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Arsenal Arsenal star Theo Walcott could be set for another spell on the sidelines after a knee injury ruled him out of next week’s Under-21 internationals. The 20-year-old has only just recovered from a shoulder injury sustained in training with England in November.

Aston Villa Aston Villa midfielder Gareth Barry admits Arsenal hold the upper hand in the race for fourth place – but is refusing to concede defeat.

Blackburn Rovers Injured striker Roque Santa Cruz has cast doubt on his ability to boost Blackburn’s battle against relegation due to a persistent knee tendonitis problem.

Bolton Wanderers
Midfielder Mark Davies is facing several weeks on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury against Fulham.

Chelsea Liverpool and Chelsea will meet again in the Champions League quarter-finals with the first leg at Anfield. The two meet in the competition for the fifth consecutive season.

Everton Nottingham Forest have swooped to sign Everton goalkeeper Iain Turner on loan until the end of the season.

Fulham Roy Hodgson has warned Liverpool and Chelsea not to expect too many favours from his Fulham side when they face Manchester United this weekend.

Hull City Hull manager Phil Brown has been fined &£2,500 and warned as to his future conduct by the FA following a charge of improper conduct. Brown and Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear were sent to the stands after a touchline row during the FA Cup clash at St James’ Park on 14 January.

Liverpool Liverpool and Chelsea will meet again in the Champions League quarter-finals with the first leg at Anfield. The two meet in the competition for the fifth consecutive season.

Manchester City Manchester City have been drawn against Hamburg in the Uefa Cup quarter-finals. If City overcome the German side, who are managed by former Tottenham manager Martin Jol, they will face Werder Bremen or Udinese in the semi-finals.

Manchester United Holders Manchester United will take on 2004 winners FC Porto in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Middlesbrough Matthew Bates admits he is yet to agree a new contract with Middlesbrough, prompting the interest of a few Premier League clubs.

Newcastle United Hull manager Phil Brown has been fined &£2,500 and warned as to his future conduct by the FA following a charge of improper conduct. Brown and Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear were sent to the stands after a touchline row during the FA Cup clash at St James’ Park on 14 January.

Portsmouth Portsmouth striker Theofanis Gekas has publicly stated his anger at the lack of first-team opportunities at Fratton Park following his loan move from Bayer Leverkusen.

Stoke City Stoke City’s record signing Dave Kitson has gone back to Championship side Reading on loan until the end of the season

Sunderland Sunderland’s Craig Gordon admits being behind Martin Fulop in the pecking order is “frustrating and annoying” – but will fight for his jersey.

Tottenham Hotspur Ipswich boss Jim Magilton praised loanee Giovani dos Santos after the winger’s solo goal earned his side a 1-1 draw at home to Burnley.

West Bromwich Albion West Brom failed to take advantage of an injury-hit West Ham side in an uneventful 0-0 draw at Upton Park.

West Ham United West Ham United goalkeeper Robert Green felt he was fortunate to escape without serious injury when he was caught by Jonas Olsson’s elbow in the goalless draw with West Brom.

Wigan Athletic Wigan are ready to thrust midfielder Cho Won-Hee straight into first-team action after signing the South Korea international on a free transfer.

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~ by awbroady on March 21, 2009.

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