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Sep 22, 2015

Soccer-Mertesacker back for Arsenal’s derby with Spurs

LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Francis Coquelin will miss Arsenal’s League Cup tie at Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday with a knee injury but German defender Per Mertesacker, out for the last five matches, is fit to return, said manager Arsene Wenger.

French midfielder Coquelin suffered a swollen knee in Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea where Arsenal finished with nine men after having defender Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off.

Sep 22, 2015

Mertesacker returns to reinforce Arsenal defence v Spurs

LONDON (Reuters) – Francis Coquelin will miss Arsenal’s League Cup tie at Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday with a knee injury but German defender Per Mertesacker, out for the last five matches, is fit to return, said manager Arsene Wenger.

French midfielder Coquelin suffered a swollen knee in Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea where Arsenal finished with nine men after having defender Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off.

Sep 22, 2015

Soccer-Mertesacker returns to reinforce Arsenal defence v Spurs

LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Francis Coquelin will miss Arsenal’s League Cup tie at Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday with a knee injury but German defender Per Mertesacker, out for the last five matches, is fit to return, said manager Arsene Wenger.

French midfielder Coquelin suffered a swollen knee in Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea where Arsenal finished with nine men after having defender Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off.

Sep 21, 2015

Spurs in high spirits for Arsenal’s cup visit

LONDON (Reuters) – Just over a week ago Arsenal’s season was gaining momentum while their arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur were still looking for their first win but they meet in the League Cup on Wednesday with that scenario completely turned on its head.

Tottenham will host the first north London derby of the campaign in high spirits after three wins in eight days while Arsenal make the short trip to White Hart Lane beaten in their last two games while having three players sent off.

Sep 21, 2015

Villa boss Sherwood needs cup derby win to pacify fans

LONDON (Reuters) – Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood denied that his “honeymoon period” as boss was over on Monday, but desperately needs a win over local rivals Birmingham City to avoid the risk of the club filing divorce papers on him any time soon.

Sherwood became boss at Villa Park on Valentine’s Day but there has been little to warm the hearts of the fans since.

Sep 21, 2015

Soccer–Villa boss Sherwood needs cup derby win to pacify fans

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood denied that his “honeymoon period” as boss was over on Monday, but desperately needs a win over local rivals Birmingham City to avoid the risk of the club filing divorce papers on him any time soon.

Sherwood became boss at Villa Park on Valentine’s Day but there has been little to warm the hearts of the fans since.

Sep 21, 2015

Soccer-Spurs in high spirits for Arsenal’s cup visit

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Just over a week ago Arsenal’s season was gaining momentum while their arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur were still looking for their first win but they meet in the League Cup on Wednesday with that scenario completely turned on its head.

Tottenham will host the first north London derby of the campaign in high spirits after three wins in eight days while Arsenal make the short trip to White Hart Lane beaten in their last two games while having three players sent off.

Sep 20, 2015

Son shines at the Lane as Spurs beat Palace

LONDON (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min scored on his home Premier League debut as they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on Sunday to continue their climb up the table after a deserved victory in an end-to-end London derby.

Son, who joined the London club from Bayer Leverkusen for 22.0 million pounds ($34.18 million) last month, has made an electrifying start to his Spurs career after finding the winner against Palace in the 68th minute, having scored twice in the 3-1 win over FK Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.

Sep 20, 2015

Soccer-Son shines at the Lane as Spurs beat Palace

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min scored on his home Premier League debut as they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on Sunday to continue their climb up the table after a deserved victory in an end-to-end London derby.

Son, who joined the London club from Bayer Leverkusen for 22.0 million pounds ($34.18 million) last month, has made an electrifying start to his Spurs career after finding the winner against Palace in the 68th minute, having scored twice in the 3-1 win over FK Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.

Sep 20, 2015

Son shines at White Hart Lane to give Spurs victory

LONDON (Reuters) – Son Heung-min scored the only goal on his home Premier League debut as Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on Sunday and moved into the top half of the table after a well-deserved victory in an end-to-end London derby.

Son, who scored twice when Spurs beat FK Qarabag 3-1 in the Europa League on Thursday, scored again after Spurs broke up a Palace attack in the 68th minute.