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Hull sack manager Phil Brown

Hull today relieved manager Phil Brown of his duties and placed him on gardening leave with immediate effect, the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed.

Bendtner saves best for last to fuel Arsenal's title drive

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Manager Phil Brown is confident his Hull squad remains united for their relegation fight despite a training ground altercation between Jimmy Bullard and Nick Barmby.

Wenger guards against Arsenal complacency

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his side to keep themselves grounded when they head to relegation-battlers Hull tomorrow looking to maintain their title challenge.

Arteta targets Europe with Everton

Mikel Arteta intends to be playing on the European stage with Everton next season - and David Moyes expects him to break onto the international scene.

Arteta parades his old skills to hammer Hull

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