists side must rediscover 'winning mentality' after suffering successive League defeats

Fabregas speaks candidly about Barcelona transfer

Cesc Fabregas understands why Arsenal felt allowing him to join Barcelona was "impossible" - but maintains the Gunners must find their "winning mentality" this season.

Ten problems that Capello must solve

A rigid formation, a struggling striker and worries at Wembley are some of the issues plaguing the manager

Chris McGrath: Cole keeps up appearances, even if his image needs work

While he turns 30 in December few will be in the slightest hurry to hasten the succession given the paucity of cover available at the left-back position

Pearce says play-off could keep Wilshere from full England duty

Jack Wilshere may remain with Stuart Pearce's England Under-21 team for next Tuesday's European Championship play-off second leg, the manager admitted yesterday ahead of tonight's first leg at Carrow Road against Romania.

Walcott and Fabregas could be fit for Manchester City clash

Arsenal are set to be boosted by the return of fit-again captain Cesc Fabregas after the international break, while England forward Theo Walcott may also be available for the crunch trip to Manchester City in two weeks' time.

Nasri calls for more player protection

Arsenal winger Samir Nasri maintains players in the Barclays Premier League are not "evil", but feels referees should do more to protect players.

Rooney could be fit for England

Fabio Capello is expected to take Sir Alex Ferguson up on his offer to select Wayne Rooney for England's Euro 2012 qualifier with Montenegro.

Chamakh wins soft penalty on hard night for the Gunners

Partizan Belgrade 1 Arsenal 3

Power cut not enough to stop Arsenal

Partizan Belgrade 1 Arsenal 3

Almunia to miss Arsenal clash

Lukasz Fabianski will start in goal for Arsenal in their Champions League encounter at Partizan Belgrade tomorrow night after Manuel Almunia was ruled out with an elbow injury.

Wenger defends tackling stance

Arsene Wenger is surprised by the criticism he has received from Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce and Stoke boss Tony Pulis, but vowed to continue speaking out against over-the-top tackles.

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