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.

Fabianski pleased with his contribution

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski believes the experience he is gaining from being a regular first-team player is helping him cope with the kind of error he made against Newcastle.

New Zealand captain relishing final

New Zealand's Benji Marshall is ready to cope with the pressure of single-handedly spearheading his side's challenge in Saturday's Four Nations final against Australia at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.

McCarthy defends Fabregas over 'late' tackle

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Arsenal 2

Walcott urges Arsenal to take Wolves chance

Theo Walcott has told Arsenal to ensure tonight's game at Wolves is not another missed opportunity to cut the gap to Chelsea at the top of the Premier League. The Gunners suffered a surprise 1-0 home defeat to Newcastle on Sunday before watching Chelsea lose 2-0 at Liverpool, the second time this season Arsène Wenger's side have failed to capitalise on a slip-up from the champions.

Wenger targets home form improvement

Arsene Wenger accepts Arsenal must learn how to make the most of home advantage if they are to force themselves back into the Barclays Premier League title race after suffering a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Newcastle at Emirates Stadium.

Newcastle take shock win over Arsenal

Arsenal 0 Newcastle 1

Lukasz Fabianski concentrating on short-term Arsenal future

Lukasz Fabianski will stay focused on the job in hand as he looks to cement his place as Arsenal number one.

Nightmare for Eastmond as Eduardo sinks listless Arsenal

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Arsenal 1

Late header gives Arsenal deserved points

Arsenal 1 West Ham 0

Wenger recalls own difficult start to reassure Grant

Avram Grant, the West Ham United manager, has spoken to Arsène Wenger about the problems the Frenchman faced when he first arrived at Arsenal.

Fabregas tired of title talk

Cesc Fabregas is fed up with having to field questions on Arsenal title credentials - win or lose - and maintains the only answer which matters will come at the end of the season.

Arsenal strike a blow for the old guard against City

Manchester City 0 Arsenal 3

Djourou talks up Arsenal Champions League chances

Johan Djourou believes last night's 5-1 hammering of Shakhtar Donetsk proves that Arsenal are capable of making a serious challenge for the Champions League this season.

Fabregas back to lift Arsenal into European comfort zone

Arsenal 5 Shakhtar Donetsk 1
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