Sport Schalke's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrates after scoring

German youngster seemingly very unlikely to join the north London club this January

Thierry Henry reacts at the final whistle having scored the winner against Leeds United

James Lawton: A last hurrah for Henry... but when is it right to bow out?

Frenchman journeyed back to the best of times but the trick is to avoid the worst of endings

Thierry Henry takes his first step on to the Emirates turf last night

Jack Pitt-Brooke: Not just a goal, more a plot device in a dream scenario

How else could it possibly have gone? Arsenal's recent years have been a tale of frustrations, disappointments and love-sickness but last night they were reunited with their king and their script.

Making a comeback: Is returning to one's old stomping ground a good idea?

Of all the surprises that this weekend's FA Cup Third Round threw up, seeing the name "Paul Scholes" on Manchester United's substitutes bench was by far the most unexpected.

You Write the Caption - 06/01/12

Win a bottle of champagne

Bobby Zamora punches the air afters coring a last-gasp winner against Arsenal at Craven Cottage last night

Zamora's late show ensures dramatic riposte for Fulham

Fulham 2 Arsenal 1

Andy Carroll has had to adapt his robust style to fit in with the 'Liverpool way'

Ian Holloway: Why I was wrong to hang on to Adam... and other January horror stories

Hopefully the new clubs will learn from us, and learn how easy it is to stall

Dimitar Berbatov is too sublime a player to be limited to cameos for United

Chris McGrath: Berbatov: the beautiful and the damned

The Last Word

Wenger puts Van Persie rest ahead of record quest

Arsène Wenger, the Arsenal manager, says he is quite prepared to deny Robin van Persie a shot at breaking the Premier League calendar year goals record for the sake of the team.

Patrice Evra - here alongside the Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson - has faced racist abuse during his career

Evra was abused for being black. He's a victim not a villain

The Manchester United man is no saint but don't forget that he has endured racism and hatred for most of his career

Arsène Wenger admits 'football will play a part' tomorrow

Wenger to mull defensive woes over Christmas

Spare a thought for Arsène Wenger tomorrow.

Stunning Van Persie volley sinks Everton

Robin van Persie smashed a stunning volley as good as any in Arsenal's 125-year history to give the Gunners a 1-0 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium.

Statue of Arsenal Legend Tony Adams is unveiled at Emirates Stadium

Wenger wants fitting tribute from Arsenal players

Arsene Wenger has called on his Arsenal team not to let the club's 125th anniversary celebrations detract them from delivering a match-winning performance against Everton tomorrow.

Thierry Henry is currently training with Arsenal

Arsene Wenger denies Arsenal will make loan bid for Thierry Henry

Manager Arsene Wenger maintains he has given no thought to trying to bring Thierry Henry back on a short-term loan deal in January, but admits it is "an honour and a pleasure" to have the former captain back at the club.

Shay Given will not take Estonia lightly

Ireland must not underestimate Estonia warns Shay Given

Shay Given has warned his Republic of Ireland team-mates their play-off experience will count for nothing if they underestimate Estonia.

LA Galaxy advance at expense of New York Red Bulls

David Beckham had a hand in both goals as the LA Galaxy beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 last night to book a place in Major League Soccer's Western Conference final, where they will face Real Salt Lake.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

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Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee