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City went behind after Sean Murray opened the scoring but replied instantly through the in-form striker

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski to miss rest of season

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski will miss the rest of the season as he requires surgery on a damaged shoulder.

Arsenal confirm Wojciech Szczesny is 'Arsenal No 1'

Arsene Wenger today confirmed Wojciech Szczesny is Arsenal's "number one" but challenged fit-again Manuel Almunia to reclaim the role - starting against Huddersfield in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Arsenal say Manuel Almunia could leave

Arsene Wenger has confirmed there is a "small chance" Manuel Almunia could leave Arsenal during the January transfer window.

Manuel Almunia's future in his own hands says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger maintains it will be Manuel Almunia's decision whether the veteran goalkeeper decides to stay and fight for his place as Arsenal number one.

Arsenal lose Gibbs again but Van Persie close to return

The Arsenal full-back Kieran Gibbs has been ruled out for "a few weeks" with the knee injury he sustained against Newcastle United on Wednesday. The loss of Gibbs was tempered, however, by news that Robin van Persie and Aaron Ramsey are set to resume training by the end of next week.

Fabregas injury likely to prevent return on Sunday

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Cesc Fabregas is unlikely to be fit in time for Arsenal's match with Chelsea on Sunday.

Are the yo-yo years finally over for high-flying West Bromwich?

Whenever there is a surprise result in the Premier League the focus is on what went wrong for the big club, never on the one causing the upset. So it was when West Bromwich Albion won at the Emirates on Saturday: Manuel Almunia's crisis of confidence and the damage done to Arsenal's title chances dominated coverage.

Capello won't be drawn on Arteta

The England manager, Fabio Capello, refused to comment yesterday on suggestions that he is contemplating the controversial selection of Mikel Arteta, Everton's Spanish midfielder who is eligible to play for England having never represented his native Spain.

Almunia speaks out about Arsenal future

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has said he would reluctantly consider his Arsenal future if boss Arsene Wenger signs another senior goalkeeper before the transfer deadline.

Wenger ready for 'hard work' as Arsenal fly out to Austria

Arsene Wenger will take his Arsenal squad out to a 10-day training camp in Austria today insisting the hard work starts now as he looks to mould them into a team capable of winning a first Premier League title since 2004.

Pienaar: 'This is a chance to make history and we have a vision we can do it'

Hosts' talisman says Bafana Bafana can at least reach the quarter-finals ahead of Mexico opener tomorrow

Arsenal's injury worries continue

Arsene Wenger sees little prospect of Arsenal's injury problems abating for Saturday's clash with Manchester City.

Critics are right about Arsenal, admits Almunia

Manuel Almunia believes Arsenal have deserved their recent criticism for falling off the pace in the race for the Premier League title but the goalkeeper is confident his side can learn their lessons.

Nani insists he never considered quitting Manchester United

Manchester United winger Nani insists he never thought about quitting Old Trafford even in the depths of his miserable form.

Wenger worries that his side have lost belief

Arsène Wenger has seen most things in his 13 seasons as Arsenal manager, though not even he has faced the possible backlash from an England captain scorned. Treading carefully to avoid any direct comment on John Terry on Friday, Wenger was more concerned that his team should produce a positive response to their own setback, namely the comprehensive home defeat last Sunday by Manchester United.

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