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Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger praised Arsenal for the 1-0 win over Roma in their Champions League first-leg tie but rued his side’s failure to score more goals.

Aston Villa Aston Villa full-back Wilfred Bouma has made his return to football nearly eight months after suffering a dislocated ankle, playing 90 minutes for the reserves in a 4-3 win over Chelsea.

Blackburn Rovers Blackburn moved out of the relegation zone on goal difference with a hard-fought 2-1 defeat of Hull in an eventful clash at the KC Stadium

Bolton Wanderers Bolton manager Gary Megson’s new contract award was rewarded with a nervy victory over lowly Newcastle to ease the Trotters’ relegations fears. The Magpies, who remain in a scrap for survival, were undone by a sublime Ricardo Gardner shot early in the second-half.

Chelsea Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck has warned there will be big changes at the club next season, with the playing squad set for a major overhaul.

Everton Southend United youngster Femi Orenuja has completed a move to Premier League side Everton for an undisclosed transfer fee.

Fulham Fulham struck twice in four minutes to knock Championship side Swansea City out of the FA Cup and set up a quarter-final with Manchester United.

Hull City Blackburn moved out of the relegation zone on goal difference with a hard-fought 2-1 defeat of Hull in an eventful clash at the KC Stadium

Liverpool Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez says his side would be closer to Manchester United in the title race were it not for injuries to Fernando Torres.

Manchester City Striker Craig Bellamy will be sidelined for three weeks after suffering a knee injury in Manchester City’s defeat at West Ham United. The Wales captain tore fibres in a patella tendon.

Manchester United Manchester United completed phase two of their bid to secure an historic haul of five major trophies in a season as they beat Spurs on penalties in the Carling Cup Final at Wembley.

Middlesbrough Middlesbrough midfielder Josh Walker has signed a new deal to keep him at the Riverside until 2011

Newcastle United Bolton manager Gary Megson’s new contract award was rewarded with a nervy victory over lowly Newcastle to ease the Trotters’ relegations fears. The Magpies, who remain in a scrap for survival, were undone by a sublime Ricardo Gardner shot early in the second-half.

Portsmouth Tony Pulis says Stoke striker Mamady Sidibe is on track for a recall against Portsmouth on Saturday after over two months on the sidelines.

Stoke City Glenn Whelan scored a dramatic 90th-minute equaliser as Stoke frustrated Aston Villa in their bid to cement the fourth Champions League position. It ended 2-2 at Villa Park despite the home side leading 2-0 with two minutes left.

Sunderland Sunderland boss Ricky Sbragia admitted striker Kenwyne Jones was affected after he missed a key chance in the 2-0 defeat at Liverpool.

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Harry Redknapp quickly turned his thoughts to Tottenham’s relegation fight after their Carling Cup Final defeat to Manchester United, but praised his players’ spirit in holding United to a goalless draw through extra-time.

West Bromwich Albion Tony Mowbray believes West Brom centre-back Leon Barnett has the character to bounce back from his below-par performance against Newcastle.

West Ham United West Ham moved up to seventh in the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 victory over Manchester City. The Hammers were by far the better team throughout and Jack Collison won it in the second half.

Wigan Athletic Steve Bruce is prepared to throw midfielder Cho Won-hee straight into the action once the formalities of his Wigan transfer have been sealed.

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~ by awbroady on March 5, 2009.

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