Sport Garcia's ghost goal: In another duel with Liverpool, Chelsea lost in the Champions League semi-finals with a disputed goal from Luis Garcia. “It was a goal that came from the moon,” said Mourinho, who never acknowledged the goal in the future

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Six wins from six needed says Almunia

Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has warned his team-mates they must win all six of their remaining Barclays Premier League matches if they are to pip Manchester United and Chelsea to the title.

Fabregas fears leg break after Arsenal comeback

Captain scores late penalty to earn his side thrilling 2-2 draw with Barcelona but could be out of World Cup

Fabregas only '40 per cent' chance of playing, says Wenger

Arsenal manager to give his captain late fitness test for Champions League quarter-final tie against Barcelona

Wenger plays down van Persie expectations

Arsene Wenger has warned not to expect "miracles" from Robin van Persie should the Arsenal forward return to action before the end of the season.

Van Persie is looking 'sharp' says Wenger

The Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger said yesterday that his Dutch striker Robin van Persie is looking "very sharp" and that he hopes he will be back before the end of the season. The 26 year-old has been missing since suffering ankle ligament damage in an international friendly last November.

Vermaelen red card appeal rejected

Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen must serve a one-match suspension after his appeal against the red card received in Saturday's victory over West Ham was rejected.

Mathieu Bastareaud: Irresistible rise of France's boy from the banlieues

If France win the Grand Slam, they will owe much to their controversial star. Paul Newman speaks to Mathieu Bastareaud about his still unforgiven past, and visits the Parisian suburbs where his story began

Wenger urges Arsenal to focus on Premier League

Arsene Wenger has called on his Arsenal players to focus on beating West Ham to go top of the Barclays Premier League tomorrow rather than be distracted by their glamour Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona.

Song itching for Arsenal return

Alex Song admits he has been going crazy watching from the sidelines during a two-match ban - and cannot wait to get back into the thick of Arsenal's title challenge.

Fabregas set to return to lift Arsenal's title push

Cesc Fabregas is poised to return from injury as Arsenal entertain West Ham United tomorrow, but William Gallas' fitness is an ongoing concern for his manager, Arsène Wenger.

Fabregas set to return for Arsenal

Cesc Fabregas is poised to return from injury as Arsenal entertain West Ham on Saturday, but William Gallas' fitness is an ongoing concern for manager Arsene Wenger.

Campbell predicts tough Arsenal run-in

Veteran defender Sol Campbell has warned Arsenal's youngsters not to expect an easy ride as they battle to land the Barclays Premier League title.

Fabregas needs 'miracle' to be fit

Arsene Wenger accepts it will take a "miracle" for Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas to be fit for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Hull.

Coyle rejects suggestions Arsenal are targeted

The Bolton Wanderers manager, Owen Coyle, has dismissed his Arsenal counterpart Arsène Wenger's claim his players are targeted by Premier League opponents.

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