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Five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend: Opening

Opening day results can be misleading – look at Villa

When Aston Villa won 3-1 at the Emirates on the opening day, Arsène  Wenger was castigated, Arsenal written off, and Villa talked of as top 10 material. Three games later, Arsenal are top and Villa loiter nervously above the relegation zone.

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Arsenal fixture threatened by Tube strike

Arsenal yesterday became the first London club to signal their home Boxing Day fixture was under threat from proposed industrial action that would hit Tube services in the capital. The club said that they were "monitoring the situation" regarding the proposed London Underground strike which could affect their game against Wolves on Monday.

FA Cup round-up: Tolley on target as Red Dragons' fire proves too much

Blue Square Conference leaders Wrexham led the giantkilling in yesterday's FA Cup Second Round, Jamie Tolley's goal just after the half-hour enough to beat League One Brentford 1-0 at Griffin Park and earn the Red Dragons a place in this afternoon's Third Round draw, with its tantalising potential for a tie at Old Trafford, Anfield or the Emirates.