Sport Thierry Henry and Robert Pires are both training with Arsenal but Arsene Wenger insists he won't be making a move to bring them back to the club

Henry is currently training with the Gunners along with Robert Pires but Wenger insists that he will not be making a move to bring the striker back for a third spell with the club

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.

Sol Campbell sues troubled Portsmouth

Portsmouth's financial woes have increased after the club confirmed today they are being sued by Sol Campbell for fees and bonuses their former defender claims he is owed.

Wenger worries title challenge could be sunk by injuries

Arsene Wenger yesterday admitted that he is at a loss to explain Arsenal's lengthy injury list but knows that it could undermine their push for the title over the coming weeks.

Outside Edge (17/01/10)

Geoffrey Boycott has kindly offered help to Michael Owen in his bid to secure a World Cup place. The answer for the struggling striker? Feng shui, of course. "I wrote to him to say, 'Look at this," explains The Greatest Living Englishman. "He needs that spark which maybe this can give him. During treatment for cancer I slept in different rooms, facing different ways... it worked for me." Always has been particular about his accommodation, our Geoff, as the note he once left for an expat admirer who had graciously given him free, exclusive use of a luxury villa in Barbados indicates: "Next time I stay here, make sure there are cereal bowls. I don't like eating my breakfast from flat dishes." Plenty of snap with the crackle and pop.

Wenger looks for Fabregas to show his clinical side

Arsene Wenger has brought Sol Campbell in from the cold this week but it is the return of Cesc Fabregas that is most eagerly anticipated at Arsenal when the midfielder comes back into the team tomorrow for the first time since 27 December.

Campbell confident of major role for Arsenal

Former England international Sol Campbell insists he can play a major part in helping Arsenal to land the Barclays Premier League title this season.

Many happy returns: Footballers who re-signed for old clubs

Arsenal's decision to re-sign Sol Campbell has raised a few eyebrows.

Backe quits as Notts County manager

Notts County have confirmed that manager Hans Backe has resigned just seven weeks after signing a three-year contract at Meadow Lane.

Scholes and Giggs to get new United deals

Paul Scholes might be unsure whether he's got another season in him but his manager certainly isn't. Both he and Ryan Giggs will be offered a new, one-year rolling contract Sir Alex Ferguson revealed yesterday. "We're sure about him," Ferguson said with a fond smile. "He knows that."

Arsenal refuse to rule out Campbell move

Arsene Wenger today refused to rule out a move for former Arsenal captain Sol Campbell when the transfer window opens in January.

Ferguson rules out Campbell Manchester United move

Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out a January move for former England defender Sol Campbell - and insisted he has money to spend if he wanted to.

Eriksson is ready to walk out on County

Director of football rules out financial help as Munto Finance puts club up for sale

Manchester United in shock move for Sol Campbell

Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to turn to Sol Campbell to ease the defensive crisis engulfing Manchester United according to various reports today.

Minister embroiled in hacking row over voicemail messages

The controversy over the News of the World is re-opened with new claims about the then media minister and Boris Johnson – and now footballer Sol Campbell is contacting the police

Hughton plays down Campbell's Newcastle comments

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton has played down reports linking Sol Campbell with a move to the club.

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