Arsenal win with ease against Shakhtar

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Wenger's tough talk on tackling backfires

Arsenal 2 Birmingham City 1: Manager's call for action results in Wilshere seeing red as Arsenal ride luck.

Macheda says Rooney is 'a bit of a chav'

Federico Macheda's return to Old Trafford after his Italy Under-21 duty could prove a little awkward after the 19-year-old made an indiscreet comment to Italian journalists about his beleaguered Manchester United team-mate, Wayne Rooney.

Rooney is 'working class and vulgar' says Macheda

Federico Macheda may be in line for a tricky return to Old Trafford after an indiscrete comment to Italian journalists about beleaguered Manchester United team mate Wayne Rooney.

Walcott and Fabregas could be fit for Manchester City clash

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Wilkins and Essien doubt City's stamina for title

The Premier League table shows Manchester City are Chelsea's closest rivals, yet the defending champions do not seem to consider them as genuine challengers, despite their 1-0 defeat at Eastlands 10 days ago.

Chelsea claim fourth straight win over Arsenal

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Hold The Back Page: 02/10/2010

Squeaky bum time for...

Lukasz Fabianski

As one Arsenal fan lamented in the office this week, "Fabianski played quite well in Belgrade, didn't he." Yes, the oft-criticised one did.

Fabregas struggling ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsene Wenger today revealed Cesc Fabregas was unlikely to be fit in time for Arsenal's crunch clash with Chelsea on Sunday.

Fabianski relishing Chelsea test

Lukasz Fabianski claims he is "ready for Chelsea" after answering his critics with a fine display for Arsenal in the heat of Champions League battle against Partizan Belgrade.

Chamakh wins soft penalty on hard night for the Gunners

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Wenger pleased with 'faultless' Fabianksi

Arsene Wenger has challenged stand-in goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski to make the most of his next chance as Arsenal number one after helping the Gunners beat 10-man Partizan Belgrade 3-1 in Serbia - an opportunity which could well come at Chelsea on Sunday.

Wenger hails 'faultless' display from Fabianski

The howl of triumph emitted by Lukasz Fabianski after saving Cleo's second penalty in Belgrade last night revealed the anguish he has suffered in the Arsenal goal.

Power cut not enough to stop Arsenal

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